Buffets

Le Village Buffet at Paris Las Vegas

Le Village Buffet at Paris Las Vegas

It’s hard to pinpoint the “best” of anything in Las Vegas. Especially when it comes to buffets, as it is the most prominent and publicized dining option in Las Vegas. Also, there are so many determining factors when choosing the best. The best could be best value, or best price. It could also be the most popular or gets the best reviews. Don’t forget food quality, and best variety and selection. It would be almost impossible to base it on all of these factors and put out a true list of best buffets in Las Vegas.

So instead, when putting together this list I imagined you all as my close friends. Oftentimes friends and readers come to me for referrals to hotels and restaurants and I don’t want to let them down. Because it’s all about the experience and kitschy Las Vegas feel, I chose five buffets that excite me and that I truly enjoy going to, and hope you will benefit from this list and be able to stuff your face with delicious and satisfying food and not smuggle home some tomatoes and bread rolls to throw at me later.

So here are my picks for the top five best buffets in Las Vegas, in no particular order: Read More »

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Islands Dining Room at Universal's Royal Pacific Resort, Orlando

Islands Dining Room at Universal's Royal Pacific Resort, Orlando

Hooray! My favorite time of the year is just around the corner! Thanksgiving marks the time when all things are good. Starting with that perfect bite: turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing a gravy and ending with holiday cookies and the smell of all things Christmas. If you’re visiting Orlando for the holiday, or if you’re a local just looking for a place to have a nice meal, here are three suggestions to get out and about — and eat at! – on the infamous turkey day.

1. Islands Dining Room at Universal’s Royal Pacific Resort-a Lowes Hotel. The resort itself is a prime example of vacation luxury. The South seas exotic theme leads to that perfect feeling of zen that we are all looking for while traveling. The large, Indonesian-style Islands Dining Room will provide the perfect backdrop for a festive Thanksgiving buffet. Traditional turkey meals will be offered as well as the all-time favorite prime rib. There will also be a variety of food stations including: sushi, stir fry, omelet and waffle (until 2pm). Besides the food you can enjoy live music, hula dancers, face painting for the kids and the chance to get up close to some Universal characters.
Hours:
11am – 8pm
Price:
$43.95 for adults with champagne included
$17.95 for kids 12 and under, kids under 3 are free

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