Want to drop some Benjamins on dinner? Las Vegas is the place to go. Big name chefs such as Joël Robuchon, Guy Savoy, José Andrés, Pierre Gagnaire and Masa Takayama have some of the most expensive restaurants in Las Vegas. Head to these restaurants on an expense account and then indulge.
1 Joël Robuchon
Joël Robuchon was named France’s Chef of the Century by the esteemed Gault Millau restaurant guide. He came out of retirement to open his first restaurant in the United States at the MGM Grand. Sit back and enjoy what the MGM Grand calls, "one of the finest meals of your life."
MGM Grand, 3799 Las Vegas Blvd. S.
2 Restaurant Guy Savoy
The only place in the United States to find Guy Savoy’s French cuisine sits in the Augustus Tower of Caesars Palace. Bon Appetit named it one of the country's hottest restaurants and Newsweek deemed it the best restaurant in Las Vegas and one of the finest anywhere.
Caesars Palace, 3570 Las Vegas Blvd. S.
3 Twist by Pierre Gagnaire
If you want to dine Pierre Gagnaire's restaurants in the United States, you’ll have to do it at Twist at Mandarin Oriental, housed within the massive CityCenter complex. The 74-seater sits on the 23rd floor Sky Lobby. Three hundred gold globes that look like they float in the air hover at ceiling level. A glass staircase leads up to a suspended wine loft. And all of it overlooks the Strip.
Mandarin Oriental, 3752 Las Vegas Blvd. S.
4 Bar Masa
When foodies round the world heard that Masa Takayama was opening not one but two outpost in Las Vegas, the first thought was whether it could match his New York restaurants. They do. Then they wondered if it would be affordable. You decide. Bar Masa is one of the best Japanese restaurants in the city with extraordinarily fresh seafood presented in a painstakingly precise manner all housed in a cavernous room that seats more than 400.
Aria, 3730 Las Vegas Blvd. S., 877.230.2742
5 é by José Andrés
The only way you will dine at José Andrés' exclusive é is by making a reservation for one of two seatings up to three months in advance. Even then, the counter where the tasting menu of Spanish avant-garde dishes only seats eight guests. Discover it through a glass door emblazoned with the letter é, when opened reveals a room is dominated by a steel-topped bar. Let the culinary journey begin.
Cosmopolitan, 3708 Las Vegas Blvd. S.