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3500 Las Vegas Blvd S
Las Vegas, NV 89109
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Spago - Las Vegas, NV

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Great service and cuisine.

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We had the misfortune of eating here recently. It has really slipped in quality over time, but that tends to happen when a chef begins the chain/franchise business and only cares...

Food Court Fiasco 4/18/2011

If you feel the need to spend a bundle of cash on bland Chef Boyardee in the middle of a loud mall food court... then this is your place. I'm not saying this because I'm cheap. I'm saying it because I hate paying a fortune for food that has the consistency and flavor of elementary school paste. \r \r Touted as a place to people-watch or catch glimpses of celebrities... it's packed with pretty much only tourists attempting to do just that. If you're lucky, perhaps a C list celeb like Tito Jackson will walk by. Also, if you are stuck near the rail in the ""outdoor"" patio, it is you who will be watched by every person in the passing throng as they stare at your food. If you enjoy hundreds of people stare at you while you eat... then this will be a plus.\r \r Oh, and if you feel the need to be talked down to by some untalented hostess/waitress at the pinnacle of their deadend career, this is heaven. This staff is better than you... period... and if you don't believe me, just ask them. Enjoy the Guidos in bad suits that put new butcher paper down on the tables as if they're preparing for Tony Saprano to hack-up a body. \r \r My entire table was insulted that Spago didn't pay us to eat there. And to the person who dragged us there under the false promise of something good... I still don't forgive you. more

disappointing 3/27/2011

Went to Spago's for special occassion. Service was marginal. System designed for productivity, not customer service. Long wait for dinners. Lamb meal came out cold. Second try lamb was overcooked. Second dinner became cold while waiting. We paid our bill left and ate elsewhere. Overpriced, overrated. Would not recommend more

Favorite lunch spot! 12/15/2010

Great service and cuisine. more

Worst Food in Vegas! 8/3/2009

Worst food experience of my life. I got sick for three days after. Wolfgang Puck is over rated. Do not waste your money or time. Wolfgang used to be a good name , but he was over expanded. He is the Applebees of Celebrity Chefs Pros: nothing Cons: Food, Service, Atmosphere, Price more

great food and superb service 8/21/2008

my boyfriend and I started off with crab cakes which were tasty but a bit salty. I had the Seafood Paella with super tender shellfish while my boyfriend really loved his Kobe beef which was quite generously proportioned. The wine that our server reccommended (and unfortunately, have since forgotten) went with our meal very nicely. For dessert, I went with my default of cream brulee. It was very yummy but I wouold have preferred it without the pastry crust on the bottom. My bf had the peaches and cream with an almond nougat and he said it was very good. We finished off our meal with some white peach tea (moi) and chocolate monkey tea (bf). Though we tried eachother's tea, we both agreed our own was the best flavor. Though the food was quite good overall, the 5 stars truly is to achknowledge the outstanding and attentitive service from the managers to the hostess to the server to the bussers. My boyfriend and I would return just to receive more of that TLC from the service team. Pros: very special treatment from waitstaff Cons: valet line was very backed up (almost 10 mins), but that's not the restaurant's fault more

Great on every aspects, but needs a bit a tweaking 9/30/2007

Well, after watching Cirque du Soleil's Mystere (that show was awesome!!!), my family and I decided to find something good to eat. Well my parents decided to eat at Spago. My parents have been to the Spago at Beverly Hills, so I decided to trust them. The atmosphere of the restaurant was great (we didn't go to the cafe because it was too crowded and we want to be secluded). The waiters were especially nice, although they felt like robots, one thing that I hate, waiters that act like robots and with no expression whatsoever. I forgot what my family chose, but I decided to go with their Crabcakes as an appetizer, and the Seafood Paella as the main course, \r \r When the Crabcakes came out, the plating of the dish was very elegant. The crabcakes were of good proportions and the size was small enough to give me a start. I like my crabcakes with a crisp, but these crabcakes felt breaded, although I do not remember exactly what the covering was made of. However, to comtemplate for the non-crispness, the crabcakes were especially rich with flavor. It wasn't too rich so that I wouldn't be able to taste my main course, that I like.\r \r However, when the Seafood Paella came out, I was very much disappointed. The taste of the paella was great, once again rich and juicy. There was seafood in the paella, but the paella came with a huge chunk of chicken. There was actually more chicken than seafood in the Seafood Paella. Now, if a Seafood Paella has more chicken than seafood that doesn't really seem good to eat. Why they just call the Seafood Paella the Chicken Paella. Nevertheless, the taste was exceptional.\r \r Finally, my parents, having been to the Beverly Hills Spago, wanted a melted cheese dish that was Beverly Hills exclusive. What was impressive was the the head chef gladly decided to make this dish, even though did not have the right cheese to make the dish. The dish was stringy and and went well with the flatbread. At the end, I had some tea. I would come back here again. Pros: Great food; chef willing to make food however way you want Cons: Does not understand what a Seafood Paella is more

