The Classic Peppermill
The first time we had dinner at the Peppermill was in 2009. It’s located on the Strip between The Riviera & Wynn Las Vegas and has been serving customers for over 40 years. We loved the classic neon lights on the building and decided to give them a try. When we walked in we immediately fell in love with the classic decor of the place. It gives you flash backs to the mob era with the purple, pink and blue lights inside.
We were seated immediately and the place was pretty busy. Our waitress was very friendly and talkative. She apologized for the fact they downsized the portions of their meals because of the economic recession. We didn’t know what to expect because it was our first time there and we were curious to see the size of our meal. We ordered the BBQ Pork Ribs and the Southwestern Beef Kabobs and salads on the side. After about 10 minutes our waitress brought our salads and we baffled. If these salads were downsized versions of their previous salads why would anybody order anything else? These salads were huge!
We decided not to start eating the salads. We were afraid we’d be full by the time they would bring our entrées. After about another 5 minutes our waitress returned to ask if everything was ok. Very nice and very sharp. We told her we were going to wait for our entrees and then eat our complete meal. Guess what? In about 15 minutes she returned with two large plates filled with ribs and Kabobs (see the pictures below). We had an enormous meal. The flavour great, the food was hot and the portions where incredible. We had way more food on our plates than we could process. The BBQ flavour of the ribs was perfect and the meat was really tender. It almost fell of the bones. The Kabobs had exactly the right amount of spices and the veggies were cooked to perfection. The fries were crispy and the rice was…………..well………you can’t really ruin rice.
We had a lovely meal but couldn’t eat all the food. Our waitress returned several times to ask us if we were doing ok and got us refills for our drinks. When we were finished she came back, took our plates and asked us if we wanted dessert. We started laughing since we couldn’t even finish our meals. We thanked her for the offer, enjoyed the ambiance for another 15 minutes and asked for the bill. We paid $70 (tip included) and were very happy with the entire experience. This was not the last time we had dinner at The Peppermill.