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Mirage Restaurants

Discussion in 'Restaurants & Buffets' started by Dean Martin, Aug 29, 2016.

  1. Dean Martin

    Dean Martin VIP Whale

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    We used to always stay at the Mirage but haven't for quite a few years. We want to go back over one evening for old times sake and I was curious about some changes: I assume the new Steak House is where Kokomo's used to be? Is The Still where the Caribe Café/BB Kings was? Did they take out the CPK and if so, what's in that space these days?
     
  2. Bellbad

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    Yes, the new Steakhouse is pretty much where Kokomos used to be. Originally Kokomos entrance was in the corner of the casino are, close to Stack, before Stack was even there...

    The Still is where the Love nightclub used to be.

    The Pantry cafe is now where Caribe/BB Kings was.

    Can't verify it it's been a while since we've been, but I believe CPK is open and in the same location.

    I miss the Caribe Cafe. The Lagoon Saloon and Kokomos.

    The Caribe was a great place to get breakfast and watch all the action in the casino and play Keno while eating.

    The Lagoon Saloon was where Japanois/Heritage Steak are now. Great place for drinks.

    Things change but doesn't mean I have to like it.

    Hope you enjoy your visit.
     
  3. gotChopin

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    I guess the hotel loves changing all the restaurants around so they can keep up the theme of being a mirage for the former locations.

    I guess.

    Dont mind me.


    Kthxbye
     
  4. Dean Martin

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    Yea, I'm with you there....I loved the Lagoon Saloon when that always had a band in there and the Caribe Café was a great design....just ask Clark Griswold :)
     
  5. Bellbad

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    Now you got a memory out of me Dean. I remember the wife and I playing Let It Ride in the afternoons facing the Lagoon Saloon stage and there was a band with a female lead singer that we called smiley because of the fact she smiled all the time while performing. We and the dealers would make fun of her all the time.

    We actually felt bad for her because she was there year after year, the band was average and nobody paid attention to them.
     
  6. Dean Martin

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    But they also had some great bands in there too. We spent many an evening drinking and dancing in there or listening to them and signing along while we played that $1 VP Progressive bank right outside the saloon. The orig Mirage was a great design that would have still been popular today I believe. I loved walking across that bridge with that stars out to go to the Sushi place. I think the thing I miss the most is all the thatched hut roofs over all the tables and playing areas and in general how much lighter the casino was and more festive. And then of course there was the Baccarat Bar....now that was a place to play "spot the hooker":wink2:
     
  7. Bellbad

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    Agreed. The night bands were good. And the tropical paradise Lagoon Saloon area was so much bigger. And they made THE best Pina Coladas.