Creative Menus

11 Listings

From whimsical reinterpretations of comfort food classics, to unexpected fusion of styles, to avant-garde technique and flashes of molecular gastronomy, the restaurants on this list love to push boundaries with bold and daring creations that challenge expectations, while always keeping the focus on deliciousness.

Ada's Food + Wine

Of all Chef James Trees’ restaurants, Ada’s is the most experimental and free form, sometimes feeling more like a workshop than a fixed concept. And while that occasionally means that something you...

EDO Tapas & Wine

Neon Feast contributor Arlene Wszalek was among numerous survey participants who love EDO, for what she calls “brilliant food, imaginatively presented, [at] criminally reasonable prices. She went o...

Peyote

Opened in 2021, Peyote has emerged as an engaging, reliable spot in the Fremont East district for agave-fueled cocktails and modern Latin cuisine. Its fans include content creator Emily Romero (@ea...

Basilico Ristorante Italiano

Located within a luxury apartment complex, Basilico courts locals who appreciate the nuances of fine dining, but don’t want to travel to The Strip to find it. So they’ve created a stylish, modern d...

Anima by EDO

Anima is the second restaurant by the team behind EDO, a Spanish tapas restaurant in Chinatown that's widely regarded as one of the best in Vegas. Anima has a larger space near Summerlin at the Gra...

Trattoria Nakamura Ya

The Las Vegas version of Chinatown has an almost overwhelming assortment of restaurants to choose from, so it's especially impressive how Trattoria Nakamura Ya manages to stand out from the crowd. ...

Sparrow + Wolf

It’s impossible to overstate how influential Sparrow + Wolf has been on the Las Vegas dining scene. Before Strip veteran Brian Howard opened its doors in 2017, the Spring Mountain Road corridor (ak...

é by José Andrés

First things first: é by José Andrés is unlike any other restaurant in Las Vegas. It’s probably unlike any restaurant in which you’ve ever dined, or ever will again. "Longtime food writer Al Manci...

Partage

Chef Yuri Szarzewski, Pastry Chef Vincent Pellerin and manager Nicolas Kalpokdjian all worked in Michelin-starred restaurants in France before moving to Las Vegas with a dream of opening a restaura...

Retro by Voltaggio

Retro by Voltaggio lives up to its name, serving elevated, fine dining-level cuisine that feels like a playful trip back in time to the '80s and '90s. The year-long pop-up by Michael and Bryan Volt...

HaSalon

HaSalon has big shoes to fill, taking over the dining room once home to Mario Batali's Carnevino and David Chang's Majordomo, in the Palazzo wing of the Venetian. To fill them, Chef Eyal Shani offe...

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