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From its earliest days as a frontier community abuzz with steamboat commerce, Shreveport-Bossier, Louisiana, has always welcomed adventurous travelers. Today, visitors to Shreveport-Bossier can roll the dice at six Vegas-style casinos, have up-close encounters with sharks, rays, octopuses and more at Shreveport Aquarium and race high-speed go-karts at Gators and Friends Adventure Park. Shreveport-Bossier is also home to some of the largest Mardi Gras parades this side of New Orleans as well as an acclaimed culinary scene, three craft breweries, the largest paintball facility in Louisiana, and the American Rose Center. Whatever kind of adventure gets your pulse racing, chances are good that we’ve got it in Shreveport-Bossier. If you’d rather relax and watch the Red River crawl past from the shade of a comfy patio bar … you can do that, too. In fact, it’s probably a good idea to cool your heels for a while. After all, you never know what adventure awaits! Thanks for exploring Shreveport-Bossier.

Stacy Brown President, Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau


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www.Shreveport-Bossier.org/Welcome to watch a brief welcome message from local actor, educator and arts advocate Angelique Feaster Evans. From festivals and food to Southern hospitality, Angelique’s message is clear – whoever you are, you’re welcome to “pass a good time” in Shreveport-Bossier.

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Nightlife & Spirits ....................... 15 Festivals & Annual Events .......... 31 Shopping ...................................... 51 Hotels ........................................... 59 Venues .......................................... 67 The 2018 Official Visitors’ Guide to Shreveport-Bossier, Louisiana is published for the ShreveportBossier Convention and Tourist Bureau. All cities are within Louisiana, unless otherwise specified. Information in this guide is carefully compiled in order to ensure maximum accuracy. The ShreveportBossier Convention and Tourist Bureau, its staff and agents cannot and do not guarantee the accuracy of all the information furnished to them nor the complete absence of errors or omissions. All rights reserved, including the right to reproduce this book, or portions thereof, in any form. Printed in the USA. For more information, call 318-470-6661.

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There’s more to do than ever before in ShreveportBossier. With new shops, restaurants and attractions opening on a regular basis, we’ve hand-picked a few of our favorite new additions.

›› For a complete list of things to do in Shreveport-Bossier, visit www.Shreveport-Bossier.org.

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Gator Raceway

Gator Raceway at Gators and Friends Adventure Park 11441 Hwy. 80, Greenwood ›› Opened October 2017 Gator Raceway is a high-performance go-kart track featuring karts that can travel at speeds up to 40 miles per hour. The racetrack’s wide lanes and tight curves make for a pulse-pounding experience that is recommended for older children and adults. A two-seater cart is available for younger children accompanied by a parent or guardian. www.gatorraceway.com

East Bank District & Plaza 630 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City ›› Opened November 2017 Shreveport-Bossier’s newest gathering place is a walkable strip of historic downtown Bossier City that is home to Flying Heart Brewing, Wooden Spoon Pizza, Bossier Arts Council’s East Bank Theatre, and more – all within easy walking distance of Horseshoe Casino & Hotel and the Louisiana Boardwalk Outlets.

724 Azalea Dr., Shreveport ›› Opened October 2017 This chef-driven dessert bar features inspired classics and modern twists on classic techniques inspired by Chef Blake Jackson’s travels through France. From seasonal gourmet cookies to dulce de leche chocolate tarts and house-made gelato, Whisk Dessert Bar is an exciting addition to ShreveportBossier’s emerging culinary scene. www.facebook.com/whiskshv

Shreveport Aquarium

Shreveport Dog Park

601 Clyde Fant Pkwy., Shreveport ›› Opened November 2017

857 E. Stoner Ave., Shreveport ›› Opened July 2017

At Shreveport Aquarium, families can explore an underwater world that is home to more than 3,000 animals including sharks, rays, sea jellies, octopuses, and more.

Traveling with a four-legged family member? Dogs can run wild at Shreveport’s new riverfront dog park located at the Stoner Avenue Boat Launch. The scenic, four-acre park is open seven days a week during daylight hours and includes restrooms, ample parking and seating.

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 Find the million dollar wall at

one of the six riverboat casinos (p. 12) and take a selfie.

 Touch live jellyfish at

Shreveport Aquarium. (p. 27)

 Feed the chickens in the garden and peruse the art at R.W. Norton Art Gallery. (p. 26)

 Eat authentic street tacos at

Ki’ Mexico (p. 44), named one of “The 31 Best Mexican Restaurants in America” by Thrillist.com.

 Zipline over alligators and race high speed go-karts at Gators and Friends Adventure Park. (p. 24)

 Drink local craft beer and grab Whisk Dessert Bar Shreveport Dog Park

some pizza at Flying Heart Brewing (p. 17)

 Take a photo with Elvis outside of Shreveport Municipal Auditorium. (p. 67)

 Brave a haunted tour at Logan Mansion. (p. 29)

 Swing through a drive-thru

daiquiri spot (p. 19) and try a unique flavor like “Frog in a Blender,” “King Cake” or “Candy Crush.”

 Grab a Shrimp Buster and frosty

goblet of beer at Herby K’s. (p. 42) 9


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300 Riverside Dr., Bossier City Experience more than 30,000 square feet of gaming space including table games and slot machines. Dine in at one of four restaurants. On Tuesdays, enjoy unlimited $2 tacos and special half price drinks at the circular bar in Sundance Cantina. 318-746-0711 www.boomtownbossier.com

711 DiamondJacks Blvd., Bossier City Enjoy deals and more at DiamondJacks Casino & Hotel. DiamondJacks offers live entertainment, three on-site restaurants, and more than 30,000 square feet of gaming space with slots, video poker and table games. After a late night of gaming and entertainment, stop by the recently opened Canal Coffee for a great cup of coffee and pastries. 318-678-7777 www.diamondjacks.com

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451 Clyde Fant Pkwy., Shreveport With more than 50 table games, over 1,500 slot and video poker machines, full-service spa, and one of the largest wine lists in town at The Vintage, Eldorado Resort Casino is the only AAA Four Diamond Resort in Shreveport-Bossier. Snack time has never been so sweet. Try some of the most decadent desserts made fresh daily by the team of pastry chefs at the Cinema Café. 318-220-0711 www.eldoradoshreveport.com

8000 E. Texas St., Bossier City Home of the Super Derby, Harrah’s Louisiana Downs offers a variety of horse racing and slot machines The Super Derby, held every September, is one of the largest money horse races in Louisiana. It commonly features horses that race in the Kentucky Derby. 318-742-5555 www.harrahslouisianadowns.com


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711 Horseshoe Blvd., Bossier City Enjoy world-class service and entertainment at Horseshoe Casino & Hotel. Horseshoe delivers a luxurious experience with 24-hour gaming action, big name entertainment, Dare Dayclub and Ultra Pool, and four restaurants. The casino offers more than 1,500 slot machines, 50 exciting table games and authentic Texas Hold’em action in the 14-table World Series of Poker Room. Jack Binion’s Steakhouse is one of the most elite steak houses in ShreveportBossier. The exemplary food and wine choices are coupled with singing waiters, who can belt out your favorite oldie but goodie. 318-742-0711 www.horseshoebossiercity.com

Sam's Town Hotel & Casino

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315 Clyde Fant Pkwy., Shreveport Sam’s Town Hotel & Casino provides an enjoyable experience with nonstop gaming, live performances, a signature spa, and wide array of culinary experiences. The casino offers three floors of play with blackjack, craps, roulette, mini baccarat, Let it Ride, Mississippi stud poker, and more than 1,100 slot machines. Sam’s Town Live lives for the night with free entertainment. The intimate venue presents the finest in local and national musicians. 318-424-7777 www.samstownshreveport.com

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777 Margaritaville Way, Bossier City Near Louisiana Boardwalk Outlets, Margaritaville Resort Casino provides a fun atmosphere and memorable entertainment experience. The casino offers more than 1,200 slot machines and 54 table games. Groups of 10 or more can book The Perfect Pair – Wine and Chocolate Tasting. Chocolates come from The Chocolate Crocodile at the neighboring Louisiana Boardwalk Outlets and the wine tastings from an in-house wine sommelier. 318-698-7177 www.margaritavillebossiercity.com

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let Spending an evening listening to live music is a great way to tap into the spirit of a city. Visitors to Shreveport-Bossier can hear a diverse range of live music including jazz, blues, rock, R&B, and more. Catch a major touring artist at CenturyLink Center or an up-and-coming local act at a downtown Shreveport nightclub – or both!

