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Aureole - Las Vegas
Aureole - Las Vegas

Aureole - Las Vegas Details

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.charliepalmer.com
  • Phone: (702) 632-7401
  • Hours of Operation: Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 10:30pm

    Lounge: Monday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 12:00am
  • Payment Options: AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Vincent Pouessel
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: Charlie Palmer catering can provide food and beverages for any occasion and party size. The possibilities are limited only by your imagination.
  • Private Party Facilities: Aureole's private dining rooms can accommodate events ranging from 12 to 100 guests. In addition, Aureole's Swan Court dining room can accommodate a cocktail reception for up to 250 guests or a seated dinner for up to 100 guests.
  • Private Party Contact: Rick Becker (877) 414-6876

Getting there

  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Complimentary valet parking is available to all guests at the front entrance of the Mandalay Bay hotel.
A word from Aureole - Las Vegas
Although it's the largest city founded in the 20th Century, Las Vegas retains the energy of a frontier town where the unexpected is still a daily occurrence. The dining scene is equally as adventurous and Charlie Palmer is one of its trail blazers. Sensing that Vegas was about to undergo a renaissance, Palmer made an early investment, opening Aureole in the Mandalay Bay Resort in 1999.

The show stopping menu under the direction of Executive Chef Vincent Pouessel combines the classic cuisine of Aureole with the theatricality of Las Vegas in dishes like Olive Oil Poached Oregon Petrale Sole with Truffled Brussels Sprouts and Ahi Tuna and Veal Shank "surf and turf", while a four-story, temperature controlled glass and steel wine tower—the largest in the world—houses 10,000 of Palmer's award-winning 50,000 bottle list, made accessible by an elaborate pulley system presided over by "flying wine angels" clad in black spandex Calvin Klein. After all, this is Vegas.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerAmerican
  • Diners' Choice WinnerNotable Wine List
Diner Reviews
  • "My husband and I tried the Parallel tasting menu for our anniversary. The service was prompt, engaging and knowledgeable. The food was divine, inspired and plated beautifully. It is expensive, but you're paying for the fine dining experience and the chef's creativity and skill. It is worth every penny."
    Dined on 7/8/2014
  • "The staff was friendly and very helpful. We will definitely return in the future when staying at Mandalay Bay."
    Dined on 7/8/2014
  • "This is a restaurant worth visiting, the first thing that you will notice is the decor and the minimalistic ambiance. You will have 3 to 4 people attending your table. Great wine collection and delectable choice of dishes and ingredients."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "We were celebrating 29 years of marriage and couldn't have picked a better place, it was great."
    Dined on 7/4/2014
  • "We got engaged at Aureole and we had our dinner beefier our marriage there this time. The food is tremendous and inventive and the service is always top notch."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "Steaks were excellent, service was great. Expected a little more for the environment , but was quiet and romantic."
    Dined on 7/4/2014
  • "Disappointing. Food quality did not live up to its reputation. However, the price did. Would not recommend it - the value was absent."
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "Went to Aureole just before a show and ordered the seasonal tasting menu (4 courses). Every course was fantastic and the main course (rack of lamb) was out of this world! My waiter, Jalil, knows the menu inside and out and explains everything with a wonderful level of detail. In addition to the phenomenal food, you can watch the wine angels as they are lifted and lowered by wire to retrieve bottles from a transparent tower three stories tall. I would highly recommend this wonderful restaurant!"
    Dined on 7/1/2014
  • " Had high expectations having visited other restaurants in the group. Had the pork chop, nothing outstanding, no wow factor in the dish, shouldn't call it a pig ear salad if there was only two slivers of dehydrated pig air. Nothing special about the chicken entree. Octopus salad needed some form of additional citrus to make it pop. Lava cake was quite frankly blasé blasé. Chocolate was presented nicely but the dark chocolate sauce overpowered the delicate churros. Peanut butter pops were ok, popcorn component again didn't pop. Great texture on the churros, they were tasty. Although money wasn't a factor, for what we paid we left unsatisfied. First time we left a restaurant and no one wanted to discuss the food. The hostesses were great"
    Dined on 7/2/2014
