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Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino

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Address: 2235 Creswell Ln Ext, Opelousas, LA 70570-1981
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Casino good, hotel not as good as anticipated

Casino was good. Service was friendly. Hotel suite was nice. Beds comfortable. 2 nice flat screen tvs. Room 217's shower ceiling is in need of serious repair. Also the shower... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed January 3, 2017
Lcpp2014
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Arlington, Virginia
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Houston, Texas
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103 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The casino had a variety of machines. It wasn't pristine but it was filthy. Hardly saw the drink lady. For a Saturday, it was pretty empty compared to others I visit in LA. Didn't win anything. Seriously tight, whether playing low or max. In the five hours I played, never saw one hand pay or big hit. I played all... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2017 via mobile

Casino was good. Service was friendly. Hotel suite was nice. Beds comfortable. 2 nice flat screen tvs. Room 217's shower ceiling is in need of serious repair. Also the shower pressure was weak & needs to be addressed. We were at a Holiday Inn Express earlier in the week & both shower & shower pressure were excellent. At Evangeline Downs... More 

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Thank Lcpp2014
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2017

First time here. Stayed off property at the nearby Days Inn because the rates here were ridiculous and there are many economical options within 5 minutes. Visited the Casino for a few hours on an anniversary road trip. We always make a trip to the LA casinos on this occasion. This place is much like Delta Downs except bigger and... More 

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016

We enjoy going to the horse races! You can have so much fun while spending a little or a lot! You can also go to the fence and watch the horses as they parade in front of you!

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Ruston, Louisiana
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34 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016

I have really enjoyed myself at the track in the past. This was the first time I have primarily spent in the casino. There are no tables only slots which I am not fond of. The bar in the middle made subpar drinks according to my wife. If it were just the Racetrack I would give it 4, but the... More 

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Youngsville, Louisiana
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Lose Casino... Had lots of fun playing machines. Great atmosphere for visiting with adult friends~ Great gathering place.

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Thank Darlene M
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54 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016 via mobile

Trying going for a few hours my wife and I,get out.the house to play a little slots and enjoy an evening.You have never seen machines so tight,you could not win a dollar seriously...They want people to keep coming g back but it isn't happening,the place was dead hardly anyone in the place.Eventually at this rate they will have no other... More 

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Erath, Louisiana
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139 reviews
18 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

First time to this casino. Smaller than others but adds horse racing as extra venue. PROS: Parking-- free and easy Casino- clean and friendly staff -- limited number of slots-- relatively quiet Buffet- high point- well laid out, good choices, some times 1/2 pprice. Seating area a little on small side Needs improvement Not much. A larger seating area for... More 

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Thank T D
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43 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

The salad bar has been improved with added artichoke hearts, a variety of pastas and toppings. The side dishes vary from tomatoes and okra, smothered greens , fried fish, ribs and more.

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2016

You can not avoid the indoors to enter but we could not stay in long because of the lingering smoke.Spent most of a summer evening on the metal benches lining the track at the finish line.We were lucky the weather was so forgiving on a July night before dark because of the close approaching rain squalls.Wind & clouds kept us... More 

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