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Darrell's

119 W College St, Lake Charles, LA 70605-1623
337-474-3651
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Ranked #2 of 209 restaurants in Lake Charles
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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English first
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 NEW

Surf and turf. Oooooh yes I do drive 6 hours to get one of these and one to go. Hams down the best frigging sandwich on This earth! !#!!# Life is too short, get there eat one, release the belt, enjoy the moment it goes to fast.

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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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54 reviews 54 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We were hungry for a good sandwich and found just that at Darrell's. This is the sandwich/bar location in Lake Charles, not bad with a beer either. They have a great selection from roast beef to ham orca combination called the Darrell's Special. Try their homemade dressing made with jalapena's which gives it a little bite and by the way... More

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Louisiana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

You will find on of the best po-boys in Lake Charles here. The "Darrell's Special" is the one to get. Make sure that you aren't wearing good clothes, because you will most likely end up wearing some of this juicy, messy bundle of goodness!

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louisiana
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

My ideal lunch consists of a large Darrell's turkey po-boy followed by a nap. This is a serious sandwich not to be trifled with. The bread is crusty, flaky, and buttery. The turkey is smoky and juicy, and it tastes like it came from an actual turkey. Darrell's serves their po-boys with three slices of cheese: American, Swiss, and provolone.... More

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Austin, Texas
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29 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We were just passing through Lake Charles, looking for a casual lunch with local flavor. Thank you trip advisor! While Luna bar and Grill looked great, we weren't dressed for it. Poboys sounded perfect since we were in Louisiana. The atmosphere was casual as could be, packed on Saturday afternoon. Kinda sports bar-ish, but very large and family oriented. There... More

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Houston, TX
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14 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

More like a family-friendly bar than a restaurant, Darrell's serves up about six varieties of poboys and bags of chips. Nothing else. But people flock here because they've perfected the poboy. The most delectable, buttery bread is filled with nice portions of meat or shrimp. (The shrimp is sautéed in butter, not fried.). There are TV's over the bar and... More

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Jacksonville, North Carolina
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I've been coming here since I could remember its always has been amazing. I've a bad server before, but tge food was always great!! I love darrell and will continue to come here.

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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

I always get the shrimp with jalapeño mayo. It's a cheesy buttery mess and so worth every penny and calorie. I didn't know til yesterday but kids can also enjoy the po-boys in their smoke free environment plus my daughter loved playing the touch screen juke box.

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Menu is only 4 poboys and thats all you need. The turkey po boy with the jalapeno mayo hits the spot every time.

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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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64 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 via mobile

I have only had drive thru service/food here. It's a bar basically that serves a "wow" sandwich/poboy. All sandwiches are fabulous on toasted loaves. The special is loaded with turkey, roast beef, ham & dripping gravy!- add jalapeño mayo---it's the bomb! Call in an order to go & drive thru to pick it up! But call early for lunch or... More

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