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Get a Taste of Las Vegas        

Desert Rose Resort is perfectly located to “taste your way through Las Vegas.” Within a hunger-pang’s distance of the resort you’ll find a broad range of family- and group-friendly restaurants, themed restaurants, trendy bars and lounges, fine dining and celebrity restaurants in Las Vegas. A sampling of some of your choices:

Family and Group-Friendly Restaurants:

House of Blues at Mandalay Bay – Casual bayou décor, serving southern specialties with a Cajun and Creole seasonings and specialties. Open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner and featuring a Sunday gospel brunch. (Five minute walk from the resort to monorail.)

Rainforest Café at the MGM Grand – Part adventure, part restaurant and wholly entertaining. Diners enter through a 10,000-gallon double archway aquarium and enjoy menu items with a rainforest theme including Primal Steak, Rumble in the Jungle Turkey Pita, and other tasty fare. (Across Tropicana, an easy walk from the resort.)

Bahama Breeze - With its unique combination of Caribbean-inspired food, handcrafted tropical drinks, vibrant atmosphere and people happy to be of service, Bahama Breeze is the restaurant that brings you the feeling of a Caribbean Escape.

GameWorks - GameWorks is your place to play! With an incredible selection of interactive games and attractions, plus great food and drinks, GameWorks is the perfect place for sharing fun times with friends and family.

Cheesecake Factory - The Cheesecake Factory is a unique, upscale casual dining restaurant offering over 200 menu selections including Appetizers, Specialty Salads, Pastas, and Pizzas, as well as great Steaks and Chops, Fresh Fish, Sandwiches and 50 delicious cheesecakes and desserts. 

Themed Dining

Circo at Bellagio - Tuscan cuisine. Open kitchen and lighthearted décor with a menu that veers from lusty appetizers and pastas to rotisserie dishes and beef and seafood entrées. Pastry Chef Jaret Blinn's irresistible desserts have been acclaimed as "Best in Las Vegas" by Las Vegas Life Magazine. (Less than five minutes by taxi. Within easy walking distance of the resort.)

Marrakech on Paradise Road - Moroccan cuisine. Waiters garbed in caftans and slippers serve shrimp scampi, harira soup prepared with lentils, rice, lemon and spices, and Moroccan salads scooped up with wedges of crusty homemade Moroccan bread. Lamb brochettes are served flaming on spears impaled on a pineapple. During the evening, belly dancers encourage guests to perform with them. (Less than five minutes by taxi.)

Benihana - At Benihana the food is not only cooked, it's choreographed. Chefs will have you craving for more as they slice and dice your meal before your eyes. Highly skilled and trained in the art of "eater-tainment" your personal chef will perform as they cook such favorites as steak, chicken, seafood and fresh vegetables in traditional Japanese style on a hibachi table.

Diego's Mexican Cuisine at the MGM Grand - Traditional recipes hand-picked from the Mexican countryside create the foundation for Diego's bold menu. Then he makes them completely his own. Using honest ingredients and modern techniques, he enlivens authentic Mexican dishes with new twists to create new favorites like carne asada or cochinita pibil. You'll find the bright and vibrant restaurant just as exciting as the food.

Pampas Brazilian Grill -Meat, on a sword, at your table...Pampas Brazilian Grille inside the Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood is not your average restaurant in a mall. Pampas serves up something different, not just in the food, but in how they serve it.  Fresh grilled meats are served on a long skewer and brought to your table to be carved tableside. There are 11 different meats making their way around the room, usually three or four at a time.  Their menu includes items ranging from grilled items: frango (chicken), lombo (pork lion), cordiero (lamb), linguica (Brazillian sausage) to their accompanying sides which include: Brazillian rice, feijoda (black bean stew), fried banana, Brazillian cheese bread or Brazillian dumplings.  You can also order up from a wide selection of chilled foods: sun dried tomatoes, imported cheeses, proscuitto, smoked salmon, and a variety of salads.   

Bars and Lounges

Coyote Ugly at New York-New York - Southern-style saloon featuring female bartenders who have elevated pouring drinks to an art form. (Five minute walk from the resort)

Nine Fine Irishmen at New York-New York - Live free. Dine Well. Drink good beer. Inspired by a group of extraordinary Irishmen who led lives of great adventure, this is a pub of epic proportions starring a grand Victorian-style bar, ornate cottage areas, shop-style snugs, and two levels of outdoor patio dining with a spectacular Las Vegas Strip view.

Bar at Times Square™ at New York-New York - It's like the ultimate neighborhood pub, complete with the No. 1-rated dueling piano show in Las Vegas! Feel free to sing along and lose yourself in the jammin' action at The Bar at Times Square™-a cozy big-city hangout.

Rumjungle at Mandalay Bay - Falling walls of water and flaming torches establish the ambiance. Dishes like Jamaican Spiced Chicken are served on flaming skewers, and accompany an impressive menu of tropical cocktails. (Five minute walk from the resort to free monorail)

Hakkasan Las Vegas Restaurant and Nightclub - An exhilarating new concept in dining and entertainment. This unique fusion of incredible cuisine and must-see nightlife spans over 80,000-square-feet across five levels. You can find other Hakkasan experiences in London, Mumbai, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Miami and New York City, but this is undeniably the only restaurant and nightclub of its kind on the Las Vegas Strip.

Shibuya at the MGM Grand - The ultimate for Japanese cuisine and often frequented by celebrities, this stylish and beautifully appointed restaurant presents gourmet Asian fare including sushi, Toro Tartar, Miso Wild Salmon, Kampchi with fresh Yuzu and Black Truffle Oil. (Across Tropicana, an easy walk from the resort). 

Celebrity Chefs

Charlie Palmer’s Steak at Four Seasons Hotel - Celebrity chef Charlie Palmer presents crisp oysters with truffle-scented potato salad, chilled potato and leek soup with Dungeness crab, and superb sirloin carpaccio with shaved Parmigiano Reggiano. A 38-ounce rib steak is prepared for two, porcini ragoût accompanies the pepper-seared hangar steak, and surf-and-turf pairs a six-ounce filet mignon with roasted lobster. (Five minute walk from the resort to monorail.)

Emeril’s New Orleans Fish House at MGM Grand - Seafood combined with the creative imagination of New Orleans’ culinary star, Chef Emeril Lagasse. Unpretentious atmosphere with impeccable service. Reservations highly recommended. (Across Tropicana, an easy walk from the resort.) Desert Rose Resort’s on-site concierge is happy to assist you.

Bobby Flay's Mesa Grill at Caesar's Palace - Bobby Flay brings his passion for bold and innovative Southwestern fare straight to the heart of the region that inspired it at Mesa Grill, Caesars Palace, Las Vegas.


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Please note: The Las Vegas Occupancy Tax rate has been increased by the State of Nevada to 12% as of July 1, 2009. All reservations confirmed prior to the new tax rate having been passed and staying on/after July 1, 2009 will be amended to the new tax rate upon arrival.