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Address: 1 Piasa St, Alton, IL 62002-6276
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NYE BUFFETT HOT CRAB LEGS AND WARM CHAMPANE

ALL IN ALL ... for what it is this was a very nice casino buffet food hot cold items cold and all you can eat crab legs ... However, the champagne from the fountain was warm... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
FIRSTPICKVALET
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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125 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

ALL IN ALL ... for what it is this was a very nice casino buffet food hot cold items cold and all you can eat crab legs ... However, the champagne from the fountain was warm, not hot ... they fix it right away for me ... so no complaints. For what it is I feel a good value for... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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51 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Riverboat gambling. Wasn't busy the night I was there. An entire bar without service, though there were video poker machines in the bar. You had to wait for a waitress to come by if you want a drink. A new bar without poker machines on another floor. Not much activity there. You're a gambling facility, not a bar, put poker... More 

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Estero, Florida
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28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

Nice small casino. I'd give 5 stars if I didn't have to wait so long for a beverage while playing at the card tables.

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Thank lilwhisprs
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

The casino needs some extensive work. The elevators are too slow, the stairs are too steep. It is hard to find a worker to watch a machine in order to take a restroom break and the boat is too compact.

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Thank Kimberly T
Vandalia, Illinois
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Although we are not gamblers, we have frequented the Argosy's Captain's Buffet for several years now. Always been a delight--peaceful music, quiet, clean, large selection of homemade foods--for instance, crag Rangoon, chicken Marsala, homemade meat loaf, bananas foster. NOW--TVs on the wall, rap music playing, not nearly as many food selections, and quite a few of those looked like they... More 

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Thank Ann H
Saint Louis, Missouri
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56 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 14, 2016

It's kind of tricky coming from the bridge to park at on-campus parking. Turn is not clearly marked. We walked in to find the security guards piddling with the roll thing to walk through. Kind of annoyed, they notice us, and are immediately the nicest guys ever. Asked if we were staying for unlimited crab legs (start at 4). We... More 

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Jacksonville, Illinois
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33 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

I'm not a gambler but we will stop on special occasions and when traveling with others who want to. I have to say I like this one best drink stations up front friendly staff nice Riverview's out on smoking decks. Slots are looser than St Louis

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Thank Kathy F
Alton, Illinois
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6 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2016

The food was horrible, no taste at all, cold when it was supposed to be warm and raw meat. No even mimosas to easy the bad choice

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Florissant, Missouri
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43 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2016

From the security guards who welcome you when you walk in to the cashiers, everyone is very kind. The non-smoking policy is the best. You MUST be 21 to get in, even to eat, but the new 99 HOPS HOUSE, like Hollywood Casino, is awesome. You cannot get cell reception, but that's kind of nice....getting away from it all and... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2016

It was my bright suggestion to go to ALTON for my friends bday--instead of the STL casinos---6 of us...played various games ...NO ONE won ....elevator smells bad (has for years)...the 3rd floor was closed off....I apologized to everyone...bad choice...never again....maybe if we had eaten there...I could have had one nice thing to say!

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