If any city serves up a decadent brunch, it has to be Las Vegas. Whether you want a buffet with every indulgence, a chance to try Jamaican, Asian or French fare or just the best eggs you can find, the weekend is the time to indulge in all that's wrong for your diet. These brunches are worth the calories and extra time at the gym, which you may want if you choose to go topless for brunch. Here's a look at 35 of the best brunches in Las Vegas.Read More
Updating the Eater Brunch Map — October 2013
Bar + Bistro
Chef Beni Velazquez serves up the Bluegrass Hangover Brunch with dishes such as the cangrejo Benedict mofongo mixing up lump crabmeat, plantain garlic mash, Romesco butter and a quail egg; B+B pancakes topped with cinnamon sugar, roasted plantains, warm maple syrup and whipped cream; brioche flan French toast topped with powdered sugar, warm lemon sugar glaze and whipped cream; and the paella mixto crepe with shrimp, fish, calamari, chicken, Spanish chorizo, peas, saffron rice and Romesco sauce. Aide your recovery with sangria, mojitos, Bloody Marys and mimosas.
Nouveau Mexican delights make up this brunch at Border Grill. Executive chef Michael Minor cooks up tapas, guava empanadas and biscuits and sausage gravy along with seasonal dishes on an ever-changing menu. New dishes include waffle and pork belly with maple syrup, lobster pancakes and fig and blue cheese quesadilla.
Artisan pastries from Thomas Keller come in a basket, but save room for French faves such as a bread pudding style French toast with warm layers of brioche, custard and apples or Croque Madame with toasted ham and cheese on brioche with a fried egg and mornay sauce.
Cantina Laredo features brunch every Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. with dishes such as crab cakes Benedict, huevos rancheros and more.
Ceres hosts a First Sunday brunch the first Sunday of each month with live jazz music. Look for made-to-order omelets and waffles, bagels and lox, pastries, hash browns, sausage, bacon and more for $19. Seatings are from 10 a.m. to noon.
Now look for seasonal items such as a red velvet bacon waffle with cream cheese butter, a house-smoked salmon croissant and the traditional French local farm eggs en cocotte.
The Country Club
This Big Easy-inspired brunch from chef Carlos Guia serves up jazz while you move from station to station. Look for the appetizer buffet, grilling stations and a dessert buffet, plus items from the menu to order.
Every Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., the restaurant serves a seven-item brunch addition for early-risers or those searching for a hangover cure. Menu items include the Cap’n Crunch Crusted French Toast with fresh raspberries, the Chicken Fried Pork Chop served with sausage gravy and over-easy eggs and classics including a Breakfast Burrito.
Dom Demarco's Pizzeria & Bar
Dom DeMarco's Pizzeria & Bar now has a Sunday brunch starting from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Look for a deep dish pancake with caramelized apples, ricotta and mascarpone stuffed French toast and egg white frittata with mushrooms, asparagus and a tomato basil relish. Other new dishes include a morning roast porchetta with slow-roasted pulled pork with herb-roasted potatoes and the meatball Benny, a twist on the traditional Benedict made with Grams' secret recipe. Brunch pizzas include ham, bacon, egg and four cheese and mushroom spinach and egg. The brunch features a bloody Mary bar with more than a dozen hot sauces, bacon and garnishes in addition to a Venezia Bellini and classic mimosas.
Jamaican meets New Mexico at the DW Bistro, where you can find a Jamaican-style omelet, New Mexican-style slow cooked pork omelet alongside chocolate chip pancakes and jerk fried chicken and waffles on the brunch menu.
Natalie Young's Eat serves breakfast seven days a week. Do order the beignets made fresh with vanilla-scented marscarpone and the truffled egg sandwich. Fans swoon over the shrimp and grits.
Embers Grill + Spirits
Embers has a weekend brunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. that includes omelets, breakfast sliders, Benedicts and sweet stuff such as blueberry ricotta pancakes and white chocolate cinnamon French toast.
Fat Choy now has an all-day brunch on Sundays. Look for the Fat Choyrrito with scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, cheese and bell peppers wrapped in a flour tortilla; biscuits and gravy; Kalbi steak and eggs with marinated beef short ribs; and chicken and waffles. Three types of bao make the menu in Peking duck, pork belly and tofu and mushroom. For dessert, order up Nutella roti with a Malaysian-style pancakes, Nutella, mascarpone cheese, toasted walnuts and honey and strawberries and cream served on pound cake.
Look for huevos rancheros, Firefly Benedicts and more mix and match dishes as well as a plate of free beignets at the Henderson location of Firefly.
Firefly Tapas Kitchen & Bar
Look for heuvos rancheros, Firefly Benedicts and more mix and match dishes as well as a plate of free beignets at the West Sahara location of Firefly.
Fountain Brunch at Jasmine
Taste the best of the Bellagio with this brunch that combines Asian fare with breakfast faves while you look out at the Fountains of Bellagio. Order the Peking duck served tableside or build your own omelet with organic brown eggs.
Kim Canteenwalla and Elizabeth Blau’s new restaurant serves up brunch from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sundays with a mix of breakfast fare, sandwiches, pizzas and salads. Look for monkey bread, a weekend fritatta, blueberry pancakes, crunchy Nutella French toast and more. Honey Salt also has weekly cocktail specials during brunch. Look for the bloody Mary caddy with ingredients such as Stoli hot jalapeño and 2nite vodkas, housemade bloody Mary mix, farm fresh vegetables, Tabasco, fresh horseradish, manchego cheese and Slim Jims. The caddy can be shared among diners at a table for $40.
