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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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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“crawfish” (246 reviews)
“seafood” (194 reviews)
“boudin balls” (88 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Seafood, American, Cajun & Creole
$$ - $$$
1004 N Lake Shore Dr, Lake Charles, LA 70601-2122
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We stop here any time we can while traveling through Lake Charles. Good variety of good seafoods. Really like their shrimp tacos. Good food @ fair prices.

Thank Cindi P
Reviewed 4 days ago

We bought étouffée, gumbo and boudin balls. All were excellent. Also had a good praline for dessert. Pre-made fig pie not so good.

Thank crnalinda23
Reviewed 5 days ago

I don't eat seafood myself but, a lot of my friends do. I have friends that come from 3 hrs away to eat here at Steamboat Bill's. My husband along with many I've heard says it is very good.

Thank Pamela S
Reviewed 1 week ago

THE Best Shrimp PoBoy you will find in Louisiana! Have eaten at hundreds of seafood restaurants in my years from Lake Charles to Lafayette to Baton Rouge to New Orleans. Very simply in my opinion, the best Shrimp PoBoy bar none.

Thank BRLAAdventurer
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the best spots in lake charles la. The service is great. You can call in for to go orders or dine in. I usually order to go and food is ready between 10-20 depending on what you want. Best place for crawfish, shrimp,...More

Thank Helena T
Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful place to eat. We take all our out of town friends to Steamboat Bill's. Best seafood and crawfish when in season.

Thank jffontenot
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food here is always excellent. Have not had the crawfish but the gumbo is the best I've ever had! Only down side is they do get extremely busy and some times have a line out the front door. Great place to stop on a...More

Thank Darek S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although a lot of customers, service was great food is always freshly cookery. Excellent fried fish and shrimp. L Will definitely return

Thank bstil456
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Crawfish Pistolettes from Steamboat Bill's are as good as they get - just ask Dick Cheney. VP Dick Cheney served them to his guests on their duck hunt. This place is a must stop when passing through town.

Thank grslover
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you stop at Steamboat Bill’s in Lake Charles you will stop every single time you go through there! You can smell the aroma of great Cajun food as soon as you pull in the parking lot. The gumbo was fantastic, the crawfish were amazing....More

Thank J5654ROjosephs
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15 March 2017|
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Response from Sassykay | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, they dont
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.
Timmy G
26 February 2017|
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Response from Linda D | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry I do not remember their hours but if you google them I would guess you could find it.
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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, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
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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