There are lots of great food holidays in the month of October and local restaurants and bars never miss an opportunity to celebrate.
NATIONAL MULE DAY -- OCT. 26
Celebrate National Mule Day the Terraza way with a signature Mega Mule from the Terraza by Café Americano. This 128 oz., over-the-top, sharable concoction is a cocktail turned social experience, featuring Three Olives Vodka®, Owen’s Ginger Beer® and a lime craft mixer, perfectly blended together for your enjoyment on their al-fresco patio. ($79)
NATIONAL PUMPKIN DAY -- OCT. 26
Tropical Smoothie Cafe is featuring is offering its favorite fall smoothing, the Pumpkin Pie Smoothie, on Oct. 26 in honor of National Pumpkin Day. The smoothie is made with real pumpkin, Ghirardelli white chocolate, cinnamon and non-fat yogurt. Their other fall smoothing is the Salted Caramel Smoothie, made with Ghiradelli sea salt caramel, roasted bananas, dates, non-fat yogurt and cinnamon.
NATIONAL AMERICAN BEER DAY -- OCT. 27
Celebrate National American Beer Day at Hamptons LV. Sit at the bar and take advantage of their $20 10oz. steak and fries deal during Happy Hour.
Flour & Barley Las Vegas will be offering $6 Draft Beer all day long in celebration of American Beer Day.
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Cheer on the Golden Knights as they take on the Anaheim Ducks on Oct. 27 with a refreshing 7Five Brewing Co. – Golden Lager from Las Vegas ($7 for 16 oz., $9 for 20 oz.).
Other American options include
Cali Creamin’ – Mother Earth Nitro Porter, California ($8 for 16 oz., $10 for 20 oz.)
Tenaya Creek – Local 702 Pale, Nevada ($7 for $16 oz., $9 for 20 oz.)
Domestic – Bud, Bud Light, Coors Light and Michelob Ultra ($7)
Brown Bag Special – Can of PBR and a shot of Old Crow ($6)
Large Format Reserved List Beers
Halia – Belgian style farmhouse ale. Aged with fresh Georgia peaches, this bright ale has fruity notes with a tart and sweet finish ($40)
Bourbon County Brand Stout – Imperial stout aged in bourbon barrels. Dark and dense with notes of chocolate, charred oak, vanilla, caramel & bourbon ($40)
Goose IPA – English pale ale. Perfectly balanced ale with grapefruit hop aromas & a lingering finish ($8 glass, $23 pitcher)
Get any four of the beers on tap in a flight
NATIONAL CHOCOLATE DAY -- OCT. 28
Guests can enjoy Holsteins’ signature Campfire Smores shake with marshmallow vodka, graham cracker, chocolate sauce, toasted marshmallow, chocolate Pocky Sticks®, s’mores chocolate balls, chocolate covered graham crackers, vanilla frosting, and graham crumble for $15.
Celebrate National Chocolate Day at Kitchen Table Squared with one of their specialty milkshakes including S’mores Please ($9), Cookie Monster ($8), Choc-a-holic ($9), or keep it classic with a regular chocolate milkshake ($6). Make any of our milkshakes boozy for an additional $3.
Treat your sweet tooth on National Chocolate Day by ordering the Nutella S'mores French Toast ($12) at Kitchen Table. It's made with challah bread, graham cracker crust, Nutella, marshmallow glaze, powdered sugar, whipped cream.
Guests at The Barrymore can order the Cup of Dirt with Hennessy VS Chocolate Pot De Crème®, pretzel crumble, cocoa sablé crumbs, and raspberry gummy worms for $10 available for this day only.
For a boozy National Chocolate Day celebration, head to Yardbird Southern Table & Bar inside The Venetian Resort and sip on Dark Chocolate Bourbon ($18), made with the finest gourmet nibbs slow roasted and infused with Knob Creek small batch bourbon.
NATIONAL TACO DAY -- OCT. 4
Chronic Tacos at The Palms hotel-casino is offering one free chicken, al pastor, carnitas or Beyond Beff taco with the code word announced on Chronic Tacos social media on National Taco Day. Offer is valid from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at all locations.
Flour & Barley is celebrating by offering their Taco Pizza made with tomatillos salsa, carnitas, red onions, jalapenos, and chipotle crème fresh tomatoes for $19.
Celebrate National Taco Day at Kitchen Table Squared and Kitchen Table from beginning to end with all day breakfast and our Tacos Huevos ($10). Indulge with potatoes, scrambled eggs, avocado, roasted poblanos, crema, and salsa arbol any time of the day because we all know breakfast tastes better when it’s for dinner!
