15 Best Cosmopolitan Las Vegas Restaurants 2022

The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas is a world-famous resort that sits in the middle of the Las Vegas Strip. It is home to a varied selection of facilities, including three pool areas, a glamorous casino, a wellness complex and extensive shopping experience.

In the two high-rise towers, known as the Boulevard and Chelsea, you will find some of the best entertainment, shopping and dining experiences. Admire sweeping views across The Strip as you dine in some of America’s best restaurants.

Since 2010, The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas has been home to some of the finest restaurants in Las Vegas. A roster of celebrity names including, José Andrés, David Chang and Costas Spiliadis, have brought their culinary delights to the Nevada city.

Cosmopolitan Las Vegas Restaurants

Here are the 15 best restaurants located at the Cosmopolitan Las Vegas that we recommend you try out.

Wicked Spoon Buffet

Wicked Spoon Buffet

Las Vegas is known for their breakfast buffets, but Wicked Spoon is one of the best. They have updated the buffet experience with small, single-serving meals that will cater to everyone in the family. The only downside is that this restaurant does not open for dinner.

Wicked Spoon’s high end culinary selections extend well beyond the basics. Their menu rotates seasonally, using fresh and high quality products. Their famous breakfast menu includes omelets made to order, scrambled eggs, benedict, and breakfast pizza. Not a fan of the warm breakfast? Their cold bar also serves fruit, yogurt, oatmeal and more.

The lunch menu at Wicked Spoon includes much of the breakfast options alongside a grill station, Asian station, International station and a huge range of deserts. This means you can grab everything from dim sum and sushi to tacos and gyros.

Upgrade your dining experience with bottomless beverages including mimosas and Bloody Marys or you can order from a selection of wines, beers, and signature cocktails like the Wicked Southern Mule.

  • Location: Level 2 The Chelsea Tower
  • Breakfast Hours: Monday – Friday from 8 am – 11 am
  • Lunch Hours: Monday – Friday from 11 am – 3 pm
  • Brunch Hours: Saturday & Sunday from 9 am – 4 pm
  • Price Range: $$
  • Cuisine: Brunch
  • Atmosphere: Upmarket buffet
  • Specialties: Bottomless beverages

Related Read: Best Buffets in Las Vegas: Hours, Prices

Jaleo

Jaleo
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Culinary mastermind José Andrés and his ThinkFoodGroup bring the authentic flavor of Spanish tapas to Las Vegas. The bar allows you to enjoy a bird’s eye view of the cooking of these small plates. Jaleo is known for being one of the first specialized paella kitchens in the USA.

Inside it is bright and vibrant and the low banquets make it feel like an open and friendly space. Known for their authentic Paella, they have daisy specials with unique flavor combinations and speciality meats. This is a fantastic place to come with a group of friends, as an entire pan of Paella can serve 8.

For an exclusive luxury experience at Jaleo, guests can reserve a seat at é, a dining experience inside Jaleo. With only two seatings a night of nine chairs on the exclusive chef’s table, this restaurant serves avant-garde dishes in a tasting menu is aimed to push culinary border.

  • Location: Level 3
  • Opening Hours: Sun – Thurs 5pm – 10pm, Fri & Sat 5pm-11pm
  • Price Range: $$$
  • Cuisine: Spanish
  • Atmosphere: Friendly
  • Savings: Vino Wednesday for half price wine bottles and happy hour Tues – Sun 5 – 7PM
  • Specialties: Paella

Momofuku

Momofuku
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Drawing influence from all over the world, including the United States, Korea and Japan. Founded by celebrity 2 star Michelin chef David Chang in 2016, the chef has been credited with the rise of contemporary Asian-American cuisine. Momofuku, which started life as a New York cult favorite, has a modern Asian-themed restaurant that serves up whimsical versions of age-old dishes.

Momofuku made the transcontinental jump when it opened its first western restaurant in The Cosmopolitan in late 2016. Some of our favorites include fried chicken and caviar and spicy cod hot pot.

Next door to Momofuku, a lounge area called Peach Bar, offers ramen and small plates, as well as wine specials after midnight. Decor inside Momofuku is minimalist and contemporary and includes a mural by artist David Choe depicting Chang’s dogs and his own. We recommend booking in advance as this is a very popular spot that can get very busy.

