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Nellie's Southern Kitchen, Las Vegas, NV

Nellie's Southern Kitchen

4.3
4.3
1145 Reviews
$31 to $50
Southern
Visitors to the Las Vegas Strip in the mood for authentic southern cuisine need look no further than the just-like-Grandma-used-to-make dishes of Executive Chef Mario Nichols, a transplant from the kitchen of this restaurant's North Carolina original location. Grandma is real, too: Nellie was the grandmother of Kevin Jonas, Sr., "Papa Jonas" to the fans of his famous sons, and the founder of Nellie's. The food - including freshmade biscuits, shrimp and grits, and chicken and dumplins, shares top billing with Nellie's hospitality and decor. The gorgeous venue, located within the District of MGM Grand, opposite the Grand Garden Arena and close to Wet Republic, Top Golf and the MGM convention center, is open 7 days for lunch and dinner. As you would expect from a Jonas Family Experience, there is free entertainment nightly.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 40 times today

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    $31 to $50
  • Cuisines
    Southern, Creole / Cajun / Southern, Soul food
  • Hours of operation
    Daily 11:00 am–10:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (702) 640-0156
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Executive chef
    Mario Nichols
  • Neighborhood
    The Strip
  • Cross street
    Tropicana Boulevard and Koval Ave.
  • Parking details
    Public Lot
  • Public transit
    Monorail Drops at MGM Grand and Nellie's is located at the bottom of the escalators to the left when going to Grand Garden Arena
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 1,145 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.3
4.3 based on recent ratings
  • 4.3Food
  • 4.4Service
  • 4.3Ambience
  • 3.9Value

NoiseModerate

1,145 Reviews
  1. Cary1247

    Las Vegas

    115 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    115 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    This was out first time dining at Nellie's and we had a great time. Our server Dana, from Hawaii, was just a delight and she was very attentive. The food was very tasty and I highly recommend the Meatloaf. IT was delicious.

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  2. OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    9 reviews

    3.0

    9 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    Food was Great and the Girl performing live music was awesome but the service could have been better.

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  3. Ladytex

    Las Vegas

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The catfish I ordered was cooked to perfection. It was crunchy not too hard not too soft cornmeal crust on it was perfect. And the fries were great. My waiter was very nice. The corn biscuits were really good. The music was great.

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  4. OpenTable Diner

    San Francisco

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    Biscuits were good. Everything else was overpriced and bland.

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  5. OpenTable Diner

    Central Coast

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent food and we will be returning next visit

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  6. OpenTable Diner

    Las Vegas

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    I had an absolutely delightful experience. The food was exquisite, bursting with flavor and expertly prepared. The ambiance was equally impressive, creating a warm and inviting atmosphere that enhanced the entire dining experience.

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  7. OpenTable Diner

    Las Vegas

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food and service is great and I will go back as well as recommend Nellie’s to my friends and family 

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  8. OpenTable Diner

    San Diego

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Egg rolls and okra were great! Chicken just ok. Grits were different but very good. Great service.

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  9. JoeP

    Dallas

    15 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    15 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 1
    Not the best southern meal I’ve had, but not the worst. The pulled pork sandwich soaked the bun very quickly, making it a knife-and-fork plate. The bun needed to be better designed for such a wet sandwich. The floor at my table was covered in sugar, making it very slick and a definite slip hazard. And the tables are jammed close together - too close for southern hospitality. One thing that immediately made my experience bad was the hostess didn’t seem to know how to handle the crowds waiting. I had a reservation (thru Open Table) but instead of asking me next, she allowed two groups of diners (6 and 7 people each) to cut in front of me and be seated - without reservations. That was rude. Sorry, Nellie, a pulled pork sandwich and drink just isn’t worth $40 for that experience. I won’t return.

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  10. OpenTable Diner

    San Francisco

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on May 20, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Service was amazing. Food seemed okay, nothing too special. Value seemed expensive.

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FAQs

Nellie's Southern Kitchen is rated 4.3 stars by 1145 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 40 times today
Google Map for Nellie's Southern Kitchen

3799 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Cross street
    Tropicana Boulevard and Koval Ave.
  • Neighborhood
    The Strip
  • Hours of operation
    Daily 11:00 am–10:00 pm
  • Price
    $31 to $50
  • Cuisines
    Southern, Creole / Cajun / Southern, Soul food
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking details
    Public Lot
  • Public transit
    Monorail Drops at MGM Grand and Nellie's is located at the bottom of the escalators to the left when going to Grand Garden Arena
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive chef
    Mario Nichols
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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