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119 W College St, Lake Charles, LA 70605-1623
+1 337-474-3651
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“roast beef” (48 reviews)
“surf and turf” (42 reviews)
“po boy” (90 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
119 W College St, Lake Charles, LA 70605-1623
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is unassuming. It does not look special. The menu is limited, and I started to question the wisdom of eating here on our way through Lake Charles. Don’t be like me. We had a surf n turf, a bbq, and a special. Holy...More

Thank Kat M
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for the best po-boy in Louisiana, this is the place to go! All they make is Po-boys and they are AWESOME! I had the surf & turf, which has roast beef and grilled shrimp smothered in a beefy/buttery gravy. Talk about...More

Thank PamRoad
Reviewed 1 week ago

Staying the winter in Galveston we decided to go to Lake Charles for a little gambling. Looked at places to eat and wanted a po'boy. Stopped at Darrell's due to the reviews and was not disappointed! THE BEST!! Fast forward a couple of months and...More

Thank LynneB13136
Reviewed 1 week ago

Get to Darrell’s as fast as you can and order the Surf ‘n’ Turf po-boy. It’s a combination of roast beef and sautéed shrimp, in a buttery gravy that soaks through the delicious French bread. No sandwich will ever taste better! You won’t believe what...More

Thank HappyPenny
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had the Darrell's Special with jalapeno mayo....probably the best sandwich/po-boy we've ever eaten! Definitely will be back!

Thank Bobby N B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I want a Darrell’s by my house. It was so great!! The staff was amazing!! It was just a great experience all around. If I come back to lake Charles I’ll defiantly want to eat here!! I had the shrimp 6” with jalapeño mayo.... it...More

Thank Brittany R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the best sandwich restaurants anywhere! Friendly and courteous servers! A local favorite which tells you ALL that you need to know. All of the sandwiches are fresh and all ingredients are tasty! Our server, Tiffany, who is originally from Alabama possessed all of...More

Thank W L P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best poboy’s I’ve ever had. I got the whole surf and turf poboy with the jalapeño mayo. It was different than any one I had eaten before and was very fulfiling.you need to be hungry to eat it all. My wife got...More

Thank Timmy G
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

It’s not going to blow you away with ambiance or service but the Darrell’s Special is as good as advertised. Make sure to get it with the jalapeños mayo. I actually like the grilled shrimp poboy just as much. It would be cool if you...More

Thank Olives18
Reviewed 7 March 2018

All I can say is get the Darrell's special... Unbelievably good!! the cheese bread appetizer is awesome with the gravy dip!!!

Thank James S
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Timmy G
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Response from rick3446 | Reviewed this property |
11AM-10pm every day and till 11pm Fri and Sat. Closed Sundays
Timmy G
26 February 2017|
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Response from Chris H | Reviewed this property |
Monday thru Thursday - 11-10 pm Friday thru Saturday - 11-11 pm Sunday - Closed
27 October 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 119 W College St, Lake Charles, LA 70605-1623
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lake Charles
  • Phone Number: +1 337-474-3651
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