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A Stunning Canopied Tree Bar Emerges in the Middle of SushiSamba on the Las Vegas Strip

The restaurant renovated to add a banyan tree with orange leaves in the middle of the restaurant’s lounge at the Grand Canal Shoppes

SushiSamba’s Tree Bar
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A Las Vegas favorite for a meld of Japanese, Brazilian, and Peruvian cuisines gets a new bar. SushiSamba at the Grand Canal Shoppes now has Tree Bar & Lounge, a 1,500-square-foot respite with a wooden shell exterior that shelters a banyan tree with an orange leaf canopy illuminated by lights. SushiSamba originally started teasing the addition to the restaurant back in 2018, and allocated an estimated budget of $2 million for construction costs alone this spring.

Customers now walk into the canopied lounge to find a theater-style 125-foot curved bar at the front of the restaurant. ICrave, which originally designed SushiSamba in 2008 with its swirling ribbons of wood and graffiti art, again took on this renovation, inspired by the London Tree Bar. Inside the lounge, diners can find leather furniture inspired by mid-century modern Brazilian designers, richly textured stones, tropical wood, and custom light fixtures that create a quiet respite.

Tree Bar also lands its own cocktail menu with drinks such as the Tom Yam with Hendrick’s gin, cilantro infusion, chili, lemongrass, and lime leaf; a Coconut Matcha Sour made with toasted coconut washed Suntory Roku gin, coconut cream, ginger, lime, and egg whites; a Coffee & Chocolate Boulevardier mixed with Japanese whisky, Carpano Antica sweet vermouth, and chocolate bitters, slow dripped through roasted Peruvian coffee; and the Black Cherry Americano made with black cherry washed Carpano Antica sweet vermouth, topped with soda.

The new SushiSamba Tree Bar is open daily from 11:30 a.m. to midnight Sunday through Thursday and from 11:30 a.m. to 1 a.m. Friday and Saturday.

A lounge with a bar to the right and booths to the left with a canopy of orange leaves overhead.
SushiSamba’s Tree Bar
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The lounge with leather seats that look out on the new orange leaf tree. Louiie Victa/Eater Vegas
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A red leather booth in front of a lounge Louiie Victa/Eater Vegas

The lounge at SushiSamba’s Tree Bar.

A lounge area with leather booths and orange leaves on a tree
The lounge area at SushiSamba’s Tree Bar.
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The Palazzo

3325 South Las Vegas Boulevard, , NV 89109 (702) 607-7777 Visit Website

The Grand Canal Shoppes

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

SushiSamba

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

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