About The Carmel Room - Rampart Casino
Steak. Wine. Cocktails. Classic.
The Carmel Room is the marriage of superb steaks, fresh seafood, contemporary cuisine, classic table-side preparations, and fine wines and spirits in the Ultra-American style.
Outstanding architecture accented by dark woods and intimate dining coves creates a comfortable backdrop for memorable gatherings of family, friends and business associates.
Complemented by a friendly, gracious service team, the Carmel Room delivers extraordinary dining experiences with a true personal touch.
Steakhouse, Contemporary American
Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm (last seating at 8:15 p.m.), Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm (last seating at 9 p.m.)
$31 to $50
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
Adjacent to the Carmel Room, Round Bar features soloists and duets nightly.
Rampart Casino's Addison's Lounge features great dance bands and headline entertainment on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday nights.
Valet service and covered parking garage located adjacent to the restaurant.
Private Party Facilities:
The Library at the Carmel Room offers elegant private dining for up to 18 guests. Perfect for business dinners, family celebrations and lively gatherings of friends.
Several semi-private dining coves comfortably accommodate two to six guests for initimate evenings and casual conversations alike.
Large parties, business gatherings, intimate rehearsal and wedding dinners and other custom dining functions also gladly offered. Please call us for details.
Private Party Contact:
Terry Janjua: 7025075955
Banquet/Private Rooms, Beer, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Wine
The Carmel Room - Rampart Casino Ratings and Reviews
The old Carmel Room has been moved to Ce ...
The old Carmel Room has been moved to Ceres, which is a lovely, open air setting. The food is the same but I still preferred the older room which has a setting more like a library and was more intimate. Won't keep me away.
We came here for my wife's birthday. I h ...
We came here for my wife's birthday. I had the prime rib and she had butternut squash ravioli. We both found our entrees to be mediocre. The service at times was attentive while at other times we felt ignored. This is the 3rd time we've dined here and have yet to be impressed. While nothing is bad about the place, there's nothing that makes me say, "Hey, let's go to the Carmel Room". If we weren't staying at the JW Marriott it's not a place I'd visit.
Lovely setting . Food was delicious. A ...
Lovely setting . Food was delicious. A little disappointed in the service, very slow. But would still recommend it highly.
Frankly, after being a customer in the past, this experience was less than we expected. The change in location, although, maybe easy for your people, was hard for us. We walked the casino twice, following signage, only to never find it. Finally asked a security guard, and she said the signs were wrong and directed us to the location. My prime rib was undercooked and wifes Dover Sole was average. Our server dropped a third of it on the floor and it lay there even as we left. Can't say we'll be back.
Since we have eaten at The Carmel Room o ...
Since we have eaten at The Carmel Room once a month for the last 2 years, all the servers know us. It feels special!
Unexpected ambience in Vegas. Dine amo ...
Unexpected ambience in Vegas. Dine among waterfalls and trees! The food is top rate at a reasonable price, great Prome steaks and the staff is friendly.
It was indicated on our reservation it w ...
It was indicated on our reservation it was my wife's birthday no effort was made by the staff to do their usual birthday wishes. The prime rib was very tuff, the new york steak was smaller than in the past visits to the old Carmel room. The new location has lost its cozy and upscale ambiance that the original Carmel room had. Not planning to return in the future.
Just not consistent
Been here about a dozen times because you can get comped when you play in the casino. Sometimes the food is great, but usually it isn't. It's so hit-or-miss I don't think I will go back (even for free).
The food was disgusting, filet full of f ...
The food was disgusting, filet full of fat, potato undercooked.
Mother's Day Outing
Upon entering The Carmel Room and being seated, we noticed that the menu was very limited. The amount of money spent did not compare to the food food selections. It was disappointing how compressed the list of items on the menu were. The food was not that great. If you are looking for a steakhouse The Carmel Room in the Rampart Casino is not it.
Change Not For the Best
The change in location to Ceres was a bad move. The Carmel Room has lost its charm completely. The ambiance is gone and there is no value to the dining experience. Sad to see it go!
Great Servers, Great Food
You always feel comfortable at the Carmel. Service is great and also the food. Been going there many years and hopefully will continue to do so. Terry and the servers treat us as family and always go out of the way to meet all needs of the customers.
Jonathon and the rest of the waiters were very attentive to our needs. The food, once again, was the best (!) and we had an enjoyable time. Thank you.
Fantastic service and great food.
Fantastic service and great food.
Outstanding and professional svc from th ...
