You Can Now Dine Next to an Original Banksy Painting at This Las Vegas Eatery

It's one of the only restaurants in the world where you can chow down next to an original work from the street art legend.
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Banksy's "Smiley Coppers Panel I" painting.

Banksy's "Smiley Coppers Panel I" painting.

At the Palms Casino Resort, the first permanent Banksy art piece has found a home at the luxe hotel's Greene St. Kitchen, making it one of the only places in the world you can eat and hang out next to an original Banksy painting.

The exterior of Greene St. Kitchen

The exterior of Greene St. Kitchen

The work is a 2002 spray-painted piece titled Smiley Coppers Panel I, featuring two armed police officers with yellow smiley faces.

The tunnel painted by Ces, and Banksy's “Smiley Coppers Panel I" on the left.

The tunnel painted by Ces, and Banksy's “Smiley Coppers Panel I" on the left.

The Banksy piece joins other street art from artists including Kenny Scharf, Cleon Peterson, Vhils, Pose, Martha Cooper, DabsMyla, and Slick, all on display throughout a series of five spaces in the restaurant, which is operated by Clique Hospitality and designed by Rockwell Group Las Vegas.

A mural from Kenny Scharf

A mural from Kenny Scharf

The five spaces in the venue were designed to reflect urban street life, and is entered through a "speakeasy" video arcade with a 1980's 8-bit video-inspired tiled floor and classic games along the walls.

A mural from Dabs Myla

A mural from Dabs Myla

A secret door on a vending machine leads to a tunnel painted by New York City-based graffiti artist CES, and pays homage to NYC’s 80’s and 90’s street art with layers of tags that represent graffiti artists like Seen, P-Nut, Blaze, and Stay High 149.

Inside the Greene St. Kitchen with murals from Vhils and Cleon Peterson.

Inside the Greene St. Kitchen with murals from Vhils and Cleon Peterson.

“You can spend all day in there and think you catch everything and the next day you find something new,” says Tal Cooperman, Creative Director at the Palms.

A mural from Dabs Myla

A mural from Dabs Myla

The Greene St. Kitchen isn’t the only place at the Palms to find priceless artwork, though. The Palms has an extensive collection throughout the hotel, with work from the likes of Damien Hirst, Jean-Michel Basquiat, and Andy Warhol.

"Winner/Loser" by Damien Hirst in the Empathy Suite

"Winner/Loser" by Damien Hirst in the Empathy Suite

The hotel's Empathy Suite, for example, which happens to be the world's most expensive hotel room at $100,000 a night (with a two night minimum, of course), was designed by Damien Hirst himself in collaboration with Bentel & Bentel, and features six original works from the artist.

Hirt's "Here for a Good Time, Not a Long Time" above the bar in the Empathy Suite

Hirt's "Here for a Good Time, Not a Long Time" above the bar in the Empathy Suite

Plus, another one of the luxuriously extra rooms at the Palms -- the Hardwood Suite -- has a basketball court painted by L.A. artist Joshua Vides, making the entire court a piece of art.

The basketball court inside the Hardwood Suite

The basketball court inside the Hardwood Suite