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Best Thing I Ever Ate - "Las Vegas"

  (8 restaurants)    
Aired on: June 13, 2011 
Aired on: June 13, 2011 
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L'Atelier de Joel Robuchon: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
L'Atelier de Joel RobuchonSee L'Atelier de Joel Robuchon Video ($$$$)
(1052 ratings)

3799 Las Vegas Blvd S Map It!
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 891-7358
www.mgmgrand.com/restaura...
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Las Vegas"
  • La Langoustine
    Langoustine is like a cross of a small lobster and and shrimp (crawfish-sized); just 2-3 bites; "of all the things I've eaten in Vegas, the one thing I come back to and crave time and again is la langoustine (at L'Atelier de Joël Robuchon)"-Gail Simmons
4.5 out of 5
1052 ratings
location also in New York City (Midtown); "Joël Robuchon is grand master of French cooking"-Gail Simmons
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Lotus of Siam: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Lotus of SiamSee Lotus of Siam Video ($$)
(937 ratings)

620 E Flamingo Rd Map It!
Las Vegas, NV 89119
(702) 538-6135
lotusofsiamlv.com
  • Lnam Prik Ong (Red Chili Dip)
    combination of ground pork and spices (spaghetti sauce-like texture); use vegetables and pork rinds to dip; "I guarantee you it'll be the best thing you put into your mouth in Vegas...bar none!"-Ming Tsai
  • Khao Soi (Crispy Duck)
    crispy duck served on a bed of egg noodles in a curry base sauce, garnished w/ sliced red onions, lime & pickled vegetables; looks good
4.5 out of 5
937 ratings
Thai restaurant; off Las Vegas Strip; James Beard award-winning (2011-Best Chef: Southwest); moved from original airing location (953 E Sahara Ave)
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Mesa Grill: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Mesa GrillSee Mesa Grill Video ($$$)
(3368 ratings)

3570 Las Vegas Blvd S Map It!
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 731-7731
https://www.caesars.com/c...
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Las Vegas"
  • Tiger Shrimp Roasted Garlic Corn Tamales
    split tamale topped w/ tiger shrimp in a creamy garlic sauce; looks good
4.0 out of 5
3368 ratings
opened in 2004; in Caesars Palace; one of Bobby Flay's restaurants; locations also in New York and Bahamas
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SW Steakhouse: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
SW SteakhouseSee SW Steakhouse Video ($$$$)
(1226 ratings)

3131 Las Vegas Blvd S Map It!
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 770-3325
www.wynnlasvegas.com/dini...
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Las Vegas"
  • Chile Rubbed Double Rib Eye
    28-day wet-aged steaks roasted in 1300-degree oven; served on cast-iron pan (sizzling when served); Scott adds seasalt per bite; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1226 ratings
in Wynn
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China Poblano: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
China PoblanoSee China Poblano Video ($$)
(1715 ratings)

3708 Las Vegas Blvd S Map It!
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 698-7900
www.chinapoblano.com
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Las Vegas"
  • Twenty-Vegetable Fried Rice
    w/ 20 vegetables, you get different flavors with every bite
3.5 out of 5
1715 ratings
in The Cosmopolitan; one of Jose Andres' restaurants
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Rao's: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Rao'sSee Rao's Video ($$$)
(973 ratings)

3570 Las Vegas Blvd S Map It!
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 731-7267
www.caesarspalace.com/cas...
  • Chicken Scarpariello
    bone-in chicken pieces w/ slices of sausage, pan-seared and flavored chicken stock and pickled cherry peppers w/ its respective pickled brine
  • Beef Lasagna
    layers of fresh pasta, beef bolognese sauce, ricotta, parmesan & Mozzarella; looks good
3.5 out of 5
973 ratings
est. 1896 (orig. in NYC); Las Vegas location is replica of the NYC institution serving Southern Italian fare; Other Recipes: Lemon Chicken
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RM Seafood: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
RM Seafood [CLOSED]See RM Seafood Video ($$$)
(930 ratings)

3950 S Las Vegas Blvd Map It!
Las Vegas, NV 89119
(702) 632-9300
www.mandalaybay.com/dinin...
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Las Vegas"
  • Catfish Sloppy Joe
    served with sliced pickles and potato chips (in the sandwich) on a toasted buttered brioche bun; recommended by Oprah Winfrey; "it's a messy dish and that's a good thing"-Adam Gertler; looks sloppy (good)
3.5 out of 5
930 ratings
[CLOSED]; in Mandalay Bay
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TAO Nightclub: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
TAO NightclubSee TAO Nightclub Video ($$$)
(2200 ratings)

3377 S Las Vegas Blvd Map It!
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 388-8338
www.taolasvegas.com
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Las Vegas"
  • Satay of Chilean Sea Bass
    strips of sea bass marinated in miso-teriyaki sauce for 24 hours and pan-seared
3.0 out of 5
2200 ratings
in Venetian; "#1 grossing restaurant in the U.S...it's such an event space"-Chris Santos; frequented by celebrities such as Paris Hilton, Jessica Simpson, Tommy Lee, Britney Spears, Jamie Foxx, Janet Jackson, Bono and Madonna
Best Thing I Ever Ate - "Las Vegas"   (8 restaurants)    
Aired on: June 13, 2011 
Aired on: June 13, 2011