Away from the crowds, masterpiece of flavours in superb food, staff were top notch 9/19/2007

If I had to think of heaven, Spago's would be it.\r This is food to be experienced with your eyes closed, to enjoy the symphony of tastes.\r The staff appear when needed and are so discreet as well.\r For a quiet environment , eat at the inside area and treat yourselves to a taste sensation. Pros: All of it Cons: No cons more

sat in the main dining room but tried the cafe... 9/17/2007

sat in the main dining room but tried the cafe menu. it's ok. not too impressive. presentation was alright.... more

Best Food, Great Service 9/8/2007

My boyfriend and I went to Spago on our recent vacation, and it was amazing. The food was exquisite! And our waitress was the best! We were in Vegas for a week and ate at amazing restaurants every night, but this one was the best by far! The tuna tartare was the best we've ever had! And the unexpected combinations of foods and sauces are amazing! At the end of our meal the head chef came out and asked us how everything was, something we always appreciate! I definitely recommend Spago! Pros: Amazing food and Service Cons: A little crowded//loud more

Exquisite dining and service 8/18/2007

My husband and I dined here before going to see Celine Dion in concert Thursday night. It was the perfect opening to an amazing night at Caesar's Palace. Our dinner at Spago's was perfection from beginning to end. To start our waiter was very friendly and quite knowledgeable. He was able to answer all of our questions about each dish and was able to recommend a wine for our dinner choices. My husband started with a personal pizza with fig. Amazing! I had the heirloom tomato salad. Absolutely mouth watering. We each chose to have the kobe dish which was cooked to perfection. For dessert I had the creme brulee and he had a raspberry and creme dish...each was made to order and a wonderful experience. The chef greeted us as he did many other guest. But his warm manner made the experience that much more meaningful. The decor is elegant and makes for a very romantic experience. Be it a large group or dinner for two you will not be disappointed. Spago's is now my new favorite place to dine in Vegas. I can't wait to go back. more

this review is for the cafe\r \r not impressed at all\r \r th... 7/24/2007

this review is for the cafe not impressed at all the service was quick and very attentive... but thats the... more

Overpriced medicore fare 7/22/2007

We had the misfortune of eating here recently. It has really slipped in quality over time, but that tends to happen when a chef begins the chain/franchise business and only cares about self-promotion rather than quality. I would not call the sausage pizza and pasta bolognese we had ""gourment."" They were incredibly bland and unseasoned- moreover, the sausage pizza had a bizaree aftertaste and the crust was undercooked. The server was nice, but it's not worth going to a place for service that should be friendly at a minimum. \r \r They contacted me after I complained, which is a sign of decent management. But I didn't want a refund. I wanted them to know that their standards are declining. Z Pros: In Caesars- great for people watching, decent wine Cons: poor food, overpriced more

