Does a Las Vegas Buffet Save You Money?

Restaurant or Buffet In Las Vegas?

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So you like to eat? I love to eat, but the idea of a buffet at times seems like a bit of waste. However, if you like quality and quantity you want to consider, the buffets at Mandalay Bay, Caesars Palace, Aria, Mirage, Bellagio and the Rio. Let me explain my rationale. While each of these buffets tend to be on the higher end of the price scale you need to know that you do get what you pay for. You could spend $10 at Circus Circus and figure out quite quickly that no matter how many times you get back to the feed line it is not going to get any better.

With good buffets you get quality meals.

What you do need to know is that you need to avoid the stuff on the line that is meant to distract you. Potatoes, rice, bread, vegetables and anything else that is considered a side dish should be kept to a minimum. Really, do you want to spend $22 for a dinner roll?

Hit the crab legs, hop on the shrimp, devour the prime rib.

One more thing, when eating crab legs remember that you are not paying by the pound, do not struggle with a tiny piece of shell that refuses to give up the goods. Move on and get the big stuff. Utilize the carving station and always take advantage of the seafood. At Caesars Palace, Cosmopolitan and Wynn the quality of the different stations is right on par with some of the restaurants in those properties so you'll quickly be able to get a good return on your investment. Just make sure that you are hungry when you sit down for a buffet meal in Las Vegas.

The Las Vegas buffet is where you can unleash the fury of your seven months of dieting to fit into a swimsuit that you never liked anyway. Ask yourself, is one giant meal really going to make you look fat. NO!

Start eating!!!!

The real question should be do you need to give up quality by eating at a Las Vegas buffet or can you just go cheap? There are plenty of places where you can get a good meal, that happens to also be cheap. Cheap food in Las Vegas is not scarce it is just not as easy to find. Don't worry, I have plenty of cheap food options that might keep you from going to a buffet.

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