photo credit: Gabe Bergado
Lefty-J's Island Favorites
For some of the best Hawaiian and Filipino food in Las Vegas, come to counter-service spot Lefty-J’s. Their island landscape mural, beach cottage decorations like a “let your dreams set sail” sign, and the cashier calling everyone “sweetheart” can’t help but soothe those who need a breather or a low-key lunch. Get the robust garlic chicken if it’s one of their specials of the day, which are played on a TV behind the register. The mound of perfectly-crispy pieces have just the right balance of sweet and salty, and you’ll want to sop up the rest of the sauce with furikake rice. For a sampling of all their great meats, the BBQ trio plate will get you a little of the short rib, BBQ chicken, and teriyaki beef. On your way out, grab a couple of Spam musabis to sneak into the bars for a snack.