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Skylofts at MGM Grand doesn’t call any restaurant its own, but it’s just an elevator ride down to the multiple fine, specialty and casual dining options at the MGM Grand. With everything from upscale French cuisine to a traditional Las Vegas buffet, you’re bound to find whatever you’re in the mood for without leaving the Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star hotel.
The MGM Grand offers three fine dining options, including the Five-Star French restaurant Joël Robuchon. We strongly recommend making a reservation at the restaurant, where the multi-course tasting menu inside the lavish purple dining room is a special culinary experience. There’s also the chef’s more causal L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon, where you can watch the chefs prepare your dinner. The “little workshop” is a great way to sample the chef’s cuisine without spending loads of time and money on the full-course tasting.
Craftsteak, the well-known American steakhouse from celebrity chef and Top Chef judge Tom Colicchio offers dishes with fresh ingredients from small family farms. Menu specialties include Kobe beef, veal, salmon, lobster and farmer’s market vegetables.
If you’re in the mood for great Italian, grab a table at FiAmma Trattoria & Bar and try the popular lobster gnocchi. Diego is the place for tasty Mexican food and variety of tequilas. Pearl (Chinese) and Shibuya (Japanese) will satisfy a taste for Asian, depending on what you’re in the mood for. If you’re looking to visit an Emeril restaurant, Emeril’s New Orleans Fish House offers the seasonal Creole shellfish dishes the chef is famous for. And Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill offers the chef’s casual, California-inspired meals including his famous wood-oven pizza.
For casual dining try the Grand Wok & Sushi Bar for pan-Asian options, or the Rainforest Cafe for a family-friendly dining experience filled with rainforest-themed décor, mist and animatronic animals. And of course, no trip to Las Vegas would be complete without a meal from a great buffet. The MGM Grand Buffet has everything from seafood to charcuterie and a sweet dessert station.
A great place for a delicious sandwich is Tom Colicchio’s gourmet sandwich shop, ’wichcraft. You can also get New-York style pastrami at Stage Deli. Studio Café has good omelets and pastries, and Cabana Grill offers poolside dining. You’re also bound to come across a Starbucks wherever you are for your caffeine fix. And, yes, you’re still within MGM Grand, whew!