Grotto

4.4
740 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Italian
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Inspired by classic Southern Italian cooking, Grotto offers delicious veal, chicken, seafood and house made pastas – the signature Osso Bucco is not to be missed! The breath-taking décor features spectacular hand-blown glass chandeliers, whimsical murals and custom-made polished iron scrollwork. Wine connoisseurs will be impressed with the extensive collection of Italian and domestic selections. With our winning combination of impeccable service, superb cuisine and passion for detail, Grotto is the perfect Las Vegas location for Italian dining.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Italian, Seafood, International
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Hours of operation
Sunday - Saturday Lunch
11:30am – 3pm
Sunday - Thursday Dinner
3pm – 10:30pm
Friday & Saturday Dinner
3pm - 11:30pm
Bar Hours
11:30am - 12am (Sunday -Thursday)
11:30am - 1am (Friday & Saturday)

Holiday Hours
11/24/16 (Thu) 11:30am - 10:30pm
12/25/16 (Sun) 4pm - 10:30pm
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Phone number
(702) 386-8341
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Payment options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Ray Bar
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Cross street
Casino Center Boulevard
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Parking details
Hotel valet or self parking garage with casino validation available. Private lots & metered street parking also available.
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Public transit
Las Vegas Blvd @ Fremont St.
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Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 740 People Are Saying
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5.0Dined on June 13, 2018

Food was excellent and service was on point.

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4.0Dined on June 12, 2018

The hostess at the bar is the only reason why I didn’t give the restaurant a 5-star review. She was unfriendly.

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4.0Dined on June 11, 2018

Food was very good. I got the Maui fish dish and would recommend it. There was an interesting drink menu to select from. Service was acceptable but a little slow.

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5.0Dined on May 29, 2018

We had a wonderful experience at Grotto, particularly with Carol as our server.

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1.0Dined on May 28, 2018

The food was excellent. Service was bad.

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3.0Dined on May 28, 2018

Good food, but service was disjointed. For example, main course was served without clearing app dishes making for a cramped table.

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4.0Dined on May 27, 2018

Jason, our server, was very attentive and provided excellent service.
The "half BBQ chicken" was a little dry but the spinach and potatoes were very good.

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3.0Dined on May 26, 2018

Pizza was soggy except right up at he top.. love the salad but would not get the pizza again

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5.0Dined on May 23, 2018

excellent Italian restaurant, with happy hour , veal & chicken parmesan was delicious

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4.0Dined on May 20, 2018

Pleasant, old fashioned Italian at relatively reasonable prices, but no "locals' discount." Service was very good, friendly and efficient. Given it's traditional, southern Italian style, I tried the veal parm that was four nice, smallish cutlets with generous cheese and sauce plus a moderate amount of angel hair pasta. It was very good. My wife had some shell-like pasts (I can't recall) with pancetta in a cream sauce that, like the veal, was not great but better than average. We first split a beet salad that was very fresh, but the dressing was pale.

I would not go out of my way to eat at Grotto, but, if I found myself at or near the Golden Nugget, and felt like old fashioned Italian, Grotto fits the bill.

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5.0Dined on May 19, 2018

Wonderful experience for my husband and I!!!

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5.0Dined on May 16, 2018

The waitress was helpful and nice. The food was wonderful. Best experience.

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4.0Dined on May 14, 2018

Great food, service and atmosphere

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5.0Dined on May 8, 2018

We come here EVERY time we are in Vegas! Top notch restaurant and staff!

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5.0Dined on May 2, 2018

Good food and service, you won't go wrong eating here.

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5.0Dined on May 1, 2018

Excellent food service atmosphere and reasonable prices

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4.0Dined on April 29, 2018

Food was excellent! Waiter seemed over-taxed so service wasn't great on drinks.

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4.0Dined on April 28, 2018

the food was very good... service good... there was not a lot of attention giving but the food was great

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3.0Dined on April 22, 2018

took 20 minutes to get our waiter to take our order, another 15 minutes to getour drinks, then didnt bother to come back to check on the food, we had to ask another worker for another set of utensils because our server kept "forgetting" it even after he brought our food.

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3.0Dined on April 22, 2018

A bit loud as the restaurant is near the gambling machines. The food was decent. The desserts were great.

