Tao is a nightclub that is simply stunning. From the cascading waterfalls and rose petal-filled pools to the 16-foot (4.9-meter) Buddha statue, the surroundings set a standard that the menu fully lives up to. At Tao your palate is in good hands as the menu features pan-Asian dishes, mixing Hong Kong Chinese, Japanese, and Thai to create an eclectic menu. Tao also gives you a great taste of the Vegas nightlife. They frequently host parties with their resident DJs pumping up music until the early hours of the morning. TAO is also home to a lounge and a banquet hall for events, meetings and conferences. Spread over 60000 square feet, (5574.18 square meters), TAO is the place to be, whether you want to dig into fine cuisine, dance the night away, relax with a tantalizing cocktail or simply socialize and have a good time.
Laying to rest the popular myth that food must be deep-fried and generally bad for you to be tasty, Sunrise Coffee serves up a delicious, meat-free menu packed with the goodness of fresh ingredients. The cafe is a local favorite and for good reason. As you step through the doors of the cafe, the first thing that captures your attention is the fragrant aroma of freshly brewed coffee while your eyes drink in the sight of the cafe's many happy diners. Brewed using organic, single-origin beans, the coffee is as close to perfection as you could possibly get. While the baristas are sure to dazzle you with their skills, the food on offer is no less inviting. Vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free options abound, with everything from muffins, scones and pastries, to burritos, sandwiches and wraps to choose from. Head over to Sunrise Coffee to brighten up your day with a little taste of deliciousness.
With everything from milk teas, herbal jellies, bubble teas, classic teas and blended drinks on the menu, Kung Fu Tea serves up a plethora of options that set it apart from the average boba tea shop. While the selection is already vast, you also have an almost endless variety of ways in which you can customize your drink. Add on toppings like bean curd, adjust the sweetness level to your liking, or ask for half and half, boba and jelly. Whatever your heart desires, the staff behind the counter will happily accommodate your preferences and whip up the perfect drink for you. The shop itself is bright and inviting, although often thronged with thirsty customers. As you sip on your tea, take the time to look around and see if you can count the many images of Bruce Lee hiding around every corner.
The Laos Asia Market is a rarity and a hidden gem, tucked away in a strip mall, away from all the glitz and glamor of the Las Vegas Strip. On offer you will find a varied selection of Thai and Laotian groceries, including pickled tamarind leaves, an assortment of noodles, produce, various condiments, cans of tapioca and other hard-to-find goodies. Enjoy authentic Laotian delicacies like Nam Khao, Khao Piek Sen and the ever popular papaya salad from the counter-serve eatery hidden away at the back of the market. Simple and authentic, the food served here promises to give you a true taste of this little known cuisine. Prepared meals and to-go desserts complete the offer at the Laos Asia Market.
Located just off the lobby at the ultra modern Aria Hotel, this unique eatery takes Spanish cuisine to a new level. The setting is spectacular with a decor that features modern spice colors and natural accents. The decor emulates an outdoor cafe with high ceilings, tree shaped accents and a floor that is colorful and shines in the carefully crafted lighting. However, it's the menu that is special. There is something for everyone at Julian Serrano, from flavors that satisfy the traditional palette to lots of new discoveries for the adventurous eaters. The dining is done family-style here, with everything from tapas to paella and more that can be made to satisfy a crowd.
Located in the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas Hotel, The Henry offers great updated American classics. The exciting, trendy decor of the restaurant provides the perfect Vegas atmosphere for relaxing as you enjoy a delicious meal, with colors and patterns popping out at your from every side. Make sure to pair your meal with a cocktail, whether it be a morning Mimosa or a 3a Cosmo.
Mr. Chow is one of the New York City transplants that has invaded Sin City, and just like Rao's, Nobu and Payard Patisserie, it has been welcomed with open arm to the venerable Caesars Palace. It's located on the second floor with views of the Garden of the Gods pools below, and the menu features favorites like Beijing Duck, glazed prawns and the famed champagne service cart. The decor is elegant, the tables are made for sharing and the desserts are extraordinary, everything which makes for an excellent night out.
Pin-Up Pizza is one of the best pizza places on The Strip, and certainly one of the most loved eateries for pizza by the slice. Located in Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, it boasts a trendy dining room and a glass-walled patio. The waitresses dress up in themed Rockabilly outfits, inspired by 1950s pin-up models like Bettie Page. The best thing about this pizza joint is its closing time of 4a, so it is the place to go if you crave pizzas at night. You can also sit in their patio after sunset and admire the sparkling lights of The Strip while sampling different pizza varieties. These pizzas are made by mixing a seven-year sourdough starter with Neapolitan dough made from gluten-free flour. Besides dough, Pin-Up Pizza also imports ingredients like Pomodori Pelati Tomatoes and Pecorino Romano Cheese from Naples and other Italian cities. However, the pizzas are finally prepared in New York style, creating a delightful fusion of flavors. So head here with a large group of friends for a late-night pizza treat on The Strip.
High energy and high action, this lively bar is one of the better country Western and rock and roll bars on the strip. Located at the Miracle Mile shops in Planet Hollywood, this spacious bar and grill is the perfect place to enjoy everything from breakfast to pizzas, burgers and more. The evening brings cold beer, whiskey and lots of fun and dancing when the restaurant hosts a long list of live bands, events, DJs and more. There is a spacious outdoor patio for those who want to soak in the sun along with all the action on the Vegas Strip. -Lottie Tagupa
White Castle is known for its steamed-bun sliders made with 100% beef and topped with minced, grilled onions and pickles. At this location open 24-hrs. on the Strip, the popular Midwest chain churns out other options like fish sliders, sliders topped with jalapenos, bacon, egg or the heart-clogging fried chicken stuffed between two waffles. For dessert, order some cheesecake on a stick and you have a full meal for a cheap price.