Have your sights set on the Summerlin neighborhood? 

Well, so do we!

This award-winning community has continuously been voted as one of the best places to live in Las Vegas, and today, we are here to give you a complete guide to living in this exquisite neighborhood. With the increase of real estate in the area, there are a number of housing options to best suit your needs. For luxury living options, check out Elysian at Tivoli and Ely at Buffalo. From the abundance of dining options, shopping, parks, and outdoor recreation, Summerlin might just be the perfect fit for you.

Let’s dive in to see what this amazing neighborhood has to offer!

Best Restaurants in Summerlin

When you hear about Las Vegas’ amazing food scene, you may think of the countless restaurants lining the Las Vegas Strip. Luckily, every area offers a variety of delicious dining options, and the Summerlin is no exception! Below are five of the best restaurants in Summerlin. 

Vintner Grill 

“Vintner Grill is a lively American bistro nestled in Summerlin, Las Vegas's premier community. From working lunches to formal dinners, casual date nights to family celebrations, Vintner Grill's pleasant and inviting ambiance makes it perfect for a variety of occasions.” - Tripadvisor 

BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse

BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse originally started as a pizza place, combining Chicago-style deep dishes and California-style cuisine. Over the years, their menu has expanded, and they have developed a large selection of American entrees, from handcrafted burgers, pasta, tacos, and much more. 

Echo and Rig

“How do you take a classic staple of American dining, the steakhouse, and break down the traditional thinking to create something entirely new and exciting? The answer became Echo & Rig Butcher and Steakhouse, just opened at the charming Tivoli Village just off of Summerlin Parkway; 15 minutes from the famed Las Vegas Strip.” - Tripadvisor

Hussong's Mexican Cantina - Boca Park

Known as the place where the margarita was invented, Hussong’s Mexican Cantina is located in the Boca Park Plaza and offers a variety of foods and booze you’ll simply love!

    Hearthstone Kitchen & Cellar - Red Rock Casino, Resort & Spa

    “Hearthstone Kitchen & Cellar offers guests pure, carefully crafted house-made fare from the highest quality sourced ingredients. Their menu reflects a simple and pure approach to refined cuisine that honors and respects food. Enjoy artisanal salads, shared plates, charcuterie selections, and signature entrees made from scratch while also indulging in wine from Hearthstone's impressive wine list.” - Tripadvisor

    Best Happy Hour in Summerlin

    Who doesn’t love deals and half-off prices? Especially if it’s cheap cocktails, mocktails, and martinis! See some of these best happy hour deals in Summerlin.

    Frankie’s Uptown

    Frankie’s Uptown Las Vegas offers a powerful list of whiskeys and bourbons, craft cocktails, and a delicious food menu. If you don’t believe me, check out their menu to see if it brews up your appetite. 

    Public School 702

    “Public School is a chef-driven restaurant and bar serving craft beer and delivers an extraordinary, delicious art in food & beer. "Recess" (aka Happy Hour) is held Monday through Friday and boasts items such as Parmesan Truffle Fries, Crispy Naked Wings, and Crispy Buffalo Cauliflower. The bar features a vast selection of seasonal, artisanal cocktails and sommelier-selected wines.” - Public School 

    El Dorado Cantina - Tivoli Village

    “El Dorado Cantina believes in using sustainably raised products, which means that all the beef, chicken, pork, shrimp, fish, and products used in the dishes originate from carefully selected farms in the U.S. and are free from antibiotics, pesticides, and steroids.” - Tripadvisor

    Yard House

    “Yard House is the modern American gathering place where beer and food lovers unite. Known for great food, classic rock, an energetic vibe, and an endless fleet of tap handles featuring the best craft and local beers, each Yard House location offers 100+ beers on tap along with an array of craft cocktails.” - Tripadvisor

    Best Pizza in Summerlin

    Winner winner, pizza dinner! For those who love having delicious comfort food nearby, here are a few top-notch pizzerias in the Summerlin area.

    Biaggio’s Pizzeria

    Biaggio’s pizzeria is a family-operated pizzeria with a wide selection of Italian cuisine choices, from hand-tossed New York-style pizza, pasta, wings, and more! 

    Grimaldi’s Pizzeria

    “Grimaldi's Pizzeria serves traditional coal-fired brick-oven pizza using pizza-making traditions, which includes only fresh ingredients, a "secret recipe" pizza sauce, handmade mozzarella cheese, and dough. originating in Brooklyn over 100 years ago.” - Tripadvisor

    Marsigliano's Pizzeria

    Marsigliano's Pizzeria is a family-owned Italian Pizzeria with homemade food and desserts. They offer everything from pizza, pasta, subs, wings, ribs, soups, and even custom orders. 

    Best Breakfast in Summerlin

    Who has time to cook when you can visit the nearby breakfast hot spots? Remember, breakfast is the most important meal of the day!

    Pyramid Cafe

    Pyramid Cafe offers a variety of American breakfast options. If you’re not sure what to get, try out their chicken and waffles, pyramid stacks, Nashville chicken sandwich, or the double BBQ bacon burger and more. Everything just sounds so good!

