Las Vegas Top 25 Restaurants: February 2016

This month's Las Vegas Top 25 Restaurants sees Scarpetta restaurant make an impressive climb up the list from its former position as No. 24 all the way to top billing at No. 1. Additionally, joining Scarpetta is Bardot Brasserie which also made quite the move with a jump from No. 12 to No. 2. 

While the list saw no newcomers, several veterans to the list made their return since a long awaited absence. Both Giada and CarneVino returned this month at No. 20 and No. 21 respectively.

Check out the full list below!

Branzino at Lago  | Facebook

Branzino at Lago | Facebook

Peanut Butter Lava Cake at Hearthstone Kitchen  | Facebook

Peanut Butter Lava Cake at Hearthstone Kitchen | Facebook

Fresh Salad at Bardot Brasserie  | Facebook 

Fresh Salad at Bardot Brasserie | Facebook 

Onion Soup at Bazaar Meat  | Facebook

Onion Soup at Bazaar Meat | Facebook

RANK Restaurant Social Score VIDEO
1 Scarpetta Las Vegas 185.42  
2 Bardot Brasserie 185.37 Play Video
3 Bazaar Meat 185.14  
4 District One Kitchen & Bar 185.11  
5 Hearthstone Kitchen & Cellar 185.07  
6 Sinatra 184.17 Play Video
7 Lago 184.02  
8 Carson Kitchen 183.94  
9 Honey Salt 183.77 Play Video
10 barMASA 183.60  
11 Lucky Foo's 183.43  
12 Cleo 183.12  
13 La Cave 183.09  
14 Jean-Georges Steakhouse 183.01  
15 Chada Thai & Wine 182.97  
16 Gordon Ramsay Steak 182.82  
17 The Blind Pig 182.67  
18 Wing Lei 182.52  
19 Made L.V. 182.22  
20 Giada 182.07  
21 CarneVino 181.92  
22 Michael Mina 181.77  
23 Raku 181.62  
24 Restaurant Guy Savoy 181.42  
25 db Brasserie 181.09 Play Video

Austin Top 25 Restaurants: February 2016

Austin's Top 25 Restaurants list returns this month, with a number of shakeups to the list. Taking top honors is Josephine House, which has made a steady climb up the list over the last several months. Close behind is former No. 1 restaurant Launderette and former No. 8 Dai Due, ranking at No. 2 and No. 3 respectively.

This month also saw several newcomers join the list for the first time including No. 4 Komé Sushi Kitchen, No. 11 Bufalina Pizza Kitchen and No. 20 Uchi. 

Easy Tiger and Wink also rejoined the Top 25 list this month after a several month absence.

Check out the full list below!

Poached Langoustines at Justine's Brasserie  | Facebook

Poached Langoustines at Justine's Brasserie | Facebook

Duck Confit at Launderette  | Facebook

Duck Confit at Launderette | Facebook

Steak and Fries at Josephine House  | Facebook

Steak and Fries at Josephine House | Facebook

Roasted Chicken at Dai Due  | Facebook

Roasted Chicken at Dai Due | Facebook

RANK Restaurant Social Score VIDEO
1 Josephine House 181.25  
2 Launderette 180.54  
3 Dai Due 180.27  
4 Komé Sushi Kitchen 180.10  
5 Justine's Brasserie 179.64  
6 Jacoby's Restaurant & Mercantile 179.63  
7 Wink 178.51  
8 Salt & Time 178.38  
9 Lucy's Fried Chicken 178.34  
10 Foreign & Domestic 177.64  
11 Bufalina 177.32  
12 Second Bar + Kitchen 177.28  
13 Franklin Barbecue 176.56  
14 Odd Duck 176.21  
15 Otoko 176.20  
16 Noble Sandwich Co. 175.84 Play Video
17 Barley Swine 175.48  
18 Easy Tiger 175.46  
19 VOX Table 175.12 Play Video
20 Uchi 175.09  
21 Cantine  174.55  
22 Counter 3. Five. VII 174.52 Play Video
23 Corner 170.92  
24 WineBelly 167.29  
25 Max's Wine Dive 166.88  

Austin Top 25 Restaurants: December 2015

This month's Top 25 in Austin sees an all veteran list, albeit with some major shakeups.

Former No. 1 Dai Due fell from top ranking to No. 8 while Launderette took top billing, followed closely by Justine's Brasserie, and Jacoby's Restaurant & Mercantile at No. 2 and No. 3, respectively. 

Additional notable moves include Franklin Barbecue, which jumped up an impressive 10 spots to seize No. 9 from its former No. 19 ranking in September. Max's Wine Dive also returned to the list after being absent since May 2015, ranking in at No. 25.

Check out the full list below! 

Lemon curd tart at Launderette  | Yelp, Catherine T.   

Lemon curd tart at Launderette | Yelp, Catherine T.

 

Oyster and chorizo pambazo at Dai Due  | Instagram @trillicent_

Oyster and chorizo pambazo at Dai Due | Instagram @trillicent_

Le Vamp Noir cocktail at Justine's Brasserie (black rum, fernet, creme de cacao, Angustura bitters, rosemary on fire)  | Instagram  @justinesbrasserie

Le Vamp Noir cocktail at Justine's Brasserie (black rum, fernet, creme de cacao, Angustura bitters, rosemary on fire) | Instagram @justinesbrasserie

Chicken & waffles at Max's Wine Dive  | Yelp, George T.

Chicken & waffles at Max's Wine Dive | Yelp, George T.

