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

Old Oct 4, 2007, 12:24 pm
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Originally Posted by baccarat_king
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.
Dude. You just referred back to the start of this thread.... did I miss a memo?
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Old Oct 4, 2007, 2:27 pm
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Originally Posted by ludocdoc
Dude. You just referred back to the start of this thread.... did I miss a memo?
Dewd! --- IIRC, at some point, this thread was merged with another thread. Of course, the other option is that I am slowly going crazy. Two distinct possibilites, and I'm not really sure which is accurate, at the moment.
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Old Oct 4, 2007, 2:29 pm
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Originally Posted by baccarat_king
Dewd! --- IIRC, at some point, this thread was merged with another thread. Of course, the other option is that I am slowly going crazy. Two distinct possibilites, and I'm not really sure which is accurate, at the moment.
So dudes, dudettes, I'm staying at Rio in a few weeks and the seafood buffet will be closed for renovations. Looks like the Carnival Buffet is like an Olde Country buffet. Should I try it? Drive to the strip?
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Old Oct 5, 2007, 11:09 am
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Originally Posted by ludocdoc
So dudes, dudettes, I'm staying at Rio in a few weeks and the seafood buffet will be closed for renovations. Looks like the Carnival Buffet is like an Olde Country buffet. Should I try it? Drive to the strip?
I was at the RIO (Carnival World) buffet a few weeks ago. Is it great? NO --- but, definitely above average. The sushi was fresh but uninspiring. Mongolian BBQ was pretty good. Dim Sum selection was OK, Chinese food good, but not great. I didn't look at the desserts, since I really can't eat that much. Probably the best part of the buffet is that the selection is hugh, so you will find something you like. I must say, that consistent with everyone at RIO that weekend, the servers were very nice.

IIRC, it is around $25.99 for Lunch on the weekends (includes unlimited sparkling wine). If you can get it for free or 2 for 1; I would say definitely worth it.

Regarding restaurants at RIO,
We really enjoyed our dinner at Cafe Martorano --- it was surprisingly good. Though, you need to be prepared for the environment (think part club, restaurant, ultra lounge) and the very loud sound system. Of course,
the suicide scene from Full Metal Jacket playing in the background on multiple plasmas (at full volume) while finishing dinner was a bit much.
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Old Oct 8, 2007, 9:47 pm
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Wynn buffet was really good.... $50 thereabouts with tip and non-alco drinks. Had crab legs, nice prime rib... thought it was good. ate about $30 at costco in alaskan king crab legs.

I will never look at those things the same ever again after the tv show.
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Old Oct 9, 2007, 5:33 am
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Originally Posted by civicmon
Wynn buffet was really good....
and their desserts are improving too ^.
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Old Oct 9, 2007, 9:52 am
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Originally Posted by kingalien
and their desserts are improving too ^.
I ate too many crab legs too really sample the desserts

The keylime pie was pretty good though.
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Old Oct 9, 2007, 10:25 am
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My favorite buffet in Vegas is the Caesars Palace Breakfast Buffet.
If you catch at at the right time, tail end of breakfast, you can get lunch food AND breakfast food for breakfast prices (If I remember correctly.)
The service is impeccable. They have all you can drink Mimosa's, and the waitstaff just left us some bottles of champagne and a pitcher of orange juice. Their potatoes are awesome.

Best place to go after a night of winning!
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Old Oct 9, 2007, 12:34 pm
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Originally Posted by civicmon
I ate too many crab legs too really sample the desserts

The keylime pie was pretty good though.
Sometimes the crab legs is dessert too .
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Old Oct 9, 2007, 1:41 pm
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Originally Posted by kingalien
Sometimes the crab legs is dessert too .
They're sure sweet with enough butter ^
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Old Oct 9, 2007, 9:19 pm
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Wynn buffet has incredible quality & selection
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Well, the crab legs at Wynn made the trip worthwhile. Everything else falls way short of Bellagio, IMO.
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Old Nov 14, 2007, 6:07 pm
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I was thinking about giving Rio's Villiage Seafood Buffet a go during this December's trip but it sounds like they've shut it down (as of Oct 29) and won't reopen until March 2008.

http://www.harrahs.com/casinos/rio/r...et-detail.html
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Originally Posted by DENROC
Wynn buffet has incredible quality & selection

Totally agree. No contest - Wynn wins hands down.
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Old Nov 14, 2007, 9:25 pm
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Originally Posted by Jay71
I was thinking about giving Rio's Villiage Seafood Buffet a go during this December's trip but it sounds like they've shut it down (as of Oct 29) and won't reopen until March 2008.

http://www.harrahs.com/casinos/rio/r...et-detail.html
IMHO you're not missing much. Hopefully the remodeling will also include higher quality food.
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