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Bootlegger Bistro

4.8
4.8
2089 Reviews
$30 and under
Italian

Good things never change. Since 1955 Chef Maria of the Bootlegger Bistro "Nevada's First Restaurateur of the Year" has been creating the finest in Italian cuisine for generations of satisfied customers. Big portions, great food, and a relaxed romantic atmosphere. Featuring Classic Vintage Vegas Entertainment 7 nights a week, The Bootlegger Bistro constantly tops Las Vegas’s best of lists and has been featured on everything from ABC Television to Bravo and the Food Network. Full menu and video poker at our bar. The Bootlegger Bistro where celebrity’s and locals gather.

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Booked 46 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    Italian, American, Steakhouse

  • Hours of operation

    Lunch Daily 11:00 am–3:00 pm Dinner Daily 3:00 pm–10:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (702) 736-4939

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Executive chef

    Maria Perry

  • Catering

    Catering Menu available for pick-up through our Take-Out Department. Call 702-736-7080.

  • Private party facilities

    Elegant private room available for up to 50 people.

  • Private party contact

    Natalie Devitt: (702) 736-4939

  • Neighborhood

    South Las Vegas

  • Cross street

    Robindale

  • Parking details

    Easy access from both Las Vegas Blvd South and Robindale. Truck and bus turnaround and parking.

  • Entertainment

    Live Vintage Vegas Entertainment, 7 nights a week. Vegas the way it used to be. Vegas the way it’s supposed to be.

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Delivery, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Late Night, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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What 2,089 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

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

4.8
4.8 based on recent ratings
  • 4.7Food
  • 4.8Service
  • 4.7Ambience
  • 4.6Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • South Las Vegas

    Best Overall

  • South Las Vegas

    Best Food

  • South Las Vegas

    Best Service

  • South Las Vegas

    Best Ambiance

  • South Las Vegas

    Best Value

  • South Las Vegas

    Fit for Foodies

  • South Las Vegas

    Good for Groups

  • South Las Vegas

    Neighborhood Gem

  • South Las Vegas

    Notable Wine List

  • South Las Vegas

    Romantic

  • South Las Vegas

    Special Occasion

  • South Las Vegas

    Vibrant Bar Scene

  • South Las Vegas

    Most Booked

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  1. GC

    GlennC

    Dallas

    10 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined today

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Always a favorite- Great service and food, as always

  2. SS

    StanS

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    The restaurant and the staff are excellent the food was commensurate with them. Wait and support staff were superb, portions were excellent flavors were spot on with no overpowering flavors. In short it was wonderful and to top it all off was a gentleman playing a harp, to perfection. It was incredible. Bravo to the staff and owners of this fine establishment

  3. e

    eddiez

    Tahoe

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    We were incredibly pleased with the harpist who is extremely talented. Robert, our server, gets 5 stars for his stellar service.

  4. S

    Shaker1

    Las Vegas

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    It is always a great experience when we dine at Bootlegger!

  5. j

    jennifer

    Las Vegas

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall3food3service5ambience5

    Eggplant was flavorful. Lasagna was small and missing that home made taste.

  6. MC

    MarcoC

    Las Vegas

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall3food1service3ambience5

    So, we went The Bootlegger last night for a Father's Day dinner, based on reviews we've seen here in the group. It was very disappointing. My grandmother ordered the lasagna and the cheese on top was hard and crusted, not like what you'd expect from melted cheese on top of lasagna. More like it was sitting under a heat lamp since lunch. I had the veal saltimbocca. It was burned on top and dry on the inside. Similar to sitting under a heat lamp for hours. The fettuccine on the side was good but nothing crazy. The wife had the carbonara, which was really good but nothing to crave about. We ordered the hot appetizer combo which had calamari, fried ravioli and shrimp. It was the best part of the meal. Took forever for bread to arrive. The table that arrived 30 minutes after us received their bread before we did.

