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American, Bar, Pub
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119 W College St, Lake Charles, LA 70605-1623
+1 337-474-3651
11:00 - 23:00
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

They serve poboys primarily and I realize they have a loyal following but for me, my sandwich was overloaded with mayo and fell apart from the moisture. Way to wet for me.

Thank Tom R
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A friend had treated me to a first time meal here.I order a small sandwich and when I got home to eat,I realize I should had order a large one.It was so darn good.I plan on going back to try another one.

Thank Michael A
Lake Charles, Louisiana
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200 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Darrell's small menu means the quality comes out ! We had roast beef, surf and turf and shrimp - everyone enjoyed their sandwiches made on fresh bread and tender meats.

Thank Scott M
Lake Charles, Louisiana
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Prices have increased and quantity of meats have decreased over the past few years. Quality of ingredients have been consistently good.

Thank PatJLandry
Leesville, Louisiana
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very limited menu but the sandwiches they are offer are perfection...and HUGE! Beer is cold, selection is plentiful. The laid back atmosphere added to all that, makes this the perfect little sandwich place!

Thank JescaGattis
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81 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place lives up to the hype. Expect to get messy. You won't be given eating utensils and the sandwiches are big and sloppy. The jalapeno mayo packs some heat and was great.

Thank eagledebby
Center, Texas
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great sandwiches and cold beer make for a nice lunch. The special is so large we split it. Plenty of food to satisfy a hungry appetite .

Thank jacwind2013
Pensacola, Florida
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283 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Its not fancy, not a huge menu, its busy, but is it great. the food is wonderful and the service was good. they took a very simple concept and made it work. Worth the wait and enjoy.

Thank michael m
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77 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Twilight zone service drive thru. Adequate service inside. Below average food. Had their top selling sandwich, which was fair at best. Will not be back.

Thank dosmadre
Katy, Texas
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

2nd visit this year. What can I say but awesome. Place is unassuming, no real decor, just a good hometown feel. Staff are all super friendly. The sandwiches and OMG the bread are to die for. Simple menu. Some may think $7 for 6 in without chips is a little high but so worth it. Jalapeño mayo great, Darrells Special... More 

Thank Jennie W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?