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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” (243 reviews)
“seafood” (192 reviews)
“boudin balls” (85 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 - 21:00All hours
Seafood, American, Cajun & Creole
€€ - €€€
1004 N Lake Shore Dr, Lake Charles, LA 70601-2122
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Steamboat Bill’s has the best boiled crawfish available in a restaurant! The crawfish are clean and well seasoned, and they come out fast! The staff is friendly and the atmosphere is very casual. The restaurant is always crowded but the tables turn over quickly so...More

Thank HikerChick6
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great Cajun food at very reasonable prices. Loved it! I had the boudin ball, crawfish etouffe, red beans and rice, and crawfish pistolet and everything was delicious. Will definitely be back next time we pass through town!

Thank Jason O
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great spot visited on a local recommendation. Convenient on I-10 westbound in Lake Charles. We were very happy with our meal, the atmosphere and value. Really great boiled shrimp and the boudain balls were fantastic. Menu has something for everyone as long as you like...More

Thank yelocrab
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is One of Our Favorite Places To Eat ! The Food is Always Fresh and Delicious ! Best Restaurant For Crawfish Dishes and Fried Shrimp & Catfish . We Never Get Tired of Eating Here .

Thank jmg1951
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

5 stars! Crawfish pistolette and boudin ball appetizers are excellent. Very large gulf shrimp was fresh! Crawfish poboy was tasty too. Service was excellent and fast. We will try the location in Pearland next time to see if it compares.

Thank Alisha B
Reviewed 1 week ago

A good local place to eat. I had the butterflied fried shrimp and they were large and tasty. The sides were ample. The staff is friendly and efficient. Seating on a Sunday after church was adequate but a bit tight. This is a walk in...More

Thank YLa25
Reviewed 1 week ago

A local favorite seafood restaurant for years. This place is always filled with people, usually those traveling down I-10 wanting a taste of some good Louisiana food. They have great crawfish when in season and a variety of cajun seafood dishes that are sure to...More

Thank YoBob536
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great fish tacos and pistolets. Nice lunch spot. The boiled seafood smelled great too It is a bit rustic and not fancy at all

Thank Gracielulu1213
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were on route from Houston to New Orleans and our daughter researched and planned a Lunch stop at Steam Boat Bill’s. Its not on the Freeway but easy to get too once you have turned off (we were traveling East and the Restaurant is...More

Thank Crabro
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped her on our way to New Orleans from Houston! The welcome was friendly, the service brilliant and the food was amazing! We were a bit overwhelmed by the menu because it was so different from what we’re used to, but the staff explained...More

Thank Leah-estelle
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Nearby Attractions
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.17 km away
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1.52 km away
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14 March 2017|
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Response from Sassykay | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, they dont
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.
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
  • Value
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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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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