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Steamboat Bill's

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1004 N Lake Shore Dr, Lake Charles, LA 70601-2122
+1 337-494-1070
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10:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 10:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 22:00
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Harker Heights
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323 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Was cruising back to Texas, looking for a seafood lunch and saw the billboard. Great choice. Very tasty seafood and reasonable prices. We stopped around noon so we experience the lunch crowd. You walk in, order up front, then go find a seat. When you order they provide a number, which you place on the table stand so the waiter... More 

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Lake Charles
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Great locally owned restaurant usually very busy but usually no wait times and great service. Food is always great! Nice place for visitors to experience our local cuisine

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Thank Irenemarie1
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Always busy but worth the dollars. The Cajun items are on target. Crawfish were good. Salads plenty big. Even brought home their spices.

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Thank Jennifer M
deweyville tex, United States
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Best seafood around, you won't be disappointed, Best in the state. Nice active atmosphere, come as you are, t-shirts and pants, shorts, very casual.

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Thank Daniel K
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Although the line was long, it moved quickly. The food was great, and there was plenty of it!! Great place to eat!!

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Thank Nina L
Lake Charles, Louisiana
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1 review
Reviewed 26 July 2016

The food was good and came out fast, the staff is friendly. Even if it is packed, the wait is not long.

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Thank Breezeemax
1 review
Reviewed 26 July 2016

This place is the bee's knees. It's wickedly awesome and the food is delicious. I highly recommend the shrimp platter.

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Thank Ryan S
Lake Charles, Louisiana
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

I love coming to steamboat bills, the food is great, it's fast and the employees are awesome. Must try the boudin balls!!

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Thank dengober
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

I guess it's not on this website yet but he has a new location in Pearland ,Texas and it's on Telephone Road but it's also called Highway 35 and beltway eight. it used to be Scooters icehouse, Bill has done a lot of renovations the food is still good, there's music on the jukebox, it's very family-oriented, pool tables, and... More 

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Thank Linda G
Lake Charles, Louisiana
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

The food is very good and is authentic. This is a good place to bring folks new to Louisiana as the menu is varied and local.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, American, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
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, Groups, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 21:00
Monday
10:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 21:00
Thursday
10:30 - 21:00
Friday
10:30 - 22:00
Saturday
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?