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Vegas on a budget

Post by karpems » Mon Dec 04, 2017 8:22 pm

Hey All,

Going to Vegas in 2 weeks. Looking for some restaurant recommendations. We have some higher end dinner planned, but spending 6 nights in town and want some places that won't break the bank. We are staying at the Bellagio and Four Seasons.

Thanks!

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Re: Vegas on a budget

Post by hicabob » Mon Dec 04, 2017 8:29 pm

Ellis Island. They have their own brew pub with good but cheap beer. 2 very decent but priced for a boglehead restaurants . The bbq restaurant there is excellent.

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Post by corgimom11 » Mon Dec 04, 2017 8:34 pm

I go to Vegas once or twice a year. Typically stay at Cosmopolitan or Aria.

Favorite places:

Bardot Brasserie at Aria
Holsteins, China Poblano or Secret Pizza at the Cosmopolitan
Earl of Sandwich at Planet Hollywood (for the very cheap side)

Avoid any Gordon Ramsay themed restaurant for obvious reasons.
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Re: Vegas on a budget

Post by Doom&Gloom » Mon Dec 04, 2017 8:40 pm

hicabob wrote:
Mon Dec 04, 2017 8:29 pm
Ellis Island. They have their own brew pub with good but cheap beer. 2 very decent but priced for a boglehead restaurants . The bbq restaurant there is excellent.
Not sure if they still make their own eggnog or not, but if they do, have a glass. Or two.

At least one meal at Lotus of Siam. It is a terrific Thai restaurant, and you will be doing yourself a disservice if you miss it.

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Re: Vegas on a budget

Post by corgimom11 » Mon Dec 04, 2017 8:41 pm

Doom&Gloom wrote:
Mon Dec 04, 2017 8:40 pm
hicabob wrote:
Mon Dec 04, 2017 8:29 pm
Ellis Island. They have their own brew pub with good but cheap beer. 2 very decent but priced for a boglehead restaurants . The bbq restaurant there is excellent.
Not sure if they still make their own eggnog or not, but if they do, have a glass. Or two.

At least one meal at Lotus of Siam. It is a terrific Thai restaurant, and you will be doing yourself a disservice if you miss it.
Lotus closed in September unfortunately. Their roof collapsed apparently. Not sure if they plan to reopen.

edit: did some research, looks like they are reopening in a new location. set to open Dec 11. :)

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Re: Vegas on a budget

Post by Doom&Gloom » Mon Dec 04, 2017 8:52 pm

corgimom11 wrote:
Mon Dec 04, 2017 8:41 pm
Doom&Gloom wrote:
Mon Dec 04, 2017 8:40 pm
hicabob wrote:
Mon Dec 04, 2017 8:29 pm
Ellis Island. They have their own brew pub with good but cheap beer. 2 very decent but priced for a boglehead restaurants . The bbq restaurant there is excellent.
Not sure if they still make their own eggnog or not, but if they do, have a glass. Or two.

At least one meal at Lotus of Siam. It is a terrific Thai restaurant, and you will be doing yourself a disservice if you miss it.
Lotus closed in September unfortunately. Their roof collapsed apparently. Not sure if they plan to reopen.

edit: did some research, looks like they are reopening in a new location. set to open Dec 11. :)
Oh, no! But a change of location certainly has to be an upgrade for them--and their customers.

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Post by lakja » Mon Dec 04, 2017 9:12 pm

Personally, I’ve always splurged on lunches. I’ve found lunches to be significantly less crowded with the same quality of food at a nice discount. Plus, I’m an east coaster, so eating a nicer lunch is close enough to dinner time back East. I’d recommend Palms at Ceasar’s Palace for lunch. If you’re looking for cheap, I’d hit up a Chipotle for lunch/dinner; you can’t beat it for 7 bucks. Denny’s for breakfast.

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Post by hmw » Mon Dec 04, 2017 9:41 pm

corgimom11 wrote:
Mon Dec 04, 2017 8:41 pm
Doom&Gloom wrote:
Mon Dec 04, 2017 8:40 pm
hicabob wrote:
Mon Dec 04, 2017 8:29 pm
Ellis Island. They have their own brew pub with good but cheap beer. 2 very decent but priced for a boglehead restaurants . The bbq restaurant there is excellent.
Not sure if they still make their own eggnog or not, but if they do, have a glass. Or two.