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›› After Hours Bear’s on Fairfield 1401 Fairfield Ave., Shreveport 318-673-2956 www.facebook.com/bearzfairfield Central Station Nightclub 1025 Marshall St., Shreveport 318-222-2216 www.facebook.com/central.station Chicago Night Club 118 Texas St., Shreveport 318-221-0490 Coyote's Bar & Grill 1618 Market St., Shreveport 318-424-0650 Ernie’s Bar 205 Wall St., Shreveport 318-564-0226 Fast Eddie’s World Class Billiards 1701 Old Minden Rd., Bossier City 318-741-1700 www.fasteddiesbillards.com Fatty Arbuckles Pub 450 Clyde Fant Memorial Pkwy., Shreveport 318-459-1448 Fud's 2459 E. 70th, Ste. 1, Shreveport 318-798-2580 Fumblebrewski Sports Grill & Bar 3142 N. Market St., Shreveport 318-459-2911

Haze on Texas 204 Texas St., Shreveport 318-884-8804 www.hazeontexas.com J.O.S.H. Lounge 224 Spring St., Shreveport 318-681-9960 www.facebook.com/ joshlounge.shreveport Lee's 639 E. Kings Hwy., Shreveport 318-861-2151 Muddy Waters Sports Bar & Grille 5000 Benton Rd., Bossier City 318-741-7635 Noble Savage Tavern 417 Texas St., Shreveport 318-221-1781 www.thenoblesavagetavern.com Southern Soul Lounge 1605 Marshall St., Shreveport 318-673-8338 Sports Bar & Lounge in Holiday Inn Downtown 102 Lake St., Shreveport 318-222-7717 www.ihg.com Strange Brew 235 Wall St., Shreveport 318-222-2337 www.facebook.com/ strangebrewsport The Round Bar 3044 Youree Dr., Shreveport 318-300-4958 www.roundbarshreveport.com Bear’s on Fairfield

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and the night away It’s 5 O’clock Somewhere Bar

The Stray Cat 222 Travis St., Shreveport 318-424-4747 www.facebook.com/straycatbar

Shreveport-Bossier’s six riverboat casinos offer 24-hour, Vegas-style nightlife:

The Vintage Wine Bar & Spirits 6535 Line Ave., Ste. 150, Shreveport 318-868-5566 www.chiantirestaurant.net

Celebrity Lounge and Allure Ultra Lounge Eldorado Casino

Time Out! Sports Bar 9064 Mansfield Rd., Shreveport 318-688-3247 www.facebook.com/ timeoutshreveport What’s On Tap? 1205 Shreveport Barksdale Hwy., Shreveport 318-869-2422 www.whatsontapsportsbar.com

Whiskey Roadhouse and Dare Dayclub and Ultra Pool Horseshoe Casino It’s 5 O’clock Somewhere Bar Margaritaville Resort Casino Inside Rail Bar & Lounge Harrah’s Louisiana Downs Sam’s Town Live Sam’s Town Casino

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›› Local Craft Breweries

Red River Brewing Co. 1200 Marshall St., Shreveport Red River Brewing Co. is a craft brewery and tasting room that produces three flagship beers, as well as a variety of small-batch releases. 318-317-4110 www.redriverbeer.com

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Great Raft Brewing 1251 Dalzell St., Shreveport This craft brewery and tasting room is dedicated to making creative, authentic beer and helping to build a great beer culture within the communities it serves. 318-734-9881 www.greatraftbrewing.com

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What's on Tap? II 2369 Airline Dr., Ste. 100, Bossier City 318- 747-5505 www.whatsontapsportsbar.com

Flying Heart Brewing 700 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City Bossier City’s first craft brewery, Flying Heart Brewing has a tasting room and offers several flagship beers, as well as limited edition seasonal offerings. 318-584-7039 www.flyingheartbrewing.com

NIGHTLIFE

Tiki Bar and Grill 639 E. Kings Hwy., Shreveport 318- 868-6355 www.facebook.com/tikishreveport

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›› Daiquiri Shops Alky Therapy 4312 Greenwood Rd., Shreveport 318-716-1322 www.alkytherapy.com

Cajun Daiquiris Drive-Thru East 246 E. 70th St., Shreveport 318-868-4660 www.facebook.com/cajundaiquiris

›› Wine & Spirits Cuban Liquor & Gourmet Foods 928 Pierremont Rd., Shreveport 318-869-1236 www.cubanliquor.com On Cloud Wine Winery 6936 Buncombe Rd., Shreveport 318-687-9816 www.oncloudwineonline.com The Cellar Fine Wine & Spirits 5212 Airline Dr., Bossier City 318-752-0164 2100 Benton Rd., Bossier City 318-747-7720 4326 Benton Rd., Bossier City 318-742-6866 www.cellarfinewines.org

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Daiquiri Express 9012 Mansfield Rd., Shreveport 318-606-4996 6723 Pines Rd., Shreveport 318-683-4770 1205 Shreveport- Barksdale Hwy., Shreveport 318-869-2220 8620 Youree Dr., Shreveport 318-797-1516 www.daiquiriexpressshreveport.com

Tony’s Discount Beverage 6241 Line Ave., Shreveport 318-861-1127 www.facebook.com/tonysbeverages

NIGHTLIFE

Cajun Daiquiris Drive-Through 3306 Youree Dr., Shreveport 318-868-9620 www.facebook.com/cajundaiquiris

Hollywood Liquor & Daiquiris 4414 Hollywood Ave., Shreveport 318-621-8771

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showcases wonders of the underwater world

hen Shreveport Aquarium opened on Nov. 1, 2017, it brought all of the wonder, mystery and beauty of the ocean to the banks of the Red River. Visitors to the Aquarium can encounter more than 3,000 animals representing 270 species. There are interactive touch tanks featuring stingrays, sea jellies, starfish, and more, as well as immersive environments designed to replicate dark ocean caves, tropical lagoons and an underwater shipwreck. Best of all, this family-friendly experience located in the heart of downtown Shreveport is also wallet-friendly, with ticket prices equivalent to a movie theater. Shreveport Aquarium is also home to SALT Restaurant, a sustainable eatery featuring fresh Gulf seafood, craft cocktails and one of the most impressive outdoor dining patios in Louisiana. SALT serves lunch and dinner, as well as Sunday brunch. 22


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iFlyH2O Water Sports

Louisiana State Exhibit Museum

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Altitude Trampoline Park 2917 Douglas Dr., Bossier City Jump around Altitude Trampoline Park. This indoor trampoline center features dodgeball, a foam pit and ninja course. 318-716-1711 www.altitudebossier.com

Cypress Black Bayou and Recreation Park 135 Cypress Park Dr., Benton Cypress Park is the ultimate outdoor experience. The park offers fishing, swimming, hiking trails, picnic area, a petting zoo, and nature study center. 318-965-0007 www.cypressblackbayou.com East Bank Gallery Free! 630 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City See rotating local and regional art exhibitions, and shop for local artisan gifts in the gift shop. 318-741-8310 www.bossierarts.org

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Artspace Free! 710 Texas Ave., Shreveport Artspace, located in downtown Shreveport, features art exhibitions, poetry readings, concerts, and locally made jewelry and crafts. 318-673-6535 www.artspaceshreveport.com

Chimp Haven 13600 Chimpanzee Pl., Keithville Chimp Haven rehabilitates rescued chimpanzees and allows visitors to observe them in their natural, forested habitats during Chimpanzee Disovery Day events. 318-925-9575 www.chimphaven.org

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American Rose Center 8877 Jefferson Paige Rd., Shreveport Walk around the nation’s largest park dedicated to roses at American Rose Center, home to Christmas in Roseland. The 118-acre park features 20,000 rosebushes, sculptures and fountains. Group tours available. 318-938-5402 www.rose.org

Bossier Parish Library Historical Center Free! 2206 Beckett St., Bossier City Learn about the people and culture of Bossier Parish. Peruse the exhibits, books and historical photos. 318-746-7717 www.bossierlibrary.org

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Air U Trampoline Park 424 Ashley Ridge Blvd., Shreveport Energize the whole family at Air-U Trampoline Park. This indoor trampoline center features foam pits, open jump sessions and dodgeball. 318-606-2367 www.airu-shreveport.com

Barksdale Global Power Museum Free! 88 Shreveport Rd., Barksdale Air Force Base, Bossier City See vintage aircraft and U.S. Air Force memorabilia at Barksdale Global Power Museum. Located on Barksdale Air Force Base. 318-456-4171 www.barksdaleglobalpower museum.com

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Escape Shreveport 8856 Youree Dr., Ste. A, Shreveport Take part in a live-action, interactive game where groups of four to eight players discover clues, solve puzzles and accomplish tasks to escape from a themed room before time runs out. 318-564-8668 www.escapeshreveport.com

iFlyH2O Water Sports 135 Cypress Park Dr., Benton Fly above the water with iFlyH2O Water Sports. A water jetpack propels adventurers up to 40 feet in the air to experience the thrill of flying over Cypress Lake. 1-844-879-2359 www.iflyh2o.com

G-Rock Climbing 731 American Way, Shreveport Bring the family and enjoy rockclimbing. It’s great for dates, team building and social events. 318-734-0197 www.grockclimbing.com

Island Fun Arcade 540 Boardwalk Blvd., Bossier City Play arcade and video games and exchange tickets for candy and prizes. This island-themed arcade is located at Louisiana Boardwalk Outlets. 318-747-8487 www.funfactorygames.com

Gators and Friends Adventure Park 11441 Hwy. 80, Greenwood Gators and Friends invites your family to pet a baby alligator, ride ponies, enjoy a petting zoo, zip-line over alligators, and race go-karts with speeds up to 40 miles per hour. 318-938-1199 www.gatorsandfriends.com Holiday Lanes 3316 Old Minden Rd., Bossier City Holiday Lanes offers hip bowling lanes and an atmosphere of fun, fitness, music, and energy. 318-746-7331 www.bowlholidaylanes.com

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J. Bennett Johnston Waterway Regional Visitor Center Free! 700 Clyde Fant Pkwy., Shreveport Learn how the Corps of Engineers tamed the mighty Red River for navigation and recreation through a short film. Then, tour the exhibits that explain the early history of Shreveport. 318-677-2673 Jubilee Zoo 6402 Hwy. 1 N., Shreveport Visit Jubliee Zoo to pet and feed animals, ride carousel ponies, tour the zoo on a hayride, and picnic in the playground. 318-929-7387 www.jubileezoo.com Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum Free! 3201 Centenary Blvd., Shreveport Explore the world’s largest private holding of original documents and manuscripts. 318-861-7615 www.rain.org/~karpeles


