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4455 Paradise Rd. (Harmon Ave.) Send to Phone
Todd English’s Mediterranean restaurant Olives has returned to Las Vegas at Virgin Hotels.


Dinner Wed.-Sun.

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Olives, Las Vegas, NV

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Olives Restaurant Review

About the restaurant: Todd English's Olives has returned to Las Vegas at Virgin Hotels. The focal point of the dining room is an open show kitchen with wood-burning oven, and other décor elements include elegant tile flooring, dark wood paneling, Renaissance-inspired hand-glazed art and large windows offering a view of the resort's pool.

Likes: The menu reflects English's take on Mediterranean cuisine with most of the same dishes as his original Olives when it premiered in Boston in 1989.
Dislikes: On most evenings a live band plays in the bar, and may be too loud for some, so request a table near the patio for a less lively ambience.

Food & Drinks: Highlights of the starters include beef carpaccio with gorgonzola rosti cake and scallion cream; and tuna tartare with crispy rock shrimp, spun cucumber and warm sesame dressing. Four flatbreads are offered, with the most popular being the fig and prosciutto with fig jam, gorgonzola and prosciutto. Our favorite of the pastas is the tortelli composed of butternut squash, Parmesan cream and sage brown butter. Entrée recommendations are cast iron scallops with cauliflower puree; classic chicken Milanese with lemon vinaigrette; shawarma spiced salmon with red quinoa tabouli and cherry raita; and the vegetarian roasted cauliflower Parmesan with roasted tomato marinara and herb breadcrumbs. Finish with the very vanilla soufflé served with vanilla ice cream and vanilla crème anglaise; or mascarpone panna cotta with berries, balsamico and sweet basil. Complementing the fare is a wine program with 185 labels and 24 by the glass, mainly from France, Italy, Portugal and Spain.

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