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Steamboat Bill's

1004 N Lake Shore Dr, Lake Charles, LA 70601-2122
+1 337-494-1070
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“crawfish” (257 reviews)
“seafood” (203 reviews)
“boudin balls” (92 reviews)
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Seafood, American, Cajun & Creole, Gluten Free Options
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1004 N Lake Shore Dr, Lake Charles, LA 70601-2122
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place isn't a restaurant - it's a happening. Original Cajun food with down- home friendly atmosphere. No matter what you order be sure to get at least a pound of boiled crayfish.

Thank ebills
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Based on the number and quality of reviews, my wife and I went by in hopes of getting some good ole Louisiana cooking. We were sorely disappointed. Ordered food at counter with very rude an impatient cashier. Waited at table for food. Very mediocre crawfish....More

Thank Jeffrey S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Steamboat Bills was my first stop into Lake Charles. The food was excellent and customer service was great. I recommend anyone coming to Lake Charles to make the stop here. You can't go wrong with there seafood.

Thank soulbrutha84
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I came here this past Sunday night for some good cajun food. This place is extremely popular with locals and tourists alike. Lots of people, with a line out the door. However, they run it with such precision that we were inside...More

Thank worldtravelsavy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always look forward to a great dinner here! Food is always hot, fresh, and delicious! Laid back environment makes it welcoming!

Thank Leigh H
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great seafood place. There were 16 of us in our group. We placed our orders and got seated very quickly. My food (shrimp dinner) was delivered even before I got set down. Everyone else received their food quick. Everyone enjoyed their meals. Highly...More

Thank kgf012016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Six of us met for a late lunch in this unique local restaurant. You order at a counter on entering and the food is delivered to your table. The atmosphere is unique and not fancy but it was clean. Just about everything on the menu...More

Thank Charles P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location on I10 in Lake Charles for the locals and for our visitors from out of town. The food is great and plenty of of it to select from. Fried anything if that is what your taste buds are looking for. The staff is...More

Thank hotrod-sausage-king
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I read a review on TA and decided to stop in. Had the butterfly shrimp. Delicious. The place is clean. Decor is homey. But the food and service were great.

Thank Maggie W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were in town for business and checked TripAdviser for suggestions for dinner and this place was rated #1 out of 210 restaurants!! It was great!! We had the boiled crawfish and spicy boiled shrimp with shrimp and crab gumbo!! All were off the chain!!...More

Thank Robyn G
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15 March 2017|
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Response from Sassykay | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, they dont
Timmy G
26 February 2017|
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Response from Tricia T | Reviewed this property |
I am pretty sure they are open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner.
Timmy G
26 February 2017|
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Response from Linda D | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry I do not remember their hours but if you google them I would guess you could find it.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
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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