Meadows Museum of Art Free! 2911 Centenary Blvd., Shreveport See contemporary and modern art exhibitions that showcase human creativity and diversity. 318-869-5149 www.centenary.edu/meadows

Louisiana State Oil & Gas Museum Free! 200 S. Land Ave., Oil City Learn how the discovery of oil shaped Caddo Parish through modern exhibits that include a replica of a shot gun house, a log jam explosion and more. The original town post office and bank are also on display. 318-995-6845

Norsworthy Gallery Free! 214 Texas Ave., Shreveport Discover rotating fine art exhibitions and a collection of paintings by Shreveport artist and gallery namesake Gwen Norsworthy. 318-424-6764 www.thenorsworthy.com

Marlene Yu Museum 710 Travis St., Shreveport Enjoy contemporary art exhibitions and mural-sized, nature-inspired paintings by artist and gallery namesake Marlene Yu. 318-717-9111 www.marleneyumuseum.org

O.F.F. Limits Paintball 610 Robinson Rd., Elm Grove Experience the thrill of Louisiana’s oldest and largest paintball facility with 13 playing fields on more than 50 acres. Picnic tables and concessions are available. 318-987-2696 www.offlimitspaintball.com

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Multicultural Center of the South Free! 520 Spring St., Shreveport Learn about the diversity and history of northwest Louisiana. Tour exhibits that feature the cultures of Creoles, Italians, Indians, and other ethnicities. 318-424-1380 www.mccsouth.org 1-800-551-8682

Louisiana State Exhibit Museum Free! 3015 Greenwood Rd., Shreveport This museum displays Caddo Indian artifacts, a monumental fresco, dugout canoe, and more than 20 unique dioramas that are nearly 80 years old. 318-632-2020 www.laexhibitmuseum.org

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Krewe of Gemini Mardi Gras Museum 2101 E. Texas St., Bossier City See elaborately themed costumes, memorabilia and parade floats featured during northwest Louisiana’s Mardi Gras celebrations. By appointment only. 318-741-9264 www.kreweofgeminimuseum.org

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Painting With a Twist 4726 E. Texas St., Bossier City 318-524-9928 1409 E. 70th St., Suites 125-126, Shreveport 318-230-7653 Enjoy a fun, relaxing painting class with experienced local artists. They provide step-by-step painting instructions so that guests can leave with custom artwork. www.paintingwithatwist.com

Party Central Family Fun Center 4401 Viking Dr., Bossier City The center features go-karts, arcade, jungle gym, kiddie rides, miniature golf, batting cages, a bungee trampoline, and rock climbing. 318-742-7529 www.partycentralinfo.com Pamoja Art Society / Cultural Art Center 3806 Linwood Ave., Shreveport Pamoja Cultural Art Center is a clearinghouse for African-American visual and performing arts. 318-638-8739 www.pamojaartsociety.org

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R. W. Norton Art Gallery Free! 4747 Creswell Ave., Shreveport Explore thousands of American and European paintings, sculptures, and artifacts at Shreveport’s largest museum, which also offers a 40-acre garden and arboretum. 318-865-4201 www.rwnaf.org Red Herring Escape Rooms 3616 Youree Dr., Shreveport Expect interactive entertainment for adventurers ages 10 and older. Two or more players are “locked” into a room and have one hour to escape using teamwork and creative thinking. 318-861­-0001 www.redherringescape.com Red River Crossroads Museum Free! 12797 Main St., Gilliam See memorabilia and picture that show how the early settlers of the surrounding rural communities lived. This museum is located inside of the Shreve Memorial Library branch in Gilliam. 318-296-4303 www.redrivercrossroadshistorical.org Red River National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center Free! 150 Eagle Bend Pt., Bossier City Explore the great outdoors at this nature conservation area protected by the National Wildlife Refuge. The center features walking trails, fishing and environmental education. 318-742-1219 www.fws.gov/refuge/red_river


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Sci-Port Discovery Center 820 Clyde Fant Pkwy., Shreveport This beloved science center will be closed for renovations until Summer 2018. Check the website to stay up-todate on renovation information. www.sciport.org

Splat Zone Paintball 100 Range Rd., Barksdale Air Force Base, Bossier City Play an adrenaline-fueled paintball game. The facility features three playing fields, covered picnic areas and barbecue pits. 318-309-4152 www.splatzone.net Spring Street Museum Free! 525 Spring St., Shreveport Learn about Shreveport’s history through interactive displays and artifacts portraying the lives of Native Americans, European explorers and early Shreveport settlers. 318-424-0964 www.springstreetmuseum.com

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Shreveport Water Works Museum Free! 142 N. Common St., Shreveport See an engineering marvel from the Victorian era. Shreveport Water Works Museum is a rare, intact steam-powered water works and is a National Historic Landmark. 318-221-3388 www.shreveportwaterworks.org

Splash Kingdom Waterpark 7670 W. 70th St., Shreveport Enjoy water slides, a lazy river, a wave pool, and more. The waterpark provides free tubes and life vests. 318-938-5475 www.splashkingdomwaterpark.com 1-800-551-8682

Shreveport Railroad Museum Free! 142 N. Common St., Shreveport Railroad enthusiasts will enjoy this showcase of the history of railroads in and around Shreveport since 1860. It is located inside Shreveport Water Works Museum. 318-221-3388 www.rrvrhs.org

Spirit of the Red River Cruise 820 Clyde Fant Pkwy., Shreveport Enjoy a boat tour on the Red River. The captain aboard narrates the history of Shreveport and points out casinos, historical bridges, wildlife, and more. 318-564-3560 www.redrivercruise.com

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Shreveport Aquarium 601 Clyde Fant Pkwy., Shreveport Get up close and personal with sharks, sting rays, jellyfish, and other cool creatures. Marvel at the variety and diversity of the unique freshwater gallery. The aquarium is also home to SALT Restaurant. 318-383-0601 www.shreveportaquarium.com

Southern University Museum of Art Free! 610 Texas St., Ste. 110, Shreveport Browse the extensive collection of African and African-American art and artifacts. Located on the downtown campus of Southern University Shreveport. 318-670-9631 www.sumashreveport.org

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Caddo Lake

Party Central Family Fun Center

Stephens African American Museum 2810 Lindholm St., Shreveport Browse artifacts, historical documents and more. The museum is dedicated to the preservation of African American history. 318-635-2147

Vivian Railroad Station Museum Free! 100 N. Front St., Vivian Tour exhibits showcasing artifacts, photographs and more that chronicle Caddo Parish’s railroad history. 318-375-5300 www.vivianrailroadstationmuseum. weebly.com

Touchstone Wildlife & Art Museum 3386 Hwy. 80 E., Haughton See more than 1,000 taxidermy animals from around the world displayed in replicated natural habitats. 318-949-2323 www.touchstonemuseum.com

Walter B. Jacobs Memorial Nature Park Free! 8012 Blanchard Furrh Rd., Shreveport This pine-oak-hickory forest park features hands-on exhibits, animals, hiking trails, and more. 318-929-2806 www.caddo.org


›› Movie Theaters Cinemark Tinseltown and XD 8400 Millicent Way, Shreveport 318-798-6488 www.cinemark.com Regal Bossier Corners Cinema 9 2800 Shed Rd., Bossier City 318-742-9922 www.regmovies.com

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THINGS TO DO

Regal Louisiana Boardwalk Stadium 14 & IMAX 2 River Colony Dr., Bossier City 318-742-9896 www.regmovies.com

Robinson Film Center 617 Texas St., Shreveport Enjoy a dinner and a movie experience at Robinson Film Center in downtown Shreveport. The center shows independent, foreign and critically acclaimed files. 318-459-4122 www.robinsonfilmcenter.org

Logan Mansion 725 Austin Pl., Shreveport Head to Logan Mansion, a magnificent 1897 Victorian-style home, to experience a narrated tour. Halloween, Christmas and year-round tours are available. Call for an appointment. 318-459-2285 www.theloganmansion.com

Pioneer Heritage Center One University Pl., Shreveport Learn about the early pioneers of Shreveport-Bossier by touring the plantation homes, blacksmith shop and medical office. Call for an appointment. 318-797-5339 www.lsus.edu

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Davis Homeplace 804 Wilkinson St., Shreveport The Davis Homeplace dates back to 1916. The home features a large collection of antiques, some original to the home. Call for an appointment. 318-221-3881 www.facebook.com/davishomeplace

Ogilvie-Wiener Mansion 728 Austin Pl., Shreveport Built in 1896, the Ogilvie-Wiener Mansion is the largest Queen Ann-style, historic mansion in North Louisiana. It is also known as the Florentine and Austen Place Mansion. Christmas and year-round tours are available. Call for an appointment. 318-393-0668

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Boom or Bust Byway LA Hwy. 2, Shreveport Take a scenic drive through historic towns by traveling the Boom or Bust Byway. Download a free GPS-activated app with interactive tours on the App Store or Google Play. The tours can be experienced in French and Spanish. 318-222-9391 www.boomorbustbyway.com

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Festivals are a great way to explore local culture through the unique mix of art, food and music that can only be found in Louisiana. Shreveport-Bossier boasts a year-round schedule of nearly 60 festivals and annual events celebrating everything from crawfish and comic books to barbecue and blues music.

