Tilted Kilt

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PLACE INFO

Type: Bar, Eatery

3700 W Flamingo Rd
Las Vegas, Nevada, 89103-4043
United States

(702) 777-2463

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Notes:
Located in The Rio.

Added by UncleJimbo

PLACE STATS
Score:
-
Ratings:
8
Reviews:
8
Avg:
3.11
pDev:
12.86%
 
 
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Ratings: 8 |  Reviews: 8
Reviews by packetknife:
Photo of packetknife
2.41/5  rDev -22.5%
vibe: 2 | quality: 2 | service: 2 | selection: 3.5

We went by twice and it was dead-dead-dead each time. Perhaps everyone relocates to the Voodoo on top of the Rio. Clean but perhaps because it's always empty. The glassware wasn't well maintained and the tables and stools were a bit shoddy. And if the quality was to come from the ridiculous outfits and the women, then they missed that mark too. Good taps for Vegas (Rogue, Boddingtons, Beamish, Harp, Guiness, ..) and they were fresh but the place was such a downer that it isn't worth going out of your way for.

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Photo of TurdFurgison
3.56/5  rDev +14.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5

Vegas isn't really a beer destination, so this place was one of my happy discoveries. Not fantastic, but there were acceptable choices.

There were about 15+ taps, with the likes of St. Rogue Red and Stone Arrogant Bastard, and then a smattering of more normal choices (Fat Tire, Blue Moon, Rogue Dead Guy, Guinness, etc). But normally in Vegas you're happy just to see Fat Tire in a bar. The servers are all female, wearing very short tilted kilts (the name and the draw). About half the bar looks set up for food, but we sat at the bar itself. Prices for drafts were about $5, not bad.

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Photo of Gavage
3/5  rDev -3.5%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3 | service: 3 | selection: 3

After a long day at a conference in the Rio Convention area, I needed a pint and figured the Tilted Kilt would hit the spot. Located along the slots area where they do the carnival show at night, you are intially greeted by a short plaid-skirted woman with very a tightly tied white shirt forcing some significant cleavage. I walked around the corner to the bar. This is a bar / restaurant with plenty of Irish / Scottish / English posters and pictures adorning the walls. Some pool tables and dart boards are in the back.

There were less than 24 beers on tap as there were some empty taps. Plenty of macros with SNPA, Fat Tite, Rogue Dead Guy, and Stone Arrogant Bastard. I ordered a Rogue Dead Guy and when the bartender tried to pour it the keg was kicked. He told me it would be about 10-15 minutes. I can't wait for that. He offered a pint of Stone Arrogant Bastard as it was "the same type of beer". Ugh.The beer seemed a bit off (not terribly) probably due to a dirty line.

I left after one beer. Didn't try any food. Not worth heading here unless you are in the Rio.

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Photo of frazbri
3.64/5  rDev +17%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4

The Tilted Kilt is supposedly a Scottish themed bar, but this is Vegas, so the theme is twisted in a LV kind of way. There are a few decorations of British origin, but many of the wall adornments are more Hollywood than Glasgow. They have a nice pool room in the back, and a plasma TV above the bar.

I sat at the bar and was served by the barman in short order. He did a very good job of keeping his customers happy. The waitresses were costumed in miniture catholic school girl uniforms. This of course was the Vegas twist of Scottish culture. Sexy young lassies in tiny kilts and bare midrifts.

I counted 25 taps, of which 15 were craft (or near craft) beers. Fat Tire, 2 from Rogue, Pyramid hefe, Sam Adams, Boddingtons, Smithwick, Guiness, and more. A couple ciders were also available. The bottle choices were more limited.

The Tilted Kilt is a good respite from the mega-casino scene. It isn't a world class beer bar, but does offer more choices than most of the Vegas resort scene. Grab a stool, have a beer, and enjoy the view. It is Vegas afterall : )

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Photo of Dogbrick
3.13/5  rDev +0.6%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3 | selection: 2.5 | food: 3.5

This Irish-ish pub is located in the Masquerade Tower in the Rio, adjacent to the casino (but isn't everything?). The theme is that safe titillation of cleavage and short skirts - slightly more provocative than Hooter's, so it's "family friendly" while giving dad a cheap thrill.

The bar is on the right side with 20+ taps. Rickety tables and several TVs comprise the seating area. Lots of movie memorabilia on the walls, some of it staying with the Irish/Scottish theme (Braveheart) some not so much (Black Knight?).

