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Famous Foods

1475 Gertsner Memorial Dr, Lake Charles, LA 70601-4855
+1 337-439-7000
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“boudin” (7 reviews)
“brisket” (3 reviews)
“cracklings” (10 reviews)
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08:00 - 19:00All hours
1475 Gertsner Memorial Dr, Lake Charles, LA 70601-4855
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Reviewed 2 November 2016

went to famous food had order the bbq ribs an some mild an hot chacking first time having them an man its was very good

Thank Nathaniel M
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Barbecue beans-Not even close. Campbells pork and bean right out of the can. Potato salad-Potatoes mayo & mustard. Brisket wa a little tough. Sausage was fine.

Thank Harold W
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

If you find yourself in the lake charles area and want to eat some local food stop in at famous foods on hwy 14. They have a selection of crackling fresh that are unbelievable!!! The entire menu is just plain Great. Stop at famous and...More

Thank ArnoldFamily123
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

Whenever I hear of a whole in the wall BBQ joint I automatically think it's going to be great. I know I'm wrong for thinking that way and Famous Foods proved it. Yes, the BBQ was ok and the decor was Ok but there was...More

Thank JMurray71
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

The gingerbread is good,the wet cracklin good, the reg and smoke cracklin good. The boudin good. BBQ sandwiches are good

Thank Keysha M
Reviewed 25 April 2016

BBQ chicken is always delicious and fall off the bone tender. The brisket sandwich is also very good. I tend to request that they put the sauce on the side because it can tend to get a bit messy.

Thank Cici G
Reviewed 16 September 2015

I stopped in and tried the cracklins while I was in Lake Charles. They had three flavors - regular, smoked and a seasoned one. I tried the smoked and they were awesone. Everything looked and smelled great.

Thank LindaRae55
Reviewed 8 July 2015

Whenever we are in Lake Charles, Famous is one of our first stops. We were in town for one week and made at least three trips for their Cracklins. Some of the best we've had. On our way to the airport we made a final...More

Thank Millers413
Reviewed 17 June 2015 via mobile

The bbq lunches are awesome. I love the Brisket it was very tender and they have good bbq sauce. Cracklings are very tasty

Thank cheyenne g
Reviewed 23 March 2015

If you love food. If you love home cooking. If you love a friendly family atmosphere If you love a good value... Then look no farther. This is the place to go. Fresh food at a good price and friendly fast service. One of my...More

1  Thank Corey H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1475 Gertsner Memorial Dr, Lake Charles, LA 70601-4855
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lake Charles
  • Phone Number: +1 337-439-7000
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