Six restaurants to visit before Homecoming Night

The Cheesecake Factory

750 S Rampart Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89145 https://www.thecheesecakefactory.com/

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The Cheesecake Factory is the ideal spot for special occasion from birthday dinners to first dates. The menu ranges from Italian to classic American to Asian fusion. The staff makes the meal even more enjoyable, with their vibrant personalities and can-do attitudes. It'll be difficult to find another restaurant whose service can stack up to Cheesecake's. The array of cheesecakes they offer is the cherry on top to a memorable night.

"The service is really good. Personally, I love the pasta carbonara because the spices really kick," senior Kaitlan Gutierrez said. "The food portions are great for sharing with a date, especially after dancing the entire night at homecoming."

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8680 W Warm Springs Rd #170, Las Vegas, NV 89148 https://www.skinnyfats.com

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SkinnyFATS provides its customers with a variety of options. With a Healthy Side on their menu, this restaurant is chock full of salads and bowls for every consumer. Likewise, the Happy Side has plenty of burgers and tacos that are sure to leave you and your group satisfied. The laid-back ambiance and expressive wall art make SkinnyFATS the poster child for creativity and taste.

"SkinnyFATS is my favorite place to eat during any occasion. The menu gives me so much to choose from," junior Tirso Sataray said. "It's a really complete- the food, the employees, the scenery- everything just fits."

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Ferraro’s Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar

4480 Paradise Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89169 | http://www.ferraroslasvegas.com

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Kind words and a nice smile go a long way, and Ferraro's is no exception. The food they serve is nothing but the best for their guests, who they treat like family. Sitting by the patio makes you feel like you've been transported to Sicily.

"The price is worth the wait in line. Every bite tastes like authentic Italian cuisine," senior Miranda Acosta said. "The waiters and employees treat you just like family. Just talking about it makes me want to go back. "

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Pier 215

7060 S Durango Dr Suite 101, Las Vegas, NV 89113 http://www.pier215restaurant.com

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For a restaurant that is all about it's seafood and by-the-shore image, Pier 215 keeps it classy on the inside. The menu delivers food served hot and cold, so there's no worries for your friends that aren't willing to try raw food. The dining and high end ingredients makes for a great finish to your night.

"Pier 215 is still new to me, but it's becoming one of my regular spots," junior Rouge Garcia said. "The seafood is always fresh, and it's a refreshing place to go to without the hassle of being limited to sushi and poke bowls."

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El Dorado Cantina

3025 Sammy Davis Jr Dr, Las Vegas, NV 89109 | http://www.eldoradovegas.com/

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Serving a elegant take on Mexican cuisine, El Dorado Cantina will fill you up and make you feel like a high roller. It's an easy eat, and unlike other Mexican restaurants it won't feel heavy or leave you with guacamole on your dress. The vibe and music of the restaurant is sure to put you and your party in a good mood.

"They make the food right in front of you, so it's more like a whole experience instead of just eating at a restaurant," senior Caroline Graham said. "The atmosphere is entertaining and fun, and you really can't go wrong with anything on the menu."

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Monta Ramen

5030 Spring Mountain Rd #6, Las Vegas, NV 89146 http://www.montaramen.com/

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With the cold weather approaching, Monta Ramen's chefs and staff are more than happy to serve you a steaming, hot bowl of fulfillment. The limited and quaint space makes it feel more intimate and exclusive. For a fair price you can enjoy dinner and a show, watching the chefs prepare your food right in front of you. It's hard to find a ramen shop that's as genuine as Monta.

"Monta is hands down the best ramen house I've ever been to, and I grew up in Los Angeles. It's so affordable and they're generous with their ingredients," senior Kelsey Rodrigues said. "Everything on the menu is bomb, but my go-to is the tonkotsu ramen."

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