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#101 Post by Andrew Kotowski » August 6th, 2019, 12:58 pm

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Thanks Mark. I called and they said $35/bottle max of two can’t be same wine/vintage as on their list.
That’s pretty typical, from what I’ve seen. Call and confirm the wine before you go though; I looked online and (Delmonico) didn’t have one of the bottles I brought listed, but when I arrived, it was on a “100 Pointers” insert. I was able to name drop and talk my way out of it (brought a Bionic Frog, as well), but was a pain in the rear.
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#102 Post by Ryan A » August 6th, 2019, 1:07 pm

Thanks- great advice
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#103 Post by joz€f p1nxten » August 8th, 2019, 7:22 am

Will be heading on an Arizona / LA trip in December / January with my wife. We'll be in LV for 2 nights (one of which is NYE unfortunately). From what I can see on here, the following options look good:

Lamaii
Sparrow & Wolf

Both more adventurous cooking? If you come across anything else in the genre, let me know. BYOB not an option as we are flying cross-atlantic....
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#104 Post by Ryan A » August 8th, 2019, 8:02 am

Josef- If you want to buy something in the US, you can always have it delivered to your hotel from the store.

I live in AZ- happy to help with anything you need (things to do, restaurants, day trips, etc).
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#105 Post by joz€f p1nxten » August 8th, 2019, 8:34 am

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Josef- If you want to buy something in the US, you can always have it delivered to your hotel from the store.

I live in AZ- happy to help with anything you need (things to do, restaurants, day trips, etc).
Thank you Ryan. A good idea on having wine delivered to a hotel, never done that in my life... just need to find a good BYOB in Las Vegas then!

Other than that, I just need to figure out a couple of restaurants in Las Vegas and LA. We will be travelling mostly in Arizona and part of Utah, in more remote locations, where there will not be that many options I guess. It's not a wine focused trip :-)
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#107 Post by Andrew Kotowski » August 8th, 2019, 8:52 am

joz€f p1nxten wrote:
August 8th, 2019, 7:22 am
Will be heading on an Arizona / LA trip in December / January with my wife. We'll be in LV for 2 nights (one of which is NYE unfortunately). From what I can see on here, the following options look good:

Lamaii
Sparrow & Wolf

Both more adventurous cooking? If you come across anything else in the genre, let me know. BYOB not an option as we are flying cross-atlantic....
Have to laugh audibly here, as they’re two of my favorites... but to see “best of Las Vegas” and think two restaurants next to each other 15 mins off the Strip, in a strip mall known for its discount Macy’s furniture warehouse IS funny :)
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#108 Post by joz€f p1nxten » August 8th, 2019, 9:05 am

Andrew Kotowski wrote:
August 8th, 2019, 8:52 am
joz€f p1nxten wrote:
August 8th, 2019, 7:22 am
Will be heading on an Arizona / LA trip in December / January with my wife. We'll be in LV for 2 nights (one of which is NYE unfortunately). From what I can see on here, the following options look good:

Lamaii
Sparrow & Wolf

Both more adventurous cooking? If you come across anything else in the genre, let me know. BYOB not an option as we are flying cross-atlantic....
Have to laugh audibly here, as they’re two of my favorites... but to see “best of Las Vegas” and think two restaurants next to each other 15 mins off the Strip, in a strip mall known for its discount Macy’s furniture warehouse IS funny :)
No idea, never been there, there were just 2 restaurants recommended here, and as generally, taste in wine accompanies taste in food, I do have good confidence that they will be at a minimum decent :-).

Anyway, we will be walking around in LV just for the experience, but food wise, I prefer something more local to the tourist restaurants on the strip. Again, never been there, so we'll see and maybe I will be completely wrong. It will definitely be different from our August holiday in Fixin (France)...
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#109 Post by David Goerisch » August 8th, 2019, 1:07 pm

Love Bazaar Meats. We've been four or five times.

