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Behold, the José Andrés Menu at the Esports Arena

Ready player one? Gamer-inspired dining arrives at the Luxor

Jose Andres Esports Arena Las Vegas 
Jose Andres Esports Arena Las Vegas 
Esports Arena Las Vegas

“Avid gamer” chef José Andrés launches his fifth Las Vegas dining concept this week, inside the “30,000-square-foot, multi-level” Esports Arena at the Luxor.

Designed for both the professional video-game player and the curious visitor, the “gamer-inspired menu” will be available to anyone entering the former home of the LAX Nightclub, just off the casino floor.

Players can discover the “competition stage, 50 foot LED video wall and daily gaming stations” for free during “standard operating hours” and sample dishes Andrés describes as “delicious, but also practical for the gaming environment.”

Serving “portions crafted with efficiency in mind,” earlier this year, the chef revealed “the development process has been a lot of fun as we determine what gamers will want to enjoy while playing.”

Those choices are now overseen by executive chef Matthew DiBari, former sous chef at Jaleo by José Andrés at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.

The arena also includes a “classic video game bar” featuring vintage arcade favorites like Pac-Man, but hands-on access to the contemporary video games requires the purchase of a $25 all-day gaming pass.



(Toasted seaweed wrapped around seasoned rice and vegetables)

Tekka Maki $11

Big Eye Tuna, scallion, crispy tempura bits

Salmon Maki $11

Salmon, scallion, crispy tempura bits, furikake

Ebi Maki $13

Crispy shrimp, green shiso leaf

Kinoko Maki $11

Roasted beech mushrooms, green shiso, crispy tempura bits

Unagi Maki $14

Barbecue eel, pickled ginger, crispy tempura bits



(Choose your crispy fried protein served over a bowl of warm rice, cabbage, onion, furikake, and topped with house-made Katsu sauce)

Pork Katsu $14

Tender braised pork

Chicken Katsu $14

Juicy and tender chicken thigh

Ebi Furai $16

Jumbo shrimp


(Fresh and Simple! Choose your fish to go over warm rice with furikake, avocado, Japanese pickles, onion and radish sprouts)

Tekka Don $16

Big Eye Tuna

Salmon Don $16


Una Don $16

Warm Barbecue Eel


(Poke began with fishermen seasoning the cut-offs from their catch to serve as a snack. Choose your player - fresh fish or vegetables - over rice, tamari, soy dressing, furikake, Japanese pickles, scallions, red onion and seaweed.)

Big Eye Tuna $14

Roasted Beet $12

Salmon $14

Avocado $12


Seaweed Salad $10

Cabbage, lettuce, radish, crispy tempura, sesame dressing

Vegetable $10

Avocado, tomato, cucumber, red onion, radish, sesame dressing


Sausage $16

Tomato sauce, spicy Italian sausage, fontina and parmesan cheeses, topped with arugula and olive oil

Mushroom & Herb $16

Beech, crimini and shiitake mushrooms, fresh mozzarella, oregano

Four Cheese $16

Tomato sauce with mozzarella, parmesan, telaggio and pecorino cheeses

Red, White & Green $14

Tomato, mozzarella cheese, basil



Chicken Club $13

Roasted chicken with crispy bacon, tomato, lettuce

Ham and Cheese $11

Sliced ham, manchego cheese, lettuce, spicy tomato sauce

Smoked Salmon $11

Dill-cream cheese, watercress, capers, red onion


Grilled 4 Cheese $11

Manchego, provolone, blue cheese, goat cheese with honey mustard dipping sauce

Grilled Ham & Cheese $13

Sliced ham, provolone, whole grain mustard

Fried Chicken Sandwich $13

Fried chicken, lettuce, hot peppers, spicy tomato sauce served on a bun


Caesar Salad $10

The classic salad of romaine lettuce, Parmesan cheese, house-made croutons

Roasted Beet Salad $10

Roasted beets, arugula, orange, walnuts, blue cheese with sherry dressing

Drinkable Gazpacho $6

Tomato gazpacho - drink up and power up!


Seasonal Fruit $6

Fresh Vegetables $6

Carrots, celery, lettuce hearts, radishes, snap peas, served with a buttermilk-herb dressing to dip


Ice Cream Mochi $6

The best way to eat ice cream!

Choose two flavors:


Chocolate chip


Green tea

Ice Cream Sandwiches $6

Two soft cocoa cookies with your choice of ice cream center:




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