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119 W College St, Lake Charles, LA 70605-1623
+1 337-474-3651
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“roast beef” (51 reviews)
“surf and turf” (45 reviews)
“po boy” (92 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
119 W College St, Lake Charles, LA 70605-1623
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Reviewed today via mobile

A long, long time ago, I visited this place and have been trying to find an opportunity to go back. It happened this afternoon!!! Taking the loop south round lake Charles will get you here. The Darrell’s Special is an amazing flavorful sandwich with roast...More

Thank Codius66
Reviewed yesterday

My wife and I stop here to lunch while traveling from New Orleans to Texas. Found it looking for a place to eat on TripAdvisor and had good rating so we gave it a shot. It did not disappoint. The surf and turf PO boy...More

Thank Dennis L
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We ordered 1 poboy to split because we had our dog with us. My husband is born and raised in New Orleans, and has been eating poboys for 60 plus years. We definitely enjoyed our sandwich. I did not see an oyster poboy on the...More

Thank Donna R
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Darrel's special is wonderful, but this place is crowded and popular, so be patient. It's worth the wait.

Thank Eric L
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Darrell's Special was very good. Darrell's Special Signature sandwich made with ham, turkey, roast beef, and roast beef gravy, was outstanding. Good staff.

Thank Hippler1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't miss Darrell's. Melty poboys with gravy... can't beat them. Get the shrimp poboy, which will be unlike any other shrimp poboy you've ever had.

1  Thank Daniel K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Simply amazing poboys. The special is the best, along with the jalapeño sauce. Highly recommend. If you want your food to go, you order at the bar.

1  Thank Farsin D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Debating on place to eat. Glad we picked this one. GREAT poor boys. Homemade bread. Several choices. Surf and Turf absolutely wonderful. choice of chips and great beers. Good service!!!!!!! Pick your spirit up here!!!!!

Thank Pat S
Reviewed April 29, 2018

We ate here because friends had told us about it. Its seemed more like a bar than a restaurant and we thought the menu was at best average. It was loud. It took a while to order and get the food. When our order arrived...More

Thank trackdoc2018
Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

I was invited to Darrell’s by some friends and let me just say that even on a busy night their poboys were excellent! I got the surf and turf with jalapeño mayo and it was definitely worth it! If you’re not from here I highly...More

Thank astros1221
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Timmy G
February 25, 2017|
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Response from rick3446 | Reviewed this property |
11AM-10pm every day and till 11pm Fri and Sat. Closed Sundays
Timmy G
February 25, 2017|
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Response from Chris H | Reviewed this property |
Monday thru Thursday - 11-10 pm Friday thru Saturday - 11-11 pm Sunday - Closed
October 27, 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Bar scene, 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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