Looking to uncover all that the Lakes has to offer? Get to know this Las Vegas neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a Mexican restaurant and pub to an Italian spot.
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top places to visit in the Lakes, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of neighborhood businesses. Read on for the results.
1. Buldogis Gourmet Hot Dogs
Topping the list is Korean spot Buldogis Gourmet Hot Dogs, which offers hot dogs and chicken wings. Located at 2291 S. Fort Apache Road, Suite 102, it's the highest-rated business in the neighborhood, boasting 4.5 stars out of 900 reviews on Yelp.
Gourmet hot dogs come in signature styles like the Buckeye (bacon, caramelized onions, cheddar cheese and garlic), the West Coast (pico de gallo, caramelized onions, cheddar cheese and avocado) and the mac and cheese dog (homemade creamy mac and cheese, cheddar cheese and an herb blend). Customers will also find fried chicken sandwiches, wings and Korean chicken noodle soup on the menu.
2. Nacho Daddy
Next up is pub and Mexican spot Nacho Daddy, situated at 9560 W. Sahara Ave. With four stars out of 1,012 reviews on Yelp, it's proven to be a local favorite.
The menu features a slew of "world famous" nachos, including the supreme tostada nacho (ground beef, cheese blend, yellow queso, refried beans, pico de gallo, fried jalapeños, lettuce, avocado lime salsita, sour cream and guacamole) and the Golden Knights nacho (filet mignon, jack and cheddar cheese, yellow queso, sautéed onions, mushrooms, red and green peppers and pickled peppers). This spot also serves up tacos, enchiladas, fajitas, burritos and vegan dishes.
3. Flower Child
New American and vegetarian spot Flower Child, which offers salads and more, is another top choice. Yelpers give the business, located at 1007 S. Rampart Blvd., 4.5 stars out of 435 reviews.
This spot offers a variety of health food — on the menu, anticipate the summer plate, a bowl of barbecue chicken, quinoa corn, watermelon and crunchy kale slaw, and a turkey, gouda, romaine, tomato, avocado and hummus wrap. There's also kombucha on tap, alongside Nevada beers and wine.
4. Honey Salt
Honey Salt, a New American spot, is another high-traffic neighborhood go-to, with four stars out of 1,692 Yelp reviews. Head over to 1031 S. Rampart Blvd. to see for yourself.
The farm-to-table restaurant provides American fare with an organic twist — think buttermilk chicken sandwiches, meatloaf, sea scallops and roasted branzino. Pair any meal with a draft beer, cocktail or glass of wine.
5. Chef Marc's Trattoria
And then there's Chef Marc's Trattoria, a local favorite with 4.5 stars out of 333 reviews. Stop by 8615 W. Sahara Ave. to hit up the Italian spot next time you're in the neighborhood.
The authentic Tuscan-style eatery features traditional Italian entrees. Pasta dishes include chicken riggies (chicken and pancetta in a pink sauce with mushrooms, hot peppers and mozzarella) and cioppino (a seafood platter with wild crab, clams, mussels, shrimp, fish and calamari). When it comes to meat dishes, expect chicken scarp (organic chicken with sausage and hot cherry peppers) and veal parmesan.
View the full menu here.