'Mother' of all bargains found in Vega$

May 6, 2008 7:00 PM

On the Cheap by H Scot Krause | Mother’s Day is one of the busiest days of the year for restaurants all over Las Vegas. But we can still find some bargain specials and good values.

Roberta’s Steakhouse, located inside El Cortez Hotel & Casino will pamper mothers with a free dinner and a complimentary rose on Sunday, May 11 from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. This favorite locals’ eatery serves prime rib, New York steak, beef, chicken and seafood entrees daily. Club Cortez membership (free to join) is required to be eligible for the promotion.

Beginning in mid-May, Roberta’s Steakhouse will be offering fresh Idaho Trout for $14.95 every Friday and Saturday night. The trout will be flown in daily and available while supplies last.

The Eldorado Casino and Joker’s Wild Casino, two smaller Boyd Casinos both located in Henderson will be serving Filet Mignon topped with Shrimp Scampi plus a choice of potato and the "All-You-Can-Eat Soup & Salad Bar" for only $15.99 per person on Mother’s Day.

The House of Lords Steakhouse inside the Sahara Hotel will be treating mothers to a complimentary rose with dinner on May 11 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. The Sahara Buffet will celebrate Mother’s Day with a special champagne brunch from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. for $13.99.

 Also, The Feast at Texas Station is offering a Mother’s Day menu that features additional Mexican specialties in conjunction with its regular fare.

 Barley’s Casino and Brewing Company, Wild Wild West Hotel and Casino, Wildfire Casino, Gold Rush Casino and Magic Star Casino will each feature a Fried Shrimp Platter for only $5.99 and a slice of free apple pie with the purchase of an entrée on Mother’s Day.

Harrah’s Las Vegas is giving the gift of theater this Mother’s Day. Now through May 11, guests may get a free ticket to "Hats!" with the purchase of a regularly priced ticket for performances through May 11. Inspired by the fun-loving lifestyle encouraged by the Red Hat Society, "Hats!" is a 75-minute musical production that celebrates the journey of womanhood and encourages women to embrace life, sisterhood and growing older.

Shows are performed Saturdays through Thursdays at 6 p.m. (dark Fridays.)

Tickets for "Hats!" are $49.95 (plus tax and fees) and are available at the Harrah’s Las Vegas box office, online at http://www.harrahs.com/las-vegas-entertainment or by calling (702) 369-5111. This offer cannot be combined with any other offer (including Purple Perks discounts).