The beer selection is okay by casino standards, the usual selection for the like - Guinness, Harp, Boddington's etc, as well as a surprise in New Belgium Fat tire on draught. The bottled selection is more mundane, with SNPA being the only semi-micro available.

Service here is passable. Don't expect much beer knowledge but they are pretty clever in not letting you take one of their cool pint glasses into the casino to "forget" to return.

The food is not bad either, we both had a Sloppy Jane - hard baguette breat with different choice of meats and cole slaw on top with potato wedges.

I'd hit this place again if staying at the Rio if only for the Fat Tire, but otherwise wouldn't make the trip across the highway from the Strip.

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Photo of Dukeofearl
2.63/5  rDev -15.4%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3 | service: 1 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3

My girlfriend and I ended up here yesterday when we went to visit Rosemary's and found that it was closed down a year ago (see, it pays to double check Beerfly before you leave!). When I found the Tilted Kilt, my first thought was "oh, it's a variation on Hooter's". All the young attractive wait staff were wearing short "kilts" and small white schoolgirl shirts- maybe something like a younger Britney Spears might wear. Typical English/Irish/Scottish kitsch on the walls and ceiling. Darts and Pool tables in the back, and some bar tables near the front where you can watch the free Rio Masquerade show (with a mostly blocked view, but that's ok because the show is pretty lame).

As other reviewers noted, 24 taps and a couple of bottled selections, better than a typical Irish Pub but not anything outstanding. My first chance to try Rogue Dead Guy on tap, so that was a bonus. A wider selection than most, but most of these beers are available a lot of places, and probably a lot cheaper.

Service was terrible. The waitress got us a first beer fairly quickly but completely forgot about our food, took forever (and then screwed up) a second round, and then forgot to give us a bill at a time when she had 2 tables to take care of (it was really quiet in the bar). And never an apology for all the mistakes. A little better than standard pub food (a fairly large menu), and portions were large.

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Photo of slander
3.36/5  rDev +8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3 | selection: 3.5

As long as you did the hike over the damn highway out to The Rio to go to Rosemary's, you might as well stop in and slum it for a draft here when you're done upstairs. A standard cookie cutter strip mall bar, that looks out over the casino in the market area. Tap handles displayed in a case on the wall in the entrance tells you what they're pouring. 2 dozen taps. 22 beers, a cider and a root beer. At least half of the taps are crappy macros but some decent drafts otherwise. Pyramid Hefeweizen and Tilted Kilt Scotch Ale, Fat Tire Amber, Rogue Dead Guy, McEwan's Scotch Ale, John Courage, Beamish, Boddingtons, Sierra Nevada Pale Ale, Guinness, Harp, Bass and it's all downhill from there although I do appreciate being given the choice of Beamish or Guinness. Service was all right, nothing to write home about. Standard pub grub to be found. A dozen bar tables lie adjacent to the bar and there are another dozen to the rear, in a room with darts, a pool table on one side and a pair of them on the other. There's a large display case with beers they don't serve there (not quite sure why). Lots of cool posters and pictures, many of them Monty Python shots that I've never seen before. A good scenic view of people playing the slots. You can say you had a beer here. Now go back upstairs to Rosemary's.

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Photo of UncleJimbo
3.14/5  rDev +1%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3 | service: 3 | selection: 3.5

The Tilted Kilt is an "Irish" (Scottish?) style pub located in the Masquerade Village of the Rio Casino in the former location of J.W.'s Tavern. The decor is pretty similar to how it was at J.W.'s, with wood tones, a pool table, and some darts. They have kept 24 taps, but have eliminated almost all the bottled beers (except a few standard lagers). Among the taps, the only notables were Murphy's Stout, McEwan's, Boddingtons, and John Courage, and a couple of others. The young female waitresses wear short short plaid skirts and vests, which they are practically bursting out of -- kind of like a Scottish Hooters. The menu lists pretty typical bar foods, but I did not partake.

Not really a place to go out of one's way for, but if you are at the Rio and tire of the excellent beer at Rosemary's across the way, then take a look at the Tilted Kilt.

[Ah, Rosemary's at the Rio is gone, and so there is less reason to stop by the Tilted Kilt, unless you happen to be staying at the Rio, maybe.]

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Tilted Kilt in Las Vegas, NV
3.11 out of 5 based on 8 ratings.
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