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“The barbeque is great!”
Review of Ellis Island BBQ

Ellis Island BBQ
Ranked #105 of 5,057 Restaurants in Las Vegas
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $10
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Reviewed May 20, 2013

Very appreciate every time I go here. Gambling is cheap, and the BBQ is excellent. Ribs are the best (over the chicken). I have enjoyed the regular restaurant for breakfast and dinner. the BBQ is a new choice, and is excellent.

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Reviewed May 20, 2013

You usually have to wait for a table here as it can be very busy but you get seated pretty quick. There breakfasts are out of this world; the portions are huge and the food is so nice. The dinner menu has a great choice too, again, big portions but still really tasty. It is really great value for money considering you can get a steak dinner for less than $10. The only thing that let it down was an incident we witnessed; a customer complained about his steak being overcooked as soon as it arrived and asked for it to be sent back. He was very polite about it but the next thing the manageress and security appeared and told him he would have to pay for his steak. When he explained that he was not eating it and therefore would not be paying for it the manageress become quite nasty and got security to escort him out of the casino and told him never to return! Her attitude was pretty bad and then she carried on badmouthing the customer to anyone who would listen. Not a good example to set.

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Reviewed May 19, 2013

This casino/restaurant is located behind Bally's. We walked there from strip near Bally's. It was about a country mile walk (20 mins). Not a bad walk if it's not too hot. Just make sure you wear comfy shoes and have water!.

This place doesn't boast all the glitz and glam of Vegas.It's more like a locals hang out. It's an old style casino (small) with an adequate amount of slot machines. They also offer bingo. There are like 3 or 4 eating places inside. We ate at the cafe.

We had the steak special for dinner. The regular price is 11.99 but if you have a players card along with the 1.00 off coupon, it will run you 7.99. This was the BEST 7.99 steak dinner I've ever eaten! Nice sized steak, baked potato, green beans, beer/rootbeer...can't beat that! The servers were nice!!! The next morning we walked back over and had the steak and egg breakfast...5.99. Again, well worth the 20 minute walk. Will try and post the photo when I find my cable. We also managed to walk away winners at the slot machine....lol

I would def recommend this place. However, if you not looking for a down home meal or hang out with the locals...then this is not the place for you. Just know, you missing out on a treat!!!

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Thank dianadenise
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Reviewed May 17, 2013

each time we visit vegas we stop at ellis ilsand this is a local rest. been around forever not fancy at all. but contains 2 restaurants in it. one is a strictly barbecue which is wonderful full slab of ribs around 13.99 great deal and they taste great. the other rest. is where you would go for a great steak dinner steak and all the fixings with a large beer 8.99. that rest. is also very good and the people very friendly its sits behind planet hollywood but would be quite a trek to walk need to drive there but what a nice change over all the overprice food on the strip.

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Thank karenw57
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Reviewed May 15, 2013

The steak special is still available - just ask for it. It went up to $8.99 but now you have to get a coupon with your player's card. Our food was as good as ever but service is still questionable. We waited an awfully long time to even get waited on. The regulars known by the waitstaff are escorted in the restaurant and the waitstaff stands at their table until they decide what they want. We had to flag down our server for a water refill.

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Thank Kathryn P
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