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Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino

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Date night out.

My wife and I spend the night at the on site hotel. We enjoyed a decent dinner at one of the... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
4justinf
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Ville Platte, Louisiana
Just ok.

Just ok for dining and gambling. The food was good...was not too happy about the limited machines... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2018
johneboi1958
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Brookhaven, Mississippi
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

My wife and I spend the night at the on site hotel. We enjoyed a decent dinner at one of the restaurants, then we spent the evening at the track. The following morning we played slots for a little while before leaving.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 4justinf
Chris J, Manager at Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2018

Thank you for the wonderful review, 4justinf! We appreciate it. If you have any advice on how we can earn that last star, then please let us know, because our goal is to provide you with five-star service.

Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

My friends and I went to eat at the buffet . I recommended it because it was really good when I came in May and June a few times. We have gone recently and it was very gd. The selection was very week. Food was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sharon A
Chris J, Manager at Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2018

Sharon, our apologies for your experience at the Cajun Buffet. We are always trying to improve our service and food. I will pass along your comments to the Food and Beverage department for review.

Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

We over to have lunch with friends and play a bit. Seems they guiding you to a beans and peas lunch. Was most veggies cooked in some way or another. Was no desserts available. Probably the worst casino food I have ever had. Gumbo was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank keithlajack
Chris J, Manager at Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2018

Thank you for letting us know about your recent experience, Keith. I apologize if our service did not meet your expectations, and I appreciate you taking time to share your review. If you have time to include feedback that we can use to improve our...More

Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

I have been going to the buffet for lunch and dinner on Friday night we went to the buffet and no one was on the buffet line to help you with anything. The gumbo tasted like the roux was burnt, the fish was hard and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank burnedetteg
Chris J, Manager at Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2018

burnedette, Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your recent experience at the Cajun Buffet. We are disappointed to hear your experience fell short of the high service standards we set at our company. We are always looking at ways to...More

Reviewed 24 June 2018

Great concert in the event center. Was looking forward to see Restless Heart and was not disappointed. Would come back here for more shows in the future

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank misfit117
Chris J, Manager at Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Wow! We’re glad you had such a wonderful experience, Misfit. Come back and see us soon!

Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

Just ok for dining and gambling. The food was good...was not too happy about the limited machines. I am sure it would have been more enjoyable on a race night.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank johneboi1958
Chris J, Manager at Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2018

John, We’re so glad that you enjoyed your visit! Hopefully your next visit will be a five-star experience.

Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Real good time at the Racetrack and Casino. If you haven’t been and looking for a good time, stop in and visit.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank btgarner2013
Chris J, Guest Relations Manager at Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2018

btgarner, Thank you for the glowing review! We strive to make sure all of our guests have a five-star experience, glad to see we succeeded with you. Hope to see you again here soon!

Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

This was a really good buffet consisting of local cuisine at a very affordable price. I over ate and totally enjoyed it. Delicious!!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Jhonesnaps60
Chris J, Manager at Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2018

We're so glad you enjoyed the buffet! Please come back again, soon!

Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Great venue with many options to eat gamble or watch the ponies run. We stopped in for a bite to eat and were amazed at the Sunday morning brunch that started at 11 AM. We will definitely be back.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Sarah S, other at Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2018

Hi Chris, We're glad you had a good time at Evangeline Downs, and thank you for taking the time to say so. Hope to see you back very soon!

Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed playing with slot machine but not always win. It makes getting win very hard. Always burn your money at casino. All food are very good.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Chris J, Manager at Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Thank you for visiting, Philomena. We're sorry that you weren't a winner, and we wish you better luck on your next visit!

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