Brunch has become one of the hottest meals in Las Vegas, and now five restaurants added the weekend experience to their repertories. Here’s a look at what they’re offering and when.
The Italian restaurant at the Venetian now serves brunch every Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dishes include ricotta pancakes with kumquats, mascarpone crema, lemon zest, and maple syrup; a frittata with organic egg, asiago cheese, spinach, red onions, and plum tomatoes; house cured salmon with buckwheat toast points, capers, red onions, and stracciatella; pancotto with duck egg, potato vellutata, smoked speck, and toasted ciabatta crostone; a Benedict with two poached eggs, crisp polenta, cotechino, creamed chard, and Hollandaise; egg raviolo with braised greens and organic egg filled pasta, pancetta, and brown butter; and steak amore with pancetta wrapped fillet mignon medallions, mushrooms, and parsley.
Bottomless mimosas, bloody Marys, and white peach Bellinis go for $28 from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
The restaurant inside the NoMad Hotel at the Park MGM added a weekly jazz brunch on Sundays from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Diners can order avocado toast, a mushroom omelet, pancakes, the NoMad French dip, and more. Bloody Marys and mimosas along with cocktails for two, such as the Zombie and the Walter Gibson, huge cocktails meant for four to eight such as the Pretty & Basic and American in Rome, and more. The Hot Club of Las Vegas performs gypsy jazz.
The Vietnamese restaurant in the southwest now has a Sunday brunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. with dishes such as a smoky heirloom beet salad, Vietnamese imperial rolls with Duroc pork and shrimp, a scallion pancake with duck confit, a souffle pancake with hemp seed granola and house made yuzu strawberry compote, challah bread French toast with blueberry compote, hot chicken and waffles, chilaquiles rojos with a fried brown organic egg, lemongrass braised short rib eggs Benedict, and more.
The barbecue restaurant at The Linq Promenade not only now serves breakfast daily, but has a weekend brunch on Saturday and Sunday from 8 a.m. to noon.
Biscuit egg sandwiches feature cheese, bacon, or smoked brisket, while a country chicken fried steak biscuit comes with country gravy. A 10-ounce New York Strip with eggs, fried chicken and waffle, chocolate chip and mixed fresh berry buttermilk pancakes, and an oversized yogurt parfait make the menu. Lunch favorites include Memphis-style pork ribs, barbecue nachos, and sandwiches such as the brisket melt along with a barbeuce salad are also available for brunch.
The Big Bloody Bull Rider with homemade beef jerky, jalapeño olives, a dry rub rim that can be loaded with a barbecue chicken wing, bacon, grilled shrimp, and brisket also makes the menu. A bottomless Virgil’s Ale is available during brunch for $18.
Breakfast is offered Monday through Friday from 8 to 11 a.m.
The bacon burger masters have a Wake N’Bacon brunch every Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. with bottomless mimosas for $20 and items such as pork belly Benedict with crispy seared pork belly and poached eggs with a chipotle Hollandaise on buttermilk biscuits with tater tot country potatoes; breakfast flatbread topped with mozzarella, egg whites, arugula, and cherry tomatoes; fried chicken and bacon pancakes with two pancakes made with chunks of bacon topped with fried chicken, gravy, and a sunny side-up egg; and a 50/50 omelet stuffed with classic or spicy 50/50 blend, avocado, cheddar cheese, and pico de gallo served with tater tot country potatoes.
The Arts District Italian restaurant serves brunch every Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. with bread pudding French toast sticks, ricotta pancakes, a chicken parm sandwich, pork beef meatball sandwich, and more.
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