In my opinion the secret to avoiding a second mortgage is to not order the giant steaks. We order numerous items from the first page of the menu. Any of the items on the "Some Little Starters" part of the menu, but particularly the cotton candy foie gras, the modern and traditional olives, and either of the croquetas. We always get the Jamon Iberico de Bellota - pricey at $70 but so good and a generous portion. Make sure you add the tomato bread with the Bellota. There are also some amazing items under the "More Meats" section on the second page of the menu. The wagyu beef cheeks are amazing, as is the braised lamb neck. And you can't miss the Buttered Potato Puree, which he used to call the Robuchon potatoes, but apparently they received a cease and desist letter. Whatever they're called, they rock!

Another great way to go is that they offer a seasonal tasting menu that they don't push in the restaurant. (The menus are available on the SLS website.) The summer menu is $80. We had a similar menu last time we went and added on the Bellota ham and tomato bread.

As for wine, make sure you chat with the somm. They have a robust Coravin program that is not always listed on the menu. We had several awesome wines last time (I'll have to go through my pictures and see if I can recall what they were) for very fair prices, particularly considering Vegas pricing.

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#110 Post by Ryan A » August 8th, 2019, 1:39 pm

David- Love it! Thank you so very much- now I am even more excited. I have a couple of nice bottles I am bringing and will follow your lead on the Coravin and/or suggestions the Somm pulls out (seems like a nice guy over the phone). Thank for the awesome detail and suggestions.
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#111 Post by Colin Haggerty » August 10th, 2019, 4:57 pm

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Last visit to Bardot (late May) was disappointing. The food was fine but nothing more. The staff were arguing with each other (or so we thought due to body language and open animated “conversations”) and the service was lacking. I’ve recommended it before but won’t again. We go to Vegas about once a year and it is “off the list”; too many other options.

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It is sad to hear that you did not have a good experience at your last Bardot Brasserie visit. We live in Las Vegas and it is perhaps our favorite restaurant. We dine there frequently. Last March we did a private Léoville-Las Cases vertical there, which I wrote up in CellarTracker. They did a spectacular job.

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#112 Post by F.Daner » August 11th, 2019, 1:49 pm

We loved Carbone in Aria. Veal Parm, Spicy Rigatoni and the meatballs. Great vibe and solid BTG list and cocktails. Over delivers for the $ for Vegas. I'll be going back in Feb.
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#113 Post by Colin Haggerty » August 12th, 2019, 8:19 am

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We loved Carbone in Aria. Veal Parm, Spicy Rigatoni and the meatballs. Great vibe and solid BTG list and cocktails. Over delivers for the $ for Vegas. I'll be going back in Feb.
I'll second that. Carbone is one of our favorites. The food and atmosphere are great. Although seasonal based upon the heirloom tomatoes, the caprese salad is amazing. They will warn you that it takes a little extra time, because the mozzarella is made to order!

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#114 Post by Joe Dulworth » August 12th, 2019, 8:57 am

I've eaten at Carbone twice. First time it flat out sucked. Second time it was really good. YMMV.
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#115 Post by John Davis » August 13th, 2019, 5:40 am

Also had a good meal at Carbone. We’ve only been once but it was very good.

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#116 Post by joz€f p1nxten » October 2nd, 2019, 9:07 am

Do the people living in Las Vegas think you need to book restaurants for NYE well in advance?
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#117 Post by Matt Latuchie » October 2nd, 2019, 9:38 am

Depends on the restaurant, I guess. What do you have in mind?
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#118 Post by James Todd » October 3rd, 2019, 7:55 am

Like Matt says it depends on the restaurant but a lot of the high end strip restaurants you need to reserve one to multiple weeks in advance for a normal weekend night. NYE gets crazy with how many people come to Vegas.

