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20 Excellent Dining Options in Henderson

Where to find some of the best restaurants in Henderson serving black rice sushi, pork carnitas Benedicts, and pizza torn with your hands

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The Strip in Las Vegas gets the lion’s share of the attention, but Nevada’s second-largest city has plenty of delicious dishes. Here's a handy guide to 21 restaurants in Henderson that hit the spot. Head to the original Settebello in The District at Green Valley Ranch or Pizza Rock at Green Valley Ranch. Get dynamite dinners at Todd’s Unique Dining or Penn’s Thai House. And make sure to visit Boom Bang Fine Food and Cocktails. With this guide, residents may never have to leave Henderson.

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Todd’s Unique Dining

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Chef and owner Todd Clore’s wine dinners are the toast of the town and sell out quickly at this restaurant with a neighborhood feel and gourmet fare. Clore manages to change up the menu to keep foodies coming back while satisfying regulars. Try the duck cooked in a pomegranate red wine sauce.

A restaurant with brown walls, purple booths and fans on the ceiling
Todd’s Unique Dining
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Weiss Deli & Bakery

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Kosher deli fans love the chicken noodle soup and matzo ball soup here. Don’t neglect the bakery items, such as apple fritters, challah bread, and more.

Chicken datka
Chicken datka at Weiss Deli & Bakery
Weiss Deli & Bakery/Facebook

Gen Korean BBQ House

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This all-you-can-eat Korean barbecue goes for $26.99 at dinner. That includes your fill of sirloin steak, short rib, marinated spicy chicken, baby octopus, and more. Pair grilled meats and veggies with spicy cucumber and potato salad banchan.

A Korean barbecue assortment
A Korean barbecue assortment at Gen Korean BBQ House
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Penn’s Thai House

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Penn Amarapayark’s hole-in-the-wall Thai restaurant makes everything, down to the curry, from scratch. Try larb made with ground meat, spice, and rice-powder salads; marinated Thai barbecued chicken on the bone; and green curry with shrimp.

An assortment of Thai dishes arranged on lettuce
Penn’s Thai House
Penn’s Thai House [Official Site]

Juan’s Flaming Fajitas

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The popular Tex-Mex menu at Juan’s Flaming Fajitas includes the namesake flaming fajitas, sopas, ensaladas, table side guacamole, Baja-style fish tacos, plus margaritas, sangria, and daiquiris.

A plate of fajitas
Juan’s Flaming Fajitas
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Hardway 8

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Henderson has its own ode to the UNLV Runnin’ Rebels with Hardway 8 from Bryant Jane and Lyle Cervenka, the co-owners of Starboard Tack. Order a corned beef Reuben, porchetta sandwich, grilled vegetable panini, and a hero with prosciutto, mortadella, and hot copa. Buffalo fried oysters, a charcuterie board, and deep-fried mozzarella make the starters menu, while fish and chips and two burgers round out the entrees.

Starboard burger at Hardway 8
Starboard burger at Hardway 8
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The Steamie Weenie

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This ode to the hot dog features the pushcart variety with onions in tomato sauce, sauerkraut, and spicy house mustard; the Windy City with tomato, dill pickle, diced onions, sport peppers, neon relish, celery salt and yellow mustard; and the Nor’wester in cream cheese, griddled onions, scallions, fresh jalapeño peppers, and Sriracha. Even two vegan varieties make the menu. Everything here rings in under $8.

Steamie Weenie Hot Dogs
Steamie Weenie Hot Dogs
Steamie Weenie [Official Site]

Boom Bang Fine Foods & Cocktails

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This restaurant from Top Chef alum Elia Aboumrad-Page, Christian Page, and Tony Angotti serves everything from corndogs to caviar. The menu is a playful mash-up of American diner comforts and French cuisine. Start with the mushroom carpaccio, a celebration of all things fungi, then share plates of sole meunière, spaghetti carbonara, and the 20-hour duck confit.