At least one meal at Lotus of Siam. It is a terrific Thai restaurant, and you will be doing yourself a disservice if you miss it.
Lotus closed in September unfortunately. Their roof collapsed apparently. Not sure if they plan to reopen.

edit: did some research, looks like they are reopening in a new location. set to open Dec 11. :)
Lotus of Siam was excellent. Highly recommended.

Since you are looking for something inexpensive, Chengdu taste serves very good Sichuan food. It is only a short drive from the Strip.

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Post by lazydavid » Mon Dec 04, 2017 9:53 pm

Doom&Gloom wrote:
Mon Dec 04, 2017 8:52 pm
corgimom11 wrote:
Mon Dec 04, 2017 8:41 pm
Doom&Gloom wrote:
Mon Dec 04, 2017 8:40 pm
At least one meal at Lotus of Siam. It is a terrific Thai restaurant, and you will be doing yourself a disservice if you miss it.
Lotus closed in September unfortunately. Their roof collapsed apparently. Not sure if they plan to reopen.

edit: did some research, looks like they are reopening in a new location. set to open Dec 11. :)
Oh, no! But a change of location certainly has to be an upgrade for them--and their customers.
No kidding. They've definitely earned the title of "best Thai restaurant in the US" but the strip mall they (were?) in was positively deplorable.

We used to go to Ellis Island all the time, but after 3 bad meals in a row, we swore off of it for several years. Will try it again at some point.

Other cheap but excellent choices:

Soho Japanese: Fantastic sushi and other Japanese dishes. Go for happy hour, 4-7pm Mon-Sat, where roughly half the menu is $5. The four of us can gorge ourselves there for less than $100 including drinks.

Metro Pizza: This Chicagoan says it's the best pizza in Vegas. Monday-Thursday from 2:30-4:30 all pizzas are half price for dine in.

In 'n Out Burger: Need I say more?

Viva Las Arepas: Little Venezuelan joint down by the Stratosphere. Makes great little Arepas (sandwiches) that run about $5 each. Try the yucca fries.

Peppermill: A classic Vegas diner decorated in 70s/pimp chic. Lunch/Dinner are ok, breakfast is outstanding. Omlettes are expensive at $13-15, but are HUGE (5-6 eggs!) and fantastic.

Not dirt cheap, but still reasonable:

Lindo Michoacan: Legit Mexican in a town that surprisingly doesn't have much. Go to the one in Henderson if you can, it's up on a hill and has gorgeous views of the desert and strip.

Marche Bacchus: French Bistro/wine store. Browse for your bottle before dinner, buy it at retail store price, and have it served with your dinner. French Onion Soup and Steak Frites are standouts, and the Escargot are excellent. Sits on a small lake with a beautiful view. Sit outside if it's not 114 degrees.

I can also make some high-end and really high-end recommendations if you like, but it sounds like you have that covered.

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Re: Vegas on a budget

Post by karpems » Mon Dec 04, 2017 9:57 pm

Thanks! Would love to hear some of the high end and really high end recommendations.

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Post by whodidntante » Mon Dec 04, 2017 10:00 pm

If you want to burn diesel, I like "Fatburger" between the Bellagio and the Grand. It's an easy walk. The Heart Attack Grill downtown is gimmicky, but good for a laugh.

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Post by corgimom11 » Mon Dec 04, 2017 10:20 pm

karpems wrote:
Mon Dec 04, 2017 9:57 pm
Thanks! Would love to hear some of the high end and really high end recommendations.
Picasso at the Bellagio was great on the very high end. We went during our trip last May.

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Post by JFKtoSFO » Mon Dec 04, 2017 10:44 pm

Besides hitting up a place at lunch, another trick is to hit up the fancy restaurants at happy hour. They usually have great food specials, and often I enjoy the bar menu better than the restaurant menu! :beer

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Post by manuelku » Tue Dec 05, 2017 12:31 am

Any roberto's - shredded beef tacos are magnifique. Lot better than any of that crap on the strip. Here's one good one of many:

4955 E Craig Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89115
Located in: Craigmont Plaza

Lots more to las vegas than the tourist junk.

