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Las Vegas is home to many new restaurants. Some of the smaller ones that open with less than a shebang go unnoticed. Here's a look at 14 of the new smaller restaurants that opened recently all over the Las Vegas valley, including a sushi restaurant compared to Kabuto, a mash up of Mexican and sushi, a Chinese take on ramen and more.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Chickpeas Mediterranean Cafe

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6110 W Flamingo Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89103
Kabobs, shawarma, Persian stews and pizzas make the menu at this new Mediterranean cafe. Find pancakes, waffles and omelets on the breakfast menu.
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2. El Frescos Cocina Mexicana

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5030 Paradise Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89119
702-816-5060
Try the super fresco max chicken burrito, the chicken torta, parmesan-crusted wild cod with shrimp or the fried ice cream at this new Mexican restaurant.
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3. Go Vegan Cafe & Juice Bar

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5875 S Rainbow Blvd #104
Las Vegas, NV 89118
(702) 405-8550
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This new venture from the owners of Go Raw Café Living Cuisine & Juice Bar features cooked vegan dishes as well as some raw food options. Try gluten-free dishes as well as a salad bar. The space even features a fountain and a garden setting.
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4. Griddlecakes

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6085 S Fort Apache Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89148
702-891-8918
This new location of Griddlecakes serves up breakfast all day. Try sweet and tangy lemon blueberry, protein oatmeal, red velvet and pumpkin spice pancakes, or pick an omelet, skillet or melt.
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5. Imperial One

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3400 S Jones Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89146
(702) 220-3388
HK Star converts into Imperial One serving baby bok choy, chow fun noodles, tofu seafood pot, and salt and pepper pork chop among the Chinese dishes.
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6. Jessie Rae's BBQ

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5611 S Valley View Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89118
(702) 797-0754
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Jessie Rae’s serves up what it’s call “Las Vegas-style barbecue,” mashing up styles from Memphis, Arkansas and Texas. Look for tri tips, pulled pork, brisket, pork ribs, sausage and chicken thighs along with sides such as mac and cheese and baked beans.
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7. Jjanga Fusion Pocha

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6145 W Sahara Ave
Las Vegas, NV 89146
Korean pub food teams up with soju cocktails at this new lounge. Try dishes such as manul chicken wrapped in lettuce, gyoza, beef tataki, garlic chicken wings or bulgogi.
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8. Mala Restaurant

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5570 W Flamingo Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89103
(702) 816-3655
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Mala means “spicy with a tingle” in Chinese, and the new Mala Restaurant delivers hot and spicy Szechuan food. Start with snacks or starters that alternate between crispy, chewy, spicy, mild and sticky. Then, the spice level slowly builds throughout the main courses. Soup is often served throughout the meal to offset or add to “the crescendo of seasonings.” Dishes here are served family style as they become ready.
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9. Niu-Gu Noodle House

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3400 S Jones Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89146
702-570-6363
Try a different style of ramen at Niu-Gu, which serves more of a Chinese beef noodle soup using ramen. Order it in original, miso or lemon pepper, then add ingredients such as egg, corn or broccoli.
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10. Smokin' Crawfish

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4821 Spring Mountain Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89103
Louisiana-style seafood gets an Asian kick at the new Smokin’ Crawfish. Try oysters, crawfish, shrimp and more done smokin' style or with garlic butter, or just make it a po boy.
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11. Sushi Culiacan

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4420 E Charleston Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89104
702-502-6380
Sinaloense-style sushi comes to Vegas with this new restaurant on the east side.
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12. Sushi Hiroyoshi Japanese Cuisine

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5900 W Charleston Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89146
702-823-2110
The Sushi Yamaguchi space went from dark cave to a modern space under the new Sushi Hiroyoshi Japanese Cuisine that some have compared to Kabuto. Start with one of three featured appetizers such as a tofu-uni dish, a seared tuna or a cucumber-jellyfish salad. Then try dishes such as a Scottish salmon tartare, toro taku with fatty tuna and pickled daikon, una kyu with golden eel and cucumber or nigiri.
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13. Sushi Neko

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5115 Spring Mountain Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89146
702-247-4241
Sushi Neko takes over the former Shuseki with all-you-can-eat sushi.
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14. Tomo Sushi

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2625 E Tropicana Ave
Las Vegas, NV 89121
702-444-0990
Go all-you-can-eat or order off the menu at this new Japanese restaurant.
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1. Chickpeas Mediterranean Cafe

