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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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“seafood” (210 reviews)
“shrimp” (182 reviews)
“boudin balls” (81 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 today via mobile

Had red beans and rice and crawfish etouffee and both were very good. The little homemade rolls served with them were warm and just out of the oven fresh. All the plates around us looked great so we’ll have to try something else next trip...More

Thank houstontravelingfool
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I had the jumbo shrimp and my friend had the combo platter. The food was awesome and the people were friendly. I would definitely eat there again.

Thank mfschro
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place had awesome food, service and staff. Every thing I ate was so good. Will go back there when I'm in town

Thank mnorwood38
Reviewed 1 week ago

If looking for very good Cajun seafood go to Steamboat Bills. Can't go wrong in anything you try. place is always busy and for good reason. There ATCHAFALAYA FISH DINNER is really good and the fresh rolls are also very good. Be worn the place...More

Thank klilly9910
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the Atchafalaya plate even though I am not super fond of fish. This made me a convert to fish lover!!! If I could I would eat every meal at this place!

Thank fortworth76131
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Every year when we have a family where reunions. in Lake Charles we go to Steamboat Bill's and the food is always great

Thank John F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On our recent visit to Lake Charles (10/8) for my birthday we stopped there for some good Louisiana food. Ordered the shrimp ettouffe and fried shrimp basket. All good as always. Recommend it if in Lake Charles.

Thank aghyba
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in with friends, the food was excellent. Red beans and rice, fried shrimp dinner and Boudin balls - all very good.

Thank Jan1653
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a good time the food was hot and delicious. The only complaint is the ventilation in the place is poor and you come out smelling like greese.

Thank Carla M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

friendly, great hot food, coldest drinks, convenient parking, we go there 6-12 yearly, they've 3 locations in Lake Charles and 1 in DeRidder, LA.

Thank Steven R
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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
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, 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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