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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Panini

4811 S. Rainbow Blvd. (Tropicana Ave.) Send to Phone
702-365-8300

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Lunch Mon.-Sat., Dinner nightly
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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Panini Restaurant Review

: Chef Hermann Hochmayer, after an extensive apprenticeship opening Wolfgang Puck’s restaurants in California and Las Vegas, opened his own in 1995 on the west side of town and, a few years later, this location. With open kitchens, wood-burning pizza ovens and an imaginative menu, the restaurants are thriving. High arched doorways lead into the modern, high-ceilinged 240-seat eatery furnished with cherrywood tables and a friendly bar. The menu makes some changes a few times a year, customer favorites are staples. The complimentary focaccia is sublime. Go for the Chinese chicken salad with spicy honey mustard. The chopped vegetable salad is tossed with a balsamic dressing. We love the crabcakes with Cajun aioli. Try the pizza made with marinated shrimp, leeks, sund-ried tomatoes and cilantro. Spaghettini with grilled shrimp, roasted eggplant, feta cheese, black olives, tomato, basil and olive oil is a winner. You’ll like the chicken breast stuffed with spinach, peppers and goat cheese served with garlic mashed potatoes. The kid’s menu lists cheese and pepperoni pizzas, ravioli and penne with cream or tomato sauce, a cheese quesadilla and grilled chicken with vegetables. The extensive wine list offers 18 wines by the glass and a split of Napa Cuvee Brut. Save room for the warm chocolate brownie with coffee ice cream.
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