B&B RISTORANTE— The Venetian. Features Mario Batali’s and Joseph Bastianich’s acclaimed blend of Italian food and a casual elegance. $$$$ Open nightly for dinner from 5-11 pm. 702.266.9977.
BUDDY V’S— Palazzo. “Cake Boss” Buddy Valastro’s family recipes and decadent desserts are the stuff of dreams. $$ Open for lunch and dinner daily. 702.607.2355.
CARBONE— Aria. Pays homage to the Italian-American restaurants of the mid-20th century—an era of glamour, showmanship and tableside service. $$$ Open M-Sa, 5-10:30 pm. 877.230.2742.
CARMINE’S— Forum Shops at Caesars. Large platters designed for sharing and signature pastas epitomize the family theme. $$ Open Su-Th, 11 am-11 pm; F-Sa, 11 am-midnight. 702.473.9700.
COSTA DI MARE— Wynn Las Vegas. Celebrates the traditions of Italian cuisine where fresh seafood is flown in daily from fish markets throughout Europe. $$$$ Open for dinner nightly from 5:30-10 pm. 702.770.3305.
FERRARO’S— Near Strip. Classic Italian cuisine pairs nicely with selections from the restaurant’s revered wine locker. $$ Open for lunch M-F, 11:30 am- 4 pm; dinner nightly from 4 pm-2am. 4480 Paradise Rd., 702.364.5300.
GIADA— The Cromwell. Delightful light cuisine from Food Network star Giada De Laurentiis. $$$ Open for breakfast, lunch M-Th; brunch F-Su; dinner nightly. 855.442.3271.
GROTTO ITALIAN RISTORANTE— Golden Nugget. A menu that takes its inspiration from the Amalfi Coast of Italy. $$ Open daily from 11:30 am-10:30 pm; open for pizza until midnight. 702.386.8341.
IL FORNAIO— New York-New York. Awardwinning, authentic Italian food. $$$ Open Su-Th, 7:30-10:30 am & 11:30 am-11 pm; F-Sa, 7:30-10:30 am & 11:30 am-midnight. 702.650.6500.
IL MULINO NEW YORK— Forum Shops at Caesars. Featuring cuisine from the Abruzzo region of Italy. $$$$ Open for lunch M-Sa, noon-2 pm; dinner M-Sa, 5-10 pm; dinner Su, 5-9:30 pm. 702.492.6000. JOE VICARI’S ANDIAMO ITALIAN STEAKHOUSE— The D. Family cooking named Metro Detroit’s “Best Italian.” $$$ Open nightly from 5-11 pm. 702.388.2220.
OTTO— Grand Canal Shoppes. A casual eatery serving Italian fare such as homemade salami, artisan gelato, panini and regional Italian specialties. $$ Open daily from 11 am-11 pm. 702.677.3390.
PIERO’S— Convention Center adjacent. Fine Italian cuisine that stands out against the classic Las Vegas ambiance. $$$ 355 Convention Center Drive, 702.369.2305.
TREVI— Forum Shops at Caesars. Cafe dining with elongated street lamps and a walk-up gelato/ espresso bar. $$ Open Su-Th, 11 am-11 pm; F-Sa, 11 am-midnight. 702.735.4663.