Late night options
Ok, chowhounds...need some help.
Going to be in Vegas on a Friday night for an event at MGM Grand and need to find good food to eat after 11:30pm. Will be with my father who is not a very adventurous eater. I will have a car, so off-Strip (Raku, Chada Thai) are options but the food might be out of his comfort zone. Was really hoping to avoid Peppermill and find something a bit higher-end. Would have loved to take him to craftsteak or nobhill, but both are closed by that time.
Any thoughts on higher end but not-too adventurous food on or off strip that is open late?
Two old-school Italian places are open late. Bootlegger Bistro is open 24/7 and serves it's full menu all the time. Herbs & Rye is open until 3:00 a.m.,last I checked. The East side Firefly is open until 2:00 a.m. 7 days a week, but tapas might be a little weird for your father, but there are some inauthentic tapas there that might appeal.
Some time back (before they opened the Summerlin branch) I called them before we drove across town, and was glad I did. I don't remember the exact times involved, but I think their website said they would be open till 1 AM, but they said they were closing at 10 or 11 that night. So yes, call ahead.
First Friday in the 18b Arts District is happening March 1st, and some of the restaurants stay open a bit later due to the late night crowds. Check with Bar+Bistro in the Arts Factory, and Casa Don Juan on Main.
For old school Las Vegas, you can hit Tiffany's cafe on Las Vegas Blvd. It isn't fancy, or haute cuisine by any means, but good food,big portions, and good prices. Open 24/7.
LeThai on Fremont Street is open late , if I remember correctly.