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Steamboat Bill's

1004 N Lake Shore Dr, Lake Charles, LA 70601-2122
+1 337-494-1070
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (205 reviews)
“shrimp” (183 reviews)
“boudin balls” (82 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Seafood, American, Cajun & Creole, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1004 N Lake Shore Dr, Lake Charles, LA 70601-2122
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Reviewed today

I've been going to Steamboat Bill's for a long time now. Food is always good and hasn't changed in consistency since I've been going. They have some of the best boudin balls in my opinion. Their fried shrimp dinners and platters are a can't miss....More

Thank Dustin L
Reviewed today

Our family visited the I-10 location of Steamboat Bill’s while on a trip to visit relatives in the area. Although the furnishing are more like a fast food restaurant, the atmosphere is very festive. Instead of ordering at the table, you look at a menu...More

Thank Bigwig100
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Steamboat Bills is the best any day of the week. Been coming here for at least 25 years and never once had a bad experience. Food quality is excellent, service is always exceptional. You will not be disappointed when you try Steamboat Bills.

Thank Randy P
Reviewed 2 days ago

We've stopped in here several times on our way along I-10 and it is always busy and always great. They have a great system where you order at the counter and a server brings your order to you and becomes your waitperson. I've seen it...More

Thank Dennisc1948
Reviewed 3 days ago

I love Steamboat Bill's. I usually order the gumbo for myself and fried shrimp with fries for my kids. My husband doesn't eat seafood so I am glad they have menu options for him as well. The gumbo is great.

Thank Stacy S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Two great dishes The red beans & rice with Boutin sausage was amazing taste I absolutely will be craving for the next time. The Jumbo Fried Shrimp delicious breading and also a dish you won't go wrong ordering. We arrived at a very busy time...More

Thank Miriam_FCupertino
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

On our recent trip to Lake Charles Steamboat Bills was recommended by our hotel staff. Excellent crawfish, shrimp and catfish. Friendly front staff that take your order and seat you to the wait staff is top notch. Must go on my list!!

Thank Randy W
Reviewed 6 days ago

My husband knew of Steamboat Bill's from when he was in Lake Charles for business. We decided to stop for lunch on our way to Texas. The food was incredible - we had catfish, shrimp, and more. It was so good that on our way...More

Thank miffie98
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Driving thru from Texas on way to New Orleans, kid friendly laid back environment. The hostess was awesome super friendly helped out those who had never been on how to order. Great food fried and boiled was awesome. Food had great flavor definitely have to...More

Thank monica f
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a good meal at a pretty good price. We would go there again if we come back to Lake Charles, LA

Thank pgnorris1321
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Estella V
23 April 2018|
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Response from Paul H | Reviewed this property |
not that I'm aware of... But the prices aren't bad either.
Nick P
27 February 2018|
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Response from Lon B | Reviewed this property |
Dear Nick, I realize that your in S. Korea and that it would be hard for you to call the restaurant. So, I called the restaurant this morning and spoke with Shanning. He confirmed that they use peanut oil in their cooking... More
15 March 2017|
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Response from kotaboy | Reviewed this property |
Actually they use cornflour which is gluten free.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1004 N Lake Shore Dr, Lake Charles, LA 70601-2122
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lake Charles
  • Phone Number: +1 337-494-1070
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