Caesars Palace Bacchanal Buffet Should Be On Your List

Pancakes at Caesars Palace Bacchanal Buffet
Zeke Quezada

I'm not so sure I should be getting excited about a buffet at Caesars Palace Las Vegas. I mean it's not like in days long gone when I would rush into the Westward Ho for a feast for $2.99. Do the people at Caesars Palace really want me to ignore Old HomesteadBeijing Noodle No.9, Rao's or Serendipity 3 and instead feast on an all-you-can-eat spread of possible mediocrity? Should I disregard the fact that Chef Nobu is serving sushi nearby or that Gordon Ramsay has beer and comfort food around the corner?

I think so. It is very possible that the buffet at Caesars Palace will just increase the food options right to the point where everything you could possibly need when it comes to food will now be available in one spot. You don't have to ignore all the other great restaurants at Caesars Palace but bringing back the buffet has just given you more options.

I think it is highly possible that Caesars Palace is going to attempt to raise the bar on the buffet. The Bacchanal Buffet features 9 show kitchens in 25,000 square feet with a view of the pool. Maybe I should be getting excited about a buffet in Las Vegas. I think I could get into some wood fired pizzas, crab legs by the dozen and dim sum. Let's face it, if the price is right and the quality is anything like we have come to expect from Caesars Palace, this could be a great casual addition to the massive choices at the hotel.

So, yes, you should be eating at the Bacchanal Buffet at Caesars Palace. It doesn't mean you should ignore the other spots, but you need to get excited about an all-you-can-eat fest at Caesars Palace Las Vegas.

Get an Idea of what they have at the Bacchanal Buffet at Caesars Palace 

  • 9 Show Kitchens under one roof
    • Mexican – featuring freshly made enchiladas, tortillas and sopapillas
    • Italian – Pastas, baked lasagna, antipasto display
    • Chinese – Made-to-order assorted soups, wok-fried dishes and dim sum
    • Japanese – Fresh sushi, sashimi, cooked fish
    • American – BBQ house-smoked meats from a wood-burning smoker and wood-burning grill; numerous carving stations including prime rib, brisket, rotisserie chicken and more
    • Seafood – Fresh East and West Coast oysters, king crab, snow crab, stone crab, mussels and prawns
    • Pizza – Varieties of pizzas served fresh from a wood-burning oven
    • Deli – Soups, cheeses, 7 charcuterie selections including house specialties and individual, prepared and make-your-own salads
    • Dessert – Chocolate, vanilla and pistachio soufflés baked to order, selection of gelato, sorbets and crème brûlée
    • Each will have an action station, plated dishes and “minis”
  • Majority of cooking will be executed in front of guests by interactive chefs
  • Abundant Food Choices – more than 500 food items in total
    • Dinner – More than 300 items
    • Breakfast – More than 95 items
    • Pastry – An additional 115 pastry items available during dinner
    • Bread – More than 20 different varieties of fresh-baked bread and rolls
    • Soups – More than 10 daily soups, many of which will rotate daily
    • Cheeses – 7 farmstead American cheeses available year-round with 3 changing seasonally
  • Unique buffet items
    • Fresh tortillas
    • Crêpes made-to-order
    • House-smoked barbecue ribs and brisket
    • Vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options
    • Oyster shucking
    • Private dining room, wedding & event space

Can you get excited about a buffet in Las Vegas? House-smoked ribs are intriguing. Fresh Oysters will have me sitting there way longer than I should. Fresh tortillas, dim sum and souffles might just have me telling you to hit a buffet.

Bacchanal Buffet
Caesars Palace Las Vegas
Opened September 2012

Bacchanal Buffet Hours of Operation:
Open daily 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Breakfast: $19.99
Lunch: $24.99
Seafood featured Dinner: $39.99
Available within the Caesars Entertainment Buffet of Buffet pass for a $10 supplemental charge

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