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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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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“crawfish” (254 reviews)
“seafood” (201 reviews)
“boudin balls” (92 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
Seafood, American, Cajun & Creole, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
1004 N Lake Shore Dr, Lake Charles, LA 70601-2122
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1 - 10 of 1,205 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Loved this restaurant. Very laid back and informal. Pistoletttes were excellent. Fried shrimp were delicious. Have to order food at counter. Nice place to relax and have a great Cajun meal!

Thank 719helenc
Reviewed yesterday

The food was delicious. Try the pistolettes! We also had the soft shell crab sandwiches - yummy. The only thing I didn't like was placing my order at the counter before finding a seat. They did have staff directing folks to the next register and...More

Thank KathyM-SC
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Yum! Yum! Yum! Cajun goodness. Crawfish Etouffee is delicious. The large is almost too much to eat! Service here is fast and efficient. Highly recommend this place.

1  Thank Thomas C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The crawfish was the size of my pinky,for $6.99 a lb.The lady rang us up wrong and kept having to send random workers to take our card to the front to pay for something she told us was already included.The crawfish wasn’t very big or...More

Thank Taylor J
Reviewed 4 days ago

We loved our food. We were a little worried by the line going out the door but it moved quickly. We had the shrimp pistolettes and they melted in our mouths! I loved the boiled shrimp as well.

Thank ladyclaytie
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped at the N Lakeshore Dr location on a Sunday afternoon traveling I-10 westbound from New Orleans. First visit. Easy off and easy on to I-10. Handicapped parking in the back of the restaurant. When you enter, you are guided to one of the 3...More

Thank James L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You almost can’t pass through Lake Charles without stopping at the Steamboat Bills on Broad Street. Absolutely delicious and original. They have the best fried soft shell crab when in season. Cannot be beat anywhere else.

Thank DeJean
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate here due to TripAdvisor and it was a home run. We loved the gumbo, some good service, a nice atmosphere, easy in-and-out next to the highway, and food received quickly. The gumbo I had was really tasty and it was easy to find good...More

Thank A_and_B_from_PA
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always make this a stop when going to lake Charles the food is so good. Service was great and very clean.s

Thank Diane W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service was good, shrimp creole good except they used popcorn shrimp, shrimp tacos good with lots of popcorn shrimp. Heavy on fried dishes. Overall wife and I thought food was average. You order at the counter. Have made the I-10 trip many times and ate...More

Thank trbf15
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Blandry2013
14 March 2017|
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Response from Sassykay | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, they dont
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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.
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
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
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: 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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