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Coming back to Vegas. Anything new, not too pricey, that I shouldn't miss?

Disneyfreak Jan 23, 2014 12:19 PM

I was in Vegas just after Labor Day weekend for work and now I'm heading back for work again.

This time I will be staying at the Hilton Grand Vacations by the Flamingo and going to a conference in the conference center by the Palazzo. I won't have a car and can't do a lot of taxi spending. My one taxi night will probably be a trip to Raku.

I have three other nights to plan for. My problem is that I can't spend more than $50 for dinner (including tax and tip). Last trip I had dinner at DOCG, Comme Ca, and Charlie Palmer cut of the week.

I'm drawing a total blank this time around. As of now I have a reservation at China Poblano. I also made reservations at DOCG and Charlie Palmer since I couldn't think of anything else. I like all sorts of food. I probably won't go to Lotus of Siam since I will use my cab option for Raku.

Any ideas for me? Anything new and exciting?

  1. ellenost Jan 23, 2014 12:33 PM

    I think you mean Charlie "Palmer" (not "Trotter").

    1. uhockey Jan 23, 2014 05:59 PM

      Call me crazy, but I really enjoyed Buddy V's. Michael Mina's American Fish would also fit the bill, esp if you went at Happy Hour prices.

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        vegasjlt Jan 24, 2014 09:09 PM

        If you are going to Raku, you might as well go to Sweets Raku in the same strip mall.

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          Disneyfreak Jan 25, 2014 12:25 PM

          I definitely want to go there. Last time it had just opened but my reservation at Raku was too late for me to go there. Do you need a reservation for Sweets Raku?

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            vegasjlt Jan 25, 2014 02:52 PM

            Sweets Raku does not take reservations. I've never had a problem getting in, although we tend to go 6-9pm. Went last night after Kabuto around 7:30pm. Try the new dessert: red rock & we love the cheese plate.

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