Photo by Geoff Carter

Rock ‘N’oodles to Close

The Arts District restaurant shutters November 18

One of Downtown Las Vegas’ most unique restaurants will shutter in just 10 days.

Arts District favorite Rock ‘N’oodles, located at 1108 S. Third St., announced on its Facebook page that it will close for good on November 18. “I can’t even begin to describe the emotions, but I know one thing and one thing only and that is that I left it ‘all on the field,’” owner Brien McEahern wrote in the post.

Oh….. how this kills me to write. We will be closing for good November 18th . I can’t even begin to describe the…

Posted by Rock'N'oodles on Tuesday, November 7, 2017

In its four years, Rock ‘N’oodles became a Downtown staple for its quirky, rock-inspired menu. Each dish got its name from song titles or lyrics, such as the Born on the Bayou, a cajun jambalaya made with orzo named after the Creedence Clearwater Revival hit and the Great Balls of Fire, a spicy spaghetti and meatballs dish that shares a name with Jerry Lee Lewis’ classic.

Photo by Geoff Carter

As development increased throughout Downtown, so did the community’s restaurant offerings. Though many came and went, Rock ‘N’oodles stayed, even expanding its space on Third Street in February. However, the restaurant remained tucked away without much foot traffic.. McEahern suggested in his Facebook post that it might have been the reason for its closing.

“When they [say] ‘location location location’ they actually mean it,” he wrote.

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