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Here’s Who Received the Largest Pandemic Restaurant Relief Grants in the Las Vegas Area

About 30 percent of businesses were approved for funding in Nevada. Las Vegas area restaurants received $267,504,133

Cabo Wabo Cantina patio
Cabo Wabo Cantina
Anthony Mair

The $28.6 billion federal COVID-19 relief fund for restaurants and other food establishments provided a third round of pandemic funding meant to serve as a lifeline for struggling restaurants nationwide. But only 30 percent of Nevada restaurants that applied for federal assistance through the SBA’s program received grants, according to new data released last Friday by the U.S. Small Business Association.

Of the 763 Nevada restaurants and caterers that received grants totaling $267,504,133, 579 of these businesses are Las Vegas, North Las Vegas, and Henderson and constitutes a bulk of the grants, which do not have to be paid back by restaurant owners if used by March 2023. In Nevada, 2,487 food establishments — representing restaurants, bars, bakeries, food trucks, brewpubs, wineries, taverns, inns, and distilleries, which were eligible for pandemic relief from the SBA in this round of funding — applied for funding from the program, part of the American Rescue Plan stimulus bill, signed into law in March 2021.

While no Nevada restaurants received the maximum grant of $10 million, four restaurants and nightclubs received $5 million in funding — Pampas Churrascaria Las Vegas LLC, which is Pampas Churrascaria Brazilian Grille at the Miracle Mile Shops; Buenas Noches LLC, known as Cabo Wabo Cantina at the Miracle Mile Shops; SF Paris LLC, operating Hexx Kitchen & Bar at Paris Las Vegas; and Chateau Nightclub LLC, working as Chateau Nightclub at Paris Las Vegas.

The $28.6 billion federal COVID-19 relief fund for restaurants and other food establishments opened for applications on May 3 but closed on June 30 after it ran out of money. The agency approved fewer than one-third of the 370,000 applications for funding. The SBA said the portal closed on Wednesday, July 14, leaving restaurateurs wondering if more funds would be coming.

The Restaurant Revitalization Fund planned to prioritize businesses owned by women, veterans, and people from economically and socially disadvantaged groups who missed out on earlier rounds of financial relief — with a 21-day prioritization period for restaurants owned by those groups.

Here’s a look at the Las Vegas area businesses that received grants of $1 million and more and the total amount they received:

