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Diner style eateries...

Are there any "traditional" diner style eateries on and around the strip that anyone could recommend?

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I'm not sure what your idea of a "traditional" diner is. Are you talking about Mels Drive-In in SF, Mel's Diner in the TV show, or Dennys? (Google them).

There is a Johnny Rocket's (chain) in the Fashion Show Mall, and I believe one at Flamingo. There is a HHAGG in the Quad. And a few Dennys on the Strip.

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I forget what its called, but there's one of those places at Stratosphere.

Every casino has a "coffee shop". That's pretty much the same experience as a diner. The top notch version of that, IMHO, would be Peppermill, just north of Encore.

If you mean the "rail car converted into a restaurant with a counter and a row of booths", then I'm not sure anything really recreates that atmosphere. But the food would be the same as most coffee shops.

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Im curious because this is asked a lot by UK tourists.

Is there a TV show that airs there or something that glorifies a US diner. What is is the appeal, or what is it that has sparked the curiosity to want to find a "traditional" Diner when visiting the US?

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Roxy's Diner at the Stratosphere is a 50s-themed diner. IHOP might also fit the bill?

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From what we see on TV of Diners.... there isn't really anything all that similar in the UK. Yes we have cafe's but not quite the same as a stereotypical "all American" diner.

There are a few chains of themed diners in the UK of course but I can see the appeal of wanting the real American version.

If that makes sense!

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Cheesecake Factory & Grand Lux are to me upscale diners.

If you mean what we in the south call a "meat and 3", there are none that I know of. When I get home I'll head over for a plate of 4 veggies, cornbread and sweet tea.

A few try, someone will eventually mention Peppermill, none come close. The Cracker Barrel chain works for some, see if they have a LV location.

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When I think of UK tourists looking for "traditional" diners - I think they are looking for what I call "Americana" - basic, homestyle, "diner" type food. I think a good place would be Peppermill. Open 24 hours, you can get any "traditional" type of food there.

It's got a diner feel, but definitely with a Vegas twist. We loved it.

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Yes, Americana.... I think that's what the big appeal is.

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Goodbeer, It's not just UK tourists, it's nearly all Non American tourists(obviously) because we see them depicted on TV and want to experience it. I live in Ireland and this time of the year you are tripping over Americans in green matching trousers looking for bacon n cabbage in an Irish bar(all bars here are Irish, lol) so when Irish people travel to the USA we look for American "things".

In Ireland we have Eddie Rockets which is a rip off of Johnny Rockets so we have that end covered but when I was in the US I visited a drive in movie theatre and a drive up diner.

I suppose a UK/Irish version of the Diner would be the old metal tubular type diner or a "Truck Stop" type of place, it is for me anyway.

BTW, Man vs Food doesn't help either because I'd nearly love a cross country Man V Food Road Trip! Nyom Nyom

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Tiffany's at white cross drug. It's on Las Vegas blvd in between Sahara and charleston. Really greasy spoon food but quite tasty after a beverage or two.