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2627 Ryan St, Lake Charles, LA 70601-7325
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Prairieville, Louisiana
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47 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Our friends suggested. Good po boy place. Had the lunch special chicken fried steak mashed potatoes gravy and green beans. Great and big!! Cut in half for go box. Green beans excellent. Will go back when in Lake Charles.

Thank Lyn H
lake charles louisiana
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72 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Great chance to sit among the locals and enjoy the daily specials. Great po-boys including roast beef and fried shrimp. Delicious burgers and the largest cookies ever!

Thank graciegirl
Jennings, Louisiana
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2015

Took the whole family after 7th grader's basketball game. There's a bar side-not the side for us-or the deli side. Everybody's food was great- burgers, poboys, gumbo-and home made onion rings, while not on anyone's diet were as good as you can find anywhere. Everything is homemade and prepared as ordered. This isn't a fast food spot-so be prepared to... More 

Thank clarkduck
Lake Charles, Louisiana
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41 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2015

Ate hamburgers and gumbo there. Gumbo is beyond wonderful. A little crowded because many people go for lunch - but it is worth whatever wait you have to endure. A+ on everything I've eaten there. Love it.

Thank Sandie A
Sneads Ferry, North Carolina
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105 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2015

Went here for lunch and a couple beers. We sat in the bar side of the building and didn't realize that we had to get up and order through the bartender. Anyways, we ordered and our sandwiches were pretty good. Had to keep getting up to get a new beer though. I could see if the bartender was busy, but... More 

Thank Amethyst D
Ville Platte, Louisiana
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2015

I moved to Lake Charles La. and wanted to try some new restaurants..I shop at Market Basket and saw Pappy's across the street..I went in and wanted seafood gumbo, but it was too early(10:30 am) so I tried their chicken and sausage gumbo,and it was really pretty good..Potato salad and Texas toast with sweet tea..A good meal...Happy with Pappy's

Thank happyfoodlover2014
Little Rock, Arkansas
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465 reviews
331 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2014

Heard this place had a great lunch. It does! Quick. Inexpensive. Great po' boys. Good gumbo. I definitely recommend it.

2 Thank Roadhore
Lake Charles, Louisiana
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84 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2014

My daughter and I were looking for a quick bite for lunch. We decided on Pappys which is located around the center of town on Ryan Street. We entered and found that it was like a deli - with all the local diner food with a couple of lunch specials - gumbo was good as were the burgers. They always... More 

1 Thank Lyles M
Sulphur, Louisiana
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36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2013

This is a family owned business where you have a variety of items on the menu. Usually the owner, Gary, is at the counter taking your order. Great place for a home cooked meal such as Shrimp Stew, which is one of my favorites. Fast service and great staff. This is a place where you will see business associates or... More 

2 Thank Stuart M
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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679 reviews
573 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2013 via mobile

Local food had the Shrimp Stew over white rice.... If your looken for Moma's cooken or maybe cooked by somebody's Moma this is your spot in Lake Charles... Really nice tasting food.

1 Thank Wade G

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2627 Ryan St, Lake Charles, LA 70601-7325
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lake Charles

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?