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1004 Lakeshore Drive, Lake Charles, LA 70601
(337) 494-1070
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Today
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night

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  • 290
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  • 169
    Very good
  • 52
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 11
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
fun family oreinted restraunt

great food, great atmosphere, loved baseball trading pins they had displayed!! Wait staff really good, cleanliness of restaurant was great, and fast service!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2015
Sierra A
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Pasadena, Texas
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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Pasadena, Texas
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 NEW

great food, great atmosphere, loved baseball trading pins they had displayed!! Wait staff really good, cleanliness of restaurant was great, and fast service!!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

We have eaten several times at Steamboat Bills over the years. The food is pretty good. Some dishes are better than others, but overall, we always have had a good experience when dining there whether with family or friends.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW via mobile

The red beans and rice was awesome! The boudin balls were great and the pistolettes were unbelievable. Also, I can't recommend the banana pudding enough. I will definitely stop here each time I pass through Lake Charles.

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Mission, Texas
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Excellent restaurant to eat oysters and fish. We saw someone eating a fine looking dish and will try it next time we pass by.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

I had the Chicken and sausage gumbo. The seasoning was excellent. I came with a roll that was warm, sweet and delicious. My wife order the boiled shrimp. She wanted a 1/2 pound but I ordered 3/4. Good thing as once I tasted it I stole my share. The servers were very helpful and always there to assist. The only... More 

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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

It's popular and why not? Some world class fried seafood in generous portions, quickly and expertly served. Not fancy, but authentic.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

Traveling to Beaumont on Interstate 10 and saw this place. We had heard about it from friends but never stopped. Wow! Had to have traffic control to help you park. This is where Locals eat. They can handle a crowd and although it was crowded. (It was noon) we were served quickly. Food was so good. My husband and I... More 

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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Fish and Shrimp, an unbeatable combination. Good atmosphere and Crawfish season well, just like you like them.

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Lake Charles, Louisiana
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Great food, family friendly and very fast service. A large variety of seafood. Many noisy, happy people eating and visiting in a large dining area. Our go to place in our Hometown..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I am a displaced Louisianan, now living in New Mexico. I com e to Lake Charles to visit my son and head to Bill's as soon as I can. If crawfish is in season I have at least 3 lbs of them to satisfy my cravings. They are fresh, spicy and delicious. If not in season, I start with gheir... 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1004 Lakeshore Drive, Lake Charles, LA 70601
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lake Charles
  • Phone Number: (337) 494-1070

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?