Looking for great places to eat near UNLV? Try these five, student-loved options.
1. Yama Sushi
Yama Sushi is an excellent pick when you want a break from fast food and other American specialties. They have an all-you-can-eat option enabling you to eat to your fill. They offer delicious rolls such as the salmon skin roll, dragon roll, spicy yellowtail, Japanese lasagna, and more. Apart from sushi rolls, the menu also offers soups, salads and desserts such as mocha ice cream. The restaurant is affordable, with many menu items under $15. You can find it on Flamingo road, but there are other locations in the city, including one in Chinatown.
2. Durango Taco Shop
Tacos make a perfect meal. The Durango Taco Shop is a favorite for many, offering affordable tacos in different variants. For example, the chorizo taco, birria, chile verde, shredded beef crunchy tacos and more. They also serve combination plates, enchiladas, burritos and other Mexican specials. You can never go wrong with a visit to this shop, offering customers many special and affordable bites.
3. SOHO Sushi Burritos
Enjoy the best Japanese and Mexican flavors from the special rolls at SOHO Sushi Burritos. The eatery is tucked away at the student union and offers some of the best eats. You can enjoy a roll in a tortilla or seaweed. The build-your-own option enables you to pick ingredients you like, and they also have a vegetarian menu for diners who would like a plant-based variant.
4. Hofbrauhaus Las Vegas
Nothing beats a cold beer on a hot day. Hofbrauhaus will keep you refreshed and full with its food and drink offerings. Their Bavarian meals and snacks include a Hunter-style pork cutlet, marinated pot roast, seared fish fillets, sausages, pretzels, and schnitzels. They also have various imported beers, including some seasonal options. The restaurant is along Paradise road.
5. The Modern Vegan
Do you prefer to eat plant-based? Well, Modern Vegan is everything and more for hearty vegan meals. It helps that the restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, so you can stop by any time and order something tasty. The menu offers vegan burgers, protein Buddha bowls, wraps, sandwiches, and more. It brings inclusivity to the food scene in this area, ensuring that vegan eaters conveniently have a place to eat. You don’t have to be vegan to dine here, as their food is still delicious without meat.