Balla Italian Soul – The Newest Italian Restaurant in Las Vegas

Sahara Las Vegas

Take Your Pleasure Seriously


Joining SAHARA’s award-winning culinary lineup is Balla Italian Soul, a new Italian restaurant concept from James Beard award-winning Chef Shawn McClain and partners Richard and Sarah Camarota of MC Hospitality. Balla’s regional, seasonal menu offers fresh and vibrant plates to Las Vegas locals and tourists alike.
Balla Italian Soul restaurant offers everything you know and love about Italian cuisine made bold and fresh in a vibrant setting that celebrates Italian culture and la dolce vita. Signature dishes include Balla’s selection of aperitivos, handmade pastas, Roman pizzas, an array of fresh seasonal vegetable dishes and salads, and rustic fire-roasted meats and fish, as well as a Euro-centric, eclectic wine list, unique cocktails and playful desserts featuring espresso liqueurs.
This Las Vegas Italian restaurant design boasts bold, contemporary Italian art to create stylized spaces for authentic gatherings for both intimate and sizeable social parties. Balla also features a live-action kitchen complete with a pasta-making window and a takeaway deli.

Unique Specials

National Pizza Day
Available Thursday, February 9 | $37
Indulge in Balla Italian Soul’s Funghi Pizza featuring wood fired exotic mushrooms, garlic sauce, charred broccoli, truffle cheese
Valentine’s Day
Available February 14
In celebration of Valentine’s Day, Balla Italian Soul will offer an exclusive four-course menu available for $95 per person. In addition, the restaurant will offer a $35 sommelier’s select wine pairing. Please note Balla’s regular dinner menu will not be served on this day.

Available Saturday, February 18
Taste bold flavors with 50 percent off all wine bottles!

Headshot - Chef Shawn McClain

Chef Shawn McClain

No stranger to Las Vegas, Chef McClain is an outstanding restaurateur who has opened multiple renowned and critically acclaimed restaurants in Chicago, Las Vegas and Detroit. His portfolio consists of both fine dining and casual restaurants each offering ingredient-driven cuisine served in chic, high-energy atmospheres. Winning both critical acclaim and establishing smart, sustainable businesses have been the hallmarks of his career.
Chef Shawn McClain’s Balla is full of energy. It’s everything you know and love about Italian cuisine made bold, exuberant and somehow new. This is a contagious vibrant space to celebrate Italian culture and all that makes it wonderful.

Wednesday – Sunday | 5PM – 10PM
Monday, 1/30 | 5PM – 10PM
Tuesday, 1/31 | 5PM – 10PM
Sunday, 2/12 | Closed
Monday, 2/13 | 5PM – 10PM
Tuesday, 2/14 | 5PM – 10PM

2022 Best New On-Strip Restaurant ~ Eater Las Vegas
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