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Darrell's

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Sandwiches, Delicatessen
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119 W College St, Lake Charles, LA 70605-1623
337-474-3651
Today
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • 129
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  • 59
    Very good
  • 10
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  • 7
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  • 1
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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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If you're visiting LC or just passing through, you must make a stop at Darrell's! It's a local favorite. The Special is sooo yummy...especially with jalapeno mayo!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

If you're visiting LC or just passing through, you must make a stop at Darrell's! It's a local favorite. The Special is sooo yummy...especially with jalapeno mayo!

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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

DARRELL' has the best shrimp Po-boy's. The waiters were very friendly the service earned an A+ from me.

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Orlando
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Darrell's is a local favorite for good reason -- the food is great, service is fast and friendly and the atmosphere is laid back. It's a can't miss stop in Lake Charles.

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Cypress, Texas
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

My wife & I stopped while on a recent road trip & this was a relaxing place for a quick lunch with great food and great service.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 via mobile

We are in route to New Orleans from Houston and wanted a great shrimp po-boy - read these reviews and came 15 min off I10- not worth it! Shrimp on po-boy are baby shrimp not even fried- gummy- the bread is good and the mayo but shrimp not so much. It took an hour and a half to get our... More 

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GrOves,TX
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 483 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Went for lunch while in town after reading all the reviews, and it didn't disappoint. The sandwiches were great. Menu not that big but no need for a large menu when you do it right. It was at 12 noon so place was busy but service was good and food came out quick. Can't wait to go back again to... More 

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San Antonio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Went for lunch based on the reviews and we had great po boy sandwiches. Obviously a favorite of the locals, as there was a steady stream of customers. Roast beef po boy was especially good. Bread was very good. Beer and mixed drinks available. Make sure you have lots of napkins!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

I have lived in Louisiana for almost 11 years and have tried the culinary staple, The Po Boy, many of times. This was hands down the best! The Darrell's special was easily the best choice on the menu. The sandwich comprised the standard meat trinity of ham, turkey, and roast beef. This was all fused together with your choice of... More 

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Conroe Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015 via mobile

Great local hangout - amazing Darrells special sandwich - everything including the kitchen sink lol! Great bread great insides as well - menu is limited to just a couple of appetizers (did I mention the cheese bread mmmm good) 6 or 7 sandwiches and that's it - a sports bar with a great sandwich - service was great - I'll... More 

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Louisiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015 via mobile

Upon arrival I was second guessing our decision. There is a sign outside no loitering and no profanity. There were about 5 college age people chatting outside the main entrance. We went in and just stood there finally interrupt the guy at cash register to ask about being sat. He flung his hand and sat sit anywhere. So we did.... More 

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Additional Information about Darrell's

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

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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: Sandwiches, Delicatessen
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?