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

1. Tacos El Gordo

9.1
1724 E Charleston Blvd, Las Vegas, NV
Taco Place · 95 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.

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

2. Rí Rá

8.7
3930 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV
Irish Pub · The Strip · 152 tips and reviews

Heidi M.Heidi Marijczyn: Fish and chips.are the best, very authentically dublin!

Robert R B.Robert R Beauchamp: One of the most enjoyable experiences in all Las Vegas. In the Mandalay Bay, it is authenticly Irish, shockingly reasonably priced, the food is outstanding and the staff is friendly and unpretentious.

Rob A.Rob Armstrong: Great selection of beer from around the world, I really enjoyed Delirium! Authentic Irish waitresses, who are the friendliest and genuine as you will ever meet. A MUST SEE for any Pub fan!

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

3. Lindo Michoacan

9.0
645 Carnegie St (Horizon Ridge Pkwy), Henderson, NV
Mexican Restaurant · 74 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

9.1
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

8.9
355 Convention Center Dr, Las Vegas, NV
Italian Restaurant · The Strip · 33 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

9.3
9470 S Eastern Ave, Las Vegas, NV
Taco Place · Silverado Ranch · 30 tips and reviews

Maria A.Maria Alvarado: Authentic Mexicans food.

Kathy K.Kathy Keaton: Veggie quesidilla was great . . . Loved all the side bar trimmings & the Mariachi music

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

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

7. Monta Japanese Noodle House

9.1
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!

Ailie C.Ailie Chang: Whenever we visit Vegas, we go out of our way to eat ramen here! Get the Pork Belly bowl and the Tonkotsu ramen with egg, corn, and seaweed. Add chashu pork if you want more meat.

Kabuto Edomae Sushi is one of The 15 Best Authentic Places in Las Vegas.

8. Kabuto Edomae Sushi

8.5
5040 Spring Mountain Rd, Las Vegas, NV
Sushi Restaurant · 19 tips and reviews

Christine L.Christine Lee: Amazing!! Omakase for $40, $80, or $120. This place is so authentic. Love how they say at the front of their menu: no rolls. :)

Dimitry I.Dimitry Ioffe: This is thee best authentic and fresh japanese style Sushi in all of Nevada. If you prefer a more American style sushi, i.e. spicy tuna rolls, Cali rolls, etc... Hit the strip. Otherwise just Trust.

Miki's L.Miki's LifestyleBlog: Expensive but worth it. Beautiful restaurant and great chefs in a very humble location off-strip.

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

9. Lola's - A Louisiana Kitchen

9.2
231 W Charleston Blvd (In the Old Holsum Bakery), Las Vegas, NV
Cajun / Creole Restaurant · 68 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 👍👍

Marc B.Marc Brattin: Food was great! We had reservations on Mother's Day and were seated within 5 minutes of arriving. Shrimp and Grits were so tasty! The waiter was great and very attentive.

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

10. Lindo Michoacan Gourmet Mexican Cuisine

9.1
10082 W Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas, NV
Mexican Restaurant · 36 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!

Eric A.Eric Andersen: So many unique dishes in the Michoacán style, but I have to recommend the Pollo Sarandeado Estilo "Tia Esther", that sauce is wonderful!

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

11. Rollin Smoke Barbeque

9.1
3185 S Highland Dr, Las Vegas, NV
BBQ Joint · 71 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.

Jonathan Y.Jonathan Yu: Great ribs, brisket and catfish. There is a side room with additional seating as well.

Taylor M.Taylor Miles: Best local BBQ in Vegas

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

12. Juan's Flaming Fajita and Cantina

9.1
9640 W Tropicana Ave Ste 101 (S Tee Pee Ln), Las Vegas, NV
Mexican Restaurant · 45 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!

Chris K.Chris Kantarjiev: Combo fajita for two was great!

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

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

13. Ferraro's Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar

8.9
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

9.3
5030 Spring Mountain Rd #2, Las Vegas, NV
Japanese Restaurant · 114 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.

David G.David Gosse: Small plates! Japanese charcoal grilled asparagus, eggplant w/bonito, salad w/sardine chips, duke w/balsamic glaze, kobe beef skirt w/garlic, chicken portabella, beef tendon soup, chicken hot pot, YUM Read more.

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

15. Viva Las Arepas

9.0
1616 Las Vegas Blvd S (at Oakey Blvd), Las Vegas, NV
Arepa Restaurant · Gateway District · 65 tips and reviews

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

Damian K.Damian Keenan: Delicious hand crafted arepas with a smokey mesquite undertone that keeps you coming back for more. Try the juices or the revolving "drink of the day". This place does not disappoint.

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