Saving You Money In Las Vegas
By Steve Kieva
The restaurants at Aliante Casino Hotel & Spa offer some great specials and some low priced meal options. At Bistro 57 they have a Happy Hour from 4-6 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday. All pizzas and pastas are half price. At The Salted Lime, they have the longest Happy Hour in Las Vegas. From 3 to 10 p.m. on Sunday-Thursday and 3 p.m. until midnight on Friday and Saturday they offer appetizers for only $2, cocktails at $3, MEGAritas for $4 and Bud Light drafts for $3. Medley buffet offers a $15.99 steak night every Saturday night. The buffet features grilled ribeye steaks. In addition to the steaks, beef lovers will also find steamship round of beef, carne asada, sirloin steaks, mandarin beef and BBQ beef ribs.
At Farm, they offer a 24-hour $12.95 steak and shrimp special. Farm also has some very low prices on entree’s. The “meatloaf tower” served with onion strings, mashed potatoes and veggies is only $10. Spaghetti & meatballs with garlic bread is $8. A traditional turkey dinner with all the trimmings is just $10 and a T-Bone steak dinner served with two sides is $13. The restaurant is open 24/7 and offers a special “Moonlight Menu from 11 p.m.- 6 a.m.
The Skyline Casino in Henderson now offers their World Famous Prime Rib dinner for only $6.95. It’s served from 11 a.m.-11 p.m. daily. Skyline also offers the highly touted $1.49 shrimp cocktail served at the main bar. They also offer 99 cent margarita’s. Skyline has been offering a selection of $4.95 dinner specials monthly. Be sure to check them out.
Recently opened Chayo Mexican Kitchen & Tequila Bar at Linq has some great specials. All drinks are 2-for-1 and draft beers are $4 during daily happy hour from 4 to 7 p.m. Taco Tuesday specials include half-priced tacos and 2-for-1 house margaritas. Late night happy hour is from 10 p.m. to midnight Friday-Saturday. All drinks are 2-for-1 and get a free Corona with shot of Sauza Blue.
EL Cortez on Fremont Street offers two free lounge shows. At The Parlour Lounge, John Brooks stars as Elvis Presley every Friday and Saturday night starting at 6 p.m. On Wednesday and Thursday, Peter Pavone sings the songs of Frank Sinatra and other songs of the vintage Vegas era. Show times are 8 p.m. until midnight on Wednesday and from 6 p.m.-10 p.m. on Thursday. Thursday night is also Champagne Night at the Parlour. It’s only $5 per glass. There is no cover charge for these shows and drinks are very reasonable. There is also a Small Bites menu available.
At the Casino Bar at Main Street Station, you can get a micro brew for just $1.75. Chose from High Roller Gold, Royal Red Lager, Marker Pale Ale and Black Chip Poker. Also at MSS, they offer a $10.99 champagne brunch every Saturday and Sunday from 7 a.m.- 3 p.m.
Ellis Island restaurant serves a king cut prime rib for just $12.99. It’s served with a baked potato, a root beer or a regular beer. Another great special is penne pasta with jumbo shrimp for $12.99. Chicken parmesan with pasta and garlic bread is $9.49. You can also get a basket of steak fries for $2.99.
The Cortez Room at Gold Coast serves up a massive bone-in prime rib for just $26. I personally have never encountered a piece of prime rib I couldn’t finish until I attempted this monster. It was just impossible to finish but it did make for great leftovers.
Fuego Steakhouse at Fiesta Henderson has a $27 price fix menu. It’s three courses that includes salad or soup, choice of four entree’s and dessert. The restaurant also features a pan seared ribeye marinated in cilantro and garlic for $34.