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“Best steak in Vegas, at the best price!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Ellis Island BBQ

Ellis Island BBQ
Ranked #90 of 4,767 Restaurants in Las Vegas
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $10
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Large groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Surrey, Canada
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Best steak in Vegas, at the best price!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 10, 2013

This is our second time coming to Vegas and eating dinner at Ellis Island. The steak special is $7.99,(with a free players card) you get a luscious steak, baked potato,beans and a beer or root beer. We had to wait about 25 minutes but thats ok, we just sat at the bar, where the bartender was kind enough to change the basketball game to the hockey game (yay!) and then gave us free pina coladas until we had dinner!! The food was amazing, we were very full and happy when we left. Thank you Ellis Island, we recommend you to all our friends! They also have a brewery and mighty fine tasting beers!

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Litchfield, Minnesota
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“Great Food and friendly service!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 9, 2013

I ate breakfast two day in a row at Ellis Island Restaurant. Both mornings I was greeted cheerfully and waited on promptly. The food was good and service also. I've got to say it's a good place to eat. One of the servers is also very popular w/ the locals, Lucy, and I can see why as she really worked hard to make sure the guests were well taken care of.

  • Visited February 2013
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St. Albert, Canada
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Great Value”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 7, 2013

My wife and I ate breakfast and dinner at Ellis Island a few times during our recent stay. The breakfast's were excellent with good portions. We ate at the BBQ one night and both had the ribs. The were simply great tasting. I don't believe you can find a better value for BBQ in Vegas. The beer was as good as I have drank anywhere. Would not hesitate to return on our next trip to Vegas.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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306 reviews
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“Get the food not the beer.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 6, 2013 via mobile

We love trying local breweries. The beer at Ellis Island is cheap, $2.25, but also tastes like it. I got the amber, my husband the light. Both were flat. We had salads for lunch that were not bad. The cafe here offers a decent place to eat that is inexpensive, a nice change of pace from the strip. Service was fine.

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TOMAHAWK
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“Steak and more steak”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 5, 2013 via mobile

Where else can you go and have a steak and egg breakfast with potatoes and toast for $5.99, then come back for supper and have a steak, salad, potato, veggie, and a 20oz beer for $7.99. Not only is the price great but the food is to. We had several other meals there and everything was very good. The waitress's were excellent and the food came out fast. We had to wait for a table at every meal but it was well worth the time. The place is old and not the ritz but who cares its great. When they say this is where the locals go I believe it. On Sunday's this is where the cab drivers go for breakfast.

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