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3 must have dinners and lunches on the strip

Open to all suggestions - will be visiting in March. Thanks in advance

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  1. Budget? Likes & dislikes? Are you sure you want both major lunches & dinners? What about breakfasts & dinners?

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    1. re: josephnl

      Budget, flexible no issues. Open to suggestions on breakfast / brunch / lunch / or dinner. Would like to include 1 good steak dinner, currently have only a reservation for Prime. Any good?

      1. re: josephnl

        Any comments on Prime? Carnevino seems to be a favorite so I think I will switch to that

      2. Lunch: Fun, casual, tasty, different
        Dinner: Depth; service, unique

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        1. re: VegasGourmet

          Perhaps for some...I was simply questioning...many (including us) cannot do justice to both lunch and dinner. It has nothing to do with fun or casual or depth or unique! For some, it's just too much food to enjoy! Indeed thinking back over the years to my most spectacular meals, they were generally mid-day meals (I hate to say lunches) at wonderful Michelin starred restaurants in France...meals that lasted many hours. Dinner those evenings generally consisted of a small salad, or a piece of cheese or fruit, and perhaps a glass of wine or even just a Perrier. For me, if we're talking a big multi-course meal, one a day is all I can handle.

          1. re: josephnl

            Don't forget the fear and stress of being hit by champagne corks at those Michelin two starred places! :-)

            1. re: kagemusha49

              I always take a Xanax before, and have a welder's helmet in tow, just in case!

            2. re: josephnl

              I went to Akelarre (lunch) and Arzak (dinner) once on the same day in Spain and it was pretty much the death of me. Should not have gotten wine pairings at both too. I take that back, the wines were fantastic. But never again.

              1. re: DougOLis

                That's too much goodness in one day.

          2. I'll play along, even if vague - trying to hit a different range of spots all on the strip.

            Lunch/Brunch: Bouchon, Public House, Peppermill
            Dinner: Twist, Carnevino, Sage

            1. Lunch/Brunch. .
              Lotus of Siam..off the menu
              Milos for the $20.14 3 course meal
              Border Grill
              Verandah at the Four Seasons

              Dinner. .
              La Cave at the Wynn..small plates
              Country Club at the Wynn

              1. Dinner:
                Carnevino or SW Steak
                Le Cirque

                Breakfast/ Brunch

                1. With an eye on taste and value je vous present:-

                  Lunch -
                  The $20 lunch special at Milos in Cosmopolitan
                  Julian Serrano in Aria
                  Greenberg's deli in NYNY for pastrami on rye

                  $48 Steak and wine special at Charlie Palmer's in Mandalay Bay
                  Something nice at Pinot Brasserie in the Venetian
                  Sage, Sage, Sage at Aria

                  Personally, I'd also wander offstrip to Lotus of Siam (of course), Raku (of course) for dinner and Shaanxi Gourmet for lunch

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                  1. re: kagemusha49

                    So far booked Sage & Carnevino for dinner, Bouchon for lunch.

                    Need 1 more dinner and 1 more lunch. Prefer to stay on strip.

                    thanks for all the help!

                    1. re: tkcane

                      Border Grill at Mandalay for lunch

                      1. re: tkcane

                        If money not a worry and you want to go really high end, I'd go to Joel Robuchonā€¦if you want to spend something less, I love Le Cirque (although others will argue that Twist is more innovativeā€¦I love tradition!).

                        1. re: tkcane

                          Twist. Done. :-)

                          Peppermill - it is a disaster in a good way, totally Vegas.
                          I haven't been to Milos - I hear great things.


                          1. re: uhockey

                            Peppermill's lounge has been ruined by the installation of TVs in every square inch of the place. You can't even tell how cool this place used to be.