La Comida in downtown Las Vegas is celebrating National Taco Day with Fiesta Tacos ($13) prepared by Executive Chef Mario Garcia. The trio will include a tempura-battered sea bass taco, topped with house coleslaw, pico de gallo, chipotle mayo and pickle radish; chile verde pork taco, with tomatillo pork, cactus, corn, cilantro and chicharron; and a vegetarian taco filled with baby mix lettuce, balsamic vinaigrette dressing, queso fresco, avocado and roasted tomatoes.
Miracle Mile Shops
Blondie’s Sports Bar & Grill: Blondie’s inside Miracle Mile Shops is celebrating National Taco Day with its signature Street Tacos – 3 flour tortillas made with your choice of Alaskan cod, grilled salmon, grilled chicken or shrimp topped with pico de gallo, shredded cabbage, cheese, and spicy aioli, priced at $11.99.
Buffalo Wild Wings: Visit Miracle Mile Shops’ Strip-side Buffalo Wild Wings and enjoy their signature street tacos made with mini soft flour tortillas, grilled chicken, house-made pico de gallo, covered in southwestern ranch and topped with cilantro, priced at $6.79.
Cabo Wabo Cantina: On Oct. 4 stop into Cabo Wabo Cantina and cheers to National Taco Day and try the Pork Carnitas Tacos made with slow-roasted pork, corn tortillas, cilantro, and onions, priced at $14.95.
Flights: Kick off your weekend at Miracle Mile Shops’ aviation-themed Flights restaurant on National Taco Day and gorge on a flight of Soyrizo Street Tacos topped with red radish, romaine, and avocado, priced at $11.
La Salsa Cantina: Spice up National Taco Day at La Salsa Cantina and order the Dos Tacos La Salsa – 2 soft corn tortillas filled with your choice of marinated charbroiled chicken, sirloin steak, or roasted carnitas, topped with jack and cheddar cheeses, shredded lettuce, and salsa Mexicana, priced at $15.25.
Nacho Daddy, located inside Miracle Mile Shops is toasting to National Taco Day with its Beer Battered Lobster Tacos – signature flour tortillas filled with crispy, beer battered lobster and topped with shredded cabbage, serrano aioli, mango salsa, avocado lime salsa, and cilantro.
Pancho's Mexican Restaurant in Downtown Summerlin is offering its signature shrimp diabla puffy tacos featuring two puffy flour tortillas filled with shrimp sautéed in a mild diabla sauce, topped with shredded cabbage and chipotle sour cream; and beer battered fish tacos, two corn tortillas filled with crispy mahi-mahi, shredded cabbage, pico de gallo, and chipotle sour cream on National Taco Day.
PT's Taverns, including PT’s Pub, PT’s Gold, PT’s Ranch, PT’s Brewing Company, Sean Patrick’s, Sierra Gold and SG Bar, will fiesta like it’s happy hour all day long on National Taco Day, Friday, Oct. 4, with $6 taquitos. The taquitos are new to PT’s happy hour menu and are served with salsa, with the option of either chicken or beef. Normally available during happy hour, only, the new taquitos will be available all day, priced at $6.
Rose.Rabbit.Lie at The Cosmopolitan is offering an unexpected way to celebrate National Taco Day. Their award-winning caviar tacos are comprised of a crispy, Yukon gold potato shell topped with Hamachi and wild caviar ($15).
Santos Guisados Tacos & Beer (pictured at top of story) will be offering all-you-can-eat guisado tacos for $20 all day on Oct. 4.
Celebrate National Taco Day with a Stove favorite – Short Rib Tacos ($14) – braised short rib, arbol salsa, macerated onions, strawberry rhubarb smash with your choice of fries, chips, or salad.
Celebrate National Taco Day the Terraza way at Terraza by Cafe Americano with a variety of tacos all priced at just $6. Options include tuna, shrimp ceviche, chicken, steak, fish or short rib. Pair it with a patio-side margarita or a signature Terraza Mule and you have yourself a Friday fiesta.
NATIONAL VODKA DAY -- OCT. 4
Cafe Americano is celebrating National Vodka Day by highlighting their exotic yet refreshing Lychee Martini made with Three Olives® vodka, lychee liqueur and fresh lychee puree.
