Spoil mom with special dishes for Mother's Day
A gourmet brunch buffet will be served from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Grand Ballroom. The menu includes prime rib, rack of lamb, corn cob-smoked ham, chilled crab and prawns, crab cakes, smoked scallops, shrimp scampi, duck breast and omelets made-to-order. Cost: $49.95 and $17.95 ages 4-10.
A champagne brunch and dinner will be served from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. in Toucan Charlie’s Buffet and Grille. Selections include prime rib, smoked pastrami, Frenched turkey breast, rack of lamb, corn cob-smoked ham, rope sausage, a pho noodle bar, a Mongolian barbecue station and a chocolate fountain. Cost: $39.99 and $17.99 ages 4-10.
Four-course dinners with a choice of soy-glazed salmon or Boursin-crusted petit filet mignon will be served from 4 p.m. in the Steakhouse. Prix fixe cost from $55.
Four-course dinners with a choice of pan-seared Verlasso salmon fillet or bacon-wrapped petit filet and Maine lobster tail will be served from 4 p.m. in Bistro Napa. Prix fixe cost from $55.
The Manhattan Deli serves steak and lobster for $27.99 from 11 a.m.
Filet Benedict will be served for $12.99 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Purple Parrot. A petit filet mignon and scampi will be served for $26.99 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
BONANZA: A brunch will be served from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Cactus Creek Prime Steakhouse. Selections include prime rib hash and eggs for $16; bananas Foster French toast for $14; a lobster frittata for $23; eggs Benedict with duck prosciutto for $18; lemon cakes for $12; and steak benne for $20. Reservations are required.
A special meal will be served for $16.95 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. in the Branding Iron Café. The meal includes potato-leek soup or salad; an 8-ounce beef tenderloin steak; and tiramisu.
A brunch buffet will be served from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., and a dinner buffet will be served from 2 to 8 p.m. in the Branding Iron Buffet. Brunch items include roast beef, baked ham, omelets made-to-order, quiche Lorraine, chicken-fried steak, eggs Benedict and baked chicken.
Dinner selections include roast beef, turkey breast, pork loin in a rosemary brown sauce, beef pepper steak, herb-baked chicken, baked fish and a scampi station. Cost: $12.95.
BOOMTOWN: Two special meals will be served from 4:30 p.m. in the Steakhouse. The meals include a burrata caprese salad or chilled melon-mint soup; a petit filet and garlic-poached prawns for $31 and a stuffed chicken breast for $25; and a mixed berry parfait. Mothers get a carnation.
CARSON VALLEY INN: Two special dinners will be served from 4:30 p.m. in CV Steak. A 6-ounce filet mignon with a half-pound of king crab legs costs $36, and filet of sole stuffed with shrimp, scallops and crab with béarnaise sauce costs $29.
Katie’s Country Kitchen serves two special meals with soup or salad from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Pan-seared chicken with an artichoke cream sauce costs $9.99, and grilled salmon with asparagus, crab meat and béarnaise sauce costs $13.99.
Both restaurants offer children’s menus on Mother’s Day.
CIRCUS CIRCUS: The Steakhouse serves special meals for $38. The meals include lobster bisque or salad with grilled peaches; Parmesan-crusted chicken breast, Hong Kong-style steamed bass or a bone-in filet; and Tommy Bahama pineapple crème brulee.
The Americana Café serves special meals for $14.99. The meal includes roasted and stuffed sweet peppers with tuna salad; bacon-wrapped pork tenderloin or sea bass with champagne sauce; and blueberry and blackberry cobbler with vanilla bean ice cream.
The Courtyard Buffet serves a special brunch buffet. The buffet includes eggs and omelets made-to-order, prime rib, orange-glazed ham, Italian rope sausage, turkey breast, pork chops, Icelandic cod with lemon-pepper crust, beef stroganoff, a stir-fry noodle station, a pizza station and a chocolate fountain. Cost: $23.99 and $11.99 for children. Details: 775-329-0711.
CRYSTAL BAY CASINO: The Steak and Lobster House serves a special meal for $50 from 4 to 8 p.m. The menu includes sweet potato bisque or salad; prime rib or roasted Alaskan halibut; and chocolate pots de crème.
ELDORADO: The Buffet serves a special brunch from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The menu includes shrimp cocktails, smoked salmon, devilish green eggs and ham, eggs Benedict, roast turkey breast, herb-roasted leg of lamb with mint pesto, brown sugar-mustard glazed ham, pineapple tamales, mini crab cakes and mushroom ravioli with porcini cream sauce. Cost: $28.99 and $15.99 ages 4-10, $23.99 Gold club members and above.
Roxy, La Strada, The Prime Rib Grill (open at 5 p.m.) and Millies24 (around the clock) serve their regular menus. Moms on Mother’s Day get a free dessert when dining at the restaurants.
GRAND SIERRA: Charlie Palmer Steak serves brunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The menu includes pan-seared Hawaiian snapper, wild gulf prawns and choice of Benedicts, including traditional, Dungeness crab, smoked salmon or BLT; filet mignon or New York steak and eggs; organic Palomino Valley eggs and bacon, sausage or chorizo; free-range omelet; buttermilk-marinated fried chicken and waffles; or an open-face bacon, lettuce and tomato sandwich on sourdough bread. Cost: $39, $27 for children and free for children 2 and younger.
Dinner will be served from 5 to 9 p.m. in Charlie Palmer Steak. Selections include a spring salad with asparagus and Dungeness crab for $16; rosemary-roasted filet and butter-poached lobster for $49; and strawberry shortcake with a vanilla cream cloud for $8.
