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Darrell's

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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, Late Night

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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
Always Good

They understand the concept of having a limited menu and doing it right. Excellent food and reasonable prices. Have eaten there over twenty years, but can only eat the small. Killer bread and plenty of meat.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

They understand the concept of having a limited menu and doing it right. Excellent food and reasonable prices. Have eaten there over twenty years, but can only eat the small. Killer bread and plenty of meat.

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Baton Rouge
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Had the Darrell's Special and it was. Really one of the best sandwiches I have ever had. Bread was awesome as well. Simple menu well executed, everything that you have heard is true. What a New Orleans roast beef poboy should taste like!

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

This is where locals eat. Very fast service. Reasonable price. Very good food. Fried Boudan balls were incredible. First time there but I will definitely go back.

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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Best Poboy in Lake Charles maybe the best in the state of Lousiana and also watch your favorite sports on big screen TVs is more a bar that serves only the best Poboy's ever

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Sulphur, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I had forgotten how good the Darrell's Special is. A great buy at $9.99 for a full size po-boy. Plenty to share with another person. It is a bar/grill and does get busy with many locals.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

I stopped at Darrell's based on the TripAdvisor rating. I am from Byram, MS. Man, this place was great. Good food and my waiter was very nice and took the time explain each sandwich on the menu. I had the Darrell which was very good. Messy sandwiches are always the best to eat. I'll be back!

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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Darrell's has the best sandwiches/poboys around. Love their roast beef. It's juicy and the taste is out of this world. It's a treat to eat there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The Darrell special is aaamazing! Great cajun taste. Get there early for lunch b/c it is a hopping place.

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Edgewater, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I'm not from LA, so I'm no authority on po-boys, but I ordered the "special" and was very happy. The staff was very friendly and I would definitely recommend the place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I went in and ordered to go. Very friendly and prompt. Kind of slow to refill drinks while waiting. Cool atmosphere...great poboys! Try the Darrell's special, and the shrimp is the best!

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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

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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
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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