Here's our picks for buffet deals, happy hours, and late-night dining options:
Breakfast Buffet @ Bellagio
3600 S. Las Vegas Blvd.
Weekdays • 7:00am - 11:00am
At $15.95, the weekday Breakfast Buffet at Bellagio is a relatively inexpensive way to sample one of the best upscale buffets in town. If you get there early, (they open at 7am) there's no wait!
Happy Hour @ The Steakhouse (@ Circus Circus)
2880 S. Las Vegas Blvd.
Daily • 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Well-known as one of the best steakhouses in Vegas, The Circus Circus Steakhouse serves up some great Happy Hour tapas for $5 - $8.00. Check out the prosciutto-wrapped asparagus and marinated artichoke crostini for $6, oyster shooters for $7, or the “Hot Rock” Prime Rib Au Jus for $5.
Happy Hour @ The Palm Restaurant (@ Ceasar's Palace)
3500 S. Las Vegas Blvd., Suite A-7 (Forum Shops)
Weekdays • 4:30pm - 6:30pm / 9:30pm - Close
$1 - $3.50 Appetizers. During happy hour (early or late), you can practically steal some great gourmet bar food from one of Vegas's most classic upscale restaurants. To see the the Palm's Happy Hour Prime Bites Menu, click here.
Happy Hour @ Triple 7 Brewhouse (@ Main St. Station)
200 N. Main St.
Mon - Fri • 3:00pm - 6:00pm
$2 Well drinks, house wine, and select microbrews. $4.50 Appetizers - Wings, Mushrooms, Peel-n-eat Shrimp, California Roll, Calamari, and more. Basically, cheap bar food and cheap liquor. If you don't want anything fancy, this place is for you.
Mon Ami Gabi (@ Paris Hotel)
3655 S. Las Vegas Blvd.
Sun - Fri • 7:00am - 11:00pm, Sat • 7:00am - Midnight
Sit on the patio, eat rich French food, and watch the Bellagio fountains. Life doesn't get much better. It's pretty pricy, so bring your Gold Card....but the food is great, and you can't beat the location for people-watching. The mini French loaf and European butter is to die for!
4178 Koval Lane
Old school diner with good, cheap, home-style meals 24 hours a day. $6.99 Steak Dinner Special is one of the best deals in Vegas, but you have to ask for it....it's not on the menu.
Stratta (@ Wynn Resort)
3131 S. Las Vegas Blvd.
Late Dining: Thurs - Mon • 11:00pm - 6:00am
Upscale dining for night owls. A bit pricy, but if you're in the mood for a really nice Italian dinner in the middle of the night, this is your spot. Great tapas.
Mr. Lucky's 24/7 (@ Hard Rock Hotel)
4455 Paradise Rd.
If you hit this busy diner, check out the $7.77 "Gambler's Special". Includes a steak, choice of brocolli or potato, three grilled shrimp, and a salad. Served 24 hours. NOTE: Not on the menu...you have to ask for it.
Coronado Cafe (@ South Point Hotel)
9777 S. Las Vegas Blvd.
$12.95 Choice of 10 oz. Prime Rib or 16 oz. Porterhouse. Served with garden salad and choice of baked, mashed or french fried potato - served 24 hours.
Also excellent Graveyard specials (10pm-6am), including 7 oz. Steak and Eggs for $3.95, a 1/2lb burger and fries for $2.95, and a Pancake Sandwich for $2.45. It might take a little extra driving to get to South Point, but it's SO worth it!
2985 Las Vegas Blvd.
My fave. Always there, always open. Funky, loungy, "Old Vegas" type restaurant. A little pricy, but the food is good, and the portions are enormous. Menu is reminiscent of a slightly upscale version of Jerry's Deli in Los Angeles.
Sourdough Cafe (@ Arizona Charlie's - Decatur)
740 South Decatur Blvd.
If you really want cheap, here you go. Pretty Denny's-like, but the food's not bad, and it's super cheap. $3.99 Steak and eggs special is pretty decent for the price. If you have a Players Club Card, you can get it for $2.99.
Sourdough Cafe (@ Arizona Charlie's - Boulder)
4575 N. Boulder Highway
Basically the same as Decatur, but this location offers a $7.99 Prime rib and shrimp dinner.