The Neighborhood

Dining

Le Thai

523 Fremont St., Las Vegas, NV 89101

lethaivegas.com

Small, trendy restaurant offering Thai favorites, weekly specials, specialty cocktails and beer. (Insider tip: The spice scale is 1-4 and 4 is spicy as hell.)

Therapy

518 East Fremont St., Las Vegas, NV 89101

therapylv.com

Therapy is serving up delicious modern American fare in a relaxed atmosphere. Make sure to give their handcrafted cocktails a taste.

Glutton

616 E. Carson Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89101

gluttonlv.com

Upscale new American cuisine. Surprisingly cozy, industrial chic setting. Savory meats, house-made pastas, locally-sourced produce, barrel-aged cocktails.

Zydeco Po Boys

616 E Carson Ave #140, Las Vegas, NV 89101

ZydecoPo-boys.com

Cajun classics that give diners a taste of an authentic Louisiana kitchen with gumbo, po-boy sandwiches, red beans and rice, and more. Great vegetarian options.

Vegenation

616 E. Carson Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89101

vegenationlv.com

The 100 percent plant based kitchen restaurant serving fresh, global street food. Eat here and feel really damn good. Innovative, eco-conscious choices in every dish.

Bōchō

124 S 6th St, Ste. 150, Las Vegas, NV 89101

bochosushi.com

Japanese for “knife,” Bōchō is Chef Dan Coughlin's (Le Thai) 18-seat sushi bar and restaurant serves fresh sushi and other traditional fare. Bonus: karaoke rooms.

Flippin’ Good

505 Fremont St., Las Vegas, NV 89101

FlippinGood.com

There is nothing like a fresh burger and shake. Flippin’ Good you offers just that with a patty of your choice on a soft bun. Most items are $5 or less.

The Smashed Pig

509 Fremont St., Las Vegas, NV 89101

TheSmashedPig.com

Authentic English gastropub where world-class executive chefs prepare a seasonal menu of exquisite, savory dishes daily. Great craft beers, contemporary eats.

Eat

707 Carson Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89101

EatLV.com

Hot for brunch and lunch, Eat is the place to get your comfort food fix with a gourmet twist.

Chow

1020 Fremont St., Las Vegas, NV 89101

Chowdtlv.com

Chow serves simple, soulful, rockin’ good food for anyone with a hankering for Southern-fried chicken and Chinese favorites.

PublicUs

1126 Fremont St., Las Vegas, NV 89101

PublicUsLV.com

The canteen-style restaurant and coffee bar with crafted java drinks developed by World Barista Champion Cole McBride. New items daily.

Carson Kitchen

124 S. 6th St, Ste. 100, Las Vegas, NV 89101

CarsonKitchen.com

Late celeb chef Kerry Simon’s sleek gastropub serves gourmet burgers, stone-oven flatbread. Share a “social plate” on the rooftop patio, mingle at the fire pit.

Donut Bar

24 S 6th St #140, Las Vegas, NV 89101

DonutBar.com

Out of San Diego, the modern bakeshop offers oversize donuts in crazy flavors like the Pop Tart donut. The menu changes daily and they don’t close until they sell out.

Bronze Cafe

611 Fremont St., Las Vegas, NV 89101

facebook.com/bronzecafelv

For something quick and healthy Bronze Café is the spot for salads, smoothies and sandwiches. Everything can be made vegan, too.

Itsy Bitsy Ramen and Whisky

150 Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89101

itsybitsyramen.com

Nouveau Japanese cuisine. Build your own ramen or chow on sushi burritos, menchi katsu burgers, or chicken katsu sandwich. Nice selection of Japanese spirits.

Rachel’s Kitchen

150 Las Vegas Blvd. N. #160, Las Vegas, NV 89101

RachelsKitchen.com

The fast-casual restaurant’s menu consists of juices, smoothies, wraps, pizzas, pastas and more.

La Comida

100 6th St, Las Vegas, NV 89101

lacomidalv.com

La Comida takes familiar favorites and twists them in irreverent ways, satisfying simple taco lovers and sophisticated mole connoisseurs alike.

