LAS VEGAS (June 17, 2020) - In partnership with renowned restaurateurs Enrique Olvera, Daniela Soto-Innes and Santiago Perez of Casamata, Wynn Las Vegas will welcome Elio to the resort Thursday, June 18. Guests can now delight in a menu of contemporary Mexican dishes from executive chef Sarah Thompson while enjoying an energetic and festive environment.
Rooted in traditional Mexican flavors and seasonal ingredients, Elio's menu is highlighted by signature dishes that include the tuna tataki rubbed in adobo with nopales, scallion and a smoked soy; whole red snapper served with herbs, citrus, corn tortillas and salsa crudo; herb guacamole with homemade tostadas; and vibrant green mole made with pepitas, nuts and herbs served with Tokyo turnips a la plancha and hoja santa tortillas.
Upon opening, the restaurant will also feature a $70 (plus tax and gratuity) three-course summer preview menu. Guests can choose from dishes such as the Striped Bass with ginger mojo and cucumber; Carrots al pastor with piña butter, Lamb Barbacoa with shishito peppers and salsas; and for dessert Tres Leches with white chocolate and lime. Sparkling rose, white or red wine pairings, and mezcal flights are available at an additional cost.
Ideal for late-night gatherings or after-dinner drinks, Elio's lounge will offer a full menu, signature cocktails and nightly DJ. Showcasing an extensive list of mezcals and tequilas, the restaurant's cocktail menu, which was curated by Casamata's Beverage Director Yana Volfson, includes lively libations such as the Ride or Die complete with Toki, Mezcal Malbien and piloncillo.
Elio is open Thursday and Sunday from 5:30 – 10 p.m. in the dining room and 5:30 – 11 p.m. in lounge and Friday and Saturday from 5:30 – 11 p.m. in the dining room and 5:30 p.m. – 1 a.m. in the lounge. Beginning in July, the restaurant will serve brunch in the lounge every Saturday and Sunday. Reservations are recommended and can be made by visiting WynnLasVegas.com