  • Location: Level 2, Boulevard Tower
  • Opening Hours: Lunch: Daily 11am – 3pm, Dinner: Sun – Thurs 5pm – 10pm Fri & Sat 5pm – 11pm
  • Price Range: $$$
  • Cuisine: Asian
  • Atmosphere: Group friendly
  • Specialties: Buns and sharing meal

The Henry

The Henry
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The Henry has an old-school vibe with a classic American menu and hand-shaken cocktails. The restaurant served breakfast, lunch, dinner, but is especially popular as a late night dining spot.

The Henry’s signature dishes include a short rib eggs Benedict, served on potato cakes and salmon served with a lemon beurre blanc. For breakfast, try their egg dishes or their Irish oats. If you want something more decadent, their cinnamon roll French toast is famous.

Lunch and dinner options include comfort foods like deep-fried macaroni and beer cheese, a build-your-own-burger menu and chicken pot pie. There is also a range of tasty milkshakes that will take you back to your childhood.

  • Location: Level 1, Boulevard Tower
  • Opening Hours: Mon – Wed | 10pm – 2pm, Thurs – Sun 11pm – 2pm
  • Price Range: $$
  • Cuisine: American
  • Atmosphere: Casual
  • Specialties: Signature Short Rib Benedict and Henry’s Big Brioche French Toast

Scarpetta

Scarpetta
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You find Scarpetta in the back corner of the third floor in The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. Enjoy modern and elegant Italian food that still maintains its rustic roots. Scarpetta allows you to enjoy views over the Bellagio fountain as you enjoy the best Italian food in the city.

The Italian expression, “fare la scarpetta” is used to describe the gesture of taking the little boot-shaped piece of bread to soak up the remaining sauce left in the pot. The restaurant’s name is very much like their philosophy for savoring a homemade meal.

Scarpetta use their seasonal ingredients to create bold flavors. Their signature pastas are made daily in-house, with their spaghetti tomato and basil a masterclass in the simplicity of good Italian food. The interior design of the restaurant also mimics the elegantly chic, yet minimal food.

  • Location: Level 3, Boulevard Tower
  • Opening Hours: Sun – Thurs 5:30pm – 10pm, Fri & Sat 5:30pm – 11PM
  • Price Range: $$$
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Savings: Fri – Wed 5:30pm – 7pm
  • Atmosphere: Elegant chic
  • Specialities: Spaghetti, Veal chop “Parmigiano” and Salted caramel budino

zuma

zuma
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zuma is the Vegas home to quality modern Japanese cuisine and award-winning cocktails. Inspired by the informal izakaya dining style, the Rainer Becker restaurant features a modern Japanese menu that is authentic but not boringly traditional. zuma is a minimalist and organic escape away from the bright Vegas lights.

zuma’s world class menu features a range of tasty dishes from its three kitchens—the main kitchen, the sushi counter and the robata grill. Authentic to the izakaya experience, guests are offered dishes made to be shared and brought to the table continuously throughout the meal.

The menu at zuma offers a broad range of elegantly presented dishes. Although it resembles a traditional Japanese menu, many of the flavors are much bolder and more creative.

  • Location: Level 3, Boulevard Tower
  • Opening Hours: Dinner: Sun, Tues, Wed & Thurs 5:30pm – 10:30pm, Fri & Sat 5pm – 10:30pm
  • Price Range: $$$$
  • Cuisine: Japanese
  • Savings: Cocktail menu Fri – Sun 5:30pm – 7pm
  • Atmosphere: Elegant and upmarket
  • Specialties: Sushi

Also Read: 16 Best All You Can Eat Sushi in Las Vegas

Beauty & Essex

Beauty & Essex
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Hidden behind a pawn shop storefront, Beauty & Essex is a jewel of a hidden restaurant. As you walk through this lavish pawn shop, you will find a stunning restaurant split into several jewelry box rooms. With over 230 seats for dining, the restaurant is themed about pearls and gemstones so you will feel like you’re eating in an exquisite antique jewelry box.