Fiddlestix inside Gold Spike

217 N Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89101

goldspike.com

A modern cafe with late night bar favorites, breakfast, and healthier items like build-your-own yogurt parfaits and acai bowls. Don’t miss: killer boozy milkshakes.

The Perch

707 Fremont St, Las Vegas, NV 89101

theperchlv.com

Relaxed small plates restaurant with a full bar and a view. Perfect for a business lunch or a late night bite overlooking the Container Park stage.

Big Ern’s BBQ

707 Fremont St, Las Vegas, NV 89101

bigernsbbq.com

Smoked daily, Big Ern’s has delicious, made-from-scratch dishes, including low-and-slow smoked meats, no-mayo potato salad, and tender-crisp fried okra.

Makers & Finders

1120 S. Main St. #110, Las Vegas, NV 89101

bigernsbbq.com

Latin comfort food includes arepas and an over-the-top smoked lox bagel. Made-to-order coffee with a variety of grounds and pours—and the option to go Irish.

Rock ‘N’ Noodles

1108 S. 3rd St, Las Vegas, NV 89101

RockNoodles.com

The fast-casual restaurant specializes in noodle entrees inspired by rock ‘n’ roll songs with items such as the Great Balls of Fire spicy spaghetti and meatballs.

Casa Don Juan

1204 S. Main St., Las Vegas, NV 89101

CasaDonJuanLV.com

The Mexican restaurant is one of the oldest spots in the Arts District. Margaritas are cheap and the food is good.

Goodwich

900 Las Vegas Blvd. S. #120, Las Vegas, NV 89101

TheGoodwich.com

Goodwich is known for their gourmet sandwiches that includes everything from their take on a classic Reuben to an elevated BLT.

Le Pho

353 E. Bonneville Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89101

LePhoDTLV.com

The Vietnamese restaurant specializes in a pho but also serves a variety of entrees, spring rolls, and banh mi.

Mingo

1017 S. 1st St., Las Vegas, NV 89101

EatMixMingo.com

The lounge’s menu consists of sharable American comfort foods with an additional Latin menu.

Bars

Bunkhouse

124 S. 11th St., Las Vegas, NV 89101

BunkhouseDowntown.com

The local favorite is known for its weekend shows and large outdoor patio. The casual bar offers a variety of beers and traditional cocktails.

Atomic Liquors

917 Fremont St., Las Vegas, NV 89101

Atomic.Vegas

Classic Vegas bar and a beer-lovers dream, with a rotating tap that features unique beers. A menu of original specialty cocktails to sip on inside or on the patio.

Oddfellows

105 N. Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89101

OddfelllowsLasVegas.com

A music video nightclub that is a local favorite. Fun themes get the weekend dance party going. Expect a crowd on ‘80s night and New Noise indie night.

The Griffin

511 Fremont St., Las Vegas, NV 89101

facebook.com/theofficial.vegasgriffin

One of the original bars on Fremont East, known for its brick fire pits. Bartenders here pour heavy on shots if they like you. The jukebox is full of rock ‘n’ roll gold.

Downtown Cocktail Room

111 S. Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89101

DowntownCocktialRoom.com

You may not find the entrance if you’re not in the know. (Hint: Push the bronze wall.) Known for seasonal high-end cocktails.

Commonwealth

525 Fremont, Las Vegas, NV 89101

commonwealthlv.com

Inspired by the Prohibition era, the upstairs patio offers amazing views of Fremont East. Thursday nights mean Jack n Cake with free shots of whiskey.

Park on Fremont

506 Fremont St., Las Vegas, NV 89101

ParkOnFremont.com

The bar/restaurant serves bottled beer, specialty cocktails and traditional bar food. The back patio is a delight—there’s a seesaw, too. Weeeeeeeeeee!

Don’t Tell Mama

517 Fremont St., Las Vegas, NV 89101

DontTellMama.com

Don’t Tell Mama’s is one of the few remaining piano bars where the bartenders can belt just as well as they can shake a martini. Sing along or perform solo.

