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First time to Vegas- best "non-tourist" restaurants?

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moodyfoodie63 Feb 19, 2008 07:50 AM

Any cuisine, any price range. Just looking for great food in tinseltown. Thanks

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    foodgimp RE: moodyfoodie63 Feb 19, 2008 08:12 AM

    A Vegas rookie, huh? I am sure you will hear the name Rosemary's very often! It is a great place quite a ways off the strip though. Lotus of Siam is a Thai lovers dream. Those are my favorite off strip places.

    www.rosemarysrestaurant.com

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      Eric RE: moodyfoodie63 Feb 19, 2008 09:57 AM

      Are you going to have a car? If not, a plan on spending a lot on cabs or taking the bus. I recommend Rincon de Buenios Aires and Viva Mercados. Most, if not all, of the "non-tourist" restaurants are off the Strip.

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        lvnvflyer RE: moodyfoodie63 Feb 19, 2008 01:49 PM

        Todd's unique in Henderson; very good food reasonably priced, free corkage on Wednesdays!

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          vegasjlt RE: moodyfoodie63 Feb 20, 2008 03:31 PM

          I second Todd's & Viva Mercados. Also Sen of Japan for fab japanese & sushi.

          1. shamu613 RE: moodyfoodie63 Feb 20, 2008 08:49 PM

            Tinseltown is Hollywood.

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