Raviolis to Cannolis! That’s the theme at Buddy V’s Ristorante. Renowned baker Buddy “Cake Boss” Valastro will open his first restaurant inside Grand Canal Shoppes at Venetian|Palazzo partnering with veteran restaurateurs Elizabeth Blau and Chef Kim Canteenwalla to bring a taste of Valastro’s family gatherings and beloved heirloom recipes to The Las Vegas Strip.
Offering new twists on Italian-American classics and family favorites, the Buddy V’s menu will also stay true to Buddy’s baking roots with timeless treats.
Designed by Celano Design Studio, Buddy V’s is reminiscent of a Sunday dinner at Valastro’s grandmother’s house. The entrance is outfitted in metal and glass, inspired by the Lackawanna train station in Hoboken near her home. Upon entering the bar and lounge area, rustic wood flooring, distressed brick and an eclectic mix of furniture and light fixtures evoke the vibe of an Italian-American living room. The energy of Buddy V’s flows seamlessly between each dining area, from the bar and lounge to the main dining and open kitchen. Rustic materials add a layer of intimacy to the space, including photographs of the Valastro family, light fixtures made of repurposed whisks and water jugs, and hanging panels made of vintage rolling pins.
Open daily beginning Monday, Oct. 7, 2013
Sunday – Thursday 11:30 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Friday – Saturday 11:30 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Buddy V’s Ristorante
Grand Canal Shoppes at Venetian|Palazzo
3327 Las Vegas Blvd. South #2812
Second floor; access next to Barneys New York
Additional entrance from the Las Vegas Strip
BUDDY V FAVORITES:
Valastro Sunday Gravy
Meatballs, sausage, lamb, pork; select your favorite pasta
Lisa’s Capellini Shrimp Scampi
Oven dried tomato, roasted garlic, white wine
Buddy’s XL Lobster Tail
Custard cream, flaky pastry shell, seasonal fresh fruit
Italian Birthday Cake
Rosolio liqueur sponge cake, cannoli filling, chocolate pastry cream, toasted almonds
N° 3 Gin, Campari, Petal & Thorne and Fresh Orange
Buddy V Holy Cannoli
Absolut Vanilia, Licor 43, MBrizard Chocolate Royal Liqueur, BV’s Cannoli Mix and Varnelli Anice Secco