15 Best Cosmopolitan Las Vegas Restaurants 2024

The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas offers a diverse dining experience with over 20 world-class restaurants, featuring cuisines from around the globe such as Italian, Mediterranean, Mexican, Chinese, modern Japanese, and classic American dishes.

Among the standout dining options at the Cosmopolitan is Zuma, offering modern Japanese cuisine and renowned cocktails; the Wicked Spoon buffet, acclaimed for its high-end dishes; and STK Steakhouse, celebrated for its innovative steak offerings.

Here, we will look at the top restaurants to visit at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas today. This roaster will include restaurants helmed by celebrity and renowned chefs including, José Andrés, David Chang, and Costas Spiliadis.

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 its breakfast buffets, and 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 buffet does not open for dinner, only brunch.

Wicked Spoon’s high-end culinary selections extend well beyond the basics. Their menu rotates seasonally, using fresh and high-quality ingredients. 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 includes many breakfast options alongside a grill station, Asian station, International station, and a huge range of desserts. This means you can grab everything from dim sum and sushi to tacos and gyros.

Pricing for the buffet is $47/adult Monday to Friday and $54/adult Saturday to Sunday.

For an additional $25/person, you can upgrade your dining experience with bottomless beverages including mimosas, champagne, 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


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Culinary mastermind José Andrés and the José Andrés Group bring the authentic flavor of Spanish tapas to Las Vegas. Jaleo was first opened in Washington, D.C., where it became very successful, known to date as one of the first promising tapas restaurants in the country.

Part of the success comes from the famous celebrity Chef José Andrés. He is a James Beard Foundation award-winning chef and is considered one of the 100 Most Influential People by Time Magazine.

As a pioneer of Spanish tapas in the United States, José continues his streak with Jaleo in Las Vegas bringing the desert authentic Spanish flavors.

Inside is a bright vibrant and the low banquets make it feel like an open and friendly space. There is also a bar section that offers a bird’s eye view of the cooking in the kitchen.

Jaleo is also known for its authentic paella, in fact, it is one of the first specialized paella kitchens in the U.S. They have daisy specials with unique flavor combinations and specialty meats. This is a fantastic place to come with a group of friends, as an entire pan of Paella can serve 8.

A must-try is the $125/person Chef’s Tasting Menu ‘José’s Way’ that introduces guests to José’s favorite selection of tapas. Pair it up with a selection of Spanish wines for an extra $50.

For an exclusive luxury experience, guests can reserve a seat at é by Jose Andres, a dining experience adjacent to Jaleo’s bar and paella grill. E by José Andrés offers a tasting menu of Spanish avant-garde dishes and is only open for two sittings, Tues – Sat at 5:30 pm and 8:30 pm.

  • Location: Level 3, Boulevard Tower
  • Opening Hours: Sun – Thurs 5pm – 10pm, Fri & Sat 5pm-11pm
  • Price Range: $$$
  • Cuisine: Spanish
  • Atmosphere: Friendly
  • Savings: Sangria Hour | Sun – Thurs from 5 pm to 7 pm
  • Specialties: Paella


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Drawing influence from all over the world, including the United States, Korea, and Japan. Founded by celebrity and Two-Michelin-Star 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 a spicy cod hot pot.

Next door to Momofuku is a lounge area called Peach Bar that offers ramen and small plates, as well as wine specials after midnight. The décor is minimalist and contemporary and includes a mural by artist David Choe depicting Chang’s dogs and his own.

Visit the Peach Bar during the cocktail hour, Wednesday to Monday between 5 pm and 7 pm. Exclusive offerings include $8 fried chicken buns and $8 Toki Highball cocktails with Suntory toki whisky, soda, and lemon.

  • 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 innovative cocktails. The restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, but is especially popular as a late-night dining spot, open from 10/11 pm to 2 pm the next day.

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


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You will find Scarpetta at 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 features picturesque views of the Bellagio fountain which acts as a backdrop to the deliciously presented dishes.

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 uses its seasonal ingredients to create bold flavors. Their signature pasta is 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, Nutella Bombolini


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Zuma serves 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 separate from the bustle of the Strip.

Zuma’s upscale 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.

Visit the bar during cocktail hour, Sunday through Thursday 4:45pm – 7pm. Feast on an $11 crispy fried calamari or tuna tataki, sake glazed chicken wings, prawn tempura roll, or the spicy yellowtail roll. Discounts on cocktails include $11 raspberry martinis, lychee, and rose petal martinis.

  • 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 the 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 with pearls and gemstones, making you 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 dumplings with smoked bacon & tomato soup, Thai-style deep-fried shrimp, and tuna poke wonton tacos.

