Are you planning on visiting New Orleans, LA and want something to do other than the regular trip to Bourbon Street and other options for tourists? New Orleans is the home to several casinos, with Harrah’s topping the list. Find out where the casinos are located and make your plans to visit at least one on your trip to the big city.
Harrah’s is the largest casino in New Orleans located at 8 Canal Street nestled in between the French Quarter and the Convention Center. It is the perfect location for stopping for lunch or an evening dining at the elaborate buffet and then a spree of casino activity.
The casino offers all of the table games you expect, along with a large number of slot machines. You can also take in one of the magnificent shows in the theater which includes comedy shows, concerts and other entertaining events.
Enjoying the famous New Orleans food is one of the highlights of visiting New Orleans. We mentioned the huge buffet above, but if you are in the mood for one of the best steaks in your life you will want to check out Besh Steakhouse. Chef John Besh is a well known chef and delivers a steak that will have you coming back for more. Besh Steakhouse is one of the best fine dining restaurants in the city. There are also other restaurants in the casino that covers just about any kind of food you could possibly crave.
Boomtown Casino, Westbank
Boomtown Casino is another favorite casino in the New Orleans area. It is located on the Westbank at 4132 Peters Rd., Harvey, LA.
Boomtown Casino features a fun center, several restaurants, banquet facilities and also a night club in addition to the casino. The casino has over 30 game tables and over 1500 slot machines.
This casino also has meeting facilities and a hotel for those organizations that want to mix business with a little pleasure.
Treasure Chest Casino, Kenner, LA
If you are looking to avoid the crowds at Harrah’s, the Treasure Chest Casino in Kenner is an option you will want to consider. The Treasure Chest Casino is located on a riverboat and also offers a good variety of entertainment from local bands to national groups.
The casino offers 36 gaming tables with all of your favorite games along with almost 1,000 slot machines with on-going promotions.
Dining at Treasure Chest Casino brings you all of your favorite New Orleans dishes at the Treasure Island Buffet or if you are in the mood for a po-boy or burger, check out the Cafe Pontchartrain that serves up traditional New Orleans foods. They also offer an all you can eat crawfish special when the mud bugs are in season.
The Treasure Chest Casino is located at 5050 Williams Blvd. in Kenner, LA.
There are numerous other casinos located in the greater New Orleans area. Some of these are located in truck stops and while considered a casino, do not have all of the offerings of a larger casino.
Harrah’s New Orleans
Treasure Chest, Kenner