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What restaurant closing in Las Vegas would "totally" bum you out...

Discussion in 'Misc. Vegas Chat' started by tagac27, Jan 6, 2019.

  1. alanleroy

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    I was bummed when they closed Commander's Palace.
     
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  2. Universal

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    To each his/her own, but if Outback and California Pizza are really on your list, you REALLY need to try some new places.
     
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  3. UKFanatic

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    I already went through this experience too a few years back when they closed Seablue and replaced it with a mediocre pub :cry:
     
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  4. tagac27

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    When the Mirage's Caribe Café closed, I was super bummed. I loved that place!

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  5. BlacklabberMike

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    not that i can think of{shrug}
     
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  6. steveks225

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    Lawry's on Flamingo. I started going there when Sir Galahad's at the Excalibur who used to do a less pricey imitation of tableside prime rib in a stainless steel serving cart closed about 15 years ago. I also miss the Rosewood Grille-place that used to advertise with a guy in a tuxedo holding up a humongous lobster. It used to be up where the Venetian is now, and then they moved to the end of a dead end street down by the MGM Grand. The move and the downturn in the early 2000's economy probably caused its demise.
     
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  7. 93 Octane

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    You've been mourning their closing for 3 years now, I hope you find a replacement but somehow doubt it. Jerry's Nugget/Silverton have great coffee shops if you dont mind ubering out.
     
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    So bummed about losing Carnevino. I know there are plenty of great steak joints in Vegas. But, for me, it was in its own league.

    I’m not sure if there’s another one currently that would bum me out as much. Maybe Bardot, Bouchon or Grimaldi’s.
     
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    IIRC there were originally two places, and I admit we always avoided them figuring they would be tourist-trappy. If they were good, then I'm kinda sorry we skipped them. We called them the "Lobster This Big" place and the "Steak This Thick" place. IIRC they combined before they eventually closed.
     
  10. FullPay

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    So many spots already lost to me Downtown, but as to the original question: Aloha Specialties at the California. For me, one breakfast of Loco Moco is the thing that I know I will have every trip and I’ll probably not encounter anywhere else (outside of Hawaii). So if they closed it would leave a pretty big hole in my Vegas experience.
     
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  11. topcard

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    OK...y'all try to not laugh...
    I would actually be "bummed" if Magnolia's closed at 4-Queens... since the demise of DuPar's (following the demise of Bay City Diner), Magnolia's feels like the last of the old-school diners.
    I've lost count of how many breakfasts I've had there... one of the tragedies of losing the Stardust was the demise of Toucan Harry's & the collateral loss of the coffee shop at the Westward Ho.

    Sure, I like "fine-dining" places as much as the next guy, but I patronize them so infrequently that losing one (or more) wouldn't really bum me out...I know they'd be replaced with something comparable (or better) in short order.

    I must admit, though, that I enjoyed the 'ambience' of the old-school bar at Vic & Anthony's (as well as their steak) so much that, if they closed, I would definitely be sad!
     
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  12. Electroguy563

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    Well, I hope no one laughs at my choice too.:)

    And that would be the Market St. Cafe at the Cal Downtown. The food is simple, generous, and very good. Just like you would imagine an old school cafe would be.

    Everything else I can live with. Also want to add just like @makikiboy , I still miss and will always be bummed out when the Cal Club closed down a while ago. Old school type diner. Their burger, fries, and coke or their hamburger steak or their steak and vegetable stir-fry were my favorites on every trip.:cry:
     
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    For me it would be the Steakhouse at Circus Circus, it’s a happy place for me with memories of good times sharing a meal with some folks who are important in my life.
     
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    I always try one or two new spots every trip but always hit Carbone and Jean George .
    Would be bummed if either closed.
     
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    Jaleo or Mon Ami Gabi. 2 of my favorites that I go to most every trip.

    I am still mourning Otto Enoteca :cry:
     
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    Shake Shack closing next to Park would prob start a riot—that place is good and Always packed
     
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  17. LolaDoggie

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    Already happened. Dupar's. I can't talk about it.
     
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    For me it would be Bouchon and China Poblano because they’re just so right for my tastes.
    For Mr. Geogran it would be Le Cirque - he’d probably stop going to Vegas

    I still miss Kokomo’s at Mirage - the best lobster bisque ever, and steaks were great too.

    Love this thread :feedme:
     
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  19. LolaDoggie

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    If we're talking "next" I'd say Ellis Island. I miss the red Naugahyde booths and ship paintings but I understood it had to be done.
     
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    1. Olives, as I love their beef carpaccio. Oh wait, it's closed! :cry:
    2. WickedSpoon is my favorite buffet....and the only one I've seen with roasted bone marrow.
    3. I also would be sad to see Holsteins go, as I love their burgers, and it's a tradition for us.
     
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