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Discussion in 'Restaurants & Buffets' started by longerz, Jun 1, 2014.

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  1. longerz

    longerz Tourist

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    Every year when I go to vegas I do a list of things to do and see ..and eat , been told by a few people to try the cheesecake factory, any other places or buffets on the strip or down town you can recommend . fancy the new big wheel . is the wheel by luxor up and running yet . cheers everyone please add to my list things to do:wave:
     
  2. fishyducky

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    The "high roller" observation wheel is up and running. I am a huge fan of buffets and I like to try at least one new one every trip. Wicked Spoon at Cosmo and Bacchanal Buffet at Caesars is pretty awesome.

    One thing I am looking forward to checking out is The Linq for shopping and eating.
     
  3. KKB

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    The Wheel (the Linq) is by Flamingo/Ballys, nowhere near Luxor.
    Cheesecake Factory is solid. I am not a buffet fan, but I concur to try Wicked Spoon at Cosmo--innovative, flavorful food (not typical of buffets!)
    I always try to 1 thing different, hit a casino/attrraction I have never been to. Happy Hour at Level 107 at Stratosphere looks to be our new experience this time.
     
  4. joespoolhall

    joespoolhall Low-Roller

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    I think Longerz is referring to the wheel down across from Mandalay Bay, which has been in the works for five years or so.

    Good Luck!
    Ric at Joes
     
  5. NativeSoCal

    NativeSoCal Low-Roller

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    Skyvue.
    The large observation wheel being built across from MB. Construction has come to a halt.
    I think it may never open, as they have removed much of the scaffolding.

    Skyvue070313.jpg
     
  6. NebulaTig

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    Yah, but they put it on the Nevada stamp. Figure that one out...
     
  7. LV_Bound

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    Gorden Ramsey has a few places you may want to try.
     
  8. gradytripp

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    Cheesecake Factory is a pretty forgettable American chain restaurant with almost 200 locations around the country.

    I like the Wicked Spoon and Bacchanal recommendations. (Some people report negative experiences at Bacchanal--my wife and I loved it. Yes, you may have to wait in line. Try to go at an off time.) But in any case, try to find something you can only find in Vegas, or at least something not as ubiquitous and mediocre as Cheesecake Factory.
     
  9. mwig

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    As an experience, I would say Top of the World at Stratosphere for a sunset dinner reservation. It is not inexpensive but the view is outstanding and sunset is a great time to be there. You can go out to the observation deck afterward. We typically ride the big shot but I know that is not for everyone.
     
  10. DBear

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    If you dont have a cheesecake factory in the UK, definitely at least try the cheesecake. Many, many fancy ones to try but I prefer the plain basic one or the plain with strawberries. Nice and simple. You can get them to go as well at cheesecake factory or it's sister restauarants, grand lux cafe in palazzo or Venetian. Food is decent but not memorable. Cheesecake is worth going for!
     
  11. Googleboots

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    Texas De Brazil steakhouse. south Las Vegas Blvd.

    Wicked Spoon. Cosmo

    Grimaldi's Pizza. Ventian.

    You're welcome.
     
  12. highlow

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    Hash House A Go Go for the best breakfast and bloody Mary's (expect to wait unless you're diamond or SS).

    The sticky toffee pudding desert at GR steakhouse in Paris.

    Sprinkles cupcakes at the Linq.

    Bootlegger Bistro for amazing old school Italian (off strip open 24/7)

    .. Just a few recommendations
     
  13. wigwam_salesman

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    Neon museum night time tour. We loved it and our guide was fantastic. Witty and knowledgeable. A gay guy that looks a bit like Jack Black. Highly recommended.

    Pizza rock downtown.

    Hogs and Heifers bar downtown.

    Top of the world at the Strat.

    All of these are great.
     
  14. Digger

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    Does anyone know if the CheeseCake Factory serves Asian Nachos or is this only at Grand Lux?
     
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    Have breakfast at Mon Ami Gabi in Paris yummmmmo!!!
     
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