  • "My husband and I had never heard of Aureole. We were acknowledged and assisted immediately. We sat at a very intimate table for two next to a very large window with a view. Service was good and we would refer anybody looking for intimate and diverse dining experience."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "Food was cold, service was sloppy at best. The server assistant was the saving grace of the evening. He was very attentive. Our server on the other hand was terrible. We ordered 5 starters to share among a group of 6, one of which being a French Onion Soup. We had let our server know we were going to share everything and they only brought one soup spoon for 6 people. When we asked for more spoons a handful of spoons were tossed in the center of the table. We all payed $120+/person and I would expect a little better service than that. On top of that, 3 of the 4 "hot" apps we ordered were cold to the touch and our server was no where in sight to ask to have our items reheated. Entree's were ok, again sloppy service. I will not be back"
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "Lotta show, not a lot of menu substance, great wine list, high price. The trapeze artist retrieving your wine from the wine tower is, indeed, a sight. But the food is only ok and the menu is surprisingly uninteresting. My risotto dish was undercooked and flavorless. The "private room" is not walled off, and so we were all treated to a very loud microphone. For the price, no thanks. Wouldn't return, even on third-party-payor status. Too many other better choices."
    Dined on 6/30/2014
  • "Read about this nice spot in Wine Spectator Mag. Had to sample and savor next time in Sin City. A sinful experience with a WV Oregon Pinot Noir & Perfectly cooked NY melt N' mouth strip steak with a nice medley of Artisan baby vegetables on top of a bed of asparagus. Simple perfection."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "Food was incredible and the waiters were attentive and pleasant. The Hamachi appetizer melted in my mouth and the melon added juicy sweetness. The duck breast was the best we had ever eaten, so tender and the orange topping was a perfect accompaniment. BUT the sommelier was extremely unfriendly - she never smiled even when we tried to joke around with her. She didn't really listen to us, but instead listed all red wine varietals that they had, which was not helpful at all. I was wishing we had not asked to see the sommelier. Her attitude was surprising to us and ruined an otherwise lovely evening."
    Dined on 6/11/2014
  • "A lovely, varied menu and a beautiful wine list. We had a party of 4 and ordered a variety of dishes; everyone enjoyed the meal."
    Dined on 6/16/2014
  • "One of the best meals ever in LV. Fabulous wine choices and wonderful food. Very glad we chose the restaurant."
    Dined on 6/18/2014
  • "Great food, wonderful service. Perfect place for a special occasion."
    Dined on 6/16/2014
  • "We dined here for our wedding anniversary. We both ordered the 4 course meal with wine parings. Excellent staff and service. The food and wine were first rate. Excellent experience."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "If read any negative reports, they have no idea what they are talking about. I'm a foodie and live for my wine and quite possibly one of the hardest people to please when it comes to those and service. They excelled in all catagories. Their bone in ribeye is one of the best in the entire country."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "I wouldn't say it was the best food I've ever had, but it's definitely the best at this hotel."
    Dined on 6/10/2014
  • "I made reservations in Jan for June 9th at 5:30 for the Michael Jackson (The One) show and dinner. I asked to have flowers (I ordered) waiting on our table then bring her gifts once desert was served. I arrived, The gifts were on the table. I explained that was not what I wanted. The young lady at the desk took charge! She got a lady to sneak the gifts off of the table. Our waiter Eric took amazing care of us both, he explained every detail to my mother also commented on the menu. We did not wait long for any appetizers, the main course, and desert also a birthday cup cake! I am born and raised in Las Vegas, a hard critic on service only due to knowing this town is all about service. Truly a birthday my mother will always remember! Jasmine"
    Dined on 6/9/2014
  • "We were there NYE dinner and 2 friends didn't want the prefixe meal like my 1 friend & I. Server brought mgr over to table, after all girls ordered, and said NO prefixe or all had to order it. Bottom line we had to order all carte entrees bcuz of 2 gals didn't want prefixe. It was good. I was disappointed since they weren't very accommodating. I'm going there with some other ppl & try the prefix menu, since we R going to see the ONE show."
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "Aureole Las Vegas was a wonderful venue! I was there on a Monday with a group of about 40 or so and the food, service and ambience was excellent. They easily handled our many guests and kept the evening fun, lively, and well served. The private room area was discrete, but not completely isolated - so you didn't feel like you were not part of the restaurant. Later in the week after a show, I returned with my wife on a Friday night dinner and it didn't disappoint - not that I expected it to. I have been here several times and Aureole - LV is great. The onion soup, by the way, will draw me back every time."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "Other meals in Vegas were tastier. Salad disappointing. Cheese tray very good "
