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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%
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“crawfish” (265 reviews)
“seafood” (204 reviews)
“boudin balls” (94 reviews)
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Seafood, American, Cajun & Creole, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1004 N Lake Shore Dr, Lake Charles, LA 70601-2122
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Louisiana cooking at the top of the list! My husband just drools when you mention their crawfish special. My favorite, since I don't eat that, is not on the menu. They were trying this dish out on patrons. Atchafalaya Catfish is THE BEST in my...More

Thank JS P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow this place was rocking. Even with a ton of people it was a smooth quick service. It makes sense they have people positioned to direct and move the line along. All the staff was very friendly. The boiled shrimp, crawfish, potatoes and corn were...More

Thank cataws
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were two, on business trip from Houston to Morgan City. We stop here for lunch the crawfish was marvellous . I'm not talking about a meal prepared for tourist but a whelky Local food.

1  Thank Andrea S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Let me start out saying I hate counter service. I had boiled crawfish. They where mixed size medium with a few large. Boiled so so but they pealed easy. Could have been seasoned just a little more. Sausage was just average and potatoes was not...More

Thank MichaelFussell
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Darrells is a must try! The Darrells special- all the way, with jalapeño mayonnaise is the bomb! You’ll notice a huge stack of napkins on every table, there’s a reason for that! The Darrells special has au jus and is dripping with awesomeness. The surf...More

Thank Tonya G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a boiled shrimp salad which was fantastic. My husband got the deviled crabs and gumbo. We had passed by many times and finally stopped for a meal! Worthwhile!

Thank Judy D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Traveling through stopped for lunch, fantastic Cajun seafood, great prices, quick service and neat atmosphere, no wonder they are #1

Thank Blair S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just a bunch of guys with a day off and had been recommended to eat here. On arriving we were handed a menu and put in line to order. Don’t get me wrong, the menu is amazing, but huge and we were rushed to order....More

Thank dancinggoats
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful food great service First time eating there but certainly not our last Easy to locate The best crawfish very tasty

Thank Emily D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and friendly staff! We had shrimp, crawfish, alligator, pistolettes, fish, etouffee, and crawfish tails. Everything was delicious!!

Thank jakitcher1
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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 gcduhon | Reviewed this property |
No they do not.
Timmy G
26 February 2017|
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Response from Tricia T | Reviewed this property |
I am pretty sure they are open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner.
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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