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119 W College St, Lake Charles, LA 70605-1623
+1 337-474-3651
11:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I have been eating Darrell's famous sandwiches for over 20 year. The last few times I've ordered the BBQ brisket sandwich that I always order, I've noticed that the sandwich consist of Roast beef that of course is not barbecued, but simply has BBQ sauce on the sandwich. If you're going to put a BBQ brisket sandwich on your menu.... More 

Thank Terry W
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sandwich was marvelous. Had the special and a barbecue sandwich. Both were great especially the Darrells special!

Thank Carol O
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The DARRELL's special is off the chain... great sandwiches with a full bar. All of the menu items are really good.

Thank Manuel P
Lake Charles, Louisiana
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very casual comfortable hangout. Great place for a laid back or loud experience...whatever you're in mood for! Great spot to go to for pre or post game. Has a neighborhood feel with regulars!

Thank flash549
Edinburg, Texas
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75 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was driving through and saw this place on TripAdvisor. Darrells special sandwich was what i needed after a lond day driving. Order in advance so u wont be waiting

Thank usmccino
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place to get the best sandwiches on the Gulf Coast and have a refreshing cool one to boot. This is The Place on Friday from 10 in the morning till.... Favorite meeting location for the shakers and makers of Calcasieu Parish, Lake Charles and McNeese State University Students. Very lively and inexpensive. And Friday Nights is something else, a... More 

Thank willefords_1969
Kaplan, Louisiana
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Darrells's has great poboys an cold beer. Ir is a fun sports bar that also has great food. They serve many types of beer. It is a fun place.

Thank karenherpin
Lafayette, Louisiana
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

The special consists of turkey, ham, cheese and a choice of jalapeño mayonnaise or regular mayonnaise along with a number of other delicious components like lettuce and tomatoes. The surf and turf po boy sandwich has roast beef and shrimp. A delicious combination served with lettuce and tomatoes along with either jalapeño mayonnaise or regular mayonnaise.. The sandwiches are juicy... More 

Thank Gayle G
Groves, Texas
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

We had a birthday party Sunday Oct.30 for my wife with approx 45 people and the food and service was excellent.

Thank hjhebert
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Had a Shrimp Poboy with spicy mayo, it was fantastic! Service isn't the greatest but it's a local favorite and has been busy every time I've stopped in.

Thank I_lerve_Ferd

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?