Sunday, March 3, 2013

Dining in Las Vegas - TREVI

I was recently invited to meet a few blogging friends for dinner and drinks at TREVI, a restaurant in Caesars Palace Forum Shops.

Unfortunately, for me, and in no way reflecting poorly on the restaurant, it just so happened to be the night after the car-to-car shooting/crash on the Strip. More than 12 hours after the shooting, traffic was still very messed up, and the 10 min drive ended up taking closer to 40 minutes.

Once I got to the Forum Shops, it took me another 20 minutes or so to actually find the restaurant. :-( The rotunda I entered didn't seem to have an exit. I finally had to ask directions from the hostess at another restaurant and then a sales person from a shop.

Pointed in the right direction, it was so easy to find! If I were more familiar with Caesars and/or the Strip in general, I doubt I would have had any issues. In fact, it's very prominently located right outside the Fountain of the Gods in the heart of the Forum Shops.


I was greeted by a couple of very friendly hosts, who pointed me to my group. They were just finishing up appetizers. I was pretty hungry by this time, so I just dug right in without snapping even a single pic before savoring a delicious Mozzarella Corroza and ordering a delicious cocktail.


Unfortunately, I do not remember the name of the delectable treat, but it was super good. Isn't everything better with a sugar rim?

Meeting and chatting with new friends is always good.

Meeting and chatting with new friends while enjoying delicious food is even better!




We were seated on the faux-outdoor patio right next to the fountain. I could have practically reached out and touched it. While it was a super fun atmosphere, the rushing water of the fountain made it a bit loud. Probably not so bad if you're just dining with one or a few people, but with a party of 8 it was a little difficult.

Italian Margarita

Gooey Chocolate Cake

Next time I go to TREVI, I'd like to dine on the new mezzanine level. It has a fabulous 12-foot tall chandelier + tables overlooking the Fountain through arched windows.


Disclaimer: All food and drinks were provided to me free of charge, but all thoughts and opinions are my own.

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6 comments:

  1. Mmmm, the food looks yummy! And of course, I agree with you - a sugary rimmed drink has got to be good, right? As a margarita lover, I'm intrigued at the Italian one...

    Okay, I have to know, was that cake gooey in the middle?!

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    1. The Italian margarita was super good. I think they add amaretto to it.

      And yes, the cake was all gooey inside. Yum!

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  2. The food looks so good! I've heard about that crash all over the news, such a sad story. :(
    Glad you had a good time and got to meet new blogging friends!

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  3. Trevi's food is SO good! I often sit at the bar to snack after events. I'm so glad you finally found us. Their menu was great that night -- I got to try a few things I had never had before. YUM!

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    1. So great to see you!! I just wish I'd made it on time! :(

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