  • Pampas Churrascaria Las Vegas LLC, Pampas Churrascaria at the Miracle Mile Shops, Las Vegas, $5,000,000
  • Buenas Noches LLC, Cabo Wabo Cantina at the Miracle Mile Shops, Las Vegas, $5,000,000
  • SF Paris LLC, Hexx at Paris Las Vegas, Las Vegas, $5,000,000
  • Chateau Nightclub LLC, Chateau Nightclub at Paris Las Vegas, Las Vegas, $5,000,000
  • BLH LLC, Golden Corral, Las Vegas, $4,673,137
  • Pepper mill Inc., The Peppermill, Las Vegas, $4,616,321
  • Border Grill Las Vegas LLC, Border Grill at Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, $4,586,410
  • PBR Rock LLC, PBR Rock Bar & Grill at the Miracle Mile Shops, Las Vegas, $4,290,058.16
  • Ideagrub Inc, Divine Dosa & Biryani, Las Vegas, $4,259,416
  • LotusChutima LLC, Lotus of Siam, Las Vegas, $4,109,977.10
  • RBG Vegas LLC, SushiSamba at the Grand Canal Shoppes, Las Vegas, $3,667,454
  • Mancha Development Company LLC, Denny’s, Las Vegas, $3,349,485
  • Zuma Las Vegas LLC, Zuma at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Las Vegas, $3,277,755.45
  • KJ Restaurant LLC, KJ Dim Sum & Seafood at the Rio, Las Vegas, $3,203,653
  • NITE OWL LLC, Piranha Nightclub, Las Vegas, $3,143,827
  • ocean one grille of las vegas llc, Ocean One Grille at the Miracle Mile Shops, Las Vegas, $2,955,554
  • Flights Restaurant Group Inc, Flights at the Miracle Mile Shops, Las Vegas, $2,863,314.84
  • Makino Restaurant Group Inc, Makino Buffet, Las Vegas, $2,813,577
  • Sword & Spoon LLC, Food courts at Excalibur and Circus Circus, Henderson, $2,760,618
  • G. F. G. PIEROS INC, Piero’s Italian Cuisine, Las Vegas, $2,740,662
  • Airport Concessions LLC, Las Vegas, $2,690,276
  • Cut & Taste LLC, Cut & Taste Catering, Las Vegas, $2,560,003.71
  • Herbs and Rye Incorporated, Herbs & Rye, Las Vegas, $2,550,654
  • Sushi Concepts LV LLC, Sushi Roku at the Forum Shops at Caesars, Las Vegas, $2,375,634
  • 6th & Free LLC, Commonwealth, Las Vegas, $2,273,835
  • CCNYNY LLC, Chin Chin at New York-New York, Las Vegas, $2,180,985
  • Chinglish Restaurant Group LLC, Chinglish Cantonese Wine Bar at Boca Park, Las Vegas, $2,085,897.79
  • Bonanno Food Courts II LLC, Bonanno, Las Vegas, $2,000,000
  • Koi LV LLC, Koi at Planet Hollywood Resort, Las Vegas, $1,904,831
  • Timbers Hospitality Group Inc., Timbers, Las Vegas, $1,882,082.70
  • SB Specialties Inc., Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf, Las Vegas, $1,873,613
  • Minus5 GCS LLC, Minus 5, Las Vegas, $1,840,644
  • Project Lion LLC, Crush at the MGM Grand, Las Vegas, $1,699,838
  • Risposta llc, Ferraro’s Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar, Las Vegas, $1,619,391
  • Crazy Buffet INC., Crazy Buffet, LAS VEGAS, $1,474,445
  • LV Concepts Inc, MCC Hospitality Group, Las Vegas, $1,406,251
  • Ebadom NV LLC, Chosun Hwaro Nara Teppan at the Miracle Mile Shops, Las Vegas, $1,384,095.96
  • YNIE LLC, Divine Cafe at the Springs Preserve, Las Vegas, $1,330,837
  • Laurie Drive LLC, Gen 3 Hospitality, Las Vegas, $1,289,394
  • Parkway Flamingo LLC, PKWY Tavern, Las Vegas, $1,283,830.41
  • TICI LLC, Denny’s, Las Vegas, $1,247,097
  • Bowin Associates LLC, China A Go Go, Las Vegas, $1,229,212
  • Diet Center LLC, Heart Attack Grill, Las Vegas, $1,221,528.07
  • Perri Inc., The Bootlegger Bistro, Las Vegas, $1,206,491
  • BANBURY CAPITAL LLC, Hello Kitty Cafe, Las Vegas, $1,191,387.96
  • Superior Event Services LLC, Superior Event Services, Las Vegas, $1,160,812
  • Hussong’s Las Vegas LLC, Hussong’s Cantina at Boca Park and Mandalay Place, Las Vegas, $1,146,058
  • MOOMYOUNG, Ping Pang Pong at the Gold Coast, Las Vegas, $1,128,309
  • Curry Pot Inc, Curry Pot at the Grand Canal Shoppes, Las Vegas, $1,124,125
  • S2W LLC, The Bar, Las Vegas, $1,105,915
  • Otheroom Las Vegas LP, Smoked Burgers & BBQ at the Forum Shops at Caesars, Las Vegas, $1,096,132.95
  • Carson Six Holdings LLC, Carson Kitchen, Las Vegas, $1,090,497.50
  • DS & S Inc., Giuseppe’s Bar & Grille, Las Vegas, $1,059,133
  • PHO Q II LLC, Pho Bosa Kitchen, Las Vegas, $1,051,762.24
  • Park On Fremont LLC, Park on Fremont, Las Vegas, $1,046,332
  • FOMO Eats Venetian LLC, The Halal Guys, Las Vegas, $1,044,301.28
  • Hudl Brewing Company LLC, Hudl Brewing Co., Las Vegas, $1,026,336.50
  • Osaka Catering Inc, Osaka Japanese Bistro, Las Vegas, $1,023,466
  • chenlin llc, Buffet at Asia, Las Vegas, $1,016,345
  • Chen and Cao LLC, China A Go Go, Las Vegas, $1,010,937

Look up any restaurant that received grants from the SBA’s Restaurant Revitalization Fund here.

Small Business Administration disclosure of businesses approved for Restaurant Revitalization Fund grants

Everything Restaurants Need to Know About the Restaurant Revitalization Fund [Eater]

Congress’s Restaurant Revitalization Fund Is Out of Money and Restaurants Are Still in Need [Eater]

How Coronavirus Is Affecting Las Vegas Food and Restaurants [ELV]

Sushi Roku

3500 Las Vegas Boulevard S, Las Vegas, NV 89109 702-733-7373 Visit Website

Buffet at Asia

2380 S Rainbow Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89146 (702) 307-8800 Visit Website

Pho Bosa Restaurant

3711 South Valley View Boulevard, , NV 89102 (702) 418-1931 Visit Website

Mandalay Bay

3950 South Las Vegas Boulevard, , NV 89119 (702) 632-7777 Visit Website

Crush

3799 South Las Vegas Boulevard, , NV 89109 (702) 891-3222 Visit Website

Osaka Japanese Bistro

10920 South Eastern Avenue, , NV 89052 (702) 616-3788 Visit Website

Chinglish Cantonese Wine Bar

8704 West Charleston Boulevard, , NV 89117 (702) 935-2088 Visit Website

KJ Dim Sum & Seafood

3700 W. Flamingo Road, Las Vegas, NV 89103 702-777-2333 Visit Website

New York-New York

3790 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV 89109 (800) 689-1797 Visit Website

Zuma Las Vegas

South Las Vegas Boulevard, , NV 89109 (702) 698-2199 Visit Website

Peppermill Restaurant

2985 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV 89109 (702) 735-4177 Visit Website

