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About Buddy V's at The Venetian

Buddy V’s is the Cake Boss, Buddy Valastro's fun and relaxed casual Italian restaurant located in the Venetian Resort and Casino on the Las Vegas Strip. Inspired by the large family gatherings and special meals Buddy grew up with, Buddy V's offers fans and families alike an approachable and memorable meal in a comfortable atmosphere.

3327 South Las Vegas Blvd
#2812
Las Vegas, NV 89109
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Italian, American, Dessert

Hours of Operation:
Brunch
Sat, Sun 10:30 am–2:30 pm
Lunch
Daily 11:30 am–3:00 pm
Dinner
Mon–Thu, Sun 5:00 pm–10:00 pm
Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–11:00 pm

Cross Street:
Spring Mountain

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(702) 607-2355

Website:
http://www.buddyvlasvegas.com/

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Details
Mon - Thu 12:00PM - 1:00PM

Private Dining

Buddy V’s casual dining amid upscale and Italian décor classic restaurant can accommodate your intimate private dinners for 10 guests to large cocktail receptions up to 500 guests. Buddy V's also boasts 2 charming private dining rooms. Buy Outs are also available.

Buddy V's at The Venetian Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.5

ambience

4.4

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

93% would recommend it to a friend

Comfort Food (92)
Special Occasion (90)
Good for a Date (80)
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Casual (75)
Good for Groups (70)
Good for Birthdays (67)
Good for Anniversaries (62)
Authentic (57)
Fun (54)
Romantic (52)
Scenic View (47)
Fit for Foodies (43)
Pre/post Theatre (43)
Great for Lunch (42)
Business Meals (39)
Kid-friendly (36)
Cozy (35)
Creative Cuisine (29)
Sunday Lunch (26)
Worth the Drive (26)
Great for Brunch (24)
Bar Seating (22)
Live Music (21)
People Watching (19)
Hot Spot (16)
Notable Wine List (16)
Happy Hour (15)
Neighborhood Gem (15)
Quiet Conversation (14)
Handcrafted Cocktails (12)
Tasting Menu (11)
Disabled Access (9)
Vibrant Bar Scene (9)
Quick Bite (8)
Seasonal (8)
Good Vegetarian Options (7)
Late-night Find (6)
Great Beer (4)
Healthy (4)
Local Ingredients (4)
Waterfront (3)
Afternoon Coffee (2)
Paleo Friendly (2)
Spicy (2)
Tapas (2)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Great for Outdoor Dining (1)
Vegan (1)
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·Dined 2 days ago

We make sure we visit Buddy Vs every time we are in Las Vegas. One of my favorite restaurants anywhere

Tags: Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined 2 days ago

Always incredibly authentic food and fantastic service. Best Meatballs in town. Can’t wait to go back.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Authentic, Comfort Food, Scenic View, Good for a Date
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined 5 days ago

Food is good, environment is fun but it’s very expensive for pasta.

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 (México)·Dined 7 days ago

La cocina aquí es casual y casera vestida a fuerza de fine dining, es mejor entenderlo como un gran acierto para una comida casual y listo; su ubicación es espectacular en el The Venetian tienen grandes ventanales al strip y the Palazzo, la decoración es sencilla la cocina es abierta y el personal muy amable y bien coordinado;

Nuestra comida fue una grata sorpresa casi en todo: los calamares del principio estaban no crujientes y el aceite tenia varios usos , notable para quienes tenemos ese detalle en nariz y gusto e imperdonable para un restaurante de nivel, acierto fueron los banana peppers q vienen en el plato también fritos,malo por su cocción ;

Los main courses fueron buenos a secas también, una burger muy decente pero le faltaba algo mas para q fuera espectacular, el termino se les paso un poco y esperaría una carne de mayor calidad, las fries son geniales con sus hierbas toscanas y parmesano!

Pedimos una carbonara que se les aplaude en la salsa ya que usaron auténtico Guanciale y la consistencia era cremosa y tersa, el tema es otra vez la calidad ( en este caso de la pasta ) se sentía un spaghetti barato de bolsita, siendo cocina casera, siendo el tema de la cocina de la familia de Buddy y siendo q estamos en las Vegas y estás listo a pagar bien por un platillo ESPERARÍA PASTA FRESCA O UNA PASTA TOSCANA DE SIENA DE MUY BUENA CALIDAD.

