Eateries particularly dependent on tourism and conventioneers are looking at waiting to welcome customers as late as September.
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Holiday deals, a virtual happy hour, takeout packages and the third-anniversary celebration at Sparrow + Wolf are among the offerings.
Staffs aren’t big fans of masks, and dining areas can operate at just half of capacity, but several spots say they’re cooking and coping.
Robert Lang, director of UNLV’s Brookings Mountain West research institute, indicated that Las Vegas may have outgrown its buffets.
True Food Kitchen at Downtown Summerlin has reopened; all three Casa Don Juan locations have reopened.
Cut and Taste, which has been catering events in Southern Nevada for eight years, plans Weekender Menus, ordered in advance and available on Fridays
Brio Tuscan Grille and Hamptons at Tivoli Village and Ben’Zaa Cantina in the northern valley will not reopen — the first because of corporate financial woes, the others because of changes planned by owners.
Big B’s Texas BBQ, Mint Indian Bistro and Rachel’s Kitchen locations are among the restaurants that have already reopened.
While some Southern Nevada restaurants reopened Saturday, the first day they were permitted to do so following the coronavirus shutdown, others were taking a cautious approach.
The original, family-owned Thai restaurant, in the Commercial Center on East Sahara Avenue, had to close more than two years ago after heavy rains caused its roof to collapse.
With Smart & Final’s new system, shoppers will queue up in a single line instead of at individual checkstands, and an electronic sign will indicate when a register is free.
Lawry’s The Prime Rib, located in the Hughes Center in Las Vegas, plans three virtual murder-mystery dinners in May, all including a Lawry’s prime rib dinner.