A partnership between TAO Group and acclaimed chef Santos, Beauty & Essex offers unique sharing plates and updates on classic cocktails. The menu serves up comfort classics with a modern twist like grilled cheese smoked bacon & tomato soup dumplings, chicken meatballs and 40-day dry-aged tomahawk ribeye.

To enjoy an evening at Beauty & Essex, we encourage you to make reservations up to 30 days in advance because it’s such a popular spot. For parties of 6 guests or more, you will need to offer your credit card details secure the reservation.

  • Location: Level 3, Boulevard Tower
  • Opening Hours: Daily 5pm – 10:30pm
  • Price Range: $$$
  • Cuisine: Update on comfort food
  • Atmosphere: Smoky speakeasy
  • Specialties: Grilled Cheese Dumplings, Tuna Poke Wonton Tacos and Thai Style Deep-Fried Shrimp

China Pobano

China Pobano
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China Poblano from José Andrés combines the flavors of Mexico and China to create a unique restaurant experience that mixes both authentic international dishes and inspired new favorites. Celebrate two cultures side by side without any cliché fusion dishes.

Open for lunch, dinner, and takeout, China Poblano’s menu offers Chinese noodles, siu mai and traditional soups, served alongside tacos, guacamole, and ceviche. Unusually, there is no fusion dishes, the two cultures instead live side by side in harmony.

This restaurant is bright and welcoming, a step away from many of the upmarket and theatrical venues located around the Las Vegas area. Considering the quality of the food on offer, the prices are low and the menu fantastic value for money.

  • Location: Level 2, Boulevard Tower
  • Opening Hours: Sun – Thurs 11am – 10pm, Fri & Sat 11am – 10:30pm
  • Price Range: $$
  • Cuisine: Chinese & Mexican
  • Atmosphere: Bright and lively
  • Savings: Cocktail hour Sun – Thurs 5pm- 6pm
  • Specialties: Taco de Carnitas, Mango Sticky Rice and Dan Dan Mian

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Blue Ribbon

Blue Ribbon
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Blue Ribbon is the brainchild of chefs and restaurateurs, Bruce and Eric Bromberg. Their goal was to bring their vision of quality American cuisine to Las Vegas, celebrating the melting pot of different cultures found in this country.

Blue Ribbon is built on an idea that started 25 years ago with two brothers and one small restaurant in New York, which grew into a beloved city staple. The duo is known for introducing signature items such as oysters on the half shell, beef marrow and fried chicken to the forefront of the national culinary scene in the 1990s. Their Vegas menu has been heavily inspired by the favorites from their SoHo location.

A popular late-night location, favorites include Marrow & Oxtail Marmalade, Pu Platter; and Pan Roasted Skate with Crispy Potatoes, Shrimp and Bacon. They also have a raw bar that includes shellfish, oyster, crab and lobster.

  • Location: Level 3, Boulevard Tower
  • Opening Hours: Sun – Thurs 5pm – 10om, Fri & Sat 5pm – 11pm
  • Price Range: $$$
  • Cuisine: American
  • Atmosphere: Friendly
  • Savings: Cocktail Hour Sun- Thur 5pm-7pm
  • Specialties: Fried Chicken, Beef Marrow & Oxtail Marmalade

Hattie B’s Hot Chicken

Hattie B's Hot Chicken
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Hattie B’s Hot Chicken emphasizes on true Southern hospitality and authentic flavors. This Nashville family-owned company serves hot chicken, Southern sides and local brews in a more casual dining experience.

Known for being home to the best fried chicken on The Strip, this dish is bathed in hot melted spice and served in a variety of heat levels. The truly adventurous should try the Shut the Cluck Up spices, which are so hot they come with their own warning.

Hattie B’s also serves more modern comfort dishes, including pimento mac and cheese, Southern greens, and delicious banana pudding. Their chicken dishes also come in the former of tenders or a sandwich.

