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Center Cut Steakhouse at Flamingo Las Vegas

Casually Comfortable Steakhouse That Will Surprise You At Flamingo Las Vegas

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Center Cut Steakhouse at Flamingo Las Vegas
In Las Vegas it is so easy to ignore some of the smaller steakhouses and seek out the places with the celebrity chef’s name on the menu. You could do that and get a decent meal while overpaying and realizing that the person cooking your meal is not the fabulous name you paid for. You could also elevate your experience by heading to Center Cut Steakhouse at the Flamingo and eat at a spot where the guy who is working the kitchen also happens to be the guy who crafted the menu and takes responsibility for your meal.

At Center Cut Steakhouse at Flamingo Las Vegas the chef is Ian Delph and he’ll soon be one of those rising stars in Las Vegas that people in the food scene will be talking about. His passion for the craft is clearly evident in the way the food comes out and in the way the selection process for the ingredients is handled. You’ll meet him because he walks out and surveys the room and seems to genuinely care not just about your food but your entire experience.

Location: Flamingo Hotel and Casino
3555 Las Vegas Blvd. South
Las Vegas, NV 89109

Phone: 702-784-8821

See the Center Cut Steakhouse at Flamingo Las Vegas website

Cuisine at Center Cut Steakhouse at Flamingo Las Vegas: Steak

Reservations: suggested but not required

Price Range at Center Cut Steakhouse at Flamingo Las Vegas: moderate but relative to other steakhouse in Las Vegas, affordable.

Hours at Center Cut Steakhouse at Flamingo Las Vegas:
Dinner nightly: 5:30 – 10:30pm

Attire: Casual – business casual

What it’s like at Center Cut Steakhouse at Flamingo Las Vegas?
Look a round the room and you’ll feel comfortable. The room feels inviting and people are smiling. The servers are up to the task of proving you a great experience but they also have some time to chat. The televisions around the room flash photographs that lend a nostalgic and classic Vegas feel to the room. Grab a booth and you feel like you could be very romantic tucked away or having your very own VIP Party.

On my recent visit I saw an older couple sharing desert, a younger couple holding hands, 3 guys having a “man” meal and 4 women enjoying drinks before they went out on the town. The room has energy and you’ll forget you’re in a Vegas steakhouse.

How’s the food at Center Cut Steakhouse at Flamingo Las Vegas?
The chef is bringing in Aspen Ridge beef and the flavors of this all natural beef show through in the care and preparation of the entrees. You’ll see the Chef walking through the room or you could ask to speak to him and I guarantee you his passion for food will show through.

What you should try at Center Cut Steakhouse at Flamingo Las Vegas:

  • Trio Bacon Satay – Imagine a thick slice of heaven served to you with chili peppers and cheese. If I had a beer and this bacon I would not have to have much more of anything to make me happy. Pork lovers will consider ordering a second portion.
  • Crab cakes – I know you’re thinking, “Crab Cakes in the desert?” Yeah, the chef did his time making some real crab cakes so you’ll be impressed by his need for a crusty on the outside creamy on the inside piece of adult candy.
  • Lobster Bisque - Crippling creamy greatness. There is a slight sweet finish that tells me this lobster sat on the ocean floor snacking on something sweet.
  • NY Strip – While I could use more char on my steak this very nice piece of beef delivered in the flavor category. If you like your beef to taste like beef Center Cut Steakhouse is serving just that.
  • Rack of Lamb – Please, whatever you do, consider the lamb. It may just change your life. You’ll say, “I’m not a fan of lamb” but what I’m saying is consider the richness that is THIS rack of lamb. The flavor is different than beef only in that it is more complex and has a layering effect on your taste buds. The meat is tender and seems to melt in your mouth delivering the richness of the flavor. I’m lucky enough to try a lot of food and I’m now putting this on my “must have” list.

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