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Post by ClaycordJCA » Tue Dec 05, 2017 1:24 am

DW’s migraine doc is in Las Vegas so we go four times a year. Always find time to go to Bachi Burger. You’ll need to drive, but it is worth it!

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Re: Vegas on a budget

Post by lazydavid » Tue Dec 05, 2017 6:28 am

karpems wrote:
Mon Dec 04, 2017 9:57 pm
Thanks! Would love to hear some of the high end and really high end recommendations.
High end:

Hugo's Cellar at the Four Queens: The hotel itself is a dump, but this restaurant in the basement is a hidden gem. Classic old-school Vegas that hasn't changed in 50+ years. We once had a waiter that said all of his co-workers made fun of him because he'd been there "only" 15 years. Entree prices seem unusually high, until you realize that unlike most high-end restaurants, they include everything: amazing tableside salad service, vegetable and starch with the entree, and dessert. Everything is good here, but the Prime Rib is the best in town.

Voodoo Steak at the Rio: Though the Rio is certainly a step up from the Four Queens, it's still not as clean as many of the hotels on the strip. But the steakhouse and lounge on the roof is outstanding. Get the Tix4tonight dining card ($5/pp for seven days) and get 20% off the entire check. I typically get the Tomahawk ribeye and my wife says their dry-aged pork chop is the best she's ever had. Scallops and fish are excellent as well. Either before or after dinner, go out on the roof deck for a spectacular view of the strip and downtown, which is particularly awesome if you're there at sundown. Your receipt from dinner also gets you free entry into the Voodoo rooftop lounge that same night, if that's something you're interested in.

Oscar's at the Plaza: Another great restaurant in a so-so hotel. This one is owned by the former mayor and sits overlooking the end of Freemont street. Tix4tonight card will get you 30% off the entire check. Get the Spilotro steak, which is a skirt steak stuffed with garlic cloves and rubbed with red pepper.

L'Atelier De Joël Robuchon at MGM: Roubuchon's "cheap" restaurant isn't exactly cheap, but the food is very impressive. Small and medium plates, and you can also do a prix fixe or Degustation. I think the latter is around $200. Whatever you do, do not leave here without getting La Langoustine. My wife and I tried to share one the first time we went, and that was NOT a good idea. We actually went back a second time just so we could each get our own, and thus avoided a messy divorce :D If you have a small party, sit at the bar so you can watch them prepare the food.

Restaurant Marakkech: Not high-end, per se, but at $50/person plus drinks it didn't fit on the cheap eats list either. Traditional Moroccan cusine served family style on small, low tables. Belly dancers come out and perform every half hour or so.

Super high-end:

Joël Robuchon at MGM: The only restaurant in Las Vegas with 3 Michelin stars, and one of the best restaurants in the country. You can do prix fixe or degustation. We did the former our first time out, but decided to go for the full experience when we went back several years later. It's worth the extra expense, imo. I think the Degustation is around $400/pp, and then wine pairings are available for $200, $500, or $1000.

é by josé andrés at the Cosmopolitan: Located inside the Jaleo restaurant. You have to buy tickets to this one ($250/pp) because the entire restaurant only seats eight people, at a single counter. Seatings are at 5:30 and 8:30. They serve 15 courses, each prepared on the counter in front of you. Wine pairings are available. Incredibly creative take on Spanish cuisine, and my wife and I both agree this is our most memorable meal. We will definitely do it again when we go back.

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Re: Vegas on a budget

Post by karpems » Tue Dec 05, 2017 7:03 am

Thanks everyone!

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Re: Vegas on a budget

Post by oldcomputerguy » Tue Dec 05, 2017 7:08 am

Margaritaville, on the Strip inside Flamingo, right across the Strip from Bellagio. “Cheeseburger in Paradise”!
Anybody know why there's a 20-pound frozen turkey up in the light grid?

