Enjoy 15 Delicious Places For Lunch On The Strip (Plus 2 Off The Strip)

After an exciting night out, and waking up in your luxurious casino resort hotel room, no doubt you are on the hunt for a delicious lunch on the Strip Las Vegas. Finding a spot to eat lunch on the Strip is easy—though many restaurants on the Strip are only open for dinner. This list of restaurants make up a collection of excellent places to consider when heading out for your midday meal.

Lunch On The Strip

1. Gordon Ramsey Fish and Chips at the LINQ

British Traditional Fish and chips with mashed peas and tartar sauce
British Traditional Fish and chips with mashed peas and tartar sauce

This unique option for comfort food comes from celebrity chef Gordon Ramsey of the Hell’s Kitchen TV show (and a physical restaurant in Las Vegas). Gordon Ramsay Fish and Chips is the perfect place to walk to if you are staying at the LINQ, as this restaurant sits along the LINQ Promenade.

Order your choice of deep-fried goodness, from fried fish to fried chicken, delicious “chips”, and their secret combination meal, which gets you fried fish, chicken and shrimp together. To get this secret menu item on your plate, ask for the G Spot.

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2. Border Grill BBQ Mexicana at Mandalay Bay

For a delightful modern Mexican lunch, made with conscientiously sourced ingredients, head to the Mandalay Bay. Here, you will find the Border Grill, where you can choose from tacos, ceviches, enchiladas, nachos, salads, quesadillas, and more. BBQ Mexicana has some very unique dishes, too, like rainbow cauliflower tacos, churro ice cream sandwiches, and the Mexico City Torta with carnitas, onions, oaxaca cheese, and consome de guajillo.

exterior of BBQ Mexicana, Bprder Grill

If you are not spending your day at the Mandalay Bay, but you plan to catch a game at either the Allegiant Stadium or the Las Vegas Ballpark, you can still sample Border Grill’s food, as they have stands at these locations. 

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3. Wolfgang Puck at MGM Grand Las Vegas

Wolfgang Puck Interior at MGM Resorts
Wolfgang Puck | MGM Resorts

Another excellent choice for lunch is presented by celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck. And, this chef is one of the most famous in all of the United States. This restaurant features American bar food, as well as fresh offerings right off the grill. The food is also inspired by California, which fits perfectly inside this casual restaurant’s setting. Enjoy everything from comfort food like pasta and wood-fired pizzas to fabulous cuts of steak. This restaurant is Three Diamond Approved from AAA and has received the Best Celebrity Chef award from InVegas Magazine. 

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4. Gordon Ramsay’s Hell’s Kitchen at Caesars Palace

gordon ramsay's hell kitchen interior image of dining area

Another restaurant featuring the works of celebrity chef Gordon Ramsey, you can be a part of the hit reality TV show by grabbing lunch or dinner at Hell’s Kitchen. Located within Caesars Palace, this entire restaurant is elegant, with floor-to-ceiling windows. Try Gordon Ramsey’s signature Beef Wellington, and try to catch a glimpse of the action in the Red and Blue kitchens.

5. Cipriani at Wynn Las Vegas

For a higher-end lunchtime experience in Las Vegas head to Cipriani within Wynn Las Vegas

outdoor seating area at Cipriani Wynn Las Vegas

Their lunch menu is extensive, with different appetizers, main courses, desserts, pizzas, and even Japanese cuisine. Your appetizer options during lunch include cucumber salads, pasta e Fagioli soup, and baccala Mantecato with fried polenta. Main courses include homemade baked tagliolini with ham, Chilean sea bass with rice pilaf, and calf’s liver with fried polenta. End your opulent meals with a Cipriani Cake, Tiramisu, or your choice of sorbet.

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6. Matteo’s Ristorante Italiano at Venetian Resort

indoor seating and dining area of matteo's Italian ristorante

Matteo’s is focused on providing the best family dining experience, so you will find a welcoming atmosphere. They have a lovely menu featuring center cut filet mignons baked in puff pastries or unique pasta like gnocchi or rondelli di spinaci e ricotta (a pasta sheet stuffed with cheese). Since it’s a family-friendly restaurant, there are also pizzas and deep-fried ravioli.

This Italian lunch option at the Venetian offers lunch a la carte on weekdays from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 pm., but it is not offered on the weekends. 

