Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas Rating: 5.0 Pearls
Charlie Palmer Steak, led by famed chef Charlie Palmer, serves 28-day aged beef, seafood, and signature side dishes like truffle baked potatoes and Gruyere cheese gnocchi. Steaks include a 20-ounce New York shell steak with carmelized garlic jus and a 10-ounce charcoal grilled filet mignon with roasted shallot jus. In the informal dining area near the bar, diners can enjoy cigars over dinner and catch live entertainment Friday and Saturday evenings. The formal dining room is quiet and clubby, decorated with Spanish-style arches and a rich red carpet.
Bellagio Rating: 5.0 Pearls
Celebrity chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten's acclaimed Prime Steakhouse serves dishes such as six-peppercorn New York steak with red onion compote and porterhouse with pearl onions in thyme. The dining room is decorated in tones of Tiffany blue and chocolate brown, and diners can puff on cigars on the garden patio.
MGM Grand Hotel & Casino Rating: 4.0 Pearls
Palazzo Resort Hotel Casino Rating: 5.0 Pearls
The Palazzo boasts three steak houses, two of them helmed by celebrity chefs: Cut from Wolfgang Puck, Carnevino from Mario Batali, and Morels French Steakhouse & Bistro. Cut's top-quality meats range from USDA Prime 35-day dry-aged steaks to Japanese 100 percent Wagyu beef. Carnevino serves dishes such as hand-cut steak tartare Piemonte-style. Morels, known for its wine selection as well as its steaks, offers 60 wines by the glass and more than 400 varieties of French and California wine by the bottle.
Venetian Resort Hotel Casino Rating: 5.0 Pearls
The top-notch steak houses at The Palazzo, the Venetian's sister property, may be under the same roof and just a quick walk away, but the Venetian has its own roster of celebrity-chef led steak houses too: Delmonico Steakhouse from Emeril Lagasse, and Pinot Brasserie from Joachim Splichal, named Restaurateur of the Year in 2002 by Bon Appetit. Delmonico's New Orleans-style specialties include bone-in rib eye steaks and double-cut pork chops. Diners at Pinot Brasserie can chose from filet mignon or a 20-ounce chateaubriand with a side of bearnaise for two.
Wynn Las Vegas Rating: 5.0 Pearls
Wynn's SW Steakhouse serves various cuts of aged Nebraskan corn-fed beef, from chili-rubbed double rib eye to filet mignon, as well as seafood dishes like cedar-roasted oysters with pancetta, leeks, and creme fraiche. The restaurant, led by chef David Walzog, won the AAA Four Diamond Award in 2008 and 2009 and was named the best steak house in Las Vegas by New York Magazine in 2009. The outdoor dining area overlooks the hotel's "Lake of Dreams" and its 90-foot waterfall. Wynn's other steak house, Country Club, is led by chef Carlos Guia, a James Beard award nominee in 2006.