El Cortez rolls out Feb specials

Feb 4, 2008 2:56 AM

Downtown’s El Cortez can be a cheap lover’s paradise, especially this month offering hotel specials, food bargains, free video poker lessons and even a super check cashing promotion!

First of all, any individual who pays for two nights lodging or more at the El Cortez during February or March receives a coupon for a free two-night stay in April. See the front desk for more details on that promotion.

Roberta’s Steakhouse Specials this month include Florida Stone Crab flown in fresh from Florida. The crab special comes with coleslaw and cottage potatoes and is served Friday and Saturday nights for $25. Also, all women dining at Roberta’s Steakhouse on Valentine’s Day, Thursday, Feb. 14 will receive a free rose to celebrate the lover’s holiday while supplies last.

Kitty’s Café serves everyday specials from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. including a locals’ favorite 10 oz. Rib-Eye Steak Dinner for only $7.95 that includes soup or salad and a choice of dessert, or a Steak and Shrimp special for just $12.95.

Kitty’s Café also features Graveyard Specials served nightly from 11 p.m. to 7 a.m. Choose from two eggs with choice of bacon or sausage, hash browns and toast for $3.75 or New York steak and two eggs, hash browns and toast for $7.50 or even a complete New York steak dinner with mashed potatoes and vegetables for $7.50.

Free video poker classes are taught every Wednesday by expert player and author, Bob Dancer. The sessions are held every Wednesday in Roberta’s Steakhouse, with beginner-level classes scheduled from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and intermediate-level classes from noon to 1 p.m. Classes are free subject to seating availability on a first come, first served basis.

Last but not least, now through tax season, players cashing their tax return or government check at the El Cortez receive five percent of their check in free slot play, up to $50. Visit Jackie’s Club Cortez for additional details.

In other noteworthy cheap news, Dan Marino’s Restaurant inside Hooters Casino Hotel is now featuring 25-cent wings from midnight to 6 a.m. nightly.

And Mi Casa at The Silverton Casino Lodge is featuring Taco Tuesdays. Every Tuesday guests can enjoy $1.50 chicken and beef tacos at Mi Casa Grill Cantina. Drink specials on Tuesdays include $8 Anejo Margaritas, $6 Reposado Margaritas and $1 Silver Shots. Ole!

Until next time”¦ "Eat well, play well and stay well!"