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Bacchanal Buffet Price Increase

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Bacchanal Buffet Price Increase

Just saw this in an email from the Las Vegas Advisor...

The Bacchanal Buffet at Caesars Palace has raised prices again. That's four price increases in four months for Las Vegas' priciest buffet. It's now $25.99 for breakfast, $32.99 for lunch, $41.99 for Champagne brunch, $45.99 for dinner, and $50.99 for weekend dinner. The discount for showing a Total Rewards card is now just $1 for all meals.

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1. Re: Bacchanal Buffet Price Increase

I wonder if this is worth it now for us to go there tonight? Or if we should head across to Paris or next door to Bellagio. Thoughts??

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2. Re: Bacchanal Buffet Price Increase

Guess they're packing 'em in, and people must be paying it. Wonder where the price point is where people say "no thanks"?

Second "wonder" is how many people are using TR points for stuff like this so it's not like real money?

I typically only take one breakfast buffet when in Las Vegas, with an exception here and there. $26 is just beyond my "I'm not paying THAT to get my own food" line. :)

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3. Re: Bacchanal Buffet Price Increase

Wow, that is kind of nuts. I wanted to check it out but by the time I get there in April the price will probably be $299.

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4. Re: Bacchanal Buffet Price Increase

Agree with IrishFan on the breakfast prices. My two favorite Vegas breakfasts are Tableau at Wynn and Verandah at Four Seasons. I'm happy to pay $25-30 for excellent food, great service and a beautiful outdoor setting. Paying that for any regular buffet (rather than say a weekend brunch) just seems crazy.

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5. Re: Bacchanal Buffet Price Increase

Write this Down. This is the official mantra of Las Vegas:

"If they could charge $5 more they would"

This applies to EVERYTHING in Las Vegas. If Quad could charge $5 more a night for their rooms they would. But they can't, because a guy down the street provides a better product for that same price. Until all of the other hotels above them raise their prices, Quad is locked in. But I guarantee you that as soon as they are able, they will charge that $5 more.

There is nothing stopping Caesars from charging that $5 more, so they do. If Caesars discovers that they are losing enough customers to their competition due to their pricing, they will either cut costs (quality) or lower the price. Until that happens, you better expect to pay this price.

And hope that they don't think they can charge $5 more, or the rate will go up again.

Welcome to Las Vegas. One of the last true bastions of capitalism.

Windsor, Ontario
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6. Re: Bacchanal Buffet Price Increase

After I enjoyed such an excellent meal there last week, price did not matter. well worth what I paid. It is worth it.

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7. Re: Bacchanal Buffet Price Increase

If we're paying $100 or more for dinner, it's going to be at a nice restaurant. The reviews say it's amazing but at the end of the day, it's still a buffet. I'd rather spend the money on a well prepared meal vs. standing in line then trying to eat myself into a food coma. But that's just me.

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8. Re: Bacchanal Buffet Price Increase

I was planning on eating there in April but at these prices I do not think its worth it. I can get some very nice sit down meals at that pricepoint.

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9. Re: Bacchanal Buffet Price Increase

I was going to go before Absinthe in April but not now. Might as well try out any of the other numerous fine dining at CP.

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10. Re: Bacchanal Buffet Price Increase

That about prices me out of trying it.