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Nine New Restaurants to Try in Las Vegas in the New Year

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Certified Open tracks some of the smaller restaurants that open in Las Vegas. See a new restaurant that deserves some love? Email vegas@eater.com.

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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 nine of the new smaller restaurants that opened recently all over the Las Vegas valley, including a Filipino barbecue, a Thai restaurant with New York ties, an Italian joint with a cheeky name, a noodle house and more.


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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Bambu Desserts & Drinks

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4810 Spring Mountain Road
Las Vegas, NV 89102
(702) 629-7726
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This San Jose-founded chain serves about 100 different Asian-inspired desserts and drinks including chè desserts, milk teas, smoothies, blended coffee, hot and cold drinks. Photo

2. Crazy Pita

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6587 Las Vegas Blvd. S.
Las Vegas, NV 89119
(702) 778-3310
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Henderson favorite Crazy Pita now has a second location in Town Square. Photo

3. Delhi Indian Cuisine

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4022 S. Maryland Pkwy.
Las Vegas, NV 89119
(702) 383-4900
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This new Indian restaurant just north of UNLV has a buffet and contemporary look.

4. Full House BBQ

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9890 S. Maryland Pkwy.
Las Vegas, NV 89104
(702) 227-4663
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Don’t expect a variation on American barbecue here. Instead, it’s Filipino fare from Manila from chef Alex Irlandes, formerly at the Golden Nugget. Photo

5. Lin Buffet

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2131 Rock Springs Drive
Las Vegas, NV 89128
(702) 222-9203
This new Asian buffet runs the gamut from sushi to hibachi. Photo

6. Pam Real Thai

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3650 S. Decatur Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89103
(702) 802-3377
Head to this new restaurant for Bangkok city market and northern regional Thai-styles dishes. Vegetarian and spicy dishes can be found on the menu of curries, fried rices and noodle dishes. The restaurant originated in Midtown Manhattan, where it served for 13 years. Photo

7. Spaghetty Western

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10690 Southern Highlands Pkwy.
Las Vegas, NV 89141
(702) 834-4611
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This new joint dubs itself a “Northern Italian Gastronomia Deli with a Western American flavor.” Photo

8. TIABI Coffee & Waffle Bar

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3961 S. Maryland Pkwy.
Las Vegas, NV 89119
(702) 222-1722
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Tiabi stands for to inspire and be inspired. Here find espressos, tea-fusions, lattes, vegan smoothies, waffles, toasted sandwiches, wafflewiches, wafflenuts, vegan waffles, pastries and more. Photo

9. World Noodle

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4355 Spring Mountain Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89102
(702) 252-5088
World Noodle takes over the former Anime Ramen spot in Chinatown. Chef Amy Nasuwan of Satay Thai Bistro & Bar helms the kitchen that serves up all variety of Asian noodle dishes. Photo

1. Bambu Desserts & Drinks

4810 Spring Mountain Road, Las Vegas, NV 89102
This San Jose-founded chain serves about 100 different Asian-inspired desserts and drinks including chè desserts, milk teas, smoothies, blended coffee, hot and cold drinks. Photo
4810 Spring Mountain Road
Las Vegas, NV 89102

2. Crazy Pita

6587 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89119
Henderson favorite Crazy Pita now has a second location in Town Square. Photo
6587 Las Vegas Blvd. S.
Las Vegas, NV 89119

3. Delhi Indian Cuisine

4022 S. Maryland Pkwy., Las Vegas, NV 89119
This new Indian restaurant just north of UNLV has a buffet and contemporary look.
4022 S. Maryland Pkwy.
Las Vegas, NV 89119

4. Full House BBQ

9890 S. Maryland Pkwy., Las Vegas, NV 89104
Don’t expect a variation on American barbecue here. Instead, it’s Filipino fare from Manila from chef Alex Irlandes, formerly at the Golden Nugget. Photo
9890 S. Maryland Pkwy.
Las Vegas, NV 89104

5. Lin Buffet

2131 Rock Springs Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89128
This new Asian buffet runs the gamut from sushi to hibachi. Photo
2131 Rock Springs Drive
Las Vegas, NV 89128

6. Pam Real Thai

3650 S. Decatur Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89103
Head to this new restaurant for Bangkok city market and northern regional Thai-styles dishes. Vegetarian and spicy dishes can be found on the menu of curries, fried rices and noodle dishes. The restaurant originated in Midtown Manhattan, where it served for 13 years. Photo
3650 S. Decatur Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89103

7. Spaghetty Western

10690 Southern Highlands Pkwy., Las Vegas, NV 89141
This new joint dubs itself a “Northern Italian Gastronomia Deli with a Western American flavor.” Photo
10690 Southern Highlands Pkwy.
Las Vegas, NV 89141

8. TIABI Coffee & Waffle Bar

3961 S. Maryland Pkwy., Las Vegas, NV 89119
Tiabi stands for to inspire and be inspired. Here find espressos, tea-fusions, lattes, vegan smoothies, waffles, toasted sandwiches, wafflewiches, wafflenuts, vegan waffles, pastries and more. Photo
3961 S. Maryland Pkwy.
Las Vegas, NV 89119

9. World Noodle

4355 Spring Mountain Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89102
World Noodle takes over the former Anime Ramen spot in Chinatown. Chef Amy Nasuwan of Satay Thai Bistro & Bar helms the kitchen that serves up all variety of Asian noodle dishes. Photo
4355 Spring Mountain Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89102

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