While famous crooners like Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin helped make Las Vegas famous, not a lot of that jazzy, swinging postwar era remains in modern Sin City. The Italian American Club is a notable, welcoming exception. It features a friendly lounge, a pasta-centric restaurant and frequent live music.
It's long been a bastion of the Italian-American families who moved to town for the casino and hotel trade. For bocce fanatics, there are courts out back in an adjacent city park.