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Five brunches to get your weekend going in Las Vegas

Gospel and jazz music, views of fountains, plus Mexican food and caviar can be found at brunch in Las Vegas

Las Vegas has you covered when it comes to brunch. Find every variation of cuisine as well as breakfast staples, including pancakes, waffles, eggs and the prerequisite bloody Mary or mimosa. Whether you want to nurse a hangover (Hey, it’s Vegas. It happens.) or kick off your Sunday with a big meal, these five brunches can help you do it right.

—Border Grill at Mandalay Bay brings Mexican fare every Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. While the “Too Hot Tamales” Susan Feniger and Mary Sue Milliken originally opened their Nouveau Mexican restaurant in Los Angeles, their $34.99 free-flowing small plates service in Las Vegas has become a favorite. Find dishes such as bananas Foster crepes, bacon and egg quesadillas and chicken and waffles. Order unlimited mimosas for $10.
Info: Border Grill, (702) 632-7403

—The Sterling Brunch took a hiatus while BLT Steak was being built at Bally’s Las Vegas, but now every Sunday starting at 9:30 a.m. find caviar, lobster tails, banana bread pudding French toast, a custom omelet station and never-ending glasses of Perrier-Jouët Champagne, mimosas and bloody Marys. This $90 brunch has been keeping Vegas full for 30-plus years.

Info: Sterling Brunch, (702) 967-7258

—Live cooking stations, organic brown egg omelets and a whole room dedicated to desserts are the trademarks of the Fountains Brunch at Jasmine the Bellagio every Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Request a table overlooking the Fountains at Bellagio and order Peking duck served from a roving cart; $58 per person.

Info: Jasmine, (702) 693-8865

—A live soundtrack of gospel music favorites marks the Gospel Brunch at the House of Blues at Mandalay Bay every Sunday at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Creole-Cajun favorites here include jambalaya and creamy cheese grits, but don’t leave until you try at least one shrimp cocktail. Also find carving stations and a salad bar; $59.95 per person.

Info: House of Blues, (702) 632-7600

—Wynn Las Vegas’ Jazz Brunch at the Country Club overlooks the 18th hole of the resort’s golf course every Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. And, of course, there's live jazz. Waffle, carving and shellfish stations will fill you up, but you can order entrees such as a barbecue smoked pork Benedict and French toast bread pudding from the menu as well; $62 per person.

Info: Country Club — A New American Steakhouse, (702) 770-3315

 

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