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Sterling Brunch

Discussion in 'Restaurants & Buffets' started by Busyman, Nov 23, 2016.

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  1. Busyman

    Busyman VIP Whale

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    I was there on Nov 13th and me and my wife used our my celebration dinner vouchers.

    It's great....HOWEVER, the lobster tail needs "seasoning" and the king crab was soft. There was no "crack" to the shells.
    The filet mignon was great.

    I was actually surprised there wasn't much in the way of desert but that wasn't a big deal because that's not why you go there.

    Everything else was nice. I just felt the lobster tail lacked....taste.

    Note: the SB is $95. There is no discount for Total Rewards. It is perfect for your Diamond celebration dinner. The cost pretty much eats up the entire voucher.

    Also note: make your reservations on Open Table, the moment YOU FIGURE you are going. 930a to 130p ONLY ON SUNDAY.
     
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  2. kankan53

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    We noticed the same thing when we were there in August. The crab meat was too hard to get out.
    I also felt like they were rushing us to eat and go.
    Last year it was much better.
     
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    We've been many times but the last time we went this past July we left very unhappy. Nothing really tasted as good as the past. We left disappointed and this next trip aren't planning on going at all
     
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    I meant to say there was NO crack in the shells (edited to say so) and yes, it made the crab meat hard to get out.

    I wouldn't have been happy if I "paid" for it.
     
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    We've been twice this year and both times it was great. I did lightly season the lobster tail with a bit of the salt that came with the popover and it was very good. The filet and lamb were my favorites, well, O.K., the Perrier Jouet was my real favorite.

    Never felt rushed at all and we're going back on the 4th of December and hopefully the quality will be the same.
     
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    When I went the lobster tails had an ammonia taste (spoiled), I was very disappointed.
     
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    We weren't rushed at all either. Service was great.
     
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    My wife and I have gone many times, but both thought our last trip the selection had been thinned down. No caviar, hardly and deserts etc. Service is always top notch though.
     
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    I was there last Sunday, and although I cant quite put my finger on it, it just didn't seem as good as it was in the past.
     
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    Get this, I couldn't make a reservation online for XMas morning so I called to see about making a reservation was told fully booked but to obviously walk in to the bar section. But they said they'll charge $125 which may include "an extra offering or two".
     
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    No surprise that they are oked two weeks prior to Christmas. When we go in the spring , we are usually there for either Easter or Mother's Day and I wouldn' t try to get a reservation any later than a month before.

    There are people who eat at the bar and I always see empty seats there....but they are charging more for the bar seats or is that the Christmas price for everybody?
     
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    Hostess said the price prior to checking for available reservations in which they were fully booked without the option to be put on a waiting list. But with tax and 20% tip (I realize not everyone will tip that much) you're meal is $160/person.
     
  13. Yall

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    I wish they would go back to being open on Saturday again. We always fly out Sunday morning.
     
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    Just a quick follow-up...We had a terrific brunch on the 4th, plenty of cavier (my brother had a bunch and said it was great) which I passed on. Everything was great and we stayed over three hours and we were never rushed. Sergio was our waiter and took great care of us. Plan on being back for Easter brunch.
     
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    OK, a question . . . I don't drink alcohol. That being said, how would you rate the Sterling Buffet vs. Bacchanal or Wynn for Sunday brunch.
     
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    I went to the Wynn brunch but it just before the upgrade that happen just about a year ago so I can't really comment as I no longer know what they offer but many still prefer the Bacchanal. I have been to the Bacchanal and the sterling brunch somewhat recently. First and foremost with Sterling you get a real waiter and can have reservations, also I never noticed a long line. But you're getting caviar, filet and lobster tails. Sterling also isn't a buffet, it's a steakhouse that serves a brunch buffet on (currently) Sundays only so a lot of people don't know about it when they're searching "best vegas buffet".

    Bacchanal is cheaper, odds are will have a line especially if you want to sleep in but has far more offerings, but not caviar, filet (does have steak) nor full lobster tails (has an egg dish with lobster). Youtube video both and pick which you like better.
     
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    So walk-ins; What are my odds if I show up first thing on Sunday when they open?
     
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    For the bar area? Very good and even if there's a line minimal wait. Now if you want a table I have no idea, the one time I went I had reservations.
     
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    Thanks. A bunch of yelp reviews seem to confirm the same.

    We're two dudes and the notion of watching the game at a bar while being served bottomless champaign and lobster is a highly appealing.
     
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    I watched an nfl playoff game there last year. It was a great venue to sit at bar, drink bottomless drinks, and have endless food.
     
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