What better way to enjoy Sin City than to indulge in gluttony that only the City of Lights can provide? Las Vegas is known for its excessive lifestyle; the food is no exception. Do you think you can handle the challenge that’s coming your way?
If you have the guts to follow through, here are 15 food challenges in Las Vegas that are truly not for the gutless. Watching from afar will do for the faint of heart. Read along for some of the best gastronomic adventures you’ll ever see, and who knows? You might be the next culinary conquistador sitting on one of these restaurants’ thrones!
Banana Split Challenge at Cream Me Ice Creamery
Are you craving sweets, or do you just have a sweet tooth that needs to be constantly satisfied? Here’s an easy start to our list of food challenges in Las Vegas. Cream Me Ice Creamery’s banana split challenge can do the job for you and your sweet tooth. This banana split challenge consists of two full bananas, six scoops of ice cream with four sauces, whipped cream, sprinkles, nuts, and a cherry on top. Finish this sweet and heavy baby in 15 minutes; your dessert is free!
Location: Cream Me Ice Creamery, 1203 Main Street, Las Vegas, NV 89104
Cereal Challenge at Cereal Killerz
Cereals aren’t just for breakfast; they’re great for food challenges, too! Cereal Killerz tests your love for this sweet breakfast treat with their Cereal Challenge. Devour one monster bowl containing more than 130 different types of cereals in 60 minutes, and you’ll get the meal for free! Luckily, Cereal Killerz doesn’t require their challengers to finish the gallon of milk, but if you want to, no one will stop you. Win this challenge, and Cereal Killerz will reward you with a $50 gift card, a free T-shirt, and your spot on Cereal Killerz’s Cereal Wall of Fame!
Location: Cereal Killerz 3663 S Las Vegas Blvd Ste. 810, Las Vegas, NV 89109
Get Stacked, Get Yolked Challenge at Stack & Yolks
Love breakfast food so much that you think you can live off of pancakes and scrambled eggs forever? Let’s test that to Stacks & Yolks’ Get Stacked, Get Yolked Challenge! You must finish 10 pancakes and 10 scrambled eggs in 60 minutes or less. Think it’s too easy? Wait till you learn that each pancake has a 9-inch diameter and is ¾-inch thick. Finish this 8-pound breakfast treat, and you’ll get your meal for free, along with a free T-shirt.
Location: 3200 N Jones Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89108
Now that we’re done with breakfast and sweets, here come the savory dishes you’ve all been craving at midnight.
Bar Gambler Slider Challenge at Born & Raised Sports Bar
Don’t be fooled by how small these sliders look. Take on 16 of them; you might be knocked out after that. Born and Raised’s Bar Gambler Slider Challenge allows its challengers to roll the dice and get the game going by devouring 16 sliders in 30 minutes, along with their signature anchor fries drenched in cheddar and jack cheese, buffalo hot sauce and bleu cheese dressing. The sliders also come in 16 different flavors, so you’re sure you won’t get sick of them. Finish it in 30 minutes, and you’ll get your meal for free, along with a Born and Raised T-shirt. Fail to finish it, and you’ll owe them $75.
Location: 7260 S Cimarron Rd., Las Vegas, NV 89113
Inferno Curry Challenge at Mint Indian Bistro
No one does spicy meals more than Asians do. Do you think your tummy can handle all the curry goodness coming your way? The Mint Indian Bistro’s Inferno Curry Challenge will heat you with a spicy bowl of curry. But not just any spicy bowl of curry; it’s filled with the Carolina Reaper and Trinidad Moruga Scorpion and sprinkled with a few marinated ghost peppers that will have every hole in you smoking. Before embarking on this challenge, you must sign a waiver. There’s no time limit, but if you finish this meal, you’ll get a $50 Mint Bistro gift card, a place on the Wall of Flame, and a draw entry to win complimentary dinner entrees for a year.
Location: 730 E Flamingo Rd., Las Vegas, NV 89119
Hell Challenge at Wing King
Still can’t get enough of spicy food? Try the Hell Challenge by Wing King. No one does wings better than them, and spicy wings are better than their Hell Challenge. Spicy wings are easy to devour, especially when paired with beer. But not spicy wings coated with 9 Scoville units of heat. Now this one isn’t for the faint of heart! Eat 12 hell wings and lick all the remaining sauce with no other liquid in sight in 20 minutes, and the Wing King will give you 100 free non-Hell wings delivered to your home and a video posted online.
Location: 4235 S Fort Apache Rd #250, Las Vegas, NV 89147
Death Wings Challenge at Diablo’s Cantina
Dine where the devils do at Diablo’s Cantina, where you can demolish the Death Wing Challenge. Finish 20 wings drowning in Diablo’s Death Sauce, made up of a blend of habanero chilis and the ghost chili extract; in 20 minutes, you’ll get a free T-shirt and an induction in Diablo’s Hall of Fame.
