Midweek Munch – Every Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Midweek Munch continues this June with Las Vegas’ favorite food trucks visiting El Cortez’s Jackie Gaughan Parkway every Wednesday from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Updated Promotions & El Cortez News
Friends of The Smith Center Can Take Advantage of Benefits at El Cortez
El Cortez Hotel & Casino welcomes friends of The Smith Center for the Performing Arts to downtown Las Vegas by extending on-property benefits to show-goers. Individuals who show an official “Friends of the Smith Center” card or Smith Center show tickets and stubs on the same date as a performance can receive a $10 discount on an entrée at The Flame Steakhouse, a complimentary cocktail inside The Parlour, and a complimentary additional night’s stay after booking a one-night stay at El Cortez.
Island Shirts for Jackpot Winners in June
Throughout June, Club Cortez players winning a jackpot of $200 or more on a slot machine, a $200 or more jackpot on a video poker five-cent or lower denomination machine, a $300 or more jackpot on a video poker ten-cent or high denomination machine or a $200 or more jackpot on live keno will receive a free El Cortez logo Island Shirt. All jackpot winners will also receive an entry into the weekly Saturday night 40” LCD HDTV giveaway and $2,000 cash prize drawing. Please see Club Cortez for additional information and to redeem tickets.
The Parlour Offers New Late-Night Dining Menu
El Cortez has launched a new late-night dining menu exclusively available at The Parlour from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. every night.
• Pulled Pork Slider, $9
Slow-braised pork shoulder served on a dollar roll with Creole mayo
• Barbecue Chicken Slider, $9
Served with fresh cole slaw and Jack Daniel’s barbecue sauce
• Parlour Melt, $9
Grilled hamburger patty with Swiss cheese and grilled onions served on a dollar roll
• Grilled Shrimp, $11
Fresh, grilled Gulf shrimp served with a spicy teriyaki sauce
• Artichoke Spinach Dip, $7
Fresh spinach and marinated artichoke hearts with cheddar and jack cheeses topped with seasoned bread crumbs and served with fresh crostini
• Fish Tacos, $8
Fried cod filets served on flour tortillas and topped with shredded lettuce and Crème Fraiche
• Lollipop Wings, $8
Seasoned chicken drumettes fried and served with bleu cheese dressing
• Steak Fries, $6
House-seasoned thick-cut fries served with chipotle ranch dressing
New Seasonal Cocktails at The Parlour
The Parlour has introduced a new lineup of seasonal cocktails, including:
• Acai Caipirinha: Grey Goose Cherry Noir Vodka, Fresh Limes, Cedilla Acai Liqueur
• Hibiscus Margarita: Patron Silver, Hibiscus Syrup, Organic Agave Nectar, Fresh Lemon Juice And Fresh Lime Juice
• South Side: Plymouth Gin, Fresh Mint Leaves, Elixir Lavender Syrup, Fresh Lime Juice And A Splash Of Club Soda
Free Slice of Fresh Marie Callendar’s Apple Pie– Thursday, June 14
El Cortez Hotel & Casino will serve free slices of fresh Marie Callendar’s apple pie in honor of Flag Day for all Club Cortez members on Thursday, June 14 from noon to 6 p.m. Club Cortez members can enjoy the treat game side while playing slots and table games.
Trout Amandine & Walleye Pike Dinner Special Continues in June
The Flame Steakhouse features Idaho trout and Minnesota walleye pike flown in fresh every week for nightly dinner specials. Each special is available for $16.95 while supplies last.
Food and Beverage Promotions
El Cortez Vintage Dining & Cocktail Menus
Due to popular demand, El Cortez Hotel & Casino will continue offering their vintage dining and cocktail menus in 2012. The menus, created in 2011 to honor the property’s 70th anniversary, dust off Las Vegas’ old recipe books and reintroduce a few classic favorites. The selected dishes were some of the premier dining options featured at the town’s best restaurants in years past, including dishes from Sultan’s Table at the Dunes, Delmonico’s at the Riviera, The House of Lords at the Sahara, La Vie en Rose at the Desert Inn and Saver Room at the Aladdin. These iconic dishes will be available at the Flame Steakhouse every Tuesday through Thursday.
Vintage Dining Menu
Appetizers: Oysters Rockefeller, fresh shucked Kusshi oysters baked with fresh spinach, hollandaise sauce and Pernod; or Escargot a’la bourguignon, petit-Gris Escargot with garlic butter
Salads: Hearts of palm, Tender hearts of palm with lemon vinaigrette; or Asparagus salad, chilled asparagus, caper pimento vinaigrette
Entrees: Tournedos of beef Rossini, twin Filet Mignonettes, pan fried in butter, topped with pate Foie Gras and Madeira demi-glace; or Chicken Kiev, herb butter filled boneless breast of chicken, panko crusted and deep-fried
Desserts: Strawberries Romanoff, fresh hulled strawberries macerated in Cointreau and orange juice, served with fresh whipped cream and ice cream; or Peach Melba, peach halves over vanilla ice cream topped with fresh raspberry puree
Vintage Cocktail Menu
The vintage cocktail menu will be served at The Parlour, located on El Cortez’s casino floor. This menu celebrates the history of mixology by educating guests on the origins of classic cocktails while offering a chance for them to enjoy their favorites. The menu includes cocktails such as the side car, which originated in the 1920s during World War I; the mint julep, which originated in the 1700s and is one of the country’s oldest cocktails; the blood and sand, a drink from the 1930 premiere of a Rudolph Valentino film; the aviation, a drink created in the 1910s by the head bartender at the Hotel Wallick in New York, and many more.
Café Cortez Dinner Specials
Visit Café Cortez for prime rib dinner for only $7.95. Meal includes choice of soup or salad. Café also offers a fajita dinner for just $8.95. Try the vegetarian offerings including a veggie burger, veggie fajita and veggie Chow Mein. Café Cortez also offers a full Chinese menu served from 4 to 10 p.m.
Café Cortez serves a limited graveyard menu Sunday through Thursday from 10:30 p.m. to 7 a.m.
• Two eggs with choice of bacon or sausage, breakfast potatoes and toast for $4.75 plus tax.
• Ham and two eggs, breakfast potatoes and toast for $7.25 plus tax.
Martini Madness – daily 2-for-1 happy hour from 5 to 7 p.m. – at all casino bars (martini menu only).
Receive Up To 75-Percent Off Using Club Cortez Points
Club Cortez members can receive up to 75 percent off when using Club Points for meals at The Flame Steakhouse, Café Cortez or Gambling Gourmet. The percentage off the price of the meal is based on membership level.