Tourism bureau poll reveals top restaurant picks

By Special to the American Press

The Southwest Louisiana Convention & Visitors Bureau held its second Top 20 Restaurants online voting contest in honor of

National Tourism Week.

The poll allowed people to nominate and vote for their favorite places to eat in Calcasieu Parish.

There were 232 restaurant nominations made by the public, with 4,521 votes cast, beginning one month before National Tourism

Week, May 3-11.

The restaurant that received the most votes was Steamboat Bill’s on the Lake.

Second place went to Luna Bar & Grill followed by Pat’s of Henderson in third place.

The contest was promoted through social media, on the visitors bureau website, through National Tourism Week marketing on

television and in newspapers and publications, as well as through broadcast and outdoor media.

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