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Julian Serrano

3730 Las Vegas Blvd. S. (W. Harmon Ave.) Send to Phone
702-590-8520 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
A colorful, uplifting décor complements the Spanish cuisine from chef Julian Serrano.

 Watch our exclusive interview with chefs Julian Serrano and Jose Picazo making churros on GAYOT.com's YouTube Channel.
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Julian Serrano Restaurant Review

: With its bright, colorful décor, Julian Serrano's eponymous restaurant is sure to catch your eye. The space, which opens wide onto the lobby of the Aria Resort & Casino, is inspired by the vibrancy of the chef's native Spain. Enter the restaurant under the large white arches and select which ambience you prefer --- the casual, open seating in the front or the more elegant and romantic dining room further back. Serrano, also the chef of the beautiful Picasso restaurant at Bellagio, has composed a menu around Spanish cuisine, with a modern and delicious twist. Executive chef Jose Picazo leads the team in the kitchen. The menu, printed on goldenrod paper evocative of the Iberian sun, offers selections like stuffed dates, gazpacho revised with lobster, and octopus spiced with Spanish paprika. From the "new tapas" section, skip the tuna-raspberry skewers and instead order the ahi tempura served with avocado-rocoto mayo, seaweed and ponzu sauce. The Spanish staple paella --- available in four different variations --- takes 40 minutes to prepare, but is unfortunately not worth the wait. More pleasing to the palate is the porcini-crusted Atlantic cod, a vivid presentation with cauliflower purée and espresso demi-glace. Finish with the buñuelos (Spanish donuts) with butterscotch caramel or the crème Catalana, which is as good as it gets. The Spanish-oriented, 500-bottle wine list features 30 offerings by the glass. If the colorful space and cuisine haven't already improved your mood, perhaps this tongue-in-cheek touch will: Spanish lessons are played on repeat in the restroom, offering an unexpected opportunity to brush up on your language skills.

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A MUST for serious foodies!
by stevil1144 on Wed Jan 06, 2010 2:25 pm
 
This restaurant is the place to go next time you're in Vegas! You would be just as comfortable grabbing a quick bite or lounging around for hours sampling the entire menu. All of the ceviches are great. Other highlights include the "beef and cheese," tuna raspberry, stuffed piquillo peppers, and Spanish tortilla. The Sangria is also worth trying. I strongly recommend this place!
 
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