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Southern Spice Restaurant and Grill

3901 Ryan St, Lake Charles, LA 70605-2817
+1 337-474-6065
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
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“liver” (2 reviews)
“rice” (5 reviews)
“beef tips” (3 reviews)
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3901 Ryan St, Lake Charles, LA 70605-2817
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Driving back from Texas frequently, on a daily basis for past weeks since hurricane, i'm really hungry at the end of a long work day, and I'm craving some "comfort food". To me that usually means a little rice and gravy to start, but that's...More

Thank dwr611
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

I cannot say enough about this restaurant! They have the best plate lunches in Lake Charles! The owners Danita and Myron will remember you and come up to you and talk to you to make sure everything is OK! They have the most wonderful girls...More

Thank sissiemcclure
Reviewed 24 June 2017

We ended our trip with breakfast here, on the recommendation of a resident. My husband had the breakfast special, I had the western omelet and my daughter had gravy biscuits and potatoes. The servings were robust and the food was delicious! The service was great...More

1  Thank KathyM-SC
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Got food fairly quickly. I ordered the oyster plate, and the menu states you receive "10-12" oysters--I got 9 but it was not a deal breaker. They were small but flavored fine. I also ordered the stuffed shrimp appetizer. They were over seasoned for my...More

1  Thank tresbeni
Reviewed 15 June 2017

I had the daily special that included pork roast with rice and gravy, yams, beans, cornbread and chocolate cake with chocolate icing. I have eaten here many times and it has never disappointed me. Great service in addition to great food.

Thank RebeccaB80
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Although it is the only diner I have ever been in that has a fireplace in the middle of the room. Classic good hearty breakfast: eggs - sausage - grits - toast - pancakes - black coffee. The coffee was diner coffee but it was...More

Thank cgny1fwd
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Staying overnight in LC and we wanted some really good gumbo. We had forgotten the previous restaurant's name where we had some superb gumbo during our last trip, so we took the hotel desk's advice and went to Southern Spice. It is a fairly large...More

Thank lonestarlizard
Reviewed 22 May 2017

My husband and I enjoyed a quick bite here the other night. Everything was so fresh and tasty. The veggie soup is the bomb.com. My husband ordered the hamburger steak. It looked amazing! He said it was very good.

Thank logansmom98
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Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent restaurant, good comfort foods, plate lunches and daily specials, great staff, very friendly

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Reviewed 16 February 2017

For a Saturday morning breakfast, it is one of the best you can get in town. Breakfast is very good. Lunch and dinner are okay. Sometimes the food is not seasoned very well but easy fix. Overall usually a wait to be seated during peak...More

Thank YoBob536
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21 May 2016|
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Response from Ken R | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry, but I have never tasted of coffee and YES, I live in Southwest Louisiana.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3901 Ryan St, Lake Charles, LA 70605-2817
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lake Charles
  • Phone Number: +1 337-474-6065
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