About Joel Robuchon - MGM Grand
Las Vegas, NV 89109
Winner of Michelin's Three Star, Forbes Five-Star, AAA Five Diamond, and Wine Spectator's Grand Award, Joël Robuchon has redefined Las Vegas fine dining. Joël Robuchon was named France's Chef of the Century by the esteemed Gault Millau restaurant guide. Coming out of retirement to open his first restaurant in the United States, Joël Robuchon caters to a sophisticated palate that features a menu of his finer specialties.
Limited seating creates the intimacy one can expect from Joël Robuchon. Reservations strongly recommended.
Choose from the multi-course tasting menus or order a la carte. Specialties include Le Caviar, a trio dish of thin couscous and Oscetra caviar, smooth cauliflower cream, and delicate gelée of green asparagus.
Contemporary French, French
Hours of Operation:
Dinner: 5:30pm-10pm Daily
$50 and over
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
Valet & Self-Parking Available
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Claude Le Tohic
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wine
Joel Robuchon - MGM Grand Ratings and Reviews
We loved the food, wine and overall dining experience. Truly unforgettable - except for the names of the fancy vino picked out by our sommelier. I asked for a list of the wine pairing and was promised a copy. In the end we only received the food list. For $1000 per person, I expected all my requests be honored.
Rich, luscious, butter. I thoroughly enjoyed the Robuchon experience. I had the tasting course designed by the restaurant and a wine flight. I was not disappointed by a single element of the service. Hands down, no questions, much preferred this experience to Gary Danko (SF) and it also became a rival in my heart with the original chef's presentations at Coi (SF). Robuchon sets the bar very high.
Very well done
Really wonderful people on the floor representing the Robuchon enterprise
Delightfully anticipating visiting again
I would recommend an earlier seating for a large tasting menu. The restaurant is quiet at first but begins to liven up as the night carries on.
I'm just going to get straight to the point as to why I'm only giving this place 3 stars. I love fine dining. And to be frank with you, I'm willing to pay the extra bens if the dining experience is actually worth it. But here? Nah. What I didn't like about this place is there wasn't any speciality dishes. For the price I paid, I wasn't expecting to be a served a hard boiled egg or raw salmon as my appetizers. Come on Joel, whip me up something that I can't eat anywhere else. Give me a reason to come back. I was here for your signature dishes but you definitely failed me.
The main entrees here were a bit underwhelming. The chateaubriand was good but unfortunately I had better steak elsewhere. Prime Steakhouse or the A5 Japanese Wagyu at Picasso in the Bellagio is much more deserving of a 5 star rating in my books.
1 star for the beautiful food presentation.
2 star for the service.
Great Memories are created by the use of all our senses. Our experience was outstanding. The visual experience was first as you take in the detail of the restaurant itself and then the beauty of the plating. Taste makes you both satisfied and yet wanting to experience the next service. Each service was in of itself an outstanding experience in which the food shined and was front and center surrounded by impeccable attention to all the other elements that make a great experience.
As expected this restaurant is very expensive. The food is beautiful and tastes amazing. We ordered the tasting menu which was very expensive and way too much food. I would return but only order the five course menu in the future. The dress code meant absolutely nothing. I was actually angry that I made my husband wear a suit and I felt badly for not wearing what I deemed to be proper "business formal" shoes until I saw people in jeans and sweatshirts inside. If you are going to have a dress code it must be enforced no matter how much money people flash at you. What a disappointment.
This is such a wonderful food experience. Mr Robuchon carefully crafts the dining experience. The breads are prepared fresh every day. The butter comes from a farm in Britney and is made for his restaurants. The butter is creamy and delicious. The caviar appetizer is a favorite. Each dish is made to order so it will be perfect. The sweets cart is loaded with fresh made goodies. Always save a little room for dessert. Kit is our favorite waiter. He knows the menu well and can help you select the perfect meal combinations. This is worth your time.
I have traveled far and wide around the world and usually go to the finest restaurants at various locations. Robuchon may be the very best I have experienced anywhere. There are so many fine touches, there are too many to name. Yes, it is expensive, but I will promise you, it will be worth it, and will be an exceptionally memorable gastronomic experience. This is my first time in Vegas, and I came for the shows and food. This restaurant is one reason I may return.
