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Where To Find the Best Bets for Asian Food in Chinatown

28 must-eat restaurants spanning Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese, and more

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Las Vegas’ most culturally rich area sits just a mile west of the Strip. Chinatown features just about every kind of Asian cuisine imaginable, from Sichuan dishes from China and pho and vermicelli noodles from Vietnam to Taiwanese desserts, Korean barbecue, and a wide variety of Japanese dishes spanning sushi, robata, ramen, and more. Chinatown stretches about three miles along Spring Mountain Road from Rainbow Boulevard east to Valley View Boulevard. Here, a look at some of the best Asian restaurants in Chinatown.

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1. FukuBurger Chinatown

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3429 S Jones Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89146
(702) 262-6995
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Colin Fukunaga’s Japanese-inspired burgers are served at a sleek counter-serve spot. Visitors should try the namesake FukuBurger aka the “Lucky” burger with an all-beef patty with American cheese topped with lettuce, tomato, onions, wasabi mayo, and fuku sauce.

Buta Burger at FukuBurger
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2. Chubby Cattle

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3400 S Jones Blvd #15
Las Vegas, NV 89146
(702) 868-8808
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Diners can build-their-own Chinese hot pots delivered via conveyor belts.

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3. District One Kitchen & Bar

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3400 S Jones Blvd #8
Las Vegas, NV 89146
(702) 413-6868
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District One takes its name from Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City), which is separated into 12 districts and District One is the epicenter. Find pho oxtail, pho tai nam with rib-eye steak, pho bo vien with beef balls, pho ga with chicken, pho tom with shrimp, and the decadent live whole Maine lobster pho, going for market price.

Spring rolls at District One Kitchen & Bar
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4. Hobak Korean BBQ

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5808 Spring Mountain Rd #101
Las Vegas, NV 89146
(702) 257-1526
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Hobak likes to concentrate on few menu items, serving only beef and pork on the edge of Chinatown. Working under the motto, “sharing great things,” the restaurant encourages groups to enjoy the charcoal and gas cooking experience with meats such as skirt steak and short ribs. Pork belly, jowl, or neck combo options are also available, plus side dishes such as noodle hash, beef garlic chive, and anchovy noodle soup.

Iberico pork at Hobak Korean BBQ
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5. Mordeo Boutique Wine Bar

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5420 Spring Mountain Rd #108
Las Vegas, NV 89146
(702) 545-0771
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Chef Khai Vu is back at it again, this time opening a wine bar with a menu of Spanish and Latin dishes with a Japanese influence. Mordeo, Latin for bite, features a menu of small bites, meat and cheese boards, ceviches, sharable dishes, salads, and desserts. Diners can dive into grouper, lomi lomi ocean trout, shrimp, and Maine lobster ceviche options, or share a marinated lamb rack, aside steak, clams and mussels with chorizo, or maple soy taco with grilled octopus. 

Maine lobster ceviche at Mordeo Boutique Wine Bar
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6. Viet Noodle Bar

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5288 W Spring Mountain Rd #106
Las Vegas, NV 89146
(702) 750-9898
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Pho takes center stage at Viet Noodle Bar. Brisket, flank, fatty flank, tripe, tendon, or rare steak top the beef noodle soups.

Oxtail pho at Viet Noodle Bar
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7. Yunnan Tasty Garden

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5115 Spring Mountain Rd suite 103-105
Las Vegas, NV 89146
(702) 826-4888

Sichuan cuisine with a kick of heat make the menu at this Chinese restaurant that stays open until 11 p.m.

Dan dan noodles at Yunnan Tasty Garden
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8. Sweets Raku

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5040 Spring Mountain Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89146
702-290-7181

The sister restaurant to Raku from påtissière Mio Ogasawara serves a rotating selection of desserts that includes a three-course tasting with an apertif, appetizer and the main course.

Primavera at Sweets Raku
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9. Kabuto-Edomae Sushi

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5040 W Spring Mountain Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89146
(702) 676-1044
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This tiny restaurant with a sparse decor features fresh catch from Tokyo Bay. Go for omakase dishes from $48 to $120 where the chef picks the best fish of the day and serves them in courses.

10. Trattoria Nakamura-Ya

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5040 W Spring Mountain Rd #5
Las Vegas, NV 89146
(702) 251-0022
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Japanese and Italian cuisines come together at Trattoria Nakamura-Ya. Favorites include uni tomato cream with linguini, squid ink “ikasumi” spaghetti, and New Zealand Angus rib-eye steak.

Trattoria Nakamura-Ya
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11. Raku

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5030 Spring Mountain Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89146
(702) 367-3511
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Every chef in town stops by Mitsuo Endo’s tiny restaurant in Chinatown that serves up Japanese robata dishes, small portions cooked over a charcoal grill. Diners can order a variety of dishes since most start at $3, or try the omakase with a variety of dishes chosen by the chef for $75 to $100. Reservations in advance are a must.

