Passover starts at sundown on March 30, commemorating the emancipation of the Israelites from slavery in ancient Egypt. Seder meals features matzah and bitter herbs, along with the retelling the story of the Exodus. Here, a look at some of the kosher restaurants in Las Vegas.Read More
Seven Great Kosher Restaurants in Las Vegas
1. Jerusalem Bar & Grill
Located near the Strip, Jerusalem Grill serves authentic, kosher Mediterranean and Israeli cuisine, such as Greek-style grape leaves stuffed with rice, chicken shawarma, and falafel and tahini, six deep-fried balls made with ground chickpeas and served with fresh tahini. Don’t leave without trying the fresh pita bread with a side of classic hummus.
2. Shawarma Vegas
The Glatt kosher restaurant Shawarma Vegas serves up shawarma, slices of chicken seasoned with Moroccan spices and put in a pita bread or baguette sandwich and mixed with hummus, Israeli salad and tahini.
3. Simon & Joe's
Simon & Joe’s offers items such as kosher pizzas, burekas or Israeli stuffed pastries, and sambusaks, which are Middle Eastern turnover pastries. Pizza de la rosa, topped with tomato sauce, olive oil, eggplant and red onion, is one of the restaurant’s more popular dishes.
4. Haifa Restaurant
Haifa Restaurant was the first glatt kosher establishment in Las Vegas, and still serves traditional Moroccan and Mediterranean cuisine. Fans like the Moroccan meatballs and the 14-ounce rib steak filet, along with sides of couscous and Israeli salad.
5. Panini Cafe
This Israeli dairy kosher restaurant serves dishes with a European twist. Fan favorites include the tuna crostini appetizer, comprised of sliced pieces of ciabatta bread, topped with tuna, egg, and melted cheese and the salmon avocado wrap.
6. Anise Tapas & Grill
Anise Tapas & Grill dishes up traditional Mediterranean and Kosher food with options such as the drunken avocado empanadillas, fried eggrolls served with Patron jalapeño agave sauce, and moussaka sliders, two lamb and Angus beef burgers topped with fried Japanese eggplant medallion and harissa and served with a side of tzatziki.
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7. Sababa Mediterranean Grill
This kosher restaurant on the westside of town features a Mediterranean menu full of salads, bowls, pitas, combination plates, wraps and even a vegan and vegetarian section. Try the simple grilled chicken pita, served with hummus, a Mediterranean salad and creamy tahini dressing.