HistoryReviewsThings To Do

Those “Hidden Gems” Where Las Vegas Locals Go? We Tell You Where They Are

shutterstock_35269261Las Vegas is a tourist town for sure. It attracts people from all over the world and includes the spectrum of ages and ethnicities. Vegas is just a fun place to be.

But, where do all the locals go to have fun, eat, and hang out. This is where we should be, at least some of the time. There are some places that just don’t make the top ten list in many Vegas books or on the many websites. You will see a sampling here.

The first place we highly recommend is the Peppermill Fireside Lounge. This spot can be easily missed if you are not looking for it. It is located at 2985 S. Las Vegas Blvd, next to the, now closed, Riviera.

The Peppermill has been mentioned in books about Las Vegas and part of Robert De Niro’s film, Casino was filmed here. Nerve Magazine named Peppermill as one of “America’s 10 Top Make-Out Bars.” ¬†We have eaten there many times. I make it part of our Vegas ritual, however I know nothing about the make-out part. My wife will be reading this. LOL.

When my wife and I do eat there, usually for breakfast, we order the pancakes. The serving size is incredibly large. There is enough for both of us, and more. Other items on the menu also come with generous serving sizes. And, the prices are very reasonable.

Peppermill opened its doors on December 26, 1972. And, today, Peppermill is still highly reminiscent of the 1970s. When you walk inside it is like walking through a time portal.

Check out their official website and learn of its history, menu, and more. Click Here

Nine More Hidden Gems To Explore

Here is an excellent short video by a Vegas local who shares about nine other hidden gems of Las Vegas. The first segment on the video is about the Peppermill. Watch Now

 

Join the conversation!

We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, vulgarity, profanity, all caps, or discourteous behavior. Thank you for partnering with us to maintain a courteous and useful public environment where we can engage in reasonable discourse.