Duck with balsamic soy at Raku
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12. Cafe Sanuki

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4821 Spring Mountain Rd Suite G
Las Vegas, NV 89102
(702) 331-9860
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Japanese udon noodles are the main feature at Cafe Sanuki. Beef, miso garlic pork belly, chicken and egg, and curry rice, along with clam udon, eight to 10 types of tempura, rice rolls in six styles, and oden, a Japanese hot pot, all make the menu.

Curry udon at Cafe Sanuki
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13. YasikNara

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4631 Spring Mountain Rd STE 102
Las Vegas, NV 89102
(702) 750-9810
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Perfect for adventurous diners or fans of spicy dishes, YasikNara’s Korean specialties include beef tartare, smoked duck, and the popular import, seasoned chicken feet. Also on the menu, pasta dishes such as a kimchi option, the seasoned pork hock, spicy seas snails, seafood soups, and the stir-fried pork belly and squid. The restaurant also imported a collection of Korean beverages, including Baekseju and Bokbunjajoo wine.

Stir-fried spicy rice cake with seafood at YasikNara
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14. Joyful House Chinese Cuisine

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4601 Spring Mountain Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89102
(702) 889-8881
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Traditional Chinese dishes are the calling cards of this stalwart in Chinatown. Joyful House features Peking duck, hot pot rice, abalone in a clay pot, roasted Mandarin pork chop, crispy seafood noodle, and more.

Joyful House’s abalone in a clay pot
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15. 8oz Korean Steak House and Bar

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4545 Spring Mountain Road B #105
Las Vegas, NV 89102
(702) 909-3121
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This Korean barbecue features choices for small or large groups, with proteins such as beef and pork combos, plus chicken and seafood options, including a $12 small spicy octopus or the $20 lobster. The namesake eight ounce combos include $55 and $105 sets, featuring items such as beef belly, marinated short rib, grilled marinated pork bulgogi, and pork jowl.

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16. Garionban

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4545 W Spring Mountain Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89102
(702) 909-7777
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The Korean word “Gari” means “galbi” or beef short ribs while “onban” means a warm meal. This Korean restaurant specializes in gukbap, a soup with rice generally served in a hot pot.

17. Ramen Sora

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4490 Spring Mountain Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89102
(702) 685-1011
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Sora’s miso ramen features a broth that combines miso with oily pork broth to create a thick, nutty, slightly sweet and very hearty soup.

18. Yui Edomae

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3460 Arville St HS
Las Vegas, NV 89102
(702) 202-2408
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One of the most amazing sushi experiences in Chinatown starts here at Yui Edomae. The edomae, which refers to the many delicacies are caught in Tokyo Bay, sushi restaurant from Gen Mizoguchi features sophisticated, high-end sushi highlighting fresh fish flown in from Japan served in a basic setting.

Yui Edomae
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19. Mian

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4355 Spring Mountain Rd ste 107
Las Vegas, NV 89102
(702) 483-6531
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Chef Tony Xu’s Mian is built around a menu of zhajiangmian-style noodles, found in the Chinese city of Chongqing and located 167 miles from Chengdu, the source for his earlier great success, Chengdu Taste. Bold flavors and in many cases, a very spicy experience, highlight the menus that includes black fungus, steamed egg, minced pork, beef in chili sauce. Special gizzard, beef pickled noodles, spare ribs, and piquant intestine are some of the favorites, while add-ons include fried eggs, beef, intestine, bawan bean, and spare ribs.

Mian Sichuan Noodles
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20. Ichiza

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4355 W Spring Mountain Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89102
(702) 367-3151
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Traditional Japanese small plates make the menu of the original izakaya in Chinatown. Shrimp and chive dumpling cakes, shumai, and kimchi gyoza make the small plates, while bowls of adobo, mapo tofu, and noodle soup are meant to be shared.

21. Magal BBQ

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4240 Spring Mountain Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89102
(702) 476-8833
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This Korean barbecue lets diners choose their proteins, such as pork belly, boneless short rib, or rib-eye steak, that servers cook at the table. Sides include bean sprout salad, pickled daikon, shiitake mushrooms, and more.

22. Noodle Pot

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4215 Spring Mountain Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89102
(702) 522-8989
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Savory noodle soups are the specialty of this Chinese cafe, so go for the beef noodle soup. Rolls and dumplings also make the menu.

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23. Takopa

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4215 Spring Mountain Road #B106A
Las Vegas, NV 89102
(702) 445-6343

Japanese street fare finds a home at Takopa, The restaurant marks the first traditional takoyaki restaurant in Las Vegas with a menu of octopus balls in original, spicy, with a spicy cod roe, or with green onions and homemade dashi sauce for less than $10. Diners can order a four- or 16-piece sampler.

