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favourite Vegas list

Hi, i leave for Vegas in less than 3 weeks. Excited is an understatement. I was hoping for a quick list of your favourite best bits...so here goes. What is your favourite...

Restaurant for posh meal?

Restaurant for lunch?

Burger place?

Breakfast place?

Bar?

Show?

Casino for lowrolling?

Viewing spot?

Happy hour?

Thing to do?

Shopping area?

Most memorable night?

Most memorable day?

Saskatoon, Canada
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1. Re: favourite Vegas list

1. don't have one

2. Burger Brasserie at Paris

3. Hash House A Go Go

4.Don't have one

5. IP or anywhere downtown

6. Of what?

7. Don't have one

8. Watch Bellagio fountains and play poker

9. Probably when I got married there

10. Don't think I have one

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Restaurant for posh meal? I don't really do post meals!

Restaurant for lunch? Cheesecake factory.

Burger place? BLT

Breakfast place? Rarely have breakfast in Vegas. I prefer quiter pool time!

Bar? Not sure.

Show? Lion King

Casino for lowrolling? Bellagio

Viewing spot? Bellagio Penthouse

Happy hour? Didn't really do any happy hours

Thing to do? Walk the Bellagio: conservatory, shops, fountains (day and night), pool etc.

Shopping area? Ceasers

Most memorable night? Getting chatted up by a random Zimbwean. Nice guy but a tad pushy!!

Most memorable day? All memorable in their own way.

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Gosh my spelling is dreadful. Sorry!

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4. Re: favourite Vegas list

Restaurant for posh meal? - Picasso's at Bellagio, though thinking if I get my e' reservations for May my opinion will be different.

Restaurant for lunch? no real favorite, but I always love Lotus of Siam

Burger place? In and Out Burger

Breakfast place? Hash House A Go Go

Bar? - no real favorite, but I always have fun at Cabo Wabo.

Show? LOVE

Casino for lowrolling? - O'Sheas...though it is closing : (

Viewing spot? top of the Stratosphere at dusk

Happy hour? Every hour is a happy hour for me

Thing to do? Play poker

Shopping area? Forum Shops

Most memorable night? Drinking a cup of coffee on the Picasso patio after dinner, watching the fountains with my wife.

Most memorable day? Winning two poker tourneys back to back (one of which was big and paid 5 figures)

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5. Re: favourite Vegas list

Bradley Ogden-Caesar's

Don't eat lunch enough in Vegas to say

None

Room Service

Sports Book at Bally's

Jersey Boys

Sam's Town (off Strip), or Main Street Station (downtown)

Bellagio Fountains

Never done a happy hour

relax by the pool with a drink in hand

Miracle Mile@Planet Hollywood, or Forum Shops at Caeser

The night that I had 30$ left at the craps table, and just bet the pass line ;built up enough chips to make other bets, and ended up staying up til 7 a.m.; and more than 800$ in chips! That was a blast!

My first moments in Vegas, seeing the strip for the first time, and having a beer at the brewery @ Monte Carlo waiting for our room to be ready to check in.

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Restaurant for posh meal? Mix

Restaurant for lunch? Mon Ami Gabi

Burger place? Le Burger Brasserie

Breakfast place? Paris buffet

Bar? Rhumbar

Show? ONE of the main reasons I go to Las Vegas is the entertainment. I have seen 65+ shows over the past 10 years or so. My favorites are:

CDS: Mystere (TI), KA (MGM), Viva Elvis (Aria)

Musical Theater: Jersey Boys (Paris), Phantom of the Opera (Venetian), Menopause the Musical (Luxor)

Old-Style Las Vegas Show: Jubilee (Bally’s), Vegas the Show (Saxe Theater @ Miracle Mile Shops)

Headliners: Frankie Moreno http://www.frankiemoreno.com/ (Stratosphere), Celine Dion (Caesars Palace), Elton John (Caesars Palace), Donny & Marie (Flamingo), Terry Fator (Mirage)

Singers: Human Nature (IP)

Impressionist/Comedian: Gordy Brown (Golden Nugget downtown)

Impressionist: Trent Carlini (Elvis impersonator, LVH)

Magician/Comedian: Mac King (Harrah’s), Mike Hammer (4 Queens)

Comedy: George Wallace (Flamingo)

Other Music: Dueling Pianos shows at NY NY and Paris, Lon Bronson's All Star Band http://lonbronsonband.com/ (Green Valley Ranch), Clint Holmes http://www.clintholmes.com/

Casino for lowrolling? It is all so random. My successful low rolling varied last week from Mermaids and MSS to Bellagio

Viewing spot? 107 Lounge at Stratosphere during Happy Hour

Happy hour? See "Viewing Spot" above, LOL

Thing to do? Bellagio Conservatory and Fountains

Shopping area? I don't shop in Las Vegas, other than in the gift shop of the hotel I am in

Most memorable night? They are nearly ALL memorable nights :)

Most memorable day? Same as "Most memorable night" :)

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Winnipeg, Canada
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Restaurant for posh meal? Went to Eiffle Tower for our anniversary and it was very nice

Restaurant for lunch? We do not eat lunch

Burger place? Stripburger (get a restaurant.com certificate)

Breakfast? Dennys (I love the grits) or Peppermill

Bar? Harrahs piano bar (Kareoke)

Show? Jersey Boys

Viewing spot? TI Strip View Room

Thing to do? Take in every moment of my time there

Shopping area? Outlet mall near downtown

Most memorable night? Last year, laying in bed in Caesar's Augustus Tower room and watching fountains, drinking wine...

Most memorable day? Would have to be my first day ever in Vegas...the total awe of the place

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9. Re: favourite Vegas list

1. Joel Robuchon at the MGM or Picasso at Bellagio

2. Peppermill's for hamburgers or Blueberry Hill (off Strip) great for lunch.

3. Hash House a go go far surpasses the average breakfast.

4. Bar? Wherever the best happy hour is. See:

http://www.lvhhtime.com/

5. Cirque du Soleil, KA, LOVE, and surprisingly Frank Marino's drag show "Divas Las Vegas".

6. Lowrolling? Downtown.

7. Viewing spot, if not from our hotel room then the Voodoo Lounge on top of Rio.

8. Thing to do, for first timers, DO make the effort to see Hoover Dam and Valley of Fire.

9. Shopping? Not a priority. Plenty of that here in Florida but if I need something, I'll go to Macy's at Fashion Show Mall

http://www.thefashionshow.com/

10. Most memorable day or night, hmmm, you know, it's just being there to enjoy the beautiful sights and sounds of Las Vegas with my wonderful husband of twenty-eight years. THAT, money just can't buy.

Have a fabulous time and best wishes for making your own favorite list.

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