Food

Three plates: the best in Vegas biscuits and gravy

Image
Yardbird’s biscuits and gravy
Jon Estrada/Special to Weekly

If you’re originally from the South—or from the Midwest, like me—you probably experience a frequent pang for biscuits and gravy. And if you’re living in Vegas, you might not know where to find the best. We did some digging—and a lot of eating—to point you straight to the top.

1. Yardbird Southern Table & Bar This Venetian spot is known for its fried chicken, so what comes with its off-menu biscuits and gravy? A boneless fried chicken thigh, naturally. Dig into those fluffy biscuits with two crispy strips of bacon crisscrossed on top and an egg done however you want. $16 (at brunch). Grand Canal Shoppes, 702-297-6541.

2. Zenaida’s Cafe Chef Sterling Burpee named his biscuits and gravy after his mother in law, Tremaine. Awww. The savory gravy is made with pork and turkey sausage and served with—wait for it—spicy beef hot links. Add an egg, and little compares. $10. 3430 E. Tropicana Ave., 702-476-3117.

3. Mama Bird This Texas barbecue joint can throw down when it comes to breakfast. Fluffy, mouth-watering biscuits come smothered in traditional country gravy and topped with melted butter, pepper and parsley. A side of collard greens doesn’t hurt, either. $11.50. 10550 Southern Highlands Parkway, 702-570-6135.

Tags: Dining
Share
Photo of Leslie Ventura

Leslie Ventura is a staff writer at Las Vegas Weekly and Industry Weekly. She’s picked the brains of rock stars ...

Get more Leslie Ventura
  • Clevelander Michael Symon’s beef brisket is smoked so the fattiest bits melt in your mouth, in strong contrast to the charred skin. Equally noteworthy is ...

  • Priced at just $3.50 (!), it’s a faithful and toothsome version of Vietnam’s national stacker—crispy baguettes stuffed with pork pâté, pork sausage and roast pork ...

  • The Wynn cafe offers breakfast all day, including green tea pancakes, stuffed French toast and a spicy chicken sausage and potato omelet, along with a ...

  • Get More Dining Stories
Top of Story