Outstanding and professional svc from the entire staff The food was another matter; appetizers were re-thawed several times, the bisque's color was heavily laden w/none descriptive substance. The ravioli was tasteless - while the boulaibase was heavy with salmon meat so heavy that it couldn't be consumed. The highlight of the meal was the creme broulei which was very well prepared and presented. The wine list featured primarily US wines, especially when ordered by the glass
Very good, food,and service! Love the ne ...
Very good, food,and service! Love the new Carmel house salad! I'll be back many times!
I love dining at the Carmel Room I always feel special I love the new location great ambiance too. Great service too
Been going to Carmel Room for many years...
The dinner was the best ever. Highly recommend the Carmel salad with avocados plus the veal medallions with lobster. Chef Nicole really outdid herself this time and so, so artistic in the placement of food design. Our waiter, Rupert, is the best and & James is always so helpful.
First time I was there. Atmosphere was quiet, great table by window. But the most outstanding thing was the service. The staff was most attentive, but not overly hovering. Food was wonderful. A little pricey for what I would normally spend for a meal out, but overall worth it. I will definitely go back.
Old School With Potential; Needs Character
My wife and I had a nice dinner here for Valentine's Day. Our server Andre was definitely old school, having worked for the Carmel Room for 10+ years. He paid us plenty of attention, made sure our wine glasses were full and kidded around with us a bit. We enjoyed him. The restaurant recently moved into a large space that has potential, with floor to ceiling glass looking at the lovely landscaping. But they've not done much with it yet--just old carpet and tables, with unimpressive chandeliers. Food was solid but in no way spectacular (also expensive). They're still working on the wine list, although we got a steal with the BV Tapestry Reserve for $85. Overall a pleasant dining experience, but they could do a lot more with the space and the food.
Try It Again
People who wrote negative reviews should give this another shot. Our food was perfectly prepared, served in a timely and professional manner, and delicious. This is not a 5 Star restaurant, but it's not far off. We were advised that the room will be renovated in the near future to make it more intimate and comfortable. Staff was attentive, professional, and very knowledgeable. It's not the old "Carmel Room", but it will get better. We are locals and plan to go back again and again.
Waiters were superb & food delicious
Waiters were superb & food delicious
My Lady and I have been to the Carmel Room twice. The Original Carmel Room (about 5 years ago), and recently, at Ceres Restaurant. I remember the very Romantic evening we had 5 years ago. The Ceres Restaurant is buffet style. Yes, the food was delicious and the service was great. WHAT HAPPEN TO THE AMBIANCE???
I had been to the Carmel Room for the first time las Oct. the food was great but the ambiance is what was a treat. Felt like old Vegas. Couldn't wait to take my husband for Valentines. When we arrived at the hotel, I could not locate the restaurant! The signs were still up but NO restaurant. After finding someone to ask, they had moved it to a completely different part of the hotel! Your site should have notified us when booking. There were NO signs anywhere in the hotel stating the restaurant had moved. It was moved to a large room where they have their breakfast buffet. There was no charm to the room. The service was slow and the food was just so so. It was a total waste of an evening for Valentines Day. Definatly will not return and have told all my friends who I had previously raved about what I thought was a true gem. Very very disappointed.
Not what you think..
I really do not have any thing good to say about this place other then pick some place else to eat!!!
The night was perfect!
1st Valentine's Day together, so made reservations. The night couldn't have been more perfect and the entire dining experience was fantastic. When we arrived, they called my date by his first name, which I thought was a wonderful added touch. The bacon wrapped scallops and shrimp were to die for and the Butternut Squash was "spot on"! Thank you for a perfect evening!
WONDERFUL ALL AROUND
Terry escorted us to our seats as he has always done. He came by and checked on us to make sure all was okay. It was better than okay. The food was absolutely delicious. We had a filet which was cooked to perfection and the lamb chops which melted in my mouth. The baked potato was big enough for us to share and was extremely tasty. The service was fantastic. Bashar was very attentive and we always had our water glasses filled. It was my husband's birthday and they gave him a cake with a candle and made him feel very special. We would recommend this restaurant to anyone. Will definitely be back soon.
Really enjoyed food except for broccoli ...
Really enjoyed food except for broccoli side - prime rib was perfect and plentiful. Decor wasn't as nice as previous restaurant location. Service was superb.
New Location for The Carmel Room
The Carmel Room has been relocated to the Ceres restaurant location in the JW Marriott Hotel, from its original location inside the Rampart Casino. It's a VERY long walk from the casino to the new spot---a little tough for those with back or hip problems- maybe a people mover transport would be appropriate... However, the service, the food and the ambience are wonderful, the room being very pretty, and not as compact as the old location, which leads to more room between dining parties. Anyway, the maitre'd, James, our server Camile, and the other staff were really nice and accomodating, making the evening a good experience. Our entrees were prepared exactly as ordered, delicious and very enjoyable. Side dishes and desserts were plentiful and wonderful. All in all, a restaurant to return to, if we can avoid the very long trek to find the place from the casino area where it used to be.
