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Aria Lunch or Mirage dinner buffet

Discussion in 'Restaurants & Buffets' started by Sweetsugar, Jul 20, 2017.

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  1. Sweetsugar

    Sweetsugar Tourist

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    Last year we took the Aria lunchbuffet with myvegas and it was verry good!
    This year i have the same reward.
    I stay in Mirage and was wondering if the buffet at Mirage have crab legs for dinner?
    Maybe i would change te reward to Mirage dinner buffet because we have also tickets for Love and it is great to do a day everything in the same hotel. If we go to Aria then we go on a other day.

    Wich buffet do you prefer and why?
     
  2. DaiLun

    DaiLun R.C., L.C., and A.A.N.G.

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    Yes, the last time I ate at the Mirage buffet they had crab legs for dinner, but that was in 2016. Perhaps someone has more "up to date" information.
     
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    card21doc Low-Roller

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    We just ate at the Aria lunch buffet Monday and it was wonderful. Intended to gorge on crab legs but there was so many really good selections I never went back to the crab.

    Everything I tried was tasty and good quality. To me, while not bad, the Mirage buffet is not close in quality or selection.
     
  4. bshowell

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    Would still go for Aria. I've done both and Mirage isn't TERRIBLE, but Aria is definitely better.
     
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    Rodent Pack S.S. Minnow

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    ^^^+1...Aria has always been consistently very good.
     
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    Frankr163 High-Roller

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    Mirage did have them back in May.
    They were split snow crab. The trouble with any crab at a buffet is it sits in a steam table and tends to get picked over and dried out.
    Though not able to "gorge" yourself, they can be a tasty side dish.
    Mirage buffet has steadily gone downhill in my estimation, and I wouldn't pay full price.
    However with a BOGO or free reward you can always enjoy yourself.
     
  7. EugeneChoi

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    Was at Aria in June. Have had the Bellagio, Monte Carlo and MGM buffets. Aria had comparable food, if not better, and substantially nicer atmosphere. They also had a promotion for $20 unlimited drinks for 2 when I was there.
     
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    Mirage dinner buffet is more like a cafeteria than a buffet, no drink service to your table, all self serve. Used My Vegas last yesr, won't do that again, food sub par too.
     
  9. Geogran

    Geogran Whooo. Whooo.

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    Mirage 'Cravings' does have crab legs at dinner - buffet is adequate (not bad) - self serve drinks and does include free wine and beer from the bar, desserts are decent - and I wouldn't hesitate eating there comp'd or with a coupon - but there are better buffets on the strip - Aria and Cosmo for sure.

    LOVE is my favorite! Hope you have a great time!
     
  10. Sweetsugar

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    Thank you!
     
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    My favorite for the price and the buy one/get one with MyVegas is Aria. We make it a point to go every trip and use it for lunch right before the the price change for dinner.
     
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    Aria in a no contest....it is bright and airy and the food is above average.....
     
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    Mirage does have crab legs at dinner. Just ate there earlier this month.

    A bit pricey for what they offer but the food overall is reasonably good. Would definitely use a buy one get one free offer like from LVA.
     
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    Another vote for Aria lunch. Like Bshowell and others have said, Mirage isn't bad, but it's not something you're going to be thinkin about the next day. Aria is very good, solid food, and tastes way less processed to me/more home cooked, and has much, much more of a foodie flair.

    I'll always take a lunch buffet at a better buffet than a dinner at a so-so place. BUT it depends on if you want crab leg's, etc.

    I would eat at the Mirage buffet again, so again, it's not bad, I just think Aria is much better.
     
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  15. Sweetsugar

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    I keep the aria rewards, thank you so much!
     
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