There is a reason this spot gets a 3 star Michelin rating. I was a little concerned about what to expect but the food, service and experience combined to provide one of the best meals and evenings in memory. You can choose an ala carte tasting menu or go full slate. I can't imagine finishing a full gestation and being able to walk comfortably afterwards. A special place and while not inexpensive you get what you pay for.
Excellent service, food was amazing - had the 16 course tasting - great experience. I was surprised to see a three to four-year old child in the dining room when we arrived, which really isn't appropriate for the other diners and their experience, but other than that, it was great.
Everything you heard about Joel Robuchon lives up to expectations when dining at this wonderful restaurant. Service was spectacular -- spot on without missing a beat. The food was delicious. It's really simple -- great atmosphere, service and food. One of the best restaurants at which I've eaten.
The food was phenominal, among the best I've tasted which includes Picaso, Le cirque, Providence, Bouchon, babbo, Studio, Melisse, Patina, and Addison etc. However, the service was off. Bread was brought out without butter and oil until 5 minutes later. Our printed menus were not accurate. One of us ate the grand tasting menu and the other had the vegetarian tasting menu. Two printed menus were included as we departed but both were the same. Small items like these are what makes the difference between a Michelein 3 star restaurant and a 1 or 2 star. Having said this, the sommelier was outstanding, and the food was among the best I have ever tasted from Yountville, to La and San diego, to NYC.
The service was stupendous...maybe the best we have ever experienced; the waitstaff is the perfect mix of sophisticated, knowledgeable, unobtrusive yet engaging. The food was very good, but not incredible. The high end wine flights were exquisite. The setting is regal...but for the money I would rather eat at E Jose Andres.
Three stars is special any time and Robuchon does not disappoint. The dining room is probably the nicest I have ever been in and the contrast to the Vegas vibe just outside is mind bending - it takes a few minutes to adjust. The professional service and attention we recieved matched the ambiance perfectly. This type of dining experience is about more than just the food but the food is why you go and ours was truly exceptional - caviar, prawns, duck, lobster. the famous (and indescribable) bread and dessert carts all made for a special meal. You can spend a "Honda Civic" (literally) on wine at Robuchon and reading the wine list was a treat in and of itself - amazingly there were also many fine reasonably priced selections - our Som brought a smile to my face as he passionately guided our selection to a perfect match. The only thing that could have made our evening nicer would have been to stroll home through the streets of Paris and not the throngs of Las Vegas. Recommended to those who enjoy collecting stars.
We have dined at world-famous restaurants including The French Laundry and George V at the Four Seasons in Paris, so have experience with haute cuisine. We were very disappointed with our experience at Joel Robuchon. Several of the dishes were delightful and beautifully presented. However, the response to my garlic allergy was a rigid inability to make appropriate adjustments. Two dishes that I selected out of the five courses (cost $250) could not be made without garlic. If everything is made fresh, why couldn't the adjustment be made? They finally agreed to create the saffron risotto dish without garlic (why would you disguise the saffron taste with garlic??), but when the dish arrived, it contained lots of tomato so the saffron was still overpowered. One member of the wait staff spoke so softly that even in a quiet environment, it was difficult to understand her. This definitely was not the experience we expected and anticipated for my birthday celebration. We will not return and would not recommend this restaurant. At these prices, I expect better service and willingness to adjust to customer needs.
The food was very good but the overall ambiance of the place was lacking in pretty much every other way. Waiters seemed tired or bored, and frankly we became bored as well despite the food being good. We skipped dessert and left, and it was super overpriced for what we ate. Will not return here ever again.
Food was absolutely fantastic, best lobster I have ever taste in my life, the lobster soup with the lobster was absolutely divine. The bread cart and dessert cart were amazing, this has to be the biggest bread cart I have ever seen so far. Service was good we had no complaints, only that the food cost an arm and a leg but that is to be expected because you get what you pay for.
Absolutely amazing! We celebrated our 10th anniversary with dinner here. We did the Menu Degustation, which allows you to taste 17 different food items from appetizers to desserts. Our dinner took about 4 hours and was so memorable. We were also given a tour of the kitchen. The staff was very attentive and were so friendly. I have a new respect for the creative man that Joel Robuchon is.
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