A green dining room with cactus wallpaper.
Boom Bang Fine Foods & Cocktails
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This new chophouse in Henderson specializes in dry-aged meat, poultry, duck, and fish. Steaks are primarily sourced from Nevada and California ranches and accompany menu items like whole grilled branzino and duck breast with roasted butternut squash, plantains, and chocolate mole.

Settebello Pizzeria

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Wood-fired brick oven pizzas with crisp crusts that you have to tear apart by hand attract families from all over the valley. Try the Capricciosa with tomatoes, prosciutto, artichoke hearts, roasted mushrooms, and olives.

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Settebello Pizzeria
Settebello Pizzeria [Official Site]

Hank’s Fine Steaks & Martinis

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Down at Green Valley Ranch, the steaks at Hank’s bring 'em in. Try one with a Gorgonzola crust. Want to split a dish? Look for the tomahawk chop or Chateaubriand made for two. Kobe beef even makes the menu.

A filet mignon on a black plate with a tomato
A filet mignon at Hank’s Fine Steaks & Martinis
Station Casinos [Official Site]

Borracha Mexican Cantina

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Borracha Mexican Cantina at Green Valley Ranch features a menu of shareable plates and burritos. Tacos made with handmade tortillas and meats that range from rotisserie chicken, slow-cooked short ribs, and Baja fish make the menu. Vegan and gluten-free options are also available.

A plate of tacos with margaritas
Tacos at Borracha Mexican Cantina
Borracha Mexican Cantina [Official Site]

Bottiglia Enoteca

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The menu at Bottiglia Enoteca at Green Valley Ranch includes antipastas, salads, fresh fish, and the house specialty: papperdella Bolognese with braised short ribs, truffle ricotta, and piquillo pepper gravy. Bonus, a shaded patio that wraps around the restaurant and features a fire pit.

A pasta dish on a blue plate
Bottiglia Enoteca
Bottiglia Enoteca [Official Site]

Pizza Rock

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One of pizza king Tony Gemignani’s Pizza Rock locations sits inside Green Valley Ranch with 7,000 square feet of TVs, a semi-truck, and even a dining table with a roulette wheel. There are classic Italian entrees and pastas, but the four wood-fired pizza ovens and variety of award-winning pies are what bring the crowds.

A pizza at Pizza Rock
Pizza Rock
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Ventano Italian Grill & Seafood

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Southern Italian with a view comes at the hands of Arnauld Briand and Carmine Vento. The eggplant rollatini rolled in ricotta is a must-try. Request to sit near the restaurant’s namesake windows for a view of the city while you dine on generous portions of pasta and seafood.

A beef dish at an Italian restaurant
Ventano Italian Grill
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Kitchen Table

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Snap up globally inspired American breakfasts and lunches at the sunny Kitchen Table from chef Javier Chavez. Pastries, breakfast taquitos, monkey bread, crepes, and Nutella S’mores await, along with a chorizo omelet, Nutella French toast, and croque-madame.

Chorizo omelet, Nutella French toast, and croque-madame
Chorizo omelet, Nutella French toast, and croque-madame at Kitchen Table
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Gaetano’s Ristorante

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Readers love the home-style northern Italian fare at Gaetano’s Ristorante. Look for homemade pastas and raviolis, veal, poultry, beef, and seafood. Try the Mezzelune di Vitello con Porcini made with homemade half moon pasta filled with veal, served with peas, prosciutto, and porcini mushrooms in a light cream sauce.

A seafood pasta dish
Gaetano’s
Gaetano’s [Official Site]

Hiroba Sushi

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Former Fish N Bowl chef Howard Choi is now behind the sushi counter at Hiroba Sushi, which specializes in black rice sushi. Fans love the lemon roll, spicy rainbow roll, and bento boxes.

