Far removed from the Vegas bustle, MOzen offers guests a casual place to dine. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, this culinary gem has a few notable qualities worth mentioning.
There is a great view of the Crystals shopping center at CityCenter and the Las Vegas Strip. It makes a great backdrop, but in the restaurant, on the third floor of the Mandarin Oriental, you float above the noise and the tourists.
Featuring authentic modern takes on Pan-Asian cuisine, the restaurant offers an eclectic array of dishes from Asia and beyond. Dishes range from an extensive selection of fresh sushi and Singapore barbecue stingray to an artisanal cheese plate and dry-aged rib-eye steak.
A few highlights include a heavenly Thai beef salad, featuring seared Wagyu beef. The Toro is not to be missed in either nigiri or poki style.
Influenced by traditional flavors of Indian cuisine, MOzen also offers delicious Indian fare from the tandoori oven. The murgh mukhani or butter chicken served with fresh naan bread is comfort food that speaks to the soul.
Every Sunday, MOzen Bistro has a live jazz duo of guitarist and stand up bass along with a new all-you-can-enjoy brunch. The $58-per-person menu offers fresh sushi, an elaborate seafood station featuring crab claws and Kumomoto oysters, live carving options, traditional dim sum, a delectable dessert offering and entree favorites including the Hong Kong-style steamed grouper, Belgian waffle with caramel pecan cream and the soufflé omelette. In addition to the exquisite cuisine, free flowing champagne for $35 and mimosas for $19 per person are available. Brunch is from noon ? 2:30 p.m.
The restaurant is comfortable, but hints at fine dining roots. MOzen offers approachable food, executed well and served with impeccable staff who anticipate your every need. Arguably, it is the kind of service you expect when staying at the service-oriented Mandarin Oriental. The restaurant excels at delivering great food and excellent service while making their guests feel welcome.
We're a fan.
-- Review by Nikki Neu