pacomartin
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October 20th, 2010 at 5:44:50 AM permalink
There is a good review: article on long time Vegas restaurants .

1 El Sombrero: 807 Main St. Opened in 1950
2 Bob Taylor's Ranch House: 6250 Rio Vista St. Opened in 1955
3 The Golden Steer: 308 W. Sahara Ave. Opened in 1958
4 The Bootlegger Bistro: 7700 Las Vegas Blvd. South Opened in 1973
5 Ricardo's: 4930 W. Flamingo Road Opened in 1979
6 Andre's Monte Carlo: 3770 Las Vegas Blvd. South Opened in 1980
7 Metro Pizza: Multiple locations Opened in 1980
8 Ferraro's: 4480 Paradise Road Opened in 1985
9 Paymon's Mediterranean Cafe & Lounge: 4147 S. Maryland Parkway, 8380 W. Sahara Ave. Opened in 1988


Paymon's is particularly good. The Golden Steer was recommended by the Wizard.

Piero's (opened 1982) seems to be a notable omission from the list. Caravan Cafe in the Sahara is said to be the oldest restaurant in Vegas.

Please add other places to this blog.
Ayecarumba
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October 20th, 2010 at 3:34:18 PM permalink
It's funny how something that opened in 1988 is considered "long time". I've got socks older than that.

One of the biggest problem's with great "family" restaurants is that the folks that start them don't train their family to continue them. Usually, the children want (and their parent's hope is for them to have) an easier job with better pay. Eventually, the restaurant is sold, and the new owners charge more, or skimp on ingredients. It's too bad.
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JIMMYFOCKER
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January 25th, 2011 at 10:36:32 AM permalink
Quote: Ayecarumba

It's funny how something that opened in 1988 is considered "long time". I've got socks older than that.

One of the biggest problem's with great "family" restaurants is that the folks that start them don't train their family to continue them. Usually, the children want (and their parent's hope is for them to have) an easier job with better pay. Eventually, the restaurant is sold, and the new owners charge more, or skimp on ingredients. It's too bad.



I usually pack when visiting half of these places mentioned.
thlf
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January 25th, 2011 at 10:55:16 AM permalink
How about the Palimino Club. Been around a long time and has got the best taco's in town.
JIMMYFOCKER
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January 25th, 2011 at 10:57:19 AM permalink
Quote: thlf

How about the Palimino Club. Been around a long time and has got the best taco's in town.



LMFAO

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