2014

Wicked Spoon Buffet Review, Las Vegas

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Reviewer: Foodnut.com

Wicked Spoon Buffet

3708 Las Vegas Blvd South

Las Vegas, NV 89109

(702) 698-7950

Wicked Spoon Buffet Website

Wicked Spoon Cosmopolitan Buffet 1

The Cosmopolitan was the latest and greatest hotel to open in 2011. Its buffet is called Wicked Spoon. Some have called it the next great buffet after Wynn and Bellagio, so we had to give it a visit. Our last visit was in the summer of 2014.

Summary – Nice buffet with a wide variety of food including ones you do not find at other buffets, beautiful location. Many individual dishes.
Insider Tip – Come for Dinner when they have more dishes

Cuisine – International
Location – Las Vegas, Cosmopolitan Hotel

Wicked Spoon buffet Cosmopolitan Las Vegas interior decor

Decor, Vibe – Wicked Spoon is located in a new hotel and looks fantastic. The room as well as the displays are first class.

Wicked Spoon Buffet Food Pictures

Salads:

Wicked Spoon buffet Cosmopolitan Las Vegas watermelon sriracha

A good selection of standard salads and fruits. Stand outs include Truffle beet salad and watermelon with Sriracha sauce.

Wicked Spoon buffet Cosmopolitan Las Vegas yogurt

Lots of smoked salmon and house made yogurt.

Bread selection was reasonable but the cheese, deli meat, and soup selection were very small.

Brunch:

Wicked Spoon buffet Cosmopolitan Las Vegas brunch eggs

On our last visit in 2014, we came here for brunch. There was a custom omelet station along with the usual sausage, bacon, french toast, cereal, etc. Most people including us ignored these dishes and stuck to everything else.

Seafood:

Steamed Crab Legs (dinner), shrimp, not too extensive.

Entrees:

Wicked Spoon Cosmopolitan Buffet 3

Carved prime rib, Rotisserie Pork Shoulder, Roast Chicken, Rotisserie Turkey during dinner.

During brunch, Wicked Spoon had roast beef, culotee, roast pork tenderloin, several sausages, bone marrow and more.

Wicked Spoon Cosmopolitan Buffet Prime Rib Bone Marrow

Something we have never seen at a buffet, roasted bone marrow. Great way to introduce it to the masses.

Side dishes:

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Truffle Potato Gratin, 3 types of individual serve pastas, Crispy Pigtails, roasted vegetables.

Wicked Spoon buffet Cosmopolitan Las Vegas side dishes

Outstanding risotto, Wicked Mac and Cheese, polenta with rhubarb and elderberry, garlic bread and pizza.

Wicked Spoon buffet Cosmopolitan Las Vegas pasta morel

Pasta with Morels.

International dishes:

Wicked Spoon buffet Cosmopolitan Las Vegas Chinese food

Several Mexican dishes, a couple sushi dishes, and Chinese pork buns. Cool looking take out boxes with different Chinese dishes.

Standout dishes: fried chicken wings, Chinese rice porridge or jook, kurabota pork sausage.

Other Chinese dishes included: Chow Mein, beef broccoli, dim sum, kung pao chicken. roast pork.

Italian, Indian, and Japanese Section were not as strong as the Caesars Buffet. Wicked Spoon did have grilled wheat cake with shrimp ebi yaki, gnocchi,

Desserts:

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Extensive selection including Beignet, crème brûlée, cookies, cakes, brownies, chocolate dipped strawberries, marshmallows, tiramisu, chocolate mousse, fresh fruit, candy, Panna cotta, black forest cake, and much more.

Wicked Spoon buffet Cosmopolitan Las Vegas chocolate covered strawberries

Interesting desserts: chocolate molten cake, hot apple crumble, coffee rice krispy treats. Several dishes even had gold foil on top.

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18 types of premium gelato. The Thai ice tea and blood orange were especially tasty.

Service – Wicked Spoon had poor service on our last visit. Everyone seemed tired and depressed. Glad we didn’t give our tip ahead of time.

Value – Pricing is reasonable given the location and quality level. Come for brunch if you want to save money.

Alternatives – Nearby buffets include the Caesars Buffet, Wynn, and the Bellagio.

Verdict – Wicked Spoon is a solid Vegas buffet that will fulfill most desires. The location and venue are beautiful and modern. We found the variety excellent and many sophisticated dishes that foodies will appreciate and newbies will try for the first time.

Wicked Spoon (Cosmopolitan) on Urbanspoon

Wicked Spoon Buffet Overall Rating: (Very Good 2.5)

Come Back?

Food Rating: (Very Good)
Service Rating: (Average)
Atmosphere Rating: (Very Good)
Value Rating: (Very Good)

Guide: 0 = poor, 1 = Below/Average, 2 = Good, 2.5 = Very Good, 3 = Excellent , 4 = Extraordinary

Alcohol:Beer, Wine
Attire:Smart Casual
Hours:Sun-Thurs 8am - 9pm, Fri-Sat 8am - 10pm
Parking:Street
Reservations:Yes
Prices:Brunch: $26 - Weekend Brunch: $34 - Dinner: $38 Weekend Dinner: $41
Posted on August 11th, 2014
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