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Last Updated on March 21, 2022

The Wicked Spoon Buffet is ranked among the best buffet dining experience you can have in the city. This is saying a lot since Vegas is the hot spot paradise for buffet foodies from around the world. In a place where culinary mastery reigns supreme, the buffets open in Vegas have to put out something a little extra special to stand out and compete. 

Aside from the casinos and shows, some of the hottest destinations are Las Vegas buffets. Alright, this might be a bit of an exaggeration, but there is some serious buffet love in Vegas, with a favorite being the Wicked Spoon, the Cosmopolitan buffet on the Las Vegas Strip. 

Something more than a little extra special is exactly what you’re going to find at the Wicked Spoon in Las Vegas. The Cosmopolitan’s spin on buffet food includes chef-crafted, original dishes that range from light and refreshing to downright decadent, with lots of worldly, regional, and seasonal cuisine that will have you eating your heart out. 

The Wicked Spoon Cosmopolitan is highly recommended. Let’s dig in and find out why. 

Wicked Spoon Menu

There’s the atmosphere and the drinks, but in the end, it’s really all about the food. The Wicked Spoon Buffet inside the Cosmopolitan Las Vegas is known for its imaginative seasonal dishes and well-crafted original selections. Typical buffet options leave you with a table full of fried chicken and mashed potatoes, but that’s not the case here. 

Ok, you can still have the fried chicken, mashed potatoes, and familiar staples, but be prepared for them to be top quality and elevated several levels above what you’re used to. The Wicked Spoon has a breakfast and lunch menu. Be prepared to grow hungry as we take a look at each. 

Breakfast Buffet Menu 

First up is the breakfast buffet menu that isn’t your usual selection of pastries and eggs. Several food stations are set up, including a cold bar, breakfast-inspired station, brunch station, grill station, an international station, an Asian station, and desserts. Yes, desserts for breakfast. That’s about all it takes to get us on board. 

The cold bar includes refreshing breakfast food options like seasonal fruit, Nutella toast, smoked salmon plates, cheese plate, oatmeal, and chia seed pudding. There are also some less traditional breakfast items like beef carpaccio and tomato basil soup. This is the spot you want to hit up if you’re looking for a light breakfast that isn’t lacking in deliciousness. 

The breakfast-inspired station features classics where eggs are at center stage. Fluffy scrambled eggs, scrambled egg whites, and frittatas accompanied by applewood smoked bacon, breakfast pizza, and crisp, green salad. 

From here, the options only get more decadent. The brunch/lunch station offers perfect eggs benedict, lemon blueberry French toast, shrimp & grits, and Gochujjang braised egg. 

The rest of what you’ll find strays far from typical breakfast food. Once you try the kale salad with ginger dressing, it will become something you always crave. There are pork Barria tacos, samosas with mango chutney, Asian dirty fried rice, bone marrow with lemon gremolata, roasted chicken with miso and ginger, and then a whole slew of treats to satisfy your early morning sweet tooth. 

Lunch Buffet Menu

Wicken Spoon Lunch Buffet

The lunch buffet is exactly what you’re craving after sleeping in late and starting to show a few signs of life after a long night of everything Vegas. 

There are some carry-overs from breakfast, and it’s also the perfect spot to find delicious brunch items. On the cold bar, you’ll find a few delicacies added, like tuna Crudo with a grapefruit reduction and beef tataki with citrus ginger ponzu and dehydrated duck egg. 

If you’re in the mood for a more decadent meal, you can choose between the bone marrow, snow crab legs, or the slow-roasted prime rib that can be found at the carving station. It really does feel more like a massive dinner buffet than it does lunch. 

There are also lots of great sides like the angry mac & cheese, poblano creamed corn, and classic salads. You’ll also want to save room for the dessert section, where you’ll find assorted pastries, gelatos, creme brulee, strawberry lychee mousse cake, bourbon white chocolate bread pudding…there’s more, but we’re gaining too much weight just writing this. 

Wicked Spoon Brunch

The Wicked Spoon offers a weekend brunch that runs all day on Saturday and Sunday from 9am to 4pm. It costs a few dollars more than lunch and the selection is well worth the extra charge.

Bottomless Beverages 

Bottomless Beverages

The food isn’t the only star of the show at the Wicked Spoon. Adults who are of legal drinking age can add a bottomless beverage to their buffet. Choose from champagne, Bloody Marys, bottomless mimosas, and Bud Light Draft packages. 

Seriously, though. Imagine a leisurely Sunday brunch or lazy Saturday afternoon, some great company, and a plate filled with your favorites. The server ensures your glasses of mimosas, champagne, bloody marys, or draft are never empty. It sounds a little like perfection, doesn’t it?