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Red rock roll at Hiroba Sushi
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CraftKitchen

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Jaret Blinn serves breakfast and lunch at CraftKitchen with a menu of crustless quiches of the day, churro waffles, pork carnitas Benedicts, and short rib hash. And that’s just for breakfast. On the lunch side of the menu find short rib grilled cheese, chicken and waffles, and Korean fried chicken sandwich. Gluten-free and vegan options available.

Two pork carnitas Benedicts covered in Hollandaise
Pork carnitas Benedict at CraftKitchen
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The Stove

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Chefs Antonio Nunez, formerly of Kitchen Table in Henderson, and Scott Commings, the season 12 winner of Hell’s Kitchen who has Freedom Beat at the Downtown Grand, together have The Stove with a menu of American cuisine with regional influences. The ever-changing menu focuses on breakfast and lunch dishes, and a very popular brunch.

Prosciutto frittata at The Stove
Prosciutto frittata at The Stove
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Todd’s Unique Dining

Chef and owner Todd Clore’s wine dinners are the toast of the town and sell out quickly at this restaurant with a neighborhood feel and gourmet fare. Clore manages to change up the menu to keep foodies coming back while satisfying regulars. Try the duck cooked in a pomegranate red wine sauce.

A restaurant with brown walls, purple booths and fans on the ceiling
Todd’s Unique Dining
Todd’s Unique Dining/Facebook

Weiss Deli & Bakery

Kosher deli fans love the chicken noodle soup and matzo ball soup here. Don’t neglect the bakery items, such as apple fritters, challah bread, and more.

Chicken datka
Chicken datka at Weiss Deli & Bakery
Weiss Deli & Bakery/Facebook

Gen Korean BBQ House

This all-you-can-eat Korean barbecue goes for $26.99 at dinner. That includes your fill of sirloin steak, short rib, marinated spicy chicken, baby octopus, and more. Pair grilled meats and veggies with spicy cucumber and potato salad banchan.

A Korean barbecue assortment
A Korean barbecue assortment at Gen Korean BBQ House
Gen Korean BBQ House/Facebook

Penn’s Thai House

Penn Amarapayark’s hole-in-the-wall Thai restaurant makes everything, down to the curry, from scratch. Try larb made with ground meat, spice, and rice-powder salads; marinated Thai barbecued chicken on the bone; and green curry with shrimp.

An assortment of Thai dishes arranged on lettuce
Penn’s Thai House
Penn’s Thai House [Official Site]

Juan’s Flaming Fajitas

The popular Tex-Mex menu at Juan’s Flaming Fajitas includes the namesake flaming fajitas, sopas, ensaladas, table side guacamole, Baja-style fish tacos, plus margaritas, sangria, and daiquiris.

A plate of fajitas
Juan’s Flaming Fajitas
Juan’s Flaming Fajitas/Facebook

Hardway 8

Henderson has its own ode to the UNLV Runnin’ Rebels with Hardway 8 from Bryant Jane and Lyle Cervenka, the co-owners of Starboard Tack. Order a corned beef Reuben, porchetta sandwich, grilled vegetable panini, and a hero with prosciutto, mortadella, and hot copa. Buffalo fried oysters, a charcuterie board, and deep-fried mozzarella make the starters menu, while fish and chips and two burgers round out the entrees.

Starboard burger at Hardway 8
Starboard burger at Hardway 8
Hardway 8/Facebook

The Steamie Weenie

This ode to the hot dog features the pushcart variety with onions in tomato sauce, sauerkraut, and spicy house mustard; the Windy City with tomato, dill pickle, diced onions, sport peppers, neon relish, celery salt and yellow mustard; and the Nor’wester in cream cheese, griddled onions, scallions, fresh jalapeño peppers, and Sriracha. Even two vegan varieties make the menu. Everything here rings in under $8.

Steamie Weenie Hot Dogs
Steamie Weenie Hot Dogs
Steamie Weenie [Official Site]

Boom Bang Fine Foods & Cocktails

This restaurant from Top Chef alum Elia Aboumrad-Page, Christian Page, and Tony Angotti serves everything from corndogs to caviar. The menu is a playful mash-up of American diner comforts and French cuisine. Start with the mushroom carpaccio, a celebration of all things fungi, then share plates of sole meunière, spaghetti carbonara, and the 20-hour duck confit.

