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True Bar and its indoor patio at the Forum Shops at Caesars.
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Chill in the Air? These 14 Restaurants Offer Indoor Patios on the Las Vegas Strip

Dine indoors and still do people-watching

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True Bar and its indoor patio at the Forum Shops at Caesars.
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Even arid Las Vegas has its moments of coolness, and not the hipster type. A chill in the air can drive everyone indoors, and fortunately, Las Vegas can still offer those prime people-watching opportunities from an indoor patio without battling the elements. Here, a look at 14 restaurants with indoor patios.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Marigold

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3000 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 676-6967
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Marigold at Resorts World offers an indoor patio that wraps around the exterior of the restaurant that specializes in lobster-forward dishes such as lobster avocado toast, lobster croquettes, lobster linguini, and proper lobster rolls, as well as craft burgers and cocktails.

A table with red chairs
The indoor patio at Marigold.
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2. ¡Viva!

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3000 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 676-6020
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Chef Ray Garcia offers an indoor patio at ¡Viva! at Resorts World. Aside from great people watching along the resort’s District shopping esplanade, customers can pick up his famous chicarrones, brunch on the weekend, and mezcal.

¡Viva!
The front facade with an indoor patio at ¡Viva!
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3. Buddy V’s Ristorante

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3327 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 607-2355
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Cake Boss Buddy Valastro has an indoor patio at Buddy V’s Ristorante at the Grand Canal Shoppes for sharing his giant servings of chicken Parmesan, Grandma’s meatballs, and cannoli.

A restaurant with an indoor patio to the right.
The indoor patio in front of Buddy V’s Ristorante.
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4. Canaletto Ristorante Veneto

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3355 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 733-0070
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The replica of St. Mark’s Square at the Grand Canal Shoppes serves as a background for Canaletto Ristorante Veneto. Chef Gianpaolo Putzu brings a range of Italian dishes to the menu here. Try it for happy hour.

An indoor patio with a replica of St. Mark’s Square in the background.
The indoor patio at Canaletto Ristorante Veneto.
Venetian

5. Brera Osteria

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3355 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 414-1227
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The restaurant on the resort’s replica of St. Mark’s Square takes its name from the Brera neighborhood in Milan, Italy, the inspiration for the eatery. Brera Osteria at the Grand Canal Shoppes offers braised pork shank, cacio e pepe, and lamb chops, as well as steak tartare, pizza to share, the risotto alla Milanese. This is a happening spot for happy hour.

An indoor patio with blue chairs.
The indoor patio at Brera Osteria.
Venetian

6. Mercato Della Pescheria

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3377 S Las Vegas Blvd Suite 2410
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 837-0309
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A coastal Italian seafood market, cured meats hanging from the ceilings, and dishes hot out of the Josper oven make up the fare at Mercato Della Pescheria at the Grand Canal Shoppes. Head to the patio for house-made pastas and Roman-style pizzas.

An indoor patio with a replica of St. Mark’s Square in the background.
The indoor patio at Mercato Della Pescheria.
Mercato Della Pescheria

7. Cañonita

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3377 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 414-3773
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Mexican fare along a replica of Venice’s canals? Sure, why not. Cañonita at the Grand Canal Shoppes gives diners a view of the gondoliers. Step up to the food truck on the patio for street food and margaritas.

A patio with blue umbrellas next to a canal.
The indoor patio at Cañonita.
Venetian

8. True Food Kitchen

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3500 Las Vegas Blvd. South Space R15A
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 340-2600
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True Food Kitchen at the front of the Forum Shops at Caesars offers a 998-square-foot indoor patio with butcher block tables and seating for up to 31 overlooking the shopping center’s reflecting pool and spiral escalator. True Food Kitchen also features its first True Bar, sitting atop the reflecting pool at the shopping center.

The indoor patio at True Food Kitchen
The indoor patio at True Food Kitchen.
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9. Trevi Italian Restaurant

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3500 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 735-4663
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Set next to a replica of Trevi Fountain inside the Forum Shops at Caesars, Trevi Italian Restaurant offers some of the best people watching from its vantage point. Shoppers have to walk all the way around this restaurant to move from one point of the mall to the other, and tourists typically drop everything to snap photos in front of the fountain.

