Dining out is usually a great experience; however, when the restaurant is both delicious and gorgeous, that experience is compounded. Nevada is definitely chock-full of restaurants and beautiful ones at that. From world-class hotel and casino restaurants in Las Vegas to small town eateries, here are 14 of the most beautiful restaurants across the entire Silver State.
1. Top of the World, Stratosphere Tower, 2000 Las Vegas Blvd. So., Las Vegas (702) 380-7711
Located on the 106th floor of the Stratosphere tower, Top of the World is truly a beautiful restaurant. From the world-class menu to the spectacular views of the Las Vegas strip - not to mention that the restaurant rotates every 80 minutes or so - this is a dining experience about which both locals and visitors rave.
2. Lago, Bellagio Hotel, 3600 Las Vegas Blvd. So., Las Vegas (702) 693-7111.
From world-class chef Julian Serrano, Lago is a deliciously gorgeous Italian restaurant that specializes in seafood. The stunning interior is complemented by the exhilirating views of the Bellagio Fountains, the Paris' Eiffel Tower, and other sites on the famed Las Vegas strip.
3. Manzanita, 13031 Ritz-Carlton Highlands Ct., Lake Tahoe (530) 562-3050
A beautiful restaurant with a stunning view of Lake Tahoe, Manzanita offers a delectable seasonal menu from Chef Chris Watkins. This is truly a gorgeous restaurant with some tremendous food.
4. Twist by Pierre Gagnaire, Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas, 3752 Las Vegas Blvd. So, Las Vegas (888) 881-9367
From famed Chef Pierre Gagniere, Twist is a quintessential French restaurant with Gagniere's unique flair. Add to the beautiful glass and butterfly motif interior the gorgeous views of the Las Vegas strip and you have a dining experience to remember.
5. La Strada, Eldorado Reno, 345 N. Virginia, Reno (775) 348-9297
Chef Ivano Centemeri serves up some of the most delicious and traditional Italian fare in a stunning setting at this Italian restaurant that is far removed from the hustle and bustle of the Eldorado Casino. Come relax, have a glass of wine and a great meal, and forget about your worries for a while.
6. 1862 David Walley's Restaurant and Saloon, 2001 Foothill Rd., Genoa (775) 783-0788
Creative and delicious fare with a unique twish highlights 1862. Along with impeccable and friendly service and a classy, cabin-esque ambiance, 1862 is a wonderful dining experience in a beautiful setting in the picturesque town of Genoa.
7. Edgewood Restaurant, 1000 Lake Pkwy, Stateline (775) 588-2787
Set near picturesque Lake Tahoe, diners enjoy amazing fare and impeccable service in a classy, cabin-esque atmosphere decorated with vaulted ceilings and enormous mirrors. Add to that tremendous views of Lake Tahoe and the beach and you've got a once-in-a-lifetime dining experience that belongs atop your bucket list.
8. Beauty & Essex, Cosmopolitan Hotel, 3708 Las Vegas Blvd. So., Las Vegas (702) 737-0707
This 10,000-square foot, Rockwell Group-designed New American restaurant and tapas bar is inspired by jewel which are seen throughout. Celebrity chef and Chopped judge Chris Santos brings his New York location's menu across the country and offers a variety of fare in a stunning setting.
9. Cafe at Adele's, 1112 N. Carson St., Carson City (775) 882-3353
This quaint and beautifully restored 1862 Comstock Mansart Victorian house exudes both luxury chic and casual comfort. Along with Chef Charlie Abowd's delicious fresh farm-to-table fare, Adele's is frequently on Best of Nevada lists and is, indeed, a locals' favorite.
10. Aspens, 2065 Idaho St., Elko (775) 753-0562
Hardwood floors, fireplaces, and preserved aspen trees places Aspens on this list of Nevada's most beautiful restaurants. Enjoy steak, seafood, and other tasty fare in this unique and natural restaurant.
11. Sergio's Italian Gardens, 1955 E. Tropicana Ave., Las Vegas (702) 739-1544
Delicious and authentic old-world, family-style Italian fare is served in this quaint, architecturally stunning Las Vegas restaurant just off the famed strip.
12. The Barrymore, 99 Convention Center Dr., Las Vegas (702) 407-5303
Swanky meets retro in this truly stunning restaurant that features New American fare and seasonal items. While this eatery doesn't exude the glamour awaiting inside, diners are pleasantly surprised with the stunning interior, impeccable service, and wonderful food.
13. The Pink House, 193 Genoa Lane, Genoa (775) 392-4279
This restored historic landmark full of history and cultural significance looks like something out of a fairy tale. While more of a cheese shop and charcuterie with some sandwiches, soups, salads, and limited brunch and lunch entrees, dining at the Pink House is a must if you are in Genoa. What truly makes this unique eatery truly beautiful is how the owners have restored it to its original Victorian splendor as well as its picturesque setting. You may even see curious deer venturing up the front steps.
14. Scotty's Place, Falcon Ridge Golf Course, 1024 Normandy Ln., Mesquite (702) 346-6363
While Scotty's Place is, indeed, a delightful restaurant with tasty food, the spectacular views of the golf course are what catapulted this eatery onto this most beautiful list.
Nevada certainly doesn’t lack in restaurants, especially beautiful ones. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these most beautiful restaurants across the state? Did I leave your favorite off the list? Please comment below.