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A Taste of Italy in Las Vegas at Basilico Ristorante Italiano

A Taste of Italy in Las Vegas at Basilico Ristorante Italiano

Get ready to embark on a gastronomic journey through Italy as Basilico Ristorante Italiano offers a modern take on classic Italian dishes. Headed by renowned Chef Francesco Di Caudo, this upscale dining experience promises a fusion of creativity and edginess with every dish served.

“We treat our guests like we are hosting a dinner party, and we trained our team to be welcoming, knowledgeable and fun to create an experience like no other,” Chef Francesco Di Caudo and Operating Partner Marisa Martino said of the concept. “We had fun creating the vibe and curated cocktails. We have many Instagramable experiences, from the tableside cocktails and parmesan ice cream to our duck cigar that is unique to us.”

Basilico Ristorante Italiano (©Melanie Lee)
Basilico Ristorante Italiano (©Melanie Lee)

The menu at Basilico Ristorante Italiano boasts delectable antipasti, pastas, and specialty dishes that will take your taste buds on an unforgettable adventure. Start your meal with items like the Gnocco Fritto and the insanely unique Foimisu. You’ll find some classic tastes and innovative flavors in the pizza and pasta section, like the Uovo Ravioli and the Cavatelli Norcina. Indulge in Parmigiano Gelato, Lemon Thyme Goat Milk Panna Cotta, and other mouth-watering desserts that will satisfy any sweet tooth. Make sure to ask about off-menu specials, too—Chef tends to test new items in the kitchen, and they’re often truly one-of-a-kind creations.

Basilico Ristorante Italiano (©Melanie Lee)
Basilico Ristorante Italiano (©Melanie Lee)

Accompanying the delectable dishes is a full-service bar that serves original cocktails curated by talented mixologists. The Basilico Spritz is a perfectly refreshing summer evening libation, while the Fiore de Fiamma blends a calming mix of elderberry, lemon, and honey. Swing by Basilico Ristorante Italiano for Social Hour and get a taste of discounted cocktails and some of the dinner menu for the perfect end to the work day.

With a live performance stage, outdoor lounge and dining area, private dining room, and an indoor dining room that can accommodate up to 70 guests, Basilico Ristorante Italiano offers not just a feast for the senses but a vibrant atmosphere that sets the perfect tone for a memorable evening. “We wanted people to feel special and a warmth walking in. The pops of red color and our indoor-outdoor patio is inviting, and our guests love it,” Di Caudo and Martino told us.

Basilico Ristorante Italiano (©Melanie Lee)
Basilico Ristorante Italiano (©Melanie Lee)
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