  7. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall5food5service4ambience5

    The restaurant was amazingly decorated, the food was beyond fabulous!! Our waitress was a little slow about checking on us, but one of the bus boys refilled our drinks for us in her absence. We will definitely be back!!

  8. LH

    LesterH

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    The overall experience was beyond what we expected, we couldn’t have found a better place to celebrate our 40th anniversary. Thanks.

  9. JB

    JeffreyB

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Bootleggers is always consistent never had a bad dish. Claudia are server was just outstanding as was Eddy who is our normal server who was the food runner that night. The best Orange Ruffy in town.

  10. MB

    MBDW

    Salt Lake City

    43 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    43 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall4food4service5ambience4

    Service was great! Sadly, Prices have really gone up

  11. LB

    LizB

    Las Vegas

    18 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    18 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall3food2service5ambience3

    Definitely not as good as it used to be. One of the specials for the evening was the lobster bisque. It was inedible . It was like sucking on a salt stick. Had to send it back. Eggplant Parm was OK but it was just warm as was the side pasta. Portions have definitely gotten smaller. Very noisy restaurant.

  12. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Las Vegas

    21 reviews

    5.0

    21 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Excellent service and an amazing dinner was had by all.

  13. BR

    BRANDIH

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    We love Bootlegger! Atmosphere, food, service..Everything! Favorite Italian cuisine.

  14. MS

    MichaelS

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Best Italian in Vegas!! Born and raised in Vegas I've been going here as long as I can remember.

  15. a

    anthonyb

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Amazing experience!! Josh our waiter was spot on!!! Recognized our anniversary with a special dessert to share!!! We will definitely be back

  16. YM

    YolandaM

    Denver

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Wonderful food, ambiance and entertainment. It wads a perfect evening out.

  17. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Palm Springs

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Our first time at Bootleggers and it will not be our last. Excellent food and cocktails. Service was excellent.

  18. JR

    JanR

    Las Vegas

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    This is a great option for dining when you are in Las Vegas. It is full of history, a really nice beautiful restaurant and the food was outstanding. The reviews that we read gave it 2 $$. I thought the prices were definitely higher than $$, but it was worth the extra$. We enjoyed it.

  19. R

    Rsantisteban

    Miami

    4 reviews

    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on June 14, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience4

    A wonderful local spot that has been a popular local restaurant since 1949. This is way off the strip but it was nice to get away from it all for a few hours. Live music was wonderful and the food was very good.

  20. X

    Xxxxx

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 11, 2022

    overall2food3service2ambience2

    They put us in the bar area (didn’t say when I reserved). It was very noisy. Service was very slow. Small portions and very expensive.

  21. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Las Vegas

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    first time great impressions

  22. GH

    GinaH

    Tahoe

    3 reviews

    2.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on June 10, 2022

    overall2food2service1ambience1

    Food was disappointing and the wait staff wasn’t much better m. I’ve dined here years ago and it was fantastic, won’t go back.

  23. MF

    MichelleF

    Las Vegas

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on June 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    It’s a great little old school Vegas nostalgic experience and place. It was a great evening catching up with friends I hadn’t seen in months.

  24. IU

    IdelmaU

    Raleigh

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on June 7, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    For my first visit, I was pleasantly surprised. The front check-In desk was so helpful in getting me seated quickly. My server, Claudia was awesome. Sher explained the history and unique recipes. After a wonderful dinner, I went to the Copa and throughly enjoyed Santa Fe and the Fat City Horns. A great evening of delicious food and outstanding entertainment. A must experience for locals and friends visiting Las Vegas. A hidden gem. I will return and become a regular!

  25. TB

    TinaB

    Louisville

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on June 7, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    We have lived in LV for almost 20 yrs. This was a GEM of a find!! The food and service was fantastic!! After I misunderstood the process of making dinner reservations AND Copa Room reservations, the manager-Mark went out of his way to help me get it all straightened out so we could fit both in for the evening! NOW THATS CUSTOMER SERVICE!! He also came out to meet us at cocktails, dinner and at the show!! The food was some of the best Italian we've ever had! Its now our special place to go and to take friends!!

