Lotus of Siam is that perfect level of lively where you don’t need to show up in - and inevitably stain - your “going out” clothes, but it’s bright and colorful and you kind of feel like everyone is there for the same party. Just make sure you get a reservation because you’ll want to bring a group and this place definitely fills up. Stick with the Northern Thai and chef’s choice portions of the menu, which include dishes like Chilean sea bass and drunken noodle with prawns. It’s hard to go wrong though, as long as you order enough food that the server starts to look at you strangely.
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Khoury's Fine Wine and Spirits
Stop at Khoury's on the way back from the Hoover Dam to either pick up a specialty wine or small-batch spirit - or sit for a glass while you shop.
Ellis Island BBQ
This simple barbecue spot in the back of the Ellis Island Hotel is our top spot for an inexpensive meal of chicken and baby back ribs.
Roberto’s Taco Shop
Whether it’s 4am or 4pm, Roberto’s - a short drive from the Strip - is open and serving tacos, burritos, and our favorite dish, the carne asada fries.
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