6110 W Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89103
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Kabobs, shawarma, Persian stews and pizzas make the menu at this new Mediterranean cafe. Find pancakes, waffles and omelets on the breakfast menu.
6110 W Flamingo Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89103

2. El Frescos Cocina Mexicana

5030 Paradise Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89119
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Try the super fresco max chicken burrito, the chicken torta, parmesan-crusted wild cod with shrimp or the fried ice cream at this new Mexican restaurant.
5030 Paradise Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89119

3. Go Vegan Cafe & Juice Bar

5875 S Rainbow Blvd #104, Las Vegas, NV 89118
[[Photo]
This new venture from the owners of Go Raw Café Living Cuisine & Juice Bar features cooked vegan dishes as well as some raw food options. Try gluten-free dishes as well as a salad bar. The space even features a fountain and a garden setting.
5875 S Rainbow Blvd #104
Las Vegas, NV 89118

4. Griddlecakes

6085 S Fort Apache Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89148
[[Photo]
This new location of Griddlecakes serves up breakfast all day. Try sweet and tangy lemon blueberry, protein oatmeal, red velvet and pumpkin spice pancakes, or pick an omelet, skillet or melt.
6085 S Fort Apache Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89148

5. Imperial One

3400 S Jones Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89146
[[Photo]
HK Star converts into Imperial One serving baby bok choy, chow fun noodles, tofu seafood pot, and salt and pepper pork chop among the Chinese dishes.
3400 S Jones Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89146

6. Jessie Rae's BBQ

5611 S Valley View Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89118
[Photo: Handout]
Jessie Rae’s serves up what it’s call “Las Vegas-style barbecue,” mashing up styles from Memphis, Arkansas and Texas. Look for tri tips, pulled pork, brisket, pork ribs, sausage and chicken thighs along with sides such as mac and cheese and baked beans.
5611 S Valley View Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89118

7. Jjanga Fusion Pocha

6145 W Sahara Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89146
[[Photo]
Korean pub food teams up with soju cocktails at this new lounge. Try dishes such as manul chicken wrapped in lettuce, gyoza, beef tataki, garlic chicken wings or bulgogi.
6145 W Sahara Ave
Las Vegas, NV 89146

8. Mala Restaurant

5570 W Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89103
[[Photo]
Mala means “spicy with a tingle” in Chinese, and the new Mala Restaurant delivers hot and spicy Szechuan food. Start with snacks or starters that alternate between crispy, chewy, spicy, mild and sticky. Then, the spice level slowly builds throughout the main courses. Soup is often served throughout the meal to offset or add to “the crescendo of seasonings.” Dishes here are served family style as they become ready.
5570 W Flamingo Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89103

9. Niu-Gu Noodle House

3400 S Jones Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89146
[[Photo]
Try a different style of ramen at Niu-Gu, which serves more of a Chinese beef noodle soup using ramen. Order it in original, miso or lemon pepper, then add ingredients such as egg, corn or broccoli.
3400 S Jones Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89146

10. Smokin' Crawfish

4821 Spring Mountain Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89103
[[Photo]
Louisiana-style seafood gets an Asian kick at the new Smokin’ Crawfish. Try oysters, crawfish, shrimp and more done smokin' style or with garlic butter, or just make it a po boy.
4821 Spring Mountain Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89103

11. Sushi Culiacan

4420 E Charleston Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89104
[[Photo]
Sinaloense-style sushi comes to Vegas with this new restaurant on the east side.
4420 E Charleston Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89104

12. Sushi Hiroyoshi Japanese Cuisine

5900 W Charleston Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89146
[[Photo]
The Sushi Yamaguchi space went from dark cave to a modern space under the new Sushi Hiroyoshi Japanese Cuisine that some have compared to Kabuto. Start with one of three featured appetizers such as a tofu-uni dish, a seared tuna or a cucumber-jellyfish salad. Then try dishes such as a Scottish salmon tartare, toro taku with fatty tuna and pickled daikon, una kyu with golden eel and cucumber or nigiri.
5900 W Charleston Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89146

13. Sushi Neko

5115 Spring Mountain Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89146
[[Photo]
Sushi Neko takes over the former Shuseki with all-you-can-eat sushi.
5115 Spring Mountain Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89146

14. Tomo Sushi

2625 E Tropicana Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89121
[[Photo]
Go all-you-can-eat or order off the menu at this new Japanese restaurant.
2625 E Tropicana Ave
Las Vegas, NV 89121

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