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Steamboat Bills

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732 South MLK, Lake Charles, LA 70601
+1 337-494-1700
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10:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 10:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 22:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The crap & shrimp gumbo was deliciously spicy. Very fresh & served pipping hot...perfect. the plates have a lot of food you could think about sharing😁

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of my friends recommended this place to me as a good stopping point on the way back from Baton Rouge to Houston. I ordered the chicken and sausage gumbo and greatly enjoyed it. Although it was a little salty it was filled with tons of meat and had a nice kick to it. I will most likely go back... More 

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Thank Grace C
San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not only is SBB situated across from Lake Charles but the food is phenomenal. I've had the shrimp gumbo (not spicy) the fish platter and the shrimp. It's all so good that I'm drooling now! They have a huge stuffed alligator as decor, so fitting for LA. Don't forget to take home their signature spice. I add it to everything.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I'll admit, I was slightly dubious when we drove up, but the food was FANTASTIC! Highly recommend the shrimp etouffee.

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Thank Maddie G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

went to steamboat for some see food an man let me tell u the price was right an the food was very hot an very great

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Thank Nathaniel M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped in here today with the family for lunch. The service was friendly & fast & the food portions were very large. I had a pound of the boiled shrimp which was seasoned to perfection! Others at the table ordered some different platters, all of which were just as large. Everything was very good. I would recommend this place!

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Thank Karen D
Rockford, IL
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Lots of gulf shrimp and Louisiana cooking here. All looked good so hard to choose off a long menu. Very casual place, everyone looked satisfied.

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Thank BossRino
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

I loved this place. The food and atmosphere was great. The cooks were wonderful and the service was splendid. I loved the rolls

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Thank Penny W
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

The last time I was in Lake Charles a few months back, I was pleasantly surprised by the great food at Steamboat Bill's, so I was very excited to return during my recent trip. I called in a carry out order to the MLK/Broad location on 10/4/2016, the same location I visited on my first trip. Almost immediately, I began... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

First time here, the staff was really good. Unfortunately the food was very average. We had the captains platter. The catfish was mushy, the crab and stuffed shrimp was not good. But the popcorn shrimp, fried oysters, French fries, and coleslaw was good. Beer was cold and friendly atmosphere. Better than fast food, but I would probably not go back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 21:00
Monday
10:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 21:00
Thursday
10:30 - 21:00
Friday
10:30 - 22:00
Saturday
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 732 South MLK, Lake Charles, LA 70601
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lake Charles
  • Phone Number: +1 337-494-1700

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?