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Your Cheapest Non Comped Meal

Discussion in 'Restaurants & Buffets' started by joespoolhall, May 3, 2017.

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  1. joespoolhall

    joespoolhall High-Roller

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    LV has long been known for cheap eats. I always look forward to the food values I'll find every trip. Let's hear about your best value whether it was 20 months ago or 20 years ago.

    I probably forget more great cheap meals than I'll remember, but I won't forget this one.

    On a group summer golf trip in the mid 90s, a buddy and I decided to play on a scheduled off day. We were at Sam's Town and went to Mary's Diner for breakfast. We both ordered bacon, eggs and coffee without looking at a menu or specials. I finished first and went up to pay the check. At the cashier's stand I viewed the check and told her it wasn't right. She looked at the and told me it was right as we'd had one of the specials. So, we had two bacon and eggs breakfasts with hash browns and toast including coffee for $1.76 including tax! Eighty-eight cents a piece ain't too bad.

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  2. vegasvic

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    I can make a meal out of a couple of the $1.49 shrimp cocktails at Skyline or a couple of the $1.25 hot dogs at Southpoint. The $7.99 steak dinner at Ellis Island is decent (I don't like the food there as much as others do) and you have to play a bit on a machine to get the $7.99 price.
     
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    used to be the hot dog at barbary and gold coast sports books
     
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    Right now the Hard Hat special at Palace Station is two eggs, two pancakes, two sausage links, two pieces of bacon, hash browns and coffee for $4.99. That was a a lot of food, so I only had it for breakfast all three mornings of my recent stay.
     
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    Stage Door has cheap eats and drinks
     
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    My two all-time favorites:
    1. The Dunes used to have a little pizza cart/stand in the casino where it was 75 cents for a slice INCLUDING a draft beer.
    2. Way before Denny's arrived at Casino Royale, they had a little upstairs snack bar/restaurant that had $1.99 steak and eggs starting at 11:00 pm. It was a thin but tasty New York steak, eggs cooked to order and also came with hash browns and toast. The restaurant had a great view of the Mirage volcano.

    Of current offerings, the Three Deuces at Railroad Pass is good: I think it's $4.25 for two French toast, two eggs, two bacon or two sausage. South Point's Coronado Cafe also has some great late-night deals.
     
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    I used to go to Nob Hill (changed to Casino Royale in '92) a lot. The upstairs balcony restaurant was great. You either had a view of the strip or a view of the craps tables below. And good, cheap food.
     
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    Downstairs at Binions we ate country ham, eggs, hashbrown for 2.99....the ham was platter sized and the meal was fantastic considering it was 2am and we were all starving and drunk
     
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    I hit a few suited BJs at the Primm at the state line and you get free hotdogs.
     
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    I remember they had $1 blackjack up their and used real silver dollars
     
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    At the old Maxim Michelle and I would eat at the "Tree House" Cafe prime rib with potato and salad $4.99 each. It was a really good piece of meat, Stardust at Toucan Harry's was the same and same price oh for the 80's and 90's again.
     
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    Cheapest worth mentioning is the Vanilla French Toast which was I think $2.49 at the time at Ellis Island. The next cheapest worth mentioning was the Prime Rib dinner at Casino Royale back when they had their own restaurant. It was $5.99 and very, very good.
     
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    Oh man, I stayed at the Maxim a few times and remember their cafe. I miss that place (and Bourbon St next door).
     
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    Roberto's Tacos
     
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    Marie's diner. What a loss. Had similar breakfast with plate-overlapping bone in ham for 1.76$ per. And the milkshakes were excellent. Now it's a western store. Neat.
     
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    and that was a pretty easy comp to get...even at a $5 BJ table
     
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    99cent footlongs at slots o fun
     
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    Was literally 20 years ago when I stayed Downtown at the Plaza. The late night special was Bacon and Eggs for 99 Cents. I was a very low roller back then and I am pretty sure I had it every night. With a coupon, the old Sahara lunch buffet was $3.99 and I had that a few times. Not great but life sustaining.
     
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    I like gas station hot dogs. srs. i only eat them on vacation. its sort of a dirty treat for me. Its about the only place you can get mayo on a hot dog and no one cares. of course they also sell beer.
     
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    The Steak and Egg special at the Upper Deck at the Vegas Club for $2.99.


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