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Post by lazydavid » Tue Dec 05, 2017 9:57 am

oldcomputerguy wrote:
Tue Dec 05, 2017 7:08 am
Margaritaville, on the Strip inside Flamingo, right across the Strip from Bellagio. “Cheeseburger in Paradise”!
Cheeseburger in Paradise is actually a completely separate Buffet-owned restaurant. :D We used to have one by me, but it closed about 5 years ago. I heard a rumor that the Margaritaville on the strip is the most profitable restaurant in the country, bringing in as over $1M/night on the weekend. Don't know if that's true or not.

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Post by h82goslw » Tue Dec 05, 2017 10:03 am

SW in the Wynn hotel....best meal I’ve ever had and a great atmosphere/show while you dine.

I’ll second the recommendation of Hugo’s Cellar....had a great dinner there last year.

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Post by deanbrew » Tue Dec 05, 2017 1:40 pm

In 'n Out Burger: Need I say more?

Peppermill: A classic Vegas diner decorated in 70s/pimp chic. Lunch/Dinner are ok, breakfast is outstanding. Omlettes are expensive at $13-15, but are HUGE (5-6 eggs!) and fantastic.
These are the two that immediately came to mind. If the OP is a West Coaster, then he/she is already familiar with In 'N Out. If not, it is my favorite fast food place, and I always find one when I travel out west.

The Peppermill is retro, garish and cool. Worth stopping in and experiencing.
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Re: Vegas on a budget

Post by Minty » Tue Dec 05, 2017 1:51 pm

Mon Ami Gabi is fun.

Of all the burgers I've had (and I've had some) my favorite is at Smith & Wollensky. My experience is that even at dinner when it may not be on the menu they will serve it if you ask.

A fun Italian joint, sort of in the "Old, Local-ish Vegas" vein of the Peppermill is Casa Di Amore.

I also like the Oyster Bars at Harrah's and Palace Station.
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Post by sterlingcooper05 » Tue Dec 05, 2017 2:05 pm

Hash House a Go Go at the Linq. Portions are HUGE and reasonably priced.

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Post by lazydavid » Tue Dec 05, 2017 2:15 pm

Minty wrote:
Tue Dec 05, 2017 1:51 pm
Of all the burgers I've had (and I've had some) my favorite is at Smith & Wollensky. My experience is that even at dinner when it may not be on the menu they will serve it if you ask.
Smith & Wollensky is gone.

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Post by oldcomputerguy » Tue Dec 05, 2017 2:21 pm

lazydavid wrote:
Tue Dec 05, 2017 9:57 am
oldcomputerguy wrote:
Tue Dec 05, 2017 7:08 am
Margaritaville, on the Strip inside Flamingo, right across the Strip from Bellagio. “Cheeseburger in Paradise”!
Cheeseburger in Paradise is actually a completely separate Buffet-owned restaurant. :D We used to have one by me, but it closed about 5 years ago. I heard a rumor that the Margaritaville on the strip is the most profitable restaurant in the country, bringing in as over $1M/night on the weekend. Don't know if that's true or not.
Hm. Didn’t know there was such a restaurant. I was just referring to the great burgers there. :beer
Anybody know why there's a 20-pound frozen turkey up in the light grid?

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Post by Minty » Tue Dec 05, 2017 2:23 pm

lazydavid wrote:
Tue Dec 05, 2017 2:15 pm
Minty wrote:
Tue Dec 05, 2017 1:51 pm
Of all the burgers I've had (and I've had some) my favorite is at Smith & Wollensky. My experience is that even at dinner when it may not be on the menu they will serve it if you ask.
Smith & Wollensky is gone.
Thanks, I did not know that. But it is coming back supposedly. https://www.smithandwollensky.com/our-r ... las-vegas/
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Re: Vegas on a budget

Post by frequentT » Tue Dec 05, 2017 2:31 pm

Check out Bahama Breeze

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Re: Vegas on a budget

Post by ln09348 » Tue Dec 05, 2017 2:36 pm

3 day trip to Vegas to relax, do we need a rental car? are everything in the walking distance?