Trago Lounge at Tropicana Las Vegas takes vodka to the next level with the delicious Blueberry Lemon Drop and refreshing Agua Fresca just in time for National Vodka Day. The Blueberry Lemon Drop is made with Skyy Infusions Blueberry, Cointreau, muddled blueberries, and fresh lemon and lime. Treat yourself on the second round with the Agua Fresca – a mixture of Ketel One Botanical cucumber and mint vodka, St. Germain Elderflower, fresh lime, kiwi purée and Fever-Tree Indian Tonic.
Celebrate National Vodka Day with one of six martinis offered on Mercato Della Pescheria’s happy hour menu, including Limoncello Drop, Espresso, Passion, Cosmopolitan, Dirty and Pear. All are priced at just $7 and are available seven days per week from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
NATIONAL NOODLE DAY -- OCT. 6
Pin Kow Thai Restaurant will celebrate National Noodle Day with $2 off all pad Thai dishes on Oct. 6. Pin Kaow’s traditional pad Thai is made with stir fried rice noodles, bean sprouts, scallion, egg tamarind sauce and crushed peanuts with choice of chicken, beef, pork or tofu, priced at $9.95; shrimp, priced at $10.95; or combination seafood, priced at $13.95.
Celebrate National Noodle Day the unconventional way at Shiraz with our Falodeh ($5.95), a Persian noodle dessert made with vermicelli in a semi-frozen rose syrup.
NATIONAL SALMON DAY -- OCT. 8
The Barrymore is celebrating National Salmon Day by offering pan-seared salmon made with roasted tomato pepper sauce, crispy Brussels sprouts, basil oil and fried leeks for $29.
Flour & Barley offers a pizza topped with pan-seared salmon, sauteed broccolini, tomatoes and a chili honey glaze for $26.
INTERNATIONAL PIZZA AND BEER DAY -- OCT. 9
Guests can order a slice of cheese or pepperoni pizza with a Peroni®, Pabst Blue Ribbon® or Stella Artois® Draft at the to-go window all day long at Flour & Barley. In addition, they will be offering the Pitcher and a Pie special for $30 all day long.
NATIONAL SAUSAGE DAY -- OCT. 11
Celebrate National Sausage Pizza Day at Café Americano with a create-your-own, wood-fired masterpiece! Choose from toppings including sausage, olives, bacon, mushrooms, roasted peppers, feta, shaved ribeye and more. After you sink your teeth into this protein-centric pie, you’ll never turn back.
Mercato Della Pescheria’s mushroom & Italian sausage pizza is a specialita della casa made with love at their wood-fired Il Forno Station. Stacked with generous toppings including Italian sausage, roasted mushrooms, San Marzano tomatoes, roasted garlic spicy olives & mozzarella, you’ll want a piece of this pie on National Sausage Pizza Day ($18).
Flour & Barley is celebrating National Sausage Day with their Sausage and Peppers Pizza made with Salsa Rosa, fresh mozzarella, basil, roasted peppers, fennel sausage and hot honey for $19.
NATIONAL DESSERT DAY -- OCT. 14
Elephant Bar Restaurant is inviting guests to celebrate National Dessert Day with its New York cheesecake with strawberry sauce made with homemade cheesecake and pistachio-Oreo crust for $7.50.
Head to Hamptons LV to celebrate National Dessert Day with pineapple carrot cake, banana fosters split, NY-style chocolate fudge cake or peach cobbler.
To celebrate National Dessert Day, guests can enjoy Holsteins’ re-launched Cookies and Cream shake made with Pinnacle Whipped Cream Vodka®, Oreo® and chocolate chip cookies, chocolate chip ice cream sandwich, dark and white chocolate crunchies, vanilla frosting, and Oreo® crumbs for $15.
Celebrate National Dessert Day with monkey bread ($5) at Kitchen Table. It's made with sweet dough, salted caramel, cinnamon sugar – the perfect treat to share with the table or keep to yourself before or after you brunch.
Mercato Della Pescheria’s table side tiramisu is a spectacle not to be missed. Made with imported ladyfingers, espresso and freshly whipped mascarpone, this dessert will have you coming back for more on National Dessert Day ($12).
Miracle Mile Shops is celebrating National Dessert Day with a variety of different treats to choose from:
Doughp: Doughp takes cookie dough to the next level. Try Doughp’s “Cookie Monsta” - A blue cookies & cream dough in honor of the most Doughp member of Sesame Street, Cookie Monster.
