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Laughlin Buzz is proud to announce the 5th Annual Winners of the 2019 Best of Laughlin Awards.  Every year the voting is very close in many categories.  To honor more of the wonderful businesses, people and places we have expanded the awards this year to include the top three vote-getters in each Category.  

Gold is the Overall Winner, Silver is 2nd Place, and Bronze is the 3rd place.   

5th Annual Best of Laughlin Award Winners for 2019

Best Casino Resort & Hotel Awards

 Best Casino Resort  

Gold        Harrah’s Laughlin

Silver      Aquarius Casino Resort 

Bronze   Riverside Resort


Best Hotel   

Gold  Aquarius Casino Resort

Silver   Harrah’s Laughlin 

Bronze  Golden Nugget Laughlin 


Best Gaming   

Gold  Harrah’s Laughlin

Silver   Aquarius Casino Resort 

Bronze  Laughlin River Lodge


Best Slot Machines 

Gold  Harrah’s Laughlin 

Silver   Aquarius Casino Resort

Bronze  Laughlin River Lodge


Best Video Poker   

Gold  Harrah’s Laughlin

Silver   Riverside Resort

Bronze  Aquarius Casino Resort


Best Video Keno   

Gold  Harrah’s Laughlin

Silver   Riverside Resort

Bronze  Laughlin River Lodge


Best Table Games   

Gold  Harrah’s Laughlin

Silver   Riverside Resort 

Bronze  Aquarius Casino Resort


Best Live Poker   

Gold  Harrah’s Laughlin 

Silver  Riverside Resort

Bronze Colorado Belle (now closed) 


Best Live Keno   

Gold  Harrah’s Laughlin 

Silver   Riverside Resort

Bronze  Golden Nugget Laughlin 

  

Best Players Club   

Gold  Caesar’s Rewards, Harrah’s Laughlin 

 Silver   King of Clubs, Riverside Resort 

Bronze  Laughlin River Lodge


Best Sports Book   

Gold  Aquarius Casino Resort   

Silver   Harrah’s Laughlin

Bronze  Riverside Resort 


Best Bingo   

Gold   Riverside Resort 

Silver   Laughlin River Lodge

Bronze  Tropicana Laughlin 


Best Local/Small Casino or Bar

Gold   Regency Casino

Silver  Hideout Laughlin  

Bronze  Jackpot Joanies


Best Customer Service  

Gold  Harrah’s Laughlin

Silver   Aquarius Casino Resort

Bronze  Laughlin River Lodge


Best Casino Bar   

Gold   Cove Lounge, Aquarius Casino 

Silver   Chances Bar, Harrah’s Laughlin 

Bronze  Bourbon Street Bar, Laughlin River Lodge

 

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5th Annual Best of Laughlin Award Winners for 2019

Best Restaurant & Cuisine Awards

Best Restaurant  

Gold  Saltgrass Steakhouse, Golden Nugget Laughlin

Silver  The Range, Harrah’s Laughlin  

Bronze  Big Horn Café, Laughlin River Lodge


Best Fine Dining  

Gold  The Range, Harrah’s Laughlin 

Silver  The Gourmet Room, Riverside Resort 

Bronze  The Vineyard, Aquarius Casino Resort


Best Special Occasion  

Gold  The Range, Harrah’s Laughlin

Dining  Silver  Saltgrass Steakhouse, Golden Nugget Laughlin

Bronze  The Gourmet Room, Riverside Resort


Best Breakfast  

Gold  Bumbleberry Flats, The New Pioneer Casino  

Silver  Big Horn Café, Laughlin River Lodge      

Bronze  Beach Café, Harrah’s Laughlin  


Best Café/Diner  

Gold  Beach Café, Harrah’s Laughlin

  Silver  Big Horn Café, Laughlin River Lodge

Bronze  Claim Jumper, Golden Nugget Laughlin  


Best Late Night Eats 

Gold  Riverview Restaurant, Riverside Resort

Silver  Big Horn Café, Laughlin River Lodge

Bronze  Bourbon Street, Laughlin River Lodge


Best Cheap Eats  

Gold  The Chuckwagon, Regency Casino 

Silver  Dotty’s, Laughlin River Lodge 

Bronze  Sidewalk Café, Riverside Resort

 