Pampas Churrascaria Brazilian Grille

3663 South Las Vegas Boulevard, , NV 89109 (702) 737-4748 Visit Website

Hussong's Cantina

3930 South Las Vegas Boulevard, , NV 89119 (702) 632-6450 Visit Website

Divine Dosa

3049 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109 Visit Website

Piero's Italian Cuisine

355 Convention Center Drive, , NV 89109 (702) 369-2305 Visit Website

Cabo Wabo Cantina

3663 South Las Vegas Boulevard, , NV 89109 (702) 385-2226 Visit Website

Ping Pang Pong

4000 West Flamingo Road, , NV 89103 (702) 247-8136 Visit Website

Rio

3700 W Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89103 (702) 777-7777 Visit Website

HUDL Brewing Company

1327 South Main Street, , NV 89104 (702) 445-7100 Visit Website

Gold Coast

4000 West Flamingo Road, Las Vegas, NV 89103 (702) 367-7111 Visit Website

Giuseppe’s Bar & Grille

6065 S Durango Dr, Las Vegas, NV 89113 (702) 896-7616 Visit Website

Curry Pot

3377 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV 89109 (702) 299-6868

Border Grill

3500 Las Vegas Blvd South, Las Vegas, NV 89109 (702) 854-6700 Visit Website

Minus5° Ice Lounge

3930 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV 89119 (702) 643-7800 Visit Website

Boca Park

, Las Vegas, NV 89145

Chin Chin

3790 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV 89109 (702) 740-6300 Visit Website

The Grand Canal Shoppes

3377 South Las Vegas Boulevard, , NV 89109 (702) 414-4525 Visit Website

Forum Shops at Caesars

3472 Las Vegas Blvd. S, Las Vegas, NV 89109 (702) 893-4800 Visit Website

Hello Kitty Cafe

3784 South Las Vegas Boulevard, , NV 89109 Visit Website

Smoked Burgers & BBQ

3500 South Las Vegas Boulevard, , NV 89109 (702) 836-2096

Planet Hollywood

3500 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109 (702) 791-7827 Visit Website

Kosher Chinglish

8704 W. Charleston Boulevard, Las Vegas, NV 89117 702-935-2055 Visit Website

PBR Rock Bar & Grill

3663 South Las Vegas Boulevard, , NV 89109 (702) 750-1685 Visit Website

Circus Circus

2880 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV 89109 (702) 734-0410 Visit Website

Commonwealth

525 Fremont Street, , NV 89101 (702) 445-6400 Visit Website

Ferraro's Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar

4480 Paradise Road, , NV 89169 (702) 364-5300 Visit Website

Park On Fremont

506 East Fremont Street, , NV 89101 (702) 834-3160 Visit Website

Carson Kitchen

124 South 6th Street, , NV 89101 (702) 473-9523 Visit Website

Golden Corral

1455 S Lamb Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89104 (702) 685-9595 Visit Website

Heart Attack Grill

450 Fremont Street, , NV 89101 (702) 333-5555 Visit Website

SushiSamba

3327 Las Vegas Boulevard S, Las Vegas, NV 89109 702-607-0700 Visit Website

Koi

3667 Las Vegas Blvd. S. , Las Vegas, NV 89109 (702) 454-4555 Visit Website

Hexx Kitchen & Bar

3655 Las Vegas Blvd. S. , Las Vegas, NV 89109 (702) 331-5100 Visit Website

The Bootlegger Bistro

7700 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV 89123 (702) 736-4939 Visit Website

Hwaro

5030 Spring Mountain Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89146 (702) 477-0363

PKWY Tavern

445 Marks St., Henderson, NV

MGM Grand

3799 South Las Vegas Boulevard, , NV 89109 (877) 880-0880 Visit Website

Herbs & Rye

3713 W. Sahara Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89102 (702) 982-8036 Visit Website

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Flights

3663 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109 Visit Website

Chateau Nightclub

3655 South Las Vegas Boulevard, , NV 89109 (702) 776-7777 Visit Website

Paris Las Vegas

3655 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV 89109

Makino

3965 South Decatur Boulevard, , NV 89103 (702) 889-4477 Visit Website

Herbs and Rye

3713 West Sahara Avenue, , NV 89102 (702) 982-8036 Visit Website

Miracle Mile Shops

3663 Las Vegas Blvd South, Las Vegas, NV 89109 (888) 800-8284 Visit Website

The Halal Guys

, Las Vegas, NV 89102

Zuma

3708 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109

Piranha Nightclub

4633 Paradise Road, , NV 89169 (702) 791-0100 Visit Website

HUDL Brewing Co.

1311 S. Main St., Las Vegas, NV 89104

Divine Cafe at the Springs Preserve

333 South Valley View Boulevard, , NV 89107 (702) 822-8713 Visit Website

Peppermill Restaurant and Fireside Lounge

2985 Las Vegas Boulevard South, , NV 89109 (702) 735-4177 Visit Website

Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

3708 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV 89109 (702) 698-7000 Visit Website

Excalibur

3850 South Las Vegas Boulevard, Las Vegas, NV 89109 (702) 597-7777 Visit Website

Lotus of Siam

620 East Flamingo Road, , NV 89119 (702) 735-3033 Visit Website

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