Golden Gate Hotel & Casino
The Golden Gate opened in 1906 as the Hotel Nevada. In 1907 it was assigned Las Vegas' first telephone with the number "1." When gambling was re-legalized in Nevada the Hotel Nevada was expanded and renamed Sal Sagev (Las Vegas spelled backwards.) Today it is the oldest and smallest Hotel on the Fremont Street Experience.
The hotel gained its current name in 1955 when a group from the San Francisco Bay area bought the hotel and renamed it the Golden Gate Casino.
The Golden Gate was the first to serve a fifty cent shrimp cocktail in 1959, now a Las Vegas cliché. Called the "Original Shrimp Cocktail" on the menu, it has become a mainstay of the San Francisco Shrimp Bar and Deli. It is what the Golden Gate is best known for. The idea came from owner Itali Ghelfi, who based it on Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco.
Although they are no longer fifty cents the shrimp cocktail continues to be a favorite bringing in locals and tourists to this day.
If it is for the shrimp or to visit one of the oldest building in Las Vegas make sure to make the Golden Gate Casino a destination stop on your next Las Vegas trip
Golden Gate Hotel & Casino Chips
Chips from the Golden Gate Hotel & Casino are a great addition to any collection of Las Vegas Casino Chips.
Golden Gate Ash Tray
Spinettis Gaming has a wide variety of Casino & Las Vegas Memorabilia beyond chips, dice and cards. This vintage ashtray from the Golden Gate makes a nice addition to any Vintage Vegas collection.
Make sure to visit our retail store the next time you are in Las Vegas to see a the complete selection of our Las Vegas Memorabilia.
Golden Gate Casino Cards
These decks are from the Golden Gate casino. They have the Golden Gate Casino logo on them. These casino playing cards make for great additions to anybody's card collection and or can be used for your home gaming nights.