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February 2, 2007
The Buffet at the Bellagio is amazing! Plan your visit ahead of time since there is often a line-up at mean times.Buffets are popular at most Las Vegas Casinos; however the Bellagio Buffet is outstanding. It is several notches above all the others. The food choice is enormous. For those that have difficulty in making up their mid, this is a bad place to be!
The food is top quality for a buffet. You can tell by looking at he food that freshness and cleanliness are a top priority.The meats, cheeses, pastas, vegetables, Mexican food, seafood, desserts and vegetable / salads bars are abundant. There is a wide variety of international foods.
The buffet is a little more expensive than at other hotels in Las Vegas, however it is well worth the experience. It is one price for adults and one price for children. You pay on entry. You walk around and choose your own food from the various food bars. Waiters and waitresses take your order for drinks. A tip is appreciated for the table waiting staff. Busboys continually remove items no longer needed from the table. Highly recommended!
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Think "Bellagio opulence," and then think "Vegas buffet." The two images don’t go together, do they?
Well, technically, this is a buffet in Las Vegas, but before you vomit at that thought, get that image out of your head, because The Bellagio Buffet is more appropriately described as "fine dining, self-served." You will never find a $7.99 prime rib dinner here. Actually, forget prime rib—that’s not good enough for the Bellagio—instead, try the world’s most tender and expensive meat, Kobe beef, or perhaps some rack of lamb, free-range turkey, or beef Wellington.
These most expensive foods are only available for the Gourmet Buffet on Fridays and Saturdays. For $33.95 per person, you can eat more worth that that just in pre-cracked Alaskan King Crab Legs. Note: don’t plan on comfortably walking anywhere after this meal!
My boyfriend and I went right before dinner on a Friday, when the waiting line hadn’t started forming yet. We were almost turned off by the steep price because the first sign we saw advertised the dinner at $25. At our hesitation, the employees gladly let us check out the food before we decided to pay. One glance at the crab legs was all the convincing we needed! I have serious doubts that anyone could find better-tasting fine foods, at such a variety, for this much money, anywhere else in the world. If Vegas didn’t have so many other restaurants to sample, I would just eat every meal here.
A sampling of the food that I remember:
-Seafood included various preparations of jumbo shrimp, oysters, scallops, mussels, swordfish, and many other fishes. Our favorite seafood dish was a shrimp/oyster/scallop combination in a garlic butter broth.
-Pizza flavors included four-cheese, Hawaiian, chicken/bacon/cheddar, seafood, cheese, pepperoni, and mushroom, respectively. The thin crust, texture, and flavor made for some of the best pizzas I've ever had. (If a picky eater doesn’t want to try all the fancy foods, at least he or she can have a really good cheese pizza).
-Large selection of exotic cheeses and unique hors d'oeuvres. Not my kind of food.
-A whole section devoted to various sushi rolls, Asian noodles, and stir-frys. Not so great for low-carb diets.
-Fruit/salad bar with Caesar and two other unusual types of salad. I tried the Caesar, but it seemed to have finely crushed nuts in it, which ruined it for me.
-The desserts were all artistically presented. My favorites were a dessert cup layered with chocolate truffle, chocolate mousse, and whipped cream, and the chocolate raspberry truffle pie.
The Bellagio Buffet has no dress code. The attire spans the gamut from casual street clothes to brides still in their wedding gowns. I doubt reservations are accepted, because a long line had formed by the time we left. No matter how small your Las Vegas budget is, every trip to Las Vegas should include at least one meal at The Bellagio Buffet.
From journal Getting the Most Out of My Money in Las Vegas
February 28, 2005
Stand-out items included the cold shrimp (large) and prime rib (spice encrusted). Items included two kinds of sushi rolls, mashed sweet potatoes, pesto mashed potatoes, salmon, swordfish, stuffed chicken, roasted turkey, cranberry dressing, glazed carrots, made-to-order omelets, all traditional breakfast foods, Thai-style mussels, gourmet pizza, soups, four types of "gourmet" salad, fresh raspberries, gourmet cheeses and olives, and many types of desserts. The shrimp and prime rib were definitely the two popular items from looking at others’ plates. Most people appeared to have chosen the champagne option.
Like most Vegas casinos, Keno can be played here. Ladies, you may want to use the restrooms just outside of the buffet, as there are only two stalls inside the restaurant and with that comes a long line and infrequent cleaning.
From journal Long Weekend in Vegas, Baby!
San Antonio, Texas
April 5, 2004
From journal Turning 21 in Vegas