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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%
Travellers talk about
“crawfish” (229 reviews)
“seafood” (178 reviews)
“boudin balls” (75 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 - 22:00All hours
Seafood, American, Cajun & Creole
€€ - €€€
1004 N Lake Shore Dr, Lake Charles, LA 70601-2122
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is the place we bring out of town guest and family. Nothing fancy, but the best seafood. The crawfish, fried fish, shrimp, boudin balls, and crawfish pistolettes are all delicious. Our favorite is the house potato--loaded potato with shrimp etouffee and fried shrimp on...More

Thank Gwen A
Reviewed 3 days ago

Yummy Cajun food for these south Texans! We had the boudin balls which were huge and tasty, the girls ate the fried crawfish and they loved it, we ordered the Red beans and rice with sausage and it was good but kinda spicy and finally...More

1  Thank Caressa V
Reviewed 4 days ago

At first it was very confusing - no one told us you ordered food at the counter so we ended up waiting for service until someone finally told us what to do. There were 4 orders: the crawfish ettouffe and shrimp ettouffe received rave reviews....More

Thank Jean B
Reviewed 5 days ago

The location we visited seemed pretty old, not sure if the others are more updated. Didn't bother me though, just an observation. We barely got our drinks and settled in and our food was ready! It was great, loved the bread my crawfish po-boy came...More

Thank Shirley D
Reviewed 6 days ago

A quality place where both locals and tourists stop in for authentic Cajun cooking. Almost all the dishes are seasoned quite well. You'll hardly ever miss stopping here. Definitely recommended.

Thank KingFish00
Reviewed 1 week ago

AMAZING! I have always wanted a nice spicy Cajun food experience and this was the only place to ever do that! The lady who greeted us was very sweet and friendly we took our time looking at the menu and never felt rushed. If you...More

Thank Ashly V
Reviewed 1 week ago

A group of friends and I dropped in on our way home from spending the night and day in Lake Charles. Neither of us had ever been to Steamboat bills so we were all able to sample different menu options. I ended up with Medium...More

1  Thank Diana C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Right off of I-10. Consistently good seafood. Affordable; not fancy. Good for the whole family. Try the boudin balls, pistolettes, and even the Louisiana rolls are unique.

Thank Regina M
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for great crawfish, look no further than Steamboat Bill's, they are always clean, well seasoned and big. The rest of their menu is just as good but it is hard to find nice size crawfish that are clean

Thank Wrain
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been going to this restaurant for a number of years and it never fails to deliver. Not only are the shrimps the best, but so are their rolls. So yummy.

Thank IxchelLufkin_TX
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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
Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you have gluten-free options?
14 March 2017|
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Response from Sassykay | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, they dont
Timmy G
What are the days that they are open and what are the hours.thanks
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
What are the days that they are open and what are the hours.thanks
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
Brunch, 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, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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