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1004 Lakeshore Drive, Lake Charles, LA 70601
(337) 494-1070
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Ranked #5 of 218 Restaurants in Lake Charles
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Thu 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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English first
Alvin, Texas
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

We recently stopped in at Steamboat Bill's after driving by it on our many trips to Lake Charles. We were immediately greeted by a friendly gal and were made to feel welcomed right away. The food was delicious, however the service takes the cake!! Our waitress was amazing. We wish we could have the quality of service we received here... More 

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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445 reviews 445 reviews
239 restaurant reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 via mobile

I stopped here for the second time this holiday the as the food was so good and again the food was excellent as was the service if i am ever in lake charles this would be my first choice

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 via mobile

stopped here for lunch on recommendation from a friend, so glad we did. Food was hot, fresh and delicious. Since it was our first visit, we needed a little guidance and staff could not have been more patient, helpful and friendly. We just wish we lived closer so we could eat there more often!

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Conroe, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

I like the freshness of the food. I don't like ordering at counter, would rather have table service.

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Houston, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

This is a stop that should be on everyone's list if you are on I-10 and are passing by. Make sure your time your visit around lunch or dinner. We had the shrimp as the crawfish were not in season yet. They were crunchy and huge. The fries were good but if I were you I would skip the fries... More 

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Kerrville, TX
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We saw a sign on the road going home and stopped in. Well they let you order one or two of things or by the whole dinner. It is a very well thought out menu. They are busy and have a varied menu, One would have to eat there many times to try all the food., I want to go... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Seafood was fresh and well prepared, but the staff is what sets this place apart. You place your order before being seated. There were several items on the menu that we had never tried, but thought we knew what we wanted. The greeter asked if we had any questions, we said no. He asked if we knew what boudin balls... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015 via mobile

Great Place to eat. Friendly staff and large dining area. It's cafeteria style seating. Wholesale seafood available in pounds. Enjoyed the etoufee very much.

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Louisiana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

If you like fried seafood, boiled crayfish, or typical south Louisisna food you will like it here. Not fancy and not cheap, but always the same good food.

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Texas
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50 reviews 50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We were driving back from NOLA on a very rainy day. Our son-in-law had mentioned this place as a good stop. We decided to give it a try. Glad we did. When you walk in the door you're greeted & given a menu. You order your food at the counter & then are seated. It didn't take long to get... More 

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Additional Information about Steamboat Bill's

Address: 1004 Lakeshore Drive, Lake Charles, LA 70601
Phone Number: (337) 494-1070
Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lake Charles
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 10:30 am - 10:00 pm

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