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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%
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“seafood” (189 reviews)
“shrimp” (173 reviews)
“boudin balls” (60 reviews)
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Seafood, American, Cajun & Creole
££ - £££
1004 N Lake Shore Dr, Lake Charles, LA 70601-2122
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Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Always busy but worth the dollars. The Cajun items are on target. Crawfish were good. Salads plenty big. Even brought home their spices.

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Best seafood around, you won't be disappointed, Best in the state. Nice active atmosphere, come as you are, t-shirts and pants, shorts, very casual.

Thank Daniel K
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Although the line was long, it moved quickly. The food was great, and there was plenty of it!! Great place to eat!!

Thank Nina L
Reviewed 26 July 2016

The food was good and came out fast, the staff is friendly. Even if it is packed, the wait is not long.

Thank Breezeemax
Reviewed 26 July 2016

This place is the bee's knees. It's wickedly awesome and the food is delicious. I highly recommend the shrimp platter.

Thank Ryan S
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

I love coming to steamboat bills, the food is great, it's fast and the employees are awesome. Must try the boudin balls!!

Thank dengober
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

I guess it's not on this website yet but he has a new location in Pearland ,Texas and it's on Telephone Road but it's also called Highway 35 and beltway eight. it used to be Scooters icehouse, Bill has done a lot of renovations the...More

Thank Linda G
Reviewed 25 July 2016

The food is very good and is authentic. This is a good place to bring folks new to Louisiana as the menu is varied and local.

Thank Louisianacajungirl16
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

I must be honest and say that i don't like fish but when it comes to the fish from here..i eat it everytime. You order comes with so much food that i was able to give half of it to my daughter and i was...More

Thank Chaunda G
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Everything on the menu is worth a try. The food is delicious, the hospitality is great and the atmosphere is wonderful. I recommend the Atchafalaya Plate, shrimp tacos, the gator bites, the boudin balls...pretty much anything is wonderful!

Thank jetmechanic1988
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Nearby Attractions
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.98 miles away
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79 reviews
.39 miles away
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58 reviews
.11 miles away
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.95 miles away
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14 March 2017|
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Response from Sassykay | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, they dont
Timmy G
26 February 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
26 February 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
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 - 21:00
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10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
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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