Now that the new sports book had debuted at The Linq, attention has turned to the next phase of upgrades on the western side of the casino floor.
Earlier called The Bar at Linq and renamed Match Bar on new paperwork, the restaurant will replace the existing walls facing Las Vegas Boulevard with sliding glass doors. The remodel will create a large dining and drinking area with a shaded outdoor patio right on the Strip, a few steps from the pedestrian entrance to the Promenade.
While construction work has yet to begin on the bar project, on the Linq Promenade, the French restaurant originally known as Chez Marcel has been re-dubbed La Favorite Bistro, a sequel to the original on Paris’ Rue de Rivoli.
Located opposite Sprinkles cupcakes, the 5,962-square-foot restaurant will have room enough for 137 inside and has been built with an impressive estimated construction budget of $2,327,009.
The original French location launched in Le Marais in 2012, serving a traditional menu of bistro and cafe essentials. Controversially, restaurateur Keith McNally, owner of New York’s Balthazar, Minetta Tavern, and the shuttered Schiller’s Liquor Bar unhappily claims La Favorite’s Parisian interior is an “inch by inch” copy of Schiller’s European design.
Recently hiring for all positions, an opening date for the bistro has not been announced.
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