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Louisiana-Style Cajun Seafood Now Boiling in Chinatown

Pick your seasonings at the Pier 88 Boiling Seafood & Bar

The exterior of the recently debuted Pier 88 Boiling Seafood & Bar at the Golden Spring Plaza in Chinatown.
Pier 88 Boiling Seafood & Bar
Pier 88 Boiling Seafood & Bar/Facebook

A confident newcomer to the local boil-in-a-bag seafood scene, Pier 88 Boiling Seafood & Bar has arrived at the Golden Spring Plaza, preparing a full menu including baskets, family favorites, po-boys, and fresh seafood that can be ordered by the pound.

Revealed last August and built from scratch, the 1,330-square-foot Pier 88 sits right on Spring Mountain Road, close to Duneville Street and across the parking lot from two more recent debuts, the Japanese sweet and savory menu at T-Swirl Crepe and the Vietnamese casual specialties at Saigon Baguette.

Serving lunch and dinner, including weekday lunch special deals, fried options include hush puppies, shrimp, tilapia, clams, oysters, and chicken tenders.

Customers can pick from a long list of half- or full pound seafood selections at market prices, including blue crab, snow crab legs, Manila clams, green mussels, lobster tails, Dungeness crab, crawfish, and king crab legs. A spice level scale rising to extra hot is selected and then a seasoning flavor of Cajun garlic butter, lemon pepper, or a mixture of all three.

Pier 88 is best known for its Low Country boil dish, stacked with a potato, corn, a boiled egg, and half-pound servings of sausage, shrimp, and snow crab legs.

Now open in Tennessee, Virginia, Alabama, Missouri, and Oklahoma, the Nevada expansion has taken the time to adopt a wall mural with a tribute to the Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas sign.

The dining room and Las Vegas-inspired mural at Pier 88 Boiling Seafood & Bar on Spring Mountain Road.
Pier 88 Boiling Seafood & Bar
Pier 88 Boiling Seafood & Bar/Facebook

Currently waiting on its liquor license, the restaurant will eventually offer happy hour deals from 3 to 7 p.m. Monday to Thursday and all day on Sunday.

Pier 88 Boiling Seafood & Bar, 5825 Spring Mountain Road, 702-476-3888. Open daily from 11.30 a.m. to 10 p.m. and closing at 11 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.

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T-Swirl Crepe

5925 Spring Mountain Road, Las Vegas, NV Visit Website

Pier 88 Boiling Seafood & Bar

5825 Spring Mountain Road, Las Vegas, NV 89146 702-476-3888 Visit Website

Golden Spring Plaza

5925 Spring Mountain Road, Las Vegas, NV 89146

Saigon Baguette

5925 Spring Mountain Road, Las Vegas, NV 89146 (702) 333-0976

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