I haven’t been to New York City in years, but Sadelle’s Bellagio arrival has staved off my need to visit for a little bit longer. The original Sadelle’s is a beloved breakfast and lunch haunt located in the heart of SoHo—you can spot it on the street from its signature, not-quite Tiffany Blue awning. At the Manhattan original, that color is also peppered throughout the restaurant via mugs and dishware; but in Vegas, that quail-egg blue envelops the entire restaurant in such a way, you might think Holly Golightly came through.
Sadelle’s replaces the Conservatory-adjacent Cafe Bellagio, giving it a luxe upgrade while still ticking all the boxes a casino café needs. And while Sadelle’s is largely known for its bagels and lox, it has perfected lunch and dinner comfort foods, too. Did I mention there’s a dessert cart? Yes, you read that right—sweets on wheels. It’s heaven, really.
After choosing your pastries, you’ll need to order a fish and bagel tower. The smoked Scottish salmon ($22) is a tried and true classic, but the rich and meaty sable ($23) is also worth trying. Other options include sturgeon, tuna salad and egg salad ($14-$24) with your choice of bagel and a tower of tomatoes, cucumbers, capers and dill (don’t worry, red onion is available upon request).
You can also choose between the classic egg sandwich ($17)—slathered in butter and loaded with bacon and Muenster cheese—or the healthy egg sandwich ($18), with egg whites, snappy arugula and green chili. Feeling fancy? Add trout roe or Baeri royal caviar to soft scrambled eggs ($35/$75) or the latke royale ($39/$79) with house salmon and crème fraîche.
Lunch service starts at 11 a.m., offering fresh seafood selections like East coast oysters ($22), tuna tartare ($19) and shrimp cocktail ($18). If you’re eating on a budget, bring a friend and split a triple-decker sandwich ($31) with your choice of two meats (turkey, roast beef, salami and ham) before pairing it with a cup of matzo ball soup ($14).
Entrees include additional American favorites, like crunchy and salty fried chicken with truffle honey ($29), a two-pound lobster (market price) and a blackened ribeye ($39) with smothered onions. Whether you’re ready for breakfast, lunch or dinner, it’s always is a good time for Sadelle’s.
SADELLE'S Bellagio, 702-693-7075. Daily, 6 a.m.-midnight.