The indoor patio at a restaurant with a fake sky overhead.
The indoor patio at Trevi Italian Restaurant.
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10. Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab

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3500 Las Vegas Blvd S
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 792-9222
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Request one of the tables at the front of Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab at the Forum Shops at Caesars for prime people watching.

Joe’s Seafood Prime Steak & Stone Crab restaurant.
Joe’s Seafood Prime Steak & Stone Crab restaurant.
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11. Water Grill

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3500 South Las Vegas Blvd Space #G01
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 832-4777
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Across from the Palm at the Forum Shops at Caesars sits Water Grill, a bastion of seafood with decor to go along with that seaside vibe. Order a seafood tower or look for the seafood specials flown in daily.

The patio at Water Grill
The patio at Water Grill
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12. The Palm

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3500 Las Vegas Blvd S
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 732-7256
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At the Forum Shops at Caesars, the Palm restaurant has a patio inside for people-watching and steaks. Request one of the white tablecloth tables for jumbo shrimp cocktails and tomahawk rib-eye steaks.

An indoor patio at a mall.
The interior patio at the Palm.
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13. Bardot Brasserie

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ARIA Resort & Casino, 3730 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(877) 230-2742
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Feel as if you’re sitting outside a Parisian cafe at Bardot Brasserie, the French restaurant from chef Michael Mina at Aria. Order favorites such as French onion soup with périgord truffle, loup de mer, or roasted chicken while sitting on the indoor patio. Brunch here is a must-order.

An art deco entrance to a restaurant.
The entrance to Bardot Brasserie with a small indoor patio at the left.
Mina Group

14. House of Blues Restaurant & Bar

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3950 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89119
(702) 632-7600
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House of Blues Restaurant & Bar at Mandalay Bay added a new indoor patio that gives diners a view of the resort’s gaming floor.

House of Blues
The indoor patio at House of Blues.
Rob Depew/House of Blues Las Vegas

1. Marigold

3000 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109
A table with red chairs
The indoor patio at Marigold.
Louiie Victa/Eater Vegas

Marigold at Resorts World offers an indoor patio that wraps around the exterior of the restaurant that specializes in lobster-forward dishes such as lobster avocado toast, lobster croquettes, lobster linguini, and proper lobster rolls, as well as craft burgers and cocktails.

3000 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89109

2. ¡Viva!

3000 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109
¡Viva!
The front facade with an indoor patio at ¡Viva!
Louiie Victa/Eater Vegas

Chef Ray Garcia offers an indoor patio at ¡Viva! at Resorts World. Aside from great people watching along the resort’s District shopping esplanade, customers can pick up his famous chicarrones, brunch on the weekend, and mezcal.

3000 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89109

3. Buddy V’s Ristorante

3327 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109
A restaurant with an indoor patio to the right.
The indoor patio in front of Buddy V’s Ristorante.
Buddy V’s Ristorante/Facebook

Cake Boss Buddy Valastro has an indoor patio at Buddy V’s Ristorante at the Grand Canal Shoppes for sharing his giant servings of chicken Parmesan, Grandma’s meatballs, and cannoli.

3327 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89109

4. Canaletto Ristorante Veneto

3355 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109
An indoor patio with a replica of St. Mark’s Square in the background.
The indoor patio at Canaletto Ristorante Veneto.
Venetian

The replica of St. Mark’s Square at the Grand Canal Shoppes serves as a background for Canaletto Ristorante Veneto. Chef Gianpaolo Putzu brings a range of Italian dishes to the menu here. Try it for happy hour.

3355 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89109

5. Brera Osteria

3355 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109
An indoor patio with blue chairs.
The indoor patio at Brera Osteria.
Venetian

The restaurant on the resort’s replica of St. Mark’s Square takes its name from the Brera neighborhood in Milan, Italy, the inspiration for the eatery. Brera Osteria at the Grand Canal Shoppes offers braised pork shank, cacio e pepe, and lamb chops, as well as steak tartare, pizza to share, the risotto alla Milanese. This is a happening spot for happy hour.

