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Darrell's

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119 W College St, Lake Charles, LA 70605-1623
337-474-3651
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 174
    Excellent
  • 72
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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I love Darrels. They have the best surf and turf sandwich. The sandwich has shrimp and roast beef on a freshly made bun. Also I love the brisket sandwich.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Erica B
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Houston,TX
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Was advised by the hotel to go to Darrell's for take out on Super Bowl night. Private party ! The door was open, lights were on, no sign posted that there was a private party. VERY RUDE greeting as I entered the door, almost to the point that I begin to fear for my well being. Was meet by two... More 

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Thank gcoastfisherman
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I love Darrels. They have the best surf and turf sandwich. The sandwich has shrimp and roast beef on a freshly made bun. Also I love the brisket sandwich.

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Thank Erica B
Lake Charles, Louisiana
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Crowded at lunchtime, may have to hunt or wait on a table but well worth it. Roast beef with a horseradish type sauce. Wish they had fries, but that's ok. Wear short sleeves. They are good an messy!

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Thank Jay K
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Darrell's special and the surf and turf is our 2 favorite sandwiches. Friendly staff. They get pretty packed but we'll worth the wait.

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Thank Nancy D
Houston, Texas
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74 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband got the shrimp poboy and said the shrimp weren't seasoned and the sandwich was boring. I got the ham and turkey with cheese poboy, it was warm and tasted fine. Will not return, we weren't impressed.

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Thank texastravels4
Lake Charles, Louisiana
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There is nothing on the menu that will disappoint. Perfect place to watch a game and eat good food. Our out of town guest always love going here.

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Thank Jillian N
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome! The place for poboys. Now make sure you come hungry. Easy access off the freeway. I recommend Darrells special. Get ready to roll your sleeves up and dive into the this poboy extra sauce and enough jalapeño mayo. Enjoy!!

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Thank Rsox28
Houston, Texas, United States
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48 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Within minutes of the two casinos, this sports bar, with 8 TVs offer subs and full bar for 50% of the cost in the casinos. The menu is very limited, but if you are in the mood for a BIG submarine sandwich, this place works. I had the Darrell special, with roast beef, ham, turkey and jalapeno mayo, and enjoyed... More 

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Thank Gregg S
Willis, Texas
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

This is a must stop if you are in the Lake Charles area. Get there early or you will be waiting on a table. Their Po-Boys are the tops. I've had the Turkey and the Roast a Beef and have not been disappointed. Service is quick and friendly. Don't skip this place!

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Thank Jeff R
San Antonio, Texas
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327 reviews
233 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016 via mobile

We would have driven right by this place if we hadn't read such rave reviews of this place. So while on our way to Florida, we took a ten minute detour and found our way here. Luckily we hit the parking lot around 11am. It was already pretty much full, as was the restaurant. By 11:15am it was completely full.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 119 W College St, Lake Charles, LA 70605-1623
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lake Charles
  • Phone Number: 337-474-3651

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?