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What is the best italian restaurant on the strip?

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adams728 Apr 30, 2012 10:17 AM

Hey. I was wondering what everyone thought was the best italian restaurant on the strip, regardless of price?

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    Eric RE: adams728 Apr 30, 2012 10:47 AM

    There is really no consensus. Ask ten people and you'll get ten seperate answers.

    1. ttoommyy RE: adams728 Apr 30, 2012 11:50 AM

      Do you mean traditional Italian, kind of what you will find in Italy, or Italian-American?

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        adams728 RE: ttoommyy Apr 30, 2012 01:47 PM

        honestly either. I appreciate both and I'm trying to weigh my options... as long as it's on the strip

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        kwfoodiewannabe RE: adams728 Apr 30, 2012 11:53 AM

        Obviously, have not been to all, but I had a GREAT Italian meal 2 weeks ago in Vegas.

        Il Mulino. Caesars Forum Shops. Lots of food. Lots of $.

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          adams728 RE: kwfoodiewannabe May 1, 2012 09:40 AM

          appreciate the suggestion

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            cactuschowdah RE: adams728 May 2, 2012 09:22 AM

            I will second Il Mulino. Great food, but it is indeed pricey. I've wanted to try Scarpetta at the Cosmo, but haven't made it over yet.

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              adams728 RE: cactuschowdah May 2, 2012 12:08 PM

              really love scarpetta in ny. went there for my birthday so always a possibility. Heard il mulino in vegas is way inferior to ny but that prob still means its good since the one in ny is awesome haha

        2. ttoommyy RE: adams728 May 1, 2012 09:55 AM

          We've only been to a handful of Italian restaurants in Vegas, so I can't tell you the "best." I can tell you we love Carnevino though, and we really liked Bartolotta. Going to B&B next Saturday, so I can weigh in on that one after. That's all I've got.

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            sushiman RE: adams728 May 3, 2012 09:15 AM

            Bartolotta, Scarpetta and B&B. B&B was a surprise. THink of it as a Batali greatest hits restaurants, well executed.

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              ttoommyy RE: sushiman May 3, 2012 09:25 AM

              Good to hear about B&B. We have a reservation for next Saturday. We love all Batali restaurants here in NYC so we are looking forward to B&B.

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                adams728 RE: ttoommyy May 3, 2012 10:14 AM

                It looks similar to babbo which I absolutely loved albeit a bit more pricey since its vegas obviously!

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                  ttoommyy RE: adams728 May 3, 2012 10:54 AM

                  I too think it is similar to Babbo. Can't go wrong there!

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              Bran808 RE: adams728 May 4, 2012 12:57 AM

              We had a great meal at Scarpetta back in February. From the apps to the entrees, and through dessert, the entire meal was excellent. The service however was not what you would expect from a top notch Vegas restaurant. The server screwed up my drink order, and then proceeded to screw up my entree order as well. Sucks for him because I was the one paying the bill for our party of 4 and it all happened to me.

              Just a touch South of the strip, we also had a great meal last November at Panevino. Food and service was excellent. I would definitely return

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