You can't argue with the setting at Lakeside, although you could question the entertainment, really? Sit out on the patio and I will challenge you to find a better spot for any type of meal you are looking for. Romantic yes, it can easily be that. Entertaining, yes, a frog comes over the top of the waterfall. Foodie experience, fish flown in from Hawaii and a menu that is heavy on fabulous and light on the same old same old.
What you get at Lakeside at Wynn is an experience in dining that should be a destination restaurant. You have to plan an evening around this restaurant. Try your best to get a table on the patio because the menu, the setting and the overall feeling of laid back luxury is intoxicating.
Location: Lakeside at Wynn Las Vegas
Wynn Las Vegas
3131 Las Vegas Blvd. South
Las Vegas, NV 89109
Cuisine at Lakeside at Wynn Las Vegas: Seafood/American Grill
Reservations at Lakeside at Wynn Las Vegas: Suggested
Price Range at Lakeside at Wynn Las Vegas: Moderate to expensive
Hours at Lakeside at Wynn Las Vegas:
Dinner daily from 5:30
Attire: Resort Casual/Casual Business
What it's like at Lakeside at Wynn Las Vegas?
The windows that open up to the water and lake make the room far more pleasant. If the weather is nice and they open up to the patio this is a real comfortable room. If the windows are closed you still get a view of the kitchen and the bright dining room. The patio area is all about romance and fun. If you choose this as a date night spot be prepared to go for it. This is not first date material this is more the person you are married to or the person you will marry.
How's the food at Lakeside at Wynn Las Vegas?
Chef Walzog is having fish flown in from Hawaii from his own fisherman off the Hana Highway in Maui. That should give you an idea of what is going on and what kind of attention to detail you are working with. The restaurant is elegantly casual and so is the menu/cuisine. That does not mean you are not getting a fine dining experience but it does mean that you can put your elbows on the table. Expect high quality ingredients and a fine dining feel to the items coming out of the kitchen.
The food is good but you should expect that from Chef Walzog who has created a very good restaurant next door at SW Steakhouse.
What you should try at Lakeside at Wynn Las Vegas:
- Grilled Spanish Octopus: Yes, you may have had it before but if you have had it at Lakeside with a view of the lake you might start thinking that your next trip should be to Majorca.
- Hawaiian Wild caught Fish: This fish was swimming off the coast of Maui yesterday so save yourself the trip to Hawaii. Have it prepared with the tomatoes, artichoke and oregano vinaigrette.
- If the colossal ocean prawns are available you will have to split one with your dining companion. Don't fight over it but make sure to get your fair share. They are like butter from the sea.
- Chili Rubbed Rib Eye - I would much rather indulge in the seafood options at Lakeside however it is always good to have a meat lover with you because you can then sample some of what they are having. This is what they should have. With a big beefy Napa Valley Cab!
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