I?d rather lose my money on the slots than spend it again at Spago. 1/16/2007

I was so surprised to read the positive reviews for Spago on here. I went here last Saturday while in Vegas for my Mom?s birthday. She had been to the cafe for lunch a few years ago and loved it, so she wanted to try it again for her birthday dinner. We made the mistake by not realizing there were two different menus?one for the cafe and another for the attached restaurant (there is no wall dividing them so it?s a very easy misconception). By the time we sat down and looked at the menu (we couldn?t order from the cafe menu) it was too late to get up and leave without being rude so we decided to stick it out. I?m from New York City and I have no problems paying for a good meal, but this was ridiculous. The menu was very faux gourmet. I had the tuna and it was so bland. My sister said it best when she described her food as very ?lean cuisine?. The wine list is ridiculously overpriced?at least $20 more per bottle for the same wine you?d see in another restaurant. There were only a couple bottles under $50 and they would have been about $7.99 at the wine mart. \r \r I read a press release today from a Spago PR rep boasting that Britney Spears dined here with her new boy toy on Monday. Sure hope they enjoyed their pathetic meal they could have gotten in the frozen food section at their local grocery store! Hey, I guess I?d eat anywhere for free, too. \r \r However, we made up for our disappointing meal the next night by going to CraftSteak at MGM and had the prix fixe Kobe steak dinner. It was probably twice the price, but worth every penny. Pros: in caesars Cons: overpriced, bland and boring food more

Excellent Food, Friendly Service 12/30/2006

We live in Los Angeles, but only ate at the original Spago once. We love to eat at Spago Las Vegas because not only is the food extraordinarily tasty, but the staff treats you like you matter. They are kind and always have a table for us. We've never made reservations, we just pop in and may have a 5-10 minute wait but it's well worth it. The pasta is al dente, the sauces are super flavorful and they will make your child spaghetti with marinara sauce for only $6.95! The service is consistently good and the ambience is nice. They have yummy bread as a starter and the mushroom soup is very good. The kid's spaghetti is full of delicious tomatoes and the menu changes often. I highly recommend any of Wolfgang's Las Vegas restauants. Pros: Consistently Great Food And Service Cons: They really pack in the tables. more

Good food 11/22/2006

I had lunch there last week. Although it was pricey, the food was good and the service prompt. There were several people waiting on us so the service was good. We went on a Thursday so the restaurant was not busy.\r \r Overall, I would recommend the restaurant. Pros: Good food and service Cons: Pricey more

Okay food, good atmosphere 10/8/2006

If you like friend calamari, get it here; they fry the heck out of it so you don't even taste the calamari. I was disappointed by that. The butter lettuce salad is good, not great. The pastas are decent. Overall, food is just okay. I think it used to be better. Service is fine. This place wins in location, in the Forum Shops, and in atmosphere because you can sit outside and watch shoppers and feel like you're on a street-side bistro. I think it's a good bet for lunch, but a little overrated for dinner. Pros: Great atmosphere Cons: Food is a little unimaginative more

User review by carol222 1/24/2006

Went to Spago's for lunch with my husband. We had calamari appetizer and mix marshrooms fettucini. The calamari and fettucini were served at the same time. We were expecting to have calamari first after 15 mins wait, it was not a good serivce our appetizer and feetucini were delivered together. The calamari was good,but the butter is falling apart. The mix marshroom fetucini was good,too. Pros: food Cons: butter, service, price more

User review by nazee14 12/20/2005

We went there with a group of 10 people. The service was great, our waiter was very helpful and friendly without being annoying. The food was average, nothing to die for. The decor is nothing out of the ordinary. I recommend it, but, I think there are more interesting places to check out in Vegas, for the same amount of money. more

Three-Hour Lunch! 11/8/2005

I dined here for lunch on a Saturday afternoon that took three hours!!! Did not even get an apology from the waiter for the delay. The flatbread and calamari appetizer were really good, but the salmon entree was just average. My boyfriend had the spaghetti pasta, which was just okay. I normally order dessert, but I was tired of waiting for terrible service. It wasn't worth the value and overrated. Pros: Appetizer, Casual Cons: Service, Crowded, Value more

Great Place for Lunch 10/1/2005

My husband and I visited for lunch during a busy weekend. We were seated promptly without any reservations, and chose the Bistro area (there is a more formal dining area towards the back of the restautant). Service was friendly and helpful. The food was good, as well. The calamari appetizer was one of the best I've ever had; the rings were perfectly cooked; hot and not rubbery or too chewy in texture. The batter had a little bit of kick to it, without a greasy or oily residue. Pros: Service, Food more
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Editorial

  • Good date night option. Spago is a fine dining establishment founded by renowned master chef Wolfgang Puck. Spago is more affordable...

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  • Hours:

    Mon. - Thu., Sun. 10am - 11pm;Fri. - Sat. 10am - 12pm
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  • Neighborhoods:

    Paradise

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