Are you heading to Las Vegas?

Then you’re definitely going to want to explore the city’s culinary scene.

From dinner cruises on Lake Mead to a horseback riding excursion in the desert with gourmet meals, there are a number of amazing food tours in Sin City.

Continue reading to discover the 15 best Las Vegas food tours and dining experiences.

1. Lake Mead Dinner Cruise

Less than 25 miles from the Las Vegas Strip is where you’ll find the picturesque Lake Mead.

Lake Mead is a man made lake on the Colorado River that offers boat tours for visitors looking to escape the hustle and bustle of Vegas.

This enchanting dinner cruise will have you boarding an old-fashioned River-style paddle wheel steamboat and setting sail!

As you enjoy the scenery around you, you’ll get to indulge in a gourmet three-course meal.

There’ll be a range of choices including prime rib, seafood, chicken, and pasta.

Each guest will also receive a complimentary glass of Champagne while admiring the peaceful views at Lake Mead!

  • Departure Point: Traveler pickup is offered
  • Departure Time: 5:30pm
  • Duration: 5 hours

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2. VIP Helicopter Strip Flight with Eiffel Tower Dinner

What better way to see the Las Vegas Strip than from the air?

On this helicopter and dinner tour, you will rise high above the Vegas skyline where you will be treated to some of the best views of the city.

Expect to fly past many Vegas landmarks including Caesar’s Palace, the Bellagio, Mandalay Bay, The Luxor, MGM Grand, the High Roller, Paris, and the Venetian.

After your 15-minute flight has come to an end, it’s time to enjoy a delicious meal.

Your meal will be served inside Vegas’ famous Eiffel Tower Restaurant.

At the 11th floor restaurant, you will get to enjoy a seasonal 3-course meal created by Chef Joho.

  • Departure Point: Traveler pickup is offered
  • Departure Time: 7pm
  • Duration: 3 to 6 hours

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3. Grand Canyon Sunset Helicopter Tour with Dinner

Looking to treat your partner to something extra special?

Then this Grand Canyon Sunset Helicopter Tour and Private Dinner is for you!

This once in a lifetime experience will have you reaching new heights over the course of a 35 minute helicopter ride.

From the helicopter, you will be treated to spectacular views of Lake Mead, the Hoover Dam, and finally, the Grand Canyon West Rim.

It is at a Hualapai Indian site in the Grand Canyon that you will land.

And then it’s time to enjoy your private VIP dinner complete with flowers, a linen tablecloth, Champagne, and a gourmet meal of your choosing.

  • Departure Point: Las Vegas, NV, USA
  • Departure Time: 2:30pm to 6pm
  • Duration: 5 hours

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4. Madame Tussauds with Gondola Ride and Meal

Take part in two Las Vegas attractions package which includes Madame Tussauds, a Gondola Ride and meal experience.

First up is a visit to Madame Tussauds Las Vegas.

There, you can pose with some of the biggest A-list celebs like Brad Pitt, Bradley Cooper, Beyonce, and Justin Bieber.

Next, you’ll head to Buddy V’s Ristorante for a prix-fixe lunch or dinner menu consisting of antipasto and a main entree.

Finally, it’s time to make your way to The Venetian Las Vegas, where you will board a Venetian-style gondola.

Glide down the outdoor Grand Canal and float beneath bridges on this romantic boat ride for two.

  • Departure Point: Madame Tussauds Las Vegas at the Venetian Resort Hotel Casino
  • Opening Hours: 10am to 8pm
  • Duration: 3 hours

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5. Downtown Scooter and Food Tour

Why see Las Vegas by foot when you can experience it by scooter?

This Downtown Scooter and Food Tour will have you whizzing around the Las Vegas Strip in a fun, bright pink scooter fit for two.

Over the course of four hours, you will visit a wide range of major sites like the Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Garden and the Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Sign.

You will also get to see the world’s largest chocolate fountain and filming locations for hit reality tv shows.

