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Nine New Restaurants To Try Right Now in Las Vegas

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2008_10_hasmaps.jpgLas 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 an anticipated ramen joint, two Filipino restaurants, a Mediterranean place with a halal menu and an Iranian cafe.


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1. Brown Rice Thai Kitchen

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1910 Village Center Circle
Las Vegas, NV 89134 

702-816-3611
Find typical Thai fare, but keep in mind the portions are small, so order a full portion if you’re hungry.

2. Caspian Persian Cuisine & Bakery

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6370 W. Flamingo Rd.
Las Vegas, NV 89103
Go Iranian with this new Persian restaurant that also bakes bread and cookies. Find live Iranian music every night.

3. Chef Ching's Kitchen

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3419 S Jones Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89146
(702) 855-0708
Authentic Taiwanese Chuan Cai food is served here even though the menu says, “Authentic Szechuan Cuisine for 50 years.” Chuan Cai translates into “village food/cuisine.” Do note they only take cash.

4. D’ Pinoy Joint

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6820 W. Flamingo Road
Las Vegas, NV 89103
Get your Filipino fare family style at this traditional restaurant with low, low prices.

5. Jinya Ramen Bar

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4860 W. Flamingo Rd.
Las Vegas, NV 89103
(702) 868-8877
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LA ramen joint Jinya makes its debut in Las Vegas with not only ramen, but a sushi bar, staying open until 3 a.m.

6. Maza Mediterranean Grill & Lounge

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2550 S. Rainbow Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89146 

702-912-0050
Racks of lamb and kabobs galore make the menu of this new Mediterranean restaurant. Yes, they have a full halal menu.

7. Manila’s Best — A Taste of Home

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5191 W. Charleston Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89146 

This new Filipino restaurant serves up a two- or three-item combo with rice and soup for under $7 or a buffet for $7.99.

8. Pho Lan

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4860 W. Desert Inn Road
Las Vegas, NV 89102
702-733-0015
Find authentic Vietnamese fare at this new joint.

9. Tequila Restaurante

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360 E. Tropicana Ave.
Las Vegas, NV 89169 

Try the Mexican cuisine at this new joint in Blue Green.

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1. Brown Rice Thai Kitchen

1910 Village Center Circle, Las Vegas, NV 89134 

Find typical Thai fare, but keep in mind the portions are small, so order a full portion if you’re hungry.
1910 Village Center Circle
Las Vegas, NV 89134 


2. Caspian Persian Cuisine & Bakery

6370 W. Flamingo Rd., Las Vegas, NV 89103
Go Iranian with this new Persian restaurant that also bakes bread and cookies. Find live Iranian music every night.
6370 W. Flamingo Rd.
Las Vegas, NV 89103

3. Chef Ching's Kitchen

3419 S Jones Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89146
Authentic Taiwanese Chuan Cai food is served here even though the menu says, “Authentic Szechuan Cuisine for 50 years.” Chuan Cai translates into “village food/cuisine.” Do note they only take cash.
3419 S Jones Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89146

4. D’ Pinoy Joint

6820 W. Flamingo Road, Las Vegas, NV 89103
Get your Filipino fare family style at this traditional restaurant with low, low prices.
6820 W. Flamingo Road
Las Vegas, NV 89103

5. Jinya Ramen Bar

4860 W. Flamingo Rd., Las Vegas, NV 89103
LA ramen joint Jinya makes its debut in Las Vegas with not only ramen, but a sushi bar, staying open until 3 a.m.
4860 W. Flamingo Rd.
Las Vegas, NV 89103

6. Maza Mediterranean Grill & Lounge

2550 S. Rainbow Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89146 

Racks of lamb and kabobs galore make the menu of this new Mediterranean restaurant. Yes, they have a full halal menu.
2550 S. Rainbow Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89146 


7. Manila’s Best — A Taste of Home

5191 W. Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89146 

This new Filipino restaurant serves up a two- or three-item combo with rice and soup for under $7 or a buffet for $7.99.
5191 W. Charleston Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89146 


8. Pho Lan

4860 W. Desert Inn Road, Las Vegas, NV 89102
Find authentic Vietnamese fare at this new joint.
4860 W. Desert Inn Road
Las Vegas, NV 89102

9. Tequila Restaurante

360 E. Tropicana Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89169 

Try the Mexican cuisine at this new joint in Blue Green.
360 E. Tropicana Ave.
Las Vegas, NV 89169 


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