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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%
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“crawfish” (233 reviews)
“seafood” (182 reviews)
“boudin balls” (81 reviews)
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Seafood, American, Cajun & Creole
$$ - $$$
1004 N Lake Shore Dr, Lake Charles, LA 70601-2122
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I had the popcorn shrimp salad. When I received it, I could not see any lettuce. All I saw was a huge pile of shrimp. The fried alligator was yummy. My husband raved about the crab po boy.

1  Thank ssbrowne
Reviewed 6 days ago

Took my family there on he way home to Houston after reading really good reviews on Yelp. It was a fun atmosphere and the staff was friendly and efficient. The coleslaw was the best I have ever tasted and the fries were decent. My disappoint...More

1  Thank RetiredAlphaFemale
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My first time eating at Steamboat Bills and the food was very good. The hardest part is figuring out what to eat. After I saw my co-worker plate of fish, I was amazed at how big the fish was. I'm getting the fish plate next...More

Thank TTB8
Reviewed 1 week ago

The atmosphere is pure Cajun! The Food is excellent! And you can shop for seafood to cook at home after you eat. What's not to love!

Thank Michelle C
Reviewed 1 week ago

The unusual order process is very timely. The menus are provided upon entry, hostess guides you to a cashier who takes your order as well. You pay, get seated. I had the jumbo shrimp- succulently seasoned with fries and coke slaw. The kids plates are...More

Thank PrettySharp2013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best crawfish in town! Seasoned to perfection! Nice ice cold beer to wash them down with too! Try their stuffed pistollets also! Yummmm!

Thank sissiemcclure
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was great as always, staff is always friendly, and it's just a nice atmosphere. Boiled crawfish is always so good here, and red beans and rice is one of my favorite dishes!

Thank Shara M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The service is fast . The food is always delicious . The price is reasonable. There is always ample parking. The atmosphere is friendly. There is always someone that comes around and ask if everything is alright and if they can help you with something.

Thank 888Penguin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a very popular place to eat and I have tried it 3 times and just don't get it. It is really just okay. You stand in line to order at the counter sorta like a Ryan's, BUT your whole party must be there at...More

Thank KiraLiegh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome food, big portions staff is highly energetic. Prices were reasonable wish it was closer to home but if im ever in lake charles again will stop again.

Thank Billy B
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Nearby Attractions
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1.59 km away
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.13 km away
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.17 km away
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.42 km away
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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
Brunch, 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
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
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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