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Consolidated "Las Vegas Buffets - the best, worst, and questions" thread

Consolidated "Las Vegas Buffets - the best, worst, and questions" thread

Old Feb 7, 2007, 8:44 pm
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What's the scoop behind Steak & Eggs as the choice of meal after regular hours?
Steak = as the predeceasor from dinner & eggs = as the prelude to breakfast?
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Old Feb 8, 2007, 8:26 am
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Originally Posted by Rejuvenated
The one in Main Street station! ^
This one is a great find! It's cheap and the food is quite good.

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Old Feb 13, 2007, 11:18 am
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Went to the Wynn Buffet....was NOT impressed.

Bellago is still the place to go if you want a good buffet meal.

I think I'll skip the buffet next time I go to Vegas....for $40 I can order some good stuff....
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Old Aug 30, 2007, 1:27 pm
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Best upscale Buffet on/near the strip?

One last Vegas question. Which buffet do you like the best? We're looking for one that includes sea food/raw bar. I've heard/read that the Bellagio is the best. What do you guys think?

We'll be dining next week on either Wed or Thurs night if that matters.

Thanks!
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Old Aug 30, 2007, 2:12 pm
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I'm not much of a buffet person, but I enjoyed the Wynn Buffet.

My personal favorite is the Bally's Sterling Brunch.

You might want to check out the Buffet thread.
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Old Aug 30, 2007, 2:19 pm
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I also love the Sterling Brunch. Though note it is only on Sunday. We took 20 people there after we got married at Caesar's five years ago. They are still talking about it. It is in the Steakhouse at Bally's.
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Old Aug 30, 2007, 2:35 pm
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Unfortunately, we won't be there for the weekend. I had heard about the Sterling Brunch. Thanks to both of you, and I'll check out the buffet thread.
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Old Aug 30, 2007, 2:40 pm
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Bally's Sterling Bruch is super, but how many people want to spend $65 + tax, per person? (If you have lots of Harrah's RC's, then it doesn't matter.)
Paris's buffet has lots of nicely prepared French cuisine, at a much lower price.
Ditto for Bellagio (substitue European for French!)
Note: unless you have "line passes" or the equivalent, at peak times the waiting lines for entry to the Paris or Bellagio could be over an hour (on a slow day)
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Old Aug 30, 2007, 11:14 pm
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Since OP is requesting seafood/raw bar, the best buffet for this is Sterling.
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Old Sep 2, 2007, 9:42 pm
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Quick pit stop, decided to give Bellagio a try since I hadn't been there in a while. Food was usual fare but noted the following that is usually not at other buffets: BBQ spareribs, chinese roast pork (as a carving station item) and sea urchin.

Desserts, where once Bellagio was the best hands down in terms of presentation and variety, seemed to have dropped a notch. Still pretty good but just not as great as it once was.
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Old Sep 4, 2007, 7:18 pm
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bellagio's buffet was so so for me.

paid $39.95. signed up for player card and super nice casino host gave us a line pass so we didn't have to wait. however, we were dissappointed that so many people lining up to get the sea urchins, by the time we got there, they were completely out for the night and it was not even 7p.m. never had it b4 and wanting to try badly. hubby thought it was some kind of chocolate dessert because of the dark brown spikes. one lady behind me yelled at the server to get the manager. she wanted her money back.

like i posted on the other topic, i was overly expected bellagio and they didn't come thru. not even close.
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Old Sep 4, 2007, 7:42 pm
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It may be an expectations issue. A buffet will always be just a buffet. In other words, quality and presentation is never going to match a kitchen where your food is prepared to order. That said, having regularly hit the Vegas buffets for more than a decade, I have to give the nod to Bellagio as the consistent winner, IMHO. The Spice Market has legions of fans and more varitey, but Bellagio is consistently good - as buffets go.

I've also noticed that after years of the same good line items, some new ones, which are also quite good, are being introduced into the mix. ^

The Wynn has been and remains a close second for me, except in the dessert department, where it's so weak that sometimes I wonder what they're thinking.

A side note... know which is the #1 buffet in town in quantity of people served daily? The Excalibur Roundtable Buffet! So says the Travel Channel anyway. I wouldn't know... they didn't get to be #1 with my patronage, that's for sure.
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Old Sep 4, 2007, 9:23 pm
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Bellagio

While the overall quality has decllined, it is still quite civilized and it is a breeze to self park and be at the buffet within five minutes. What a waste to eat pizza at a 40 dollar buffet, but that is what I do here.

Last few stays have been at Hilton and I kinda like their buffet. Reasonable price, decent quality and uncrowded. Serving real turkey, better than average prime rib and all the M&Ms you can carry back to the room.

Will check out Wynn this month.
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Old Sep 4, 2007, 9:40 pm
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Originally Posted by hedoman
What a waste to eat pizza at a 40 dollar buffet, but that is what I do here.
Well it is good pizza. Really liked the pesto and shrimp pizza ^.
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Old Sep 5, 2007, 11:31 am
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friends & us wanted to try wynn's buffet, but neither of us have line pass/club. got there and it was so long to wait, we went downtown to some vietnamese restaurant (saigon 8).
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