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119 W College St, Lake Charles, LA 70605-1623
+1 337-474-3651
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“roast beef” (48 reviews)
“surf and turf” (42 reviews)
“po boy” (90 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
119 W College St, Lake Charles, LA 70605-1623
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Debating on place to eat. Glad we picked this one. GREAT poor boys. Homemade bread. Several choices. Surf and Turf absolutely wonderful. choice of chips and great beers. Good service!!!!!!! Pick your spirit up here!!!!!

Thank Pat S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here because friends had told us about it. Its seemed more like a bar than a restaurant and we thought the menu was at best average. It was loud. It took a while to order and get the food. When our order arrived...More

Thank trackdoc2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was invited to Darrell’s by some friends and let me just say that even on a busy night their poboys were excellent! I got the surf and turf with jalapeño mayo and it was definitely worth it! If you’re not from here I highly...More

Thank astros1221
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Go here every week and I’ve never had a bad experience. It is truly amazing how constant they are. Keep up the good work!

Thank Kade C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My surf and turf was excellent! Juicy shrimp, roast beef, lettuce on a nice bun and I inhaled a whole large one, plus two “Bloom” beers recommended by Alice the waitress. The beer was great. But that was one of the weirdest tasting pickles ever,...More

Thank Ron L
Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

This place is unassuming. It does not look special. The menu is limited, and I started to question the wisdom of eating here on our way through Lake Charles. Don’t be like me. We had a surf n turf, a bbq, and a special. Holy...More

Thank Kat M
Reviewed April 13, 2018

If you are looking for the best po-boy in Louisiana, this is the place to go! All they make is Po-boys and they are AWESOME! I had the surf & turf, which has roast beef and grilled shrimp smothered in a beefy/buttery gravy. Talk about...More

Thank PamRoad
Reviewed April 12, 2018

Staying the winter in Galveston we decided to go to Lake Charles for a little gambling. Looked at places to eat and wanted a po'boy. Stopped at Darrell's due to the reviews and was not disappointed! THE BEST!! Fast forward a couple of months and...More

Thank LynneB13136
Reviewed April 11, 2018

Get to Darrell’s as fast as you can and order the Surf ‘n’ Turf po-boy. It’s a combination of roast beef and sautéed shrimp, in a buttery gravy that soaks through the delicious French bread. No sandwich will ever taste better! You won’t believe what...More

Thank HappyPenny
Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

Had the Darrell's Special with jalapeno mayo....probably the best sandwich/po-boy we've ever eaten! Definitely will be back!

Thank Bobby N B
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Timmy G
February 25, 2017|
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Response from rick3446 | Reviewed this property |
11AM-10pm every day and till 11pm Fri and Sat. Closed Sundays
Timmy G
February 25, 2017|
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Response from Chris H | Reviewed this property |
Monday thru Thursday - 11-10 pm Friday thru Saturday - 11-11 pm Sunday - Closed
October 27, 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 119 W College St, Lake Charles, LA 70605-1623
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lake Charles
  • Phone Number: +1 337-474-3651
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