Location: 3900 Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89119
The Double Down Challenge at Slice of Vegas
Here’s something for pizza lovers who think they can live off pizza forever. Gulp this 18-inch double-stacked 7-lb pizza from Slice of Vegas in one hour or less, and you’ll get a free pizza, a T-shirt, and a spot on the Slice of Vegas’ Wall of Fame! Their pizza is filled to the brim with ham, bacon, salami, pepperoni, capicola, mozzarella cheese, yellow onions, mushrooms, and a handful of spicy jalapenos. If you topple this challenge over, you’ll also get a $100 gift card!
Location: 3930 Las Vegas Blvd S Suite 120, Las Vegas, NV 89119
Think those challenges above are still right up your alley? Now, let’s get to the hard part. Brace yourself!
Champion Burrito Challenge at La Salsa Cantina
If you’ve got the guts and the appetite, this Champion Burrito Challenge by La Salsa Cantina might be the one for you. Satisfy your Mexican food cravings by finishing this 35-ounce burrito along with a 48-ounce house frozen margarita, and you’ll get a free “El Champion de la Cantina” T-shirt, and you can keep your yard-long margarita glass, too!
Location: 3663 Las Vegas Blvd. S Suite 380, Las Vegas, NV 89109
Dick’s Big T-Boner Challenge at Dick’s Last Resort
A steak, mash, and nacho appetizer sound like a cozy date night or night out with the boys. Dick’s Last Resort managed to turn a cozy date night into an artery-clogging challenge by combining two 16-ounce steaks, Dick’s huge 12-inch weiner, the macho nacho appetizer, a house salad, a double portion of loaded mashed potatoes, and a double order of broccoli. Gulp all these down in under one hour, and you’ll walk away, not paying for anything.
Location: 3850 S Las Vegas Blvd
Omoide’s King Tonkatsu Challenge at Omoide Las Vegas
Immortalizing yourself on Omoide Noodles and Bowls’ wall of fame might just be the thing you need after devouring their King Tonkatsu Challenge. Not everyone can easily demolish this monstrous platter that includes three slabs of tonkatsu weighing approximately 4.5 lbs, all drenched in curry sauce and a cute bowl of rice within 20 minutes. If you can do that, you’ll see your face erected on their wall of fame, along with a free meal and a T-shirt.
Location: 7745 S Rainbow Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89139
The Phozilla Challenge at Pho87
Nothing can go wrong with noodles and soup, no matter the weather. If you love them so much, you might be able to gulp all of Pho 87 Vietnamese Bistro’s Phozilla Challenge, made up of 9 lbs of pho, in under 33 minutes. Think it’s too easy? Winning this challenge will reward you with a free bowl of pho, your picture on the wall of fame, and a chance to win the progressive jackpot!
Location: 3620 S Jones Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89103
Had your fill of chicken wings, pizzas, and Asian food? Now it’s time to get down to business.
The Windy City Sears Tower Challenge at Windy City Beef ‘n Dogs
Manage to get a reservation for the Windy City Beefs-N-Dogs’ Windy City Sears Tower Challenge? Lucky you! Now you can scarf down their 7.2lb beef and sausage combo smothered in cheese and peppers with a side of fries in just 30 minutes. If you win, you won’t have to pay for your hearty yet hefty meal, and you’ll walk away with a photo on Windy City’s wall. If you don’t, you’ll have to shell out $60 for everything and take the rest of the unfinished business home in a doggy bag.
Location: 7500 W Lake Mead Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89128
Do It In Public Burger Challenge at Public House
Think you can do it in public? Whatever you’re thinking about, it should consist of four huge double cheeseburgers, a massive serving of loaded fries, and a 22-ounce milkshake that should be devoured with no crumb in sight in 30 minutes or less. If you can do that, Public House will let you have your massive meal for free, and you’ll also get a T-shirt to remember your triumph in front of many people.
Location: 3900 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89119
Quadruple Bypass Burger Challenge at Heart Attack Grill
The last and the most jaw-dropping challenge is the Quadruple Bypass Burger by the controversial Heart Attack Grill. If you think you’re in the pink of health, test it and see by scarfing down four half-pound beef patties, twenty strips of bacon, eight slices of American cheese, a whole tomato, and half an onion neatly lined up on a lard-coated bun. This gigantic burger was awarded by the Guinness Book of World Records as the “World’s Calorific Burger,” having a whopping 9,983 calories in one sitting! If you can ace this, the nurses (waitresses) will give you a wheelchair ride to the parking lot. If not, you’ll get a public spanking.
Location: 450 Fremont St., Ste 130, Las Vegas, NV 89101
There’s always something to take on in America’s Playground. Test your competitiveness and hungriness with the food challenge that calls on you the most! Las Vegas wishes you the best of luck and a quick recovery from all this gastronomic glory!
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