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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%
Travellers talk about
“crawfish” (254 reviews)
“seafood” (201 reviews)
“boudin balls” (92 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Seafood, American, Cajun & Creole, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1004 N Lake Shore Dr, Lake Charles, LA 70601-2122
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Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

The sign said voted #1 and this place has tons of great reviews, so we decided to try it. We were not disappointed. The crawfish pistolette was fabulous. The boiled crawfish huge and tasty. Some had claws so big you could get meat out of...More

Thank Kim H
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

I took a group of senior adults to eat lunch at Steamboat Bills. Their gumbo is outstanding! Everyone in our group loved their food. The service was quick and complete with a smile. We'll be back!

Thank Phil B
Reviewed 8 March 2017

We ate here years ago at the original location and the food was just OK - nothing to write home about. We moved back to the area about 6 months ago and tried it again and was shocked at how good the food was. The...More

Thank Travel574
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

After reading all of the reviews I was super excited to walk through the door. The lady who met us at the door, Natalie, was full of personality & knowledge. She gave us a menu and explained numerous things to us about what was popular...More

Thank Weazy123
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We ate there at 11:00 AM March 4, the place is more than halfway full already. Since its our first time there, we did not know that we have to order the food before we got seated. We ordered friend shrimp with fries, shrimp ettoufee...More

Thank Destiny24
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stopped here for seafood. She had shrimp and I had gumbo, both were very good. Most others near us were eating heaping mounds of crawfish, and everyone seemed to be smiling. The process of ordering and being seated is different than...More

1  Thank ND_bike_hike
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Get the chicken and sausage Gumbo! Or if you like seafood it's fresh and local. I'm not a seafood fan but most say it's amazing.

1  Thank AmbrosiaDawn87
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Easily accessible from interstate 10. We pulled into the parking lot to a packed parking lot in a line out the door. My first thought was I cannot wait longer than 15 minutes for a table we have got to get home. Lucky for us...More

Thank DKISS76
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Fried oysters, boiled crawfish in season, fried catfish. They cook it fast and they cook it right. Order at the counter; they bring it to you.

Thank BozemanTrudeman
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Don't let the line out the door scare you! Honestly took only 15 minutes from arrival to food and the line was down the sidewalk! Boiled and fried shrimp were both delicious. Very casual and fun. Two "different" things: (1) pay when you order and...More

Thank Lisa T
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14 March 2017|
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Response from Sassykay | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, they dont
Timmy G
25 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
25 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
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, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
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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