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Steamboat Bill's

732 S Martin Luther King Hwy, Lake Charles, LA 70601-3738
+1 337-494-1700
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (31 reviews)
“shrimp” (32 reviews)
“boudin balls” (13 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 am - 9:00 pm Hours
Seafood, American, Cajun & Creole
$$ - $$$
732 S Martin Luther King Hwy, Lake Charles, LA 70601-3738
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Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Steamboat Bills is a must stop every time I pass by. They have an outstanding menu and the customer service is on point!

Thank darinlopez
Reviewed 2 September 2018

When there is a fish market in the restaurant and the folks are wearing the traditional white shrimper boots, you know you are going to have fresh seafood. It was excellent and the atmosphere was just so South Louisiana!

Thank Ocean_Rover_Blue_Wat
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

We stopped here for a quick meal upon the recommendations of other reviewers. Tried the crawfish etoufee (sp?). Although we could tell that the roux was well prepared, there was so much rice and so little content in the roux that the meal was a...More

Thank Kathleen C
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

First time eating here for my wife. We were on our way back to Houston. The food was outstanding. We had some chicken sausage gumbo. It was so good. We ordered some to go because we liked it so much. I had some shrimp and...More

Thank AllenFamily8
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Seafood cooked just about any way yoy can imagine. Great baked potatoes and salads, too. Fast, friendly service. Very popular with all the locals. Consistently good food...

Thank Joey A
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

My wife and I were in Lake Charles on business and decided to try Steamboat Bills. I really didn't know what to expect. I have to say this is the best seafood I have ever eaten. Other restaurateurs should make the trip to Lake Charles...More

Thank gipper203
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Been to both locations and have never had a bad meal at either. If you aren't looking for anything fancy this is your place. Boudin Balls are Fantastic! We had fish and shrimp with the B Balls, it was Great! Fast & Friendly customer service....More

Thank flow p
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

I paid $19.98 for a carry out lunch w a crawfish etouffee potato and a soda. My potato was smothered w cheese and dusted w etouffee. I counted five crawfish on my potato. So very disappointed. I could have made a bunch of baked potatoes...More

Thank Tammy M
Reviewed 14 April 2018

Steamboat Bill's sells fresh seafood. Since they also sell raw seafood for home cooking, be prepared for a strong seafood smell when you enter the restaurant. The food is very good, not as spicy as some Cajun restaurants. I had the gumbo and potato salad...More

1  Thank PamRoad
Reviewed 12 April 2018

Really enjoyed my dinner of fried shrimp. They were kind enough to let me sample the étouffée, to see if it was too spicy for me. Guess what? It was too spicy for me! But the fried shrimp were great! This is definitely not a...More

Thank HappyPenny
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
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: 732 S Martin Luther King Hwy, Lake Charles, LA 70601-3738
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lake Charles
  • Phone Number: +1 337-494-1700
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