Indulge in tasty eats while letting your imagination soar at this extraterrestrial-themed restaurant. A standout is the Space Cowboy Burger, which stars 10 ounces of meaty goodness topped with Swiss cheese, mushrooms, bacon, onion rings and a special sauce. Old-school arcade games add to the fun.
This Mexican-themed restaurant takes atmospheric dining to new heights, as it’s tricked out with everything from a 30-foot waterfall to a festive town square. Before exploring the sights, dig into the all-you-can-eat dinner. Don’t miss the sopaipillas: delectable fried pastries drizzled with honey.
Experience the cowboy life — and hearty eats to boot — with a trip to this replica of an 1880s frontier town. Chow down on hand-cut steaks, which are grilled with mesquite wood for smokiness and come complete with a branded R. Attractions like a blacksmith and a mechanical bull add to the fun.
At Mai-Kai, the delicious cuisine and spectacular sights make for an extraordinary dining experience. Try the Peking duck cooked in an authentic Chinese wood-burning oven. Savor your meal while watching Polynesian dance performances, then stroll through the lush gardens dotted with waterfalls.
Fill up on authentic Greek eats at this festive, family-run restaurant. Try the pastitsio for a decadent pasta with meat and bechamel sauce, or the saganaki, pan-fried kasseri cheese that is drizzled with brandy and flambeed tableside. Live music, dancing and breaking of plates keep the party going.
Rachael enjoys a beer at this spy-themed spot serving bites and drinks. Prefer a cocktail? Order the Great Spytini, which is served James Bond style: shaken, not stirred. Another must-try is the Squeak-Easy Cheese Curds, golden fried nuggets of cheesy goodness topped with parsley and Parmesan.
This manly haven in the heart of Chicago offers men the chance to sweat out impurities in authentic Old World saunas, then indulge in Eastern European delicacies made from traditional family recipes. Popular items include the beef borscht and the chicken soup (which comes with a whole drumstick).
Feast on a three-course meal while being entertained by swashbuckling pirates who vie for your attention with acrobatic stunts. The action takes place aboard a 46-foot-long ship anchored in a lagoon. Featured on the menu is the tender Rosemary Citrus Chicken, drizzled with a honey-based glaze.
Relive the glamour of the 1920s at Cuchi Cuchi, which features vintage decor and a menu with an international flair. One standout is the seafood avocado. For this dish, a peeled avocado is stuffed with a bright, fresh mixture of shrimp, scallops, tomatoes, onions and jalapenos, then served with slices of poached octopus and grilled lobster meat. Pair it with a muddled cocktail and let the party begin!
Spice fanatics in need of a fix should try this spot’s XXX Wings, which are named for the three peppers used in the sauce: ghost, scorpion and habanero. Troy Johnson loved the spicy-sweet sauce, although he felt his tongue had been Tasered. Endure the heat and nab a spot on Jake’s Wall of Flame.
Indulge your inner child at this whimsical restaurant whose highlights include over-the-top ice cream desserts, a working carousel and a dizzying array of animatronics (many of which owner Ken Balkin builds himself). For the ultimate treat, dig into the Grilled Pound Cake Hot Fudge Sundae.
If you're in need of some Christmas cheer, head to this colorful spot that celebrates the holiday season all year round. The over-the-top decor (think bubble lights, model trains and antique toys) is matched by indulgent eats like garlic-and-cheese-smothered Bubble Bread and massive slices of cake.
Savor a feast for the senses at this theatrical restaurant housed inside a circus tent. Gaze upon contortionists, dancers and other performers while dining on a five-course meal. The show-inspired menu features tasty dishes, like Petite Kobe Beef served with an herbaceous New Zealand Lamb Shank.
Spark your taste buds — and your imagination — with a trip to this theme restaurant. Descend into a mazelike replica of a Japanese ninja village and prepare to dine on enticing eats ranging from sushi to steak. Watch out for the waiters, as they take on the role of sword-wielding ninjas here.
There is nothing subtle about this eatery that takes indulgence to insane heights — even by Sin City standards. The hospital-themed joint serves up monstrous portions of meat with items like its Quadruple Bypass Burger. This beast of a meal comes topped with chili and clocks in at 9,982 calories.