  • Location: Level 2, Boulevard Tower
  • Opening Hours: Mon – Thurs 11am – 10pm, Fri 11am – Midnight, Sat 10:30am – Midnight, Sun 10:30am- 10pm
  • Price Range: $$
  • Cuisine: Southern
  • Atmosphere: Homely & Casual
  • Specialties: Fried Chicken

STK Steakhouse

STK Steakhouse
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STK is a fine dining steakhouse that aims to take the stuffiness out of good food. STK features a bustling bar scene, a sexy menu, and a relaxed dining atmosphere with a raunchy vibe created by the in-house DJ. It is often described as a Vegas nightclub that just happens to serve world class food.

The inside of STK feels modern but relaxed, making it a celebrity hotspot. STK has something to please every carnivore from their 6oz filet to a larger than life 34oz bone-in ribeye. There is also a raw bar and decent salad menu, if you want something a little lighter.

STK isn’t just known for its fantastic food, they also have an excellent beverage menu, which keeps your wellness in mind. Their world-class mixologists always use fresh ingredients to deliver a range of guilt-free cocktails.

STK is more suited to those looking for a party atmosphere instead of wanting an intimately romantic meal. Inside, this restaurant feels dark and seductive, with curvy leather banquettes, glossy black finishes, and gold touches.

  • Location: Level 3, Boulevard Tower
  • Opening Hours: Mon – Thurs 4pm – 11pm, Fri 3pm – Midnight, Sat & Sun 11am – Midnight Brunch: Sat & Sun 9am – 3pm
  • Price Range: $$$$
  • Cuisine: Steak
  • Atmosphere: Party
  • Specialties: Steak

Also Read: 8 Best Cheap Steakhouses in Las Vegas

Red Plate

Red Plate
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Red Plate offers authentic Chinese and Cantonese flavors with a modern, elevated twist. The aim of Red Plate is to offer an alternative to Asian food that comes with paper take-our cartons and stale dishes found at buffets.

Their menu uses high end ingredients like dried scallop, sea cucumber and abalone. Executive chef Yip Cheung, who comes from the hotel’s high-limit Talon Club, take traditional Chinese ingredients, and brings them to the next level.

Foie gras, black truffle and Iberico Pork are added to traditional fare alongside more classic items like wonton noodle soup, egg congee and seafood plucked straight from the tank and thrown in the wok. If you’re in Vegas around Lunar New Year, this is a must visit.

  • Location: Level 3, Boulevard Tower
  • Opening Hours: Thurs – Sun 5:30pm – 10pm
  • Price Range: $$$$
  • Cuisine: Chinese
  • Atmosphere: Fine dining
  • Specialties: Chinese hot pots and handmade dims sums

Eggslut

Eggslut at The Cosmopolitan
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Eggslut is a chef-driven, gourmet food experience created in 2011 by Alvin Cailan. The menu concentrates on egg-based food that is the perfect blend of innovation and comfort. They want to offer more than a meal, they want it to be an experience.

Eggslut is hard to miss, with a large egg-shaped sign that beckons you from the escalator. There is minimal seating and you have to order your egg-themed food at the counter. It will be handed to you in a brown bag so you can either take it away or grab a tall-back chair at the side of the restaurant.

Eggslut is a popular breakfast spot, but it also fills out throughout the day for people looking to cure their hangover. The menu specializes in bacon, cheese and egg sandwiches, focusing on premium ingredients and modern techniques.

  • Location:  Level 2, Boulevard Tower
  • Opening Hours: Mon – Fri 7am – 2pm, Sat & Sun 7am – 3pm
  • Price Range: $
  • Cuisine: Breakfast
  • Atmosphere:  Casual
  • Specialties:  Fairfax Sandwich and Gaucho Sandwich

Secret Pizza

Secret Pizza Location
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Hidden on the third floor of The Cosmopolitan is Secret Pizza, a New York style pizza place. It has no signage on the wall, so we recommend following the record-lined hallway in between Blue Ribbon and Jaleo until you find the tiny spot.

There are minimal seats, mostly standing room and a walk-up counter. They offer basic but well-executed pizza slices. It should only take 15-minutes to get your order, but enjoy using the pinball machines as you wait.  Be warned, this secret place is not so secret so queues can get very long!

You can eat your slice at the high-top counter and if you’re lucky be able to grab a stool. They stick to a classic menu of well loved flavors, with seasonings like oregano, cherry pepper and parmesan cheese.