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local In Shreveport-Bossier, every meal is a special occasion. Sample legendary po’ boys at a historic seafood joint, share a slice of the South’s best-known pie or savor slowsmoked barbecue prepared by an acclaimed pitmaster. Hungry for more info? Read reviews of local restaurants at www.20x49.com.

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Sunday Brunch Spots. . . . . . . . . . 34 American. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 Asian . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 Barbecue. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 Cajun & Creole. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 Catfish. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 Coffee House. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 Contemporary. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 German. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 Greek. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43

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Shreveport-Bossier’s brunch scene is on the rise and shine. Don’t miss these local favorites: El Cabo Verde Saturdays and Sundays, starting at 10 a.m. 1023 Provenance Pl., Ste. 210, Shreveport

El Cabo Verde

Marilynn’s Place Sundays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 4041 Fern Ave., Shreveport Ki’ Mexico Sundays, 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. 3839 Gilbert Dr., Shreveport Crescent City Bistro Sundays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 2175 Airline Dr., Bossier City The Levee Sundays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. 520 East Kings Hwy., Shreveport

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›› Sunday Brunch Spots Another Broken Egg Café 855 Pierremont Rd., Shreveport 318-865-1124 www.anotherbrokenegg.com

Marilynn's Place 4041 Fern Ave., Shreveport 318-868-3004 www.marilynns-place.com

Crescent City Bistro 2175 Airline Dr., Bossier City 318-210-0006 www.crescentcity-bistro.com

Ralph & Kacoo’s 1700 Old Minden Rd., Ste.141, Bossier City 318-747-6660 www.ralphandkacoos.com

El Cabo Verde 1023 Provenance Pl., Ste. 210, Shreveport 318-603-3167 www.elcaboverde.com Ki’ Mexico 3839 Gilbert Dr., Shreveport 318-861-5941 www.facebook.com/kimexico

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The Levee 520 E. Kings Hwy., Shreveport 917-474-2828 www.facebook.com/ theleveeshreveport

SALT Shreveport 601 Clyde Fant Pkwy., Shreveport 318-383-0602 www.saltshreveport.com Stem Events and Lunch 1513 Line Ave., Ste. 115, Shreveport 318-626-5970 www.stemeventsandlunch.com Wine Country Bistro 4800 Line Ave., Ste. A, Shreveport 318-629-9463 www.jasonbradyrestaurantgroup.com


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gotta love brunch in order to do it right. And we love it at Marilynn’s Place.” Sunday brunch at Marilynn’s Place kicks off at 10 a.m., with customers lining up for huge platters of piping hot beignets, bowls of Shrimp Creole and wallet-friendly cocktails until 2 p.m. “When someone says ‘let’s go to brunch,’ that doesn’t mean ‘let’s go grab a quick burger,'” Baucum says. “If you come to brunch here, prepare to roll your sleeves up, get comfortable, eat too much, and make a few new friends.”

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Gullo’s Fresh Produce and Classic Bake Shop

›› American Another Broken Egg Café 855 Pierremont Rd., Shreveport 318-865-1124 www.anotherbrokenegg.com Bella Fresca 6307 Line Ave., Shreveport 318-865-6307 www.bellafresca.com Café USA 3380 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City 318-742-9600

Draft Picks Bar and Grill at Wyndham Garden Shreveport 1419 E. 70th St., Shreveport 318-797-9900 Gullo’s Fresh Produce and Classic Bake Shop 724 E. Flournoy Lucas Rd., Shreveport 318-797-0361 www.facebook.com/gullosfreshproduce

Jacquelyn’s Café 1324 Louisiana Ave., Shreveport 318-227-8598 www.jacquelynscafe.com

Market 104 104 Market St., Shreveport 318-698-0900 Murrell's 7980 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City 318-741-1445 www.facebook.com/murrellssouthbossier

Sassi Café 400 Texas St., Shreveport 318-562-3529 www.sassithenewhealthy.com Stem Events and Lunch 1513 Line Ave., Ste. 115, Shreveport 318-626-5970 www.stemeventsandlunch.com Sue's Country Kitchen 4600 E. Texas Ave., Bossier City 318-742-4872 The Market Restaurant of Norris Ferry 10539 Norris Ferry Rd., Shreveport 318-797-4375 www.themarketnorrisferry.com

Twisted Root Burger Company 2578 Airline Dr., Bossier City 318-402-0600 8690 Line Ave., Shreveport 318-868-6410 www.twistedrootburgerco.com Walk-On’s Bistreaux & Bar 3010 Airline Dr., Bossier City 318-747-5588 7031 Youree Dr., Shreveport 318-220-4256 www.walk-ons.com Windrush Grill at Provenance 1023 Provenance Place Blvd., Ste. 170, Shreveport 318-686-2220 www.windrushgrill.com Wing Taxi 273 E. 70th St., Shreveport 318-208-8655 www.facebook.com/wingtaxi

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Longwood General Store 3502 LA -169, Mooringsport 318-929-2231

Rollin' in the Dough 1333 Captain Shreve Dr., Shreveport 318-868-6836 www.ferriersritd.com

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Gullo’s Market 2091 Stockwell Rd., Bossier City 318-741-2120 www.facebook.com/gullosmarket

River City Grille 1903 Benton Rd., Ste. A, Bossier City 318-550-5660

DINING

Daq's Wings and Grill 1705 Old Minden Rd., Bossier City 318-212-9464 www.daqsbossier.com

Red River Restaurant at Holiday Inn Downtown 102 Lake St., Shreveport 318-222-7717

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›› Asian Avocado California Roll & Sushi 2723 Beene Blvd., Bossier City 318-741-2332 www.avocadorollnsushi.com Bon Asian Café 400 Travis St., Ste.106, Shreveport 318-220-7373 www.orderstart.com/bon China Legend 9242 Ellerbe Rd., Ste. 600, Shreveport 318-861-1811 www.lachinalegend.com Dahn's Garden 3312 Youree Dr., Shreveport 318-865-5358 www.facebook.com/danhsgarden Ichiban Japanese Restaurant 4414 Youree Dr., Shreveport 318-219-9900 Ichigo Sushi 2091 Stockwell Rd., Ste. 15, Bossier City 318-746-8388 www.ichigosushi.com Imperial Cathay Restaurant 6359 Youree Dr., Shreveport 318-798-8310 www.imperialcathay.com Jabez & Jabes 4460 Youree Dr., Shreveport 318-779-1618 Kabuki Sushi and Roll 2119 Airline Dr., Bossier City 318-742-9490

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Kobe Japanese Restaurant 535 Benton Rd., Bossier City 318-742-5623 www.kobesteakhouse.com Lemongrass 3244 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City 318-550-5698 Lucky Palace 750 DiamondJacks Blvd., Bossier City 318-752-1888 www.lucky-palace.com Ming Garden 1250 Shreveport-Barksdale Hwy., Shreveport 318-861-2741 Pho L'amour 530 E. Kings Hwy., Shreveport 318-866-9996 www.pholamour.com Shogun of Japan Steakhouse & Sushi Bar 3150 E. Texas St., Bossier City 318-752-3118 1409 E. 70th St., Shreveport 318-798-1001 www.myshogun.com Southern Pho 2100 Benton Rd., Ste. D, Bossier City 318-716-1918 Tokyo Japanese Steakhouse 8870 Quimper Pl., Shreveport 318-798-3662 www.tokyoshreveport.com The Four Winds – An Asian Restaurant 711 Horseshoe Blvd., Bossier City 318-742-0711 www.horseshoebossiercity.com


Real BBQ Place & More

›› Barbecue Big D’s Bar-B-Que 101 Common St., Shreveport 318-226-0301 www.facebook.com/bigdsbarbque Bodacious Barbecue 4706 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City 318-741-0778 www.bodaciouslouisiana.com Country Tavern Barbecue 823 Brook Hollow Dr., Shreveport 318-797-4477

Joe Cobb's Bar-B-Q 203 McCormick St., Bossier City 318-221-6512 Outlaw Bar-B-Que 959 S. Pine St., Vivian 318-375-4622

Silver Star Smokehouse 1201 Dixie Overland Rd., Bossier City 318-752-3633 www.silverstarsmokehouse.com The Hickory Stick 4448 Youree Dr., Shreveport 318-861-7527 www.hickorystick.com

›› Cajun & Creole BeauxJax Cajun Eatery 5781 S. Lakeshore Dr., Shreveport 318-828-1167

Bergeron’s Boudin & Cajun Meats 3933 Benton Rd., Bossier City 318-741-2243 7805 E. Kings Hwy., Shreveport 318-670-7204 www.bergeronscajunmeats.com Blind Tiger 120 Texas St., Shreveport 318-226-8747 www.blindtigerrestaurant.com

Rydaz Bar 315 Lake St., Shreveport 318-218-2280 www.rydazbar.com

Copeland's Cheesecake Bistro 240 Plaza Lp., Bossier City 318-550-0491 www.copelandscheesecakebistro.com

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Real BBQ Place & More 5863 Fairfield Ave., Shreveport 318-670-3730

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Podnuh's Bar-B-Q 108 Benton Rd., Bossier City 318-741-1344 9030 Mansfield Rd., Shreveport 318-688-0818 1915 N. Market St., Shreveport 318-222-7480 1146 Shreveport Barksdale Hwy., Shreveport 318-869-3371 7805 Youree Dr., Shreveport 318-797-7999 www.podnuhs.com

Silver Star Grille 9462 Ellerbe Rd., Ste. 100, Shreveport 318-865-0233 www.silverstarinc.net

DINING

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit 2620 Beene Blvd., Bossier City 318-742-9997 www.dickeys.com

