New York New York opened on January 3, 1997 and is located on the northwest corner of Las Vegas Blvd and Tropicana Avenue. Its theme is that of New York City. The most prominent outdoor architecture is the miniature Statue of Liberty. It has been confused for the real one in some art, including a postage stamp from the U.S. Postal Service. There is also an outdoor roller coaster along the property’s road frontage. It is the last one of its kind in Las Vegas since Sahara closed.
The gambling at New York New York is mostly low stakes. It is high quality, especially considering these low limits. Some of the best low limit games at New York New York can be found at blackjack.
Unlike many other casinos which have low limit blackjack only during off-peak hours, New York New York advertises $5 blackjack 24 hours a day. There are a couple of tables by the escalators that come down from the Strip elevated walkways. Surprisingly, these games pay 3-2 on a blackjack and allow double down after splitting. There are a total of 30 3-2 blackjack tables that have minimums of $5 or $10.
There are 10 more blackjack tables in the party pit, but these pay 6-5 on a blackjack and have a $10 minimum. The party pit games are only opened during peak periods, including weekends, holidays and special events.
The max bet for shoe blackjack is $1,000. The dealer hits a soft 17 on the main casino floor.
There are two Double Deck Blackjack games on the main casino floor. The limits are $25-$2,000. Players may double after the split and the dealer hits a soft 17.
New York New York offers a wide variety of table games. The games, limits, and number of tables are below:
There is one high limit salon at New York New York. All table games have bet ranges of $50-$10,000 during most hours. Minimums may increase to $100 during busy times however. The games found here are European Roulette, Baccarat, Double Deck Blackjack, and Six-Deck Blackjack. The blackjack games stand on soft 17s.
There are 2,024 hotel rooms at New York New York. Rooms start at the basic amenities and run all the way up to high end suites.
Park Avenue Room – The basic room starts at $70 during the week and $160 on weekends. Park Avenue rooms with a view of the Las Vegas Strip are $10 more per night.
Madison Avenue Room – The larger Madison Avenue rooms start at $85 during the week and $180 on weekends. This tier of rooms with a Strip view is $10 more per night.
Players Suite – This mini-suite starts at $160 during the week and $310 on weekends.
Ziggurat Suite – This hot tub suite starts at $195 weekdays and $330 on weekends.
One Bedroom Penthouse – This is the highest end room that may be reserved. It starts at $420 weekdays and $650 weeknights.
New York New York has a lot to offer in the area of dining. These options range from your standard fine-dining steakhouse, to quick bites. Below is a full list of all restaurants and eateries at New York New York Las Vegas.
Nine Fine Irishmen is an Irish pub restaurant open for lunch and dinner. It features a house band with traditional Irish dance.
The Sporting House Bar & Grill offers dining while watching live sporting events. Open for dinner seven days a week and lunch on weekends. Locals’ discounts are available.
Gallagher’s Steakhouse offers steak and seafood. The dining area is open for dinner with lunch available at the bar.
Il Fornaio is an Italian restaurant open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Pastries, fresh salads and sandwiches are also available at the Il Fornaio Bakery Café.
Chin Chin Café & Sushi Bar offers traditional Chinese food and sushi. Breakfast is buffet style. Open for lunch, dinner and late night sushi.
Gonzalez Y Gonzalez serves spicy Southwest food and features a tequila bar. Open for lunch and dinner. Friday and Saturday nights are Latin Nights featuring a DJ, no cover required. Locals’ discounts are available.
America offers a wide range of American foods, wines, and beers. Open 24 hours. Fresh donuts baked daily are available from breakfast to dinner. Locals’ discounts are available.
48th and Crepe is the place to grab a quick bite to eat. Open from breakfast to dinner.
Nathan’s Famous Hot Dogs are available in two locations. Open for lunch and dinner.
New York Pizzeria is open for lunch, dinner, and late night.
Broadway Burger Bar and Grill is located in the Village Streets you can find. Open for lunch and dinner. Locals’ discounts are available.
Greenwich Village has sidewalk style dinning. Meals includes burgers, Greenberg’s Deli, Philly steaks, Sirrico’s Pizza, Ben & Jerry’s ice cream, and more.
Notes: New York New York is one of the few Las Vegas Strip casinos that do not have a buffet. Visitors looking for a buffet are directed to MGM Grand. Excalibur and Monte Carlo also have buffets and are just as close.
There are two casino bars at New York New York. The main casino bar has full-pay Jacks or Better. There is a daiquiri bar known as The Big Chill in the food court upstairs. Coyote Ugly is also located in the upstairs walkway area. Many restaurants offer bars away from the casino action before and after dinner service.
Zumanity – The sensual side of Cirque Du Soleil, Zumanity is a risqué show that has become a huge hit at New York New York. Seats start at $69 for reserved and run up to $129 for couples seating in the couch area.
Blue Man Group – Blue Man Group has been active in Las Vegas for over 10 years. It is an electrifying show set to upbeat music. Seats start at $69. Premium seats are $236.
Roller Coaster – The roller coaster is an attraction that boards upstairs from the casino floor. Rides are $14 each. All-day passes are $25. Locals receive buy one get one free individual tickets.