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "Went to check out the wine tower and flying wine angels, and will be back for the food, wine, and stellar service. One of my favorite dining experiences in a while. "
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "Aureole was fantastic on all accounts. The food was absolutely outstanding, and the service was excellent. The wine tower with the "wine angel" getting the bottles made for an extra wow factor that really made my evening with a key client and our wives special. Really nice fine dining at a very reasonable price compared to other Vegas fine dining spots. Great wine list with some good values to be had if you dig into it a little bit. "
    Dined on 6/2/2014
  • "A very good experience, found via recommendations. Good food, good service, well appointed dining room. Excellent variety with eclectic menu representing many styles. Good options on prix fixe or a la carte. Fair pricing for the experience however, beware the Chef's Specials. The "unannounced" price was significantly our of line with standard menu items. The ones ordered were indeed good, comparable to other items; just seemed a bit high. Good presentation and delivery, attentive and non-intrusive service with good input as requested. The desserts were the highlight, the triple chocolate item was exceptional. A special raspberry sorbet was equally outstanding. A nice touch with live music; appropriate for the environment."
    Dined on 5/29/2014
  • "I took my girlfriend here while in Vegas for a romantic night. The filet I got was cooked very well but the salmon my girlfriend ordered was bland. I understand it was a la carte but $16 for a side ceasar salad was ridiculous. Overall I would give it a 5 out of 10."
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "food was nice but the main waiter didn t have any class he pointed his finger into the food!!"
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "Had a wonderful Anniversary Celebration dinner with my wife. The food was beautifully prepared and displayed, taste was phenomenal and the service was impeccable. I cannot say enough to do this place justice, absolutely perfect experience!"
    Dined on 5/20/2014
  • "i had a birthday dinner with my husband two weeks ago in Aureole, and had met a very nice staff from Hong Kong - Anty. She was super nice and sweet, we got a complimentary champagne and dessert for the birthday, and also we chatted about going to Grand canyon and she printed out some great info about the area before we left the restaurant. Very intimate service. Thank you Anty, we had a great birthday dinner there!"
    Dined on 5/19/2014
  • "Food and service outstanding, great for a romantic dinner"
    Dined on 5/22/2014
  • "Our second great dinner at Aureole. We are locals and took advantage of a locals' discount on Thursdays. They also have unusual discounted wines available on Thursdays. We had one seasonal menu and one a la carte order. Excellent dishes with beautiful presentation. Plus, a 3-piece combo playing jazz, which added to the ambience. "
    Dined on 5/22/2014
  • "Dinner was fabulous, great service. We went for my husband's 50th birthday and had a really nice eveneing. "
    Dined on 5/20/2014
  • "Food was beautifully presented and very clever, but the flavors were very one dimensional. I had the parallel lobster tasting and the flavor of lobster was hard to find in many (most) of the dishes. Flavors were one dimensional (e.g., corn chowder was delicious presentation of corn flavors, not lobster). Poached lobster was tough. Dessert was ok (delicious caramel braid). "
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "Poor quality food served cold by nice waiters. Lots of good restaurants in Vegas"
    Dined on 5/19/2014
  • "The restaurant is beautiful - waiter was good - but the food was NOT. Two of our entree's were sent back to the kitchen multiple times due to temperature and NEVER FIXED. Balance of the other entree's were "warm" at best. The manager and host created attention to our table and did NOT handle our situation discretely. The entree price at Aureole does not sync with the food quality and customer service -unfortunately we chose Aureole for our event. "
    Dined on 5/16/2014
  • "Very loud, and in general was the worst service of all restaurants we visited this week. The steak was great but they make you feel like hurry up and finish so i can go home. Would not go back. "
    Dined on 5/15/2014
  • "We had Happy Hour drinks first then the $58 Cirque Du Soleil Michael Jackson show 3 course special menu after the show. The food was very well prepared, service fast and friendly enough without being over the top. The atmosphere is a bit 'industrial' though and quite noisy - the place was full. Good value for money and the wine list had prices for all pockets. An enjoyable dinner"
    Dined on 5/5/2014
  • "This is a wonderful place to take wine drinker's who have never experienced the beauty of a professionally prepared meal paired with the perfect wine. People in our group were truly educated and elevated by the experience. PS, the Lamb is awesome!"
    Dined on 5/12/2014