  26. m

    maureenb

    Las Vegas

    7 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on June 5, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4

    Everything was great with one exception. One more person joined us so our waiter moved us to a larger table. Once he moved us he NEVER came back. We sat for over a 1/2 hour before someone else came to the table and asked if we had ordered. The original waiter came over later and apologized stating that he had FORGOTTEN us,.

  27. M

    Masteronegolf

    Orange County

    22 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    22 reviews

    Dined on June 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Saturday night Date night. Awesome service and live piano music. A + food service and ambiance ! Will be back ! Old school rocks!

  28. d

    dina

    Las Vegas

    46 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    46 reviews

    Dined on June 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Always amazing!!! The food and service is outstanding, Eddie was awesome took such good care of us , this is old school dining at the best!!!!

  29. P

    Pammi

    Orange County

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on June 4, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Amazing every time! As a native, been going since the old location and the quality hasn’t changed. Even after all these years!

  30. MH

    MikeH

    Las Vegas

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 2, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    The food and service was outstanding as always. We will come back.

  31. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Portland

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 30, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Anniversary

  32. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Las Vegas

    14 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    14 reviews

    Dined on May 29, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    The service and food were amazing like always!

  33. SS

    SheilaS

    Las Vegas

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 26, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    On this visit, we took a friend and a daughter, recently moved here, who had never been to Bootlegger Bistro. I* ad told her the history of the family owned restaurant from its beginning. My daughter is an avid music lover as we are and she loved the restaurant, the food, and Mariano Gonzalez, the very talented harp player. I play the harp and love to hear him. He is incredible. We are happy to see the Bistro doing so well once again after The Pandemic. And we plan to return often and bring friends and family.

  34. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Las Vegas

    12 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on May 26, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Food was great as always.

  35. MM

    MikeM

    Las Vegas

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on May 26, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Food is always excellent. Service terrific. Been eating at Bootleggers for 40 years. It’s always excellent.!!

  36. AN

    ANGELOK

    Las Vegas

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Fabulous food great service can’t wait to come back .Serv was top notch!

  37. AM

    AlysonM

    Seattle

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Yummy food and great service! Enjoyed the harp player

  38. PY

    PamY

    Nashville

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 24, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    A great old time venue with really good food! Highly recommend.

  39. DN

    DavidN

    New Mexico

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 24, 2022

    overall4food3service2ambience2

    Waiter never came by to follow up. Had to ask busser for parm. Cheese. Info for comb. Show and food nonexistent on reservation app. Almost missed show.

  40. K

    Kend

    Las Vegas

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 22, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Great service and the food was excellent. We’ll be back…soon!

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

FAQs

Bootlegger Bistro does offer delivery in partnership with Postmates. Bootlegger Bistro also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (702) 736-4939.

Bootlegger Bistro is rated 4.8 stars by 2089 OpenTable diners.

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

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Booked 46 times today
Google Map for Bootlegger Bistro

7700 Las Vegas Blvd Las Vegas, NV 89123

Additional information

  • Cross street

    Robindale

  • Neighborhood

    South Las Vegas

  • Hours of operation

    Lunch Daily 11:00 am–3:00 pm Dinner Daily 3:00 pm–10:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Italian, American, Steakhouse

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking details

    Easy access from both Las Vegas Blvd South and Robindale. Truck and bus turnaround and parking.

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    Maria Perry

  • Entertainment

    Live Vintage Vegas Entertainment, 7 nights a week. Vegas the way it used to be. Vegas the way it’s supposed to be.

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Delivery, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Late Night, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (702) 736-4939

  • Catering

    Catering Menu available for pick-up through our Take-Out Department. Call 702-736-7080.

  • Private party facilities

    Elegant private room available for up to 50 people.

  • Private party contact

    Natalie Devitt: (702) 736-4939

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