The north end of the Las Vegas Strip gets ready to reveal the first resort built from the ground up in more than a decade when Resorts World opens on June 24.
The resort features 3,500 rooms in three towers from Hilton — the largest Conrad Hotels & Resorts property in the world, one of the first LXR Hotels & Resorts locations in the United States, and a Hilton Hotels & Resorts hotel.
More than 40 food and beverage options open at the resort, including:
Chef Ray Garcia, who operated Broken Spanish and B.S. Taqueria with Mexican American fare, plans to debut ¡Viva! with regional Mexican cuisine. Resorts World calls the project a “collaboration with Esquire magazine’s Chef of the Year in 2015, set in a contemporary space with a colorful design.
Chef Nicole Brisson, who was a James Beard Foundation semifinalist for Best Chef Southwest in 2020, opens two new outlets at the resort with former Mina Group vice president Jason Rocheleau. Brezza plans to serve coastal Italian fare while Bar Zazu brings a European café serving hot and cold tapas, cheese and charcuterie, and sweet and savory pastries, along with wines by the glass, bottle, and flights.
The resort also plans to open Genting Palace with Cantonese cuisine, seafood, and dim sum from parent company Genting Group. The restaurant, which originally opened in 1965, specializes in marble goby and braised traditional pork spare rib cutlet.
Resorts World also debuts Kusa Nori, a sushi bar with teppanyaki grills. The Japanese restaurant plans to serve yakitori and teppanyaki dishes and stock a large menu of sake.
Celebrity darling Craig’s Vegan Ice Cream out of Los Angeles serves 100 percent vegan ice cream that’s certified kosher and gluten-free.
Marigold from Las Vegas local Billy Richardson expects to serve American staples including burgers, lobsters, and desserts made in house as well as craft brews, cocktails, and wine.
Richie Palmer’s Mulberry Street Pizzeria of Beverly Hills, which originally opened in 1991, serves pizzas about as thick as a piece of paper by the slice and in pies with specialty toppings such as chicken ranch, eggplant Parmesan, and rigatoni.
Sun’s Out Buns Out, developed by Resorts World, plans to feature comfort food starring eggs as the primary ingredient, all day, every day.
San Diego’s Tacos El Cabron plans to serve Tijuana-inspired Mexican cuisine such as street tacos, elote, burritos, bowls, and specialty dishes such as birria.
Famous Foods Street Eats, a 24,000-square-foot food hall, is an ode to hawker centers found in Southeastern Asia with 16 outlets such as dumplings out of Hong Kong, lechon from the Philippines, Thai beef noodle soup, and fried noodles. They join outposts from chef Marcus Samuelsson and deejay Steve Aoki among the 16 stalls planned for the food hall that includes a center bar and speakeasy.
Gatsby’s Cocktail Lounge, with a 360-degree view of the casino floor from Clique Hospitality, offers a 4,090-square-foot lounge that specializes in Champagne cocktails.
Wally’s Wine & Spirits brings a restaurant, wine bar, and specialty gourmet market with a mind-bending 8,000-plus labels to the neon of Vegas. Tourists can pick up spirits, beer, and gourmet food items as well, or sip on one of 125-plus wines by the glass.
A Nashville Music Row favorite brings live music and dancing to the sportsbook. DawgHouse Saloon & Sportsbook features a Nashville sports bar next to the sportsbook that will offer draft beers, cocktails, and classic American pub fare with a Southern twist.
Starlight on 66 takes visitors to the 66th floor of the resort for views of the Las Vegas Strip.
Crystal Bar sits in the heart of the casino floor with cocktails and spirits wrapped in cascading crystal-shaped pendants.
Other bars on the way include Baccarat Bar, High Limit Bar, Conrad Lobby Bar, and Crockfords Lobby Bar.
Ayu Dayclub offers an outdoor pool venue with a distinctly Southeast Asian tropical island theme. Zouk will become the Las Vegas resort’s nightlife focal point, building on its almost three-decade dominance as a state-of-the-art destination in Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, and Malaysia.
Fuhu, named after the Mandarin word for “lucky tiger,” brings contemporary Chinese cuisine menu, including the Fuhu roasted duck with truffle morel sauce, Boston lobster noodle, duck essence porridge, and a cocktail menu prepared in unique glassware for each drink.
Inspired by the red tail panda and also located at Genting’s mammoth hilltop resort, RedTail pitches itself as a casual pre-game spot with its own cocktail creations, shared contemporary Asian bites, plus beer pong, Jenga, and video games, all accompanied by a soundtrack curated by Zouk DJs.
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