For those who favor bulk eating in style, throw on something with an elastic waistband and head over to the Wicked Spoon. With a décor of striking orange and yellow against dark wood, and a massive hand-blown spiral glass chandelier dangling from a soaring ceiling — not to mention the line of hungry people that forms well before the restaurant opens — it’s clear that this is no ordinary buffet experience.
The cuisine is multicultural and high-end gourmet, with a bustling boulevard feel and the kinds of dishes you wouldn’t expect in a buffet. Portions are served tapas-style — no bins or heat lamps here — and in the evening the whole place is candle-lit (a romantic buffet?). Choose from seasonally changing Japanese, Korean, Chinese and Italian dishes, plus plenty of good old-fashioned American comfort food done just right. And the dessert bar? Please. With some of the best gelato outside of Italy, chocolate-covered strawberries, tiramisu, homemade fudge and more, more, more, you’ll wish you had a second stomach.
—Andrea Kahn, Custom Publishing Writer
Wicked Spoon Buffet
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
3708 Las Vegas Blvd. South