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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
10:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 10:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 22:00
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Excellent, we can eat there three times a day, excellent and quick service , even if there is a long line, friendly. AWESOME!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Our family of nine Stopped to eat on our way home to houston from Alabama. Food was awesome and our waiter Jeff was very friendly. Will definitely eat here every time I pass through Louisiana.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Went to lake charles Louisiana to visit friends. They took us to steamboat bill's for dinner I will say everytime we go there we will go visit steamboat bills. Place is awesome. You get more than you can eat food and everything we ordered was great. We had their crawfish amazing. Staff was great and their price for the amount... More 

Thank Ragenia W
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

We had a large group and called to make a reservation. They said as long as we were there right at 7 with our full group they would seat us. So all 24 of us got there there promptly at 7....and yet they made us wait OUTSIDE in the rain for 45 minutes. And with kids - that's NOT FUN!!!!!... More 

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Prospect, Louisiana, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Hats off to Jeff for making it an exceptional fun evening. 20 of us there for ball tournament and Bills has become a tradition we keep every year. Geaux Team Assault!!!

Thank Chuck B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

This is hands down the best seafood in south west Louisiana!!!! It's a little pricy but hey you get what you pay for. Fast service, fresh seafood and the wait staff is always friendly and on their game getting food out quickly. If your around lake charles your missing out if you don't give steamboats a chance!!!!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Grateful for the previous reviews! We (mom, dad, 10 yr old, 8 yr old, and 5 yr old) tried one of all their specials - sooooooooooo good! Dress: Come as you are Price: $15pp Family friendly!!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Delicious food! Love their fried shrimp and pistolettes(fried rolls with crawfish) yummy! Atmosphere is very casual. Sink is in dining room to was crawfish peeler hands. Close to casinos in area. Fun place for friends and family. Have been there many times, and food is always fresh and good! Food is on spicy side, so be prepared for a great... More 

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Minerva, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Don't worry about dressing up..just go hungry. Almost like being in school again. Food,tables,chairs people. Had boiled crawfish, fish tacos and atchafalya catfish with shrimp ettoufee. So good.

Thank Paula S
Corpus Christi, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

We ate here while passing through Lake Charles. We just saw it and decided to stop and give it a try because there were a lot of cars in the parking lot. It was super busy but we were seated very quickly. You get your menu, walk up to the counter, make your order, then you are seated. The beer... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, American, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly
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
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, 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: 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?