Best 2023 Asian Restaurants in Las Vegas

It wasn’t that long ago when the best Asian restaurants in Las Vegas were off the Strip or in downtown. But today, you have several choices for Asian cuisine, whether it’s Japanese. Chinese, Korean, Thai and more. What’s more, some of these are among the world’s best Asian restaurants, backed by celebrity chefs and Michelin-worthy …

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Beautiful sushi bar at Morimoto Asian restaurant in Las Vegas

It wasn’t that long ago when the best Asian restaurants in Las Vegas were off the Strip or in downtown. But today, you have several choices for Asian cuisine, whether it’s Japanese. Chinese, Korean, Thai and more. What’s more, some of these are among the world’s best Asian restaurants, backed by celebrity chefs and Michelin-worthy quality and ambience. So, the next time you’re in Vegas looking for the ultimate epicurean experience, consider any of these fine dining Asian restaurants.


Aria Resort & Casino
3730 S. Las Vegas Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV  89158
(702) 590-8620

Blossom isn’t just one of Las Vegas’ best Asian restaurants, it’s often among the 10 best restaurants in the city. A premier restaurant at the five-star Aria, Blossom is famous for offering a 100-dish menu, with signature dishes like Peking duck ($128) and Mongolian beef ($34). However, you have many other popular dishes to consider, including kung pao chicken ($32), beef broccoli ($34) and BBQ pork ($18). Of course, seafood dishes are available, as well as fried rice and noodle dishes. Blossom is a 134-seat fine dining restaurant and includes two VIP rooms. Led by chef Chi Kwon Choi, Blossom was once the recipient of the Epicurean Award for the Best Chinese Restaurant in Las Vegas.

Genting Palace

Resorts World Las Vegas
3000 S. Las Vegas Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV  89109
(702) 676-8888

One of your finest dining options at Resorts World, Genting Palace is a glamorous Chinese restaurant that quickly gained national attention. In fact, it’s just one of two Las Vegas restaurants to earn a Forbes Four Star award for the first time this year. Led by chef Soon Lok Ooi, Genting Palace features authentic yet inventive Chinese cuisine, including kung pao chicken ($34) and Peking duck ($118). Among other items that might draw your interest are Sichuan vegan mapo tofu ($28), ginger scallion beef ($42) and signature XO shrimp ($42). In addition to a la carte items, you can ask for Chef Lok’s 6-course tasting menu, although its price is not available. However, this tasting menu includes crispy Peking duck sing with foie gras, wok-fried beef tenderloin and black truffle crab meat fried rice. By the way, that other restaurant to receive a first time Forbes Four star is Kusa Nori, also at Resorts World.

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Hakkasan Restaurant

MGM Grand
3799 S. Las Vegas Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV  89109
(702) 891-7888

A restaurant chain known for inventive cuisine, Hakkasan was the first Chinese restaurant to earn a Michelin star in Great Britain. Today, there are 14 Hakkasan restaurants, including one at the MGM Grand. Just like its original restaurant in London, the Las Vegas Hakkasan offers a Michelin-worthy menu, including al la carte items and tasting menus. Of the tasting menus, the $148 Phoenix Menu is the most lavish for you to enjoy. For instance, among the highlights are Peking duck bao with Ossetra caviar, wok fried chicken and wagyu beef taro puff. However, you can also consider the $108 Lotus menu or a $58 Taste of Hakkasan. Of course, there are a la carte items available as well, including the Peking duck with Ossetra caviar ($32).

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Wynn Las Vegas
3131 S. Las Vegas Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV  89109
(702) 770-3320

Located inside the Forbes Five Star Wynn Las Vegas, Mizumi is currently wrapping up renovations. However, this luxurious Japanese restaurant deserves to be on this list of best Asian restaurants in Las Vegas. After all, its sister restaurants in Macau have a Forbes Five Star rating and chef Min Kim has Michelin star credentials. The good news is that you won’t have to wait long as Mizumi will have a Fall 2023 reopening. While the existing menu is subject to change, there several recommendations for you to consider. This includes teppanyaki style Japanese A5 Kobe wagyu ($255 for three ounces), yellowtail Hamachi carpaccio ($32) and bluefin tuna tataki ($35). If you can’t wait for the grand re-opening, Chef Kim offers the pop up Min’s Test Kitchen, open now at the Wynn to Fall 2023.

Beautiful dining space at Momofuku Las Vegas
Momofuku (credit: Randy Yagi)

Momofuku Las Vegas

The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
3708 S. Las Vegas Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV  89109
(702) 698-2663

Momofuku is among the premier restaurants to anchor the Cosmopolitan that also includes é by José Andrés. Located on the second floor, Momofuku specializes in Korean and Japanese delicacies, as well as extravagant American dishes. Among the signature dishes you can try are mushroom ramen ($27) and pork belly buns ($17 for two). For larger parties, you can further order the 5 spice roasted duck ($268) or candied lobster walnut shrimp ($328). In addition, chef David Chang offers a raw seafood bar, market fresh vegetables and for lunch a $48 Chef’s Seasonal Menu. Korean-American chef David Chang is a six time James Beard Award winner and his Momofuku Ko in New York is a Michelin two-star restaurant. In fact, Momofuku Ko has had two Michelin stars for the past 14 years.

