The Best Cheap Eats in Las Vegas

The OpenTable Team

Las Vegas is a land of indulgence. Most people head there to gamble at a casino or see live shows on the Strip. Others go to take advantage of world-class shopping. However, there are some who simply head to Vegas to eat. But where are the smartest, savviest diners eating out? We’ve pulled data from thousands of restaurants to find the top spots among OpenTable's most expert, seasoned diners. Whether wanting tacos or tom yum, Las Vegas has great budget restaurants. Here are some of the best affordable places to eat in town, so visitors can keep all of those dollars in their wallet for the slot machines.

Restaurants:Chica Las Vegas, Yardbird Southern Table & Bar - The Venetian Las Vegas, Emeril's New Orleans Fish House
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Unspecified, Seafood
Neighborhoods:The Venetian and Palazzo, MGM Grand Hotel & Casino

Chica Las Vegas

$$$$·Unspecified·
The Venetian and Palazzo
1,981 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic

Chica Las Vegas is in the Venetian. Think of them as one of the healthiest and cheap places to eat on the Strip. For dinner, find things like grilled corn lollipops or pulled pork ...

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88% recommended
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Yardbird Southern Table & Bar - The Venetian Las Vegas

$$$$·Unspecified·
The Venetian and Palazzo
6,769 reviews
  • Comfort Food
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion

Yardbird Southern Table & Bar is one of the best places for cheap eats at the Venetian, especially for anyone who wants Southern food. The restaurant serves comforting, warm meals ...

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92% recommended
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Emeril's New Orleans Fish House

$$$$·Seafood·
MGM Grand Hotel & Casino
5,653 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies

Emerils is often synonymous with fancy. Emerils New Orleans Fish House is certainly nice, but not so pricey that diners on a budget have to skip it. Go to Emerils Fish House at the...

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91% recommended
Seafood in Las Vegas

SUSHISAMBA Las Vegas

$$$$·Japanese·
The Venetian and Palazzo
3,898 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Hot Spot

SUSHISAMBA is a clubby sushi joint that started in New York. While the NYC location has closed, the restaurant is still going strong at the Grand Canal Shoppes in Vegas (between th...

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92% recommended

Hank's Fine Steaks & Martinis - Green Valley Ranch Resort, Casino & Spa

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Green Valley Ranch
2,127 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Notable Wine List

Get off the Strip and head to Green Valley Ranch in Henderson, and experience the same kind of luxury and excitement without the exorbitant prices. Hank's is an upscale steakhouse,...

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90% recommended
Steakhouse in Las Vegas

Vintner Grill

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Summerlin
3,894 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining

Another suburb offering more affordable options than Vegas proper is Summerlin. One of the best cheap Las Vegas restaurants that is also gourmet is here, and their name is the Vint...

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98% recommended
Best Overall in Las Vegas

Mon Ami Gabi - Las Vegas - Main Dining Room

$$$$·French·
Paris Hotel and Casino
25,840 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion

People often associate French food with luxury. But, just because it is luxurious it does not mean it is pricey. At Mon Ami Gabi, try the duck confit, housemade country pate, or th...

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93% recommended
Most Booked in Las Vegas

The Palm Las Vegas

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Forum Shops at Caesars
5,499 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries

Looking for the best of the best when it comes to steakhouses? Head to the Palm. The Palm is a chain, but one of the best locations is in Las Vegas at the Forum Shops at Caesars Pa...

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88% recommended

Carmine's - Las Vegas

$$$$·Italian·
Forum Shops at Caesars
4,890 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Special Occasion
  • Comfort Food

Carmine's is also a chain. But, they offer some of the best cheap eats in town. At Carmine's, enjoy authentic Italian food, including a huge menu of pasta dishes, entrees like chic...

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90% recommended
Good for Groups in The Strip

Benihana - Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino, NV

$$$$·Japanese·
Westgate Las Vegas Hotel & Casino
2,569 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Good for Birthdays

When looking for cheap places to eat, look no further than Benihana. Benihana might be a chain, but that does not mean that they are not also a festive and fun place to eat Japanes...

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92% recommended
Best Ambiance in Eastside
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Top of the World Restaurant - The STRAT Hotel & Casino

$$$$·Steakhouse·
The STRAT Hotel & Casino
17,817 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic

One of the best cheap places to eat in town that also has a great view is the Top of the World Restaurant. They are in the Stratosphere Hotel, and they offer unforgettable views of...

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83% recommended
Most Booked in The Strip
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Lupo by Wolfgang Puck

$$$$·Italian·
Mandalay Bay Resort
2,610 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date

Celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck launched a wide range of restaurants. Their price points are all over the place, but one offering the best cheap eats is Lupo. Lupo is in the Mandalay ...

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86% recommended

Bouchon at The Venetian

$$$$·French·
The Venetian and Palazzo
8,273 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Brunch
  • Fit for Foodies

We won't argue that Bouchon is one of the best cheap Las Vegas restaurants. We will argue, though, that this sought-after dining destination offers options that allow people to exp...

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89% recommended
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Lawry's The Prime Rib - Las Vegas

$$$$·Prime Rib·
Paradise
9,114 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date

Many of the steakhouses in Las Vegas are prohibitively pricey. Lawry's offers a similar experience, but people won't have to take out a loan to pay the bill. Lawry's is affordable ...

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92% recommended
Best Overall in Eastside

Il Mulino New York - Las Vegas

$$$$·Italian·
Forum Shops at Caesars
2,931 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Fit for Foodies

There are Il Mulino outposts in many cities. Las Vegas' version offers an upscale vibe and a social, sceney atmosphere. The food at Il Mulino is Italian, and if one is looking for ...

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91% recommended
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Delmonico Steakhouse

$$$$·Steakhouse·
The Venetian and Palazzo
11,575 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date

Delmonico originated in New Orleans, another eating capital. The Las Vegas outpost of the steakhouse is gorgeous, and there are ways to enjoy their food if one needs to eat cheaply...

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93% recommended
Steakhouse in Las Vegas
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Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill

$$$$·American·
MGM Grand Hotel & Casino
1,573 reviews
  • Casual
  • People Watching
  • Great for Lunch

Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill is in the MGM Grand Hotel, and it is a good place to get cheap eats from a celebrity chef. Want the most affordable options on the menu? Go for late at ni...

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Hot Spot in The Strip
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