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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
“seafood” (205 reviews)
“shrimp” (179 reviews)
“boudin balls” (78 reviews)
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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 1,256 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Everything was okay. The gumbo was way to salty. Boyfriend had shrimp and fries that was good. If I were to ever eat there again I know what not to get the next time.

Thank Hayley C
Reviewed 5 days ago

Superb place. Simple and a bit kitschy , but absolutely amazingly good fish of all kinds. Perfection. Fried shrimp lunch and fish tacos were both superb. Well worth stopping to eat here. The praise from all the other reviews is very well-deserved.

Thank richiehook047
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is my second stop at Steamboat Bill's and it will not be the last! I had a crawfish poboy and my husband had an oyster poboy. They are not cheap but are worth it. The service is excellent and really quick.

Thank P567
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Thanks again Trip Advisor. Another great find! Portions are huge, food is fresh and service is on point! Highly recommend!

Thank kathycalvert
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always a good stop with filling fried food. Consistently the same each time we stop on our way to Texas. Red beans and rice are excellent.

Thank jhth1234
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fun atmosphere, great fresh seafood & excellent cheesecake for dessert! Service was quick and attentive.

Thank Marlene O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was highly recommend by our friends. The food was "great! According to our friends but to me it seemed alright. They do carry that authentic Cajun flavor. That was on point. If you have never been there don't be surprised at how fast...More

Thank Zend R
Reviewed 1 week ago

enjoy most of the food there but CRAWFISH season ok, but too dirty for me. Their butterfly shrimp is the best in town!!!

Thank cnam66
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have eaten at Steamboat Bill's several times over the years and have never had a bad experience. The best crayfish etouffe in the world, you will not be disappointed by anything on the menu. I will always make it a priority to stop by...More

Thank George O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Quick stop on the drive back from TX going home. I was craving crawfish etouffee. Didn't disappoint. Also got two boudin balls. They are large so I should have gotten just one. Friendly servers. You order at counter when you first come in and meal...More

Thank 3roaming
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Estella V
22 April 2018|
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Response from MichaelFussell | Reviewed this property |
No discounts.
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Nick P
27 February 2018|
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Response from Lon B | Reviewed this property |
Dear Nick, I realize that your in S. Korea and that it would be hard for you to call the restaurant. So, I called the restaurant this morning and spoke with Shanning. He confirmed that they use peanut oil in their cooking... More
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Blandry2013
14 March 2017|
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Response from kotaboy | Reviewed this property |
Actually they use cornflour which is gluten free.
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, 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: 1004 N Lake Shore Dr, Lake Charles, LA 70601-2122
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lake Charles
  • Phone Number: +1 337-494-1070
  • E-mail
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