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Old 10-22-04, 02:31 PM
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Favorite Vegas Buffet?

Who has the best Vegas Buffet?
Old 10-22-04, 02:32 PM
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In terms of food, I like Excalibur a lot.

In terms of decor, the Luxor (food isn't bad either).

MGM Grand ain't bad, but whenever I'm there there's always a horrendous line.
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I liked the Mirage and The Rio the best out of the 6 or so I've tried.
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Best value for the dollar is at the Monte Carlo.
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15 foot long crab legs at Bellagio
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Originally posted by Groucho
In terms of food, I like Excalibur a lot.
Are you kidding? Everytime I ate there I was thoroughly disappointed with their food. But people do have different tastes.

The buffet at the Aladin had really good food. We were just kind of mad at the price, but I'm sure we got our money's worth.
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Bellagio w/o a doubt.
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Originally posted by Jonny2k1
Are you kidding? Everytime I ate there I was thoroughly disappointed with their food. But people do have different tastes.

The buffet at the Aladin had really good food. We were just kind of mad at the price, but I'm sure we got our money's worth.
Interesting. I didn't care for the Aladdin's buffet that much. It's been a while since I've been to either buffet, so things could have changed.
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Based on food selection and quality, Bellagio.

For the price, Flamingo.

I thought the Luxor buffet was pretty bad.

The coolest and most unusual decor would go to the remodeled Mirage buffet, "Cravings".
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What's "Cravings" like? Mirage Buffet used to be really bland and cafeteria like.
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I haven't been to a lot of them, but the Spice Market at the Aladdin was awesome!
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Originally posted by Gallant Pig
What's "Cravings" like? Mirage Buffet used to be really bland and cafeteria like.
Everything about it is different. I went just before the renovation (July '03) and again after the renovation (August '04).

The decor is very sleek and futuristic. The food stations all surround the large, single eating area. There is generally only one spot for each food (prime rib, crab legs, shrimp, etc), so that means you have to do a lot of walking to see the different kinds of food offered. There are a LOT of offerings, though. Lots of sushi, too. They even had fish tacos.

The food was good, overall. Very big improvement over what it used to be, but I still prefer the Bellagio for the price.
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Rio was pretty good.

The best bang for the buck was at Orleans.
$6.99 lunch buffet. no one else came close.
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Breakfast - Paris

Dinner - Bellagio

Stuff your gut - Rio
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Rio is seafood right? Or is that Mandalay?
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The MGM Grand's buffet is good.

But the Excalibur one has this drink called Horchata Ole (sp?)...it's like drinking rice pudding! I haven't been able to find that anywhere else.

Still want to try the gourmet one. Where is it - the Palms?
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Originally posted by DJLinus

Still want to try the gourmet one. Where is it - the Palms?
The Palms buffet was really bad when i went to it, but that was about a year and a half ago, might be better now.


Aladdin is expensive, but the food is great.
I thought the food at Bellagio could have been better, at least for the price. Was really disappointed in the Rio, just really bland food.
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I've heard the quality of the Rio buffet has dropped dramatically in the past year or two.
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Originally posted by heimerSWT
I've heard the quality of the Rio buffet has dropped dramatically in the past year or two.
I went there when I first turned 21. It sucked, big time. I liked the extreme variety, but the quality was not good at all.
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I am always amazed that people like the Bellagio's buffet. Maybe it is just to "fancified" for this hick, but each time I have eaten there, I was very disappointed.

So far the best for me was at Caesar's.
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So far the best for me was at Caesar's.
I ate there once and was most unimpressed.

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Originally posted by DJLinus
But the Excalibur one has this drink called Horchata Ole (sp?)...it's like drinking rice pudding! I haven't been able to find that anywhere else.
Horchata is a traditional mexican agua fresca drink.
You can find it at most authentic Mexican taquerias.
It reminds me of the milk left in your bowl after eating cinammon toast crunch.
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Breakfast - Paris

Others: I've found the MGM pretty decent ... of course, I've only eaten there on comped meals.

The best cheap buffet is the Orleans, IMO. No crab legs, but you do get the other usual suspects as well as crawfish.
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Originally posted by El Scorcho
15 foot long crab legs at Bellagio


Im calling bullshit on this one. 15 ft crab legs i need a pic of that.







IMo buffets are nasty. I cannot stand to eat that shit. I'd rather go to dennys.
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Originally posted by heimerSWT
I've heard the quality of the Rio buffet has dropped dramatically in the past year or two.
It seems to have declined a little, but the competition has also caught up with it so it's not as impressive as it used to be.

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