It’s almost time to leave for your flight, so you have two options: spend the remainder of your budget on the penny slots or leave Vegas with barbecue stains on your shirt. Go with the second choice and the stains will be worth it if they’re from this spot in the back of the Ellis Island Hotel and Casino. They only have chicken and baby back ribs, but both are basically perfect, and if you aren’t in a rush, go to the casino’s help desk because you can save $3 on your meal if you sign up for a player’s card. Which means you now have enough money for those penny slots - two birds with one stone.
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The Barrymore feels like it’s on the Strip without actually being on the Strip - from the incredibly beautiful dining room to the high-end food.
Lotus of Siam
Lotus of Siam feels like a big party, but one you can show up to in jeans - come with a big group and order plenty of their Thai specialties.
Ferraro’s Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar
Ferraro’s right off the Strip is your quintessential Italian spot - open since 1985 and serving handmade pastas.
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Viva Las Arepas
Viva Las Arepas is one of our favorite lunch places - head to this spot on the Strip for inexpensive Venezuelan arepas and empanadas.
Naked City Pizza
Naked City Pizza has some of our favorite wings in the entire city - though you can also get pizza at this Southeast spot.
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