Of course, there will be plenty of food tastings along the way!

One of the standout tastings will take place at a restaurant featured on the Travel Channel’s Food Paradise TV Show.

  • Departure Point: Pickup is available from most Las Vegas hotels on the Las Vegas Strip.
  • Departure Time: 10:30am
  • Duration: 4 hours

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6. Las Vegas Strip Walking Food Tour

There is so much incredible food right on the Las Vegas strip.

But without a guide, it’s hard to know which joints are worth stopping at.

This Las Vegas Strip Walking Food Tour will take you to some of the best attractions in downtown Las Vegas.

It will also have you stopping and sampling some of the most delicious food that the city has to offer.

On this 3 hour casual tour, you will discover Vegas’ best kept foodie secrets.

Food tastings will add up to a full meal, and include both savoury and sweet options.

  • Departure Point: 3708 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109, USA
  • Departure Time: 11am
  • Duration: 3 hours

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7. Secret Food Tours Las Vegas

In case you hadn’t heard, Las Vegas is home to a ton of celebrity chefs.

And on this Secret Food Tour of Las Vegas you will be treated to a wide range of dishes, all prepared by some of the most famous chefs in the world.

Over the course of three hours, you will try world class cuisine from countries across the globe.

After sampling Las Vegas’ most famous dishes, you’ll come away with a greater appreciation for the culture of Sin City.

This tour conveniently takes place on the Las Vegas Strip.

All food tastings and snacks are included.

  • Departure Point: Bellagio Hotel and Casino, 3600 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109, USA
  • Departure Time: 12:30pm
  • Duration: 3 hours

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8. Horseback Riding with Meal

Transport yourself to another world entirely (one where cowboys ruled the land) on this Horseback Riding Tour with a Meal.

It doesn’t take long to get out into the desert in Las Vegas.

This horseback riding tour allows you to live out your cowboy fantasy, while also enjoying tasty American fare.

When you arrive at the riding center, you will be treated to an authentic barbecue lunch or dinner.

After getting acquainted with the horses, it’s time to hit the Rainbow Gardens trail.

On horseback, you will pass by some of the most magnificent geological formations you’ve ever seen.

  • Departure Point: Unnamed Road, Henderson, NV 89011, USA
  • Departure Time: 12pm to 1pm
  • Duration: 2 hours

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9. Las Vegas Evening Food Escape

If going clubbing at night isn’t really your scene, then perhaps this Las Vegas Evening Food Escape Tour is for you.

On this walking food tour, you will follow an experienced local guide to some of the best foodie spots in the city.

As you make your way through the heart of Sin City, you will stop at a number of eateries, from hole in the wall establishments to fine dining restaurants.

You’ll also pass by major attractions.

These include the Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Garden, Grand Bazaar Shops, and Flamingo Wildlife Habitat.

Food tastings are all included and will certainly be enough to fill you up!

  • Departure Point: 3708 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109, USA
  • Departure Time: 6pm to 6:30pm
  • Duration: 3 hours

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10. BLACKOUT: Dining in the Dark Experience

For one of the most unique dining experiences of your life, look no further than BLACKOUT.

This dining in the dark experience will have you doing just that – eating a meal in complete darkness.

This fascinating attraction is located right on the Las Vegas Strip, which makes it easily accessible for visitors.

As you sit in pitch black darkness, your senses will be heightened, which will make for a totally immersive dining experience.

Choose between 5-course lunch or 7-course dinner as you experience various dishes.

You will taste and touch your way through each plate of gourmet food.

  • Departure Point: BLACKOUT Dining in the Dark
  • Departure Time: 5pm to 10:30pm
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

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11. Hard Rock Cafe Las Vegas

If you’re a fan of the beloved Hard Rock Cafe restaurant chain, then the Hard Rock Cafe Las Vegas is a must-visit.