A green dining room with cactus wallpaper.
Boom Bang Fine Foods & Cocktails
Louiie Victa/Eater Vegas

138 Restaurant

This new chophouse in Henderson specializes in dry-aged meat, poultry, duck, and fish. Steaks are primarily sourced from Nevada and California ranches and accompany menu items like whole grilled branzino and duck breast with roasted butternut squash, plantains, and chocolate mole.

Settebello Pizzeria

Wood-fired brick oven pizzas with crisp crusts that you have to tear apart by hand attract families from all over the valley. Try the Capricciosa with tomatoes, prosciutto, artichoke hearts, roasted mushrooms, and olives.

A restaurant serving pizza
Settebello Pizzeria
Settebello Pizzeria [Official Site]

Hank’s Fine Steaks & Martinis

Down at Green Valley Ranch, the steaks at Hank’s bring 'em in. Try one with a Gorgonzola crust. Want to split a dish? Look for the tomahawk chop or Chateaubriand made for two. Kobe beef even makes the menu.

A filet mignon on a black plate with a tomato
A filet mignon at Hank’s Fine Steaks & Martinis
Station Casinos [Official Site]

Borracha Mexican Cantina

Borracha Mexican Cantina at Green Valley Ranch features a menu of shareable plates and burritos. Tacos made with handmade tortillas and meats that range from rotisserie chicken, slow-cooked short ribs, and Baja fish make the menu. Vegan and gluten-free options are also available.

A plate of tacos with margaritas
Tacos at Borracha Mexican Cantina
Borracha Mexican Cantina [Official Site]

Bottiglia Enoteca

The menu at Bottiglia Enoteca at Green Valley Ranch includes antipastas, salads, fresh fish, and the house specialty: papperdella Bolognese with braised short ribs, truffle ricotta, and piquillo pepper gravy. Bonus, a shaded patio that wraps around the restaurant and features a fire pit.

A pasta dish on a blue plate
Bottiglia Enoteca
Bottiglia Enoteca [Official Site]

Pizza Rock

One of pizza king Tony Gemignani’s Pizza Rock locations sits inside Green Valley Ranch with 7,000 square feet of TVs, a semi-truck, and even a dining table with a roulette wheel. There are classic Italian entrees and pastas, but the four wood-fired pizza ovens and variety of award-winning pies are what bring the crowds.

A pizza at Pizza Rock
Pizza Rock
Pizza Rock/Facebook

Ventano Italian Grill & Seafood

Southern Italian with a view comes at the hands of Arnauld Briand and Carmine Vento. The eggplant rollatini rolled in ricotta is a must-try. Request to sit near the restaurant’s namesake windows for a view of the city while you dine on generous portions of pasta and seafood.

A beef dish at an Italian restaurant
Ventano Italian Grill
Ventano/Facebook

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Kitchen Table

Snap up globally inspired American breakfasts and lunches at the sunny Kitchen Table from chef Javier Chavez. Pastries, breakfast taquitos, monkey bread, crepes, and Nutella S’mores await, along with a chorizo omelet, Nutella French toast, and croque-madame.

Chorizo omelet, Nutella French toast, and croque-madame
Chorizo omelet, Nutella French toast, and croque-madame at Kitchen Table
Kitchen Table/Facebook

Gaetano’s Ristorante

Readers love the home-style northern Italian fare at Gaetano’s Ristorante. Look for homemade pastas and raviolis, veal, poultry, beef, and seafood. Try the Mezzelune di Vitello con Porcini made with homemade half moon pasta filled with veal, served with peas, prosciutto, and porcini mushrooms in a light cream sauce.

A seafood pasta dish
Gaetano’s
Gaetano’s [Official Site]