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Steamboat Bill's

1004 N Lake Shore Dr, Lake Charles, LA 70601-2122
+1 337-494-1070
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“crawfish” (232 reviews)
“seafood” (180 reviews)
“boudin balls” (77 reviews)
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Seafood, American, Cajun & Creole
$$ - $$$
1004 N Lake Shore Dr, Lake Charles, LA 70601-2122
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241 - 250 of 1,089 reviews

Reviewed August 10, 2016

Steamboat Bill's is a staple in Lake Charles. If you want authentic, wonderful Louisiana cuisine.....you must not miss a visit here! Good food, wonderful people.

Thank Colleen S
Reviewed August 8, 2016

This area of Louisiana has an abundance of blue crabs, shrimp and a variety of fish from the Gulf of Mexico. Also thanks to farming, crawfish are usually available most of the year.This restaurant specializes in boiled seafood. However their fried seafood: catfish, froglegs, oysters,...More

Thank paul - jenny j
Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

We had po'boys, shrimp gumbo, crawfish etouffe, and a chicken baked potato, and we all left satisfied with our food. Everything was tasty and delicious!!!

Thank boogk
Reviewed August 5, 2016

Line was long but moved along quickly. Food was great but pricey. We had po boys and sweet tea, fries and slaw. Not greasy at all.

Thank Penny F
Reviewed August 5, 2016

I had the seafood platter and my son had a soft shell crab po-boy. Food was OK, but from previous reviews I expected more.

Thank neepax
Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

We had the Cajun Shrimp Penne Pasta and it was amazing! Very busy, but very fast and friendly. We will definitely be back!

Thank Ashley S
Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

This was an unexpectedly great experience. Myself and several coworkers were in from out of town and decided to try this place and it did not disappoint. Some of the best service I've ever had not barring upscale dining.

Thank jonathansN2906LV
Reviewed August 4, 2016

I had the Shrimp Etouffeé, Shrimp Pistolette, and Boudin Ball. All great! Good flavor and seemed fresh.

Thank pdebree
Reviewed August 2, 2016

Service was terrible. The boiled shrimp and crawfish was season so bad you couldn't enjoy the food. You'll see signs that the received award, they might have in the past but not any more. Went 3 times before I made this review

Thank Cynjackson
Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

Stop on trip to New Iberia, restaurant on Lake Charles by the side of the bridge. We ordered shrimp, Poboy and gumbo all fantastic and fully recommended the place excellent Louisiana cuisine.

Thank Juan E
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Nearby Attractions
Millennium Park
70 reviews
.99 miles away
Bord Du Lac Park
58 reviews
.11 miles away
Lake Charles Visitor Center
74 reviews
.08 miles away
Charpentier Historic District
35 reviews
.26 miles away
Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you have gluten-free options?
March 14, 2017|
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Response from Sassykay | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, they dont
Timmy G
What are the days that they are open and what are the hours.thanks
February 25, 2017|
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Response from Tricia T | Reviewed this property |
I am pretty sure they are open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner.
Timmy G
What are the days that they are open and what are the hours.thanks
February 25, 2017|
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Response from Linda D | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry I do not remember their hours but if you google them I would guess you could find it.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Special occasions
Open Hours
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1004 N Lake Shore Dr, Lake Charles, LA 70601-2122
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lake Charles
  • Phone Number: +1 337-494-1070
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