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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%
Travellers talk about
“roast beef” (53 reviews)
“surf and turf” (46 reviews)
“po boy” (95 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
119 W College St, Lake Charles, LA 70605-1623
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We each ordered the half sandwich, Darrell's Special, toasted. I ordered it just plain with no mayo, no mustard, no gravy. It was excellent. Eating it plain allowed all the flavors to remain independent. It was excellent. My only regret is that I should've ordered...More

Thank John and Susan S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Darrell's is a spot that if you didn't know it was there you'd miss it. The Darrell's Special is an "Awesome Po-boy!! You definitely wanna try this one first, and keep going from there. This PO-boy will have you licking your fingers.

Thank mspyw40
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our subs. Tried the shrimp and also the bbq. Not sure that our order was correct since I tried to order the turkey, ham, roast beef one. It was delicious. The new second building for pick up made for a terribly long...More

Thank Heather J
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We always bring out of town guest to Darrell's. They love it as much as we do. The best is the Darrell's special. It is the one I always go for. You better have lots of napkins.

Thank Nonniecakes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Although a limited selection on the menu, I had the Darrel’s special and it was awesome. Best sandwich I’ve had hands down. Great staff, crowded on Friday nights.

Thank Randy W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The food is awesome at this restaurant. The staff is sometimes slow, but the quality of the food makes up for it.

Thank Sheryl M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A long, long time ago, I visited this place and have been trying to find an opportunity to go back. It happened this afternoon!!! Taking the loop south round lake Charles will get you here. The Darrell’s Special is an amazing flavorful sandwich with roast...More

Thank Codius66
Reviewed June 17, 2018

My wife and I stop here to lunch while traveling from New Orleans to Texas. Found it looking for a place to eat on TripAdvisor and had good rating so we gave it a shot. It did not disappoint. The surf and turf PO boy...More

Thank Dennis L
Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

We ordered 1 poboy to split because we had our dog with us. My husband is born and raised in New Orleans, and has been eating poboys for 60 plus years. We definitely enjoyed our sandwich. I did not see an oyster poboy on the...More

Thank Donna R
Reviewed June 15, 2018 via mobile

The Darrel's special is wonderful, but this place is crowded and popular, so be patient. It's worth the wait.

Thank Eric L
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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, 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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