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Steamboat Bill's

732 S Martin Luther King Hwy, Lake Charles, LA 70601-3738
+1 337-494-1700
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“crawfish” (43 reviews)
“seafood” (28 reviews)
“boudin balls” (13 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 - 21:00All hours
American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole
€€ - €€€
732 S Martin Luther King Hwy, Lake Charles, LA 70601-3738
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and family always eat here everytime we are in town. The shrimp and catfish are always cook to perfection. The wait staff is always on top of things. Can't wait until we come back in town.

Thank LTCliff
Reviewed 29 November 2017

When in Lake Charles, who doesn't want to stop at Steamboat Bill's? Its well-known, well-located just off I-10, and seafood, seafood, seafood. If you like it fried, this is your place. If not, it's challenging. The shrimp po-boy was great, with lots of shrimp (yes,...More

Thank Txtrigeek
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Came last year for the first time and had to come again since we were in the area. It is very good and I will continue to stop every chance I get

Thank David D
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

There is a reason this place is #1 in Southwest Louisiana! So good! Atchaflaya Fish dinner with the fish on the side super good! Shrimp gumbo was good too. And those rolls are unmatched! It's worth the stop!

Thank Terri S
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I found this place on accident and I thoroughly enjoyed it. I ordered a shrimp Poboy and it was sooo stuffed that it took me two days to finish it.... Delicious...!

Thank TexasAD
Reviewed 21 August 2017

I've always noticed an over-full parking lot at Steamboat Bill's when driving by on I-10. Now I know why. It's where the "locals" eat for good reason. The food is excellent. While not a fancy place from the outside.....or for that matter the inside (still...More

1  Thank MrDo
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Good variety to choose from, price wasn't bad for the amount of food you get . Worth stopping again!

Thank ThrivingDaisy
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This was the easiest restaurant for me to get to after an extremely long day. Reviews weren't bad so I gave it a try. I just made the mistake of getting a small fried seafood platter, rather than watching what the local customers were ordering....More

1  Thank JohnCMS
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

We were recommended this restaurant by a local who said we had to try a pistolette. Amazing appetizer. You order and pay before you are seated. This actually makes it more efficient and it was great for our young kids. The food was delicious and...More

1  Thank mnicowill
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Went here because the reviews were good - but was disappointed. It's not bad at all, it's just average seafood. It does have a fun vibe but the tables are set so it is crowded, you order at the counter and then you are lucky...More

1  Thank Diedre C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, 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: 732 S Martin Luther King Hwy, Lake Charles, LA 70601-3738
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lake Charles
  • Phone Number: +1 337-494-1700
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