clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Once Again, the Slanted Door Delays Its Strip Debut

Charles Phan’s Vietnamese restaurant is behind schedule

An array of dishes at The Slanted Door
The Slanted Door
The Slanted Door [Official Site]

Officially announced in May 2017, promised for 2018, delayed until summer 2019, and now eyeing a winter 2020 debut, The Slanted Door is in no rush to expand from San Francisco to the Las Vegas Strip.

Now on its second executive chef before it even served a single meal, Charles Phan’s 8,200-square-foot Vietnamese restaurant is planned for the prominent corner space at the Las Vegas Boulevard entrance to the Forum Shops at Caesars.

The restaurant recently enlisted former Greene St. Kitchen chef de cuisine Lanny Chin to oversee the kitchen after former Momofuku chef Shaun King, who had taken the job, departed for Portland, Oregon, in May. The Slanted Door allocated an estimated construction budget of $3 million for the remodel back in 2018, still hidden behind plywood for the last two years.

The first out-of-state expansion for the award-winning brand features “vibrant home-style Vietnamese food in a modern setting.”

Also on the way to this section of the Forum Shops, Frida Mexican Cuisine and True Food Kitchen, currently hiring and advising potential employees to expect a winter 2020 arrival.

All Coverage of The Slanted Door [ELV]

All Coverage of Eater Tracking [ELV]

True Food Kitchen

120 Broadway Lane, , CA 94596 (925) 952-7314 Visit Website

Forum Shops at Caesars

3472 Las Vegas Blvd. S, Las Vegas, NV 89109 (702) 893-4800 Visit Website

The Slanted Door

3500 Las Vegas Blvd. S. , Las Vegas, NV 89109 Visit Website

Frida Mexican Cuisine

3500 Las Vegas Blvd. S. , Las Vegas, NV 89109 Visit Website

Greene St. Kitchen

4321 West Flamingo Road, , NV 89103 (702) 944-5965 Visit Website