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“Worth the wait.”
Review of Steamboat Bill's

Steamboat Bill's
Ranked #1 of 271 Restaurants in Lake Charles
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch
Reviewed March 19, 2013

There is a reason this place is so busy. The food is very good and deserving of the high tripadvisor rating. Mostly fried seafood.

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1  Thank kelly_young49
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Reviewed March 19, 2013 via mobile

If you happen to be traveling on I-10 and you see the sign for Lake Charles, you need to make a quick stop at Steamboat Bill's! It's not your typical "you buy, we fry" place. They have everything seafood that you can and can't imagine. My favorites are the seafood Pistolettes and seafood poboys. Everything is fresh and made to order. The service is fast and pleasant. We purchased so much stuff it literally took us two days to eat it all. Guess our eyes was bigger than our stomach. Can't wait to go back on our road trip!

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1  Thank TCAMPBL
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Reviewed March 18, 2013

Don't be discouraged if the line is out the door at Steamboat Bill's. It moves lightening fast and, if you do have to wait, it's worth it. Their chicken and sausage gumbo is very good, but the winning attraction is the crawfish. So very good. We ordered 4 lbs to take home (to San Antonio!). When we got home we steamed them over a pot of seasoned water to warm them up. They were divine. Best we've ever had. If you're sliding through the Boot, don't pass this place up.

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1  Thank Pieinthesky3
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Reviewed March 18, 2013

Making a trip East on I-10 and stopped in for Pistolettes, Fried dough balls with either crawfish or shrimp etouffee. I have stopped here before and was not disappointed . The rest of the menu looked great also, from boiled crawfish to fried platters, which I had on my previous trip. Always crowded but the lines move fast. Really worth the stop.

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1  Thank swtexan
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Reviewed March 17, 2013

This is such an amazing place, the food is excellent. Everyone should try the shrimp pistolettes. The service was fast and for such a busy establishment it is very well organized. Only downside is that it ours soooo good, that it is so busy. So if you want to go, nice there before noon. Loved it! We will be back inn the summer.

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1  Thank malena0320
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