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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%
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“seafood” (186 reviews)
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Seafood, American, Cajun & Creole
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1004 N Lake Shore Dr, Lake Charles, LA 70601-2122
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We have passed this place so many times, since my hometown is Orange, TX and we frequently travel to see my Mom from our home in Tennessee. We usually time it to stop at another restaurant on the way, but this time our timing was...More

Thank lauryij
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

There is a sink for cleaning up just inside the back door. This should give you a good idea that the favorite utensils here are fingers. Lots of fish dishes here. We had crawfish, oysters and catfish. The nonfish eaters can snag good fried chicken...More

Thank KLake
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Stopped here with a business associate for dinner. Catch of the day was butterfly shrimp. It was delicious. Fried to perfection but not at all greasy. This is a terrific place to eat and I'll stop here again.

Thank Dale P
Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't eat much fried food but I will eat the fried platters here. Had a platter with fish, stuffed shrimp, fried shrimp and stuffed crab. Excellent food and fresh. The clerk can be abrasive taking your order if you hesitate ordering.

Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Steamboat Bill's never disappoints. The food is always good, the beer's cold, and it's very reasonably priced especially for seafood.

Thank Dustin S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife ordered the crawfish pistollette ( crawfish etouffe in Louisiana roll) which was very local and tasty. Her fish tacos were good too. I went basic with some butterfly shrimp that were tasty with nice batter and texture. Son's shrimp po-boy disappeared fast.

Thank Wayne K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very disappointed that ALL of the food served is fried. The service was friendly but would of liked a choice of non fried food.

Thank bichonlver
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best Seafood in the Lake Charles area. There are 2 with this name. The one off of IH 10 is the best for selection and taste. If you love Seafood you will love this place.

Thank Rick M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful table, the waiters were very nice and quick to serve us. I am handicapped so they made it very comfortable for me.

Thank gcduhon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and service. Prices are cheap but the seafood is amazing. A nice atmosphere. May be a wait but well worth it.

Thank Pershelle C
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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, Brunch, 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, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
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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