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5.0Dined on April 20, 2018

Our pizza was great

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5.0Dined on April 17, 2018

Food and service was great. Varied menu beautiful, delicious desserts

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5.0Dined on April 16, 2018

Always a must when I’m in Vegas! Try the spaghetti and meatballs and chopped salad. Don’t forget peach Bellini!

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5.0Dined on April 16, 2018

Excellent food! The stuffed mushrooms are an absolute must have. They will leave you delirious! The Calamari app was perfectly fried, crisp and tender; amazing as well. Healthy portions and "real deal" bread leave you more than satisfied!

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1.0Dined on April 15, 2018

The service was horrible. Three of us were served cold food. My roasted chicken ravioli had no chicken to be found. It was like one big blob of pasta with sauce on it...sent it back.
Really too bad, as downtown Las Vegas has limited dinner spots near Fremont Street. Save your money and gamble! Better odds there

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Never a bad experience here. Always good food and great service. I perform at the Golden Nugget and often meet friends here before a show. Everyone seems to enjoy it.

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5.0Dined on April 9, 2018

We were seated next to the pool and it was very pleasant atmosphere. We ordered a couple of pizzas, and spaghetti and all of it was delicious. The beard and oil served pre-dinner was fabulous.

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5.0Dined on April 4, 2018

Server was nice, seemed as though he had too many tables to engage in conversation.

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5.0Dined on March 28, 2018

My mom and I went here for our first dinner in Vegas and it was wonderful. We split a bottle of wine and the food was very enjoyable. We would suggest this place for those who are willing to share food as the protion sizes were more than enough for one person. We highly suggest sharing the Lobster Bisque Soup and an entre (we had gotten individual entres and my mom could not finish hers) so you have room for a dessert. We tried the "vanilla cake with strawberry" (not the real name) and it was amazing. I only wish I had not been so full from the soup and our two main dishes to enjoy it even more!

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5.0Dined on March 28, 2018

We love this restaurant. We go here every Time we come to Vegas. Great food. Great service. Great ambiance. Our waiter Artie was stupendous!

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4.0Dined on March 27, 2018

Very good!

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3.0Dined on March 21, 2018

Haven’t been for a few years. Service was not so good she forgot my salad, didn’t check with us as often as we saw with others. Dinner was rather mediocre

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5.0Dined on March 12, 2018

Everything was expected and quality was top-notch.

Two minor complaints.
I ordered the Veal Parm.
1. It came with angel hair pasta, not my favorite but ok. However the amount of pasta was to say the least a drop-in-the-bucket. I mean really?
Pasta is CHEAP folks! Twice as much would still be too little.
Grotto, there's an "old" expression in the restaurant industry "Give them the Pickle!" If you are too YOUNG to understand the meaning, look it up and learn.

Suggestion: Go with fettuccini or ziti as a side and give a substantial amount.

2. This is an ITALIAN Restaurant! Espresso should be served with AT LEAST a lemon rind and hey through in a small biscotti! (See about the Pickle above!)

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4.0Dined on March 11, 2018

Angela was a phenomenal waitress! She catered to our requests, had an outgoing personality and made our dinner enjoyable. We would come back just to visit her but the food was delicious also! We had a great view of the Golden Nugget pool, as well.

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4.0Dined on March 11, 2018

2nd time I’ve eaten at the grotto, love their food. Only thing bad was my guest ordered gluten free spaghetti and they brought ziti instead which is fine as long as it’s still gluten free but the pasta was also not cooked all the way.

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5.0Dined on March 8, 2018

So, so good! The combination of flavors was perfect! We'll definitely be back!

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5.0Dined on March 7, 2018

Awesome food and great service. Would highly recommend!

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4.0Dined on March 6, 2018

Veal is the standout ingredient here. If Keith is working, ask for him. He's terrific.

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4.0Dined on March 1, 2018

What can I say? It's Italian! The menu has a very good variety of choices. My husband had a Caesar salad that was authenticate and included anchovies (which is how he assesses a good Caesar salad. He enjoyed the chicken parmesan of which he is also very picky. I had a delicious seafood and pasta dish accompanied by Chianti. We did, however, see some pizza dishes being delivered to other patrons and it looked pretty amazing and will be on the list of items to share when we return. This restaurant has something for everyone.

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5.0Dined on February 26, 2018

Really loved the lobster bisque.
Enjoyed the table by the pool.
Missed the dessert you used to have. It was a chocolate mousse with vanilla mousse. Hope you bring it back soon!

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