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Post by deanbrew » Tue Dec 05, 2017 2:47 pm

ln09348 wrote:
Tue Dec 05, 2017 2:36 pm
3 day trip to Vegas to relax, do we need a rental car? are everything in the walking distance?
If you plan to stay in town, you won't need a rental car. The hotels and casinos are LONG distances apart, though, so it takes a lot of walking. There are also monorail and bus options, as well as Uber, Lyft and taxis. I would recommend going to the old downtown area, now called Freemont Street. You will need to take a bus, Uber, Lyft or cab there.
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Post by Doom&Gloom » Tue Dec 05, 2017 2:50 pm

ln09348 wrote:
Tue Dec 05, 2017 2:36 pm
3 day trip to Vegas to relax, do we need a rental car? are everything in the walking distance?
Completely depends upon where you are staying and what you consider "everything" and "walking distance" to be.

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Post by mega317 » Wed Dec 06, 2017 12:33 am

I agree, no car. Traffic can be tough, parking annoying. You'll save time with Uber/taxi, and money with a bus. I find it refreshing to walk the long distances after sitting for a long time eating, gambling, watching sports, etc.

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Post by spitty » Wed Dec 06, 2017 8:42 am

We were in Vegas 2 weeks ago and our favorite meal was at Alize, top level of the Palms. Fantastic service with super view of the city. We also stayed at Bellagio and had a rental car since we drove --all MGM properties charge $15/night parking. If flying in and staying on the strip I wouldn't have a car. BTW the Bellagio is HUGE (3900 rms) and it seemed pretty full. So lots of peeps everywhere, waiting on elevators, and walking. Three nights was plenty. Having a car we took day trips to Red Rocks canyon (20 miles) and Hoover dam (35 miles)--both worth it. RR was free with my lifetime senior pass, lol! South rim of the Grand Canyon is about 5-6 hr drive and may have snow; north rim is closed for winter.

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Post by buccimane » Wed Dec 06, 2017 10:23 am

Battista's Hole in the Wall.. unlimited wine and garlic bread + a entree for $23-$40. Plus an accordion player who takes request :sharebeer
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Post by hicabob » Wed Dec 06, 2017 10:57 am

Doom&Gloom wrote:
Tue Dec 05, 2017 2:50 pm
ln09348 wrote:
Tue Dec 05, 2017 2:36 pm
3 day trip to Vegas to relax, do we need a rental car? are everything in the walking distance?
Completely depends upon where you are staying and what you consider "everything" and "walking distance" to be.
I'm not sure why but walking can be deceptive in Vegas. Things look much closer than they are. Relatively clear desert air + huge buildings perhaps?

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Post by f35phixer » Wed Dec 06, 2017 11:52 am

buccimane wrote:
Wed Dec 06, 2017 10:23 am
Battista's Hole in the Wall.. unlimited wine and garlic bread + a entree for $23-$40. Plus an accordion player who takes request :sharebeer
We were just there two week ago. Used to be our favorite diver , not any more.... Gone down hill .

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Post by buccimane » Wed Dec 06, 2017 1:41 pm

f35phixer wrote:
Wed Dec 06, 2017 11:52 am
buccimane wrote:
Wed Dec 06, 2017 10:23 am
Battista's Hole in the Wall.. unlimited wine and garlic bread + a entree for $23-$40. Plus an accordion player who takes request :sharebeer
We were just there two week ago. Used to be our favorite diver , not any more.... Gone down hill .
That's a shame.. I wouldn't recommend Battista's to typical tourists- but if budgeting is the topic, it is hard to beat their portions + booze deal.
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Post by Cycle » Wed Dec 06, 2017 2:09 pm

Camping at Zion national park is a good value. Grand canyon north rim is a good 2nd option.

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Post by lazydavid » Wed Dec 06, 2017 3:22 pm

Cycle wrote:
Wed Dec 06, 2017 2:09 pm
Camping at Zion national park is a good value. Grand canyon north rim is a good 2nd option.
It's often helpful to read at least the first post in a thread before replying with something totally irrelevant to the topic.