RANK Restaurant Social Score VIDEO
1 Launderette 181.45  
2 Justine's Brasserie 180.45  
3 Jacoby's Restaurant & Mercantile 179.88  
4 Lucy's Fried Chicken 179.22  
5 Josephine House 178.82  
6 Foreign & Domestic 178.66  
7 Second Bar + Kitchen 176.49  
8 Dai Due 176.42  
9 Franklin Barbecue 176.08  
10 Otoko 175.89  
11 Noble Sandwich Co. 175.55 Play Video
12 Barley Swine 175.18  
13 VOX Table 173.87 Play Video
14 Counter 3. Five. VII 173.55 Play Video
15 Cantine  172.56  
16 Corner 171.25  
17 WineBelly 169.94  
18 Arro 168.78  
19 Odd Duck 168.63  
20 Juniper 167.46  
21 Epicerie 166.14  
22 Salt & Time 164.82  
23 Swift's Attic 163.50  
24 La Condesa 162.18  
25 Max's Wine Dive 161.48  

Las Vegas Top 25 Restaurants: July 2015

The Top 25 list returns to Las Vegas this month with a number veteran restaurants returning to claim top honors. Bartolotta Ristorante di Mare inside of the Wynn jumped up a whopping 10 slots to claim top honors with its No. 1 ranking. Likewise, Carson Kitchen, ranking at No. 4, jumped up from its previous position at No. 12. Rounding out the top five were Bazaar Meat, holding at No. 2, as well as barMasa and Cleo, clocking in at No. 2 and No. 5 respectively.

SW Steakhouse had a bit of a decline, falling from No. 5 to No. 12, as well as Gordon Ramsay's Steak, which slipped from No. 6 to No. 14.

There were no newcomers to the list this time around, although La Cave did make a reappearance after being absent from the Top 25 since 2014.

Check out the full list below!

barMASA  | Yelp, barMASA

barMASA | Yelp, barMASA

Seared Scallops at La Cave  | Yelp, Selina P.

Seared Scallops at La Cave | Yelp, Selina P.

Cleo's Carrot Harissa  | Yelp, Cleo

Cleo's Carrot Harissa | Yelp, Cleo

Bartolotta Ristorante's Pasta  | Yelp, Darin L.

Bartolotta Ristorante's Pasta | Yelp, Darin L.

RANK Restaurant Social Score VIDEO
1 Bartolotta Ristorante Di Mare 183.28  
2 Bazaar Meat 183.18  
3 barMasa 183.02  
4 Carson Kitchen 182.87  
5 Cleo 182.14  
6 Sinatra 182.10 Play Video
7 Yardbird Vegas 182.09  
8 Made LV 182.01  
9 Giada 181.22  
10 Hearthstone 181.03  
11 db Brasserie 180.82 Play Video
12 SW Steakhouse 180.67  
13 Jean-Georges Steakhouse 180.53  
14 Gordon Ramsay Steak 179.98  
15 Michael Mina 179.75  
16 Rose. Rabbit. Lie. 178.52  
17 Wing Lei 178.19  
18 Scarpetta Las Vegas 178.15  
19 CarneVino 177.41  
20 Raku 176.63  
21 Tom Colicchio Craftsteak 176.19  
22 La Cave 175.09  
23 Lucky Foos 175.07  
24 Honey Salt 174.29 Play Video
25 Comme Ca 173.51  

Austin Top 25 Restaurants: July 2015

Austin's Top 25 returns this month, featuring a number of newcomers alongside list veterans. This month features not one but four first-timers to the Top 25 including No. 1 Launderette restaurant. Additionally, No. 7 VOX Table, No. 8 Cantine, and No. 10 Corner were also newcomers as well.

Counter 3. Five. VII made an impressive climb up the list from No. 9, grabbing a spot in the top five at No. 3, as did Barley Swine, jumping from No. 14 to No. 5.

Daidue, Winebelly, and Lucy's Fried Chicken all lost their top five positions, each ranking in the middle of the list this time around.  

Check out the full ranking below!

Barley and Swine's Pupusas and Shrimp  | Yelp, Lily W.

Barley and Swine's Pupusas and Shrimp | Yelp, Lily W.

Launderette's Plancha Burger  | Yelp, Darren B.

Launderette's Plancha Burger | Yelp, Darren B.

Lamb and Sweetbreads at Counter 3. Five. VII  | Yelp, Amy D.

Lamb and Sweetbreads at Counter 3. Five. VII | Yelp, Amy D.

Winebelly's Melon Salad  | Yelp, Lara G.

Winebelly's Melon Salad | Yelp, Lara G.

RANK Restaurant Social Score VIDEO
1 Launderette 175.19  
2 Josephine House 173.72  
3 Counter 3. Five. VII 172.36 Play Video
4 Noble Sandwich Co. 172.19  
5 Barley Swine 172.10  
6 Foreign & Domestic 171.91  
7 VOX Table 171.73  
8 Cantine  171.65  
9 Daidue 171.51  
10 Corner 171.28  
11 Winebelly 171.09  
12 Odd Duck 170.88  
13 Lucy's Fried Chicken 170.87  
14 Second Bar + Kitchen 170.87  
15 laV 170.17  
16 Otoko 169.71  
17 Franklin Barbecue 169.16  
18 Arro 167.87  
19 Juniper 167.72  
20 Justines Brasserie 167.41  
21 epicerie 166.49  
22 Salt & Time 165.57  
23 Swifts Attic 164.65  
24 La Condesa 164.19  
25 Easy Tiger 163.73