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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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“seafood” (205 reviews)
“shrimp” (179 reviews)
“boudin balls” (78 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 4 days ago via mobile

Just down for 1 day and wanted some sea food. Louisiana has some of the best sea food if not the best. Great Cajun seasoning. I.got a fried shrimp poboy sandwich. It was loaded with shrimp. Others at the table were eating crawfish. Everyone meal...More

1  Thank Ralph1955642
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place is amazing! Anytime we are traveling through we stop in and eat! Never disappointed! Great food, good atmosphere, and friendly/helpful staff! What more can you ask for 😁

1  Thank Victoria T
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Super food! Loved the boudin balls. We took home some gumbo for our trip home to Houston. We will definitely come again.

Thank sugargal72
Reviewed 6 days ago

To start with the atmosphere is great. They have all the Cajun classics. But my favorite is their shrimp Po Boy, I have had them all over Louisiana and they have perfected it. the bun they use is outrageous.

1  Thank rex l
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed the dinner and the atmosphere! Simple fare and great boudin balls! This was our first visit but we will return when we are in the area!

Thank Teresa R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Made a pit stop in Lake Charles and this was perfect. You order at front as you walk in and then staff show you to your table. You also have someone always passing by to check on you. Toddler friendly, very nice staff, great food!...More

Thank mrsbrittanymiller
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ordered Fried oysters and Fried shrimp and Shrimp Gumbo. Very good each time I've been there. The ordering process is a little different but works . Once you know the basic menu its easy to order. It's Acadia to the bone.

1  Thank Frank P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First off, Their boudain balls are the best I have ever had in my life!!! Several people at our table ordered crawfish........ Several of them were already missing tails, which sucked... Not a big fan of ordering at the counter and then going to sit...More

Thank Misty L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family loves this crawfish lovers heaven! Steam Boat Bill’s has a wonderful staff along with great food and a vibrant atmosphere. Whenever my wife and I get a craving for superb seafood, we rush out the door to Steam Boat Bill’s!”

1  Thank Davis W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here for dinner when we were traveling through and we were really glad we did! The experience started when we walked in the door and were greeted by a wonderful young lady who explained the menu and ordering system. The atmosphere is just...More

1  Thank Bruce K
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Estella V
22 April 2018|
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Response from Paul H | Reviewed this property |
not that I'm aware of... But the prices aren't bad either.
Nick P
27 February 2018|
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Response from Lon B | Reviewed this property |
Dear Nick, I realize that your in S. Korea and that it would be hard for you to call the restaurant. So, I called the restaurant this morning and spoke with Shanning. He confirmed that they use peanut oil in their cooking... More
15 March 2017|
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Response from kotaboy | Reviewed this property |
Actually they use cornflour which is gluten free.
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
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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