Top Restaurants In Las Vegas Open For Thanksgiving

November 14, 2012 5:00 AM

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More than 2 million people call Las Vegas home with their family and friends living out of state who come to visit on Thanksgiving Day along with the tourists who spend the holiday weekend away from home. Many restaurants are open to create great Thanksgiving memories with many choices from a traditional turkey meal to other cuisines for those who want to experience Thanksgiving dinner differently. Going out to eat saves time and effort and allows everyone to enjoy their meal. Luckily, Las Vegas offers many places, both on and off the Strip, to get together and give thanks.

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Station Casinos
Green Valley Ranch Station
2300 Paseo Verde Parkway
Henderson, NV 89052
(702) 617-7777

Thanksgiving Day hours: open 24 hours

Station Casinos offer seven locations around the Las Vegas Valley for those looking to enjoy Thanksgiving Day with a traditional turkey dinner or additional choices for those in the mood for something different. The Grand Café is open 24/7 and features more than 100 different menu items. Locations include north, northwest, city of Henderson, central and northeast. Entertainment and other activities including movie theaters (no movies offered at Palace Station) are available either before or after the meal. For full menus, select the casino below:

Red Rock Casino, Resort, Spa
Palace Station
Sunset Station
Texas Station
Green Valley Ranch
Boulder Station
Santa Fe Station

R Steak & Seafood
Riviera Casino & Hotel
2901 Las Vegas Blvd. S.
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 794-9233
www.rivierahotel.comThanksgiving Day hours: 3 p.m. to 10 p.m.

For a more upscale dining experience on the Strip, R Steak & Seafood at the Riviera Hotel and Casino features steaks, seafood and other choices in either an intimate setting or one to accommodate large groups. The contemporary steakhouse features high-back leather booths, comfortable chairs, open spaces and warm hues. R Steak & Seafood is offering a Thanksgiving Day menu for those with a desire for a traditional dinner with a twist. A full bar is also available.

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Mint Indian Bistro
730 E. Flamingo Road
Las Vegas, NV 89119
(702) 894-9334

Thanksgiving Day hours: 3 p.m. to 10 p.m.

For vegans and vegetarians, Mint Indian Bistro will be open on Thanksgiving Day. Every item on the menu includes cuisine inspired by southeast Asia along with Hindu and Buddhist cultures. The chef especially caters to vegetarians and vegans and creates gluten-free dishes. For those who want very spicy hot curry or mild taste, Mint Indian Bistro will blend flavors for each customer’s taste. This spot also offers one of the largest varieties of international beers in Las Vegas and features a full bar with specialty drinks.

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Agave Mexican Restaurant
10820 W. Charleston Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89135
(702) 214-3500
www.agavelasvegas.comThanksgiving Day hours: 11 a.m. to 12 a.m.

While Thanksgiving is a uniquely American holiday; with the big Hispanic population, Mexican cuisine is a popular choice. Agave Mexican Restaurant features authentic Mexican dishes surrounded by Latin décor and outdoor patio dining. Open on Thanksgiving, Agave will offer both traditional Mexican dishes and American favorites such as steaks. A full bar is available with television screens broadcasting the holiday football games.

Sushi Roku
Forum Shops in Caesars Palace
3500 Las Vegas Blvd. S.
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 733-7373 Day hours: 12 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Sushi Roku combines traditional sushi, California favorites and innovative tastes incorporating non-traditional ingredients such as jalapeños and olive oil with a master sushi chef creating an array of sushi choices. Sushi Roku’s menu also offers hot and cold specialty appetizers and entrees such as steaks, chicken and seafood with a different twist by the chef. Organic salads, including a seaweed salad, are also available. Sushi Roku also has a lounge with a full bar separate from the restaurant.

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Debbie Hall is practically a Las Vegas native (34 years and counting) and loves experiencing everything in Southern Nevada from the Las Vegas Strip to the surrounding mountains and Lake Mead. She also teaches at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and loves sharing her knowledge. Her work can be found on