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May 25, 2019

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Plaza Hotel and Casino

The Plaza, renovated in 2011, has a lobby that features marble and inlaid mosaic tiles, chandeliers and a plush front desk that matches the classic Las Vegas feel with a contemporary look.

The hotel has 1,003 rooms and suites that showcase views of the Las Vegas Strip and downtown Las Vegas. Amenities include world-class entertainment, a casino floor that offers an array of classic gaming choice, which include 600 slot machines, a 400-seat bingo room, 18 table games and 57,120 square feet of casino space.

Among the dining options is Oscar's Beef * Booze * Broads, a steakhouse opened by former Las Vegas Mayor Oscar B. Goodman, which is located in the glittery dome enclosure above the hotel's main entrance.

The Plaza sits at the west end of the Fremont Street Experience on the site of the first train depot and auction site in Las Vegas, dating back to the San Pedro-Los Angeles-Salt Lake Railroad in 1905. The railroad was sold to Union Pacific in 1921 and the depot was demolished in 1970 to make way for the Union Plaza Hotel, built in 1971.

The hotel has been featured or is visible in several movies, including the 1971 James Bond film, "Diamonds are Forever;" the 1989 film "Back to the Future Part II;" the 1995 move "Casino," and the 2000 movie "Pay it Forward."


Sports Book Yes Plaza Race and Sports Book
Poker Room Yes 4 tables. Open daily at 12 p.m.
Health club Yes  
Shopping Center    
Casino Wireless Internet Yes Wireless Internet and Internet kiosks located throughout the hotel.
Child Care    
Pets Allowed    
Non-Smoking Gaming    
Players Club Yes Players Club

Nightclub & Bars

The Zbar, located just off the casino floor at the Plaza Hotel and Casino, offers live entertainment and modern cocktails and is open daily at 4 p.m. Live entertainment starts at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Happy hour is 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday.


Oscar's Beef * Booze * BroadsOscar's Beef * Booze * Broads

"My expectations aren't that high for my place... just the best food, the best service, the best ambiance and the best broads!" - former Las Vegas Mayor Oscar B. Goodman.

Goodman, opened his signature steakhouse in December 2011, bringing memorabilia he accumulated during his 12 years as mayor. His restaurant, which is in the glass dome atop the front entrance of the Plaza Hotel and Casino, features aged steaks cooked over a 600-degree grill, which is accompanied by high-quality, made-from-scratch sides by Chef Jeffrey Martell. The libations feature a variety of hand-crafted cocktails.

The restaurant combines the meal and drinks with the opportunity to have one of Oscar's "Broads" visit with customers during dinner.

"These attractive women are reminiscent of the iconic showgirls who accompanied the former mayor to events during his tenure. However, instead of being showgirls, these women will be dinner companions who can discuss Las Vegas history or things to do downtown or on the Strip. When not mingling with customers, they stroll through the restaurant as hostesses, adding to the glamorous and uniquely Vegas style of Oscar’s," according to the restaurant's promotional materials. The restaurant opens daily at 5 p.m. Reservations can be made onlineor by calling 702-386-7227.

Oscar's Lounge is just outside the restaurant, featuring hor d'ourves, such as crab cakes or seared ahi tuna, and martinis. The lounge opens daily at 4 p.m.

Calvin & James, an acoustic jazz duo, from live entertainment from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

A private dining area, which can accommodate up to 100 people, is also available, serving Italian entrees and appetizers inspired by family recipes or named after legendary mobsters.

Cafelatte at Plaza
Saturday's business hours
6 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Gigi's Cupcakes
Saturday's business hours
9 a.m. - 11 p.m.
Hash House A Go Go at the Plaza
Saturday's business hours
7 a.m. - 1 a.m.
Island Sushi & Hawaiian Grill
Saturday's business hours
8 a.m. - 1 a.m.
McDonald's at the Plaza
Saturday's business hours
Open 24 hours
Oscar's Beef * Booze * Broads
Saturday's business hours
4 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Pop Up Pizza
Saturday's business hours
midnight - midnight
Subway at Plaza
Saturday's business hours
8 a.m. - 2 a.m.
Zaba's Mexican Kitchen
Saturday's business hours
11 a.m. - 2 a.m.


1 Main Street

Phone: 702-386-2110

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Plaza Showroom

Listen to a live swinging big band while you dine in the Plaza’s classic Las Vegas showroom.

Upcoming Shows
Friday, May 31
Louie Anderson at the Plaza
Upcoming Shows
Saturday, May 25
Louie Anderson at the Plaza
Upcoming Shows
Wednesday, May 29
Louie Anderson at the Plaza
Upcoming Shows
Thursday, May 30
Louie Anderson at the Plaza

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