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I've been coming to Vegas since the 70s. The El is the first place I stayed. Although I prefer to stay on the strip I always come here to gamble. It has an old style about it the Pit bosses and crews on the crap...More
This is one od the originals, and it's not to be missed. It has an old Vegas feel, and the staff, dealers, pit bosses and everyone else is just great. I hadn't been here for about 6 months, and when I walked in, the pit...More
Siegel's 1940 in the El Cortez casino,has the best prime rib! It melts in your mouth! They have awesome burgers,salmon,and huge salads, is what we had at our table! ( if you stay at El Cortez, they have a lot of food perks, we had...More
Not everything in Las Vegas looks like the Bellagio, Luxor, MGM Grand, Caesars Palace or The Mirage. To get a feel for the history of the town, visit the El Cortez, a relatively small downtown gaming venue that is one of the oldest continuously operated...More
If you love prime rib, the restaurant at the El Cortez is the place to go. You must ask for the special or you will be served the higher-priced prime rib on the menu. The dinner includes a nice portion of prime rib, your choice...More
Take a walk down Fremont St outside of the "experience" to find a genuine old casino, the El Cortez. Good for craps, as they offer $5 bets with 10x odds. Walked in with $200 and out with $600 after about half an hour. Good blackjack...More
We visited downtown one day and this was by far our favourite casino. It was so enjoyable we returned one evening later that week. Cocktails servers were regular and attentive. Restrooms were clean and well maintained. Will definitely return.