Bruscola serves an all-inclusive meal for $55 from 5 to 9 p.m. The meal includes a Dungeness crab-stuffed dumpling with lobster cream sauce; lobster bisque or prosciutto-wrapped cantaloupe and mixed greens; veal chop ala Milanese or seared sea bass with strawberry salsa; and caramel shortcake with balsamic-marinated fruit. The meal includes a glass of Santa Margherita prosecco.
Grand Café serves a special meal for $32 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. The meal includes crab cakes with tomato-basil aioli; soup or salad; Dungeness crab-stuffed salmon or prime rib; and chocolate tulip with raspberry mousse.
Cantina serves a special dinner from 5 to 9 p.m. The meal includes a beef tamale de picadillo for $6; four oysters fresca with tomatillo concasse for $9; braised veal shank or ancho-cilantro rubbed chicken for $18; and guava cream cheese and horchata sorbet for $6.
The Grand Buffet serves a brunch from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Selections include smoked turkey breast, prime rib, smoked ham, smoked beef brisket, sausage ropes, grilled New York steaks, eggs Benedict, beef tenderloin kebabs, chilled seafood, an omelet station, a pho soup station and pizzas. Cost: $31.99 and $16.99 for children.
A dinner buffet will be served from 3 to 9 p.m. in the Grand Buffet. Selections include herb New York strip, smoked turkey breast, smoked beef brisket, smoked beef short ribs, barbecued oysters, grilled New York and rib-eye steaks, buttermilk-fried chicken, grilled salmon, stuffed flounder with caper sauce, Hong Kong roasted duck, a pho soup station, chilled seafood and pizzas. Cost: $31.99 and $16.99 for children.
HARRAH’S RENO: A champagne brunch will be served from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Carvings Buffet. The menu includes New Zealand mussels, hickory-smoked ham, prime rib, roast turkey, scrambled eggs, Florentine eggs Benedict, broiled chicken breast with honey-mustard glaze, lemon-pepper orange roughy in a butter sauce, pork tenderloin with rosemary cream sauce and sautéed clams and mussels. Cost: $25.99 and $16.99 ages 3-10, $23.99 and $14.99 ages 3-10 for Total Rewards members.
A special dinner will be served from 5 to 9 p.m. in the Steakhouse. The meal includes coconut prawns with a duo of dipping sauces; creamy five-onion soup or salad; 8-ounce prime rib or Alaskan halibut topped with crab and lemon beurre blanc; and cheesecake or raspberry Napoleon with Chambord reduction and crème fraiche. Cost: $65.
HOBEY’S: The Coffee Shop serves Dungeness crab eggs Benedict or shrimp scampi for $9.95.
The Sun Valley Steakhouse serves specials from 4 to 9 p.m. The specials include a Bloody Mary prawn cocktail; soup or salad; filet and lobster tail or twin lobster tails for $34.95 and large lobster tail or beef Porterhouse with mushroom Diane sauce for $60; and cherries jubilee.
NUGGET: A special Mother’s Day buffet will be served from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Ballroom. The buffets in the Ballroom and in the Rotisserie Buffet include omelets made-to-order, eggs Benedict, prime rib, roast turkey, honey-glazed ham, grilled salmon with tropical fruit relish and roasted pork loin with cherries jubilee sauce. Cost: $23.95 and $12.95 ages 5-11.
PEPPERMILL: The Island Buffet serves a Mother’s Day champagne brunch and dinner from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Breakfast items are served until 2 p.m. Selections include chilled shrimp and cracked crab, eggs and omelets made-to-order, fruit-glazed ham, prime rib, soy-marinated salmon, leg of lamb, chipotle barbecued pork ribs, coconut prawns, grilled rib-eye and New York steaks, chicken cordon bleu, Jalisco beef enchiladas and Asian wok specials. Cost: $31.99 and $15.99 ages 4-11.
SANDS REGENCY: A special meal will be served for $15.95 from 4 p.m. to closing in the Copa Bar and Grill. The meal includes soup or salad; chicken marsala with lobster tail and mushroom ravioli; and cheesecake with berries.
The Buffet will serve dinner from 4 to 9 p.m. The menu includes prime rib, bourbon-glazed ham, barbecued baby back ribs, country-fried chicken, Atlantic salmon with bay shrimp and meatloaf with mushroom sauce. Cost: $13.95.
SILVER LEGACY: Sterling’s Seafood Steakhouse serves a brunch from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Selections include oysters Rockefeller, an omelet station, prime rib hash, grilled lamb chops, petit filet tips, gravlax, mimosas and bellinis. Mothers get a rose. Cost: $44.99 and $24.99 ages 4-10.
Flavors! the Buffet serves a brunch from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The menu features chilled snow crab legs and shrimp, made-to-order omelets, Belgian waffles with bananas Foster sauce, an egg white frittata with lox, prime rib, bone-in ham, leg of lamb, macadamia-crusted barramundi filets, chicken-fried steaks and sautéed shrimp and scallops with chardonnay sauce. Cost: $27.99 and $14.99 ages 4-10.
Café Central is serving a special meal for $23.95 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. The meal includes salad with strawberries and jicama, medallions of beef with lobster ragout and lime and vanilla-poached pineapple for dessert.
Pearl Oyster Bar serves a special for $19.95 from 11 a.m. The meal includes lobster scampi with sundried tomato-ricotta ravioli and a dessert of lime and vanilla-poached pineapple with Caribbean cocktail mousse.
Moms who dine in Flavors!, Café Central or Pearl get a carnation.
WHITNEY PEAK: A Mother’s Day brunch will be served from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. In the Heritage Restaurant. The menu includes chilled seafood, eggs Benedict, omelets made-to-order, chardonnay-poached Verlasso salmon, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, prime rib, leg of lamb and herb-crusted steak with red wine demi glace.
Cost: $26 and $15 ages 12 and younger.
Reservations are required.