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14 Restaurants to Try in Downtown’s Fremont East

Find out where to find good food just east of the Fremont Street Experience

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The Fremont East neighborhood has seen a slew of growth within the past decade. The entertainment district east of Las Vegas Boulevard now hosts almost two dozen restaurants. In 2012, only Le Thai brought diners outside the canopy of the Fremont Street Experience. Since then, another many more restaurants have opened, bringing everything from sushi and barbecue to vegan and Cajun fare. Even a garden setting on a patio and a celebrity favorite taco joint make the list. Here's a look at 14 places to dine in the Fremont East section of Downtown Las Vegas.

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Evel Pie

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The pizza joint pays tribute to legendary motorcycle daredevil Evel Knievel while serving New York-style pizza by the slice and baked-to-order pies. Diners can expect classic pizza flavors and toppings alongside cheap drinks, craft beers, and American beers, including Hamm's, Schlitz, and Coors.

Evel Pie
Evel Pie
Amelinda B Lee

Park On Fremont

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Park on Fremont’s garden setting for a patio is one of the prettiest places to dine in Las Vegas. Art and nature come together on the two patios, which offer Nashville bites of spicy chicken brined for 12 hours, a shroom burger with Swiss cheese and truffle aioli, and grilled cheese and tomato soup. Park on Fremont’s menu is available for service in the restaurant or to go by ordering via phone or at the restaurant.

A parklike outdoor dining room
Park on Fremont
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Therapy

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Therapy changed dramatically since it opened in June 2015, but look for dishes to share for lunch, dinner, and late night. Dishes include chicken and red velvet waffle sliders, pan-roasted chicken, lobster grilled cheese, and more.

Amelinda B Lee

Siegel’s 1941

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Siegel's 1941 at El Cortez features a massive menu with dishes for breakfast, lunch, dinner and late night. Enjoy old-school vibes and the spacious dining room while snacking through a huge menu that spans deli classics, Italian dishes like spaghetti and meatballs, breakfast for dinner, and more.

Siegel’s 1941 at El Cortez
Siegel’s 1941 at El Cortez
Amelinda B Lee

The Smashed Pig Gastropub

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This downtown gastropub features a British-rooted, globally-inspired menu for lunch and dinner. Chips and bangers and mash, a smashed Cubano, green bean tempura, and daily sashimi picks are just some of the dishes on the menu. Grab a seat at the bar or grab one of the bar tables outside to take advantage of the cocktail menu.

The Smashed Pig Gastropub
The Smashed Pig Gastropub
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Le Thai

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Noodles and curries are the name of the game at this restaurant, one of the originals that turned the tide in Fremont East. Try three-color curry, a blend of red, yellow and green curries, or homemade Thai noodle soup or waterfall sauce.

La Comida

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The modern dining room and bar at La Comida are great for groups and casual outings, and with a menu that goes beyond just tacos, there’s something for everyone. Look for Mexican street corn, tortilla soup, puerco ahumado, and pollo al horno baked in a parchment bag, opened table side. The drink menu leans heavily on tequila, with $40 margarita pitchers available daily.

Chelsea McManus

Carson Kitchen

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Find a menu of shared plates, sandwiches, flatbreads baked in the hearthstone oven, garden dishes, entrees and a playful take on desserts. On the drinks side, micro-brewed soda brands, such as Virgil's, along with handcrafted cocktails and an array of small-batch brews and global wines. Open for lunch and dinner.

The bar at Carson Kitchen
Carson Kitchen
Chris Wessling

Pinches Tacos

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The chalkboard menu says, to "save you from fake-sican food." This California-based Mexican chain is a favorite of Hollywood celebrities and the company places heavy emphasis on high-quality ingredients. Pick between tacos, burritos, flautas, enchiladas, and a gringo section featuring nachos and hard shell tacos.

Pinches Tacos
Pinches Tacos
Amelinda B Lee

Bin 702

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Wine may be the starring attraction at Bin 702 at the Downtown Container Park, but customers stick around for the food. The bottle and board special, which gets you a cheese board with two meats, two cheese and bottle of wine for $40 is a favorite, as are shareable snacks like montaditos, and a signature Flamin’ Hot Cheeto Spread.

Bin 702
Bin 702
Bin 702 [Official Site]

VegeNation

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At one of the first fully vegan restaurants to hit Las Vegas, one can find portobello mushroom burgers, chicken pot pie gnocchi, buffalo cauliflower, and mac and cheese pizza. The casual restaurant near Downtown Container Park also serves fruit-infused cocktails in a breezy dining room decorated with local art and lush, trailing plants.

Vegenation
Vegenation
Amelinda B Lee

Downtown Terrace Kitchen and Bar

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The menu at this restaurant at the Downtown Container Park includes spicy shrimp pasta, tuna tartare, and salads. On the weekends, Downtown Terrace Kitchen and Bar serves a brunch with bottomless mimosas, bloody Marys, and Bellinis.

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Downtown Terrace Kitchen & Bar
Amelinda B Lee

7th & Carson

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Dine on the shady, comfortable patio at 7th & Carson. Open daily from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., the menu spans breakfast, lunch and dinner with a pull-apart cinnamon bun, plenty of salads, wood-fired flatbreads and more. Take home frozen ravioli or burger patties for dinner tomorrow from the frozen section.

