National Pasta Day deals, dishes and events


National Pasta Day is October 17, and these local restaurants and venues are celebrating with a host of deals, dishes and events:

Table 10 at the Pallazo

Table 10 celebrates National Mushroom Day and National Pasta Day with a dish that combines the best of both worlds: Table 10's Smokey Mushroom Pasta with Tasso Ham and Parmesan Cheese.

Zeffirino at the Venetian

Zeffirino Italian restaurant featuring fresh seafood offers a variety of specialty pasta dishes:

Linguine alle Vongole, Bianche o Rosse

Linguine with clams, White: in Gavi di Gavi white wine, garlic and extra virgin olive oil Red: in Gavi di Gavi white wine, garlic, extra virgin olive oil and touch of fresh tomato.

Linguine Con Capesante e Gamberi

Linguine, seared sea scallops, shrimp, garlic, and chardonnay wine in a light tomato sauce

Fettuccine alla Bolognese

Homemade fettuccine sautéed with meat sauce

Paffutelli Zeffirino

Homemade pasta filled with veal, cheese, squash, pine nuts, and apple and grapes served in a pesto cream sauce

OTTO Enoteca e Pizzeria at the Venetian

Pizza and pasta fanatics are invited to celebrate Italian classics this October at Las Vegas' top-rated OTTO Enoteca e Pizzeria at The Venetian. In observance of National Pizza Month, for the first time, OTTO will offer The Pizza Flight for $25, a combination their three most popular pizzas into one single pie.

The flight will feature:

  • The Basil Pesto with house-made Lamb Sausage and pesto.
  • The Carbonara with pancetta and topped with an egg.
  • The classic Margherita made with tomato, bufala mozzarella and fresh basil.

Ice cold Italian Peronis can be paired with the flight for $5.

For those craving classic Italian pasta, the Four Course Pasta Tasting will be available in celebration of National Pasta Day on Oct. 17. The pasta tasting will include four handmade pasta dishes each highlighting a different preparation: dried, fresh, baked and fried. The first dish will be linguini with mushrooms in a light sauce. The second course will feature squid ink spaghetti with calamari and Sicilian pesto. Next, a classic baked lasagna with red meat sauce and the final dish will end with deep-fried ravioli stuffed with house-made sweet ricotta and nutmeg tossed in cinnamon sugar, glazed with brown butter, poached pear syrup and finished with shaved toasted pistachio and aceto cavedoni. The tasting will be available beginning Oct. 16 through Oct. 20 for $44.

For reservations, please visit or call (702)677-3390.

The Bootlegger Italian Bistro

Pasta, a staple of traditional Italian cuisine, is celebrating its own special day on Tuesday, Oct. 17, with National Pasta Day.

To celebrate this special day, The Bootlegger Italian Bistro is hosting a pasta flight, including specialty pastas that can also be paired with wines.

Bootlegger Bistro’s pasta flight includes:

Baci di Pasta con Aragosta

Fresh pasta pouches filled with lobster tossed in a truffle cream sauce

Tortelloni di Formaggio

Filled with ricotta and parmigiano reggiano tossed in tomato and light cream sauce with smoked pancetta

Fettuccine al Ragu di Vitello

Ribbon pasta smothered in a veal and porcini mushroom sauce

Guests can also enjoy a wine flight paired with the above menu. The wine flight includes:

Cote Des Roses, France

Carmenet Chardonnay Reserve, Sonoma & Pio Cesare Barbera, Italia

The pasta and wine flights will be available on National Pasta Day, Oct. 17, from 3 p.m. – 11 p.m. The pasta flight is available for $32 per person, and the accompanying wine flight at $10 per person. If purchased together, both flights are $39 per person. Reservations are encouraged.

The Bootlegger has a long history of being a favorite place for pasta dishes for locals and tourists alike. When referring to The Bootlegger during his tour of Las Vegas for his popular food and travel show, “Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown,” Bourdain said he was thankful Las Vegas still offers lounges and “places where a man could get a proper plate of Italian-American meatballs and spaghet.”

For table reservations, contact The Bootlegger Italian Bistro at (702) 736-4939.

The Bootlegger is located at 7700 S. Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89127.

Bottiglia Cucina & Enoteca, Hearthstone Kitchen & Cellar, and Salute Trattoria Italiana

On October 17th, grab your loved ones and celebrate National Pasta Day with 50% off all pasta dishes from a few Vegas hotspots! Grab your favorite foodie lovers and indulge in authentic Italian dishes that will have you feeling like a local in no time. Take your pick of perfect pastas with these selections from Bottiglia Cucina & Enoteca, Hearthstone Kitchen & Cellar, and Salute Trattoria Italiana!

Bottiglia Cucina & Enoteca offers a similarly delicious selection of authentic pasta dishes to tempt your taste buds this season! Try the Pappardelle Bolognese for a true taste of Italy, flawlessly complemented by pancetta and red wine to make you feel like you are sitting under that Tuscan sun this spring.

For a decadent indulgence true to the culture of Italian cuisine, consider Salute Trattoria Italiana’s Signature Pasta with a brand-new twist. Specially served hot inside its very own pecorino cheese wheel, it is an instant favorite that the whole table is sure enjoy!

Cater to your seafood cravings with the Calabrian Shrimp Pasta from Hearthstone Kitchen & Cellar. This sweet Hawaiian shrimp pasta with a hint of Calabrian chili will send your taste buds to tropical heaven.

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