The world’s best casino restaurants
Casinos are all about fun, excitement and gambling. However, depending on which one you visit, they could also be all about gourmet dining experiences too. That’s because many casinos are more than simply gaming establishments – they’re part of luxury resorts and hotels with fine dining restaurants to match. So the next time you’re at an exclusive casino placing your bets, you might want to stop in at one of these restaurants for a bite to eat when you’re done. Your tastebuds will be hitting the jackpot with every bite!
Restaurant Guy Savoy, Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, USA
Why go all the way to Paris for a Michelin-starred meal, when you can enjoy the very same in Las Vegas, and with a view of the Eiffel Tower at the same time! Welcome to Restaurant Guy Savoy in Las Vegas’s famed Caesars Palace – a fine dining establishment that boasts not one, but two coveted Michelin stars, and overlooks the Eiffel Tower replica on the Strip.
Owned by renowned chef Guy Savoy, the restaurant that bears his name is known as one of the best in the city, bringing refined European cuisine and flavours to the home of gambling.
So what can you look forward to when you sit down at this homage to gourmet greatness? A 13-course tasting menu, for one, as well as delicacies like artichoke and black truffle soup, oysters, caviar, delectable desserts, and even carts for bread and champagne as well. Spend your winnings on one of the exclusive cognacs on offer, and round off your evening in style – just make sure you’ve got enough jackpot winnings to cover the bill!
Robuchon au Dôme, Grand Lisboa, Macau, China
From Las Vegas to Macau, and this time to one of the best restaurants in the world. Because when you’re gambling in Macau, you need to dine somewhere incredibly special in order to add just the right touch of magic to the experience.
Sitting under an actual glass dome at the top of the Grand Lisboa hotel and casino, 43 floors up from ground level, the Robuchon au Dôme is a Michelin-starred French restaurant renowned for its gastronomic delights. While head chef Joël Robuchon has since passed on, his legacy lives on in every plate that goes out, from caramelised quail stuffed with foie gras, to black truffle mashed potatoes, Napoleon cake, dessert, cheeses, and so many more delectable dishes. Not to mention the glorious restaurant interior, and its signature crystal chandelier as well.
You might be in Macau, but Robuchon au Dôme will give you an unsurpassed taste of France, and an experience that will live on in your memory and your palate for years to come.
Bobby Flay Steak, The Borgata Hotel, Atlantic City, USA
We’re back in the United States again, this time at another much-loved gambling city – Atlantic City, to be exact. If you’re familiar with celebrity TV chef (and Iron Chef) Bobby Flay, you’ll want to head straight to his steakhouse at the Borgata Hotel for his version of comfort food… although classed up far more than it would be at home!
Come hungry to Bobby Flay Steak, because there’s plenty to sink your teeth into here, from mouthwatering lamb and strip steaks to a spice-rubbed ribeye, a lobster bar, tuna, burrata, lobster crab cakes, and delicious green chilli rice as well. And of course, no meal would be complete without a glass of wine or cocktail to wash it down with.
Comfort meets class at Bobby Flay Steak, and it’s a dining experience you don’t want to miss out on. See what the Atlantic City slots and table games have in store with you, then finish up at Bobby Flay Steak and toast to a trip filled with fun and fabulous food!
Pikayo, Condado Plaza Hilton, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Taking a gambling trip down to Puerto Rico? Then you’ll want to make the Condado Plaza Hilton one of the highlights of your trip. That’s because this casino resort is home to Pikayo – a restaurant known for its modern take on traditional Puerto Rican cuisine.
Having moved his restaurant to the resort in 2009, Chef Wilo Benet has been perfecting his gastronomic art ever since, relying on 25 years of experience in the industry to serve up meal after mouthwatering meal. Book your table and come hungry, as you’ll be treated to delicacies like crab stew (salmorejo), and meat fritters with garlic aioli (alcapurrias). We don’t know about you, but we can taste the deliciousness already!
Le Train Bleu, Casino de Monte-Carlo, Monaco
Of course one of our featured restaurants had to be in Monaco – it’s the country most associated with exclusive gambling, after all. It’s no surprise, therefore, that Monaco would want to go above and beyond with its eateries, which is why this one is literally set inside a train restaurant car, in Monaco’s elite Casino de Monte-Carlo.
Known as Le Train Bleu (The Blue Train) in French, this unique eatery is in fact a tribute to fine Italian dining, and is a feast for the eyes as well as the palate. Make sure you dress accordingly, because this isn’t your usual Friday night pizza and pasta joint – this is gourmet Italian dining at its most exquisite. Look out for highlights like veal saltimbocca, eggplant risotto with buffalo mozzarella and tomatoes, seafood, tortellini and saffron risotto, and a vast array of cheeses and desserts to sample as well.
Make sure you don’t fill up on food during the day because once you’re at Le Train Bleu, you’ll want to sample as much as you can or your tastebuds will never forgive you! Buon appetito – here’s to a dining experience you’ll never forget!
We’ve taken you on a whirlwind tour through some of the world’s most exclusive casino restaurants, but now it’s your turn to pause, and decide which you’d like to sample for yourself. You might need a casino jackpot in your back pocket before you start your culinary journey, but one thing’s for sure, no matter which restaurant you settle on, you’ll be treated to a banquet fit for royalty!