House of Blues
The gospel brunch at House of Blues features down home Southern cooking with Creole-Cajun favorites such as the breakfast bananas Foster French toast, spicy jambalaya, creamy cheese grits and more. Carving stations, a salad bar, unlimited shrimp cocktails and waffles with seasonal fruit will fill you up. All of this is capped with amazing gospel music performances within the restaurant.
La Cave Wine & Food Hideaway
Start at the communal table for seasonal cold dishes, pastries and fruits and then wait for servers to roll around with individual dishes that will make you swoon. French toast pops, a breakfast sandwich served New York style, eggs Benedict with filet or chorizo, creamy shrimp and grits with mushrooms and a truffle oil and tater tots in little Chinese takeout boxes are just some of the dishes that come around. You can pick up meats from a vintage carving cart and order unlimited mojitos or caipirinhas for an additional $20. Brunch goes for $40.
Lavo Italian Restaurant & Nightclub
Lavo’s Saturday Champagne Brunch goes from 2 to 6 p.m. with food menu, an expansive selection of Champagne and variety of large format bottles, and a little midday revelry. And new this year, Lavo has a Proper Brunch on Saturdays and Sundays from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The brunch features sweet and savory options including PB&J pancakes, lobster Benedicts, muffaletta paninis, Nutella crepes and more specialties.
Dine outside on Lake Jacqueline at Marché Bacchus, ordering up dishes such as shrimp and grits, braised pork belly Benedict or Le Oeufs en Meurette, a dish with three poached eggs, mushrooms, ham, shallots and Bordelaise sauce. The service also features domestic Sturgeon or Russian Oscietra caviar with traditional accompaniments of crème fraîche, chives, hard-boiled egg and toast.
Ranch-style eggs tostada, scrambled eggs with chilaquiles and a blue corn buttermilk waffle are just some of the dishes that make the Saturday and Sunday brunch menu at Bobby Flay’s Mesa Grill at Caesars Palace from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Mingo Kitchen & Lounge
Mingo Kitchen & Lounge has brunch on Sundays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. dubbed SunGay Brunch.
Morels French Steakhouse & Bistro
Morels features brunch on the patio with house-cured Scottish salmon gravalox, crab Benedict, banana and mascarpone stuffed French toast and more. Be sure to order up one of the and a handcrafted bloody Marys from a roving cart for a drink crafted table side.
You’d be remiss to neglect Asian and Indian brunch at MOzen Bistro for $58. Tray-passed dishes such as a Tandoori chicken tikka with mustard flavor and mint chutney and Korean pancake with crab, shrimp and scallion tempt. Don’t miss the shrimp and oyster bar next to the sushi station. Save room for the entrees from the menu that change regularly. Now the brunch features a live jazz duo of guitarist and stand up bass. Brunch runs from noon to 2:30 p.m. on Sundays.
Mundo serves up brunch on Sundays with a menu that includes huevos rancheros with two eggs any style, chilaquiles and more. Save room for the Mexican French toast with two fluffy slices of bread sandwiching rich dulce de leche.
Park on Fremont
Park on Fremont has Orange Juice Blues every Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Guests can order bloody Marys, bottomless mimosas and savory brunch items such as Easy Break Sandy made with cheese, bacon, scrambled eggs, black pepper and mayo on brioche; and the fried chicken and waffle sandwich with Cap’n Crunch fried chicken with applewood smoked bacon waffles and Wild Turkey maple syrup.
Payard Pâtisserie & Bistro
French pastries from Francois Payard are the highlight of this brunch that includes vanilla waffles, brioche French toast and the must-try Payard chocolate waffle. The savory side of the menu features a ham and Swiss cheese quiche, lobster eggs Benedict on a potato waffle and eggs Florentine.
Poppy Den brunch now has brunch every Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Look for small bites such as a Poppy basket filled with scones and croissants and jumbo lump crab toast and mango mustard as well as dishes like an eggs Benedict with a Korean Hollandaise, polenta cake and poached eggs, mochi pancakes and shrimp and grits.
Republic Kitchen & Bar
Look for brunch from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays with three ways to order. Go light with the continental for $10. Ante up $15 to add hot dishes such as lemon ricotta pancakes or biscuits with red-eye gravy. Or go all in at $20 for specialty dishes.
Simon Restaurant and Lounge
Kerry Simon dishes up one of the funnest brunches in Vegas where you can arrive in your pajamas and feel at home. Buffets serving up fresh sushi, pressed paninis and a raw bar will fill you up but you can order off the menu for eggs Benedict, French toast crusted with cornflakes and topped with blueberries, buttermilk pancakes or the breakfast pizza with egg, ham, bacon, cheese and gravy. Make your own bloody Mary or just order unlimited Champagne. Save room for the Junk Food Platter, a carnival of Simon’s renditions on Snowballs, cupcakes and Rice Krispie bars.
Perhaps the most decadent brunch in Vegas has been going on for more than 25 years. Champagne, Sturgeon caviar and lobster along with sushi, omelets and beef tenderloin all make an appearance.
T&T Tacos & Tequila
The Mariachi Brunch every Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. includes two-for-one bloody Marias for $12 and dishes such as a breakfast burrito, huevos con tocino or chorizo, mole huevos rancheros and huevos rancheros.