[Eat the Menu]

El Dorado Cantina is too deliciously diverse to be overlooked

Traditional Mexico City-style cuisine available around the clock in a theatrical location next door to one of Las Vegas’ most popular gentleman’s clubs—that’s the obvious story behind El Dorado Cantina. But the most unique thing about this restaurant is not its quirky decor or location, it’s the food—innovative twists on authentic flavors and a serious dedication to high-quality, sustainable and healthy ingredients. Eat this menu and taste for yourself.

El Dorado Cantina 3025 S. Industrial Road, 702-722-2289. 24/7.

    • Photo

      Imperial shrimp Wild shrimp are stuffed—over-stuffed, actually—with crab and fish, wrapped in bacon and lightly fried for a shockingly non-greasy, crisp and delicate bite. Dip them in chipotle ranch dressing to add to the addiction. ($15)

    • Photo

      Gorditas Why snack on sliders when you can devour these crispy corn masa pockets stuffed with chicken or steak, pico de gallo, fresh guac and queso fresco? Three of these delectable little sandwiches for eight bucks feels like stealing. ($8)

    • Photo

      Cedar chipotle salmon You’ll feel great knowing you’re eating beautifully grilled, wild-caught Norwegian salmon alongside fresh-cut vegetables and fluffy cilantro rice, but you’ll feel even better when you taste this fish with the perfectly spicy-smoky-sweet chipotle honey mustard sauce. ($26.50)

    • Photo

      Carne asada This is a mountainous platter of food—tender, juicy slabs of citrus-marinated, grass-fed California beef, roasted vegetables including jalapeños and cactus, guacamole, rice and beans, even a bit of house-made spicy chorizo. This is a meaty and memorable feast. ($26)

    • Photo

      Huevos Divorciados Yes, El Dorado does breakfast, too—don’t forget, it’s always open, and it’s always serving breakfast to suit your schedule. Two fried eggs over corn tortillas with beans, avocado and cheese will hit the spot at any hour, and the bright, spicy tomatillo sauce will wake up your taste buds. ($14.50)

    Tags: Dining, Food
    Photo of Brock Radke

    Brock is an award-winning writer and reporter who has been documenting life in Las Vegas for 20 years. He currently ...

    Get more Brock Radke
    • Diablo's Cantina takes a more authentic turn with executive chef Saul Ortiz, a native of Mexico City known for crafting authentic cuisine ...

    • The sandos lasso in ingredients obvious—beef brisket on the Dallas and pulled pork on the Houston—and not so much, like the Waco (ham and pineapple) ...

    • Fortunately for lovers of Athens fries, Paymon’s has expanded into the suburbs with locations in the southeast Valley and Summerlin.

    • Get More Dining Stories
    Top of Story