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Circus Buffet Returns With Breakfast, Brunch, and Dinner Just in Time for Memorial Day Weekend

The buffet joins a new food court on the way and the departure of Vince Neil’s Tatuado Eat Drink Party

The interior wall of a circus-themed buffet
Artwork at the Circus Buffet
Louiie Victa

The buffet, that staple of dining in Las Vegas casinos, slowly makes a comeback with the Circus Buffet at Circus Circus reopening on Saturday, May 29. Build-your-own omelets return for breakfast while the buffet’s fried chicken arrives just in time for dinner.

The buffet closed in March 2020 when the state called for all nonessential businesses to temporarily shut down to prevent the spread of COVID-19, and in November, the resort opted to slim down Circus Buffet and the adjacent back of the house space to make way for a new food court.

The $9 million food court renovation overseen by locals Feel Good Brands brings Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Pick Up Stix, Dairy Queen Grill & Chill, Einstein Bros. Bagels, and more spreading over nearly 15,000 square feet and opening this summer. They join Krispy Kreme and coming soon, Cinnabon, Hot Dog on a Stick, and more.

Also gone from Circus Circus, Vince Neil’s Tatuado Eat Drink Party, the party bar and restaurant from Mötley Crüe frontman Vince Neil. The 14,000-square-foot restaurant becomes Midwayland with virtual reality and crane machine games.

The Circus Buffet brings back breakfast and brunch from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. and dinner from 4:30 to 10 p.m. daily. Weekday prices for adults run $19.99 for brunch and $21.99 for dinner, while kids age four to 10 are $14.99 for brunch and $16.99 for dinner. On the weekend, adults pay $22.99 for brunch and $24.99 for dinner, while kids cost $15.99 for brunch and $17.99 for dinner. Add $1 for adults at each meal on holidays. Children three and under are no charge.

Circus Buffet joins Garden Buffet at South Point, which returns to self-service on June 1, Wicked Spoon at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, the MGM Grand Buffet at the MGM Grand, and Bacchanal Buffet at Caesars Palace as the only buffets open inside casinos.

Booths and tables inside a buffet
Seating at Circus Buffet
Louiie Victa
An empty buffet line
The buffet line at Circus Buffet
Louiie Victa
An area set up for omelets
The omelet station at Circus Buffet
Louiie Victa

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Vince Neil’s Tatuado

360 E. Tropicana Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89169

Bacchanal Buffet

3570 South Las Vegas Boulevard, , NV 89109 (702) 731-7928 Visit Website

Caesars Palace

3570 South Las Vegas Boulevard, Las Vegas, NV 89109 (866) 227-5938 Visit Website

Garden Buffet

9777 South Las Vegas Boulevard, , NV 89183 (702) 796-7111 Visit Website

Wicked Spoon

3708 South Las Vegas Boulevard, , NV 89109 (877) 893-2001 Visit Website

Circus Circus

2880 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV 89109 (702) 734-0410 Visit Website

MGM Grand

3799 South Las Vegas Boulevard, , NV 89109 (877) 880-0880 Visit Website

MGM Grand Buffet

3799 South Las Vegas Boulevard, , NV 89109 Visit Website

Circus Buffet

2880 South Las Vegas Boulevard, , NV 89109 (800) 634-3450 Visit Website

Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

3708 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV 89109 (702) 698-7000 Visit Website

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