Address: Miracle Mile Shops, 3663 Las Vegas Blvd. S.
Status: Opened at 10 a.m. Hours: Open from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and from 10 a.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday.
The automated world of cocktails is now upon us. Tipsy Robot shook its first cocktail today, with two robots mixing up the 18 cocktails on the menu.
Customers order their drinks on one of 33 tablets, choosing a specialty cocktail or creating on of their own. Robo shots and a Bionic Bomb are among the concoctions. Then they can watch an electronic board that estimates how long before their $14 drink arrives. Those robotic arms, which operate similar to their human counterparts, need about 60 to 90 seconds to complete an order.
In their spare time, the robotic arms slice fruit or even dance to the soundtrack of EDM and Top 40 hits. Sorry, the robots can’t pour beer or wine. They also don’t accept tips.
Luddites can head to the neighboring bar with its own set of human bartenders who serve beer, soda, wine and of course, cocktails.
Tipsy Robot also has a social media wall where patrons can post their concoctions live. A photo booth takes pictures for the smart phone impaired.
Another note: Neither robot has a name quite yet. Tipsy Robot is leaving that task to über fans who want to come up with proper sobriquets for the duo.
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