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Steamboat Bill's

732 South Martin Luther King Hwy, Lake Charles, LA 70601
+1 337-494-1700
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“crawfish” (43 reviews)
“seafood” (26 reviews)
“boudin balls” (13 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 - 21:00All hours
American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole
$$ - $$$
732 South Martin Luther King Hwy, Lake Charles, LA 70601
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I found this place on accident and I thoroughly enjoyed it. I ordered a shrimp Poboy and it was sooo stuffed that it took me two days to finish it.... Delicious...!

Thank TexasAD
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've always noticed an over-full parking lot at Steamboat Bill's when driving by on I-10. Now I know why. It's where the "locals" eat for good reason. The food is excellent. While not a fancy place from the outside.....or for that matter the inside (still...More

1  Thank MrDo
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Good variety to choose from, price wasn't bad for the amount of food you get . Worth stopping again!

Thank ThrivingDaisy
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This was the easiest restaurant for me to get to after an extremely long day. Reviews weren't bad so I gave it a try. I just made the mistake of getting a small fried seafood platter, rather than watching what the local customers were ordering....More

1  Thank JohnCMS
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

We were recommended this restaurant by a local who said we had to try a pistolette. Amazing appetizer. You order and pay before you are seated. This actually makes it more efficient and it was great for our young kids. The food was delicious and...More

1  Thank mnicowill
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Went here because the reviews were good - but was disappointed. It's not bad at all, it's just average seafood. It does have a fun vibe but the tables are set so it is crowded, you order at the counter and then you are lucky...More

1  Thank Diedre C
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Liked everything. Unpretentious, a little messy, location off the beaten track. Staff working hard but courteous and friendly. Very local. We really enjoyed our Cajun fried seafood feast. It was great. Definitely Cajun cooking. The menu is pretty extensive, and you order before you sit...More

1  Thank Rick K
Reviewed 21 July 2017

I just stopped visiting this place. It seems every time there is a problem. Overcharging my credit card or order is not correct.

1  Thank Shawna W
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Loved it great food fun atmosphere would recommend it to anyone. The service was great lots of good food to pick from.

Thank chzbrgr
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

I am reviewing both incase I get the wrong one. Food is awesome and the service was even better. Jeff was awesome especially for having a group of 42!

1  Thank Jessica C
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Nearby Attractions
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77 reviews
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Charpentier Historic District
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Restaurant Details

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