Sammy’s Smokehouse BBQ 7110 Pines Rd., Shreveport 318-687-8979

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Copeland's Restaurant 1665 E. Bert Kouns Industrial Lp., Shreveport 318-797-0143 www.copelandsofneworleans.com Crawdaddy's Kitchen 9370 Mansfield Rd., Shreveport 318-688-7532 www.crawdaddyskitchen.com Crawfish Palace 1865 Hwy. 80, Haughton 318-949-3799 Crescent City Bistro 2175 Airline Dr., Bossier City 318-210-0006 www.crescentcity-bistro.com Crystal Stairs 601 Texas St., Shreveport 318-424-8783 Frank’s Louisiana Kitchen 1023 Provenance Pl. Blvd., Ste. 200, Shreveport 318-688-3535 www.frankslakitchen.com Gumbo to Geaux 4100 Barksdale Blvd., Ste. 112, Bossier City 318-741-1901

Ralph & Kacoo’s 1700 Old Minden Rd., Ste.141, Bossier City 318-747-6660 www.ralphandkacoos.com Shane's Seafood & BarBQ 4726 E. Texas St., Bossier City 318-742-8112 9176 Mansfield Rd., Shreveport 318-687-5015 5914 Youree Dr., Shreveport 318-865-6088 www.shanesseafood.com Sugar Lou’s Southern Creole Cuisine 401 Edwards St., Ste. 217, Shreveport 318-349-7490

›› Catfish Jan’s River Restaurant 7675 W. 70th St., Shreveport 318-221-0863

Herby-K's 1833 Pierre Ave., Shreveport 318-424-2724 www.herbyks.net

Johnny’s Catfish & Seafood 5130 Bert Kouns Industrial Lp., Shreveport 318-686-3695 www.johnnyscatfish.com Shockley’s Fish and Fixins 1332 Robinson Rd., Elm Grove 318-987-2333

Kim’s Seafood & Po-Boy 901 Benton Rd., Bossier City 318-752-2425 Marilynn's Place 4041 Fern Ave., Shreveport 318-868-3004 www.marilynns-place.com

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Po-Boy Express 6917 Line Ave., Shreveport 318-861-4202

Wilson’s Steak and Seafood 630 Horseshoe Bend Rd., Doyline 318-987-2228 www.wilsonssteakandseafood.com


›› Coffee House 4 J’s Java and More Coffee House 605 Texas St., Shreveport 318-221-7221 www.4jscoffee.com Bon Temps Coffee Bar 450 Clyde Fant Memorial Pkwy., Ste. 700, Shreveport 318-210-0639 www.bontempscoffeebar.com Retro 521 Coffee and Café 521 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City 318-588-5210 www.retro521.com Rhino Coffee 721 Southfield Rd., Shreveport 318-828-2671 624 Texas St., Shreveport 318-822-0003 www.rhinocoffee.com

›› Contemporary Abby Singer's Bistro 617 Texas St., Shreveport 318-459-4125 www.robinsonfilmcenter.org Parish Taceaux 708 Texas St., Shreveport 318-626-5999 www.jasonbradyrestaurantgroup.com

Wine Country Bistro 4800 Line Ave., Ste. A, Shreveport 318-629-9463 www.jasonbradyrestaurantgroup.com

›› German A Taste of Vienna 3325 Industrial Dr., Bossier City 318-742-2930 www.facebook.com/ 3325industrialdrive Evi’s Schnitzel Haus 820 Shreveport-Barksdale Hwy., Shreveport 318-848-7751 www.facebook.com/ evisschnitzelhaus

›› Greek Athena Greek & Lebanese Grill 6030 Line Ave., Shreveport 318-869-4260 Greek Corner 2153 Airline Dr., Bossier City 318-752-0066 www.facebook.com/ greekcornerbossier Pita de' Novo 8510 Youree Dr., Shreveport 318-797-7482 www.pitadenovo.com

Wine Country Bistro

Indigo Indian Bistro 8660 Fern Ave., Ste. 200, Shreveport 318-629-0727 www.indigoindianshreveport.com

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The Levee 520 E. Kings Hwy., Shreveport 917-474-2828 www.facebook.com/theleveeshreveport

India's Restaurant 3030 Youree Dr., Shreveport 318-868-7761 www.facebook.com/indiasshreveport

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Yeero-Yeero 4511 Youree Dr., Shreveport 318-219-0027 www.yeero-yeero.com

›› Indian SALT Shreveport 601 Clyde Fant Pkwy., Shreveport 318-383-0602 www.saltshreveport.com

DINING

S C Café 5720 Buncombe Rd., Shreveport 318-683-1149 www.scclife.org

The Mabry House 1540 Irving Pl., Shreveport 318-227-1121

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›› Italian Cascio's Market Bistro 2750 Shed Rd., Ste. G, Bossier City 318-742-3205 www.casciosmarketandbistro.com Chianti Restaurant 6535 Line Ave., Shreveport 318-868-8866 www.chiantirestaurant.net Frank's Pizza Napoletana 6950 Fern Ave., Shreveport 318-230-7130 www.frankspizzanapoletana.com Giuseppe's Pastacaffé 920 Pierremont Rd., Ste. 110, Shreveport 318-946-8698 www.mypastacaffe.com L'Italiano Italian Restaurant 701 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City 318-747-7777 www.litalianorestaurant.webs.com

Larry’s Pizza 1758 E. 70th St., Shreveport 318-946-8835 www. larryspizzashreveport.com Monjunis Italian Café & Grocery 2151 Airline Dr., Bossier City 318-629-4444 www.monjunisbossier.com 7601 Youree Dr., Shreveport 318-797-9999 www.mymonjunis.com

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Roma Italian Bistro 8905 Mansfield Rd., Shreveport 318-686-5559 www.myromas.com Rotolo’s Pizzeria 5000 Benton Rd., Ste. 10, Bossier City 318-658-9489 1409 E. 70th St., Ste. 129, Shreveport 318-220-8392 www.rotolos.com Smitty's Pizza 9375 Mansfield Rd., Shreveport 318-687-3030 www.smittyspizza.net South Highlands Pizzeria 855 Pierremont Rd., Ste. 135, Shreveport 318-868-5100

›› Mexican Don Juanz Baja Beach Tacos 2333 Airline Dr., Bossier City 318-752-3244 1409 E. 70th St., Ste. 101 A, Shreveport 318-524-9992 www.donjuanz.com El Bazar Mexicano #2 2847 Summer Grove Dr., Shreveport 318-688-6975 www.facebook.com/elbazarmexicano2 El Cabo Verde 1023 Provenance Pl., Ste. 210, Shreveport 318-603-3167 www.elcaboverde.com El Chico Mexican Restaurant 1513 E. Bert Kouns Lp., Shreveport 318-798-5777 www.elchico.com

Notini's Restaurant 2013 Airline Dr., Ste. A, Bossier City 318-742-6660 www.notinis.net

El Compadre Mexican Restaurant 502 E. Kings Hwy., Shreveport 318-868-4467 www.elcompadre1.com

Pop N' Pizza 504 E. Kings Hwy., Shreveport 318-734-3817 www.popnpizza.com

Ki’ Mexico 3839 Gilbert Dr., Shreveport 318-861-5941 www.facebook.com/kimexico


Fertitta’s Delicatessen

Los Potrillos Taqueria 1835 Old Minden Rd., Ste. A, Bossier City 318-746-3568 www.lospotrillostaqueriala.com Mariscos La Jaibita 2242 Barksdale Blvd., Ste. B, Bossier City 318-742-5595

Pollo Regio 2035 Airline Dr., Bossier City 318-741-3339 www.polloregio.com Posados Café 1703 Old Minden Rd., Bossier City 318-747-6200 1355 E. Bert Kouns Industrial Lp., Shreveport 318-524-2000 9165 Mansfield Rd., Shreveport 318-687-9040 www.posados.com

Tacomania Grill & Cantina 641 E. Kings Hwy., Shreveport 318-868-4588 www.tacomaniacantina.com

Taqueria La Michoacana 2905 Youree Dr., Shreveport 318-869-4249 Taqueria Sin Frontera 754 Hwy. 80, Haughton 318-949-9980 Tio Nacho Mexican Restaurant 5608 Benton Rd., Ste. H, Benton 318-741-3222

›› Sandwich & Deli

Biscotti’s at Lewis Gifts 5807 Youree Dr., Shreveport 318-865-4606 www.biscottisatlewis.com Bistro to Go 748 Lassus Ln., Shreveport 318-861-4833 333 Texas St., Ste. 125., Shreveport 318-841-1140 www.bistrotogo.com

Counter Culture 203 E. Kings Hwy., Shreveport 318-869-3612 www.eatcounterculture.com Cush's Grocer & Market 9535 Ellerbe Rd., Shreveport 318-795-9006 www.cushsgrocery.com Deli Casino Sandwich Shoppe 637 E. Kings Hwy., Shreveport 318-869-2379

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TaMolly’s Mexican Restaurant 2509 Beene Blvd., Bossier City 318-747-2601 www.tamollys.com

El Mono LA 2400 E. 70th St., Shreveport 318-616-3600 www.elmonola.com

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Superior Bar & Grill 6123 Line Ave., Shreveport 318-869-3243 www.superiorgrill.com

