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Las Vegas Has The Only White Castle In The West

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Guys, it's happening: White Castle is making its way across the country. The fast food joint known for its addictive sliders (and inspiring a stoner film about journeying to the restaurant) launched its first Las Vegas outpost on Tuesday, making it the westernmost location in the country.

Long gone are the days where we have to jump on a plane to get our White Castle fix. (While we usually go to the New York locations, the nearest one to us prior to this Vegas opening is in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.) Now, we just have to drive over to the Best Western Casino Royale in Nevada that's right across the street from the Mirage.

On opening day, fans (who are dubbed as part of the "Craver Nation") lined up two hours in advance to get their order on, the L.A. Times reported. In addition to the steamed and onion-laced mini-burgers, they also serve other variations of their sliders—including chicken, fish and even veggie patties. And if you are wondering if they have their chicken ring version of an onion ring, they've got that, too. If you're extra serious about it, Eater Las Vegas reports that you can order a Crave Case box that holds 30 sliders, or even a Craver Crate that carries 100 of them. You can eat them alone in your hotel room or hand them out to impress friends. We won't judge.

And just like the Las Vegas Strip, you can get your mini-burgers any time since the restaurant is open 24/7.

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Editor's Note: An earlier version of this story incorrectly said that this was the first White Castle on the West Coast. We've since corrected the story. LAist regrets this error.