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Restaurant Guy Savoy

3570 Las Vegas Blvd. S. (Flamingo Rd.) Send to Phone
702-731-SAVOY (7286); 877-346-4642 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
Guy Savoy's Las Vegas temple of gastronomy opens your eyes and mind.

Dinner Wed.-Sun. 5:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

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Restaurant Guy Savoy, Las Vegas, NV

Restaurant Guy Savoy Restaurant Review

About the restaurant: Expect an all-encompassing experience for the eyes and stomach at Restaurant Guy Savoy at Caesars Palace, the only place in America to savor the cuisine of the celebrated French chef. Proceeding through the automatic doors of the restaurant’s entrance on the second floor of the Augustus Tower, guests will find a Caviar Lounge, semi-private rooms, the main dining area and a glass-enclosed patio with views of the Eiffel Tower replica at Paris Las Vegas. Architect Jean-Michel Wilmotte, who has worked with Guy Savoy for seemingly forever, conceived a deliberately simple yet elegant high temple of gastronomy in dark bracketed paneling with a cathedral-high ceiling.

About chef Guy Savoy and his team: Guy Savoy, who back in the day was part of the "Nouvelle Cuisine" movement, practices kung fu and studies Zen philosophy. For him, whether in life or in cuisine, frills and flounces are unnecessary, hence the minimalist décor and rare bill of fare. The space may feel a bit cold to some, but we appreciate the privacy afforded by the generous spacing between the tables. Tucked away in the kitchen is the Krug Chef's Table --- dedicated to House of Krug Champagne, and the only one in the U.S. --- where guests at the six-seat table are treated to a special tasting menu and enjoy the chefs’ ballet being performed in the kitchen. After seven years with the restaurant, executive chef Julien Asseo has moved on to a new opportunity in California.

Likes: The service, directed by general manager Alain Alpe, comes close to perfect.
Dislikes: Be prepared for the bill, but remember that the memories will be priceless.

Food: The dinner starts with a motte de beurre, a mound of French Échiré butter (the best one), served tableside, with olive oil from Provence, followed by a bountiful bread cart as good as what you’ll find at French bakeries. A parade of amuse-bouches might bring a foie gras club sandwich, mini burger of seared beef tartare in Parmesan bread, then a trio composed of confit celery root, fried salmon skin topped with salmon roe and smoked eggplant. Kusshi oyster concassé with lemon olive oil, lemon and seaweed granité provides a strong start to the Prestige Tasting Menu ($385). Octopus, accompanied by romesco, black garlic and croquetas, tastes as impressive as the show of fog created by the cold steamed seawater. A beautiful black plate inspired a dish of seared Mediterranean red mullet, covered by its crispy scales and bottarga, in its own jus. The artichoke and black truffle soup, toasted mushroom brioche, and black truffle butter is a Savoy classic that should not be bypassed, and this sentiment also applies to his “Colors of Caviar.” The plate of grilled veal sweet bread comes decorated with a delicate tuile of crispy hazelnut milk skin. The cheese cart, featuring French cheeses exclusively, is a real tempting option ($35 supplement).

Desserts: Pastry chef Sébastien Polycarpe likes to bring a transitional dish in which a sugar shell envelopes a savory beet mousse and tartare. Pineapple (flown in from Mauritius) is baked in clay and broken tableside by Polycarpe --- if you like souvenirs, ask for the shards, which were sculpted by him. Pace yourself so you can indulge in the decadent chariot de mignardises.

About the wine: The Bible-thick wine list is mainly French and heavy on Champagnes, but there is also saké and selections from Hungary, Australia, Italy, Spain, Chile and elsewhere. Be sure to browse the incredible collections of Richebourg and Romanée-Conti --- Savoy loves Burgundy.
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