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“Not quite the glamour show commercials advertise...”
Review of Empire City Casino

Empire City Casino
Reviewed August 23, 2012

If you are looking for glam restaurants, great shows plus games, this probably isn't the place. It's nice for an hour or so with a few slots, but it's not all it's cracked up to be.

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Reviewed August 19, 2012

Ever since Empire City opened, my dad is a new man. He loves video poker and a few slots and has a ball. Sometimes he wins and sometimes he loses, but he is so alive when he is there it is worth every cent. He is 90 and going strong! My husband and I play occasionally and we have eaten in several of the restaurants. Nonnos Italian is the newest addition. The food is good and the service is fine. It is not gourmet, but I am not expecting that at a local casino. We visit the casino about once a month and we can't wait to see what the new extent ion brings.

Thank Grace W
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Reviewed August 16, 2012

This casino is an excellent alternative to the bigger casino's. If you are looking for a quick break and want to play this is the place.They have varies gaming stations, good food, events, concerts, comedy shows, drinks specials and comedy night. I love going here for a couple of hours to get away.

1  Thank soulsista2007
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Reviewed July 31, 2012

Enjoy the races and the people watching. Good shows. Not someplace you want to eat, unfortunately. The only restaurant worth visiting is the Empire Terrace. Any of the other restaurants you will find better at the mall.

2  Thank Rete648
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Reviewed July 24, 2012

I was pleasantly surprised with the level of service and overall operations at Empire casino at Yonkers Raceway. The casino floor was gigantic and endless, is it Vegas- no- its ZYonkers and with all the money you save by not flying to vegas or driviong to AC, you can more than enjoy yourself at this well run Casino. Everythign ran like clock work and it was obvious there was pride in those who worked there. Could have afew more food options but overall I think this place was great and only 20 minutes form mny home in northeast NJ. They had a band shell inthe casion which attracted lots of locals on this Sunday night. It was great see local culture ripping it up on the dance floor to smooth latin beats. I am impressed with Empire casino..Real gaming tables are up stairs on second floor : )

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