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Post by soccerdad12 » Wed Dec 06, 2017 3:54 pm

Gangnam Asian BBQ. If you like Korean BBQ this place was great and not that expensive. It wasn't on the strip so you will have to drive or uber there. Everything was fresh and the service was excellent.

https://www.yelp.com/biz/gangnam-asian- ... Korean+BBQ

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Post by ubermax » Wed Dec 06, 2017 5:38 pm

If your goal is to truly do Vegas on a budget , then I'd skip Bellagio and Four Seasons ; DW and I could get comped at either Caesar's or Aria through family connection, we're not high rollers but we rent a car and stay at Hampton Inn Red Rock - assuming you get a car rental , I'd recommend heading out to Summerlin and trying Egg Works for breakfast and either/both Grape Street Café and/or Lazy Dog for lunch/dinner .

Enjoy the trip !! Good Luck !!

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Post by Atilla » Wed Dec 06, 2017 6:00 pm

Since you're staying at Four Seasons - Charlie Palmer steak house has had unadvertised/weekly specials that can be quite a bargain considering the quality of the place - be sure to ask the concierge or do some research.
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Post by LarryAllen » Wed Dec 06, 2017 6:16 pm

It's not the cheapest but El Dorado Cantina is the best Mexican place. Funky location but well worth the awkwardness of the location.

There is nothing cheap and decent near the strip. Lots of deals downtown but I personally don't like downtown.

Secret Pizza at the Cosmo is sort of fun for a quick slice of pizza. You got to find it though.

So many great restaurants there. Just go big. It's only a week. Live it up.

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Post by KyleAAA » Wed Dec 06, 2017 6:36 pm

Fremont Street Experience is still quite cheap.

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Post by Doom&Gloom » Wed Dec 06, 2017 6:51 pm

KyleAAA wrote:
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Fremont Street Experience is still quite cheap.
In every sense of the word.

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Post by Kenkat » Wed Dec 06, 2017 7:09 pm

hicabob wrote:
Wed Dec 06, 2017 10:57 am
Doom&Gloom wrote:
Tue Dec 05, 2017 2:50 pm
ln09348 wrote:
Tue Dec 05, 2017 2:36 pm
3 day trip to Vegas to relax, do we need a rental car? are everything in the walking distance?
Completely depends upon where you are staying and what you consider "everything" and "walking distance" to be.
I'm not sure why but walking can be deceptive in Vegas. Things look much closer than they are. Relatively clear desert air + huge buildings perhaps?
Yes, “across the street” can be a 1/2 mile walk!

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Post by deanbrew » Wed Dec 06, 2017 7:42 pm

Doom&Gloom wrote:
Wed Dec 06, 2017 6:51 pm
KyleAAA wrote:
Wed Dec 06, 2017 6:36 pm
Fremont Street Experience is still quite cheap.
In every sense of the word.
Yeah, but I would consider it a must if you have never been to Vegas. Or even if you have. I go to Fremont Street every time I go to Vegas. It's cool to see the old casinos, with the low ceilings and seedier atmosphere.
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Post by runner3081 » Thu Dec 07, 2017 1:10 pm

LarryAllen wrote:
Wed Dec 06, 2017 6:16 pm
Secret Pizza at the Cosmo is sort of fun for a quick slice of pizza. You got to find it though.
+2

Also, if you just want cheap Subway or similar, you can head towards the airport and there are a few strip malls out there.

There is also a White Castle center strip now, I believe.

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Re: Vegas on a budget

Post by lazydavid » Thu Dec 07, 2017 3:38 pm

runner3081 wrote:
Thu Dec 07, 2017 1:10 pm
There is also a White Castle center strip now, I believe.
Yes, it's inside Casino Royale. Why anyone would eat at White Castle is beyond me, but it is in fact there.

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Re: Vegas on a budget

Post by ubermax » Thu Dec 07, 2017 4:00 pm

For a dinner splurge I'd highly recommend the Old Homestead restaurant at Caesar's ; the steak is fantastic and what they're known for but they have a full menu .

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Re: Vegas on a budget

Post by runner3081 » Thu Dec 07, 2017 4:48 pm

lazydavid wrote:
Thu Dec 07, 2017 3:38 pm
runner3081 wrote:
Thu Dec 07, 2017 1:10 pm
There is also a White Castle center strip now, I believe.
Yes, it's inside Casino Royale. Why anyone would eat at White Castle is beyond me, but it is in fact there.
It is a novelty, west coast folks have likely heard of it, but never eaten there.

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