Downtown Las Vegas is making a comeback!
Downtown Las Vegas has been undergoing renovations for the past few years, with some of the trendiest bars, restaurants and boutiques popping up along Fremont, all within walking distance of Elysian Living’s newest property, Ely on Fremont.
Ideally located in the heart of Downtown Las Vegas, Ely on Fremont offers an unparalleled residential community immersed in art, culture, and entertainment. These exceptional apartment homes represent urban living at its best with refined aesthetics, luxury amenities, impressive views and ample opportunities to stay social, with some of the best coffee shops, bars and restaurants around town within walking distance. (Side note: Check out The Insider’s Guide to Moving to Las Vegas if you need a refresher on all the great benefits the city has to offer!).
By the end of this piece, Downtown Las Vegas will have probably captured your heart (and stomach), and you’ll be saying “when can I move in?” faster than you can say bar crawl. Happy reading!
Living Your Best Life in Downtown Las Vegas
Living in Downtown Las Vegas is for anyone that enjoys the urban lifestyle, being at the center of the action, loves being within walking distance from bars and restaurants, and who enjoys the feeling of city life. Downtown, Las Vegas has a walk score of 84, a bike score of 58, and a transit score of 63, meaning it’s highly accessible for those who don’t own a car or who simply want to walk to do their errands. And hey, when you go out on the weekend think of all the rideshare savings you’re going to have.
Best Hotel on Fremont Street
Fremont Street has so many old-school Vegas-style hotels, including El Cortez Hotel & Casino, The D Casino & Hotel, Golden Nugget, and the Fremont Hotel & Casino, but the newest neighbor on the block is Circa Resort & Casino which opened in 2021 and is a local hot spot. During the summer months, you can cool down and party all day long at Stadium Swim which features 6 pools, a 40-foot HD screen, and swim-up bars. At night, you can enjoy their rooftop cocktail bar Legacy Club which overlooks the city on Circa’s 60th floor.
If a weekend getaway is in your budget, why not make Ely on Fremont your home away from home? You get all the benefits of resort living, but you never have to leave!
Best Restaurants on Fremont Street
Fremont Street truly has some of the best bars and restaurants, and here’s a breakdown of what you can expect depending on what you’re craving:
Best Bars on Fremont Street
Fremont Street has some unique and quirky bars, and here’s a breakdown of what you can expect depending on what your overall vibe is:
- The Park on Fremont
- We All Scream
- Lucky Day
- Atomic Liquors
- Laundry Room
- The Griffin
- Gold Spike
Best Breakfast on Fremont Street
You'll need a great breakfast after a long night of bar hopping, so here are a few great spots in the area to help bring you back to life:
Best Buffet on Fremont Street
To make it to some of the best buffets in Las Vegas, you’ll probably want to head a little closer to The Strip but don’t worry they’re worth the trek!
- The Wicked Spoon at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
- Bacchanal Buffet at Caesar’s Palace
- The Wynn Buffet at Wynn Las Vegas
Best Casino on Fremont Street
Fremont Street has the old Las Vegas charm, and its hotels and casinos have the same feel and are a great way to have that vintage experience. And if you’re looking for a casino with a great pool, The Golden Nugget’s pool is something your mermaid (or merman) dreams are made of, where you quite literally slide through a tube within an aquarium filled with sharks and fish alike! Not only that, but it also has table games with minimums as low as $10, so for those of you who want to make your money last longer The Golden Nugget is for you.
Best Steakhouse on Fremont Street
Unexpectedly, Fremont has a lot of well-known steakhouses that are perfect for a date night out including:
Other Fun Things to Do
Alright so clearly there isn’t a shortage of things to do in Downtown Las Vegas! It has something for everyone, whether you’re a foodie, a night owl, or a coffee connoisseur, and the best part is you can walk practically anywhere from your new home at Ely on Fremont. So, which floor plan is for you?!