A Las Vegas vacation for many people is an experience to enjoy 24/7 food, drink, and gambling. That is the very reason that many people visit Vegas and it is also one of the main reasons that the city of Las Vegas and the gambling empires that have been built, crumbled, and rebuilt, again and again, have had many rocky rides that offer more bumps, dips, twists, and turns than you will find on many of the roller coasters that also inhabit this great city.
Las Vegas has so much more than that to offer its visitors. Gone are the days when gambling was the sole income of casinos or when casinos were the only businesses in town. Vegas is dressing up a bit in recent years and working oh so slowly and diligently toward changing its image.
This city of bright lights and empty promises is quickly becoming a city that offers world-class entertainment and excitement to its residents and its visitors. Las Vegas has some of the best dining on the planet. Many of the wonderful dining experiences are associated with the casinos of the area but they would not be as successful as they are if there was no reason to keep the tables full. Diners don’t tend to dine if the food isn’t good and for a restaurant, a bad review will travel around the world three times before ten good reviews will make it once. This means that world-class fine dining restaurants really must earn their stripes to bring in the business required to stay in business.
I tend to look for dining bargains and that is what this particular article will focus on. There are many great places to eat in Vegas that will not have you busting open your piggy bank. Now my guy is a steak and potato kind of man so I always try to look for a good steak bargain. For him, I love Arizona Charlie’s Boulder Sourdough Café. Here you can get a 14-ounce Porterhouse Steak for $12.49. You can also get spaghetti and meatballs for $12.00 and Chicken Tenders for $11.00. This is good food at its best at a price that is easy on the budget.
This is just one of the many places a person or family can get a relatively good meal inexpensively. Not all great bargains involve steaks but there are many great food bargains to have. Be aware of coupons you may find around town offering two-for-one food purchases or dollars off of entree purchases. It may not seem like much or two but if you can manage to save $2 per two people for 10 meals during your stay, that adds up pretty quickly to $40 that could buy a little time on the slot machines or tickets to one of the many great shows.
Cheap dining by no means indicates a lack of quality. While it may not be as sophisticated as some offerings, you might find that a lot of the cheaper places to eat have far superior flavor to many of the more expensive dining experiences and it’s just nice to get away from buffet food once in a while during your Vegas stay. You can only endure so many buffets before they all begin looking and tasting just alike.