Texarkana has a new restaurant for your dining pleasure.  "Copeland's of New Orleans" is now open for business at 511 E. 51st Street in Texarkana, Ark. 

Days and hours of operation are Monday through Thursday 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., Friday and Saturday 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., and on Sunday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Copeland’s features a Famous New Orleans Sunday Jazz Brunch from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Al Copeland Jr., Chairman of Al Copeland Investments said in a press release,

We are excited to share the authentic, hometown New Orleans taste and ambiance with our guests in Texarkana. We take pride in our unique foods, flavors, and our friendly, professional staff and we appreciate the opportunity to serve the community of Texarkana.

Not only was Al Copeland Jr., chairman of the board for Al Copeland Investments, given the key to the city during the official ribbon cutting ceremony, but March 3rd has been named “Al Copeland Jr. Day" in Texarkana, Ark.

Stop by and try it out for a true "taste of New Orleans", including there biggest selling cocktail "The Hurricane", and their famous Copeland's Cheesecake... (Now I am hungry.)

I intend on trying it out as soon as I can, and I will be sure to post a review.

For more on Copeland's of New Orleans hit their website.