Six Swanky Sin City Brunches You Have To Try This Weekend

Brunch is a major institution in Las Vegas paled only by quickie weddings and sunny days. It’s not only the perfect cure following a late night out on the town, but it’s also a great way to fuel up for another fun-filled day. Just about every restaurant in Sin City offers a bomb weekend brunch, from basic to bougie. Here are six swanky Sin City brunches to add to your weekend to-do list.

Bardot Brasserie

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Not sure where to go for brunch? Here are six little words to help sweeten your big decision: Three-inch-tall Brioche French Toast. This iconic dish from Celebrity Chef Michael Mina is among the sumptuous menu items at Bardot Brasserie. The Parisian restaurant on the second level promenade at Aria Resort & Casino will add some je ne sais quoi to your step with sweet and savory dishes including the Escargots Bardot, Foie Gras Parfait, Short Rib Bourgignon Croissant Benedict and Maine Lobster Scramble.

Choose from red and white wine, cocktails and draft beer, or fill your glass with bubbles from the Champagne Cart, including French Champagnes like Dom Pérignon, Ruinart Blanc De Blancs and Veuve Clicquot Rosé. The weekend brunch takes place Saturday and Sunday from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.


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Elegance is the keyword during brunch at American-style restaurant Tableau. Located at Wynn Las Vegas near the private Wynn Tower Suites elevators, the restaurant serves market-fresh meals with garden and pool views and also offers outdoor poolside seating.

Chef Rene Lenger‘s menu changes seasonally, but expect to find delicious dishes including the Nautica Benedict with smoked salmon, the Filet Benedict with blue crab and Strawberry Blintz Buttermilk Pancakes. Healthier eaters will enjoy a selection of light fare and fresh smoothies or juice. Brunch is served Saturdays and Sundays from 7 a.m. until 2:30 p.m.


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Light and delicious with impeccable views of the iconic Fountains of Bellagio, Lago from James Beard Award-winning Chef Julian Serrano serves a three-course feast of brunch favorites with an Italian twist on Sundays from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Choices include Duck and Polenta, Crudo Di Tonno, Quail Eggs and Smoked Salmon, Ratatouille Bruschetta, Eggplant Parmesan Benedict, Baked Calzone and Pollo and Avocado. There’s also a pastry basket, served family style, and a decadent dessert display. Since this Bellagio Resort & Casino brunch is a rare affair, offered only one day a week, reservations are recommended.

Overlook Grill

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Only open during pool season, from March to October, Overlook Grill at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas makes casual fare cool and serves it up with views of the world-famous Las Vegas Strip. Located adjacent to Boulevard Pool, the chic brunch menu offers uniquely curated brunch selections including Croque Madame, Spicy Blue Crab Lettuce Wraps and Traditional Eggs Benedict.

Cozy up to your friends with shareable plates like the Tableside Guacamole or the Cilantro and Jalapeno Hummus and Bottomless Mimosas, or scrap that completely and you do you with Eggs Your Way, Fat Elvis French Toast and a signature Obnoxious Bloody Mary. Overlook Grill is open Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Friday through Sunday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Brunch selections are available all day.

Andiron Steak & Sea

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Head to the suburbs of Las Vegas to experience the finer side of brunch at Andiron Steak & Sea. Located in Downtown Summerlin, this contemporary neighborhood steakhouse from Las Vegas restaurateur Elizabeth Blau and chef Kim Canteenwalla, offers a sophisticated take on classic dishes like Lobster Roll, Grown-Up Grilled Cheese, Shrimp and Grits, Banana Fosters French Toast, Smoked Salmon Toast and Oysters served by the half-dozen or the full dozen. There’s also a fully-stocked Bloody Mary bar, which is like a full brunch in and of itself. Brunch is served Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.


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Emmy Award-winning celebrity chef Giada De Laurentiis is celebrating the 4th anniversary of her signature Las Vegas restaurant, Giada, in style. The elegant Italian restaurant, located at the The Cromwell, has both a brunch menu and a brunch tasting menu, as well as a DJ on Saturdays, a brownie cart for customizable brownies and Limitless La Marca Mimosas.

The brunch tasting menu includes pastries, an antipasti platter, romaine salad and choice of Giada’s Burger, Salmon Cake Benedict or Ricotta Cavatelli, as well as a choice of dessert. The general brunch menu adds even more variety with a la carte choices including Chia Seed Greek Yogurt Parfait, Strawberry Polenta Waffle and Lobster Hash. Weekend brunch is offered Friday through Sunday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Magnifico!