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 to 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.

For the best experience, go for the Chef’s Experience Menu, $55 per person, that combines chips & salsa, cold cucumbers, chicken siu mai, carnitas tacos, veggies, churros, and 20 vegetable fried rice.

This restaurant is bright and welcoming, a step away from many of the upmarket and theatrical venues located around the Las Vegas Strip. Considering the quality of the food on offer, the prices are fair and the menu is 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, founded by chefs and restaurateurs Bruce and Eric Bromberg, was born from the vision to introduce high-quality American cuisine to Las Vegas while celebrating the melting pot of different cultures found in the country.

Blue Ribbon originated 25 years ago in New York City with two brothers and a small restaurant, quickly becoming a beloved local favorite.

Renowned for pioneering signature dishes like oysters on the half shell, beef marrow, and fried chicken, the duo catapulted these culinary creations to national acclaim in the 1990s. Drawing inspiration from their iconic SoHo location, their Las Vegas menu features a selection of popular dishes.

Blue Ribbon Las Vegas serves up favorites such as Marrow & Oxtail Marmalade and Pu Platter, along with tantalizing options like Pan Roasted Skate with Crispy Potatoes, Shrimp, and Bacon. Their raw bar showcases an array of shellfish, oysters, crab, and lobster.

Visit Sunday through Thursday, 5-7pm, for the Cocktail Hour. Offerings range from $7 beers to $18 steak tartare, and $8 desserts.

  • 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 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.

Famed for serving the finest fried chicken on the Strip, Hattie B’s offers chicken bathed in spicy melted goodness and available in various heat levels. For the daring, the “Shut the Cluck Up” option is a must-try, boasting such intense heat that it comes with its own warning.

Hattie B’s also serves more modern comfort dishes, including pimento mac and cheese, Southern greens, and delicious banana pudding. Try their chicken renditions from chicken tenders to chicken sandwiches.

  • 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 steaks.

The inside of STK feels modern but relaxed, making it a celebrity hotspot. There is 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 a 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.

It is suited more to those looking for a party atmosphere instead of an intimate affair. While inside, the restaurant feels dark and seductive, with curvy leather banquettes, glossy black finishes, and gold touches.

Pop in at the bar & bistro for the Happy Hour, 3 – 6 pm, any day of the week. The offerings include 7 items, each for $7 only, available 7 days a week. This ranges from grilled chimi fillet to the beef tartare, salmon slider, miso-glazed Chilean seabass, and the scallop & avocado ceviche.

Happy Hour also serves $11 specialty cocktails, $10 Justin Cabernet, and $10 Whispering Angel Rose.

  • 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 is a warmly lit and intimate upscale restaurant that serves authentic Chinese and Cantonese dishes. Its stylish décor with gold and red accents makes it a great choice for group dining and intimate celebrations.

The culinary vision is led by Chef Yip Cheung, a renowned expert in multi-regional Chinese cuisine. His dishes are made from high-end ingredients and prepared using traditional methods with a dash of modern inspiration. 

Menu highlights range from the Alaskan king crab to the King crab spring roll, stir-fried lobster, and whole Peking duck.

If you’re in Vegas during Lunar New Year, make sure to visit Red Plate! It’s brimming with lively atmosphere, festive celebration, and joyful cheer.

  • 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 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 foods, a perfect blend of innovation and comfort. They offer more than a meal, they offer an experience.

Eggslut is hard to miss, with a large yellow 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 to-go or grab a tall-back chair at the side of the restaurant.

The menu specializes in bacon, cheese, and egg sandwiches, focusing on premium ingredients and modern techniques. Try their popular signature “Slut” dish consisting of a cage-free coddled egg atop house-made potato purée, topped with gray salt and chives. It is typically served with slices of baguette.

  • 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 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!

Enjoy your slice at the high-top counter or, if you’re fortunate, snag a stool. They adhere to a timeless menu featuring beloved flavors enhanced 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


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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 plates.

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 signatures 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, and 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.

If the service quality is subpar, it’s acceptable to tip slightly less. However, completely omitting a tip is generally regarded as highly impolite in a restaurant setting. Similarly, when ordering from the bar, bartenders also anticipate a customary tip.

How Many Restaurants Are There in The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas?

Currently, there are 20 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.


Whether you’re looking for a family-friendly dining spot or a place to enjoy killer cocktails with friends, the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas offers a wide range of dining and drinking options to suit every occasion and palate.

From Chinese to Mexican, and American to Japanese, the Cosmopolitan caters to diverse cuisines and personal preferences.