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“Oh my! Cajun at its best!”
Review of Steamboat Bill's

Steamboat Bill's
Ranked #1 of 270 Restaurants in Lake Charles
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Dinner
Reviewed 17 August 2014 via mobile

Steamboat Bill's is an absolute favorite of ours! We stop here every time we are in Lake Charles. The shrimp pistolettes, red beans and rice and boudin balls are to die for! We always order extra food to take home with us and have even driven from southwest Houston just for dinner! The only thing we don't love about Steamboat Bill's is the ordering process - we find it a tad stressful to order at the counter BUT we also understand that is an expeditious way to serve customers. LOVE this place!

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Reviewed 11 August 2014

It looks like one of those typical places that have been sitting by the side of the road forever. Lots of neon lights and cars parked out front. You enter and place your order and they bring your food to you. We tried the shrimp and catfish po'boys and they were great. In fact after heading on down to New Orleans I would say that their sandwiches might have been better than just about any sandwich we ate in Nawlins' (except for the muffaletta at Central Grocery) My wife had the shrimp étouffée and loved it. Other folks were eating Gumbo and it looked great too. We ended up taking home a container of Steamboat Bills' Creole seasoning. Worth the stop if you are in the Lake Charles area. Just don't go in expecting fine dining.

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Thank DRNJ1960
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Reviewed 10 August 2014 via mobile

Waiter Jack was outstanding!!!!
Kept on top of drinks and very personable. Had small seafood platter, which is good size.

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Thank Darlene F
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Reviewed 10 August 2014

We were leaving the area and were looking for a good place to have a lunch before hitting the road. The place was busy but they move people quickly through ordering and the food is delivered promptly. Very good local seafood and make sure you try the crawfish pistolette. Red beans and rice were great too. Price was reasonable for the taste and good service.

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Thank kilarny
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Reviewed 6 August 2014

Stopped by after a casino trip. No crowded for a Saturday night. Got there around nine. Great fried shrimp. Wife asked for a baked potato instead of fries and was told no. They said potatoes are entrées only. Interesting. Still enjoyed the food. Will make return trip. Easy off and on freeway if you are heading west.

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Thank Gregory D
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