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#119 Post by Christine Courtney » October 16th, 2019, 5:55 am

First post, but as a Las Vegas local wanted to give one more restaurant suggestion not yet mentioned:

Some were asking about spectacular restaurants in Las Vegas:
To those in the Picasso-Robuchon-Guy Savoy-Twist range ($$$$), you have to try E by Jose Andres. It is a 9 seat restaurant within Jaleo at Cosmopolitan, so works for small groups, couples or singles, as each seat is sold separately online ahead of time (I think they open the reservation blocks 3 months ahead, dark on Mondays), with either a 5:30 or 8:30 seating. I just went there for my 50th birthday with friends/family and it was the most amazing dining experience of my life. The menu is updated frequently, comprised of 20-25 courses in a tapas style, each created/finished in front of you as part of the culinary"show". They accommodate many types of dietary restrictions as well. The corkage is $50 for 2 bottles, they also have 3 levels of wine parings and a spanish-heavy wine list. Not your everyday spot for sure, but well-worth it at least once in your life!

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#120 Post by MBerto » October 24th, 2019, 9:08 am

Going to LoS in 2 weeks. What should I order?
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#121 Post by M.Kaplan » October 24th, 2019, 10:11 am

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Going to LoS in 2 weeks. What should I order?
How many people?
Nam kao todd, chicken wings, beef jerky, northern (pork) larb, steak koi soi (tartare), duck khao soi, whole deep fried lobster if there are sufficient people to eat it, otherwise garlic prawns (which are cooked the same way), soft shell crab salad, whole fried catfish with lime, peanuts and cashews...
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#122 Post by MBerto » October 24th, 2019, 1:34 pm

That's all?
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#123 Post by GregP » October 24th, 2019, 4:47 pm

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That's all?
There is only so much 2 people can eat in one sitting.
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#124 Post by M.Kaplan » October 25th, 2019, 7:51 am

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That's all?
There is only so much 2 people can eat in one sitting.
That's why I omitted dessert. Mango with sticky rice and coconut ice cream.
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#125 Post by MBerto » October 25th, 2019, 12:52 pm

There will be 4 of us. Big boys too.
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#126 Post by M.Kaplan » October 25th, 2019, 1:33 pm

If you want the whole lobster, call them a few days in advance to make sure they have one for you.
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#127 Post by joz€f p1nxten » October 29th, 2019, 7:04 am

So my trip to the US including Las Vegas is getting closer. As one of the evenings is on NYE, do you need to book well in advance? Was planning to book early December, or is that too late?

My wife is pregnant so wine will be less of an option unfortunately.

Still considering Lamaii + Sparrow & Wolf, but this Carbone also looks nice (and my wife loves Italian).
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#128 Post by John Davis » October 29th, 2019, 12:26 pm

joz€f p1nxten wrote:
October 29th, 2019, 7:04 am
So my trip to the US including Las Vegas is getting closer. As one of the evenings is on NYE, do you need to book well in advance? Was planning to book early December, or is that too late?

My wife is pregnant so wine will be less of an option unfortunately.

Still considering Lamaii + Sparrow & Wolf, but this Carbone also looks nice (and my wife loves Italian).
Yes, reserve much sooner than early December. I have never been to NYE but have been to the first weekend of the NCAA men’s b-ball tourney and the Super Bowl. They are all very busy and we reserved months in advance.
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#129 Post by A. Mishaan » November 2nd, 2019, 7:46 am

Anyone been to the new Sushi Kame in Chinatown? Heading to Vegas next week and always like to try the off-strip legit sushi places of the moment.

Also curious about La Monja and Hatsumi at Fergusons Downtown. Any other new finds would be welcome. Thanks.

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#130 Post by MBerto » November 4th, 2019, 7:06 am

Report on LoS: Still good

Nam Kao Tod and Duck Khao Soi are really special.
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#131 Post by joz€f p1nxten » November 5th, 2019, 3:26 am

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Yes, reserve much sooner than early December. I have never been to NYE but have been to the first weekend of the NCAA men’s b-ball tourney and the Super Bowl. They are all very busy and we reserved months in advance.
Thanks I booked Sparrow & Wolf for NYE. Not exactly prime location, but looks like a "local" experience et food seems good.

