Exploring Las Vegas’ Newest $780M Durango Casino & Resort

Durango Casino & Resort

In Las Vegas, the grand opening of Station Casinos’ $780 million Durango Casino & Resort, one of the most eagerly awaited off-Strip casino resorts, took place on Tuesday.

Amidst family and team members, Red Rock Resorts’ Chairman and CEO, Frank J. Fertitta, and Vice Chairman, Lorenzo J. Fertitta, commemorated the event with an honorary ribbon-cutting ceremony, officially ushering guests into this highly anticipated property. The state-of-the-art resort spans 83,000 square feet and boasts exceptional design, featuring over 200 guestrooms and suites, convention spaces, a lavish pool with private cabanas, outdoor social areas, and complimentary parking. Strategically positioned along the I-215, Durango Casino & Resort offers both tourists and locals a sophisticated sanctuary, encompassing a cutting-edge sportsbook, premium dining venues, the lively “Hall of Foods,” and the personalized hospitality characteristic of Station Casinos.

The casino showcases a cutting-edge sportsbook, a diverse culinary landscape, an elevated food hall with diverse cuisines, an exquisite poolside retreat, and various suite options (Executive Suite (2), Salon Suite (10), Parlor Suite (10), Terrace Suite w/ Patio (2), City Suite (3), Vista Suite w/ Patio (1), Veranda Suite w/ Patio). Here’s what visitors can anticipate!

Casino & Gaming Options

Covering 83,000 square feet, the casino hosts 2,300 slots, and over 60 table games, including exclusive High Limit Slot and Table Games rooms for high-stakes players. Three gaming salons offer personalized table games with bespoke service, tailored music, and top-tier audiovisual experiences. The elegantly designed casino floor, adorned with terrazzo and travertine walkways, high ceilings, and a vibrant floral agave-inspired carpet design, provides a spacious, well-lit, and visually captivating gaming ambiance. Additionally, the STN Sportsbook spans 10,000 square feet, accommodating 205 seats, boasting state-of-the-art technology, convenient over-the-counter and kiosk wagering, and a lively atmosphere at The George Sportsmen’s Lounge. The sports betting destination presents game-changing visuals with six massive screens covering over 4,200 square feet of digital LED space, featuring the first-ever double-sided center-hung LED display for high-resolution imagery and an exceptional fan experience from every angle.

Dining Options

  • Nicco’s – This modern American steakhouse boasts prime meats, market-fresh seafood, and a lively dining atmosphere.
  • Mijo Modern Mexican Restaurant – A creation by Clique Hospitality, presenting a menu that tantalizingly showcases the diverse flavors of coastal Mexico through an unconventional lens.
  • Summer House – Making its western debut at Durango, this Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants establishment serves up seasonal, market-driven dishes. From Cali-style tacos to housemade pastas and pizzas crafted with California milled flour, this beautiful restaurant offers indoor and outdoor dining for lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch. Additionally, The Market inside caters to food-to-go, offering a menu featuring light breakfast items, coffee, juices, and the restaurant’s famous oversized cookies, renowned as some of the best in Chicago.
  • The George Sportsmen’s Lounge – A brand-new 24-hour dining and entertainment hub that pays tribute to classic Vegas big tippers, colloquially called “a George.” With two full-service bars, indoor dining, and a vibrant outdoor patio featuring a 75-foot wrap-around LED screen, this lounge offers chef-driven American fare, signature cocktails, beers, and wines. It creates an immersive atmosphere for sports, live entertainment, and private events.
  • Eat Your Heart Out – An elevated food hall spanning 25,000 square feet, hosting a plethora of culinary delights from new-to-market concepts. The offerings include Los Angeles staple Irv’s Burgers, New York’s Prince Street Pizza, Philadelphia’s Fiorella by Marc Vetri, and the Hawaii-centric Ai Pono Café. Other local favorites encompass Shang Artisan Noodle, Vesta Coffee, Nielsen’s Frozen Custard, Yu Or Mi Sushi, an Oyster Bar, and the vibrant DRNK bar.

These culinary destinations at Durango Casino & Resort promise a diverse and vibrant dining experience, presenting flavors from across the globe while delivering a unique and satisfying experience to patrons.

Lounges and Bars

  • Bel-Aire Lounge – A chic cocktail bar blending sophistication with contemporary flair.
  • Wax Rabbit – A 1,000-square-foot speakeasy within Mijo, offering classic libations paired with Mexico’s finest spirits, with DJ music spanning genres.
  • Oasis – A hub of energy on the casino floor, offering hand-crafted cocktails inspired by desert botanicals and tropical escapes.
  • Casino Side Bar – A destination for watching games, playing video poker, and enjoying classic cocktails.
  • The High Limit Bars – An elevated experience for luxury spirits enthusiasts.
  • STN Sportsbook Bar – A gathering spot for beer enthusiasts and sports fans, offering draft cocktails and unique pairings.
  • The Durango Casino & Resort promises a vibrant and multifaceted experience, catering to diverse tastes in gaming, dining, and entertainment, embodying the essence of Las Vegas’ dynamic hospitality scene.