Milk's, Las Vegas 1950s/1960s
Fremont Street in downtown Las Vegas is located in the heart of the casino corridor and is named in honor of explorer John Charles Fremont. It was, or is, the address of many famous casinos such as The Golden Nugget, The Mint, The Pioneer, Golden Gate Hotel and Casino and Binion’s Horseshoe.
It was also the location for Milk’s restaurant which looks like it was fun place, judging from the whimsical illustrations on the interior menu and phrases like Our Reputation is Eaten Not Written and the dish for dieters entitled the Waist Away plate.
Looking at the prices – 10 cents for coffee and 75 cents for Bob’s special hamburger - we believe this menu was from the late 1950s and early 60s.
We’re still looking into the origins of Milk’s restaurant. If you know anything, let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Courtesy UNLV Special Collections.
Each order includes a print of the interior menu.