The long wait is almost over. The 67-story, 3,644-room Fontainebleau Las Vegas, first constructed in 2007, is expected to open for the first time on December 13, 2023 (pending regulatory approvals). When that happens, the luxury resort will bring a variety of exciting venues — including 36 restaurants and bars — to the Las Vegas Strip. The restaurants will begin opening in December and continue throughout 2024.
The dining lineup will feature new versions of existing hotspots as well as several original concepts. Award-winning chefs and restaurateurs coming to Fontainebleau include: Gabriela Camara, Masa Ito, Kevin Kim, Alan Yao, Evan Funke, David Grutman, David Rudulitz, and Josh Capon. There will also be a few upscale poolside bars, casual dining options, cafes, and of course the food court. Here’s everything you need to know about eating and drinking at the newest resort on the Las Vegas Strip.
Hakkasan and Wagamama founder Alan Yau creates a tantalizing menu of eclectic Chinese dishes at his Chyna Club restaurant. Expect a lively and lively atmosphere at the brand-new restaurant, with Cantonese-style cuisine and a relaxed, lively space. The restaurant will seat 131 people and will feature a 16-seat private dining room and an intimate bar.
Evan Funke’s popular Los Angeles restaurant Mother Wolf is making its way to Las Vegas. The Italian restaurant is known for its wood-fired, thin-wafer pizzas, seasonal antipasti plates, and handmade pastas. A traditionalist in his cooking style, Funke strives to prepare each dish classically. Its menu consists of appetizers such as fried pumpkin blossoms and fried artichokes. Pasta dishes include cacio e pepe, rigatoni allamatriciana, and spaghetti alla grecia, while whole branzino, lamb rib chops, and dry-aged ribeye can be found as appetizers. Expect a number of Italian wines, and possibly an amaro cart.
Chef Gabriela Cámara, award-winning architect Frida Escobedo, and Bertha González Nieves, founder of Tequila Casa Dragones and Tequila’s first maestra, join forces to bring Cantina Contramar to life. Camara, whose Mexico City restaurant Contramar has been named one of the best restaurants in the world, will showcase her take on Mexican favorites and signature seafood dishes such as refreshing tuna tostadas and grilled whole fish with red and green salsa. The restaurant will also feature a Casa Dragones tasting room.
Located on the 63rd floor of Fontainebleau and run by Michelin-starred chefs Masa Ito and Kevin Kim, the 12-seat omakase restaurant will offer an unparalleled experience at the hotel. Ito promises a stunning view, fish flown in daily from Japan, and a curated list of Japanese whiskies. This will be Ito’s second location, following the success of her restaurant in New York City.
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Don’s Prime, one of the original dishes at Fontainebleau Las Vegas, will be a throwback to the steakhouses of the Rat Pack era. With dark wood and soft lighting, the 208-seat steakhouse draws inspiration from the heritage of Fontainebleau and the elegant restaurants of the 1950s. The restaurant’s Prime Steak program will feature the finest cuts of beef as well as hand-selected Japanese and American wagyu, while trolleys will bring the experience tableside with sharply dressed servers carving steaks, preparing salads, and flaming desserts. The prestigious wine program will offer selections from around the world with pre-Prohibition cocktails complementing the drinks menu.
Bold and golden. Las Vegas will be Komodo’s third location — joining Miami and Dallas — and promises to bring the same energy and Southeast Asian flavors to the Fontainebleau restaurant. The transformative space will be bathed in ambient golden light. The menu will include a full sushi bar, along with signature dishes like Peking duck, lobster shumai, Korean fried chicken, Japanese wagyu, and Hong Kong snapper.
A French-inspired daytime destination for fine dining, La Fontaine will be a sophisticated space offering brunch, tea service and a curated wine program with wine tasting and pairing classes. Guests will dine on items like lobster eggs Benedict, market fresh salads and bluefin tuna tartare while seated under glass chandeliers in an upscale lounge-like setting with curvy sofas while enjoying soothing indie music.
David Grutman’s Papi Steak has a prime location across from the Resort Theater and Promenade Food Hall. Guests entering through the arched tunnel will find an elegant room with dishes to match. Expect Papi Steak, which made its debut in Miami, to feature caviar and serve kosher-style tomahawk steak, latkes, wagyu pastrami, Maine lobster, and delicious mac n’ cheese.
An array of casual dining options and cafes surround the dining options. These casual and fast food restaurants are located throughout the property and by the pool.
bar It aims to provide a great sports betting experience in Las Vegas, with a cocktail menu, strong beer and bar food. American brasserie style life It will serve breakfast and lunch, with options like scrambled eggs, burgers and Bloody Marys.
Inside her open kitchen, Q It will grill umami-marinated meats, smoke-grilled fish, and vegetables. The Asian restaurant will be the brand’s first Las Vegas restaurant and has locations in Miami, New York and Mexico City.
Inspired by the Côte d’Azur, a Mediterranean restaurant the Cote It will serve family-style Mediterranean cuisine such as paella and fruit-infused spritzers indoors and poolside.
Restaurant owner Alan Yao serves Wash potatoesa dim sum restaurant with an interesting black and white interior.
the At Bon Bon The café will serve pastries, rolls and other baked goods from behind a casual coffee counter. the Koto Cafe The bakery, the resort’s other café, will offer the option of adding alcohol to morning drinks.
The food hall trend isn’t losing steam in Las Vegas, as every new development — from UnCommons to the Durango Resort — needs to include this new hybrid between buffet and food hall. At Fontainebleau, the food court is called “The Promenade” and has seven restaurants open.
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Bars and lounges
Fontainebleau will offer nine bars and lounges when it opens next December. Most shows veer toward the luxurious, with dramatic chandeliers, heavy themes and board games.
stayed roadblockhoused beneath a chandelier made up of thousands of crystal bows, will serve as a cozy spot for a drink as well as a beacon for booking reservations elsewhere and looking for recommendations.
the Collins The lobby bar serves traditional cocktails. Anywherewhich may be Fontainbleau’s most ambitious bar, aims to make sure no two visits are the same with entertainment like tarot card readings, close-up illusions, classic board games, and a fun cocktail list.
the Casa the Dragon tasting room Light snacks will be served from the adjacent Cantina Contramar restaurant. Azulwith its flickering candles, cactus-shaped central bar, and blue and orange color scheme, will focus on tequila and mezcal.
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Going back to the glamor of the 1950s,… Facebook sick Located next to the Oasis Pool, the bar aims to take visitors back in time with sidecars, French 70s, oldies music and roving booze carts. Central bar at Oasis Pool, stayed islandwill be shaded by an elaborate Art Deco shade and serve cocktails in jugs, house-made soda water, frozen favorites, and fresh foods from La Côte.