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Downtown / Fremont on the cheap?

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Downtown / Fremont on the cheap?

So we got some great airfare and hotel pricing for a Sat - Monday to Vegas (we are staying at the Golden Nugget). We'd like to take advantage of whatever we can to keep our costs as low as possible. This is the first time we've stayed (or even ventured)downtown. Can anyone give advice as to the best/cheapest dining and entertainment and any coupons that we might be able to take advantage of for the downtown area???

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1. Re: Downtown / Fremont on the cheap?

Best Downtown eating places?

Magnolias Veranda, at 4 Queens. 24 hour coffee shop. Best prime rib special downtown/tie $7.99 Excellent!

Other food is also great. You get a discount with a Royal Players Card also.

Golden Gate's Bay City Diner~ Excellent food, good prices. Also has the 99c Shrimp Cocktail special WITH a players card, 1.99 without.

Fremont Paradise Buffet: Breakfast Champagne Brunch on Saturdays & Sundays $10.99! All you can drink! Plus great food. SEE COUPONS! (1/2 price on this buffet) Lunch every day: $7.49 buffet Seafood Buffet on Tuesday, Friday nights $15.99 EXCELLENT! (Coupon doesn't work for this, except MRB coupon)

Main Stret Station Buffet: Breakfast Champagne Brunch Saturdays & Sundays $10.99! (1/2 price on this buffet with COUPONS listed below) Seafood Buffet on Friday Night: $15.99. Other specials. Great Food here also.

Heres the COUPON DEAL. Fremont Street Experience used to pass these coupons out. NOW you have to print your on online. Heres the website address (Put in your email address for user ID, and the password is realvegas) There are 2-4-1 coupons for Fremont Buffet, Main Street Station Buffet, Magnolias Veranda for first time sign ups on Players Card, and some others~! WELL worth your printing. Good once per year per person (Hubby & wife can use 2 coupons of each)


Binions Coffee shop offers daily specials, and there are Marquee Breakfast specials, and Graveyard specials. The American Casino Guide also offers some great coupons. See next entry. (ACG is available from www.overstock.com for $15.76 including all shipping charges)

The Flame Restaurant/ El Cortez; Excellent food here, very good quality, nice place, top of the line service. Prices for filet mignon, prime rib and several other dishes under $20. IN ADDITION, the ACG has a coupon here that will pay for the whole book++ leftover. The Flame/Robertas/Steakhouse offers 50% discount coupon up to $25 off on your bill! Wonderful bargain!

Also at El Cortez/ Cafe Cortez: Best Prime Rib Special/tie with Magnolias, also $7.99. Very good!


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2. Re: Downtown / Fremont on the cheap?

Buy an American Casino Guide, it's full of food coupons, matchplay coupons, etc. Well worth it.

One of the best food coupons is the half-off coupon for The Flame Steakhouse at the El Cortez. It's not exactly cutting-edge cuisine, but they do a very nice job with crab and steak and the traditional stuff, service is great and it's a steal with the coupon.

Sometimes they give out funbooks with good coupons at the o2 booth on Fremont.

Also, look up the happy hour menu at Main Street Station, it's excellent and very cheap. My favorite is the peel & eat shrimp.

For drinks, try the Vue Bar at Fitzgerald's. It has a nice and usually half-empty patio overlooking Fremont Street, and draft beer is pretty cheap.

Also, try Sidebar, on Third street just off Fremont. Very nice and very reasonable.

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3. Re: Downtown / Fremont on the cheap?

And are all of the places you recommended downtown or on Fremont Street? What about entertainment downtown (other than gambling, drinking and eating)?

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4. Re: Downtown / Fremont on the cheap?

There are a few shows downtown. The Plaza has the rat Pack, which I have read is good, Four Queens has Marraige Can Be Murder, and Fitzgerald's has the Country Superstars and Fitz of Laughter. A friend at work seen Marraige Can Be Murder and she enjoyed it. I have seen Country Superstars and plan on seeing it again next week. I have also read that Fitz of laughter is good.

You might also want to look at getting the Las Vegas Advisor coupon book. I think that has better coupons than American Casino Guide.

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