For the other evening, we'll go for something on the strip (Carbone? My wife adores Italian).
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#132 Post by Matt Latuchie » November 11th, 2019, 12:31 pm

A. Mishaan wrote:
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Anyone been to the new Sushi Kame in Chinatown? Heading to Vegas next week and always like to try the off-strip legit sushi places of the moment.

Also curious about La Monja and Hatsumi at Fergusons Downtown. Any other new finds would be welcome. Thanks.

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Haven't been to Kame yet, but a coworker of mine that used to live in Kyoto says it's one of the 2-3 best sushi spots in town. Omikase is $195, Kaiseki is $350 - both have to be booked a minimum of 3 days in advance.
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#133 Post by Matt Latuchie » November 11th, 2019, 12:32 pm

joz€f p1nxten wrote:
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Yes, reserve much sooner than early December. I have never been to NYE but have been to the first weekend of the NCAA men’s b-ball tourney and the Super Bowl. They are all very busy and we reserved months in advance.
Thanks I booked Sparrow & Wolf for NYE. Not exactly prime location, but looks like a "local" experience et food seems good.

For the other evening, we'll go for something on the strip (Carbone? My wife adores Italian).
I would plan to stop next door at Lamaii for a drink or two. Their wine list is the best in town and their food is wonderful if you're in the mood for modern Thai.
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#134 Post by Paul Jaouen » November 11th, 2019, 1:33 pm

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November 11th, 2019, 12:31 pm
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November 2nd, 2019, 7:46 am
Anyone been to the new Sushi Kame in Chinatown? Heading to Vegas next week and always like to try the off-strip legit sushi places of the moment.

Also curious about La Monja and Hatsumi at Fergusons Downtown. Any other new finds would be welcome. Thanks.

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Haven't been to Kame yet, but a coworker of mine that used to live in Kyoto says it's one of the 2-3 best sushi spots in town. Omikase is $195, Kaiseki is $350 - both have to be booked a minimum of 3 days in advance.
It's not new. They just moved from a strip mall much farther away. On page 1 of this thread I recommended it. My favorite sushi place in Vegas. Although I haven't been to the new spot, I'm sure it is still great. Omakase in their old location was $165. $195 is still very very good compared to what you pay for similar in NYC. And now you'll save a few bucks on Uber [wow.gif]
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#135 Post by Matt Latuchie » November 11th, 2019, 1:39 pm

Their recent relocation sparked renewed interest around town along with some confusion - Eater Vegas lists it on their hot restaurant list right now and poorly describe it as, "A new Japanese restaurant in Chinatown promises high-end kaiseke and omakase dining experiences at the Lotus mixed-use building at the corner of Spring Mountain Road and Procyon Street. Sushi Kame brings with multi-course, multi-hour dinners."
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#136 Post by A. Mishaan » November 11th, 2019, 5:40 pm

Paul Jaouen wrote:
November 11th, 2019, 1:33 pm
Matt Latuchie wrote:
November 11th, 2019, 12:31 pm
A. Mishaan wrote:
November 2nd, 2019, 7:46 am
Anyone been to the new Sushi Kame in Chinatown? Heading to Vegas next week and always like to try the off-strip legit sushi places of the moment.

Also curious about La Monja and Hatsumi at Fergusons Downtown. Any other new finds would be welcome. Thanks.

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Haven't been to Kame yet, but a coworker of mine that used to live in Kyoto says it's one of the 2-3 best sushi spots in town. Omikase is $195, Kaiseki is $350 - both have to be booked a minimum of 3 days in advance.
It's not new. They just moved from a strip mall much farther away. On page 1 of this thread I recommended it. My favorite sushi place in Vegas. Although I haven't been to the new spot, I'm sure it is still great. Omakase in their old location was $165. $195 is still very very good compared to what you pay for similar in NYC. And now you'll save a few bucks on Uber [wow.gif]
Oh interesting. Then I'm pretty sure I was at the original one. It was a separate omakase counter in the back of a neighborhood Japanese place, right?

