The Venetian Las Vegas Hotel Resort and Casino is an imaginative recreation of Venice, Italy, and holds the esteemed AAA Five Diamond Award. B&B Ristorante, located just inside this luxurious destination, reflects a theme of artistic vision with contemporary Italian cuisine and elegant decor. Famed Chef Mario Batali and his partner and renowned winemaker Joseph Bastianich have had tremendous success at their award-winning Italian restaurants, including Babbo Ristorante e Enoteca in New York City. Mario Batali, master chef, writer, media personality, and restuaurateur behind 16 critically acclaimed restaurants, is one of the most prominent culinary stars in the United States. After striking gold with his initial collaboration with Bastianich, this dynamic pair has brought the best of Italian principles to B&B (Batali&Bastianich) in Las Vegas. With rich wood beamed ceilings, romantic lighting, and a sleek marble bar, guests will experience the duo’s aptitude for warm sophistication as soon as they step through the door.
The regular Dinner menu, available Monday through Sunday from 5:00 p.m. to 11.00 p.m. features over 45 delectable Italian dishes. Kick off your Italian excursion with one of several Antipasti selections, from House Cured Monterey Bay Sardines to Balsamic Roasted Lamb Ribs. For the Primi (first) and Secondi (second) courses, a vast array of meat and seafood concepts will delight the senses, like the Blue Crab Ravioli, Rabbit Porchetta, or Grilled Ribeye for Two. Vegetarian dishes have also been incorporated into the large menu, from Sautéed Italian Greens with roasted shallots, to Brussels Sprouts and Roasted Potatoes.
For guests in search of a larger sampling, the Pre-Theater Menu is just the ticket. This 4-course prix fixe menu is available daily from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. for $75.00 per person, and for only $25.00 more, diners can indulge in an optional bottomless wine pairing. This menu entails a selection of one antipasti, one first course, a second course, and one delicious dessert. For serious pasta enthusiasts, the “Whole Hog” Pasta Tasting menu is offered daily from 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. at the price of $105.00 for 7 courses. Choices include Pork Raviolini, Black Spaghetti, Tortellini di Mortadella, and Chocolate Budino. For an additional $85.00, a fine Italian wine is paired with every course.
The “Alto Adige” Regional Tasting Menu brings the tastes of this Northern Italian region directly to your plate. The 7-course price fixed menu is available daily from 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. for $110.00 per person, with an optional wine pairing for $100.00. From Braised Oxtail to Hand rolled Pasta Sfoglia, this ultimate dinner event will have you pleased from start to finish. Don’t leave without dessert! The Dolci dessert menu boasts nearly 20 tasty treats, like Candied Pumpkin & Cream, Blueberry Lemon Thyme Crostata, Dark Chocolate Torta, and the always-luscious Chocolate Chip Cannoli.
Mario Batali and Joseph Bastianich have cultivated years of expertise which have helped mold their latest Italian Mecca in Las Vegas. With a stylish backdrop and topnotch cuisine, B&B Ristorante at The Venetian is truly a vacation for the senses.
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