Lotus of Siam is one of The 15 Best Authentic Places in Las Vegas.

1. Lotus of Siam

953 E Sahara Ave Ste A5 (btwn Market & State St.), Las Vegas, NV
Thai Restaurant · 292 tips and reviews

Morgan F.Morgan Fleur De Lys: Book your reservation in advance here. Food is amazing and authentic, but space is limited! Don't let the neighborhood fool you, this place is worth it!

Leilani D.Leilani D: Touted as best Thai in America! This place is authentic & delicious. Get Nam Kao Tod, Crispy duck on drunken noodles, garlic prawns. Skip the traditional pad Thai stuff! Great wine list too

Holger L.Holger Luedorf: So much better than any of the over-hyped, über-expensive restaurants on the strip. Very authentic Thai food and a killer German Riesling selection to boot. Great for lunch and dinner!

Tacos El Gordo is one of The 15 Best Authentic Places in Las Vegas.

2. Tacos El Gordo

1724 E Charleston Blvd, Las Vegas, NV
Taco Place · 93 tips and reviews

Crystal Y.Crystal Yamasaki: Everything here is authentic and amazeballs. And at $2 a taco -- guac is free! -- it's a STEAL.

Hannah N.Hannah Nou: Wow. Authentic, fresh, cooked in front of you.

Tyler C.Tyler Coe: This place is amazing. Adventurous eaters looking for authenticity, look no further. Ordering can be confusing but staff is friendly so just go for it. Drink machine tucked into back corner. No beer.

Lindo Michoacan is one of The 15 Best Authentic Places in Las Vegas.

3. Lindo Michoacan

645 Carnegie St (Horizon Ridge Pkwy), Henderson, NV
Mexican Restaurant · 73 tips and reviews

Marina S.Marina Stransky: The food is really good very authentic Mexican. The band is very loud

Yolanda E.Yolanda Edwards: Great authentic food

Pili F.Pili Fualaau: Love the strip view & authentic Mexican food

Settebello Pizzeria is one of The 15 Best Authentic Places in Las Vegas.

4. Settebello Pizzeria

140 S Green Valley Pkwy (at I-215), Henderson, NV
Pizza Place · Green Valley Ranch · 63 tips and reviews

EpicuriousEpicurious: This pizzeria actually obtained approval from the Italian government (a U.S. rarity) for its adherence to Neapolitan pizza-making standards! Splurge a little for a truly authentic pie.

Erika B.Erika Beck: The most authentic Italian pizza in Vegas.

Randy R.Randy Randel: Best authentic Italian style pizza I've ever had. This is MUST try for pizza lovers and it's good for dates too.

Piero's is one of The 15 Best Authentic Places in Las Vegas.

5. Piero's

355 Convention Center Dr, Las Vegas, NV
Italian Restaurant · The Strip · 32 tips and reviews

Chaz B.Chaz Bautzer: The Caesar Salad called the "garbage salad" is truly amazing!! Every thing is great on the menu best authentic Italian food in town :)

Brad H.Brad Hager: VERY GOOD Italian food. GREAT salads, osso buco is awesome as well as their steaks. Good deserts & wines. Very authentic, with Vegas nostalgia. Great service / staff.

Darren D.Darren Dunay: The osso buco can't be beat. Authentic Old school Vegas.

Taco y Taco Mexican Eatery is one of The 15 Best Authentic Places in Las Vegas.

6. Taco y Taco Mexican Eatery

9470 S Eastern Ave, Las Vegas, NV
Taco Place · Silverado Ranch · 28 tips and reviews

Maria A.Maria Alvarado: Authentic Mexicans food.

Jennifer E.Jennifer Evans: Wow! Amazing traditional Mexican food with pulled pork, great carne asada and the freshest salsas and ingredients. Great spot!

S B.S B: Love the tacos... Fresh made tortilla and great meat quality

Leticia's Mexican Cocina is one of The 15 Best Authentic Places in Las Vegas.

7. Leticia's Mexican Cocina

7585 Norman Rockwell Ln (at Farm Rd), Las Vegas, NV
Mexican Restaurant · Centennial Hills · 55 tips and reviews

Amy S.Amy S.: The food here is authentic and delicious! The strawberry jalepeño margarita, Queso fundido and the Quesa Tacos™, are to die for?

Anna H.Anna Hensley: Truly the greatest authentic food and service like no where in the entire city!!! Neighborhood attitude and love that its so tucked away...our little hide away in the Northwest!!

Amy H.Amy Huff: Great authentic food.

Monta Japanese Noodle House is one of The 15 Best Authentic Places in Las Vegas.

8. Monta Japanese Noodle House

5030 Spring Mountain Rd, Las Vegas, NV
Noodle House · 114 tips and reviews

ELS Language CentersELS Language Centers: Under $10 per person! Authentic Japanese noodles. www.montaramen.com

Soren S.Soren Schomburg: Little hidden gem not too far from the Strip! Definitely worth a trip for some authentic Japanese food. Both thumbs up!

George L.George Lee: This ramen is value and absolutely worth the wait. Got the regular tonkatsu with some egg and corn. Grab yourself an asahi and enjoy.