Always a pleasure to dine in the Carmel ...
Always a pleasure to dine in the Carmel Room. Food is always excellent, being greeted by Terry is always is great beginning and Jonathan is a treasure.
Sad to say...
Well, the last time was probably the last time. The food is really great, and the staff are OUTSTANDING, I love those guys! Unfortunately, the current location is a big step down from the old location, like a mid-range restaurant with exclusive prices. It needs to have a dress code. Someone (the current owners?) seem to be doing whatever they can to ruin the experience. I'll be back when it moves back to the old location.
New location at Marriott does not have the same ambiance as previous location in the Rampart Casino... Mixed grill was very salty; onion soup was disappointing....I used to LOVE this restaurant....maybe there's a new chef?? will not go again ...
They took one of the best steak houses in town and turned it into a coffe shop with outrageous prices. No atmosphere no ambience not enjoyable. We had been going every month for the last 2 years but will not be back. It is ridiculous that you charge steak house prices for a Dennys atmosphere. One of the main reasons we would go is because of the service with the employees which is no longer available because of the fact that have to walk so much further to get anything. I know I can not be the only one that feels this way because we have never gone and been the only ones waiting to be seated upon opening.
You're Better Off At McDonalds
For $200 for my wife and myself, one would expect a lot more. The new location is beautiful and Terry was as charming as a maître de, but that's the last good thing I can say. We sat there for a good 10 minutes before our waiter approached to get a drink order. There were only three other tables occupied. I asked for blue cheese stuffed olives in my martini but it was delivered without any. When asked for them, he apologized and promptly brought me garlic stuffed olives instead. With diner I has a glass of wine and would have ordered a second but he never returned during our diner. My $45 steak was about 1/2" thick and looked like it came out of the Promenade kitchen, the casino's casual dining restaurant for $7.95. It was dry and luke warm. My wife did enjoy her Dover Sole. The "tater tots for adults" were sent back. They were nothing but deep fried dough balls which were discussing. When the bill came, it was over $200 since everything is ala cart. I was offended. I don't mind paying top dollar for a top meal but this one was junk. I'll never set foot back into this place again. If you value your own money, stay away from this place.
We made a reservation for The Carmel Room to celebrate New Years Eve with a nice dinner in an intimate atmosphere. Arriving at the JW Marriott we discovered the location of The Carmel Room is under construction with signs directing us to Ceres. Ceres is normally a breaksfast/brunch restaurant with a cafeteria type feel. We would of never made or kept our reservation if we had known this. The food was overcooked and overpriced. The atmosphere was cold, quiet and with no energy.
New Years Eve... dinner. Atmosphere ...
New Years Eve... dinner. Atmosphere was bordering on 'cheesy.' Lights too bright... furnishing average. Service average. Ordered 1xFilet and 1xSirloin. Filet was a good cut of beef, cooked to order. Sirloin was grossly overcooked, no flavor - could have gotten a better cut from 7-11's meat market, if they had one. Both requested no Yorkshire pudding; but true to form, filet came with it. Split a large baked potato which was delivered too cool to melt butter. HUGE disappointment. My recommendation: PASS
Steaks were overdone and dry and the wai ...
Steaks were overdone and dry and the waiters never checked back on us. A $48 dollar filet should have been perfection. Shrimp Cocktail was fishy and Rissotto was overcooked.
My wife and I were seated early evening on New Year's Eve. The place was quite, maybe 25% capacity. My wife had the Filet dinner, I had the Halibut. The service was absolutely Top Shelf, and the meal was fantastic, right up until the Main Course. While my wife thoroughly enjoyed her Filet, my Halibut had been clearly over cooked to the point where it was almost un-chewable. I'm sorry, but I can't recommend The Carmel Room at this time.
Same great food
Even though the Carmel Room has changed location within the casino/hotel complex, the food and the service are as exceptional as ever. I liked the less crowded environment which means no more elbow to elbow dining experience as in their last location.
YOU HAVE LOST A GREAT PLACE TO DINE
We have eaten at the Carmel Room many times before. Since they have moved the ambiance is gone. The service has gone down hill and one waiter came up and said I will be back to take your order and 15 minutes later another waiter came up and said I can take your order. My food was delivered cold. The mashed potatoes, steak and prawns were all cold. The Mat're'd was very pleasant and offered apologies for the bad service and food. At least someone cared. We will never go back.
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