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: 

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 1301 E McNeese St. Suite 305
  • (337) 602-1278

Casual wine and cocktail lounge. Also available for private events 7 days a week.

  • 2635 Country Club Rd.
  • (337) 214-1736

Mural's Kitchen features traditional southern recipes in a family-friendly atmosphere that is sure to treat your tastebuds. Offering breakfast, lunch, dinner, and catering! Open 5:30 am - 7:30 pm

  • 206 W 11th Street
  • (337) 202-1211

Twanie's Terrific Treats opened its doors near the heart of Downtown Lake Charles in 2022 after being a pop-up shop for the last year. The bakery features fresh baked goods including rich chocolate chip cookies, bread pudding, colossal cookies, pecan chocolate chip, magnificent…

  • 100 Westlake Ave.
  • (337) 430-2300

The all-new 60,000-square-foot property showcases the ultimate gaming experience for guests, including new rooms, unmatched restaurants and a variety of entertainment. The new property boasts nearly 1,000 slot machines and table games, as well as an official WSOP® Poker Room, an…

  • 814 E. Prien Lake Rd.
  • (337) 347-9845

Elegance, serenity, relaxation, and rejuvenation - Alevan Salon Spa Sanctuary offers a variety of services, and it is also making its mark as one of the first multicultural hair salons in Lake Charles. Inspired by the non-stop schedules and high expectations of today's world…