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24. Pho Kim Long

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4029 W Spring Mountain Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89102
(702) 220-3613
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Open 24 hours? Check. Inexpensive? Check. Pho Kim Long satisfies every Vietnamese craving around the clock with dishes such as charbroiled pork and egg roll with vermicelli, pho, and spring rolls.

Charbroiled pork and egg roll with vermicelli at Pho Kim Long
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25. Meet Fresh

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3930 Spring Mountain Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89102
(702) 478-9188
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A taste of Taiwanese desserts makes the menu at Meet Fresh. The desserts come at the hands of “Brother and Sister Fu,” who grew up in the Feng Yuan District of Taichung, Taiwan. They stick to tradition with taro ball desserts, soft herbal jelly, a tofu pudding, shaved ice, herbal jellies, and more. Hot almond soups come in bowls and cups for $4.50 to $6.80, the typical range of prices here.

Herbal jelly No. 2 with sweet potato, barley, and boba at Meet Fresh
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26. Chengdu Taste

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3950 Schiff Dr
Las Vegas, NV 89103
(702) 437-7888
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Sichuan lovers head to this little Chinese restaurant in a strip mall in Chinatown for great service and dishes such a spicy fish stew, volcano beef, and mountain yam from founder Tony Xu and his business partner Sean Xie. Diners should expect a wait to get in.

Toothpick lamb with cumin at Chengdu Taste
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27. Pho Bosa

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3711 S Valley View Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89102
(702) 418-1931
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Satisfy a Vietnamese craving at Pho Bosa. Classic dishes such as broken rice and spring rolls make the menu.

Broken rice with barbecue pork at Pho Bosa
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28. Izakaya Go

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3775 Spring Mountain Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89102
(702) 247-1183

Dine on Japanese pub plates and skewers in a hip setting that stays open until 3 a.m. A favorite? Australian wagyu strip loin steak with sautéed shiitake mushrooms and shishito peppers, sushi rolls such as the fresh halibut, uni pasta, and deep-fried softshell crab.

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1. FukuBurger Chinatown

3429 S Jones Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89146
Buta Burger at FukuBurger
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Colin Fukunaga’s Japanese-inspired burgers are served at a sleek counter-serve spot. Visitors should try the namesake FukuBurger aka the “Lucky” burger with an all-beef patty with American cheese topped with lettuce, tomato, onions, wasabi mayo, and fuku sauce.

3429 S Jones Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89146

2. Chubby Cattle

3400 S Jones Blvd #15, Las Vegas, NV 89146
Chubby Cattle
Chubby Cattle [Yelp]

Diners can build-their-own Chinese hot pots delivered via conveyor belts.

3400 S Jones Blvd #15
Las Vegas, NV 89146

3. District One Kitchen & Bar

3400 S Jones Blvd #8, Las Vegas, NV 89146
Spring rolls at District One Kitchen & Bar
Amelinda B Lee

District One takes its name from Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City), which is separated into 12 districts and District One is the epicenter. Find pho oxtail, pho tai nam with rib-eye steak, pho bo vien with beef balls, pho ga with chicken, pho tom with shrimp, and the decadent live whole Maine lobster pho, going for market price.

3400 S Jones Blvd #8
Las Vegas, NV 89146

4. Hobak Korean BBQ

5808 Spring Mountain Rd #101, Las Vegas, NV 89146
Iberico pork at Hobak Korean BBQ
Hobak Korean BBQ/Facebook

Hobak likes to concentrate on few menu items, serving only beef and pork on the edge of Chinatown. Working under the motto, “sharing great things,” the restaurant encourages groups to enjoy the charcoal and gas cooking experience with meats such as skirt steak and short ribs. Pork belly, jowl, or neck combo options are also available, plus side dishes such as noodle hash, beef garlic chive, and anchovy noodle soup.

5808 Spring Mountain Rd #101
Las Vegas, NV 89146

5. Mordeo Boutique Wine Bar

5420 Spring Mountain Rd #108, Las Vegas, NV 89146
Maine lobster ceviche at Mordeo Boutique Wine Bar
Amelinda B Lee

Chef Khai Vu is back at it again, this time opening a wine bar with a menu of Spanish and Latin dishes with a Japanese influence. Mordeo, Latin for bite, features a menu of small bites, meat and cheese boards, ceviches, sharable dishes, salads, and desserts. Diners can dive into grouper, lomi lomi ocean trout, shrimp, and Maine lobster ceviche options, or share a marinated lamb rack, aside steak, clams and mussels with chorizo, or maple soy taco with grilled octopus. 

5420 Spring Mountain Rd #108
Las Vegas, NV 89146

6. Viet Noodle Bar

5288 W Spring Mountain Rd #106, Las Vegas, NV 89146
Oxtail pho at Viet Noodle Bar
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Pho takes center stage at Viet Noodle Bar. Brisket, flank, fatty flank, tripe, tendon, or rare steak top the beef noodle soups.

