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American, Bar, Pub
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119 W College St, Lake Charles, LA 70605-1623
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We moved away from Lake Charles after Hurricane Rita, and I mist say that every time I travel back to Lake Charles I must stop and get a Darrell's special. It is literally the best sandwich I have ever had and have never found a sandwich that is comparable to this one. When traveling to LC, do not miss a... More 

Thank Jennifer W
Lake Charles, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I has a sports bar atmosphere. Casual dress where you can roll your sleeves up and lick your fingers and no one would even notice. It has a Bar for your beer pleasure and people who love to congregate and talk about sports and anything you want to talk about. Just a good people atmosphere.

Thank Ervin P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The BBQ PoBoy is amazing. The bread is unlike any other and provides the perfect balance to the tangy barbecued beef brisket.

Thank Irene V
League City, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We travel frequently between TX & NC. Never stopped @ Darrell's. Shame on us. Dynamite sandwiches (even the small is huge), great service, very clean. Well worth short detour off I-10. Will be back next trip.

Thank MKC53
Lake Arthur, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you haven't been to Darrell's yet you have to try the Darrell's special! New Orleans style poboy with turkey, ham, and roast beef. Smothered in gravy it's delicious. Not much of a menu selection but who needs it when you'll just keep ordering the same thing anyway.

Thank KELLI c
Mobile, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great little place to eat. Sandwich was incredible, full of flavor and the pickle was a added treat.

Thank Clint T
Moss Bluff, Louisiana
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The darrells special is the best sandwich i have ever had. Don't forget that your pickle is wrapped up in the foil around the sandwich.

Thank devall
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7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Laid back, great food, great service! It's everything I was looking for when I came to Lake Charles! I had the turkey the first visit, but loved it so much came back the same week and had the Darrells special! Oh my what a surprise.... I was so full but it was so good I had to finish! It's a... More 

Thank Tiffany J
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Darrell's sandwiches are great. The place is always crowded during lunch time. They have a bar that serves beers and liquor. TV are all around the wall.

Thank Tin T
Jackson, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was in town for business and was recommended Darrell's by a couple of co-workers. Had the shrimp and it was great. Come back a second time and had the Darrell's special. Hands down one of the best sandwiches I've ever eaten. Their jalapeño mayonnaise is on point. I recommend to anyone going through Lake Charles. Also, real easy to... More 

Thank Gerald R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Bar scene
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: 337-474-3651

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?