The bottomless beverage addition is $21 per person, and there is one caveat. Bottomless drinks are limited to two hours. You don’t want to get too tipsy while hitting up the omelet station or dessert bar. 

If bottomless drinks brought to your table aren’t your thing, there’s also a full selection of cocktails, wines, beer, and specialty brunch sips. Juices, soda, and coffee or tea are complimentary with the buffet. 

Wicked Spoon Price


Meal


Price


Hours

Breakfast

Adults $38
Kids 5-10 $19

Mon to Fri: 8am - 11am

Lunch

Adults $45
Kids 5-10 $22.50

Mon to Fri: 11am - 3pm

Brunch

Adults $48
Kids 5-10 $24

Sat & Sun: 9am - 4pm

New Years Eve Brunch

Adults $48
Kids 5-10 $24

Dec 31: 9am - 4pm

New Years Day Brunch

Adults $53
Kids 5-10 $26.50

Jan 1: 9am - 4pm

Bottomless Beverages

$21

Beer, Mimosas, Champagne, Bloody Marys

So, what’s the price for all this deliciousness? The Wicked Spoon is priced comparable to other Vegas buffets, especially those located in major Las Vegas resorts. The price of the buffet depends on what time of day you visit. 

For the breakfast buffet, which also includes brunch options, the price for adults is $38. The lunch buffet also includes a few brunch options and is priced at $45 per person. The unlimited beverage package can be added to any adult buffet for $21 per person. Trust us when we say that there will be no problem getting your money’s worth with the selection of incredible dishes. 

Children ages 5-10 can enjoy the buffet at discounted prices. Breakfast is offered to younger guests for $19, and the lunch buffet costs $22.50. 

If you have children younger than five with you, they can eat free as long as there is a paying adult with them. 

Wicked Spoon Hours

While you might want to love on the Wicked Spoon all day and night, they’re focused mainly on weekend brunch, breakfast and lunch. The buffet is open Saturday and Sunday, from 9 am – 4 pm. 

The breakfast buffet menu is served from 8 am – 11 am, with the lunch menu taking over from 11am to 3pm. Don’t worry. If you have a craving for some of their breakfast and brunch staples, you’ll still find a few lingering around for the lunch crowd. 

They’re not going to kick you out right at 3 pm, but you’ll want to plan accordingly and give yourself enough time to nibble, sample, or devour till your heart’s content (or you simply can’t hold another bite).

Wicked Spoon Buffet FAQ

Wicked Spoon Reservations 

wicked spoon buffet busy and wait times 2022

Wicked Spoon is accepting walk-ins only. Reservations aren’t taken at the Wicked Spoon and therefore wait times can reach up to an hour or more. Over holiday times, waits reach two hours. Reservations for parties of 20 or more are encouraged to submit an online request for a table.

Location & Parking 

The Wicked Spoon buffet is located in the Cosmopolitan’s Chelsea Tower on level 2. We’ve indicated below with a red arrow.

cosmopolitan wicked spoon map

Parking for the Cosmopolitan Wicked Spoon Buffet can be accessed in the underground self-parking garage located directly beneath the resort. It can be accessed on the south side of the hotel from Harmon Avenue via the main entrance (this is also where valet drop-off is located), or on the north side from Las Vegas Boulevard.

Bottom Line 

Only in Las Vegas can you find a buffet like the Wicked spoon that entices and invites discovery. Fill your plate with favorites like the prime rib from the carving station or crab legs. This is also your chance to explore and try new dishes from around the world. The only thing you really need to bring to the Wicked Spoon buffet is a huge appetite. 

8 thoughts on “Wicked Spoon Buffet at the Cosmopolitan”

  1. I remember a few years ago, there was an expedited line for those with Marriot Gold status or higher. Is this still the case?

  2. If I went around 10:30am for breakfast and wanted to stay for lunch, how does that work? Would I pay $45 or would I get kicked out after breakfast and have to pay for lunch?

    1. The Wicked Spoon doesnt take reservations for 10:30am for this exact reason. The latest you can get is a 10am reservation to get both breakfast and lunch. And, no they will not kick you out when the buffet is switched over. You can stay for both.

    1. The Wicked Spoon doesnt take reservations unless you have a party of 20 or more. I called them today on 12/29/21, and they said the wait over the holidays is about 2 hours. Its normally (off holiday peak) 45 min to 1 hour wait. I’ve also updated this page with a price and hours chart for the buffet on New Years Eve and Day.

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