Evangeline Downs Racetrack Casino
Evangeline Downs, 2235 Creswell Lane, Opelousas, Louisiana
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|Casino opened:||April 26, 1966|
|Casino sq/ft:||80,000 sq/ft|
|Convention sq/ft:||1,000 sq/ft|
|Hotels:||Evangeline Downs Hotel, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member|
|Rates:||$109.00 - $115.00|
|Venues:||Evangeline Downs Event Center|
|The Cajun Buffet at Evangeline Downs Racetrack Casino Hotel|
|The Spotted Horse Tavern & Dining Parlor|
Evangeline Downs Racetrack Casino Review
Evangeline Downs Racetrack, Casino & Hotel is right in the middle of Cajun country in Opelousas near Lafayette, Louisiana. This is Acadiana’s place to play with over 1,400 slots and a full racing calendar. There are plenty of good restaurants ranging from Cafe 24/7 to Blackberry's Restaurant & Bar.
If you are planning to spend the night, the accommodations at Evangeline Downs Hotel, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member are quaint and always clean. There is a nice events center here that can handle anything from a small get together to in indoor music festival. Be sure to check out Zydeco's Bar in the middle of the 80,000 square foot casino floor too. There is plenty of live racing action and if you can't be there in person you can watch the races live, online. There are several off track betting parlours to choose from too!
Gaming at Evangeline Downs Casino
Thrill seekers in Cajun country have a place at Evangeline Downs to mix live horse racing thrills with real casino action. There's even off track betting on the best horse races from around the country. YOu won't find table games here, but with over 1,000 slot machines to choose from you might not miss them! There are plenty of options for enjoying a signature cocktail or cool draft beer, as well as four restaurants offering everything from a Gumbo Bar, to Cajun Buffet, to fine dining at Blackberry's.
Casino games available
- Slot machines
- Video Poker
Dining & Restaurants
The Cajun Buffet at Evangeline Downs Racetrack Casino Hotel
- Serving: Seafood, Global, Cajun, Buffet, Cafe/Variety
Busy, busy, busy … that's right, the Cajun Buffet is always busy with preparing the day's spread of fantastic delectables each and every day for your ultimate dining enjoyment. Fresh food is their passion as well as excellence in preparation. There are local-fare specialties here that will delight your taste buds , from mouth-watering gumbo to succulent prime rib, from roast beef to tasty smoked turkey, with side dishes, freshly baked breads, and post-appetite stimulating deserts.
- Price range: Average
- Part of the The Cajun Buffet chain
|Sunday||11:00am / 9:00pm|
|Monday||11:00am / 9:00pm|
|Tuesday||11:00am / 9:00pm|
|Wednesday||11:00am / 9:00pm|
|Thursday||11:00am / 9:00pm|
|Friday||11:00am / 11:00pm|
|Saturday||11:00am / 11:00pm|
- Serving: Breakfast, Cafe/Variety
As their name implies, Evangeline Down's Cafe 24/7 is here to serve you and meet your hunger craves around the clock. Large or small, no matter what your appetite might be, there's food here to satisfy the greatest to the least's hankerings. Whether it's a juicy burger or cheese burger, whether it's a hot, vegetable-teeming soup – all is freshly prepared for you when you order it up, and just the way you like it too!
- Price range: Average
|Sunday||12:00am / 12:00am|
|Monday||12:00am / 12:00am|
|Tuesday||12:00am / 12:00am|
|Wednesday||12:00am / 12:00am|
|Thursday||12:00am / 12:00am|
|Friday||12:00am / 12:00am|
|Saturday||12:00am / 12:00am|
The Spotted Horse Tavern & Dining Parlor
- Serving: Steak, Bar/Pub, Seafood, Cajun
The Spotted Horse offers a unique and refreshing dining experience with modern variations on classic Louisiana flavors. The setting is elevated and elegant yet whimsical. To dine here is enough of a reason to visit Evangeline Downs. Enjoy a 14 ounce sirloin or share one of the many small plates meant to be savored by your party. Gumbo dishes, pork belly and prawns, and beer can chicken are just a few of the items on the menu. Hot sauces are another draw here, and of course the tavern provides for all of your comestible and libation needs.
- Price range: Average
- Alcohol: Full Bar
|Sunday||1:00pm / 8:00pm|
|Wednesday||4:00pm / 10:00pm|
|Thursday||4:00pm / 10:00pm|
|Friday||4:00pm / 11:00pm|
|Saturday||4:00pm / 11:00pm|
Evangeline Downs Casino Venues & Hotspots
Evangeline Downs Event Center
If you're planning something big and impressive for a group gathering that requires expert banqueting service and the flexibility to accommodate up to 600, or an indoor venue to serve and seat 1,200 for a family reunion, comedy show, concert, or musical performance, you need look no further. The Event Center at Evangeline Downs Event is equipped and staffed to handle all the details, and ensure your guests will enjoy a most pleasurable and rewarding experience.
Evangeline Downs Casino Hotels
Evangeline Downs Hotel, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member
Evangeline Downs Casino Casino Jobs
Minimum of six (6) months of casino security (or similar field) experience in a supervisory capacity. Responsible for the efficient operation of the Security...
Prior experience in casino security (or similar field) preferred. Circulate through hotel, casino, and outdoor areas looking for possible disturbances, illegal...
Maintain bank balance and safeguard casino cage assets during assigned shift. Execute monetary transactions for guests in an assigned window bank....