Lake Charles has seen a resurgence of new or newly renovated and reimagined establishments over the past year. From restaurants to nightlife and parks to bakeries, here are some of the highlights of recent additions to Southwest Louisiana: 

  • 331 Broad Street
  • (337) 602-6343

Get Downtown Lake Charles at the local hot spot, Panorama Music House. This two-story music house features a full calendar of live music performances, every night they're open. Enter into the sophisticated lounge where you'll either venture upstairs for a birds eye view of the…

  • 2040 E Walnut Street
  • (337) 564-6132

Fresh baguettes, scones, biscuits, muffins, quiche, coffee and more delicious treats that are baked fresh daily. Located just blocks from the Lake Charles scenic Shell Beach Drive, the fresh-inspired bakery is light, open and airy with chandeliers sparkling on the wall of…

  • 1916 Belden Street
  • (337) 240-8266

Mama Reta's is a fan favorite of locals. They can't get enough of Mama Reta's soul food, home-cooking, chicken, and South Louisiana's classics. Every meal is made by Mama Reta herself, and her shining smile and warm hospitality are evident with the amount of heart that she pours…

  • 1708 Hwy 14
  • (337) 494-0618

This unfussy, family run business specializes in Creole cuisine and Louisiana soul food. They even make their own boudin and cracklins! We have now opened an online shop where our fans can order the products and ingredients and have that Leonard's flavor delivered directly to…

  • 107 Sutherland Rd
  • 337-855-2665

Sam Houston Jones State Park has over 1,000 acres of lakes, trees, and rivers. It is a camper's paradise! Visitors pay $3 per person for a day pass to explore the hiking trails, playground, newly added 500-foot boardwalk along the Calcasieu River, brand new trailhead restroom…

  • 329 Broad St
  • (337) 842-7007

Panorama Music Exchange is the newest addition to Downtown Lake Charles! This store is connected to Panorama Music House and offers vintage vinyl records, music memorabilia, posters, instruments, band T-shirts, and more! Soon, the Panorama Music Exchange will be home to intimate…

  • 3470 Morganfield Dr
  • (337) 491-1400

Featured on the Louisiana Audubon Golf Trail, Mallard Golf Club is a Scottish links-inspired golf course designed by Jeff Blume. This Championship golf course features five sets of tee boxes, elevated greens, and rolling hills. The golf course is surrounded by native areas, no…

  • 1400 National Drive
  • (337) 485-7629

Tucked away along the rolling golf greens of The National Golf Club of Louisiana, The Max stands tall with its six gables and majestic presence. The impressive architecture is a clue into how much detail and imagination was used to create this masterpiece of an experience! The…

  • 2717 Delta Downs Drive
  • (888) 332-7829

Tin Lizard features a wide range of tasty sharables, craft brews, creative cocktails, and daily specials. Located at the entrance of Delta Downs, you will be transported into a casually elegant dining experience with golden chandeliers and comfortable seating. A stunningly…

  • 777 Ave. L'Auberge
  • (337) 395-7777

This addition to the L'Auberge Casino Resort brings a sophisticated sports lounge for real-time odds, point spreads and over/unders. Place wagers on football, basketball, hockey, soccer, baseball, golf, tennis, auto racing, cycling, boxing, UFC and more. Barstool Sportsbook…

  • 777 Avenue L'Auberge
  • (337) 395-7777

Drago and Klara Cvitanovich opened the first Drago's in 1969 in Metairie, Louisiana. Now run by their son, Tommy, L'Auberge is home to the sixth location of Drago's Seafood Restaurant. Get your taste buds ready for delicious seafood dishes, including the famous Charbroiled…

  • 1500 Siebarth Drive
  • (337) 439-6618

For more than 50 years, Pat's of Henderson has served up authentic Cajun food at our convenient location off of I-210 (Legion Street Exit). The entire team prides themselves in offering you the best service, value, and experience in Lake Charles! Make a reservation for delectable…

  • 525 Alamo St.
  • (337) 403-9183

Your eyes will delight with the sights of Christmas, Halloween, Mardi Gras, and seasonal holidays whenever you walk into the quaint and beautifully decorated Not Just Christmas boutique. The store looks like it was plucked straight from the North Pole, with its vibrant, Christmas…

  • 2550 Golden Nugget Blvd
  • (337) 508-7777

DraftKings Sportsbook Bar & Grill at Golden Nugget offers the premier bar & grill experience with sports betting in Lake Charles. Enjoy your favorite menu items, drinks and place wagers on professional sports with real-time odds, point spreads and over/unders. The venue boasts…