DRich
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September 23rd, 2019 at 10:22:29 AM permalink
Hopefully some one here can help me,

A few months ago my Father in Law was in town and wanted to go to a buffet for Prime Rib. My wife and I rarely eat at buffets and I thought all buffets had Prime Rib. We went to Sunset Station and were disappointed because they did not have Prime Rib for him.

What are some inexpensive buffets that regularly have Prime Rib. He will be back in town soon and I don't want to disappoint him again.
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September 23rd, 2019 at 10:54:44 AM permalink
Quote: DRich



What are some inexpensive buffets that regularly have Prime Rib. He will be back in town soon and I don't want to disappoint him again.



Prime rib is very expensive and if
they do have it, it's often the
shoe leather cut that takes 5 min
to chew.
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September 23rd, 2019 at 11:55:18 AM permalink
Main Street Station has prime rib on their dinner buffet on Saturdays and Tuesdays. $16.99 with their lowest level players card.

https://www.mainstreetcasino.com/dine/garden-court-buffet
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September 23rd, 2019 at 11:58:43 AM permalink
Quote: EvenBob

Prime rib is very expensive and if
they do have it, it's often the
shoe leather cut that takes 5 min
to chew.



At least is is not horseshoe cut.
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September 23rd, 2019 at 12:13:06 PM permalink
Quote: ams288

Main Street Station has prime rib on their dinner buffet on Saturdays and Tuesdays. $16.99 with their lowest level players card.

https://www.mainstreetcasino.com/dine/garden-court-buffet



Thnak you, that is a good suggestion.
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September 23rd, 2019 at 12:21:20 PM permalink
Quote: AZDuffman

At least is is not horseshoe cut.



I don't remember ever getting
prime rib is any buffet that
first, wasn't PR at all, and second,
was nothing like the real PR
you get in a regular restaurant.
Most people are clueless when
it comes to cuts of beef, tell
them it's PR and they will
believe it.
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September 23rd, 2019 at 1:43:39 PM permalink
Quote: EvenBob

I don't remember ever getting
prime rib is any buffet that
first, wasn't PR at all, and second,
was nothing like the real PR
you get in a regular restaurant.
Most people are clueless when
it comes to cuts of beef, tell
them it's PR and they will
believe it.



Yeah, you don't say. I was at a steakhouse in Texas years ago, neat place with an adult slide. But anyhow, a woman ordered prime rib amd when it came she gagged at how it looked. Server offered to replace it with something else and suggested ribeye. I had to tell her that ribeye is the exact same cut, just cooked different.

I forget how it got resolved, but come on.
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September 24th, 2019 at 3:58:40 AM permalink
The Fremont has a Prime Rib Buffet too.

At the Paradise Buffet
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September 24th, 2019 at 4:48:38 AM permalink
Quote: ten2win

The Fremont has a Prime Rib Buffet too.

At the Paradise Buffet



I ate there on one of my recent trips.

I'd avoid it. MSS's buffet is much better for the same price point.
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September 24th, 2019 at 6:10:18 AM permalink
Quote: EvenBob

I don't remember ever getting
prime rib is any buffet that
first, wasn't PR at all, and second,
was nothing like the real PR
you get in a regular restaurant.
Most people are clueless when
it comes to cuts of beef, tell
them it's PR and they will
believe it.



What you usually get is what’s called “steamship round”, which is round roast cut thin and against the grain to keep it toothsome. When done properly it it still pretty good, but it isn’t a rib roast.
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September 24th, 2019 at 6:36:58 AM permalink
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“steamship round”, which is round roast cut thin.

Thin? Most of the Prime Ribs I've had are about an inch thick and a good inch of fat on the steak.

MSS: quite a bargain still even though I've heard there is no longer a piano and fewer upholster chairs on the mezzanine level.
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September 24th, 2019 at 10:27:38 AM permalink
Quote: Mosca

What you usually get is what’s called “steamship round”,



Yup, it's a big rump roast passed off
as 'prime rib'. Even wholesale PR
is at least $12 a pound, hard to make
money at a buffet. In fact, I don't
think I've ever seen real PR at any
buffet that was under $30.

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September 24th, 2019 at 4:11:02 PM permalink
Perhaps it is an excuse to get you to take the horseradish and they recoup everything by selling you a zillion Bloody Mary's to douse the fire in your throat.
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January 12th, 2020 at 6:48:28 AM permalink
Harrah's in Laughling (Fresh Market Square Buffet) have Saturday Steak nights. The rest of the buffet is ehhh, but they no-kidding have real-deal prime ribs which tasted better than Lawry's which surprised me. You have to ask for center cut when it comes out fresh.
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