Park on Fremont will spruce up Downtown Las Vegas with its March opening at 500 E. Fremont St. (just across Las Vegas Blve. from the Fremont Street Experience and Neonopolis). The 5,000-square-foot gastropub will offer innovative bar fare and an eclectic art collection, with a laid-back area for dining indoors and antique tables in a lush garden outdoors.
“The patio at Park on Fremont was designed to look like a mature back garden was plucked from a rural setting and transplanted into the middle of Downtown Las Vegas,” says Park proprietor, Ryan Doherty. “That juxtaposition lends itself to a distinctive atmosphere for guests to enjoy exceptional drinks and food outdoors that is unlike anything else in the city.”
The Park logo will be projected onto the concrete at the entryway, where countertop stools align the southwest corner for quick and takeaway dining. Once inside, an aberrant art collection featuring works by Mark Ryden, Peter Gronquist and Mark Mothersbaughs adorn the walls as well as promote conversation in the rustic 2,500-square-foot interior. The booths and chairs are covered with an array of rich textured leathers, complemented by dark woods and the reclaimed herringbone floor. Forty-five rpm records played on a 1940s-era jukebox will set the mood, with guest musicians and music aficionados continually curating the music selection.
Out back, plants and flowers overtake the landscape of the patio, creating objects d’art from eroded items such as a footed bathtub overlooking the outdoor bar and a Cinderella-style carriage situated on the rooftop, each blooming with brightly colored flowers. Framed by ornate fencing, the 2,500-square-foot exterior boasts wood salvaged from an old barn and offers antique wood bistro tables for dining and conversation, as well as a game of hopscotch made with mosaic tiles. An 8-foot-tall archangel statue atop the fireplace will provide a stunning centerpiece while a small outdoor bar will emulate an aging greenhouse. Tucked in back of the garden will be a secret smoking area complete with games, including an oversized Jenga and a seesaw, as well as custom art installations.
The gastropub will offer a flavorful menu that includes Hammered Chicken made with red onion, arugula, tomato, Parmigiano-Reggiano and balsamic vinegar; Grilled Cheese served on brioche with American cheese or Brie with Serrano ham; and Stuffed Burgers filled with smoked cheddar and bacon or Gorgonzola cheese and sautéed mushrooms.
The drink menu will offer 100 different beer selections from around the world including St. Cloud, Fosters and Moose Drool in cans, an array of bottled beers and Innis & Gunn, Delirium Tremens and Well Banana Bread Beer on tap. Numerous craft beers will also be available on tap with selections from Pyramid Breweries, Dogfish Head and Stone Brewing Company. Park will also offer distinctive gin and vodka selections, as well as specialty Bloody Marys and other cocktails all served in mismatched glassware.
Park is owned by business partners, Doherty and Justin Weniger, local businessman, Michael Parks, CEO and founder of Insomniac Events, Pasquale Rotella, and hospitality veteran, Kenna Warner.
Park on Fremont will be open daily from 11 a.m. to 3 a.m.