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MGM Grand - Room service and the restaurants?

Kendal, England
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MGM Grand - Room service and the restaurants?


can anyone give me some advice on the restaurants and the room service at the MGM Grand.

Quality and cost.. and how does it compair to other places on the strip.

Many thanks.

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1. Re: MGM Grand - Room service and the restaurants?

MGM is the biggest hotel in Vegas and has a huge variety of eating places to cover all tastes and budgets. You could, if you so wished, easily stay there for a few days and eat well without leaving the building or going to the same place twice.

The buffet isn't so great in my opinion but if that's what you're looking for there's good options close by. I've never used room service.

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2. Re: MGM Grand - Room service and the restaurants?

Wichcraft has delicious sandwiches but it is only open for breakfast and lunch. My sandwich was large enough that I ate half for lunch and half for dinner.

Lines can get long (at least when I was there for a convention) so go at off times. It also closes at about 5PM.

Sandwiches were about $8.00.

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3. Re: MGM Grand - Room service and the restaurants?

They also have a couple of fast food places (McD, pizza and a hot dog place) if that is what you are interested.

Quality and cost of the restaurants are good and better than some other places and not as good as others. They do have some high end restaurants but it is a matter of personal taste and budget. If you only want to eat there, you have plenty of good options but there are also so many other places to go.

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Arguably the best collection of restaurants at any one place. Craftsteak, Fiamma, Seablue, Nobhill, Emeril's, Shibuya and Wolfgang Puck as well as Chinese, Mexican and a fast food court. Oh, and don't forget two Joel Robuchon restaurants in case you have $300-$400 to drop on dinner -- per person. Every taste and price range accommodated. I never eat room service, so can't help you there.

Bellagio may have more top-notch places, but you won't find a lot of wallet pleasers there. Ditto Wynn. Caesars rates, but only if you include the variety offered by places in the neighboring Forum Shops (from The Palm to Cheesecake Factory).

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My comment about the dining establishments at MGM is the least positive thing I have to say about MGM. There are a lot of high end restaurants and the food court. But, IMO, there is a shortage of mid-priced options. We do like Stage Deli and the grill out at the pool. Only ate at Studio once and weren't impressed. . . maybe we need to give it a try again this trip. The Rainforest might be OK if you like that type of atmosphere. We've eaten at the buffet a few times and we actually like it. We just don't like to eat that much on a regular basis.

So . . . when we stay at MGM we usually eat elsewhere. Over at NYNY you'll find a more interesting food court (we especially enjoy Greenberg's Deli there), America (24-hour like Studio, but we think better) and Nine Fine Irishmen.

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Room service has always been prompt during our visits. Food is good and I think fairly priced. I would skip Emeril's however. We have had two mediocre (for the price) experiences there. Others will disagree with me.

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7. Re: MGM Grand - Room service and the restaurants?

MGM has a ton of dining choices.

The only place that I'm not fond of is Rainforest Cafe. But this atmosphere is fun for kids.

One place to seriously avoid is Studio Wok in the food court. (Not to be confused with Grand Wok)

Buffet is above average. Only two disappointments there. At dinner, the crab legs. At Breakfast, the luke warm Eggs Benedict.

Room service , for me, had always been great. I always note that I want it hot, and if it's luke warm I'll send it back. Never have sent it back.

Here's my food reviews from last year:


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8. Re: MGM Grand - Room service and the restaurants?

a big fan of the mgm, staying there in june, but notof their buffet, much better choices elsewhere. other posters were right, i would recommend wichcraft for good sandwiches, for breakfast, i would actually recommend the pizzeria in the foodcourt, they have this awesome breakfast pizza that me and dw always get b4 we hit the pool, cheap and filling and good! shibuya was good for sushi, very fresh and the sake choice were to die for, room service is really good as well.

Word of advice, try their milkshakes for room service, some of the best i've ever had!

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