The Alpine Village Inn, Las Vegas Facts & Figures
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The Alpine Village Inn, Las Vegas
First Opened & Various Locations: 1950 at 905 N Las Vegas Blvd
Year Closed: March 1997, 3003 Paradise Rd
Style: Bavarian, of course!
The Rathskeller: Located downstairs from the main 250-seat dining room, The Rathskeller was the literal "beer hall or restaurant in the basement" where traditional Bavarian-style singing and stein-raising took place.
Reason for closure: Majority shareholder Lou Wiener passed away and the estate decided to close rather than invest in renovations.
What's there now: As the song goes, they paved paradise and put up a parking lot.
A Little German Musical Interlude: “Bavarian Remove Kebab” aka “Fichtl’s Lied,” By Die Woodys
1997 Time Capsule
Top Selling Book of 1997: The Partner - John Grisham
Cost For 1 Gallon Of Gas: $1.19
Per Capita Income For Nevada in 1997: $26,791.00
Average Monthly Rent in 1997: $576.00
New Home Cost in 1997: $124,100.00
Average New Car Cost in 1997: $16,900.00
Movie Ticket Cost in 1997: $4.59