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Jan 21, 2019

The Brew Brothers Tap House at the Tropicana Laughlin

 

Laughlin, Nevada





After attending CES in Vegas earlier in the week, I headed over to Laughlin to spend a couple of nights in my favorite gambling destination.  I discovered the new Brew Brothers Tap House is open and decided to give it a try.  The restaurant is positioned toward the front of the Tropicana property on the south end of the building.  If you recall where the former video poker bar was in the penny slot area, you'll be familiar where this new place is.





The entrance is quite open and brightly lit.  A decent sized bar with loads of taps and TVs greets you straight away. Further in, are seating areas that are flanked by large windows looking out at Casino Drive.

I sat at the bar to play some video poker while I ate.  Three-quarters of the horseshoe-shaped bar has video poker machines with the remaining quarter dedicated to those who want to sip and talk.



The menu has a number of items that represent standard pub food.  The prices are not terribly high although the portion for my meal was a bit small but still enjoyable.



I ordered the Papa Don's meat lovers flatbread.  I would compare it to a Chili's flatbread albeit a tad smaller.  It was tasty but could have been hotter.  I imagine they were still working out the kinks of the restaurant on day 2 of being open.

The bartenders were friendly but a bit overwhelmed getting used to serving food at a busy bar.  I'm sure they will be pros in no time.  The restaurant was packed at 6pm on that Friday after opening.  I stayed for about an hour, gambling, eating and watching sports.



Overall I had a good time and will certainly be back.


P.s. Don't expect to be comped tap beers while playing.  They only comp a few bottled domestics.

Laughlin Buzz Contributor, Todd Carnes, shared these photos and observations from a recent visit to the new Brew Brothers Tap House at the Tropicana Laughlin. 




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Jan 5, 2019

Brew Brothers Tap House to Open January 10, 2019 at Tropicana Laughlin

Laughlin, NV
Tropicana Laughlin

photo credit. R.Carter on Laughlin Buzz FB group

It isn't very often that a new place opens in Laughlin.  After several months of construction at the Tropicana in Laughlin, The Brew Brothers Tap House will be having a Grand Opening on Thursday, January 10th.

The Ribbon Cutting is at 2:30pm and it will open to the public at 3pm.





According to the Tropicana Laughlin Website:

The Brew Brothers® offers 16 bar taps, a variety of brews and a creative menu including great appetizers, gourmet flatbreads, salads, burgers, sandwiches and more.


Source: TropicanaLaughlin.Com
The Brew Brothers® has also been voted “Best Microbrew” and “Best Beer Selection” and named the highest selling brewpub in North America.

Restaurant Hours of Operation
Friday & Saturday – 12pm – 11pm
Sunday – Thursday – 12pm – 9pm

Bar Hours of Operation
Friday & Saturday – 11am – 12am
Sunday – Thursday – 11am – 11pm

No menu (as of January 5th) has been posted.

Based on a photo shared on our FB group it looks like they will have gaming on the bar in the Brew Brothers Tap House.

Photo by R. Carter on Laughlin Buzz FB Group



See more pictures and a review from a visit to 
The Brew Brothers Tap House here. 



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Jan 1, 2019

Laughlin Visitor Numbers Down 5% in November, Gaming Revenue down 0.24%

Laughlin, NV

Visitor numbers reported by the LVCVA showed Laughlin Visitor Numbers Down -5% in November 2018 compared to the same period in 2017.

For the Year through Nov. 2018, there were 1,775,300 compared to 1,811,000 in 2017.  This is a visitor decrease of ‐2.0%

Gaming Revenue in Laughlin was also down slightly by -0.24%

Source:  LVCVA.Com  https://www.lvcva.com/stats-and-facts/visitor-statistics/

Other statistics released show that the Average Daily Room Rate was up 12.1%.  Nov. 2018 was $45.13 compared to $40.27 in Nov. 2017 

For the year through Nov 2018, the Average Daily Room Rate was  $49.52 compared to $46.23 in Nov. 2017,  This is an increase of 7.1%





Laughlin visitor numbers by month for 2018:

January         3.8%
February       -0.2%
March            0.7%
April -1.5%
May               -2.2%
June              1.8%
July              -4.4%
August -1.2%
September -6.3%
October    -6.5%
November    -5.0%
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Year to Date    -2.0%



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