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King Crab legs at any seafood night buffet?

Discussion in 'Restaurants & Buffets' started by tominiowa, Jan 8, 2014.

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  1. tominiowa

    tominiowa High-Roller

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    Does any buffet serve King crab legs anymore? Or have they all went to snow crabs?
    Has anyone tried the Eastside Cannery Buffet that advertises crab legs on Friday night?

    Thanks for any help
     
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    The buffet at Aria had King crab legs but they were very small. They were split in half but not worth the effort.

    This was in late November.
     
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    As an avid fan of "Deadliest Catch", I can tell you that King Crab numbers have been well off for two seasons. I'm not sure about my facts, but I think that the Alaskan Fisheries Commission is going to cut back on the catches to allow for the population to build back up, so look for buffets not serving King Crab to continue.

    Many restaurants in Las Vegas offer King Crab at Market Price, which is probably off the charts expensive.
     
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    DeMoN2318 The DERS

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    Last time I was at the Bellagio buffet for dinner they had decent size king crab legs
     
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    Had 1 1/2 pound (which was far too much) King Crab legs at Redwood (in The California) this past September and they were excellent. Dinner included potato and soup or salad and IIRC it was $45. Pre split, prepared nice - much better than the buffet experience at the same price.

    They could (likely will) cost more at a Strip resturant, depending on the type.
     
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    Yup, they serve king crab legs during dinner and snow crab legs during lunch. Both crabs are split in half and they offer the crabs either steamed or chilled.
     
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    That sounds worth trying! Thanks! :beer:
     
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    Electroguy563 Over-Fried Gambler

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    I've had the King Crab legs at Redwood also. My wife would order their prime rib and we would share. More than enough for two and better than going to a buffet that offers the two entrees. It seems that the restaurant's quality and quantity for crab legs and prime rib is consistent, whereas at the buffet these two items can be hit or miss....
     
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    king and snow at bellagio buffet. was there early december, both already split
     
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    I had Aria buffet this past Saturday night. I went for the King Crabs legs and the buffet was comped. It was not worth the walk over there and I would not go for the crab legs again even if comped. They were pre-split, tasteless (like they had been sitting in water for days), and very small.
     
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    From my own experiences, every crab leg I've had at Wynn, Bellagio, MGM Grand, and Aria tasted and were presented the same way. It seems to be a Vegas thing.

    I still think Aria has the best buffet on the Strip.
     
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