Tienen una corta pero cumplidora carta de vinos , optamos por un buen Prosseco
Sin duda lo mejor de la noche fue el postre: LOS CANNOLIS, estos son una obra de arte, la masa es divinamente frita y crujiente, el sabor es limpio y ligeramente dulce el termino y grosor es perfecto, el relleno es una fina y maravillosa crema de mascarpone tersa ,untuosa, nada empalagosa, es como si estuvieras comiendo una cucharada directa del queso PERO MEJOR!

En resumen Buddy V’s es para los fans de corazón del buen gordito y para comer relax y con una bella vista al atardecer en el strip,
Bueno, Bonito y Excelente precio para la ubicación.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Casual, Hot Spot, Comfort Food, Quiet Conversation, Bar Seating, Quick Bite, Authentic, Scenic View, People Watching
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on January 16, 2018

Beautiful decor with great views of the strip. The staff was very friendly and attentive. Great for a romantic date or special occasion.
The food is the best I have tasted! Homemade recipes shared, can't get better than that. They made our 24 anniversary perfect even down to our dessert writing happy anniversary on the plate!

Tags: Happy Hour, Business Meals, Good for Groups, Cozy, Comfort Food, Scenic View, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Romantic, Good for Birthdays
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 16, 2018

Sunday Gravy is my favorite dish and for dessert get the lobster tail pastry you won’t be disappointed.

Tags: Comfort Food, Casual
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on January 15, 2018

My wife is 100% Italian and this is our fav reasonably priced Italian restaurant in LV. Very good food reasonably priced with nice service and good atmosphere.

Tags: Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Bar Seating, Authentic
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·Dined on January 15, 2018

Great Food not a great Tavel even with reservations

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 14, 2018

The food at this restaurant is so delicious! I have food restrictions and they were so great at creating a dish that was within my dietary needs.i had the most wonderful octopus salad.

Tags: Special Occasion, Comfort Food, Notable Wine List, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on January 14, 2018

I enjoyed one of the best brunch menus ever! Buddy V's had a variety of breakfast and lunch items- all delicious and abundant. The entire staff was friendly, helpful, and collaborative. Everyone seemed to be working together to make sure our experience was a positive one, and they didn't disappoint. Fabulous! Next time I'm in Las Vegas, I will be going back.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Fun, Live Music
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·Dined on January 14, 2018

Our waiter was the best I’ve ever had. Thanks again!

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on January 13, 2018

This was my second visit to Buddy V's and I can happily say, it will definitely not be my last!

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 (Montana)·Dined on January 12, 2018

Nice place for a business meal. Our server, Georgio, was awesome. He advised that we just let the Chef choose. We agreed and had an awesome meal. Branzino, Chicken Picatta, Fillet, and Penne alla vodka. paired with wonderful appetizers and great desserts.

My advice is to let the chef take care of ordering!

Tags: Business Meals
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 11, 2018

Good central location for a business meeting in Vegas. Authentic Italian food was delicious. And the desserts are incredible!

Tags: Kid-friendly, Fun, Comfort Food, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on January 11, 2018

Everything good but very noisy

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·Dined on January 9, 2018

Food was tasty. Service from wait staff was very friendly and attentive. Kitchen was REALLY slow, we waited almost 40 minutes for our food, which was just two burgers and a salad.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Fun, Good Vegetarian Options, Business Meals, Good for a Date
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·Dined on January 8, 2018

Fantastic food at Buddy V's! Best Italian food that I've eaten out at, for a long time. Would highly recommend it to anyone wanting good comfort food and you can't beat the view.

Tags: Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Comfort Food
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 8, 2018

Our server Gorgio was outstanding. I was entertaining clients from out of town. He offered to take the menus and trust him to serve us a good meal. He exceeded our expectations. Top notch service and great tasting food. He even accommodated my vegan request.

Tags: Vegan, Good for Groups
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 7, 2018

We went on Sunday and was able to eat from the brunch menu! Well worth it!! This would be a fun spot for a big party or a good size family.

Tags: Special Occasion, Casual, Fun, Great for Brunch, Scenic View
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Service and food was awesome, candle low light setting so it was a warm feel good for a date night or friends gathering.

Tags: Comfort Food, Good for a Date
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·Dined on January 7, 2018

Easily one of my top five favorite restaurants on the Vegas strip!!!