Best Buffet   

Gold  Fresh Market Buffet, Harrah’s Laughlin 

Silver  Windows on the River, Aquarius Casino Resort

Bronze  Riverside Buffet, Riverside Resort


Best Buffet Crab Legs 

Gold  Fresh Market Buffet, Harrah’s Laughlin 

Silver  Windows on the River, Aquarius Casino Resort

Bronze  Native Harvest Buffet, Avi Resort & Casino


Best Steak   

Gold  Saltgrass Steakhouse, Golden Nugget Laughlin

Silver  The Range, Harrah’s Laughlin   

Bronze  The Gourmet Room, Riverside Resort


Best Prime Rib  

Gold  Prime Rib Room, Riverside Resort 

 Silver  Saltgrass Steakhouse, Golden Nugget Laughlin 

 Bronze  Big Horn Café, Laughlin River Lodge 


Best Burger    

Gold  The Chuckwagon, Regency Casino

Silver  Big Horn Café, Laughlin River Lodge

Bronze  Pint’s, Colorado Belle 


Best Pizza   

Gold  Pint’s, Colorado Belle

Silver  Pin Up Pizza, Harrah’s Laughlin

Bronze  Passaggio Italian Gardens, Tropicana Laughlin 


Best Mexican Food 

Gold  El Burro Borracho, Harrah’s Laughlin

Silver  Casa Serrano, Riverside Resort

Bronze  La Villita, Laughlin River Lodge 


Best Italian Food  

Gold  The Vineyard, Aquarius Casino Resort

Silver  Passaggio Italian Gardens, Tropicana Laughlin 

Bronze  The Gourmet Room, Riverside Resort

 

Best Sub/Sandwich 

Gold  Capriotti’s, Edgewater

Silver  The Deli, Golden Nugget Laughlin Casino

Bronze  Bruce’s Taste of Chicago, Bayshore Inn 


Best Shrimp Cocktail 

Gold  Cove Lounge, Aquarius Casino Resort

Silver  Sidewalk Café, Riverside Resort 

Bronze  The Range, Harrah’s Laughlin 


Best Seafood  

Gold  Bubba Gump, Golden Nugget Laughlin

Silver  The Gourmet Room, Riverside Resort

Bronze  The Range, Harrah’s Laughlin 


Best Barbecue Food 

Gold  Saltgrass Steakhouse, Golden Nugget Laughlin

Silver  Hickory Pit, Edgewater

Bronze  Big Horn Café, Laughlin River Lodge


Best Ribs   

Gold  Saltgrass Steakhouse, Golden Nugget Laughlin

Silver  Hickory Pit, Edgewater

Bronze  Bumbleberry Flats, The New Pioneer Casino  


Best Coffee Shop  

Gold  Wild West Coffee, Laughlin Outlet Center

Silver  Starbucks, Harrah’s Laughlin

Bronze  Duet Coffee and Wine, Aquarius Casino Resort 


Best Bloody Mary   

Gold  Cove Lounge, Aquarius Casino Resort

Silver  Bumbleberry Flats, The New Pioneer Casino     

Bronze  The Hideout Laughlin   


Best Ice Cream   

Gold  Dryer’s Ice Cream, Harrah’s Laughlin

Silver  Dryer’s Ice Cream, Riverside Resort

Bronze  Thrifty Ice Cream, Avi Resort & Casino

 

Best Desserts/Sweets  

Gold  Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory    

Silver  Cinnabon, Harrah’s Laughlin 

 Bronze   Duet Coffee & Wine, Aquarius Casino Resort 

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5th Annual Best of Laughlin Award Winners for 2019

Best Places, People & Services

Best Happy Hour   

Gold  Big Horn Café Lounge, Laughlin River Lodge    

Silver  The Gourmet Room Lounge, Riverside Resort

Bronze  Saltgrass Steakhouse Bar, Golden Nugget Laughlin


Best Casino Drink Service 

Gold  Harrah’s Laughlin

Silver  Aquarius Casino Resort

Bronze  Riverside Resort 


Best Place to Watch Sports

Gold  Bourbon Street, Laughlin River Lodge

Silver  Aquarius Casino Resort Sportsbook

Bronze  Riverside Resort Sportsbook


Best Pool   

Gold  Riverside Resort South Pool

 Silver  Harrah’s Laughlin Adult Pool 

 Bronze  Aquarius Casino Resort 


Best Beach   

Gold  Harrah’s Laughlin 

Silver  Avi Resort & Casino 

Bronze  Laughlin River Lodge


Best Casino Gift Shop

Gold  Harrah’s Laughlin

Silver  General Store, Laughlin River Lodge

Bronze  Golden Nugget Laughlin   


Best River Cruise   

Gold  Celebration River Cruise, Aquarius Casino Resort  

Silver  U.S.S. Riverside Cruise, Riverside Resort

 Bronze  London Bridge Jet Boat Tours

  

