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Louisiana Downs

Address: 8000 East Texas Street, P.O. Box 5519, Bossier City, LA 71171-5519
Phone Number: 800-551-2361, 318-742-5555
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Ranked #7 of 20 Attractions in Bossier City
Type: Horse Tracks, Casinos & Gaming
Owner description: Home of the Super Derby is a world-class track offering both quarter horse and thoroughbred racing.
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Type: Horse Tracks, Casinos & Gaming
Owner description: Home of the Super Derby is a world-class track offering both quarter horse and thoroughbred racing.

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English first
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

This review is about the buffet at the Louisiana Downs. Take your money anywhere but here,this place has taken an extreme nosedive over the last couple of years. There use to be a waiting line to get in and now there's one to leave! Tried it one last time tonight to give them the benefit of doubt and at no... More 

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Schwertner, Texas, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We made our first trip to this casino last Monday night . We got in late and decided to drive to the casino from Springhill Suites instead of waiting on a shuttle. There were only a handful of cars in the parking lot and some very shady looking characters walking around. I was nervous about getting out of the car.... More 

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Bullard, Texas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Very clean and the cigarette smoke is not too bad if you go early. Had no problem getting drinks while playing. Good selection of slots but dollar slots seem to be tight.

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Corpus Christi, Texas
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

The Casino part is just an average casino with tons of Slot Machines in all sorts of $ range. I'm used to the non-smoking casinos in Colorado, so the chain smoking going on all around was super annoying, but that's a state law thing, not just unique to this casino. We really enjoyed the live horse racing. We didn't even... More 

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Godley, Texas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Nice place with plenty of room. Not overly crowded. On weekends very busy and a lot going on. On Mondays thru Wednesday, the buffet is not open and you are able to order off menu. Friendly staff.

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Shreveport, Louisiana
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150 reviews 150 reviews
50 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Went for this year's Super Derby and its the first time I have gone to the track in close to 15 years or so. Man have things slid downhill in my humble opinion. I was not up top in the VIP area but prefer to mingle with the groundlings and split time in the air-conditioned grandstand. First off, the place... More 

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Baton Rouge
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Love the horse races and this is a nice track to watch them. Decent food and drink options. We went for the Super Derby and there were several fun activities to go along with the races.

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Trinity
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Our service was great! The food and spirits were good! The family time could only have been better if more were there!! We celebrated birthdays from age 21 to 74!!!

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Houston, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

80% of the time that we play at Louisiana Downs we have won but I think this was the worst. Even when it let you get in the bonus it didn't pay you but $2-$4 out of 15 free spends. This was the first time I did not enjoy the casino.

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115 reviews 115 reviews
35 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

This was the first time I have ever been to a live horse race track. It is a lot of fun and completely free if you want it to be. You can sit outside and see the horses up close and hear them as they race by the finish line or you can sit inside in the cool a/c and... More 

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