Category Archives: Las Vegas Food

Las Vegas Restaurants 9/07: Battista’s Hole In The Wall, The Garden Court Buffet, Hofbrauhaus Las Vegas, Lotus Of Siam, Triple Seven Restaurant and Brewery Bar

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Battista’s Hole In The Wall
(Behind Flamingo Hilton Hotel)
4041 Audrie Street
Las Vegas, NV
(702) 732-1424 

Battista’s (30 years in Las Vegas) is a classic Old Las Vegas, Southern Italian Restaurant serving an All Inclusive Menu
All Inclusive Menu Features:
• Minestrone Soup or Italian Salad
• Complimentary House Wine
• Garlic Bread
• Pasta Side
• Homemade Cappuccino

Entrees include: Traditional Pasta Dishes ($18.95 – $24.95,) Veal, Steak, Shrimp etc. dinners ($26.95 – $34.95.) Click Battista’s website link for the complete menu and other information…

At Battista’s, in addition to having a first rate dinner, you will be entertained by a strolling Accordionist as you enjoy the “vibe” of old-school Las Vegas. The restaurant is warm and cozy; there are 78’s and 331/3 records hanging on the walls and all that jazz…There is (very) secure parking in front of the restaurant…
Next door, there is a small convienience-type store and adjoining bar with gaming machines – also operated by Battista’s…
Take me to The LVBC’S page on Battista’s (General information & review)
Battista’s Official Website, including full menu…

The Garden Court Buffet
At The Main Street Station Hotel
200 North Main Street
Las Vegas, NV.

The Garden Court Buffet has long been a favorite. All things considered: price, food, ambience, location etc. make this buffet one of the very best around.
“The all-you-can eat Garden Court Buffet is the ultimate in Las Vegas buffets. From the moment you step inside, you’ll enjoy the spacious surrounding with the vaulted ceilings and Victorian gingerbread decor. And the food is fabulous, too!”
“With seating for close to 500 guests, the Garden Court, is not only the largest buffet and truly the grandest in downtown, it has garnered many accolades in its short history. Repeatedly voted downtown’s best buffet, it’s been rated among the top five buffets in the nation.”

Food stations include: American, Southern, Southwestern, Pacific rim, Chinese, Mexican, Pizza and Pasta, Salad bar, Dessert bar and more.
Buffet prices are very friendly; for example, the “Seafood Galore Buffet” on Friday & Saturday nights is only $15.99, Mon-Fri breakfast – $5.99…

Several dozen ceiling fans, antique sideboards, “Victorian gingerbread decor,” and windows help make this room unique.
Take me to The Main Street Hotel’s Official Website
Take me to The LVBC’S page on The Garden Court Buffet (General information & review)

Hofbrauhaus Las Vegas
4510 Paradise Road (Across from The Hard Rock Hotel)
Las Vegas, NV 89169
(702) 853-BEER (2337)

Ocktoberfest Kick-Off: Keg-Tapping with Siegfried & Roy – September 15, 7:00 pm…
“Add a Bavarian flair to your next dining adventure at Hofbräuhaus Las Vegas. From live music direct from Germany, to authentic imported German beers, Hofbräuhaus Las Vegas offers a classic Bavarian atmosphere that lends itself to fun, daily.”
“German Engineered Taste” in every stein! Our Hofbräu beer is brewed using the original recipes handed down by Wilhelm V, the Duke of Bavaria, (over 400 years ago) and is imported direct from the breweries in Munich, Germany.”
On the menu: Bavarian specials ( for example: Sauerbraten, Steak, Pork Roast,) Sausage specials, Burgers and Sandwiches, Salads, Side Dishes, Kids Menu, Week Day Lunch specials and more…
Celebrity Ocktoberfest Keg Tapping events through September…
(Visit HB website for complete menu and other information)

Official Website of Hofbrauhaus Las Vegas

Lotus of Siam
In The Commercial Center
953 E. Sahara Ave.
Las Vegas, NV 89104
Tel. (702)735-3033

I vaguely recall reading in a Los Angeles restaurant magazine that Lotus Of Siam was one of the best Thai restaurants in North America. It must be a good Thai restaurant – Mayor Goodman was sitting at the next table the last time I was there. It was prime time on a Saturday night…”Of all the Gin joints“…Imagine the Mayor dining in a Strip-mall restaurant on a Saturday night given the food choices Las Vegas provides…

In a “real-old-vegas-seen-better-days” mall off Sahara Avenue, The Lotus of Siam serves the Mayor of Las Vegas and other happy customers Thai food and other Asian specials..My choice is usually Pad Thai.
I found the following information from CityGuide. It is so informative, I thought I’d include it…
“Amidst the karaoke bars and Mexican eateries in the Commercial Center lies Lotus of Siam, one of those jewels that regulars adore but hesitate to tell anyone about lest it get too popular. Voted “the best Thai restaurant in the United States” by Gourmet magazine, Lotus of Siam serves Issan-style Thai food, which is milder than most food from Thailand. The secret is blending each course with seasonings, including ginger, lemon grass, lime leaves, and hot peppers, to create varying degrees of sweet, sour, bitter and salty flavors.”

“The menu lists 131 dishes; some are tried-and-true, while other unusual items are influenced by the cultures of Laos and Cambodia. Favorites include tom kah kai (coconut infused soup), panang curry and of course, pad thai. Some of the more unusual dishes include nua dad dew (a very spicy beef jerky), nam kao tod (Thai sour sausage seasoned with ginger) and nua sao renu (sliced charbroiled beef atop a bed of sliced cabbage). Patrons should beware that these dishes are very spicy, so make sure to try the coconut ice cream and sticky rice — it’s guaranteed to cool off your mouth. — Jack Herrguth”
Take me to the LVBC’S page for Lotus of Siam (General information & review)
Take me to Lotus of Siam’s Official Website (Full menu included)

Triple Seven Restaurant and Brewery Bar
In The Main Street Station Hotel
200 North Main Street
Las Vegas, NV.

The Triple Seven is a downtown gathering place for locals, as well as visitors. Huge brass tanks are in view at the rear of the room competing with Big-screen TV’s for attention…Decent Appetizers, Salads, Burgers, Sandwiches, Pizza, Ribs, Pasta, Seafood and more are served in this cool downtown oasis…
Standard tables & chairs as well as long tables for groups, and bar seating provide a configuration for just about any situation. The room is large…Dark woods and brass define the ambience…Gambling is available just across the foyer.
Triple Seven is open 7 days a week, 11:00 am – 7:00 am; Late Night: Breakfast is served midnight to 7am.

“Want to party? Happy Hour 3pm-6pm Monday-Friday.
Graveyard Special midnight-7am 16oz. MicroBrews $1
We have party packages for groups of 10-40,
$8.95 to 22.95 per person.”
Take me to The LVBC’S web page for The Triple Seven…
Take me to The Main Street Hotel & Casinos Official Website


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