From elegant fine dining to an expansive buffet to quick snacks, Foxwoods has it all when it comes to restaurants. The casino's more than 30 restaurants serve up a variety of enticing cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Want to scout out the prospects, peruse menus and learn about dining specials before you go? Here's your guide to restaurant best bets at Foxwoods in Mashantucket, Connecticut.
Foxwoods' Best Restaurants
Let's start with the top five dining spots at Foxwoods, which are worth the drive from anywhere... even if you have no interest in casino gaming.
1. Alta Strada
Embark on a culinary tour of Italy at Foxwoods' chic Italian restaurant from notable chef Michael Schlow, where you can pair everything from thin-crust pizza to mushroom mezzeluna to chicken a la Parmigiano with wines stored in a temperature-controlled cellar.
Chef David Burke's namesake steakhouse at Foxwoods is one of the state's top destinations for carnivores. Beef is dry-aged right here on the premises, and the restaurant's wine tower holds more than 3,000 bottles.
Foxwoods' all-you-can-eat Festival Buffet serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. The array of dishes will keep you going back for more. Make dinner a true feast by adding on sirloin steak or a pound of snow crab clusters.
4. VUE 24
Foxwoods' new fine dining restaurant boasts spectacular views from the 24th floor of the Grand Pequot Tower. Live piano music adds to the elegance. This is the casino's hot spot for Sunday brunch, too.
5. Red Lantern
This sensuous and sophisticated Asian eatery and lounge is modeled after its Boston-based big sister.
The eclectic menu features Chinese cuisine, sushi, noodles and surprises like lobster and bacon fried rice and mashed potato sticks. The best deal? Endless Sushi Wednesdays, when it's just $25 for all the sushi you can eat.
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Al Dente features fine Italian cuisine from antipasti to decadent desserts. Splurge on Bistecca e Arogosta (Surf & Turf) if you hit a jackpot.
Boar's Head Deli
You'll find a gourmet deli in the heart of Foxwoods, so if you're hankering for made-to-order sandwiches, this is your dining destination.
California Pizza Kitchen
The pizza chain known for creative pies is an affordable option for family dining at Foxwoods.
Savor steaks, fresh seafood and more at this upscale dining choice in the Great Cedar Hotel.
Fuddruckers at Foxwoods
Enjoy a famous Fuddruckers hamburger at Foxwoods.
The Grill at Two Trees
Located at the Two Trees Inn, just a short distance from the casino and accessible by shuttle bus, The Grill is a great choice for ribs, steaks, seafood, salads, sandwiches and New England comfort food.
Golden Dragon has a diverse and exotic menu of Oriental specialties featuring Dim Sum, Cantonese and Korean selections and a large variety of noodle entrees.
Guy Fieri’s Foxwoods Kitchen + Bar
Foxwoods' newest restaurant showcases celebrity chef Guy Fieri's flamboyant American cooking. The space is enormous, and you'll want to bring friends, so you can share Guy's signature Vegas fries and trash can nachos along with the menu's burgers, sandwiches and land and sea entrees.
Hard Rock Cafe
Connecticut's only Hard Rock Cafe offers casual dining and showcases rock n' roll memorabilia.
The famous Brooklyn eatery's Connecticut incarnation doesn't have quite the same vibe, but the food is reliably tasty and the portions are large. A kids' menu is available. If you like cheesecake even a little, save your last dollars for a slice, rather than losing them in a slot machine.
You guessed it! This quick-service restaurant is all about noodle-based Asian dishes featuring Chinese, Korean and Vietnamese selections.
Head to this chain bakery cafe in the Garden Food Court area at Foxwoods for a hearty sandwich or soup in a bread bowl.
Enjoy Mexican food for grown-ups at this chic restaurant and club.
This casual a la carte restaurant serves up steak, chicken, pizza and seafood entrees, plus salads, burgers and deli sandwiches. Gluten-free menu options are available, and an all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet is served daily.