Tom Colicchio's Heritage Steak
Tom Colicchio has been telling contestants their dishes "need more acid" on Top Chef for more than 16 years now, so expect the five-time James Beard Award winner to have his own restaurants in order. His culinary empire includes two Las Vegas steakhouses. While Craftsteak delivers the beef in a big way at the MGM Grand, Heritage Steak at the Mirage earns a slight edge on atmosphere with an open dining room under the casino's atrium. However, the real draw here is the white oak grill, which serves up incredibly flavorful steaks with flames visible from most of the tables. The Mirage will soon be replaced by a Hard Rock hotel—another reason to consider Heritage Steak a more pressing reservation over Craftsteak.
How to book: Call 702-791-7330 or book a reservation via Seven Rooms.