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3377 Las Vegas Blvd. S. (Sands Ave.) Send to Phone
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Genoa in 1939, Las Vegas in 1999: chef-restaurateur Gian Paolo Belloni divides his time between his two dynamic Zeffirino restaurants.

Lunch & Dinner daily
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Zeffirino, Las Vegas, NV

Zeffirino Restaurant Review

: Gian Paolo Belloni, renowned in Italy for his Zeffirino in Genoa, graced The Venetian with a $6 million, two-story, 400-seat restaurant. The wrought-iron gates at the entrance were imported from Italy, as were the furniture and the china and linens embroidered with the name and year (1939) that the Genoa restaurant was opened by Belloni’s father, Zeffirino. Dominating the Grand Canal-level casual café is a massive hand-crafted bar; its centerpiece is a rowboat usually filled with seafood on ice. A moderately priced three-course lunch menu offers many choices. A violinist/guitarist makes beautiful music nightly in the more formal dining room on the second floor, where the balcony overlooks the Grand Canal. For starters, we like the avocado with balsamic vinegar and lobster and the simple San Daniele prosciutto served with melon. Among entrées, we suggest the grilled whole Mediterranean sea bass treated only with garlic, olive oil, oregano, lemon juice and parsley sauce. Risotto with crab meat, shrimp, garlic and a touch of white wine is a winner. Carnivores like the pan-seared beef tenderloin filet with Marsala and rum served over Fontina with truffle and sautéed porcini mushrooms. Save room for a freshly baked pastry.
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