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Top 5 $100 per person restaurants in vegas?(drinks not included)

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lestererik Jun 18, 2008 11:51 AM

going to vegas in august and having a hard time picking out restaurants? we are already going to sw steakhouse on friday and need some suggestions for saturday and sunday nights. we are in the 100 per person dinner category and are looking for great restaurants options! HELP ME!!

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  1. Das Ubergeek RE: lestererik Jun 18, 2008 11:54 AM

    Well, the very best Thai restaurant in the United States is in Vegas, but you won't come anywhere near $100 per person at Lotus of Siam, and it's not exactly a flashy Strip hotel restaurant.

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    Lotus of Siam
    953 E Sahara Ave Ste A5, Las Vegas, NV 89104

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      vegasjuhl RE: lestererik Jun 18, 2008 11:56 AM

      A few of my favorites are Delmonico (Venetian), Nobhill (MGM), Cut (Palazzo) and Seablue (MGM).

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        koc2281 RE: vegasjuhl Jun 18, 2008 01:00 PM

        Vegasjuhl, can you tell me a bit about Nobhill and Seablue. Perhaps some menu samplings. We are only able to go to one of those two restaurants, and I am very torn.
        Thanks!

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          vegasjuhl RE: koc2281 Jun 18, 2008 01:35 PM

          I've eaten at Seablue a bunch, the menu changes regularly because they'll only offer the freshest seafood. We always start with the chilled prawns. We often get a salad, they have a build your own option where you check off all the ingredients you'd like. There's a zillion possibilities. For entrees we've ordered the prawn skewers and halibut most often. We've also had lamb skewers, pork chop, NY strip and seabass. Most entrees come with side that's in season. Everything has been excellent. They have a unique version of tiramisu and the molten cake dessert is delicious. Oh and to start they give you flat bread, the name is escaping me right now... with a sampler of goat cheese, hummus and baba ganoush. Again, very tasty. Also, they don't use butter, and most dishes are light so even when stuffed you don't feel blah or bloated.

          Nobhill we only dined at once (it's a little pricey to make it a habit), but I'm itching to go back. We started with cheese fondue and charcuterie board. The selection of meats were very good and the aged parm was the best I've ever tasted. The fondue was divine. We ordered the special, bone-in ribeye. It was delicious! We agreed it was better than those we've had at Delmonico. It was served with roasted potatoes, watercress, and a veggie medley. Also had bacon wrapped berkshire pork loin, which was accompanied by roasted duck, and brussel sprouts. They also delivered a variety of potato puree: horseradish, tomato, pesto, garlic and traditional. Everything was excellent. We passed on dessert, but we received hot chocolate as a complimentary after dinner treat. Reserve a private booth for a more intimate dining experience. Dishes are rich, but scrumptious.

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        calibretto RE: lestererik Jun 18, 2008 01:37 PM

        Although the main items at Bouchon isn't that expensive, the $100 mark could be achieved by treating yourself to a plate of fromage or the foie gras. Bouchon is a bistro by the one and only Thomas Keller (James Beard Foundation award winner... need I say more?), who also owns the French Laundry in Yountville, California. It's in the Venetian, check out its website, maybe it will spike your interest. http://www.bouchonbistro.com/

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          jauyeung1 RE: lestererik Jun 18, 2008 04:22 PM

          A great restaurant for italian would be Nove on top of the Palms. It's got a great view of the strip, cool atmosphere, and great food. You will get a complete meal for $100 (inc. appetizer, dessert, and drinks). My favorite is the lobster pizza and all their pastas.

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            seal RE: jauyeung1 Jun 19, 2008 09:32 AM

            If you check the MGM website you will see the summer dining special listed. All of the MGM restaurants are offering this and the most expensive one at L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon is only $75. If you truly have a hard cap at $100 pp and have never been, this is a great opportunity to eat very well.

            If $100 pp is just a range, then the tasting menu at Michael Minna at the Bellagio or the one at Picasso are both within reach and excellent.

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