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DINING

Nicky's Mexican Restaurant 1400 Airline Dr., Bossier City 318-746-8811 7960 E. Texas St., Bossier City 318-841-1345 2701 Viking Dr., Bossier City 318-747-2332 500 Clyde Fant Pkwy., Shreveport 318-674-8355 6721 Klug Pines Rd., Shreveport 318-671-0811 8995 Mansfield Rd., Shreveport 318-674-1441 www.nickysmexicanrestaurants.com

Trejo’s Mexican Restaurant 2157 Airline Dr., Bossier City 318-741-2044 929 Westgate, Bossier City 318-742-3535 9122 Mansfield Rd., Shreveport 318-687-6192 5750 N. Market St., Ste. 100, Shreveport 318-929-0299 5815 Youree Dr., Shreveport 318-869-2316 www.trejos2go.com

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Eddie’s Seafood & Soulfood Restaurant

Fairfield Market & Café 6955 Fern Lp., Shreveport 318-797-7688 Fertitta's Delicatessen 1124 Fairfield Ave., Shreveport 318-424-5508 www.facebook.com/fertittasdeli Fully Stacked Burgers 450 Clyde Fant Pkwy., Ste. 400, Shreveport 318-425-9309 www.facebook.com/fullstackedburgers Honeybaked Ham and Café 5739 Youree Dr., Shreveport 318-865-4411 www.honeybaked.com Jacquelyn's Café 1324 Louisiana Ave., Shreveport 318-227-8598 www.jacquelynscafe.com Papa & Company Grill & Sandwich Shop 545 E. Washington St., Shreveport 318-869-2635 www.papaandcompany.com Pita Pit 1106 Shreveport-Barksdale Hwy.,Shreveport 318-212-1525 www.pitapitusa.com Roly Poly Sandwiches 6105 Youree Dr., Shreveport 318-798-2210 www.rolypoly.com Tom+Chee 4200 Airline Dr., Ste. 800, Bossier City 318-746-0067 www.tomandchee.com

›› Southern & Soul Food

J’Shanae’s Magnolia Tea Restaurant 7601 Pines Rd., Shreveport 318-505-7052 www.facebook.com/jshanaesmagnolia tearestaurantcatering MJ’s Culinary Cuisine 2508 Hollywood Ave., Shreveport 318-754-3414 www.facebook.com/m.j.sculinarycuisine Southfield Grill 315 Southfield Rd., Shreveport 318-219-4148 www.southfieldgrill.com Strawn’s Eat Shop 125 Kings Hwy., Shreveport 318-868-0634 www.strawnseatshop.com Strawn’s Eat Shop Also 2335 Airline Dr., Bossier City 318-742-8484 www.strawnseatshopalso.com Strawn’s Eat Shop Too 7803 Youree Dr., Shreveport 318-798-7117 www.strawnseatshoptoo.com Taylor’s Catering and Restaurant 1136 N. Market St., Shreveport 318-675-0007 The Cotton Boll Grill 1624 Fairfield Ave., Shreveport 318-221-9397 www.facebook.com/cottonbollgrill

›› Steak & Seafood

C&C Café 1765 Milam St., Shreveport 318-222-8180 Cat Daddy's Old School Café 4158 Hollywood Ave., Shreveport 318-631-0881

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Eddie’s Seafood & Soulfood Restaurant 1956 Hollywood Ave., Shreveport 318-631-9082 www.eddiesstuffedshrimp.com

2Johns Steak and Seafood 2151 Airline Dr., Ste. 1500, Bossier City 318-841-5646 www.2johnsrestaurant.com


Anthony’s Steak & Seafood 7504 Mansfield Rd., Shreveport 318-688-6830 www.anthonyssteakandseafood.com Cork & Barrel 5212 Airline Dr., Bossier City 318-841-1126 Ernest’s Orleans Restaurant 1601 Spring St., Shreveport 318-226-1325 www.ernestsorleans.com

Stone Forks 189 E. Kings Hwy., Shreveport 318-562-6009 www.stoneforks.com Superior's Steakhouse 855 Pierremont Rd., Ste. 120, Shreveport 318-219-4123 www.superiorssteakhouse.com Tejas Kitchen 855 Pierremont Rd., Ste.149, Shreveport 318-629-9292 www.tejaskitchen.com Texas Roadhouse 1005 Gould Dr., Bossier City 318-746-7122 www.texasroadhouse.com

Main Street Restaurant 12807 Main St., Gilliam 318-296-4400

The Cub 3002 Girard St., Shreveport 318-861-6517

Oyster Bar & Grille 855 Pierremont Rd., Ste. 157, Shreveport 318-213-6978 www.facebook.com/ theoysterbarandgrille

Tokyo Japanese Steakhouse 8870 Quimper Pl., Shreveport 318-798-3662 www.tokyoshreveport.com

Port-Au-Prince Cross Lake 5301 S. Lakeshore Dr., Shreveport 318-606-2001 www.facebook.com/ portauprincecrosslake

Zocolo Neighborhood Eatery & Drinkery 436 Ashley Ridge Blvd., Shreveport 318-219-9536 www.jasonbradyrestaurantgroup.com

DINING

John’s Seafood 1896 Airline Dr., Bossier City 318-747-7747

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Buttercups Cupcakes

›› Sweets & Treats Buttercups Cupcakes 6535 Youree Dr., Shreveport 318-797-6696 www.ilovebuttercups.com Cheesecakes and More 2710 Centenary Blvd., Shreveport 318-222-3730

The Chocolate Crocodile 460 Boardwalk Blvd., Bossier City 318-742-3316 www.thechocolatecrocodile.com The Wooden Spoon 4350 Viking Dr., Bossier City 318-742-6486 www.woodenspoononline.com Whisk Dessert Bar 724 Azalea Dr., Shreveport 318-459-8771 www.facebook.com/whiskshv

Geauxsicles 1817 E. 70th St., Shreveport 318-797-4880 www.geauxsicles.com Happy Belly's Italian Ice 5710 Youree Dr., Shreveport 318-868-1360 www.happybellys.com Julie Anne's Bakery & Café 825 Kings Hwy., Shreveport 318-424-4995 www.julieannesbakery.com Lilah’s King Cakes 1718 Centenary Blvd., Shreveport 318-676-1407 www.lilahsdeli.com

›› Tearoom Glenwood Village Tearoom 3310 Line Ave., Shreveport 318-868-3652 www.glenwoodvillagetearoom.com

›› Vegetarian & Vegan

N2O Puff 1131 Airline Dr., Bossier City 318-584-7341

Sunshine Health Foods & Café 5751 Youree Dr., Shreveport 318-219-4080 www.sunshinehf.com

Silver Palate Cakery & Gifts 1700 Old Minden Rd., Ste. 168, Bossier City 318-742-4445 www.silverpalatecakery.com

The People’s Market 2369 Airline Dr., Ste. 500., Bossier City 318-499-4274 www.thepeoplesmarketbossier.com

Southern Maid Donuts 3505 Hearne Ave., Shreveport 318-636-7202 www.southernmaiddonuts.com

Well + Fed Louisiana 678 Egan St., Shreveport 318-613-4900 www.wellfedla.net

›› Louisiana Boardwalk Outlets 540 Boardwalk Blvd., Bossier City 318-752-1455 www.louisianaboardwalk.com

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Auntie Anne's Pretzels Cold Stone Creamery Copeland's Cheesecake Bistro Fuddruckers Hooters IHOP

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Joe's Crab Shack Rocket Fizz Saltgrass Steak House Snax Sushiko Sushi & Grille The Chocolate Crocodile


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With an uncommon variety of shops ranging from retail giants to local boutiques, Shreveport-Bossier is a popular destination among those who travel to shop. Search for hidden treasures in the antique shops and fashion boutiques along Line Avenue or chart a course for bargains at the Louisiana Boardwalk Outlets.

G N I P P O H S Categories

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›› Gift & Specialty Shops

Bella Nonnas Olive Oil & Vinegar – Tasting Bar 1409 E. 70th St., Shreveport Bella Nonnas offers a unique tasting bar complete with fresh baked bread and a large variety of the finest olive oils and vinegars in the world. 318-798-6602 www.bellanonnasoils.com

Libbey Glass Factory Outlet 4302 Jewella Ave., Shreveport Libbey Glass Factory Outlet offers products like dinnerware, glassware and flatware created next door at the factory. 318-621-0265 www.libbey.com McGregor’s Garden 4801 Line Ave., Ste. 15, Shreveport McGregor’s Garden offers unique specialty items for the garden, the gardener and the home. It also carries accessories, clothing, gifts, jewelry, and more. 318-221-8955 www.shopmcgregors.com

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False River Gift Shop 1700 Old Minden Rd., Ste. #141, Bossier City False River Gift Shop is located in the Cajun seafood restaurant, Ralph & Kacoo’s. It offers Mardi Gras gifts and Louisiana souvenirs. 318-747-6660 www.ralphandkacoos.com

Lewis Gifts 5807 Youree Dr., Shreveport Lewis Gifts offers items like bath and body products, gourmet food, home décor, housewares, and jewelry. Try Southern favorites for lunch at Biscotti’s inside the store. 318-865-4606 www.lewisgifts.com

1-800-551-8682

Enchanted Garden 2429 Line Ave., Shreveport The Enchanted Garden has nine rooms of treasures including ladies jewelry and accessories, collectibles, toys, Louisiana specialties, and hundreds of unique items. 318-227-1213 www.enchantedgarden.com

King Hardware & Gifts 4834 Line Ave., Shreveport King Hardware and Gifts offers hardware and fun merchandise for babies, home décor, housewares, and items inspired by Louisiana culture. 318-861-4585 www.kinghardware.com

