Check out the 4 top spots in east Las Vegas

Check out the 4 top spots in east Las Vegas
Cornish Pasty | Photo: Lacey M./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on September 19, 2019.

Spending time in east Las Vegas, or just looking to better appreciate what it has to offer? Get to know this Las Vegas neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from an arepas shop to a cocktail bar.

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top places to visit in east Las Vegas, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of neighborhood businesses. Read on for the results.

1. Viva Las Arepas

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Topping the list is Venezuelan spot Viva Las Arepas. Located at 1616 S. Las Vegas Blvd., Suite 120, it's the most popular business in the neighborhood, boasting 4.5 stars out of 1,531 reviews on Yelp.

The spot serves a variety of arepas, including wood-fired beef or chicken, roasted pork, ham and cheese, scrambled eggs and more.

2. Cornish Pasty

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Next up is British pub Cornish Pasty, situated at 10 E. Charleston Blvd. With 4.5 stars out of 1,044 reviews on Yelp, it's proven to be a local favorite.

Signature pasties include those with the traditional filling of steak, potatoes, onion and rutabaga, and another with pork, potatoes, apples, onions and sage. Bangers and mash, shepherd's pie and chicken pot pie are also on offer.

3. Vesta Coffee Roasters

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Vesta Coffee Roasters is another top choice. Yelpers give the business, located at 1114 S. Casino Center Blvd., 4.5 stars out of 355 reviews.

Espresso and other hot and cold brews are available, as well as a Hawaiian Benedict sandwich, avocado toast, Caesar salad, soup and pastries.

4. Velveteen Rabbit

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Velveteen Rabbit, a cocktail bar and music venue, is another much-loved neighborhood go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 370 Yelp reviews. Head over to 1218 S. Main St. to see for yourself.

A cocktail featuring gin, cucumber, mint, blackberry and lime, as well as one with bourbon, strawberry basil puree, lemon and balsamic foam are among the lengthy list of signature craft cocktails. 

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