Well, we are going to the new place Thursday so we'll see how it is.
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#137 Post by Paul Jaouen » November 12th, 2019, 4:38 am

Yes. It was in the back of a neighborhood sushi place. Maybe 10 seats total. Please report back on your Thursday dinner.
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#138 Post by joz€f p1nxten » November 12th, 2019, 10:03 am

Matt Latuchie wrote:
November 11th, 2019, 12:32 pm
joz€f p1nxten wrote:
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John Davis wrote:
October 29th, 2019, 12:26 pm
Yes, reserve much sooner than early December. I have never been to NYE but have been to the first weekend of the NCAA men’s b-ball tourney and the Super Bowl. They are all very busy and we reserved months in advance.
Thanks I booked Sparrow & Wolf for NYE. Not exactly prime location, but looks like a "local" experience et food seems good.

For the other evening, we'll go for something on the strip (Carbone? My wife adores Italian).
I would plan to stop next door at Lamaii for a drink or two. Their wine list is the best in town and their food is wonderful if you're in the mood for modern Thai.
Thanks Matt - unfortunately (drinks wise at least), my wife is pregnant, so lots of wine / drinks will not be on our list, but if next door, why not!
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#139 Post by Steve Crawford » November 15th, 2019, 1:12 pm

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Anyone been to the new Sushi Kame in Chinatown? Heading to Vegas next week and always like to try the off-strip legit sushi places of the moment.

Also curious about La Monja and Hatsumi at Fergusons Downtown. Any other new finds would be welcome. Thanks.

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#140 Post by GregP » November 21st, 2019, 12:31 pm

Original Lotus of Siam will have a soft re-opening first week of December, for now lunch only on weekdays and dinner on Sat-Sun. And will have a free shuttle to ferry you to the Flamingo location when wait times are too long. Should be interesting to see how this works out.
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#141 Post by A. Mishaan » November 24th, 2019, 11:40 am

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Yes. It was in the back of a neighborhood sushi place. Maybe 10 seats total. Please report back on your Thursday dinner.
We had our omakase dinner at Sushi Kame last week. The new location is super convenient, a five minute ride from the Wynn where we were staying. There is a nice little bar at the front with a very friendly bartender, and some interesting modern cocktails on the list. The main restaurant is pretty big (by normal, not Vegas, standards).

The Omakase counter is in the back. It was just us and another party of two. The Omakase experience was pretty similar to what I recall experiencing a couple of years back at the old location, which is to say excellent. We were sitting in front of the main chef (Kame I presume), who was friendly and chatty. At the beginning is a lobster sashimi served on the shell, with caviar and uni. Delicious, and not as over-the-top as it sounds. The fish was high quality and beautiful overall, and a nice selection. He very kindly pulled out some nodoguro, which came up because we were discussing our trip to Japan, and it is a specialty of Kanazawa, which we visited and loved. The service of the fish was a little faster than I prefer, possibly because he was only serving the two of us. Wine-wise, we focused on Champagne, although they seemed to be out of a bunch of stuff. We ended up with two half bottles of Laurent Perrier because they didn’t have the full bottle from the list. Overall an excellent meal, and a very good value compared to what we have to pay for that kind of meal in NYC.

Highly recommended. I’d really like to see an off-strip place like this be successful, and we will be back.
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#142 Post by A. Mishaan » November 24th, 2019, 11:52 am

Steve Crawford wrote:
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A. Mishaan wrote:
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Anyone been to the new Sushi Kame in Chinatown? Heading to Vegas next week and always like to try the off-strip legit sushi places of the moment.

Also curious about La Monja and Hatsumi at Fergusons Downtown. Any other new finds would be welcome. Thanks.

Al
tatsujin x is worth a try. not sushi. right next to palms.
We also ended up trying Tatsujin X. Thanks for the recommendation.