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7. BRERA osteria in Grand Canal Shoppes

indoor, outdoor dining area of brera osteria

The Grand Canal Shoppes at the Venetian is a lovely place to eat your lunch during your visit to the Las Vegas Strip. The Shoppes are settled along the Venetian’s faux canals and sit under painted blue Italian skies. Many eateries in this area have patio seating, letting you feel like you are a part of an Italian plaza.

BRERA Osteria is no exception. When you eat here, you will enjoy classic dishes done the right way, like margherita pizzas, tortellis, and mussels. If you’d like, you can also choose from BRERA’s Chef’s Lunch Tasting Menu, which provides prix fixe options for a culinary adventure.

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8. Block 16 Urban Food Hall at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

entrance into Block 16 Urban Food Hall of the Cosmo

For access to many food hall dining options, located at the heart of the Strip, head to the Cosmopolitan and Block 16 Urban Food Hall. Far from a food court, this area holds many fine places to munch on your lunch, like Band Bar by Momofuku, District, Hattie B’s Hot Chicken, Lardo and Tekka Bar. Bang Bar serves sandwiches and rice bowls, District serves donuts, sliders, and beers, Hattie B’s serves delicious southern fried chicken, and Lardo features enormous sub sandwiches.  Tekka Bar is the perfect place for sushi rolls and other seafood. 

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9. RA Sushi Bar Restaurant at Fashion Show Las Vegas

exterior of RA sushi sign and entrance

This lunch restaurant is located right on the Las Vegas Strip and serves decadent sushi for either lunch or dinner. A part of the Fashion Show Mall, you will enjoy patio seating and a great ambiance. The Ra Sushi menu features sushi, soups and salads, as well as shareable dishes like pork gyoza and pineapple cheese wontons. Entrees like filet mignon and lobster will astound you. They also have a dedicated gluten-sensitive menu, which includes edamame, garlic ponzu yellowtail, and more. 

10. Salt and Ivy Cafe and Patio Bar at ARIA

Salt and Ivy outdoor patio
Salt and Ivy | MGM Resorts

Visit Salt and Ivy Cafe and Patio Bar for a casual and fresh breakfast and lunch. One of the best restaurants in Las Vegas, Salt and Ivy opens at 6 a.m. for early risers (or the most extreme night owls) and is open through lunch at 2 p.m. You can sit either inside or outside, overlooking the ARIA pool deck. The food includes healthy options to fuel your day, like a power bowl salad, or breakfast nachos.

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11. The Crack Shack at Park MGM

Chicken Oysters dish from MGM Resorts
Chicken Oysters | MGM Resorts

Head over to the Crack Shack, located within Park MGM, for the best fried chicken on the Las Vegas Strip. The Crack Shack has indoor and outdoor dining, and is open either at 11:00 a.m. or 10:30 a.m. depending on the day of the week. Their outdoor dining is like a friend’s backyard, rife with yard games and fun.

The Crack Shack is named for its “Crack” spice, a blend of secret spices that make their chicken different from anything else you have ever tried. All of their chickens are locally raised and free living, and receive no antibiotics. So, not only will your chicken be delicious, but it will also be healthy. 

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12. Favorite Bistro at LINQ Promenade

Favorite Bistro, another comfort food offering located in the LINQ Promenade, will quickly become your favorite place for a delicious lunch. It is the first location in the United States for a group of notable French restaurateurs, and this is evident from the first bite. This French American bistro has menu items featuring breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner.

collage of two cocktails prepared by lINQ favorite bistro bartender

Lunch entrees include a Hangover burger, Croque Monsieur sandwich, pizzas and seared salmon. They also serve excellent cocktails that you will want to make sure you snap a photo of for your favorite social media platform. 

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13. Eataly at Park MGM

Eataly Park at Park MGM Exterior
Eataly Park MGM | MGM Resorts

Another excellent choice of restaurants in Las Vegas is Eataly, also located within Park MGM. This food hall-esque venue is so extensive it has its own guide to help you navigate it. When you walk through Eataly, you will notice your choice of restaurants, counters, and marketplaces stretched out over 40,000 square feet of space. 

La Pizza and La Pasta is the first option, which obviously serves pizza and pasta. Or, you can pick up your own eats at La Cucina del Mercato, where you can either buy your food and eat it at their counter, or purchase the ingredients and make it at home or at your hotel room’s kitchen. Eataly also offers local grocery and wine delivery, so its delicacies can be delivered straight to your door. 