5288 W Spring Mountain Rd #106
Las Vegas, NV 89146

7. Yunnan Tasty Garden

5115 Spring Mountain Rd suite 103-105, Las Vegas, NV 89146
Dan dan noodles at Yunnan Tasty Garden
Ardie Y./Yelp

Sichuan cuisine with a kick of heat make the menu at this Chinese restaurant that stays open until 11 p.m.

5115 Spring Mountain Rd suite 103-105
Las Vegas, NV 89146

8. Sweets Raku

5040 Spring Mountain Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89146
Primavera at Sweets Raku
Amelinda B Lee

The sister restaurant to Raku from påtissière Mio Ogasawara serves a rotating selection of desserts that includes a three-course tasting with an apertif, appetizer and the main course.

5040 Spring Mountain Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89146

9. Kabuto-Edomae Sushi

5040 W Spring Mountain Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89146

This tiny restaurant with a sparse decor features fresh catch from Tokyo Bay. Go for omakase dishes from $48 to $120 where the chef picks the best fish of the day and serves them in courses.

5040 W Spring Mountain Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89146

10. Trattoria Nakamura-Ya

5040 W Spring Mountain Rd #5, Las Vegas, NV 89146
Trattoria Nakamura-Ya
Emily R./Yelp

Japanese and Italian cuisines come together at Trattoria Nakamura-Ya. Favorites include uni tomato cream with linguini, squid ink “ikasumi” spaghetti, and New Zealand Angus rib-eye steak.

5040 W Spring Mountain Rd #5
Las Vegas, NV 89146

11. Raku

5030 Spring Mountain Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89146
Duck with balsamic soy at Raku
Joanna T./Yelp

Every chef in town stops by Mitsuo Endo’s tiny restaurant in Chinatown that serves up Japanese robata dishes, small portions cooked over a charcoal grill. Diners can order a variety of dishes since most start at $3, or try the omakase with a variety of dishes chosen by the chef for $75 to $100. Reservations in advance are a must.

5030 Spring Mountain Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89146

12. Cafe Sanuki

4821 Spring Mountain Rd Suite G, Las Vegas, NV 89102
Curry udon at Cafe Sanuki
Sam Abrams

Japanese udon noodles are the main feature at Cafe Sanuki. Beef, miso garlic pork belly, chicken and egg, and curry rice, along with clam udon, eight to 10 types of tempura, rice rolls in six styles, and oden, a Japanese hot pot, all make the menu.

4821 Spring Mountain Rd Suite G
Las Vegas, NV 89102

13. YasikNara

4631 Spring Mountain Rd STE 102, Las Vegas, NV 89102
Stir-fried spicy rice cake with seafood at YasikNara
YasikNara [Official Site]

Perfect for adventurous diners or fans of spicy dishes, YasikNara’s Korean specialties include beef tartare, smoked duck, and the popular import, seasoned chicken feet. Also on the menu, pasta dishes such as a kimchi option, the seasoned pork hock, spicy seas snails, seafood soups, and the stir-fried pork belly and squid. The restaurant also imported a collection of Korean beverages, including Baekseju and Bokbunjajoo wine.

4631 Spring Mountain Rd STE 102
Las Vegas, NV 89102

14. Joyful House Chinese Cuisine

4601 Spring Mountain Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89102
Joyful House’s abalone in a clay pot
Joyful House [Official Site]

Traditional Chinese dishes are the calling cards of this stalwart in Chinatown. Joyful House features Peking duck, hot pot rice, abalone in a clay pot, roasted Mandarin pork chop, crispy seafood noodle, and more.

4601 Spring Mountain Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89102

15. 8oz Korean Steak House and Bar

4545 Spring Mountain Road B #105, Las Vegas, NV 89102
8oz Korean Barbecue
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This Korean barbecue features choices for small or large groups, with proteins such as beef and pork combos, plus chicken and seafood options, including a $12 small spicy octopus or the $20 lobster. The namesake eight ounce combos include $55 and $105 sets, featuring items such as beef belly, marinated short rib, grilled marinated pork bulgogi, and pork jowl.

4545 Spring Mountain Road B #105
Las Vegas, NV 89102

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16. Garionban

4545 W Spring Mountain Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89102

The Korean word “Gari” means “galbi” or beef short ribs while “onban” means a warm meal. This Korean restaurant specializes in gukbap, a soup with rice generally served in a hot pot.

4545 W Spring Mountain Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89102

17. Ramen Sora

4490 Spring Mountain Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89102

Sora’s miso ramen features a broth that combines miso with oily pork broth to create a thick, nutty, slightly sweet and very hearty soup.

4490 Spring Mountain Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89102

18. Yui Edomae

3460 Arville St HS, Las Vegas, NV 89102