A Las Vegas casino buffet will not reopen, but will be replaced by a food court.
The circus buffet at the circus circus was closed in March when the state asked all non-essential businesses to temporarily close to prevent the spread of COVID-19. However, the reopening is expected to take place on December 31st. Newly submitted documents reveal the circus buffet and the adjoining rear of the The house space in the Circus Circus is being converted to make space for a new food court.
Feel Good Brands alone, allocated an estimated $ 2.5 million in construction costs alone, will oversee the new space, known for its fast-paced tenants at the Excalibur and the team behind Krispy Kreme and Aunt Anne’s Pretzels at the Circus Circus stands.
Feel Good partners include Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Pick Up Stix, Schlotzskys Deli, Hot Dog on a Stick and the Frites Las Vegas Food truck.
Earlier this year, Treasure Island closed its buffet to move a sports book to 12,575 square feet less than two years after a $ 3.6 million buffet renovation. In 2018, the Corner Market Buffet took over the former buffet in the TI area with stations at a farmers market for salads. new American, Continental, and Asian dishes; and a country bakery with desserts, soufflés and ice cream. The buffet serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner with an emphasis on international flavors with the option to order unlimited drinks and a Bloody Mary bar.
Billionaire Phil Ruffin owns both Circus Circus and Treasure Island.
To update: The food court only takes up part of the circus buffet. It’s not a complete replacement, says a spokesman. “Circus Circus Las Vegas is looking forward to opening a food court that will offer guests new culinary experiences and opportunities. The circus buffet reopening will be evaluated and will reopen when business needs increase and it is safe to resume operations in accordance with state regulations and CDC guidelines. “
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