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Top 5 Restaurants - "Best for the Holidays"

  (5 restaurants)    
Aired on: December 7, 2015 
Aired on: December 7, 2015 
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Bacchanal Buffet: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Bacchanal BuffetSee Bacchanal Buffet Video ($$$)
(8602 ratings)

3570 S Las Vegas Blvd Map It!
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 731-7928
https://www.caesars.com/c...
  • Roast Suckling Pig
    Asian-influence spiced, dried for 24 hrs, coated w/ hoisin sauce, slow-roasted in Chinese roasting oven for over 2 hrs & placed over "firebox" to crisp the skin; looks good
  • Shrimp & Grits
    part of buffet
4.0 out of 5
8602 ratings
#4 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best for the Holidays); opened in 2012; voted Best Buffet in Las Vegas by "USA Today" (more than once); more than 500 daily offerings; in Caesars Palace
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Daily Catch: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Daily CatchSee Daily Catch Video ($$)
(1494 ratings)

323 Hanover St Map It!
Boston, MA 02113
(617) 523-8567
thedailycatch.com
  • Lobster Fra Diavolo
    1 1/4-lb lobster, littleneck clams, shrimp, mussels & calamari simmered in a 'spicy as you like' seafood tomato sauce over imported linguine fini pasta served al'dente
  • Feast of Seven Fishes
    lobster, clams, mussels, shrimp, calamari, stewed in tomato-base sauce w/ crab, served on linguine & served w/ "side" of broiled haddock, monkfish marsala
4.0 out of 5
1494 ratings
#5 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best for the Holidays); #77 (101 More Amazing Places to Chowdown); est. 1973; so small (only 10 tables), you can watch them cook in open kitchen
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La Choza Restaurant: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
La Choza RestaurantSee La Choza Restaurant Video ($$)
(556 ratings)

905 Alarid St Map It!
Santa Fe, NM 87505
(505) 982-0909
www.lachozasf.com
  • Pork Tamale
    w/ "Christmas sauce" (red and green chile sauce); looks good
4.0 out of 5
556 ratings
#2 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best for the Holidays); since 1983; "warm, friendly atmosphere, authentic dishes, great margaritas, and colorful decor" (from its website)
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  • Skirt Steak, Greeven & Schmaltz
    skirt steak broiled to medium-rare & "smeared" w/ garlic paste; recommended w/ side of mashed potatoes w/ greeven (fried chicken skin bits) & schmaltz (chicken fat); looks good
4.0 out of 5
399 ratings
#3 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best for the Holidays); serving Jewish-Romanian cuisine w/ non-stop basement Bar Mitzvah & over-the-top Hanukkah celebration w/ night-time entertainer Dani Luv; fun fact: owner's father won restaurant in poker game against "Sammy" in 1975
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Tam O'Shanter: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Tam O'ShanterSee Tam O'Shanter Video ($$$)
(1261 ratings)

2980 Los Feliz Blvd Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90039
(323) 664-0228
www.lawrysonline.com/tam-...
  • Prime Rib
    served w/ mashed potatoes & gravy, Yorkshire pudding, freshly prepared horseradish, creamed spinach or creamed corn; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1261 ratings
#1 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best for the Holidays); since 1922; "good cheer, warm hospitality and exceptional food in a cozy old world atmosphere" (from its website); John Wayne, Clark Gable, Mary Pickford & Walt Disney were regulars; at Christmas time, everything is covered w/ glitter lights & garland & servers dressed in old world costumes
Top 5 Restaurants - "Best for the Holidays"   (5 restaurants)    
Aired on: December 7, 2015 
Aired on: December 7, 2015