Max Jacobson's Best of Las Vegas

Staff Writer
Get tips on the best dining and nightlife from restaurant critic, food writer, and Las Vegas resident Max Jacobson.
Max Jacobson

Max Jacobson

Fancy: Joel Robuchon at the Mansion

Brunch: Simon Palms Place

Best Value: Payard (the three-course lunch)

Bar Scene/Drinks: Downtown Cocktail Room

Business Lunch: MoZen Bistro at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel

Burger: Bradley Ogden (on the bar menu)

Pizza: Settebello

Sandwich: Carnegie Deli

Food Truck: Slidin' Thru

Regional: Rosemary's

Hidden Gem: Monta (japanese ramen)

Mexican/Latin American: Los Antojos

Japanese: Raku

Spanish/Tapas: Julian Serrano

Thai/Southeast Asian: Lotus of Siam

Wine List: Aureole

Chinese: Noodle Palace

Seafood: American Fish

Steak: Carnevino

Italian: Piero Selvaggio Valentino

Barbecue: Memphis Championship Barbecue

Desserts: Aureole

Indian: India Oven

Vegetarian: Rainbow's End

Wild Card: Mi Peru