3355 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89109

6. Mercato Della Pescheria

3377 S Las Vegas Blvd Suite 2410, Las Vegas, NV 89109
An indoor patio with a replica of St. Mark’s Square in the background.
The indoor patio at Mercato Della Pescheria.
Mercato Della Pescheria

A coastal Italian seafood market, cured meats hanging from the ceilings, and dishes hot out of the Josper oven make up the fare at Mercato Della Pescheria at the Grand Canal Shoppes. Head to the patio for house-made pastas and Roman-style pizzas.

3377 S Las Vegas Blvd Suite 2410
Las Vegas, NV 89109

7. Cañonita

3377 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109
A patio with blue umbrellas next to a canal.
The indoor patio at Cañonita.
Venetian

Mexican fare along a replica of Venice’s canals? Sure, why not. Cañonita at the Grand Canal Shoppes gives diners a view of the gondoliers. Step up to the food truck on the patio for street food and margaritas.

3377 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89109

8. True Food Kitchen

3500 Las Vegas Blvd. South Space R15A, Las Vegas, NV 89109
The indoor patio at True Food Kitchen
The indoor patio at True Food Kitchen.
Leinani Shak Photography/Eater Vegas

True Food Kitchen at the front of the Forum Shops at Caesars offers a 998-square-foot indoor patio with butcher block tables and seating for up to 31 overlooking the shopping center’s reflecting pool and spiral escalator. True Food Kitchen also features its first True Bar, sitting atop the reflecting pool at the shopping center.

3500 Las Vegas Blvd. South Space R15A
Las Vegas, NV 89109

9. Trevi Italian Restaurant

3500 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109
The indoor patio at a restaurant with a fake sky overhead.
The indoor patio at Trevi Italian Restaurant.
Trevi Italian Restaurant/Facebook

Set next to a replica of Trevi Fountain inside the Forum Shops at Caesars, Trevi Italian Restaurant offers some of the best people watching from its vantage point. Shoppers have to walk all the way around this restaurant to move from one point of the mall to the other, and tourists typically drop everything to snap photos in front of the fountain.

3500 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89109

10. Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab

3500 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV 89109
Joe’s Seafood Prime Steak & Stone Crab restaurant.
Joe’s Seafood Prime Steak & Stone Crab restaurant.
Jeffrey Greenberg/Universal Images Group via Getty Images

Request one of the tables at the front of Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab at the Forum Shops at Caesars for prime people watching.

3500 Las Vegas Blvd S
Las Vegas, NV 89109

11. Water Grill

3500 South Las Vegas Blvd Space #G01, Las Vegas, NV 89109
The patio at Water Grill
The patio at Water Grill
Louiie Victa/Eater Vegas

Across from the Palm at the Forum Shops at Caesars sits Water Grill, a bastion of seafood with decor to go along with that seaside vibe. Order a seafood tower or look for the seafood specials flown in daily.

3500 South Las Vegas Blvd Space #G01
Las Vegas, NV 89109

12. The Palm

3500 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV 89109
An indoor patio at a mall.
The interior patio at the Palm.
Amelinda B Lee/Eater Vegas

At the Forum Shops at Caesars, the Palm restaurant has a patio inside for people-watching and steaks. Request one of the white tablecloth tables for jumbo shrimp cocktails and tomahawk rib-eye steaks.

3500 Las Vegas Blvd S
Las Vegas, NV 89109

13. Bardot Brasserie

ARIA Resort & Casino, 3730 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109
An art deco entrance to a restaurant.
The entrance to Bardot Brasserie with a small indoor patio at the left.
Mina Group

Feel as if you’re sitting outside a Parisian cafe at Bardot Brasserie, the French restaurant from chef Michael Mina at Aria. Order favorites such as French onion soup with périgord truffle, loup de mer, or roasted chicken while sitting on the indoor patio. Brunch here is a must-order.

ARIA Resort & Casino, 3730 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89109

14. House of Blues Restaurant & Bar

3950 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89119
House of Blues
The indoor patio at House of Blues.
Rob Depew/House of Blues Las Vegas

House of Blues Restaurant & Bar at Mandalay Bay added a new indoor patio that gives diners a view of the resort’s gaming floor.

3950 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89119

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