3 Nights in Vegas - Suggestions?
Going to Vegas for 3 nights for Birthday/New Year's Getaway. Here's what I'm thinking
Day 1 - Arrive mid-afternoon on New Year's Day, staying at Venetian. Thinking late lunch & margaritas at Taqueria Canonita in the Venetian, Blue Man Group early show, B&B Ristorante for dinner. Staying close to home this day because expecting to be somewhat dragging butt from NYE the night before.
Day 2 - Only thing planned so far is "O" late show for birthday celebration. Getting room service for Breakfast (comes with the room) so need Lunch & Dinner rec's. Dinner in one of the Bellagio restaurants so we're close to "O"? Michael Mina? Sensi?
For lunch, thinking of going shopping off-strip - is Lotus of Siam really that good if we're going off-strip?
Day 3 - Wide open for Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner. For Dinner I'm thinking of one between Rosemary's and Alize. I know it's apples vs. oranges - Rosemary's is definitely more along the lines of what my favorite restaurants are, BUT I'm in Vegas.
Day 4 - Sunday Brunch at Bouchon before driving out of town to Sedona.
Yes, LOS is that good. Best Thai we've ever had.
Some folks on this board love Rosemary's but we weren't impressed. There's been talk of the service going downhill lately.
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Day 1 lunch - I like Taqueria Canonita. I think I had a pretty good tortilla soup last time (good for post-NYE).
Day 2 lunch - Yes, Lotus of Siam is that good. Even my non-Thai-food-liking husband really likes it.
Day 2 dinner - I would strongly steer you against Sensi. Not a fan whatsoever. Actually Michael Mina in the Bellagio is my least favorite of the four Mina restaurants in Vegas (Nobhill, Seablue, StripSteak) but others like it. It just leaves me a bit cold. If you like a lively atmosphere, perhaps FIX at the Bellagio? The food's pretty good there. Others here like Picasso and Prime but I haven't been to either. Oh, and Le Cirque is getting some very good reviews here recently. I haven't tried it yet, and for our upcoming trip mid-January I wanted to try either Le Cirque or Alize (which I haven't tried either) and I settled on Alize but it was close. Le Cirque is probably up next.
Day 3- perhaps Mesa Grill for lunch? That's a Saturday, right? They would have a brunch menu, not their weekday lunch menu. Alternatively, brunch at Tableau or Verandah.
I would say...
Day 2 - Breakfast @Bouchon
Day 2 - Dinner @ Picasso
Day 3 - BRUNCH @Bouchon
I was just in vegas (full review scoming soon), and can't say enough about those 2 restaurants. We almost went to Bouchon 3 times but they closed up on the 3rd attempt :(