Best Spa Services   

Gold  Jean Jeffrey The Salon & Day Spa, Riverside    

Silver  Salon and Day Spa, Harrah’s Laughlin 

  

Best Wedding Venue  

Gold  Aquarius Casino Resort

Silver  Harrah’s Laughlin

Bronze  Celebration River Cruise, at Aquarius Casino Resort  


Best Catering   

Gold  Aquarius Casino Resort     

Silver  Harrah’s Laughlin

Bronze  Golden Nugget Laughlin 


Best Security   

Gold  Harrah’s Laughlin

Silver  Aquarius Resort Casino

Bronze  Golden Nugget Laughlin  


Best Valet    

Gold  Golden Nugget Laughlin

Silver  Riverside Resort

Bronze  Harrah’s Laughlin 


Best Casino Sign   

Gold  Aquarius Casino Resort

Silver  Tropicana Laughlin

Bronze  Riverside Resort 

 

Best Casino Exterior  

Gold  Golden Nugget Laughlin

Look  Silver  Tropicana Laughlin

Bronze  Aquarius Casino Resort 


Best Lounge for Live Music   

Gold  Tango’s Lounge, Tropicana Laughlin

Silver  Splash Lounge, Aquarius Casino Resort

Bronze   Losers Lounge, Riverside Resort


Best Lounge for Dancing 

Gold  Gold Diggers, Golden Nugget Laughlin

Silver  Losers Lounge, Riverside Resort

Bronze   Tango’s Lounge, Tropicana Laughlin  


Best Place to Shop 

Gold      Burkes Outlet, Laughlin Outlet Center 

Silver     Bath and Body Works, Laughlin Outlet Center

Bronze  Boot Barn, Laughlin Outlet Center

 

Best Movie Theater 

Gold   Riverside Resort

Silver  Brenden Theaters, Avi Resort & Casino

Bronze Phoenix Theaters, Laughlin Outlet Center


Best Riverwalk Area

Gold    The New Pioneer Casino

Silver     Aquarius Casino Resort

Bronze  Laughlin River Lodge  


Best Chef 

Gold       Ron Williams, Harrah’s Laughlin

Silver     Richard Ross, Riverside Resort

Bronze   Mike Bartels, Aquarius Casino Resort 


Best Casino Host

Gold      Jennie Dye, Harrah’s Laughlin 

Silver     Thomas Pratt, Harrah’s Laughlin

Bronze  Leslie Lough, Harrah’s Laughlin 


Best Restaurant Server 

Gold     Jorge Mendoza, Harrah’s Laughlin

Silver   John Cortez, Riverside Resort

Bronze Tina Reano, Aquarius Casino Resort


Best Coffee Barista 

Gold      “The Cowboy”, Wild West Coffee   

Silver      Tiffany R., Duet Coffee & Wine, Aquarius 

Bronze   Samantha, Starbucks, Harrah’s Laughlin 


Best Bartender 

Gold  Starling Sawyer, Hideout Laughlin

Silver  Paul Hallmark, Old Town Saloon

Bronze Scott Rector, Gilligan's


Best Casino Cocktail Server 

Gold      Luck Hooper, Aquarius Casino Resort 

Silver     Rosie Demello, Harrah’s Laughlin

Bronze   Krishna Olden, Golden Nugget Laughlin 


Best Community Support  

Gold        Laughlin Buzz, Scott & Lisa Johnson

Silver      Aquarius Casino Resort, Sean Hammond

Bronze   Laughlin Chamber of Commerce, Jackie Mazzeo


Business Locally Owned Small Business

Gold        Wild West Coffee, Laughlin Outlet Mall

Silver      Bruce’s Taste of Chicago, Bayshore Inn

Bronze   Hideout Laughlin    


Best Manager 

Gold     Sean Hammond, Aquarius, Edgewater, Colorado Belle

Silver    Brendan Talley, Regency Casino

Bronze  Ashlyn Bilbray-Sainz, RB Properties Inc.


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2019 Best of Laughlin Winners - Press Release

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Congratulations to all the winners

Thank you to everyone who voted!

We encourage everyone to support all Laughlin businesses, services, organizations, and events. By doing so you are helping the economy, growth and development of the community and our local area.  

 

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(702) 757-1043    

P.O. Box  29311, 

Laughlin, NV  89028


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Visit the 2019 Best of Laughlin Sponsors

Laughlin River Lodge & Wild West Coffee

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Thank you to our supporter

The Laughlin Economic Development Corporation

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