For a casual dining experience filled with the flavors of South America, head to Oiga, Mire, Vea Colombian Cuisine. Enjoy tamales, arepas, empanadas, or an entree platter, such as the sobrebarriga en salsa. A refreshing beer completes the experience, or, if you want to try something new, the Colombian version of Coca Cola is offered here.
Viva Las Arepas serves Venezuelan specialties in the form of fluffy arepas. The variety of these dough filled treats is extensive, and there are options for both omnivores and vegetarians. Try the shredded beef, black beans and cheese, or the garlic shrimp arepa for a start. Then order a Frescolito or Malta Polar which are sodas from Venezuela, and sit near the window so you can people watch. For an authentic taste of South America, head to Viva Las Arepas.
Located in the Howard Johnson Inn, one might be surprised to find a Cuban restaurant in the middle of the desert. Its lively atmosphere is especially good for large groups. You can choose from such traditional Cuban dishes as ropa vieja (shredded beef) the Cubano sandwich, along with many other options. Indulge in a tropical dessert such as flan or tres leches cake. You just might find that Cuban food thrives anywhere, even in the desert.
As the name suggests, Las Pupusas serves a variety of pupusas and other Salvadorian dishes. Fried plantains, empanadas, tamales, milanesa, and carne asada can also be found on the menu. The pupusas are perfectly cooked and stacked high with toppings like beans, cheese, and pork. The restaurant is casual and makes for a great lunch stop while in Vegas.