Tags: Special Occasion, Comfort Food, Romantic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Scenic View, Afternoon Tea
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 7, 2018

The food was excellent. Everything came out perfect. My only complaint was that I ordered a large beer and the price wasn’t listed but when the bill came it was $19 which was a little excessive

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Good for a Date, Great for Lunch
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Our server was absolutely amazing!! Spent time with our table knew the menu so well and offered great recommendations. I’d suggest buddy v’s to anyone in vegas

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 (Denver)·Dined on January 5, 2018

Terrific food and fantastic desserts. Will come back.

Tags: Quick Bite, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Scenic View, Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch, Good for Groups, Disabled Access
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·Dined on January 3, 2018

We had the cheese steak sandwich, the meatballs and garlic bread and it was fantastic! There was way too much food and the garlic bread was massive but it was all very, very good. Definitely have to try the strawberry lemonade because it’s amazing and you get a cup to take home:)

Tags: Casual, Great for Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Kid-friendly
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·Dined on January 3, 2018

Very good food, honest prices, good ambiance. Worth to go.

Tags: Good for a Date, Sunday Lunch, Good for Groups
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·Dined on January 3, 2018

Great food. Great portions. Great service.

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·Dined on January 3, 2018

Muy rica la comida italiana, la atención muy buena desde que llegaste hasta que te vas.
Lo recomiendo, sólo si debes hacer reservación para ir y entrar en la hora.

Gracias por la atención.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 2, 2018

What can I say but I from NJ and have eaten enough Italian food for a life time . But I gotta say even with all the Buddy hype. The food, service and ambiance was perfect. Buddy’s delivers what traditional Italian dishes should taste and be priced at. Great Job!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 2, 2018

Great food. Awkward service.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 2, 2018

We had a great meal at Buddy’s. We were seated right in front of the open kitchen and although noisy it was fun to see and hear the chefs. The food was fantastic: real home-cooked style Italian food. The service was impeccable, we never had to ask for top-ups. The warm Nutella cake for dessert was particularly good. Unfortunately I was a bit under the weather so I had a poor appetite but we have vowed to return to Vegas purely so we can return to Buddy’s!

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 (Orange County)·Dined on January 2, 2018

Wonderful service for our anniversary.

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 (Pittsburgh)·Dined on January 2, 2018

Met friends from out of town there for dinner on Jan 1. Crowds everywhere! Hostess seated us in area where we could hear each other speak. I recommended the salmon as it is a favorite of mine. They loved it. My hubby had the Sunday Gravy special and loved it. I had the chicken and rigatoni but bad choice as too dry. I took it home and added sauce from a jar and it was great on Jan 2! The mozzarella app was delicious. Side salad too many greens heaped on plate and not enough dressing. We skipped dessert. We definitely will go back as I'll need to have that salmon dish again!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Comfort Food
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on January 2, 2018

Across from Carlos' Bakery, and owned by same "Cake Boss" family. Solid home-style family Italian recipes. Pricier than off-strip restaurants, but a nice break from the buffets. Wait staff very friendly and accommodating. Casual atmosphere. Recommend reservations, especially on weekends.

Tags: Good for Groups, Casual, Kid-friendly, Comfort Food
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·Dined on January 1, 2018

Great food and service, loved it all! Carlos Bakery is right across from it!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Comfort Food
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Waitress was amazing. Food was amazing. Had the veal marsala, meatballs, calimari and sangria. All delicious.

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·Dined on January 1, 2018

Fin decaño

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·Dined on January 1, 2018

New years eve dinner menu not very good. Italian restaurant but server forgot to bring parmesan to our table in italy that would be a sin (lol). Portions of pasta are big can be easily shared, i wish the server would have informed us. Desserts are also big and delicious!!!

Tags: Good for Groups
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vip
 (Phoenix)·Dined on December 31, 2017

We aren’t big on buffets (fat lazy people in electric carts, come to mind,) but this one is a bit different. It was more like an Italian brunch buffet. I thought it was great! Great food, fairly easy to get to, service was a little poor/slow, but that’s what you get at a buffet and why you just tip a lot less. I also expected since this was the “cake boss” guy’s restaurant, there would be some over-the-top, epic desserts available. They were good, but just unremarkable. If I HAD to do a buffet, this would be the one I would go to. All others are pretty bad, and fall off a cliff from here.

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Ambiente familiar y acogedor. Excelente servicio. Sería excelente si agregarán al menú más opciones vegana y vegetarianas.

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