Flights: Celebrate National Dessert Day at Flights and try the Beignet Flight – a trio of vanilla crème anglaise, chocolate, and strawberry coulis-topped beignets, priced at $11.
PBR Rock Bar & Grill: PBR Rock Bar & Grill offers the ultimate twist on the classic milkshake. Enjoy its birthday cake shake made with vanilla ice cream mixed with confetti cake pieces, and topped with sprinkles, whipped cream and a slice of birthday cake, priced at $14.95
Nestle Toll House: Stop by Nestle Toll House on National Dessert Day with a house favorite – the ice cream sandwich. Pick your favorite cookie and ice cream to create the ice cream sandwich of your dreams, priced at $2.99.
Mott 32, located in the Venetian Resort Las Vegas. offers its signature Bamboo Green Forest dessert, representing the classic bamboo forest of the Anji region of China in its presentation. End your evening on a sweet note with this dish – made with rich Yuzu cream, yogurt and lime sorbet, and topped with matcha sponge cake, crispy yogurt and white chocolate bamboo.
PROTEINHOUSE on Eastern Avenue is offering FREE peanut butter cookies to the first 100 people in line on Oct. 14.
Ri Ra, authentic Irish Pub located at The Shoppes at Mandalay Place, offers its new Oreo Cookie Trio made with a rich Oreo cheesecake filling sandwiched between two Oreo chocolate chunk cookies and topped with cookie pieces, priced at $9
In honor of National Dessert Day, Sugar Factory American Brasserie is bringing back their limited edition Candy Kong Sundae from Oct. 10-17. The sundae is made with 24 scoops of ice cream with red, green and blue while chocolate ganache, whipped cream, nerds, sprees, candy peach gummies, mini jawbreakers, watermelon drops, gummy bears, M&Ms and pop rocks. Topped with a rainbow whirley pop, a mini gumball machine, candy necklaces, nerds rope, cotton candy sticks and a signature Sugar Factory duck to take home with you ($119).
Enjoy over-the-top desserts at Terraza by Cafe Americano. Enjoy a selection of milkshakes including Nutter Butter, Birthday Cake, Tiramisu and Ultimate Cookie priced at just $18.
NATIONAL MUSHROOM DAY -- OCT. 15
Flour & Barley will be offering the Mushroom Pizza made with truffle cheese, roasted mushrooms, roasted tomato, arugula, and truffle oil available for $10 all day long.
NATIONAL PASTA DAY -- OCT. 17
Twirl your fork into Café Americano’s Spaghetti and Meatballs on National Pasta Day! Made with classic slow-cooked pork and beef meatballs, San Marzano marinara and Grana Padano cheese, this dish will have you saying ciao to your diet! ($27).
Carmine's Italian Restaurant at The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace is celebrating National Pasta Month (October) with a new spaghetti special. The special is desigend to feed groups of 8 to 10 and features 5 pounds of spaghetti served with a gallon of sauce -- choose between marinara, pomodoro, bolognese or vodka. The special will be available throughout October for $150.
In celebration of Pasta Day, Flour & Barley Las Vegas is offering its signature Spaghetti Sandwich made with spaghetti, meatballs, and parmesan cheese on grilled garlic bread for $14.
Maggiano's Little Italy is celebrating National Pasta Day with its Today & Tomorrow Pastas. Choose any specialty pasta, chef featured pasta or classic pasta and take home a free classic pasta for tomorrow. You can learn more about the special here.
Celebrate National Pasta Day at Mercato Della Pescheria with fresh pasta made right before your eyes at their Pasta Mista Station. Homemade creations include fettuccine, tagliatelle, ravioli, gnocchi and more.
Rose.Rabbit.Lie at The Cosmopolitan is featuring duck confit pasta ($20) on National Pasta Day. The inventive take on a familiar dish features fresh spinach, savory parmagiano cream and crisp white wine.
Scarpetta in The Cosmopolitan is inviting guests to enjoy their spaghetti on National Pasta Day. The fan favorite is made with hand-made pasta, fresh tomato and basil and topped off with delectable parmesan cheese.
TREVI Italian Restaurant in The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace will serve its signature spaghetti and meatballs with a zesty marinara sauce for $15 on National Pasta Day. It is normally priced at $22.
NATIONAL MEZCAL DAY -- OCT. 21
Santos Guisados Tacos & Beer are celebrating National Mezcal Day by offering $15 mezcal flights with sangritas, $5 mezcal copitas and $10 Holy Trinity taco plate.