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Address: 5000 Willows Road off Highway I-8, Alpine, CA
Phone Number: +1 619-445-5400
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: Located only 25 miles east of San Diego on an Indian Reservation, this...
Located only 25 miles east of San Diego on an Indian Reservation, this popular casino complex features live entertainment, slot machines and full-service gaming tables.
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Nice Casino

The Casino & Resort Hotel is very nice. People were very friendly and helpful in answering the questions that I had about the Resort and surrounding area. It is right across the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 14, 2015
Jim K
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Indio, California
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Indio, California
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222 reviews 222 reviews
62 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

The Casino & Resort Hotel is very nice. People were very friendly and helpful in answering the questions that I had about the Resort and surrounding area. It is right across the street from the Outlet Mall and is part of the complex. They are building on to the hotel so will be nicer.

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Norco, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We ate at a new restaurant called Far East Express. Great prices, great tastes and the service was impeccable. Clean friendly atmosphere was worth the small price tag. We would recommend to any visitors to the casino give this little place a try.

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Goodyear, Arizona
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

I have to commend you on the fabulous interior design of your hotel! The artwork on the walls were so creative and as I have studied interior decoration I have to give you the best rating there is. I was willing to steal the glass feathers artwork next to the reservation desk and if it had not been secured so... More 

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Robert B, Team Member at Viejas Casino, responded to this review

Ellen, thank you so much for such a glowing review! We’re very happy that you enjoyed your stay at Viejas Casino & Resort! We’re extremely proud of our unique décor. Several local artisans were commissioned by Viejas to give the hotel’s interior design its own special look and feel, and we think they did a brilliant job as well! And... More 

2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

This casino, is so clean, kept up very nice. Buffet even includes alcohol. Swimming pool area is so modern and clean. Good security. Free shuttle to drive you to different parts of casino. Outlet across the street.

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Robert B, Team Member at Viejas Casino, responded to this review

Thank you, Jodi, for your complimentary review. We’re very glad that you enjoyed your recent visit at Viejas Casino & Resort! We’re happy that you enjoyed your dining experience at The Buffet––and, yes, unlimited beer, wine, and champagne are included in the price! The free transportation, huge modern pool, and high-end shopping at Viejas Outlets that you mentioned are just... More 

Nanaimo, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

A great Casino. Quite far out of town, but well worth the trip. Do some shopping in the beautiful outlet mall across the street from the resort. Have a wonderful meal in one of the many restaurants, and then enjoy the many gaming areas. Security is excellent. Very friendly people. Incredibly clean and well managed.

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Robert B, Team Member at Viejas Casino, responded to this review

Thank you, McBryan, for posting such a great review. We’re really happy that you enjoyed your visit at Viejas Casino & Resort! Our Team Members take great pride in providing the best in world-class service to all our guests. It’s all part of our Four Diamond experience. And we’re glad you noticed! We do hope you’re planning for a return... More 

San Francisco, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I am not a gambler, but have been to lots of different casinos to check out the buffet and restaurants ect. This one is OK. Some of the dealers like to see you win, others just hate their jobs. So my experience as you can see will only be back if the dealers smile a little more.

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Robert B, Team Member at Viejas Casino, responded to this review

Gretchen, thank you so much for your review! We’re very glad you enjoyed your visit to Viejas Casino & Resort. If fine dining is what you seek, we’d like to suggest for your next visit that you plan to dine at The Grove Steakhouse. You’ll enjoy gourmet delights such as Wagyu New York steak and whole Maine lobster joined with... More 

San Diego, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

There were no smoke-free rooms that had black jack tables like Pala casino, but there were smoke-free areas. Since I like black jack, I was disappointed. Buffet was awesome, their outlet shopping stores were awesome. Liked the band playing at the casino on the weekend nights, so it does not have to be all about gambling or going home…you can... More 

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Robert B, Team Member at Viejas Casino, responded to this review

Thank you, LadyTess77, for your thoughtful review! We’re very glad you enjoyed your recent visit to Viejas Casino & Resort! We are currently on schedule for our ambitious property expansion to be completed before the end of the year. Our casino will be significantly increased in size, allowing for more smoke-free area of play, and we are already adding hundreds... More 

El Cajon, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Best food and reasonable, numerous choices. Mexican, Asian, Steak house, great cafe and sandwiches at coffee shop

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Robert B, Team Member at Viejas Casino, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your generous review of our dining choices at Viejas Casino & Resort! We’re very glad that you enjoyed your stay with us! We’re very proud of all the dining selections we provide for our guests. From premier gourmet dining at The Grove Steakhouse to simple and tasty fare at Viejas Bowl, we offer delicious choices... More 

Maitland, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

This casino is hugh, with more slots than any other casino I've ever visited. The buffet is fantastic, withe great food and unlimited beer and wine.

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Robert B, Team Member at Viejas Casino, responded to this review

Thank you, Jan, for posting such a positive review! We’re very glad that you enjoyed your visit to Viejas Casino & Resort. Viejas Casino does in fact have the most slots of any casino in the area––well over 2,000! And we are currently adding what will be hundreds more of exciting new slots! Many of these new slots provide interactive... More 

Las Vegas, Nevada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We booked one night as we were invited to a party at the casino and it is located about 40 minutes outside of San Diego. The room was ok, new but needed repairs. It had 2 beds and a small patio, cost was $315 for the night and was very tiny. There were toss pillows on both beds, they frankly... More 

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