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My biggest dissapointment in recent visit

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My biggest dissapointment in recent visit

Just got back from my vegas trip and while I didn't get to everything I wanted, overall it was a great trip. From seeing Zarkana to staying downtown at the Four Queens to seeing Rick at Rick's Restoration. However I do have one BIG disapointment. They removed the deli at the Golden Gate. I loved that place, you could grab a good quick meal at a reasonable price and you could get the shrimp cocktail. NOW you have to go to their cafe to get it. Sorry but sometimes change and improvement isn't that great. I will miss the ole deli and doubt I will spend much time in Golden Gate on future visits.

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1. Re: My biggest dissapointment in recent visit

We just returned a few weeks ago after many, many trips over the years.

My biggest disappointment was the refurb at the Imperial Palace. I used to actually like that casino and played there a lot. The new casino is very cold and difficult to navigate. Also, O'Shea's is not really there anymore if you are looking for what it used to be.

Next was the almost non-existent $5 games for craps. I enjoy playing but like to get my money spread around over several bets, and at $10 minimums that is just more than I want to put out there. Almost no $5 3:2 blackjack games. All $5 games were usually 6:5 with other lousy rules.

Just not as much fun anymore and we pretty much go to gamble and not really for shows or fancy dining.

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Agreed. The Golden Gate's cafe is another big disappointment ever since they changed it from an independent coffee shop to a DuPar's. And of course we all miss the shrimp cocktail. I don't like the dancers either, it's trashy and way too loud. If you want to see naked women, go to a strip club. Go to a casino to gamble.

As for gambling on the strip, I don't even bother anymore. Plenty of good gambling to be had downtown and off-strip. More power to them If they can pack the tables offering $20 6:5 blackjack, but count me out.

OK, rant over.

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I also remember the deli and the shrimp cocktail in the back of the GG, but IMO the addition of the dancing dealers and the general cleaning up of the place after it changed hands more than makes up for it.

I agree with PB; on my last trip I had high hopes for The Quad, both the casino and the outside area, but left feeling very underwhelmed, especially with the casino.

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I miss cheap room service. After I lost in the casino I enjoyed going back to the room and destroying the room service menu. Now they charge you 25.00 for a burger.

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My biggest disappointment was heading out to the pool at the Trop, midday during midweek, and having house music BLARING the whole time, as folks were just trying to lay in the sun and read & relax. It was not relaxing, and no one there was trying to get a party vibe going that early in the day. Too bad, nice pool.

I agree with the lousy low min/blackjack odds on strip, and the declining pay tables on VP

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I drove by the new and improved former IP and was shocked at the changes, I wish I could have gone in and checked it out. I really liked the old vibe it use to have, now I wonder if I would.

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7. Re: My biggest dissapointment in recent visit

I knew about and visited the Deli @ GG and also miss it.Has Dupar's always been there? I did enjoy my breakfast there

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My biggest disappointment on our visit last week was not being able to get a pool chair by 9:30 am and soooo many kids running around the pools. Ill never go on a holiday weekend again. I wish Vegas had an adults only hotel. Wouldn't that make a go??

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9. Re: My biggest dissapointment in recent visit

Golden Gate shrimp cocktail was no big deal, their corn beef sandwich dreadful and DuPar's, sucks--but the one in LA isn't bad.

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10. Re: My biggest dissapointment in recent visit

My daughter and I were going to see the Jersey Boys but the shows were sold out except for the most expensive seats. Vegas was so busy when we were there.