SHOPPING

Delish Artisan Marketplace 3240 Line Ave., Shreveport Delish Artisan Marketplace offers locally made products including more than 75 flavors of popcorn, gourmet fudge, artisan teas, tea cones, fried peanuts, cakes, and gift baskets. 318-681-2490

Giftspace at Artspace 710 Texas St., Shreveport Giftspace features many local and regional artists in a variety of styles. Items for sale include paintings, sculptures, books, music, jewelry, scarves, handbags, and more. 318-673-6500 www.artspaceshreveport.com

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Tubbs Hardware and Cajun Gifts 615 Benton Rd., Bossier City Tubbs Hardware and Cajun Gifts is a unique business that offers hardware and Louisiana souvenirs like spices, culinary products, fleur-de-lis accessories, and Mardi Gras beads. 318-746-0311 www.tubbshardware.net

SHOPPING

the Agora Borealis 421 Lake St., Shreveport The Agora Borealis is an artisan marketplace that offers locally made products like art, clothes, food, housewares, jewelry, and soaps from artists in the Ark-La-Tex. 318-268-3011 www.theagoraborealis.com

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›› Malls & Shopping Centers

Louisiana Boardwalk Outlets 540 Boardwalk Blvd., Bossier City Louisiana Boardwalk Outlets, located on the riverfront, offers a Bass Pro Shops, movie theater, arcade, restaurants, retail stores, trolley, carousel, and hotel. Margaritaville Resort Casino is located on the north end of the property. 318-752-1455 www.louisianaboardwalk.com

Mall St. Vincent 1133 St. Vincent Ave., Shreveport Mall St. Vincent contains department stores including Dillard’s and Sears. It is also home to a restaurant, eateries and 50 retail stores like H&M. 318-227-9880 www.mallstvincent.com Pierre Bossier Mall 2950 E. Texas St., Bossier City Pierre Bossier Mall contains department stores including Dillard’s, JCPenney and Sears. It also is home to multiple restaurants, eateries and 70 retail stores like Forever 21. 318-747-5701 www.pierrebossiermall.com

›› Shopping Districts East Bank District & Plaza 630 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City Bossier City’s East Bank District & Plaza is a half-mile entertainment district on Barksdale Boulevard near the Louisiana Boardwalk Outlets. Visitors can find bars, Flying Heart Brewing, East Bank Gallery, a coffee shop, hotel, salon, antique shops, and more. 318-455-2001 www.facebook.com/eastbankbc

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Line Avenue Shopping District Line Ave., Shreveport Shreveport’s Line Avenue Shopping District is a five-mile treasure trove of unique gift shops, Rhino Coffee, Whisk Dessert Bar, restaurants, and some of the best boutique and antique shopping in the region.

Shoppes at Bellemead 6535 Youree Dr., Shreveport Shoppes at Bellemead offers an upscale shopping experience with more than 20 shops and eateries including local boutiques, jewelry and accessory stores, restaurants, and more. 318-222-2244 www.shoppesatbellemead.com

Red River District 500 Clyde Fant Pkwy., Shreveport The Red River District, located under the Texas Street Bridge across from Sam’s Town Hotel & Casino and Eldorado Resort Casino, offers restaurants, a coffee shop, Louisiana specialty gift shop, and bars. Its outdoor stage also hosts live music. 318-673-5100 www.downtownshreveport.com

Uptown Center 4800 Line Ave, Shreveport Uptown Shopping Center is a neighborhood shopping center with local stores like King Hardware & Fancy, Spotted Zebra, and the Moppet Shoppe. Local eateries include Counter Culture and Wine Country. 318-222-8700 www.shopatuptown.com


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While From the bustling excitement of a downtown hotel to the quiet charms of a historic bed and breakfast, ShreveportBossier’s wide variety of accommodations has something to suit every type of traveler. With more than 10,000 hotel rooms to choose from, choosing a place to stay is an adventure in itself.

S L E T O H Locations

Bossier City. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 Casinos. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 Downtown Shreveport . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 Southeast Shreveport. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 West Shreveport & Airport . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 Bed & Breakfast. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 Campgrounds & RV Parks. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 59


›› Bossier City Bossier Inn and Suites 750 DiamondJacks Blvd., Bossier City 318-746-8410

Free

Comfort Suites Bossier City - Shreveport East 7950 E. Texas St., Bossier City 318-742-3444 www.choicehotels.com

Free

Courtyard Shreveport - Bossier City/Louisiana Boardwalk 100 Boardwalk Blvd., Bossier City 318-742-8300 www.marriott.com

Purchase

Crossland Economy Studios 3070 E. Texas St., Bossier City 318-747-5800 www.crosslandstudios.com Days Inn Bossier City 200 John Wesley Blvd., Bossier City 318-742-9200 www.daysinn.com

Free

Hampton Inn – Bossier City 1005 Gould Dr., Bossier City 318-752-1112 www.hamptoninnshreveport.com

Free

Hampton Inn & Suites Shreveport/ Bossier City-North 2691 Viking Dr., Bossier City 318-841-9700 www.shreveportbossiercitynorthsuites. hamptoninn.com

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Hilton Garden Inn – Shreveport/Bossier City 2015 Old Minden Rd., Bossier City 318-759-1950 www.shreveportbossiercity.hgi.com

Purchase

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Bossier City Northeast 7970 E. Texas St., Bossier City 318-841-9800 www.hiexpress.com

Free

Homewood Suites by Hilton Shreveport-Bossier 2015 Old Minden Rd., Bossier City 318-759-1940 www.shreveportbossiercity. homewoodsuites.com

Free

La Quinta Inn & Suites Bossier 309 Preston Blvd., Bossier City 318-747-4400 www.lq.com

Free

MainStay Suites 1001 Gould Dr., Bossier City 318-747-6220 www.choicehotels.com

Free

Microtel Inn and Suites 2713 Village Ln., Bossier City 318-742-7882 www.microtelinn.com

Free

Motel 6 – Bossier City 210 John Wesley Blvd., Bossier City 318-742-3472 www.motel6.com Quality Inn Bossier 1100 Delhi Ave., Bossier City 318-221-2400 www.choicehotels.com

Free


Sam’s Town Hotel & Casino

Ramada Bossier City 4000 Industrial Dr., Bossier City 318-747-0711 www.choicehotels.com

WoodSpring Suites Shreveport-Bossier City 2275 Old Minden Rd., Bossier City 318-549-2035 www.woodspring.com

Free

Free

Red Carpet Inn 1968 Airline Dr., Bossier City 318-746-9400 www.choicehotels.com

›› Casinos

Red Roof Inn & Suites Bossier City 1836 Old Minden Rd., Bossier City 318-747-7700 www.redroof.com

Free

Residence Inn Shreveport-Bossier/ Downtown 501 Traffic St., Bossier City 318-584-7125 www.marriott.com

Free

Shreveport Country Inn 1984 Airline Dr., Bossier City 318-742-6000 www.theshreveportcountryinn.com

Free

Springhill Suites at Louisiana Downs 8010 E. Texas St., Bossier City 318-747-7772 www.marriott.com Super 8 Motel – Bossier 3101 Hilton Dr., Bossier City 318-703-3297 www.super8.com

Free

Purchase

Eldorado Resort Casino Shreveport 451 Clyde Fant Pkwy., Shreveport 318-220-0711 www.eldoradoshreveport.com

Purchase

Horseshoe Casino & Hotel 711 Horseshoe Blvd., Bossier City 318-742-0711 www.horseshoebossiercity.com

Purchase

Margaritaville Resort Casino 777 Margaritaville Way, Bossier City 318-698-7177 www.margaritavillebossiercity.com

Wingate by Wyndham Bossier 1121 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City 318-746-1444 www.wingatehotels.com

Sam’s Town Hotel & Casino 315 Clyde Fant Pkwy., Shreveport 318-424-7777 www.samstownshreveport.com

Free

Free

Breakfast

Onsite Restaurant

Purchase

Purchase

Airport Shuttle

Casino Shuttle

Pet Friendly

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TownePlace Suites by Marriott 1009 Gould Dr., Bossier City 318-741-9090 www.marriott.com

1-800-551-8682

Free

DiamondJacks Casino & Hotel 711 DiamondJacks Blvd., Bossier City 318-678-7777 www.diamondjacks.com

HOTELS

Boomtown Casino & Hotel 300 Riverside Dr., Bossier City 318-746-0711 www.boomtownbossier.com

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›› Downtown Shreveport Hilton Hotel Shreveport 104 Market St., Shreveport 318-698-0900 www.shreveport.hilton.com

Purchase

Holiday Inn Shreveport Downtown 102 Lake St., Shreveport 318-222-7717 www.ihg.com

Purchase

Remington Suite Hotel and Spa 220 Travis St., Shreveport 318-425-5000 www.remingtonsuite.com

Purchase

The Chateau Suite Hotel 201 Lake St., Shreveport 318-222-7620 www.chateausuitehotelshreveport.us

Free

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›› Southeast Shreveport Comfort Inn Shreveport 9420 Healthplex Dr., Shreveport 318-688-2812 www.choicehotels.com

Free

Hampton Inn & Suites Shreveport South 8340 Millicent Way., Shreveport 318-798-1320 www.shreveportsouthsuites. hamptoninn.com

Free

Holiday Inn Express & Suites: Shreveport South Park Plaza 8751 Park Plaza Blvd., Shreveport 318-629-0163 www.hiexpress.com

Free

Wyndham Garden Shreveport 1419 E. 70th St., Shreveport 318-797-9900 www.wynsp.com