  • Location:  Level 3, Boulevard Tower
  • Opening Hours: After 11 am
  • Price Range: $
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Atmosphere:  Casual
  • Specialties:   Pepperoni Pizza

Holsteins

Holsteins
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Holsteins Shakes and Buns at The Cosmopolitan is known for serving the best burgers on the strip. Their menu is filled with a range of deliciously crafted burgers, twists on traditional American snacks and a variety of sharing plate.

This is a great spot to spend an evening with friends as they offer a wide selection of craft and draft beers, and an impressive list of signature Bam-Boozled, creative alcohol-infused milkshake. Not only are their shakes tasty, they are also Instagram worthy.

There is an unfussy downtown atmosphere to Holstein with leather tufted boots, accent chairs and the walls are filled with fun pop art. Holsteins Shakes and Buns has an energetic and fun atmosphere for large groups with customized menus to fit every need.

  • Location: Level 2, Boulevard Tower
  • Opening Hours: Daily 11am – 10pm
  • Price Range: $$
  • Cuisine: Burger
  • Atmosphere: Casual
  • Savings: Daily 3pm- 6pm
  • Specialties: Gold Standard Burger, Grilled Mezcal Margarita

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Cosmopolitan Las Vegas Restaurants: FAQs

Can I eat in The Cosmopolitan if I am not a guest?

Yes, The Cosmopolitan welcomes people who are not staying at the hotel and those staying at other hotels in Las Vegas. While you access the restaurants and the casinos without being a hotel guest. You can’t go out to the pool area without proving to be a guest staying at The Cosmopolitan.

Is there a dress code when going to restaurants inside The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas?

There are two different types of dining in Vegas: casual and fine dining, and they both come with their own dress code.

During the day, most people will dress casually or business casual. You will be able to walk off the strip and enjoy brunch or lunch without needing to change. Business casual is shirts, trousers, dresses, smart shoes and heels.

For fine dining establishment, you’ll have to dress up for the occasion. Most of the upper class, fine dining restaurants in the Cosmopolitan Las Vegas have a dress code of some sort. We recommend avoiding t-shirts without a jacket, jeans and trainers if you’re heading to one of the fancier establishments.

If you’re unsure about the dress code, either check out the website or call ahead to be sure you’ll be dressed suitably for the occasion.

Related Read: What to Wear in Vegas Daytime: Vegas Outfit Ideas

Should I tip at restaurants in The Cosmopolitan?

Yes, it is considered very rude to not tip when visiting restaurants in Las Vegas. For good service at any restaurant in Las Vegas, a 15 percent to 20 percent tip is the recommended standard. However, if you receive a low quality service, you can tip a little bit lower. Not leaving a tip at all is considered in very poor taste at a restaurant. If you’re ordering from the bar, the bartender will also expect a similar tip.

How many restaurants are there in The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas?

Currently, there is 25 restaurants. This number is always changing, as establishments come and go. So, no matter your tastes, you will find something that appeal. From upbeat burger joints to fine dining steakhouses, we will have something for you.

Do I need to make a reservation at The Cosmopolitan Las Vegas?

If you want to ensure you get a seat, yes, we recommend reserving a table. Some restaurants are more popular than others, the popular spots are booked up months in advance, so it’s vital you get your name down in good time. You also need to book if you’re with a group of people, otherwise you may not be able to get a table. Reservations can easily be made on the Cosmopolitan website.

Are drinks free at The Cosmopolitan Las Vegas?

This service is only available to customers gambling downstairs in the casino. Restaurants do not have the same free drinks policy.

Is Rose.Rabbit.Lie still open?

You may have heard about the daring culinary delights of Rose.Rabbit.Lie. Sadly, this supper club closed in March 2021, originally opening as an extension to Vegas Nocturne, the Spiegelworld show that closed in 2014, with entertainers from the show performing throughout the venue. Thankfully, there are lots of other fantastic dining choices to enjoy at The Cosmopolitan that are still open.

Whether you want a place to eat with the family or a location with killer cocktails with friends, the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas offers a great place to eat and drink, no matter the occasion or your personal tastes. From Chinese to Mexican and American to Italian, the Cosmopolitan caters to all cuisines and preferences.

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