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Preparing a dish at the table at Morimoto
Morimoto (credit: Randy Yagi)

Morimoto Las Vegas

MGM Grand
3799 S. Las Vegas Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV  89109
(702) 891-3001

Morimoto is one of many celebrity-owned restaurants that you can enjoy at the MGM Grand. In this case, this exquisite Japanese restaurant is led by James Beard-award winning chef Masaharu Morimoto. A master of Kaiseki cuisine, chef Morimoto is equally famous as an Iron Chef on the original TV series from Japan and its American version. Today, Chef Morimoto runs 19 restaurants, including Morimoto XEX in Tokyo and at the MGM Grand. While you can order traditional dishes like tempura, sushi and gyoza, don’t overlook other delectable items. This includes A5 wagyu at $40 per ounce and his signature dish, ishi yaki buri bop with yellowtail ($44).

Dessert at Nobu
Nobu Dessert (credit: Randy Yagi)

Nobu Las Vegas

3570 S. Las Vegas Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV  89109
(702) 785-6628

Nobu Las Vegas is not only one of the best Asian restaurants in Las Vegas, it’s among the world’s finest. What’s more, it’s the most famous of all Japanese restaurants in Las Vegas and its namesake Nobu Hotel at Caesars Palace is among the world’s best. In fact, Nobu Hotel has been Conde Nast Traveler’s top Las Vegas hotel for the past three years. Today, chef Nobu Masuhisha has three local restaurants, including the world’s largest at Caesars Palace. Renowned for his Japanese-Peruvian cuisine, chef Nobu’s dishes include black cod miso ($40), king crab tempura ($45) and yellowtail sashimi ($7). Among other items you can consider are Japanese A5 wagyu at $40 per ounce, lobster ceviche ($30) and Nobu-style tacos from $6.

Sushi Samba

3327 S. Las Vegas Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV  89109
(702) 607-0700|

If you desire superb sushi yet with a South American twist, look no further than SushiSamba. One of the top end dining options at the Venetian Resort’s Grand Canal Shoppes, Sushi Samba features a fusion menu of Japanese, Brazilian and Peruvian cuisine. For instance, you can order Peruvian meat skewers ($12+), tonkotsu ramen ($25) or churrasco Rio Grande ($65). Of course, you have several sushi options, like tiger maki samba roll ($25), yellowtail nigiri ($6 per piece) and shrimp tempura roll ($10). In addition, you can ask for the Chef’s Inspiration sushi/sashimi menu, including the Ultimate Sashimi ($250). At SushiSamba, you can order in the stylish dining area or the dazzling Tree Bar. A London-based international chain, SushiSamba currently has six locations, with more to follow. Among the current properties are London Heron Tower, St. Regis in Dubai and the Waldorf Astoria Lusail in Doha.


3325 S. Las Vegas Blvd. No. 1790
Las Vegas, NV  89109
(702) 665-8592

Las Vegas has no shortage of Asian restaurants with Michelin star credentials and this includes WAKUDA. Located near the lobby of the Palazzo tower at the Venetian Resort, this high-end Japanese restaurant is the newest Asian restaurant make this list. However, it’s most deserving of this distinction as it’s the first in America by Michelin two-star chef Tetsuya Wakuda. In fact, his restaurant Waku Ghin at the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore is among the world’s best. WAKUDA features a wide selection of traditional Japanese dishes like miso, sushi, tempura and udon. In addition, you can order American or Japanese wagyu, as well as seaside delicacies like salmon tartare and scallops. However, if you prefer the premier offerings, ask for the chef’s 9-couse tasting menu at $275. Of course, there’s also a vegetarian 6-course option for $100.

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Wing Lei

3131 S. Las Vegas Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV  89109
(702) 770-3388

Last but certainly not the least among best Asian restaurants in Las Vegas is Wing Lei. In fact, Wing Lei is the first Chinese restaurant to earn a Michelin star in North America. If that’s not enough, it’s also the only Forbes Five-Star Chinese restaurant in North America. With all this in mind, you know you’ll have an unforgettable dining experience at the Wynn Las Vegas. Led by chef Ming Yu, Wing Lei features Cantonese, Shanghai and Szechuan dishes, with many prepared at tableside. In addition to a la carte items, you can order chef Ming’s two premier menus. The Autumn Signature Dinner is $188.88 per person with an optional $98.88 and Imperial Peking Duck tasting at $138.88 per person with optional $78.88 wine pairing.

About the Author

Randy Yagi is an award-winning freelance writer who served as the National Travel Writer for CBS from 2012-2019. More than 900 stories still appear in syndication across over 20 CBS websites, including New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and San Francisco. During his peak years with CBS, Randy had a digital audience reach of 489 million and 5.5 million monthly visitors. Additionally, his stories have appeared in the Daily Meal, CBS News, CBS Radio, Engadget,, and He earned a Media Fellowship from Stanford University in 2012. Randy has nearly 25 years of experience in the transportation industry.