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A Lush Restaurant With Greenery, a Tree Inside, and Succulents Awaits When La Neta Opens

The Mexican restaurant opening at Downtown Summerlin promises an exotic getaway

A rendering of a dining room with chandeliers, greenery, and lighting coming up the walls.
A rendering of the dining room at La Neta Cocina y Lounge
La Neta Cocina y Lounge [Official Site]

La Neta Cocina y Lounge, the Mexican restaurant from hospitality veteran Ryan Labbe’s 81/82 Group, gets ready for its August opening in Downtown Summerlin with a tease of some of the decor diners can expect.

The 5,336-square-foot space features a lot of natural elements such as deteriorated bricks and wooden beams that form a trellis frame, and vines falling from chandeliers in the dining room. La Neta tapped Los Angeles-based street artist Defer, known for his typographic work and distinctive hand-styling, to create artwork in the space using organic-shaped canvases with bold textile pattern designs that could be described as modern day hieroglyphics. Accent mosaic stained glass murals decorate the bar, while the restaurant’s focal point includes a 10-foot living sugar tree.

A lounge with chandeliers overhead
A rendering of the lounge at La Neta Cocina y Lounge
La Neta Cocina y Lounge [Official Site]

The lounge features woven rattan hanging chairs with a customized mosaic stained glass mural behind, a living wall-art installation outfitted with greenery, and blue woven tapestries embellished with various sized chandeliers on the ceiling. A terrarium-style bar filled with succulents covered with breathable glass rounds out the lounge decor.

The entrance to a lounge with hanging chairs
A rendering of the lounge at La Neta Cocina y Lounge
La Neta Cocina y Lounge [Official Site]

La Neta Cocina y Lounge takes over the former Blue Ribbon Fried Chicken space, as well as a vacant location next door with modern takes on traditional Mexican fare along with mezcal and margaritas. Labbe also owns Más Por Favor Taqueria y Tequila, the Chinatown Mexican restaurant with a secret speakeasy in the back.

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Más Por Favor Taqueria y Tequila

3873 Spring Mountain Road, Las Vegas, NV 89102

La Neta Cocina y Lounge

1770 Festival Plaza Drive, , NV 89135 (702) 476-5484 Visit Website

Blue Ribbon

3708 South Las Vegas Boulevard, , NV 89109 (702) 698-7880 Visit Website

Downtown Summerlin

1980 Festival Plaza Drive, , NV 89135 (702) 832-1000 Visit Website