The crepe, which originated in the Brittany region of France, is a deceptively simple meal. Unlike many of their breakfast menu counterparts, crepes can be prepared as a sweet or savory dish. The soft, thin delicacy comes hot from the griddle and filled with a wide range of ingredients that might include anything from fruit and chocolate to chicken and pesto. This makes the eternal Sunday morning dilemma of sugary, dessert-like breakfast versus eggs and bacon much easier to solve.
Whether the day calls for a sit-down brunch filled with crepes and mimosas or takeout for the whole family, here are five restaurants to order crepes from this weekend in Las Vegas.
A cozy westside creperie
Located on the westside of Las Vegas, The Real Crepe is an intimate spot that boasts authentic French crepes prepared by a couple with roots in Brittany. The warmly lit restaurant serves classic crepes filled with ingredients such as chestnut cream and apricot jam along with specialties including La Brittany, made with salted caramel butter and chunks of butter cookies. On the weekend, diners can stop by for brunch and order a savory galette, sweet crepe plus one drink for $15.
The Real Crepe, 7595 W. Washington Ave; 702-701-4516
Crepes in Paris
The Eiffel Tower outside of Paris Las Vegas may only be half the size of the real thing, but the crepes served at La Creperie inside make for a little taste of France. The longstanding casual restaurant offers both sweet and savory crepes. Diners can order caramel apple crepes with Chantilly cream for breakfast or shrimp and wild mushrooms with bechamel sauce for lunch and then sit back and enjoy them in the resort’s replica Parisian village.
La Creperie, Paris Las Vegas, 3655 Las Vegas Blvd. S.; 702-946-7000
What’s Crepe is an Asian influenced creperie that features a whimsical take on the French dish. Here, crepes resemble ice cream cones. The handheld treats are available in varieties such as the creme brulee, which is filled with strawberries, custard and cream or the matcha truffle which features strawberry, chocolate and matcha sauce. Fruit infused teas and cheese cap smoothies are also on the menu.
What’s Crepe, 8665 W. Flamingo Road; 702-900-8850
Crepes, galettes and espresso
After a Sunday stroll through nearby Desert Breeze Park, there’s nothing better than a languorous meal of pear and salted caramel stuffed crepes or egg, ham and cheese filled galettes paired with a cappuccino at La Maison de Maggie. The restaurant serves crepes and galettes made with buckwheat and wheat flour imported from France plus omelettes, paninis and fresh smoothies.
La Maison de Maggie, 3455 S. Durango Drive, Suite 112; 702-823-4466
Customizable sweet crepes
With locations on Charleston Boulevard and Stewart Avenue, Crepe Station is the place to go for customizable sweet crepes. Diners can choose from red velvet, wheat or gluten-free batter and add fillings such as cream cheese, Nutella, condensed milk, pineapple, and peach. Savory crepe options include chicken pesto provolone and bacon, egg, and cheddar with chipotle dressing.
Crepe Station, 4664 W. Charleston Blvd.; 702-465-6218
5051 Stewart Ave.; 702-531-3324