Beyond the restaurant, the Hard Rock in Vegas also has a full hotel and casino attached to it.

The original cafe opened in 1990, while the hotel features everything from a sandy beach and a swimming pool to a nightclub.

There is also some incredible memorabilia on display from music legends like The Rat Pack and Elvis.

In 2009, a second Hard Rock Cafe opened in Vegas, meaning you can visit not one but two locations in the same city!

This new location spans 42,000 square feet and is home to the biggest Rock Shop in the world.

  • Location: 3771 Las Vegas Blvd South, #120 Las Vegas, NV 89109 US
  • Opening Hours: 7:30am to 12am

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12. VIP Whisky Tasting Experience

Are you a whisky lover?

Then this VIP whisky tasting experience is for you!

Whether you’re a couple, a group of friends, or a bachelor party, this is a fun, educational, and upscale experience for all.

This 90 minute tour takes place in the Whisky Attic.

The Whisky Attic has over 2,000 whiskys available for sampling.

You will get to taste seven different whiskys, customized to your palate through a quick survey called the Flavour Profile Assessment.

  • Departure Point: The Whisky Attic
  • Departure Time: 1pm to 9pm
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

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13. Las Vegas Craft Brewery

More into beer than whisky?

Don’t fret, because this Las Vegas Craft Brewery Tour might be perfect for you.

On this 4 hour tour, you will gain VIP access into Las Vegas’ best breweries.

Each group will visit three breweries and will sample craft beer at each one.

The Brewers will also share their knowledge about how beer is brewed and the different pairing options.

Possible locations you may visit include Banger Brewing, Bad Beat Brewing, Boulder Dam Brewing, and Chicago Dam Brewing.

  • Departure Point: Banger Brewing, 450 Fremont St #135, Las Vegas, NV 89101, USA
  • Departure Time: 10am to 6pm
  • Duration: 4 hours

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14. Count Kustom’s Las Vegas Experience with Lunch or Dinner

Are you a car lover?

Or perhaps you just can’t get enough of the Counting Cars or Vegas Hot Rods reality tv shows?

Either way, this Count Kustom’s Las Vegas Experience with Lunch or Dinner is guaranteed to be a fun time.

Over the course of this 3.5 hour tour, you will visit the filming locations of the two hit tv shows.

You will also stop by Shelby American’s legendary museum showcase and the iconic ‘Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas’ sign.

There are lunch and dinner options available for this tour, with both meals being served at Vamp’d Rock Bar and Grill.

  • Departure Point: Rio All-Suites Hotel and Casino, 3700 W Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89103, USA
  • Departure Time: 4pm
  • Duration: 4 hours

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15. Tournament of Kings Dinner and Show

Travel back in time at the Tournament of Kings Dinner and Show.

This interactive dining experience will have you watching a live medieval show as you indulge in a period meal.

This popular dinner show is filled with wizards, knights and, of course, kings, as well as ample amounts of action-packed sword fighting and jousting.

The show begins with a visit from the famous wizard Merlin and later, King Arthur makes an appearance.

As you enjoy the action and drama unfold in front of you, you will be treated to a banquet-style dinner.

The meal consists of Cornish game hen, vegetables, bread, soup, and dessert, all of which must be eaten with your hands in true Medieval style.

  • Departure Point: Tournament of Kings, 3850 Las Vegas Blvd S The Excalibur Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, NV 89109-4324
  • Departure Time: 6pm to 8:30pm
  • Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes

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Now you can see that Las Vegas is brimming with top-notch food experiences.

We hope this list has inspired all foodies on their upcoming food trip to Las Vegas.

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Emily is a freelance writer from Canada and it was during her time studying History that she became interested in travel. Countries I've visited include the United States, Mexico, the Cayman Islands, New Zealand, Costa Rica, the United Kingdom, Greece, Spain, Portugal, Italy, France, Germany, Sweden, Poland, Austria, Belgium, the Netherlands, and Switzerland.