Sister of the original Il Mulino New York, this quaint establishment provides an intimate escape from Strip’s hustle and bustle. Located on the third floor of the Forum Shops, Il Mulino’s discreet location, small floor space, and white suit-clad servers are just a few facets that deliver traditional Italian fare in a distinctively comfortable ambiance. Guests are welcomed like the restaurant is their home, treated to an assortment of delicious Italian breads, cheeses, and meats at the meal’s onset, followed by a glass of Grappa, or traditional Italian brandy, and cold limoncello to finish things off. An essence of familiarity comes with the Frutti Di Mare Risotto, Castaletta alla Parmigiana, and Scampi Oreganata, though Il Mulino adds minor twists with seasonal ingredients for distinct flavors.
Location: 3500Las Vegas Blvd. Las Vegas, NV 89109. Caesar’s Palace, Central Strip, 3rd floor of The Forum Shops.
Price and Value: ~$70/person plus drinks. Entrees are fairly marked, most falling in the $25-35 range.
Variety: The menu holds extensive selections of pasta, chicken, meat, and seafood dishes, each of which presents traditional Italian on a gourmet scale. Daily specials twist classic items with distinct tastes that yearn to make their way to the table.
Atmosphere: Warm features give this New York replica a personable, home-style ambiance that boasts an elegant feel. Parties from two to two dozen can enjoy an intimate dining scene with dim chandelier lighting and artistic décor. Il Mulino adds a distinguished touch by finishing its food preparation on the restaurant floor, where servers sauté flaming dishes and complete desserts at a functional food and wine display at the restaurant entrance. A private dining room and outdoor balcony seating is also available.
Service: A number of service staff pace the meal for an eventful dining experience, completing the serene environment Il Mulino creates. Shout-out to Greg, a friendly server with an alluring voice and excellent menu knowledge.
Food and Drink: Click Here for Part 2, an in-depth look at Il Mulino’s tastes.
Call (702) 492-6000 for reservations.
Find out more on Il Mulino’s Web Page.