One of the benefits of nearly 300 days of sunshine a year in Las Vegas is a meal on the patio. Some offer unexpected people-watching scenes, while others have games. Romantic spots offer private enclaves outdoors, while others just have a stunning view to pair with a meal. Here’s a look at 19 patios on the Las Vegas Strip that offer something more than just a meal.Read More
The Ultimate Guide to the Essential Patios of the Las Vegas Strip
Dine outdoors for stunning views, romantic moments, people watching, or games galore
One of the most secluded patios in Las Vegas is an ode to the Chairman of the Board himself. Sinatra at Encore Las Vegas offers a small patio with some of Ole Blue Eyes’ favorite dishes including spaghetti alla chitarra con filetto di pomodoro e basilico, and gamberoni e cannelini.
El Segundo Sol
Some of the best people-watching at Fashion Show comes at the hands of El Segundo Sol, and experience filled with tacos, margaritas, and a fiesta to remember. Get some bottomless chips and salsa or try the grilled steak fajitas.
Request the very romantic and very sequestered patio at Mizumi at Wynn Las Vegas for a private al fresco dining experience on a floating pagoda table, accessible by a private path through lush gardens. While the 90-foot waterfall flows and the koi float by, order sushi and sashimi or dishes from the robatayaki bar or teppanyaki room.
La Cave Wine & Food Hideaway
The more casual La Cave Wine & Food Hideaway has a patio overlooking the pools at Wynn Las Vegas while diners eat small-plate items paired with artisanal draught beers and wines. Head here on Saturdays and Sundays for a table-side butler-style brunch.
Lakeside at the Wynn
SW Steakhouse’s sister restaurant Lakeside at Wynn Las Vegas offers a view of the waterfall at Wynn Las Vegas, along with Hawaiian seafood, line-caught by family fishermen in Hana. Order oven-roasted lobster and crab and aged prime steaks, or head here on Sundays for the jazz brunch with a live Dixieland-style jazz band.
Sit on the patio at SW Steakhouse at Wynn Las Vegas for a romantic view of the Lake of Dreams and its 40-foot waterfall replete with a puppet show, 4,000 lights, and holographics. The chile-rubbed double rib eye, featured on Food Network’s Best Thing I Ever Ate, is one of the top dishes at this steakhouse.
Costa Di Mare
Costa Di Mare at Wynn Las Vegas flies in its Mediterranean fish and seafood daily. Request one of the private cabanas on the lagoon for a very romantic moment.
Morels French Steakhouse & Bistro
Head to the patio at Morels French Steakhouse & Bistro at the Palazzo for a breakfast replete with avocado toast, a Dungeness crab omelet, and smoked salmon Benedict or just grab a drink from the bloody Mary cart. Lunch and dinner call for raw bar dishes and a charcuterie plate.
Lavo Italian Restaurant & Lounge
Grab a group of friends and head to the patio at Lavo at tthe Palazzo for an epic one-pound Wagyu beef meatball, Italian classics, and the Zeppole for dessert.
Rao’s at Caesars Palace combines bocce ball with a side of Italian meatballs on its patio that overlooks the Garden of the Gods pool complex.
Restaurant Guy Savoy
Secret patios are sometimes best for a romantic night, so head to the patio at Restaurant Guy Savoy at Caesars Palace to combine a view of the replica of the Eiffel Tower down street and the famous French chef’s artichoke soup.
Spago by Wolfgang Puck
Wolfgang Puck’s Spago moved to the Bellagio in 2018 and added a view of the fountains along with Puck’s California-inspired menu. That famous smoked salmon pizza is a must-order for lunch or dinner.
Chef Jean George Vongerichten’s ode to beef at the Bellagio includes a garden patio with a view of the Fountains at Bellagio. Order a dry-aged bone-in rib-eye steak or soy-garlic glazed New York strip to go with that view.
Julian Serrano’s Lago offers the best view of the Fountains at Bellagio, which practically kiss the outdoor space. The Italian restaurant specializes in small plates including agnolotti stuffed with veal ricotta or the shrimp-mascarpone stuffed ravioli. But perhaps the best time to go is during the Sunday brunch.
Mon Ami Gabi
The must-visit patio Mon Ami Gabi at Paris Las Vegas offers some of the people-watching paired with a view of the Fountains at Bellagio and the Eiffel Tower replica. Kick off the day with breakfast on the patio, so go late for some steak frites.
Beer Park’s patio at Paris Las Vegas pairs games such as giant Jenga, pool, and darts with dishes such as Shock Top cheddar bratwurst and a Kahuna Cowboy burger with candied bacon. Beer Park does charge a Concession and Franchise Fee, so ask a server to remove it.
Cabo Wabo Cantina
Party like the Red Rocker at Cabo Wabo Cantina, the restaurant from Sammy Hagar at the Miracle Mile Shops. Dine on breakfast through dinner with a party atmosphere. Cabo Wabo Cantina does charge a Concession and Franchise Fee, so ask a server to remove it.
The Greek restaurant Estiatorio Milos by restaurateur Costas Spiliadis at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vega features Mediterranean cuisine paired with seafood. Request the terrace lit by lanterns and overlooking the Strip.
Head to Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger’s Border Grill at Mandalay Bay for a patio that overlooks the beach and pool. On concert nights, it’s a fun way to dig the vibe while ordering from the taco cart with its brisket taquitos, al pastor taccos, and fish tacos a la plancha.