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Discussion in 'Restaurants & Buffets' started by vegas*baby, Feb 1, 2013.

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  1. vegas*baby

    vegas*baby Guest

    There are 6 of us girls from work going to Vegas in April for a long weekend. We're looking for ideas for a dinner on that Saturday night. Somewhere nice but not real expensive. Looking for on the strip.

    We are planning on Margaritaville for lunch one day and Gilley's for lunch another day. We are going to see Love that Sunday night.
     
  2. HoyaHeel

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    What is "not real expensive" - per person? And would that include alcohol?
     
  3. jr7110

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    Maggiano's in the Fashion Show Mall directly across from The Wynn is a very nice restaurant with great food at great prices and a perfect view of the Strip from the windows in the back room. It fits your request of being very nice, without being overly expensive. The portions are generous and you can also get dishes family style and share. I would recommend making a reservation and asking for a table in the back by the windows. Here is some info:

    http://www.maggianos.com/EN/Las-Vegas_Las-Vegas_NV/Pages/LocationLanding.aspx?AspxAutoDetectCookieSupport=1

    Oh, and when you go to Gilley's I recommend getting a couple of orders of the hush puppies as an appetizer to share - they are amazing and come with two delicious dipping sauces!
     
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    This.

    Also, does that number include tax and tip?

    Any type of cuisine in mind? Where are you staying?
     
  5. VegasKing

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    Breakfast or Lunch at Mon Ami Gabi on the patio. On the strip and across from Bellagio fountains (fountains start at 12). Outstanding location, great food that won't break the bank.
     
  6. HoyaHeel

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    If you want a high end restaurant at a decent price, many in Vegas have prix fixe options or theater options. I've done Onda at Mirage and enjoyed it http://www.mirage.com/restaurants/prix-fixe-specials.aspx

    Just check the fine print for time restrictions or any other restrictions that might affect meal....Your food options will be limited but I'm not a finicky eater so I can always find an option that appeals....
     
  7. vegas*baby

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    I'm not looking for a place that $40-50 for an entree.

    Has anyone eaten at the Hard Rock Cafe on the strip??
     
  8. mike_m235

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    If you're staying in the MGM like your banner says, there are some great options without getting in a cab. 'Not real expensive' removes some of the best of those options, though (there's nothing 'not too expensive' about Craft or Joel Robuchon.)

    So in no particular order, some 'not real expensive' options that are good within walking distance:

    Diego, in the MGM (Mexican, sort of high end)
    Gonzalez y Gonzalez in NYNY (Mexican, more of a fun atmosphere)
    Dragon Noodle in the Monte Carlo (Asian food...stupid name, good food)

    None of these will cost you even $50 a person for the entire meal.
     
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    Maybe the prix fixe at Payards at CP. For dinner, you can pick an appetizer, an entree and a dessert for $48. They sometimes have other dinner specials as well. The lunch prix fixe has more limited choices and it's running in the $25 range IIRC.
     
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    I would never go to Vegas and eat at a Hard Rock Cafe. Especially since you have another chain restaurant (with similar food styles, eg burgers/americana) on your agenda already.
     
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    My vote is for Olives, we have eaten there for lunch and supper and it was great.
    We ate on the patio once and it was fun with the fountains.
     
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    how about casa di amore,if you make reservations ahead of time you get a free limo ride there and back
     
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    Mon Ami Steak Frites on the patio
     
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