The best cheap restaurants in Las Vegas

Eating on a budget? These restaurants have you covered.

It turns out Las Vegas cuisine is not just hamburgers and BBQ with this colorful and vibrant city offering you a chance to try lots of different food options. Whether you’re craving Japanese or prefer to enjoy something Italian, Las Vegas has a variety of cuisines, and the best part is that they don’t have to break the bank. Yes, Las Vegas is full of five-star restaurants with celebrity chefs, but in our opinion, the restaurants we’ve compiled are just as good (and more than half the price).

Chin ChinNew York-New York Hotel and Casino

Chin chin restaurant in vegas

Proudly ranked in the top 1% of Las Vegas travel restaurants by Trip Advisor, this modern Chinese restaurant boasts traditional and tasty meals and is located on the casino level of the New York New York Hotel & Casino. With a whole heap of dishes to try, including dim sum, vegetable stir-fries and all your beef and chicken favourites, this restaurant exudes sophistication and atmosphere whilst still being friendly to your wallet. Most of the entrees are just under $20, with dim sum at around $12 and soups and salads at around $15. Absolute steal.

Ellis Island BBQEllis Island Casino & Brewery

If meat, meat and more meat is your thing, then you’ve come to the right place!

Introducing Ellis Island BBQ, a Las Vegas staple for award-winning BBQ chicken and ribs. Designed to have a family-style feel and a philosophy that slow cooking is the only way to achieve fall-off-the-bone meat, this restaurant offers huge portions that certainly aren’t lacking in flavor. Open daily from 4pm and with prices around $15 (yep, you read that right), this must-visit spot is sure to satisfy even the biggest barbecue craving.

Sir. Mama’sJones Blvd

Sir. Mamas brings a little bit of Greece to the heart of Las Vegas with its traditional dishes and family atmosphere. Open for both breakfast and lunch, prepare to delight your taste buds with a feast that will make you want to come back every single day of your trip. Preparing food with the idea that it should bring a smile when done right, this lively restaurant offers the majority of their dishes for $12 or less. Grandpa!

Steak ‘n’ ShakeOyo Hotel & Casino Las Vegas

Steak 'n' Shake fast food restaurant

With a reputation for having the best burgers for both your wallet and your taste buds, Steak ‘n’ Shake should definitely be on your list of restaurants to try in Las Vegas. Located in the Hooters Casino Hotel, this restaurant offers both take-out and dine-in options with meal prices starting at $8. Steak ‘n’ Shake prides itself on creating a warm, inviting and friendly environment with simple and comforting recipes that will make you feel at home in no time.

Sirrico’s Pizza, New York-New York Hotel and Casino

The Metro Track in Zion National Park

Self-proclaimed as one of the best Italian restaurants in Las Vegas, this both traditional and New York-style pizzeria oozes charm and offers even better food. With a menu full of delicious options to try and hours that stretch into the early hours of the morning (perfect for a midnight snack), this simple but lively restaurant will keep you and your wallet happy with prices starting at just $5.

Lucky PennyPalms Casino Resort

Located in the Red Rock Casino Resort & Spa, Lucky Penny is the restaurant of your dreams if you’re in need of some good, all-American food. Specializing in meals that will satisfy any time of day (say hello to 24/7 opening hours), this laid-back spot promises to put a smile on your face as well as tasty food in your belly. Lucky Penny has unique patio style seating so you can soak up the rays while enjoying your meal and sipping one of their specialty cocktails.

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