Maybe it’s the pleasure of finding aesthetically pleasing wallpaper, a detailed mural, or some strange artifact in the least expected place. Maybe it’s the reliably good selfie lighting. Whatever it is, restaurant bathrooms are officially making Instagrammers crazy. In Las Vegas, where nearly everything is designed to be a spectacle, it comes as no surprise that seemingly private spaces such as bathrooms are tailor-made for a surprise when one takes a powder.
From stalls with city views to memorable decor, here are seven restaurants that put some design muscle into their bathrooms:
The floral wallpaper at Andiron Steak & Sea in Downtown Summerlin makes appearances all over Instagram and is synonymous with Champagne-soaked brunches paired with the restaurant’s candy table. Diners dressed in their Sunday best love to use the colorful backdrop — which extends from the bar area to the restrooms — for posing in front of after a boozy, Benedict-filled afternoon.
Andiron Steak & Sea, Downtown Summerlin, 1720 Festival Plaza Drive; 702-685-8002
A piece of history
When the Berlin Wall fell in 1989, it’s unlikely that anyone imagined a piece of it would end up in a Las Vegas casino restroom. Strangely enough, that’s exactly what happened. Gamblers will find a piece of the Berlin Wall along with historical photos in the men’s bathroom on the first floor of Main Street Station. Three urinals are mounted on a section of the Berlin Wall, which is encased behind glass.
Main Street Station, 200 N. Main St.; 702-387-1896
A private view of the Strip
The sweeping vistas — and complimentary Champagne toast for customers — have made the 64th-floor terrace at Skyfall Lounge a popular place to be at sunset. Customers who use the lounge’s restroom will be treated to a more private showing of the Strip. Views of nearby Mandalay Bay and the carpet of city lights in the distance are visible right from the toilet.
Skyfall Lounge, Delano, 3940 Las Vegas Blvd. S.; 702-632-7575
A secret art installation
Scott Hove is known for creating cake-inspired art with a jolt of punk-rock edge. Diners at Scotch 80 Prime at the Palms can experience the pink, razor-sharp dichotomy of his world by visiting an unmarked stall in the restaurant’s bathroom. The stall features pastel pink walls with a white icing design, plus mirrors and a chandelier.
Scotch 80 Prime, Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road; 702-942-7777
A Zen-like space
Diners at Sweets Raku will find a retreat from the chaos of Las Vegas in the dessert restaurant’s restroom, which feels more like a spa than a standard bathroom. Dimly lit with maroon tones in contrast to the clean white of the dining room, the one-person restroom has a Japanese toilet that includes a seat warmer, massager, and bidet. There’s also a waterfall-inspired sink with flowers and bamboo.
Sweets Raku, 5030 Spring Mountain Road; 702-367-3511
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A pink disco
Anyone who has ever sang into a hairbrush while getting ready for a night out will be transported back to that moment by visiting the women’s restroom at Paid in Full. The hot-pink space is outfitted with a disco ball, a unicorn, and a small couch for breaks in between particularly strenuous dance moves.
Paid in Full, 7225 S. Durango Drive, Suite 105; 702-605-4402
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A room key and baseball card gallery
Purveyors of hotel room keys and baseball cards will envy the bathrooms at Honey Salt. The west side restaurant has cleverly adorned restroom walls with a collage of hotel room keys in the women’s room and baseball cards in the men’s room.
Honey Salt, 1031 S. Rampart Blvd.; 702-445-6100
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