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Choosing a Foodie Buffet

Discussion in 'Restaurants & Buffets' started by Rhaethe, Mar 11, 2019.

  1. Rhaethe

    Rhaethe Low-Roller

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    Friends are coming in to visit (we live in Las Vegas now) and they are definite foodies. Not the snooty foodie type, but they do appreciate their food and flavors.

    They wish to visit a buffet while here. It doesn't have to be on the Strip, and it doesn't have to have a huge range of different offerings. It does need to have upscale or beautiful decor, and have high quality offerings.

    After some reading, I was thinking of suggesting the Wynn's buffet or M Resort's buffet ... any other options that I am missing?

    ~C
     
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    I would not say the Wynn buffet is either upscale or have beautiful decor but we really liked the Buffet. I would say Caesars, Aria or Wicked Spoon for decor.
     
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    I was at Bellagio when they were in their prime and I have yet to have a premium buffet experience that compares. I’ve had Caesars Bacchanal and Wicked Spoon and was unimpressed. I therefore vote Wynn, and I hope to try it someday.
     
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    From my own experience, I would say Aria and the Wicked Spoon at Cosmo are the most "foodie" a buffet is going to get.
     
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    Wynn, Wicked Spoon, and Bacchanal are my choices for three best "foodie" buffets, if I can correctly interpret OPs wishes.
     
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  9. Rhaethe

    Rhaethe Low-Roller

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    Thanks for the answers so far folks ... will send these thoughts on to the couple :)


    ~C
     
  10. Grant1982

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    Not exactly huge on decor, but Sterling brunch would certainly be the best food for a buffet, and something they have most likely never come close to experiencing. For a "regular" buffet my vote would be the Wynn.
     
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    Sterling is the truly unique one. Palms would be the value option.
     
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    Honestly, none of the buffets are really that great these days, even the Sterling Brunch. If they must go to one, Wynn is as good as it gets when it comes to overall decor and food quality.
     
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  14. trellaine

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    I don’t see any prices for the buffet at Wynn. Most hotels will show the prices. This can’t be good when they don’t show the price.

    Lunch? Dinner?

    Thanks
     
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    I was really unimpressed with Bellagio Buffet two weeks ago, not that it's in the mix, just saying if someone who last had it a couple years ago brings it up. When the best meat in the carving station was BBQ ribs and the only sushi was pre-made California rolls, the buffet has passed it's peak.
     
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    Another vote for Wynn. Can't go wrong there
     
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    Thanks! Did you go during the week? Huge lineups? Lunch or dinner?
     
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    Midweek, dinner. Lines can vary, so difficult to predict. If you gamble enough prior to going to the buffet, go to a red card desk and ask for a line pass.
     
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    If you go early, there's typically only a very short line at Wynn for dinner (like 5-6PM).
     
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