Being on the registry makes El Cortez eligible for certain tax credits and federal grant monies. Make sure they stay historic and not history by stopping by to have a great bite, or a good time soon (not mutually exclusive):
Karaoke: Fridays and Saturdays inside The Parlour, starting at 10 p.m.
Elvis Tribute: Fridays and Saturdays inside The Parlour, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Cafe Cortez: $5 half-pound burger, chips and a 12-ounce beer, available 24 hours
The Flame Steakhouse: Fresh (as in flown in from Florida) Stone Crab offered every Friday and Saturday through May, $28 per pound
Casino: Free Klondike bars for players who hit a $25+ jackpot on Wednesdays
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