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119 W College St, Lake Charles, LA 70605-1623
+1 337-474-3651
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“surf and turf” (52 reviews)
“roast beef” (48 reviews)
“po boy” (92 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
119 W College St, Lake Charles, LA 70605-1623
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s not going to blow you away with ambiance or service but the Darrell’s Special is as good as advertised. Make sure to get it with the jalapeños mayo. I actually like the grilled shrimp poboy just as much. It would be cool if you...More

Thank Olives18
Reviewed 1 week ago

All I can say is get the Darrell's special... Unbelievably good!! the cheese bread appetizer is awesome with the gravy dip!!!

Thank James S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Darrell's Special (sandwich) is the best! I'm not big on mayo, so I ask for light jalapeno mayo.

Thank Gwen A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Second visit to Lake Charles but fourth stop here. May just make another 5 hour drive to eat here again. Fun place, sports bar atmosphere but not too loud. Follow the staffs suggestions after they ask what types of food you enjoy. Sandwich is great...More

Thank jilloy13
Reviewed 1 week ago

First time to Darrell's. Had the Darrell Special, which was delicious. The atmosphere and facilities is what you would expect from a place that appeals to college kids but is accommodating to families as well. Would definitely go back when visiting Lake Charles.

Thank Gingineer32
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Darrell's Special with Jalapeno mayo is sssoooooo Good!! My son-in-law works in New Orleans and he said they talk about Darrell's all the way across the State - it's that good!

Thank 217janetn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The poboys are delicious. The bread is buttered and toasted to perfect, crisp on outside but chewy in the middle. The meat is seasoned to perfection. I have always had delicious food and the service is quick and friendly.

Thank ViEve K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really great sandwiches and good service. Would recommend to my friends. I plan to visit again soon.

Thank lavery783
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You have got to get a Darrell’s special if you are ever any where near Lake Charles, Louisiana. It will be a taste experience that you will never forget!

Thank debaroo8
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

OMG! Was I surprised by this little place. Very limited menu. Only a handful of sandwiches, but DAMN!! They are soooo good!! I had the Darrell’s special (half) which was roast beef, ham, turkey and cheese with mustard and Darrell’s au jus sauce. Side of...More

Thank Amy B
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Timmy G
25 February 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
25 February 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
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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, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
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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