Although effective, the slap-line was quickly replaced by the punchline in most comedy clubs for its ability to induce laughter without inadvertently provoking duels. Enjoy harmless ha-ha's with today's Groupon at the Riviera Hotel & Casino. Choose between the following options:
- For $50, you get $100 worth of fare and drink at R Steak & Seafood.
- For $60, you get a comedy club and meal package (a $170.98 total value) that includes the following:
- Two general admission tickets to the Riviera Comedy Club (a $70.98 value)
- $100 worth of fare and drink at R Steak & Seafood
In addition to premier lodging and gaming, Riviera Hotel & Casino fill up bellies with delectable eats at R Steak & Seafood before extracting laughs from them at Riviera Comedy Club. Dinner entrees, which emerge from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m., include a selection of grilled steaks slathered in signature rub and a barbecue platter that showcases a 12-ounce slab of St. Louis ribs performing the cancan with a half chicken ($21). Otherwise, grilled, sautéed, or blackened morsels of freshly caught seafood swim down gullets in the form of swordfish ($23), salmon steak ($19), and mahi mahi ($19), and the happy-hour menu, available from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., serves up shareable plates of steamed clams ($7) drizzled in garlic-butter sauce and blown on for good luck. A selection of wines ($3–$5) and imported ($4) or domestic beers ($3) round out happy-hour dining with discounted libations and spherical pint glasses.
After an evening of fine dining, guests can assist the digestion process with a good old-fashioned chortling session courtesy of the Riviera Comedy Club. Lead comedians rotate weekly, sharing their shock comedy standup routines or mathematical algorithms for crafting pitch perfect humor jokes within an intimate setting.
R Steak & Seafood Restaurant at the Riviera Hotel
Nestled in the Riviera Hotel and Casino, R Steak & Seafood Restaurant spreads out a straight flush of beef fillets. Each comes seasoned with the same distinctive signature spice rub the casino’s dealers use to make the cards extra lucky. Grilled, sautéed, or blackened, seafood selections such as pan-roasted salmon and tuna au poivre tempt the gourmand in every gamer. Wait staff can recommend wine pairings and selections from a suite of sauces—including béarnaise, demi-glace, bourbon barbecue, and green peppercorn—to match any of the slabs of tender protein. Without leaving the grounds, diners can try their chances at 100,000 square feet of table games and slot machines at the casino, or stop off for regular entertainment such as Jan Rouven’s Illusions magic show, live music at Le Bistro Lounge, and a bustling comedy club featuring local favorites and national headliners.