14. Pizzeria Francesco’s at Treasure Island

variety of pizza slice by Pizzeria Francesco's including cheese, variety and pepperoni pizza

Treasure Island also has some great restaurants that offer lunch. One such restaurant is Pizzeria Francesco’s, where you can buy New York-style pizzas far from the Big Apple. This venue has received the Best of Las Vegas award from 2014 to 2020. Pizzeria Francesco’s pizzas are hand-tossed and made with gourmet ingredients. Purchase a salad to start off your meal right, and end with dessert, before heading out to your afternoon and evening of Las Vegas adventure. 

It’s worth noting that Pizzeria Francesco’s has an $80 to $100 dining credit available, though an advanced purchase is required. 

15. HEXX Kitchen + Bar at Paris Las Vegas

HEXX bar waitress brining out seafood platter to ladies

HEXX Kitchen and Bar sits on one of the best corners of the entire Las Vegas Strip. Right on the sidewalk of Las Vegas Boulevard, you can people-watch the tourists on their way down the Strip, be dazzled by the lights of the Eiffel tower, and see the fountains of a Bellagio Fountains Show. This restaurant has also won the Best of Las Vegas award in 2019, and the Diners’ Choice award in 2020.

This place offers you anything—breakfast, lunch, brunch, dinner, drinks, cocktails and desserts. When you visit for lunch, enjoy beer cheese fondue, or a fresh fruit plate as an appetizer. Then, for an entree, order a Caprese salad, Hexx burger or rigatoni ala vodka. Top it off with a peanut butter cheesecake, and stick around for a few more bottomless mimosas.

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Lunch Off The Strip

For more options for lunch off the Strip, visit our extended list to add more acclaimed restaurants to your ever-growing list.

16. Hofbrauhaus Las Vegas

Hofbrauhaus Las Vegas outdoor exterior
Hofbrauhaus Las Vegas

For one of the most unique dining experiences in all of Las Vegas, head to Hofbrauhaus for lunch or dinner. Hofbrauhaus is located just off of the Las Vegas Strip, though it still draws a raucous crowd. Come here for signature German dishes like bratwurst and currywurst, or choose a European meal.

Of course, you will have to try some of their beer, probably in an enormous mug. The wait staff is fun here, and will take you through a shotski experience, if you so choose. The German beer hall venue can lead to a party atmosphere, especially during Oktoberfest, so enjoy Hofbrauhaus this time of year.

17. Tacos El Gordo

tacos el gordo chef preparing pork tacos

Tacos El Gordo is one of those places you have to visit on the Las Vegas Strip, even if it’s hot, or it’s the middle of the day. This Mexican Street food is made from the best ingredients, all based around the Tijuana style of foods. Top-grade meats will make up your Tijuana-style tacos, and will be accentuated by freshly made guacamole and salsa. 

Read More: 9 Spots With Amazing Mexican Food On The Strip  »

Tacos El Gordo has many different flavors of tacos, including Adobada, with spiced pork, Carne Asada, Suadero with brisket, Cabeza, with beef head, Buche with pork stomach, and even Lengua, which is made with beef tongue. The Azteca tacos have grilled beef and cactus on a corn tortilla, and Tripa is made with—literally—beef guts. This food is prepared authentically, and its flavors are not to be missed. 

Want More Meals After Lunch on the Strip?

For a world-class lunch on the Strip in Las Vegas, try out one of these many different lunch options. Each one is unique, and there is something for everyone. In other words, whether you want a quick bite or a full course meal, a lunch in Las Vegas has something for everyone.

Frequently Asked Questions About Lunch on the Strip

Does the Strip have lunch specials?

BRERA osteria in Grand Canal Shoppes has a popular lunch tasting menu. Visit The Venetian Resort to experience this upscale midday meal.

What kind of lunch options are on the Strip?

There are many options for lunch on the Strip for every craving. Enjoy Italian options at Eataly in Park MGM, classic American bites at Favorite Bistro in The LINQ Promenade or even Asian dining options at RA Sushi Bar at Fashion Show Mall. 

What is the average price for lunch on the Strip?

There are plenty of price ranges for lunch on the Strip. A cheaper option for lunch costing $20 per person would be Burger Bar at Mandalay Bay and a more upscale lunch costing around $50 per person would be Wolfgang Puck at MGM Grand.

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