Lola's - A Louisiana Kitchen is one of The 15 Best Authentic Places in Las Vegas.

9. Lola's - A Louisiana Kitchen

231 W Charleston Blvd (In the Old Holsum Bakery), Las Vegas, NV
Cajun / Creole Restaurant · 66 tips and reviews

Kristin C.Kristin C.: Excellent crab cakes and shrimp. Service was fast and attentive. It has an authentic cajun vibe with jazz music and LSU signs up in the restaurant. It was quite crowded and busy. We'll be back!

Brad H.Brad Hager: GREAT Cajun food is good, very authentic. Get the catfish, the Gouda grits, for sure, and the bananas foster. Crawfish & oysters. Love the Abita beer 👍👍

Delia P.Delia Prol: Everything, I loved the blackened shrimp, chicory coffee, also try the grits as a side.

Lindo Michoacan Gourmet Mexican Cuisine is one of The 15 Best Authentic Places in Las Vegas.

10. Lindo Michoacan Gourmet Mexican Cuisine

10082 W Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas, NV
Mexican Restaurant · 35 tips and reviews

Jeremy A.Jeremy Anslow: Very authentic and you get a lot of food for your money. Upgrade the house margarita for $2 to premium, they are big and two get you there!

Eric A.Eric Andersen: Wow, the Organic Margarita is authentic and fantastic!

Bob S.Bob Smith: Really excellent place. Very good service. Pechuga A La Parilla is a fabulous chicken dish with Salt, Pepper and lime. Great food - did I mention service ??? Always good.

Juan's Flaming Fajita and Cantina is one of The 15 Best Authentic Places in Las Vegas.

11. Juan's Flaming Fajita and Cantina

9640 W Tropicana Ave Ste 101 (S Tee Pee Ln), Las Vegas, NV
Mexican Restaurant · 43 tips and reviews

Blondie G.Blondie Goddess: Fabulous Mexican food, very generous portions, more authentic than most places, makes me miss home with their sauces, and flavors! We could eat here everyday and be happy!

Jess P.Jess Paxton: Omar is an amazing waiter. On it with refills & special requests. Chicken fajitas, margarita, al pastor burrito & guacamole were all muy delicioso. If you're looking for good Baja Mexican, this is it!

Lisa E.Lisa E.: Yummy food, friendly and welcoming staff & great happy hour specials until 7 p.m. What's not to love?

Rollin Smoke Barbeque is one of The 15 Best Authentic Places in Las Vegas.

12. Rollin Smoke Barbeque

3185 S Highland Dr, Las Vegas, NV
BBQ Joint · 70 tips and reviews

Marcelo A.Marcelo Araujo: A hidden gem for authentic BBQ. I absolutely loved the serving sauce that can be found on the table. It will leave a lasting impression on your taste-buds long after your are finished with your meal.

Jessie S.Jessie Savage: Best barbecue in Las Vegas Nevada. Brisket melts in your mouth. Delicious mashed potatoes. And the corn bread is to die for.

Taylor M.Taylor Miles: Best local BBQ in Vegas

Ferraro's Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar is one of The 15 Best Authentic Places in Las Vegas.

13. Ferraro's Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar

4480 Paradise Rd (Harmon), Las Vegas, NV
Italian Restaurant · 47 tips and reviews

Jonathan G.Jonathan Gormley: Gino Ferraro's restaurant is authentic Italian, featuring pastas made fresh each day. The entire experience is first class, including cocktails and wine served by a knowledgeable and gracious staff.

Patrick L.Patrick Lopardo: The best most authentic Italian food in Vegas! Great Atmosphere and wonderful staff.

Beth B.Beth Bohn: The oso bucco. Desserts and the wine. Pretty much everything! Love love this place!

Raku is one of The 15 Best Authentic Places in Las Vegas.

14. Raku

5030 Spring Mountain Rd #2, Las Vegas, NV
Japanese Restaurant · 113 tips and reviews

Helen Y.Helen Yuen: Courteous service and most authentic Japanese food!!

Condé Nast TravelerCondé Nast Traveler: "A fantastically authentic Japanese restaurant/izakaya. This is where all the great chefs on the Strip go after their shift—they serve until 3 or 4 a.m.” - Peter Jon Lindberg Read more.

Alice F.Alice Ferris: Try the Raku's Tofu - I love this stuff. Tastes unlike any other tofu I've had--very clean and refreshing.

Viva Las Arepas is one of The 15 Best Authentic Places in Las Vegas.

15. Viva Las Arepas

1616 Las Vegas Blvd S (at Oakey Blvd), Las Vegas, NV
Arepa Restaurant · Gateway District · 63 tips and reviews

Debbie T.Debbie Trujillo: Meats are moist and flavorful. Arepas are tasty & filling. Sauces are authentic and compliment meal perfectly.

Veronica J.Veronica J: If you're an omnivore, try the Reina Pepiada! The Vegetarian (even if you're not one) is also delicious. Don't miss out on a side of fried yuca

Porter H.Porter Haney: Yucca Frita is the jam!