Ellis Island Casino & & Brewery has been a Las Vegas favorite for nearly 50 years, understood for beer, food, karaoke and fun for residents and travelers seeking to have a good time without breaking the bank. As such, the casino simply east of the Strip hasn’t had to make numerous modifications throughout the years. But something huge is coming.
Construction is underway on the Front Lawn, a distinct, brewpub-style indoor/outdoor venue stretching along Koval Lane. The two-story expansion will fit 300, serving suds directly from the Ellis Island brewery, with a fresh menu of bar grub and live music, too.
“It actually began as a patio concept and grew out of control into this different thing,” states Director of Marketing Christina Ellis. “For several years we’ve been a residents’ joint, however we have actually seen big growth in the tourist market, more brand-new individuals coming in and hanging out. It’s a good opportunity to include something brand-new.” Specifically when that something will attract both longtime local patrons and Vegas visitors just finding the charms of Ellis Island.
Set to open later on this year, the Front Lawn will include the brewery into its style so clients can witness the brewing procedure. It will inhabit the northwest area of the property at Flamingo and Koval, supplying views of the Strip from its garden-like atmosphere and second-floor atrium.
Ellis states the team is still talking about the musical lineup, however it’s safe to anticipate diverse noises. “We would love to do a local-music series there, and we have actually spoken about cover bands as well as a gospel choir or stand-up comedy,” she says.
Nobody seems more ecstatic about the Front Backyard than Ellis Island’s long time regulars, who have actually been surveying the design inside the casino. “Individuals are bringing their pals into check it out, and our team members are so fired up. It’s a contagious energy,” Ellis says. “We want to ensure everybody understands we’re not eliminating any of the important things they like, simply including more to like.”