The French influence in the United States is evident in The Paris Las Vegas, a hotel and casino resort on the Las Vegas Strip in Paradise, Nevada. The Paris is obviously inspired by the City of Lights and its landmarks, such as the façade suggesting the Louvre and the Paris Opera House. The resort even features replicas of the Eiffel Tower, the Arc de Triomphe, and the La Fontaine des Mers.
The Paris also takes its inspiration from French cuisine in its buffet restaurant, Le Village Buffet. In a way, guests feel like they have been transported from the glitz of Las Vegas to the laidback elegance of a French village!
Below are the latest Paris Buffet menu prices.
|Adults (Per Person) (Monday-Friday Breakfast)||$21.99|
|Children (Per Child) (Monday-Friday Breakfast)||$12.99|
|Adults (Per Person) (Saturday-Sunday Breakfast)||$23.99|
|Children (Per Child) (Saturday-Sunday Breakfast)||$14.99|
|Adults (Per Person) (Brunch)||$30.99|
|Children (Per Child) (Brunch)||$19.99|
|Adults (Per Person) (Lunch)||$24.99|
|Children (Per Child) (Lunch)||$14.99|
|Adults (Per Person) (Monday-Friday Dinner)||$30.99|
|Children (Per Child) (Monday-Friday Dinner)||$17.99|
|Adults (Per Person) (Saturday-Sunday Dinner)||$30.99|
|Children (Per Child) (Saturday-Sunday Dinner)||$19.99|
|All You Care to Drink (Per Person)||$12.99|
In May 1995, Bally Entertainment announced the plans for construction of Paris Las Vegas during a shareholders meeting. The hotel and casino resort was co-designed by MBH Architects, Bergman, Walls & Associates, and Leidenfrost/Horowitz & Associates.
On 18 April 1997, Bally Entertainment broke ground for the project and construction started in May 1997. By 1 September 1999, The Paris Las Vegas opened its doors to the general public with much fanfare.
Today, Caesars Entertainment Corporation, the largest operator of hotel-and-casino resorts in the world, owns The Paris.
What They Are Famous For
The Paris Las Vegas is notable for its architecture, especially for the half-scale model of the Eiffel Tower with its legs penetrating through to the casino floor. The signature attractions here include the Eiffel Tower Experience and the Risqué de Paris, as well as shows by world-famous artists like Barry Manilow.
Why Eat Here
Keep in mind that The Paris Las Vegas has several notable restaurants including Eiffel Tower Restaurant, Jean Joho, and Restaurant Gordon Ramsay. But for guests who want more affordable prices, more laidback feel, and more variety yet still getting delicious dishes and desserts, the Le Village Buffet is their best bet – and it will be, too, after you have experienced it.
According to the management, Le Village Buffet isn’t your traditional Las Vegas buffet restaurant because it takes the experience to a higher level. The French village setting immediately puts guests at ease with its warm and welcoming atmosphere while the layout makes it possible to enjoy either al fresco-style or fireplace-accented dining. Guests can between eating outside of the town square or inside the casual dining room with its fireplace.
The French village theme also features five cottages representing the five provinces of France – and each one has distinctive décor, too. Guests can then choose from five different sub-types French cuisines and feel like they have taken a culinary journey through France!
Each of the cottages offer at least one dish that stays true to the region represented, such as savory crepes from Brittany, rotisserie chicken and mashed potatoes from Burgundy, and penne alla puttanesca from Provence. But most of the dishes are actually traditional American in nature but these have strong French twists. You may initially be hesitant about the French label but you don’t have to be considering that it’s a fusion of American and French cuisines, in a manner of speaking.
Guests usually start their meals by choosing their salads at the salad bar where pre-made and made-to-order salads can be enjoyed. The pre-made salads include mozzarella tomato salad and classic Caesar’s salad. The seafood station is also a must-try with its snow crabs and peel-and-eat shrimp, as can also be said for the soup station with offerings like potato leek soup and French onion soup. The truffle macaroni and cheese is also a must-eat because it’s so creamy, a far cry from the fast-food counterpart.
The Mediterranean station offers more healthy dishes from grilled vegetables, hummus, and dolmates to pita bread and pates. The crepes station offers sweet and savory toppings, such as cheese, ham and mushrooms as well as fresh fruits, whipped cream, and Nutella. The French bread station is just as impressive with its selection of potato bread, crispy baguettes, and Asiago cheese rolls, among others.
The carving station is a meat lovers’ dream with the servers giving guests generous cuts of pork, prime rib, and chicken duck a l’orange; the selection also changes regularly although many of the items are considered as staples. But for those who aren’t into meat, the Brussels sprouts, curried cauliflower, and tender filet of sole are great choices.
And the desserts are scrumptious! There are several types of crème brûlée, mini crème caramels, and tiramisus, as well as chocolate-covered fresh strawberries and soft-serve custard in chocolate and vanilla flavors. The pastries, pies and sugar-free delicacies make it worth your while to indulge.
The drink specials will quench your thirst, too. The choices include draft beers, house wines, and Blood Mary.
If you want to be assured of a table, you are well-advised to make a reservation via OpenTable. You will then not wait too long to enter the Le Village Buffet and enjoy its French-inspired food and scenery.
To learn more about Paris Buffet, visit their website at www.caesars.com.