Dishes In Chinatown you must try
Choosing just 8 dishes in Chinatown Vegas is difficult, there are just so many. Certain Chinatown restaurants specialize in just one or two dishes, so making a decision, especially if you are here visiting for just a few days, can be difficult.
So our staff listed their favorite dishes and foods to try at all price points and listed them.
If this is your first time visiting Las Vegas Chinatown, there are a few things that you should know.
Las Vegas Chinatown is amazing. You can spend years there and still not see it all. The strip on and around Spring Mountain Rd, from Valley View Blvd to Jones Blvd and the surrounding area has really grown and offers various dishes from mouth-watering duck to sophisticated, high-end sushi with traditional Japanese omotenashi service.
So eat with your eyes first and enjoy the list of the 8 Chinatown dishes you must try in Chinatown Las Vegas.
Not to be missed dishes in Chinatown:
Yui Edomae is for the true sushi purist. Most critics agree, what Gen Mizoguchi is doing in Chinatown Vegas would rank his restaurant in the top 5 in any city from anywhere in the western world. Priced higher than your average sushi joint, but you will need to fly to Tokyo to the top or often even rival it.
Omakase meals at $120, $160 & $220. Nigiri course $68 per person.
2) Chubby Cattle
Dorper Lamb Hotpot
You will only need to decide between one of the delicious broths to dunk and cook what may be the best-tasting lamb in North America. Chubby Cattle open pasture raises their own breed of Dorper sheep on their farm in Texas. The results are milder, tastier, less-gamey lamb, that melts in your mouth. The inner Mongolian hotpot is the ancestor of all hotspots.
Roasted Duck Red Curry
The Japanese-style Red Curry Roasted duck at Lamoon is served with Lychee and grapes added for a bit of sweetness. It’s a delicious combination.
5) Nakamura Ya
Uni Tomato Cream Pasta
Trattoria Nakamura Ya is NOT a Japanese-Italian fusion restaurant. It is like a typical Italian restaurant that you would find in Tokyo
6) District 1
Live Lobster Pho
7) ShangHai Taste
Crab-Yolk Xiao Long Bao
Las Vegas Weekly Magazine chose ShangHai Taste’s crab-yolk Xiao Long Bao, as one of the most memorable Las Vegas meals of 2020. “One bite of these decadent, meaty pork and crab soup dumplings, and you’ll be hooked for life,” wrote Leslie Ventura. See them being made by hand from scratch from tall kitchen windows
8) Chengdu Taste
Tan Tan Noodles
These are the best Tan Tan ( Dan Dan) Noodles in all of Las Vegas, not just Chinatown. Don’t miss this
Asian cuisine is a diverse and flavorful culinary tradition that encompasses a wide range of dishes from various regions of Asia, including China, Japan, Korea, Thailand, and Vietnam. Asian cuisine is known for its bold flavors, use of fresh ingredients, and emphasis on balance and harmony in food.
Chinatown in Las Vegas is a hub for authentic Asian cuisine, offering a variety of dishes from Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Thai, and Vietnamese cuisines. Visitors can find everything from traditional dim sum and hot pot to Korean barbecue and sushi.
Some of the most popular dishes in Chinatown include Chinese-style roast duck, Taiwanese beef noodle soup, Korean fried chicken, Thai green curry, and Vietnamese pho. The area is also known for its bubble tea shops, which serve a variety of sweet and refreshing tea-based drinks with chewy tapioca pearls.
In addition to traditional Asian cuisine, Chinatown in Las Vegas also offers a variety of fusion restaurants that blend different culinary traditions to create unique and delicious dishes.
Overall, the food scene in Chinatown of Las Vegas is diverse and offers something for every taste and preference. It’s a great destination for anyone looking to explore the flavors of Asia and experience authentic Asian cuisine.
Hungry yet? Get on down to the #BestChinatown !