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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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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“crawfish” (236 reviews)
“seafood” (184 reviews)
“boudin balls” (81 reviews)
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1004 N Lake Shore Dr, Lake Charles, LA 70601-2122
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

On a road trip thru Louisiana and stopped here. So glad we did! Stuffed shrimp and fried seafood was good and lots of it, and the Shrimp etouffee was absolutely Devine. A must have!

Thank Ginny J
Reviewed 4 days ago

We were in town for some gambling at the Golden Nugget and decided to give this place a try for dinner. My husband ordered the seafood platter and I had the fired shrimp, we shared boudain balls. My fried shrimp were ok but the coleslaw...More

Thank Kristeeleigh
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had heard of this place from a friend. Being minutes from the Golden Nugget we decided to try it it. Wow did we make the right choice. On entry a greeter hands you a menu. Make your choices and order at the counter. Find...More

Thank Brian G
Reviewed 5 days ago

Have been to Steamboat Bill's several times. Great location, food, and service. One of the things I like best, you can try a lot of different things because you can order just one boudin ball, one pistolette, small sizes of gumbo, red beans & rice,...More

Thank tex4211
Reviewed 6 days ago

Enter the doors to this unique eatery and you will be met with the friendliest and most accommodating people in this part of the country. The menu is Front to Back filled with mouthwatering delights prepared with love and Cajun expertise that will have you...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife wants to eat crawfish weekly went they are in season. We can always count on them having them and they will be good.

Thank Tab F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Eat at Steamboat Bill's. Every chance you have. I have been hitting this place for over 10 years, I plan my travel so I pass it at lunch or dinner. Everything on the menu is good. Not expensive so stop and enjoy. Their downtown location...More

Thank Doug L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always great food & service. Try the popcorn shrimp and gumbo. Gets a little crowded in the evening but worth the wait.

Thank CajunBs
Reviewed 1 week ago

If You are in Lake Charles,LA and you are looking for some really good food, you might want to find one of Steamboat Bill's two locations. I promise you that you will enjoy every bit. When my family come to visit me and I bring...More

Thank J6736ROronaldr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The absolute best Swamp Fries and boudin balls in the Lake Area. Do yourself a favor and try the jalapeño ranch dipping sauce with the boudin balls,you will not be disappointed.

Thank Vee426
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Nearby Attractions
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1.59 km away
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.13 km away
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.17 km away
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.42 km away
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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
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
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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