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This 24-hour restaurant on a distant end of Las Vegas Boulevard is the perfect destination for a healthy dose of old-school Vegas kitsch without the madness of the central strip. From the ‘80s-style sign outside to the booths and ceilings inside, the place is dripping with neon, and the waitresses are all dressed up in floor-length gowns with generous slits. The front of the restaurant is lined with rows of sunken velvet booths and Tiffany-style chandeliers (stained-glass flamingos, no less), but locals head to the fireside lounge, where you can sit around a flame that comes up out of a water feature. If you’re there late-night, order the off-menu Scorpion Bowl, a cocktail made with grenadine and vanilla ice cream that’s big enough for a crowd.

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