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"Carson & 6th"

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  • 124 S 6th St, Suite 100
  • Las Vegas, NV 89101
  • For large party reservations please call 702-473-9523
  • Sunday - Wednesday 11:30am - 10:00pm
  • Thursday - Saturday 11:30am - 11:00pm

Urban Neighborhood Dining

Downtown Las Vegas

Opening in 2014, Carson Kitchen was the creation of Las Vegas' hometown favorite Chef Kerry Simon and restaurateur Cory Harwell. The plan, to develop the first urban casual eatery, inside the re-purposed mid-century John E. Carson Motel - a skeleton of Downtown Las Vegas' yesteryears, now home to its eclectic mix of tenants including a sushi bar, tattoo parlor, pilates studio, creative agencies, donut & coffee bar and Chef Simon's playful interpretations on American comfort food.

The renovated space, showcased by hand-crafted solid butcher block countertops throughout, provides multiple atmospheres to indulge including a swanky bar, the open kitchen expo counter, a community table and the outdoor rooftop patio and bar - yes, that's two bars to choose from. Guests can also take in a cocktail and relax in the now preserved 1950's motel courtyard, fully outfitted with a lava rock fire pit.

If you're looking for an alternative to The Strip's offerings and simply want to get back to basics of creative comfort, Carson Kitchen will bring you back to a time when your grandparents visited Las Vegas.

Due to the quaint eatery space and style of dining, Carson Kitchen only accepts walk-in guests, but will be happy to accommodate larger party reservations upon prior approval - Tel. 702.473.9523

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Carson Kitchen Private Dining

Downtown Las Vegas' hippest restaurant venue for hosting your wedding reception, rehersal dinner, birthday celebration or casual business get together

Carson Kitchen offers several choices for your private dining event in Downtown Las Vegas. When in season, our rooftop patio dining + private bar is the perfect space for your intimate gathering of friends or business colleagues. The outdoor patio can seat up to 45 guests for dining and up to 65 guests standing. The main dinning room downstairs can accommodate up to 55 guests for seated dining and up to 70 for standing. Groups may reserve either space, or both should the guest count demand it.

In addition to our designated dining areas, the John E. Carson mid- century motel courtyard provides a classic Vegas throw-back space for pre-function; perfect for wedding parties that want to keep their guests in a social setting prior to being invited in for dining.

Best yet, for your visiting guests, Carson Kitchen is conveniently located one block from Downtown Las Vegas' Fremont Street Experience and walking distance to all the major hotels and downtown nightlife. Old-school Vegas is happening again!


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Large Party Menu Choices

No longer do guests have to commit to a preselected entrÉe

For any party planner the biggest challenge is choosing a menu that will appease all of their guests' tastes, dietary restrictions and food allergies - we get it. Instead of forcing the guest to choose an item from a "we've seen those entree choices on every banquet menu before" Chef provides table-center offerings of Carson Kitchen's most popular items. Guests can help themselves to one or all items. No more wishing you had ordered what your friend had's all shared, so everyone's happy.

For more information please email us using our contact from below.

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Prix Fixe Menus

Carson Kitchen offers multiple menu options to fit your tasebud's likings and budget.

Example of our current private dining dinner menu (subject to change)

Dinner | Family Style

First Course
  • Bacon Jam Baked Brie | toasted baguette
  • “Devil’s Eggs” | crispy pancetta, caviar
  • Veal Meatballs | sherry foie gras cream
Second Course
  • Roasted Young Beets | pistachio, mandarin, goat cheese
  • Green, Eggs & Ham | no-nut pesto, smoked mozz, tasso
Third Course
  • Seasonal Fish | Chef's Choice
  • Cocoa-Espresso NY Strip | red wine demi
  • Mac & Cheese | shhh, it’s a secret
Forth Course
  • Glazed Donut Bread Pudding | three rum caramel, vanilla crème anglaise
  • Bourbon Fudge Brownie | brown butter bacon ice cream
  • "In a city filled with music makers and dreamers of dreams, you helped fashion an empire's glory out of a fabulous story"

    Kerry Simon
    1955 - 2015
    "Simply put, Kerry Simon’s new restaurant is the most exciting thing to happen to the Downtown dining scene. It also offers the most interesting food we’ve seen from the superstar chef in years."

    "Calling Carson Kitchen a trailblazer is an understatement. It not only blazed a trail, it started a revolution. There are at least a dozen great spots to eat in Downtown now, all of which owe a debt of gratitude to the vision of Cory and Kerry"


Contact Us

For general information and private party bookings, please call us or use our contact form here.

Carson Kitchen | John E. Carson Motel
(Corner of Carson Ave & 6th St.)
124 S 6th St., Suite 100
Las Vegas, NV 89101
For large party reservations please call 702-473-9523

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