Best Steak on Fremont Street

Rib cap and lobster tail at Oscar’s in the Plaza Hotel. What do you think is the best steak on Fremont Street?

We have eaten at a lot of great steakhouses on the Las Vegas Strip. Prime, Heritage, Craftsteak, Gallagher’s, Carversteak, and Bavette’s are all strong options. Steak-adjacent places like Lawry’s Prime Rib and Morimoto are also a lot of fun, and over Labor Day we are eating at STK in the Cosmo and at SW at the Wynn. However, sometimes you just want the classic old-school cool of Downtown Las Vegas. So what is the best steak on Fremont Street? We have been to six places, and we liked them all. Ultimately, though, we split them up into three groups.

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Carnival bar menus with prices

Carnival bar menus always have a wide range of drinks covered by the drinks package. Pictured here is a martini at the Alchemy Bar on the Carnival Vista.

When deciding whether to get the drinks package (which Carnival calls Cheers), one of the questions is how much individual drinks cost. It isn’t that simple, of course. There is also the convenience of budgeting and paying in advance, and drinks packages typically include non-alcoholic specialty drinks as well. However, cost is obviously one of the considerations. In addition, it is good to start the cruise knowing where to find your favorite drinks. Happily, we have several Carnival bar menus from our July 2022 cruise on the Vista.

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Carnival MDR Menus 2022

We sailed on the Vista out of Galveston in July 2022. The Carnival MDR menus weren’t usually exciting, but we always found something we enjoyed eating. The no-extra charge steak was a particularly nice find.

We sailed on a 7 night cruise on the Carnival Vista in July 2022. We were a party of 9, and we wanted to be together for dinner every night. That made a standing early seating in the main dining room (MDR) a great choice. While the service was fine, it was a bit rushed due to lack of staff. The food seemed pretty ordinary, but there were always 1-2 solid choices every night. In this post, I want to share with you the Carnival MDR menus for each night of our cruise. I will also tell you when formal night was.

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Pre-Cruise COVID Home Test Details

A pre-cruise COVID home test is a great option to meet requirements, but there are some very particular requirements you need to know.

Most cruise lines require you take a pre-cruise COVID test. The particulars vary by cruise line and vaccination status, and they are changing all the time. You should absolutely see what requirements apply to your particular cruise. However, I just took my test. I opted for the at-home test offered by EMed and Abbott labs. It was a great choice, but there are some specific details you need to know about before getting started.

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June 2022 Carnival Online Check-In Process

Bill gives a complete description for the Carnival online check-in process as of June 2022.

I am one of those people who gets excited about checking in for a cruise as early as possible. It is a sign that my trip is really happening. For Carnival online check-in, though, it is actually really important to do it as early as possible. That is because you will select your pier arrival time, which matters much more than it used to. So when, exactly, can you start online check-in, and what else is involved?

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