›› West Shreveport & Airport Baymont Inn and Suites 5101 Monkhouse Dr., Shreveport 318-635-6431 www.baymontinns.com

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Shreveport - West 5420 Interstate Dr., Shreveport 318-686-8328 www.hiexpress.com

Free

Free

Best Western Plus Airport 4927 Monkhouse Dr., Shreveport 318-635-2005 www.bwplusshv.com

Homewood Suites by Hilton Shreveport 5485 Financial Plz., Shreveport 318-549-2000 www.shreveport.homewoodsuites.com

Free

Free

Cajun Inn 2610 Claiborne Ave., Shreveport 318-636-0000

La Quinta Inn & Suites Shreveport Airport 6700 Financial Plaza Dr., Shreveport 318-671-1100 www.lq.com

Free

Clarion Shreveport Airport 5555 Financial Plz., Shreveport 318-688-3000 www.choicehotels.com

Free

Purchase

Comfort Suites Shreveport 6715 Financial Cir., Shreveport 318-364-8801 www.choicehotels.com

Motel 6 6715 Rasberry Ln., Shreveport 318-671-0731 www.motel6.com

Free

Free

Country Inn 8489 Greenwood Rd., Greenwood 318-938-7952

Quality Inn Shreveport 5402 Interstate Dr., Shreveport 318-635-5525 www.choicehotels.com

Country Inn Motel 1032 S. Pine St., Vivian 318-375-4730

Free

Regency Inn Continental 5116 Monkhouse Dr., Shreveport 318-635-7531

Free

Residence Inn by Shreveport Airport 4910 W Monkhouse Dr., Shreveport 318-635-8000 www.residenceinnshreveport.com

Purchase

Hampton Inn Shreveport Airport 5226 Monkhouse Dr., Shreveport 318-636-4447 www.shreveportairport.hamptoninn.com

Breakfast

Onsite Restaurant

Purchase

Rodeway Inn and Suites 5101 Westwood Park Dr., Shreveport 318-631-2000 www.rodewayinnshreveport.com

Free

Airport Shuttle

Casino Shuttle

Pet Friendly

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Courtyard by Marriott Shreveport Airport 6001 Financial Plz., Shreveport 318-686-0880 www.marriott.com

1-800-551-8682

Red Roof Inn Shreveport 7296 Greenwood Rd., Shreveport 318-751-9717 www.redroof.com

Country Inn & Suites by Carlson, Shreveport Airport 5020 Hollywood Ave., Shreveport 318-635-8062 www.countryinns.com

Free

HOTELS

Mid Continent Inn 8580 Greenwood Rd., Greenwood 318-938-5423

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Fairfield Manor Bed & Breakfast

Sleep Inn & Suites I-20 6720 Klug Pines Rd., Shreveport 318-841-4404 www.sleepinn.com

›› Campgrounds & RV Parks

Free

Sleep Inn & Suites Medical Center 3215 Samford Ave., Shreveport 318-676-0058 www.sleepinn.com

C & J RV Park 6909 Hwy. 1, Shreveport 318-929-3193 Camper’s RV Center 7700 W. 70th St., Shreveport 318-938-5441 www.campersrvcenter.com

Free

Super 8 4911 Monkhouse Dr., Shreveport 318-550-4097 www.super8.com

DiamondJacks Casino & Hotel 7111 DiamondJacks Blvd., Bossier City 318-678-7777 www.diamondjacks.com

Free

Travelodge 2134 Greenwood Rd., Shreveport 318-425-7467 www.travelodge.com Wingate by Wyndham Shreveport 6245 Westport Ave., Shreveport 318-716-7272 www.wyndhamhotels.com

Hilltop Campgrounds 200 Hilltop Rd., Princeton 318-949-8486 www.hilltopcampgrounds.com

Free

WoodSpring Suites Shreveport Airport 5725 Financial Plaza, Shreveport 318-686-5066 www.woodspring.com

Lakewood Village RV Park 9110 Linwood Ave., Shreveport 318-686-7237 Maplewood RV Park 452 Maplewood Dr., Bossier City 318-742-5497 Pine Hill RV Park 2 Pinehill Cir., Haughton 318-949-3916

2439 Fairfield - A Bed & Breakfast 2439 Fairfield Ave., Shreveport 318-424-2424 www.bedandbreakfastshreveport.com

Breakfast

Onsite Restaurant

Shreveport-Bossier KOA 6510 W. 70th St., Shreveport 318-687-1010 www.koa.com TA Travel Center Greenwood 8590 Greenwood Rd., Greenwood 318-938-6360 www.tatravelcenters.com

Airport Shuttle

Casino Shuttle

Pet Friendly

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Fairfield Manor Bed & Breakfast 2300 Fairfield Ave.,Shreveport 318-848-7776 www.fairfieldmanorbedandbreakfast.com

Red River South Marina and Resort 250 Red River S. Marina Rd., Bossier City 318-747-9545 www.redriversouthmarinala.com

1-800-551-8682

›› Bed & Breakfasts

Fairfield Place Bed & Breakfast Inn 2221 Fairfield Ave.,Shreveport 318-848-7776 www.thefairfieldplace.com

HOTELS

Gavel Falls Cabin Rentals & RV Campgrounds 7781 Hwy. 1 N., Shreveport 318-990-9919

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up In a city that hosts as many parties as Shreveport-Bossier does, there are bound to be spectacular venues. From facilities steeped in history – such as Shreveport Municipal Auditorium and The Strand Theatre – to modern venues like Shreveport Convention Center and CenturyLink Center, Shreveport-Bossier can accommodate events of all sizes.

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›› Entertainment Festival Plaza 101 Crockett St., Shreveport This venue is the center of festivals and concerts in downtown Shreveport. It’s home to the Mudbug Madness Festival, Let the Good Times Roll Festival, The Red River Revel Arts Festival, and more. 318-673-5100 www.shreveportla.gov

Shreveport Municipal Auditorium 705 Elvis Presley Ave., Shreveport Shreveport Municipal Auditorium is a versatile venue for sporting events, concerts, débutante balls, and more. 318-841-4196 www.shreveportmunicipal auditorium.com

Strand Theatre 619 Louisiana Ave., Shreveport The historical Strand rivals the world’s finest opera houses. The interior includes ornate box seats, gilt-edged mirrors, and colors of deep burgundy and rich gold. It hosts touring Off-Broadway shows, concerts, musicals, and more. 318-226-8555 www.thestrandtheatre.com The Stage 1201 Dixie Overland Rd., Bossier City The Stage is an outdoor country-style venue and bar that hosts live concerts. This venue is connected to Silver Star Smokehouse. 318-752-3633 www.thestagebossier.com

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›› Performing Arts East Bank Theatre 630 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City This community theater is an intimate black box venue. 318-741-8310 www.bossierarts.org

CenturyLink Center 2000 CenturyLink Center Dr., Bossier City This venue hosts year round entertainment including concerts, rodeos, family shows, and more. 318-747-2501 www.centurylinkcenter.com

Shreveport Metropolitan Ballet 1324 North Hearne Ave.,Ste. 202, Shreveport This local ballet troupe presents three productions per year at RiverView Theater. 318-221-8500 www.shreveportmetroballet.org Shreveport Opera 212 Texas St., Ste. 101, Shreveport Shreveport Opera produces professional opera and musical productions of the highest artistic quality and provides educational programming and outreach to children and adults. 318-227-9503 www.shreveportopera.org Shreveport Symphony Orchestra 616 Jordan St., Shreveport Enjoy classical, pop, and live orchestral concerts September through May. 318-222-7496 www.shreveportsymphony.com

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Shreveport Convention Center 400 Caddo St., Shreveport A multi-purpose, state-of-the-art facility connected to Hilton Hotel in downtown Shreveport hosts annual conventions, Mardi Gras grand bals and more. 318-841-4000 www.shreveportcenter.com

Shreveport Little Theatre 812 Margaret Pl., Shreveport Built in 1922, this community theater is one of the longest-running playhouses in the nation. It hosts 10 productions a year. 318-424-4439 www.shreveportlittletheatre.com 1-800-551-8682

Hirsch Memorial Coliseum 3207 Pershing Blvd., Shreveport The historic Hirsch Memorial Coliseum is home to the Shreveport Mudbugs hockey team and George’s Pond Ice Skating rink. It is located on the fairgrounds of the State Fair of Louisiana. 318-636-7094 www.mudbugshockey.com

Marjorie Lyons Playhouse 2700 Woodlawn Ave., Shreveport Located at Centenary College, this theater hosts multiple productions that feature students, faculty and community actors. 318-869-5242 www.centenary.edu/playhouse

VENUES

Bossier Civic Center 620 Benton Rd., Bossier City Bossier Civic Center is known for hosting Mardi Gras bals, school dances, conventions, and more. 318-741-8900 www.bossiercity.org

Emmett Hook Center 550 Common St., Shreveport This state-of-the-art theater hosts yearround theatrical performances, musicals and more. 318-429-6887 www.emmetthookcenter.org

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2018 Official Visitors’ Guide to Shreveport-Bossier, Louisiana  

See it. Bet it. Taste it. The Shreveport-Bossier Visitor Guide is your handbook to exploring all there is to do, see, eat and play in Shreve...

2018 Official Visitors’ Guide to Shreveport-Bossier, Louisiana  

See it. Bet it. Taste it. The Shreveport-Bossier Visitor Guide is your handbook to exploring all there is to do, see, eat and play in Shreve...