7th &amp; Carson
7th & Carson
Amelinda B Lee

Natalie Young's all-day cafe Eat helped Fremont East turn the tide when it opened. Go for comfort food staples like biscuits and gravy, golden-brown pancakes, chicken Caesar salad, an excellent grilled cheese, or a shrimp po-boy.

Evel Pie

The pizza joint pays tribute to legendary motorcycle daredevil Evel Knievel while serving New York-style pizza by the slice and baked-to-order pies. Diners can expect classic pizza flavors and toppings alongside cheap drinks, craft beers, and American beers, including Hamm's, Schlitz, and Coors.

Evel Pie
Evel Pie
Amelinda B Lee

Park On Fremont

Park on Fremont’s garden setting for a patio is one of the prettiest places to dine in Las Vegas. Art and nature come together on the two patios, which offer Nashville bites of spicy chicken brined for 12 hours, a shroom burger with Swiss cheese and truffle aioli, and grilled cheese and tomato soup. Park on Fremont’s menu is available for service in the restaurant or to go by ordering via phone or at the restaurant.

A parklike outdoor dining room
Park on Fremont
Park on Fremont/Facebook

Therapy

Therapy changed dramatically since it opened in June 2015, but look for dishes to share for lunch, dinner, and late night. Dishes include chicken and red velvet waffle sliders, pan-roasted chicken, lobster grilled cheese, and more.

Amelinda B Lee

Siegel’s 1941

Siegel's 1941 at El Cortez features a massive menu with dishes for breakfast, lunch, dinner and late night. Enjoy old-school vibes and the spacious dining room while snacking through a huge menu that spans deli classics, Italian dishes like spaghetti and meatballs, breakfast for dinner, and more.

Siegel’s 1941 at El Cortez
Siegel’s 1941 at El Cortez
Amelinda B Lee

The Smashed Pig Gastropub

This downtown gastropub features a British-rooted, globally-inspired menu for lunch and dinner. Chips and bangers and mash, a smashed Cubano, green bean tempura, and daily sashimi picks are just some of the dishes on the menu. Grab a seat at the bar or grab one of the bar tables outside to take advantage of the cocktail menu.

The Smashed Pig Gastropub
The Smashed Pig Gastropub
The Smashed Pig Gastropub/Facebook

Le Thai

Noodles and curries are the name of the game at this restaurant, one of the originals that turned the tide in Fremont East. Try three-color curry, a blend of red, yellow and green curries, or homemade Thai noodle soup or waterfall sauce.

La Comida

The modern dining room and bar at La Comida are great for groups and casual outings, and with a menu that goes beyond just tacos, there’s something for everyone. Look for Mexican street corn, tortilla soup, puerco ahumado, and pollo al horno baked in a parchment bag, opened table side. The drink menu leans heavily on tequila, with $40 margarita pitchers available daily.

Chelsea McManus

Carson Kitchen

Find a menu of shared plates, sandwiches, flatbreads baked in the hearthstone oven, garden dishes, entrees and a playful take on desserts. On the drinks side, micro-brewed soda brands, such as Virgil's, along with handcrafted cocktails and an array of small-batch brews and global wines. Open for lunch and dinner.

The bar at Carson Kitchen
Carson Kitchen
Chris Wessling

Pinches Tacos

The chalkboard menu says, to "save you from fake-sican food." This California-based Mexican chain is a favorite of Hollywood celebrities and the company places heavy emphasis on high-quality ingredients. Pick between tacos, burritos, flautas, enchiladas, and a gringo section featuring nachos and hard shell tacos.

Pinches Tacos
Pinches Tacos
Amelinda B Lee

Bin 702

Wine may be the starring attraction at Bin 702 at the Downtown Container Park, but customers stick around for the food. The bottle and board special, which gets you a cheese board with two meats, two cheese and bottle of wine for $40 is a favorite, as are shareable snacks like montaditos, and a signature Flamin’ Hot Cheeto Spread.

Bin 702
Bin 702
Bin 702 [Official Site]

VegeNation

At one of the first fully vegan restaurants to hit Las Vegas, one can find portobello mushroom burgers, chicken pot pie gnocchi, buffalo cauliflower, and mac and cheese pizza. The casual restaurant near Downtown Container Park also serves fruit-infused cocktails in a breezy dining room decorated with local art and lush, trailing plants.

Vegenation
Vegenation
Amelinda B Lee

Downtown Terrace Kitchen and Bar

The menu at this restaurant at the Downtown Container Park includes spicy shrimp pasta, tuna tartare, and salads. On the weekends, Downtown Terrace Kitchen and Bar serves a brunch with bottomless mimosas, bloody Marys, and Bellinis.

<span data-author="-1">Downtown Terrace Kitchen &amp; Bar </span>
Downtown Terrace Kitchen & Bar
Amelinda B Lee

7th & Carson

Dine on the shady, comfortable patio at 7th & Carson. Open daily from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., the menu spans breakfast, lunch and dinner with a pull-apart cinnamon bun, plenty of salads, wood-fired flatbreads and more. Take home frozen ravioli or burger patties for dinner tomorrow from the frozen section.

7th &amp; Carson
7th & Carson
Amelinda B Lee

Eat

Natalie Young's all-day cafe Eat helped Fremont East turn the tide when it opened. Go for comfort food staples like biscuits and gravy, golden-brown pancakes, chicken Caesar salad, an excellent grilled cheese, or a shrimp po-boy.

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