It’s a funny place. There were maybe 8-10 customers total while we were there, all at the counter surrounding the teppan. There are some choices on the set menu that revolves around the main protein. I chose the ribeye steak and my wife had the filet mignon (not something we usually order), and we were quite surprised that the filet substantially outshone the ribeye, which was not as unctuous as you want. But the real highlights were actually some of the “secondary” dishes. The crab omelet was spectacular. Like really amazing. One of the best egg dishes I’ve ever head. The small bowl of miso soup was also great. I had a sweet potato dessert that was something that I didn’t expect to like, but was also quite delicious. Overall a fun and quirky experience that we really enjoyed. Also quite a good value by Vegas standards. Pretty limited wine list, but we had a perfectly decent cab that went fine with the food.

FYI, reservations are by phone, and English is somewhat limited among the small staff.
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#143 Post by Steve Crawford » November 24th, 2019, 1:04 pm

my experience was pretty similar. i had the ny strip for the main, which was very good, but other dishes stole the show.
i had a reservation but beforehand wasn't sure they really 'took' it if that makes sense.
i wouldn't go here if you are looking to be wowed, but for money value compared to the strip, it is outstanding. plus the new palms is pretty cool and parlays well.

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#144 Post by A. Mishaan » November 24th, 2019, 8:12 pm

Funny. I had the same reaction about the reservation. I called from my cell, gave my name, that was it. No request for hotel, contact info or anything. Day of, I get a call on my cell to confirm. Obviously they had saved my cell number, but it was odd that none of it was mentioned. All's well that ends well.
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#145 Post by James Cross » November 25th, 2019, 10:03 am

Here is an FYI on the original LOS re-opening. They are adding a 3% surcharge to every check to help finance employee health insurance. You can refuse to pay, but the bill will be presented with the charge.

Vegas is big on fees these days: resort fees (what a crock), parking fees at casinos, fees at the airport. Not very consumer friendly.

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#146 Post by A. Mishaan » November 25th, 2019, 10:16 am

James Cross wrote:
November 25th, 2019, 10:03 am
Here is an FYI on the original LOS re-opening. They are adding a 3% surcharge to every check to help finance employee health insurance. You can refuse to pay, but the bill will be presented with the charge.

Vegas is big on fees these days: resort fees (what a crock), parking fees at casinos, fees at the airport. Not very consumer friendly.
These are private fees, not public, but the lack of a state income tax means they are constantly soaking the visitors. At some point people are going to stop coming. They may be reaching that point.

Wynn parking is still free BTW, including valet.

And don't get me started on 6-5 Blackjack.
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#147 Post by Paul Jaouen » November 25th, 2019, 11:40 am

Thanks Al. That first dish is what I had last time I was in the old place. I'm looking forward to trying the new place next year.
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#148 Post by George Hejna » November 29th, 2019, 5:04 pm

Really mediocre meal at L'atelier last night. Sent one crab dish back as it just tasted/tasted smelled off. Ordered the 1/2 pheasant ($70) and it was relatively tasteless. Blind I would have guessed turkey without a doubt. Mash potatoes were a tiny portion and warm at best.

Service was good.

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#149 Post by Brian Gilp » November 30th, 2019, 9:32 am

George Hejna wrote:
November 29th, 2019, 5:04 pm
Really mediocre meal at L'atelier last night. Sent one crab dish back as it just tasted/tasted smelled off. Ordered the 1/2 pheasant ($70) and it was relatively tasteless. Blind I would have guessed turkey without a doubt. Mash potatoes were a tiny portion and warm at best.

Service was good.

George
My most disappointing meals and worst dining experiences on the strip have all been on holidays, either thanksgiving or Christmas.

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#150 Post by WvanGorp » November 30th, 2019, 10:07 am

Maybe it’s me but I’ve never had a great meal at l’Atelier Vegas. The greatest insult was when the captain referred to canalè as candelabra. Sorta says it all. And he wasn’t trying to make a joke either. He was ignorant.
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