Beauty Bar

517 Fremont St., Las Vegas, NV 89101

BeautyBarLV.com

Co-owned by Pawn Star Corey Harrison, the glittery bar serves casual cocktails and beers. If there isn’t a DJ inside, there is usually a band on the back patio.

Backstage, Bar and Billiards

601 Fremont St., Las Vegas, NV 89101

BackstageBarLV.com

The black lit bar is decorated with rock posters and Anvil Case furniture and a vinyl library has a few pool tables and a small stage for weekend shows.

Red

512 Fremont St., Las Vegas, NV 89101

 

A newcomer to Fremont Street, this video nightclub is still remodeling. They plan on having themed nights, like ‘80s night on Thursdays.

Inspire

107 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89101

inspirelasvegas.com

Featuring the cozy, classic-Vegas Wayfarer Bar on the first floor, and the stunning third-floor Roof Bar, enjoy great cocktails and breathtaking views.

Oak & Ivy

707 Fremont St, Las Vegas, NV 89101

oakandivy.com

Craft whiskey bar dedicated to classic mixology, unique handcrafted drinks, seasonal, homemade ingredients. Barrel-aged cocktails, rare beers and spirits.

Gold Spike

217 N Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89101

goldspike.com

Downtown’s premier smoke-free, co-working spot by day and adult playground by night. Open 24/7 with drinking and dining options for hardworking party people.

Banger Brewery

450 Fremont St, Ste. 135, Las Vegas, NV 89101

bangerbrewing.com

Banger Brewing features a steady line of favorite brews, as well as rotating one-off and seasonal brews such as summer favorite watermelon wheat beer.

ReBar

1225 S. Main St., Las Vegas, NV 89101

ReBarLV.com

One of the newest additions to Main Street, everything in the quirky bar is available for purchase from the vintage barstools to the glass you’re sipping from.

Velveteen Rabbit

1218 S. Main St., Las Vegas, NV 89101

VelveteenRabbitLV.com

event calendar, which ranges from The Get Back soul night to immersive theater.

Hop Nuts Brewery

1120 S. Main St., Las Vegas, NV 89101

HopNutsBrewing.com

One of the three Downtown breweries, Hop Nuts brews showcase, well, hops. Check out the chalkboard menu to see one-off beers and other local suds.

Downtown Crown

107 E. Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89101

DowntownCrownPub.com

The British Pub located inside The Arts Factory gallery space serves bar bites and pints 24/7.

Artiface

1025 First St., Las Vegas, NV 89101

ArtifaceBar.com

The neighborhood lounge has a variety of specialty drinks and a small stage for live music, karaoke, sketch classes and more.

VIRTUEVICE BAR & LOUNGE

750 E. Fremont Street, Las Vegas, NV 89101

thevenuelasvegas.com

An upscale cocktail experience with a Downtown Las Vegas vibe, the VirtueVice Bar & Lounge is a retreat from the ordinary. The view from the Rooftop pairs perfectly with any drink.

Shopping

Downtown Container Park

707 Fremont St, Las Vegas, NV 89101

downtowncontainerpark.com

Composed of repurposed shipping containers, the open-air venue lets you visit clothing boutiques, home decor, restaurants, bars, a wedding chapel, and more.

11th Street Records

1023 Fremont St, Las Vegas, NV 89101

11thstreetrecords.com

11th Street Records pledges allegiance to vinyl. Whatever you’re into, wherever you’re from, if you love, listen to, collect and/or make music, this is your scene.

The Writer's Block

1020 Fremont St, Las Vegas, NV 89101

thewritersblock.org

The Writer’s Block is a bookseller, book manufacturer, publisher, literary treasury, writers’ workshop, and artificial bird sanctuary.

The Arts District

18b Main St., Las Vegas, NV 89101

 

Home to many vintage stores Exile on Main Street, Rockin’ Bettie and Buffalo Exchange. Furnishing shops include Medusa’s, Vintage Vegas, and Retro Vegas.