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Nine New Restaurants to Try Right Now in Las Vegas

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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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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 a dumpling shop, a pasty restaurant, Indian and Chinese stops, a potato specialist and more.


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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Apache Taco Shop

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2521 S. Fort Apache Road
Las Vegas, NV 89117
(702) 228-2025
Wet burritos, chile rellenos, enchiladas, carnitas and of course tacos make the menu at this new fast food Mexican joint. Photo

2. China Wan Wan

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6510 Boulder Hwy.
Las Vegas, NV 89122
(702) 866-0768
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Typical, if mediocre at best, Chinese food makes the menu here. Photo

3. The Cornish Pasty Co

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953 E. Sahara Ave.
Las Vegas, NV
(702) 862-4538
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Tempe, Ariz.-based Cornish Pasty Co. finally opens in the Commercial Center. Here find the British meat pies with their crimped edges. Miners in Cornwall, England, didn’t eat the crimped side to avoid arsenic. Photo

4. Fat Dumpling

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3959 Spring Mountain Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89102
(702) 220-5214
Some of the items on this Chinese menu include takoyaki, chicken wings, karaage chicken, green onion pancakes and steamed dumplings. Photo

5. Jake's Filling Station

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3330 Losee Road
North Las Vegas, NV 89030
(702) 639-4800
Stacked sandwiches, burgers and coney dogs make the menu at this new American joint. Photo

6. Potato Corner

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6671 Las Vegas Blvd. S.
Las Vegas, NV 89115
This new kiosk at Town Square serves up fried spuds in the form of fries, tater tots or curly fries. Photo

7. Streetcar Po-Boys

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1624 W Oakey Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89102
(702) 901-8788
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This restaurant open for breakfast, lunch and dinner features dishes from New Orleans including beignets and a Creole scrambled egg po’ boy for breakfast and muffulettas and po’ boys using fried oysters, catfish and alligator for lunch and dinner. Photo

8. Taste of India

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4972 S. Maryland Pkwy.
Las Vegas, NV 89119
(702) 798-3619
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This new Indian restaurant features dishes from the southern and northern regions of India. Photo

9. Yanni's Greek Grill

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9620 Las Vegas Blvd. S.
Las Vegas, NV 89123
(702) 754-4898
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Gyros and kabobs make the menu of this new Greek restaurant. Photo

1. Apache Taco Shop

2521 S. Fort Apache Road, Las Vegas, NV 89117
Wet burritos, chile rellenos, enchiladas, carnitas and of course tacos make the menu at this new fast food Mexican joint. Photo
2521 S. Fort Apache Road
Las Vegas, NV 89117

2. China Wan Wan

6510 Boulder Hwy., Las Vegas, NV 89122
Typical, if mediocre at best, Chinese food makes the menu here. Photo
6510 Boulder Hwy.
Las Vegas, NV 89122

3. The Cornish Pasty Co

953 E. Sahara Ave., Las Vegas, NV
Tempe, Ariz.-based Cornish Pasty Co. finally opens in the Commercial Center. Here find the British meat pies with their crimped edges. Miners in Cornwall, England, didn’t eat the crimped side to avoid arsenic. Photo
953 E. Sahara Ave.
Las Vegas, NV

4. Fat Dumpling

3959 Spring Mountain Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89102
Some of the items on this Chinese menu include takoyaki, chicken wings, karaage chicken, green onion pancakes and steamed dumplings. Photo
3959 Spring Mountain Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89102

5. Jake's Filling Station

3330 Losee Road, North Las Vegas, NV 89030
Stacked sandwiches, burgers and coney dogs make the menu at this new American joint. Photo
3330 Losee Road
North Las Vegas, NV 89030

6. Potato Corner

6671 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89115
This new kiosk at Town Square serves up fried spuds in the form of fries, tater tots or curly fries. Photo
6671 Las Vegas Blvd. S.
Las Vegas, NV 89115

7. Streetcar Po-Boys

1624 W Oakey Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89102
This restaurant open for breakfast, lunch and dinner features dishes from New Orleans including beignets and a Creole scrambled egg po’ boy for breakfast and muffulettas and po’ boys using fried oysters, catfish and alligator for lunch and dinner. Photo
1624 W Oakey Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89102

8. Taste of India

4972 S. Maryland Pkwy., Las Vegas, NV 89119
This new Indian restaurant features dishes from the southern and northern regions of India. Photo
4972 S. Maryland Pkwy.
Las Vegas, NV 89119

9. Yanni's Greek Grill

9620 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89123
Gyros and kabobs make the menu of this new Greek restaurant. Photo
9620 Las Vegas Blvd. S.
Las Vegas, NV 89123

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