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Choctaw Casino & Resort – Durant wins 11 Best of Dining & Nightlife Awards

May 28, 2024

Resort earns recognition from Casino Player Magazine

DURANT, Okla. (May 28, 2024)- Casino Player Magazine awarded Choctaw Casino & Resort – Durant 11 first place finishes in the annual Best of Dining & Nightlife Awards. The awards highlight the best of the best in dining and nightlife within the gaming industry.

Choctaw Casino & Resort – Durant boasts 20 restaurants and 21 bars and lounges, offering guests a wide variety of options from upscale restaurants like 1832 Steakhouse to casual, family-friendly options like Butterfields. The Durant resort is constantly updating food and beverage options for guests, with its most recent addition coming in the fall of 2023 with the District Food Hall. The District Food Hall features four dining options, including Texas-favorite Velvet Taco, as well as a daiquiri bar and much more.

This is the third year in a row the Durant property has won best overall dining, best steakhouse, best Asian, best desserts, best place to people watch, best bar, best after-hours spot, best place to celebrate and best late-night dining.

“We are thrilled to be recognized by Casino Player Magazine for our continued efforts to improve the guest experience at Choctaw Casino & Resort – Durant,” said Kaley Green, regional marketing director for Durant. “Our goal is to offer something everyone will enjoy, and we understand that means not only offering variety, but also quality when it comes to our dining and nightlife.”

Below are all the Durant casino’s wins:

  • Best Overall Dining
  • Best Steakhouse: 1832 Steakhouse
  • Best Buffet: Butterfields
  • Best Food Hall: District Food Hall
  • Best Asian: Bamboo Noodle Bar
  • Best Desserts: Grand Bakery
  • Best Place to People Watch: Prizm Lounge
  • Best Place to Celebrate: 1832 Steakhouse
  • Best Late-Night Dining: Grand Cafe
  • Best Bar: Mason Jar Bar
  • Best After-Hours Spot: Red River Lounge

To learn more about Choctaw Casino & Resort – Durant’s dining and nightlife options, click here.


About Choctaw Casino & Resort in Durant, Okla.

Located an hour north of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, Choctaw Casino & Resort – Durant is a AAA Four Diamond casino resort, entertainment and convention destination in southeastern Oklahoma. The casino has more than 7,400 slot machines, table games, a poker room, and a large non-smoking casino.  The resort offers more than 100,000 square feet of meeting and convention space and seats more than 3,000 at the Academy of Country Music (ACM) award-winning Grand Theater. The resort also includes more than 1,600 luxurious rooms and suites, 20 restaurants, 21 bars and lounges, six retail stores, two fitness centers, a spa, and two outdoor pools and a water park. The family-friendly District offers guests 20 bowling lanes, a 6-screen premier movie theater, 70 arcade games and dining options. Additionally, guests can enjoy the Choctaw RV Park located across from the casino. For more information, visit choctawcasinos.com.



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