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American, Bar, Pub
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119 W College St, Lake Charles, LA 70605-1623
+1 337-474-3651
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We usually eat at an off hour to avoid the crowds. Service was fast and effecient. Sandwich was delicious but spicy.

Thank Anita M
Mobile, Alabama
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time to Darrell's, the sandwich was great and the waitress was very friendly. I'll for sure be going back.

Thank rick3446
Iowa, Louisiana
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been in Togiak, Alaska for the last 5 months and came home for Christmas. My son and I were going to MSU basketball game. We stopped in and split a Darrell's Special. WOW, just WOW! I've missed this SO MUCH! It was so good!

Thank Lee Ann V
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26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Second Best Po-Boys in Lake Charles only after Cousin's! Service is good but the place tends to be messy!! It switches to a cool pub in the evenings!!

Thank Marwan B
Bell City, La
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you're looking for Louisiana's finest poboys, look no further. I've eaten several different poboys but by far, the best is the Darrell's special. Grab a beer, eat some good food and enjoy the atmosphere. You won't be disappointed.

Thank sissyjeans
Houston, Texas
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93 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Darrell's today for lunch. It was about noon and it was pouring outside. We were surprised to find Darrell's so busy and full of people on a chilly, dreary day. Apparently, this place is always this busy. It was packed. We ordered the Darrell's special and the turkey sandwiches. Both were terrific but the Darrell's was amazing! I... More 

Thank luv2snorkel0524
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4 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The biggest bested lunch ever. Visiting from U.K. We loved it. Busy places are always the best. Their enormous sandwiches are nothing like we ever ate anywhere in all of Europe. Fantastic Go to eat there if you are in Lake Charles

Thank Colette M
Atlanta, Georgia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I stopped to have lunch here enroute from Houston to Atlanta. The PoBoys were served with raw, unclean shrimp loaded with mayo. I had the stale PBJ sandwich. The service was terrible and we wasted $25. Don't be misled by the phony reviews.

Thank CEW720
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2016 via mobile

I have been eating Darrell's famous sandwiches for over 20 year. The last few times I've ordered the BBQ brisket sandwich that I always order, I've noticed that the sandwich consist of Roast beef that of course is not barbecued, but simply has BBQ sauce on the sandwich. If you're going to put a BBQ brisket sandwich on your menu.... More 

Thank Terry W
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016 via mobile

Sandwich was marvelous. Had the special and a barbecue sandwich. Both were great especially the Darrells special!

1 Thank Carol O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 119 W College St, Lake Charles, LA 70605-1623
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lake Charles
  • Phone Number: +1 337-474-3651

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?