    Leone Cafe

    “Leone Café was created by coffee lovers for coffee lovers. It is based on a traditional Italian coffee shop concept. This new concept combines essential Italian espresso-based drinks along with a new twist on fresh baked goods and homemade specialty breakfasts. Quality and uniqueness is our promise.” - Leone Cafe


    “Neighbors is your new modern cafe serving delicious food and providing a casual, comfortable atmosphere to enjoy with family and friends. You can enjoy some bakery items, salads, burgers, sandwiches, and more!” - Neighbors

    Best Brunch in Summerlin

    Accidentally skipped breakfast after having a long night out, but it’s too early for lunch? We have you covered with some amazing brunch spots in the Summerlin area!

    Toasted Gastrobrunch

    Toasted Gastrobrunch is a restaurant located in the South Summerlin area serving American cuisine and its delicious brunch menu. They offer daily brunch from 8 am to 3 pm.

    Honey Salt

    Honey Salt is a restaurant devoted to family, friends, and the community. The menu is complemented by homemade desserts, hand-crafted cocktails, and a wonderful selection of beers and wines.

    Lola’s - Summerlin

    Lola’s is a Louisiana kitchen-based restaurant serving authentic cajun food for brunch, lunch, and dinner. They have daily brunch from 11 am to 2 pm with bottomless mimosas and delicious southern-style food. 

    Best Nail Salon in Summerlin

    Getting a fresh manicure is the best way to give your appearance a little bit of a boost. Why not try something a little bit more adventurous for your next manicure? See what these Summerlin nail salons have to offer!

    Miki Nail Bar

    Miki Nail Bar offers special services in nails, eyelashes, facials, and waxing! If you love having designs on your nails, this is the place to check out.

    Prestige Nail Boutique

    Prestige Nail Boutique is one of  Las Vegas' best organic, health-conscious nail salons with a high level of commitment to the best natural product available for our nail services.

    Look Style Society - Tivoli Village 

    The Look Style Society at Tivoli Village is a luxury salon that specializes in not only nail services but hair, skin, waxing, and more.

    Best Sushi in Summerlin

    I know what you might be thinking. More food?! 

    Don’t worry; we’re not trying to fatten you up, but what can you expect from a place known for its amazing dining scene? Las Vegas offers a large variety of Asian cuisines, and the sushi options are shrimply the best!

    JING Resturaunt - Las Vegas

    “Winner of numerous awards, JING’s menu features Global Asian Cuisine, with a focus on prime steaks, sushi, and seafood, using products from locally sourced and organic farms. The ultra-chic setting includes dynamic design details and impressive fire and water features creating a perfect chi for the best dining experience.” - OpenTable 

    Blue Ribbon Sushi Bar & Grill - Red Rock Resort 

    “Blue Ribbon Sushi Bar & Grill is in Red Rock Casino Resort & Spa. They offer a full menu of Japanese cuisine, including sushi and sashimi, and Japanese specialties from their hot kitchen. Seating is available at the sushi bar, indoor/outdoor cocktail bar, dining room, and outdoor Kanpai Beer Garden. They offer an extensive wine, beer, sake, and cocktail list to complement your menu choices.” - OpenTable

    Kaizen Revolving Sushi

    “Kaizen Revolving Sushi is a "Kaiten" ( Conveyor Belt ) style restaurant in Summerlin, Las Vegas. They specialize in traditional and fusion Japanese dishes. Located in Summerlin Gateway Plaza, you will find our revolving sushi restaurant as a new way to dine with family and friends.” - Tripadvisor

    Hanabi Sushi and Rolls

    Hanabi Sushi and Rolls is operated by a chef who has experience in 5-star restaurants and is cooked in Japan and Korea. Their goal is to serve high-quality foods with some of the best chefs. They offer all-you-can-eat sushi and rolls.

    Best Parks in Summerlin

    After visiting all the food places in this post, you might want to take a stroll to burn those extra calories. Well, good news! Summerlin has many outdoor recreational amenities to offer, with a number of parks that feature playgrounds, trails, basketball, tennis courts, and more!

    Fox Hill Park

    Fox Hill Park is located at Antelope Ridge Dr, and is a great park to visit whether you have kids or pets. This park features many play structures, such as zip lines, climbing towers, swings, slides, and more. It is an excellent place for kids to play in an adventure play-themed park and an even greater place for your furry friends to enjoy the trails and large grass areas.

    Paseos Park

    Paseos Park is located at 12122 Desert Moon Rd, featuring several courts for sand volleyball, T-ball, and basketball. Along with a water play area for kids during the summer, this park has large grass areas for your pups to run around or bathe in the sun.

    The Vistas Park

    The Vistas Park is located at 11322 Parkside Way, in West Summerlin, and has a full-size lighted football field along with tennis, softball, and basketball courts. If you thought the courts were cool, this park also has picnic pavilions, playgrounds, a community center, and a fully staffed pool with lifeguards.


    In conclusion, the Summerlin area has so many things to offer, from endless dining options to shopping, park, and outdoor recreation. If you are looking to move to Las Vegas, see the insider’s guide to moving to Las Vegas. We understand that financial stability is always an essential factor when planning a move to a new state. Have you looked at the cost of living in Las Vegas vs your state? See if Las Vegas is the right fit for you!

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