Date Night Ideas for Couples in Tunica

 Date Night Ideas for Couples in Tunica

From poker experts to foodies to the couple who wants an adventurous variety, there are ways for every kind of couple to enjoy themselves in Tunica.

But if you’re planning a weekend in Tunica with your date and don’t know where to start, take a look at the weekend Travel Tunica has planned below. Sprinkle in some extra gaming fun between each activity, and every couple will be in for a weekend of excitement.


Just behind gaming as the most popular activity in Tunica is dining. Tunica’s buffets are well-known, but there are also fine dining restaurants. To impress your date with your fine food and buffet selection expertise, put this itinerary in your planner:

Dinner on Friday: Don B’s Steakhouse at The Fitz

Kick off your weekend of dining in Tunica with a trip to Don B’s Steakhouse at the Fitz. Menu selections include oyster appetizers, a wedge salad and a variety of steak options of filet, New York steak and prime rib of beef, au jus. Dress at Don B’s is casual but in a sophisticated steakhouse atmosphere. On Friday, Don B’s is open from 5 p.m. until 10:30 p.m. Reservations are recommended and can be made by calling (888) 766-5825 and selecting extension 6501.

Lunch on Saturday: Cornucopia Buffet at Bally’s

This will be a weekend full of special meals for you and your date, and a trip to Tunica wouldn’t be complete without a buffet visit. The Cornucopia Buffet at Bally’s serves Tex-Mex, Southern-style food, Asian, a desert station and other buffet favorites. Sleep in on Saturday and have a late lunch, because hours are 7 a.m. until 2 a.m. Saturday.

Dinner on Saturday: Fairbanks Steakhouse at Hollywood

In addition to steakhouse selections such as filet mignon, porterhouse and New York strip, Fairbanks has a generous seafood menu. Lobster, scallops, salmon, bass and crab legs make Fairbanks seafood menu one of the most diverse in Tunica. If you’ve never tried escargot, take this opportunity to try a new appetizer with your date. Reservations can be made for dinner hours (after 5 p.m.) at (800) 871-0711

Breakfast on Sunday: The Silo Eatery at Bally’s

Before you head back home from your Tunica foodie trip, visit Bally’s one more time for breakfast. The Silo Eatery is open 24 hours, so breakfast can be eaten any time before you need to hit the road.


Competitive couples should visit Tunica’s poker rooms. Here’s a weekend plan of poker tournaments in Tunica:

Friday Night Poker at the Horseshoe

Friday is the night to hit the poker room at the Horseshoe. Be there by 6 p.m. to be ready for the beginning of the deep stack, no limit Texas hold’em poker tournament with a $4,000 guaranteed prize pool. Here are the details for entry:

  • Enter for a $75 buy in, $15 entry fee and $10 optional bonus chips
  • $3,000 in chips for buy-in, $10 optional $2,000 in bonus chips
  • 1 optional $50 re-buy for $5,000 in chips

Saturday Night Poker at Gold Strike

At 7 p.m. have a seat at one of the 16 tables on the second-floor Gold Strike poker room. The $2,000 guarantee deep stack game has a buy in of $100. You can sign up from 6 p.m. until the first break of the tournament. If you or a date needs a refresher before you feel comfortable to play, free lessons are available. A players card is required for entry.

Sunday Morning Poker at Sam’s Town

No-limit hold ’em is Sunday morning at Sam’s Town for $40 plus $10 buy in. You and your date will start with $3,000 in tournament chips, and each level lasts 20 minutes. The prize pool is $500 for first, $300 for second and $200 for third.

To get your poker face ready, watch this fun Tunica TV video of Tunica visitors showing of their poker face.


Recreation in Tunica can be found at the pool table, on the golf course and in front of a stage.

Friday Night Pool at Roadhouse

Roadhouse has fun couple activities, like pool. If you and your date like a relaxed weekend, grab a beer, pool cue and take a shot for the corner pocket.

Saturday Morning Golf at Harrah’s

For an outdoors adventure, play a round of golf at Harrah’s. The quiet time together will give you the chance to bond in a relaxed environment. Golf fees vary throughout the year, but they always include the green fee, cart fee, range balls and sales tax. Book a tee time online

Saturday Night Live Music at Resorts

If you haven’t been able to hit the town in a while, the number one way to let loose is still while enjoying live music. Step off the casino floor at Resorts to hear a variety of performers each Saturday night. Entertainment begins at 8 p.m.

Is there an itinerary you’d like to see on the Down the Road blog? Leave a comment below and we’ll help you put together a weekend in a future blog post.

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