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“Gritty!”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Mermaid's Casino

Mermaid's Casino
Ranked #122 of 448 things to do in Las Vegas
Certificate of Excellence
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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194 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“Gritty!”
Reviewed December 7, 2012

This is an old school Vegas casino. They still pay out in coins! It was an interesting experience. I usually prefer the mega casino's, but this place made your drinks strong and had cheap little grill area. Also, not a hotel, so it doesn't get as crowded as some of the other major casino's in Vegas.

Visited December 2012
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Thank 598Storm598
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Jon S, Public Relations Manager at Mermaid's Casino, responded to this review, December 13, 2012
Dear 598Storm598,

Thank you for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed our little establishment.

We hope to see you again soon.

Best,
Jon
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Southern Pines, North Carolina
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75 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Fun Vegas Experience”
Reviewed November 23, 2012

If you have not been to Freemont Street, you should go at least once. It is loud and bright and colorful and everything Vegas became known for. We really enjoyed the Mermaid's Casino! It is all slots and pays you out in nickels. It was a fun trip with friends and something you should experience at least once!

Visited November 2012
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Jon S, Public Relations Manager at Mermaid's Casino, responded to this review, November 30, 2012
Dear Amy9159,

Thank you for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed the machines with the real coins. We hope to see you again soon.

Best,
Jon
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Hopewell, Virginia
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242 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
“Best kept secret-Love Mermaid's”
Reviewed November 8, 2012

On our last day in Vegas, November 1, I convinced my friends that we needed to go to Fremont street. I had been to Mermaid's in 2011 and had a great time. It is a small, old casino that aclually pays you in real coins. Reminds me of the old days in Vegas back in the 70's. The staff are all awesome. We had hotdogs for 99 cents. When gambling the drinks flow, you do not have to wait an hour between drinks. They also have a drawing every hour. Both of my friends won in the drawing. We started out here and stay for about an hour. Then we went to ome of the other casino's and came back to the Mermaid. We played for a long time and two of us came away winners. Just a fun place to hang out when you are not a high roller. Not recommended for the high roller crowd. You can loose your money somewhere else.

Visited November 2012
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Thank hilda102320
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Jon S, Public Relations Manager at Mermaid's Casino, responded to this review, November 10, 2012
Dear hilda102320.

Thank you for your review.. We are glad that you enjoyed the machines and the drinks. We hope to see you again soon.

Best,
Jon
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Salina, Kansas
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Mermaid's is a blast!”
Reviewed November 1, 2012

We LOVE this place! We visit it every trip to Vegas! The drinks are ample and the staff is friendly! We always leave with a nice buzz and usually more money then we came in with. I look forward to it every trip. Thanks Mermaid's for a great time everytime!

Visited October 2012
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Thank Lindsay C
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Jon S, Public Relations Manager at Mermaid's Casino, responded to this review, November 4, 2012
Dear Lindsay C.,

Thank you for the review! We love you as well! Please let us know if there is anything that we can do before your next visit.

Best,
Jon
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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96 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
“This place SUCKS - not really a "casino" at all. Rotten old machines that pay out nickels!!!!!”
Reviewed October 31, 2012

The girls outside that hand out the MardiGras beads drag you in......and tickets for drawings. So, we went in and decided to play a little bit. This casino is identical to and probably affiliated with the LeBayou casino that also has girls standing outside handing out beads. The restrooms are HORRIBLE, the drinks are a joke. If you play penny machines and think you will cash out your ticket - guess again. It will spit out half the nickels you are owed and then then the change dude will have to come with his $5 bag or nickles to refill the hopper. It's dirty, there is no customer service, the 'cashier' area is almost as nice as a run-down small town gas station. I will never waste my time again. Oh - and the drawing? We stayed for that. We were about 100,000 numbers off in ticket #. (see NO ONE WILL EVER WIN THAT)

Visited October 2012
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Jon S, Public Relations Manager at Mermaid's Casino, responded to this review, November 4, 2012
Dear travelgirl1960,

Sorry that you did not enjoy your time at Mermaids. We do have some changes in store and we hope that you give us another shot in the future.

Best,
Jon
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