Emeril Lagasse’s Delmonico Steakhouse celebrated 20 years at the Venetian back in May, and now the classic restaurant with a New Orleans twist plans to spruce up later this fall.
In early November, the steakhouse along Restaurant Row at the resort closes to renovate, planning to reopen in mid- to late December. Delmonico filed paperwork to upgrade its main dining room, the Kitchen Table space, and main facade, filing for $743,000 in estimated construction work alone.
Delmonico Steakhouse, Lagasse’s take on the classic American steakhouse with Creole influences, features a killer whiskey list. Lagasse named the restaurant for the legendary, century-old New Orleans institution, Delmonico Restaurant & Bar. Lagasse purchased, renovated, and reopened the landmark New Orleans restaurant in 1998 as Emeril’s Delmonico, honoring its Creole tradition.
Chef de cuisine Ronnie Rainwater joined the restaurant shortly after its debut in 1999. The restaurant’s specialties include in-house, dry-aged bone-in rib steak, Emeril’s New Orleans barbecue shrimp, double-cut pork chop, and Chateaubriand carved table side.
Currently, Delmonico features 12-foot oak doors, vaulted ceilings, a petite grand piano, and glass French doors.
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