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Six Ways To Eat and Drink Your Way Through the Kentucky Derby in Las Vegas

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Mint juleps, giant hats and the fastest two minutes in sports all come together on Saturday with the 141st running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs. American Pharoah is a 5/2 favorite in the 20-horse field that runs the same day as the Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Manny Pacquiao fight. Grab your favorite fascinator and head to one of these six restaurants and bars in Las Vegas celebrating the Kentucky Derby on Saturday.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Cabo Wabo Cantina

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3663 Las Vegas Blvd S
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 385-2226
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Cabo Wabo Cantina’s Kentucky Derby viewing party starts at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 2, with mint juleps with bourbon whiskey and mint for $8; buckets of Dos Equis beers for $21; and shot specials. [Photo: Handout]

2. Commonwealth

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525 Fremont St
Las Vegas, NV 89101
(702) 798-7000
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Commonwealth’s “Talk Derby To Me” Kentucky Derby celebration from 2 to 5 p.m. on Saturday features specialty cocktails, live music and passed hors d’oeuvres. Each guest will receive a complimentary sports book ticket from the El Cortez for a chance to win a bet placed on a random horse. Tickets are priced at $20 before the event and $25 at the door. All ticket sales will benefit the United Way of Southern Nevada. [Photo: Anthony Mair]

3. Culinary Dropout

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4455 Paradise Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89169
(702) 522-8100
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Culinary Dropout’s mint julep goes for $12. The restaurant at the Hard Rock Hotel features Makers Mark bourbon, mint and simple syrup. [Photo: Handout]

4. Honey Salt

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1031 S Rampart Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89145
(702) 445-6100
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Honey Salt brings Southern charm and race day fun from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday. Enter a best hat contest to win a Honey Salt gift card and other Honey Salt treats, or drink a mint julep or another lemon drop for $10. Look for the Hot Brown Pizza with roasted turkey, bacon lardon ad Roma tomatoes; Farmer’s Toast with shaved summer squash, goat cheese and grilled wheat bread; oysters Rockefeller and Derby Pie with chocolate chips and pecans all for $10. [Photo: Chelsea McManus]

5. Lagasse's Stadium

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3325 Las Vegas Blvd S
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 607-2665
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Lagasse’s Stadium at the Palazzo celebrates the 141st running of the Kentucky Derby with food and drink specials and promotional items from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday. Southern-inspired food specials for the event include a hot brown sandwich with French fries for $15, half rack of bourbon-glazed pork ribs for $14, New Orleans chicken and andouille sausage gumbo served with steamed rice for $7, surf ’n’ turf nachos for $21, barbecue brisket sandwich and Creole seasoned french fries for $15, and beer-battered shrimp on Maytag blue cheese slaw with Creole tomato glaze for $16. Woodford Reserve will be providing mint juleps in a commemorative glass for $16. Special Derby hats will also be available for added fun. [Photo: Handout]

6. Rockhouse

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3355 Las Vegas Blvd S
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 731-9683
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Rockhouse at the Venetian throws a Kentucky Derby party with mint juleps and Kentucky bourbon. Guests are encouraged don their most outlandish hats (traditional or otherwise) and can score a $50 all-day open bar. [Photo: Denise Truscello]

1. Cabo Wabo Cantina

3663 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV 89109
Cabo Wabo Cantina’s Kentucky Derby viewing party starts at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 2, with mint juleps with bourbon whiskey and mint for $8; buckets of Dos Equis beers for $21; and shot specials. [Photo: Handout]
3663 Las Vegas Blvd S
Las Vegas, NV 89109

2. Commonwealth

525 Fremont St, Las Vegas, NV 89101
Commonwealth’s “Talk Derby To Me” Kentucky Derby celebration from 2 to 5 p.m. on Saturday features specialty cocktails, live music and passed hors d’oeuvres. Each guest will receive a complimentary sports book ticket from the El Cortez for a chance to win a bet placed on a random horse. Tickets are priced at $20 before the event and $25 at the door. All ticket sales will benefit the United Way of Southern Nevada. [Photo: Anthony Mair]
525 Fremont St
Las Vegas, NV 89101

3. Culinary Dropout

4455 Paradise Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Culinary Dropout’s mint julep goes for $12. The restaurant at the Hard Rock Hotel features Makers Mark bourbon, mint and simple syrup. [Photo: Handout]
4455 Paradise Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89169

4. Honey Salt

1031 S Rampart Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89145
Honey Salt brings Southern charm and race day fun from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday. Enter a best hat contest to win a Honey Salt gift card and other Honey Salt treats, or drink a mint julep or another lemon drop for $10. Look for the Hot Brown Pizza with roasted turkey, bacon lardon ad Roma tomatoes; Farmer’s Toast with shaved summer squash, goat cheese and grilled wheat bread; oysters Rockefeller and Derby Pie with chocolate chips and pecans all for $10. [Photo: Chelsea McManus]
1031 S Rampart Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89145

5. Lagasse's Stadium

3325 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV 89109
Lagasse’s Stadium at the Palazzo celebrates the 141st running of the Kentucky Derby with food and drink specials and promotional items from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday. Southern-inspired food specials for the event include a hot brown sandwich with French fries for $15, half rack of bourbon-glazed pork ribs for $14, New Orleans chicken and andouille sausage gumbo served with steamed rice for $7, surf ’n’ turf nachos for $21, barbecue brisket sandwich and Creole seasoned french fries for $15, and beer-battered shrimp on Maytag blue cheese slaw with Creole tomato glaze for $16. Woodford Reserve will be providing mint juleps in a commemorative glass for $16. Special Derby hats will also be available for added fun. [Photo: Handout]
3325 Las Vegas Blvd S
Las Vegas, NV 89109

6. Rockhouse

3355 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV 89109
Rockhouse at the Venetian throws a Kentucky Derby party with mint juleps and Kentucky bourbon. Guests are encouraged don their most outlandish hats (traditional or otherwise) and can score a $50 all-day open bar. [Photo: Denise Truscello]
3355 Las Vegas Blvd S
Las Vegas, NV 89109

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