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DESTINATION UPDATES

Many businesses and events in the area were impacted by Hurricane Delta, Hurricane Laura, and Winter Storm Uri. Visitors and locals alike want to know who is open and how operations have been impacted, and Visit Lake Charles is working hard to assess the destination and be a go-to resource for businesses to communicate updates and the public to quickly find information. Submit your business or event updates with the appropriate link below:

Rebuilding SWLA


Business Updates - What's Open:

What is beneath this line is information that was gathered prior to the winter storm. 

E-mail Angie Manning, Communications Director, at amanning@visitlakecharles.org if you have additions. The openings below have been sourced from social media of people sharing information. 

Lake Charles Regional Airport is fully operational. Please check here for flight information.

Attractions

 

Restaurants: *Please note that business hours listed below are subject to change. 

  • 1910 in Lake Charles - Fri. & Sat. - 5 - 10 p.m.
  • 121 Artisan Bistro in Lake Charles - Mon. - Thurs. 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. and Fri. - Sat. 11 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • 2 Good Sandwiches - Mon. - Wed. 10:30 a.m. - 6 p.m., Thurs. 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., Fri. - Sat. 10:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • A&D Soulfood Cafe in Westlake
  • Bayou Boards by Gabrielle, LLC in Lake Charles
  • BBQ West - Tues. - Sat. 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. & Sun. 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. *Drive-through only
  • BeauxDines' - 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. on weekdays / 4-9 p.m. evening hours for crawfish (Mon.-Fri. & Sat. evenings)
  • Bertha's Catering in Sulphur - Mon. - Fri. 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • The Boiling Point in Sulphur - 6 a.m. - 2 p.m. daily
  • Bodega Wine Dive
  • The Bekery in Lake Charles - Tues. - Sat. 7 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • Big Daddy's in Lake Charles - 6 a.m. - 2 p.m. daily
  • Botsky's in Lake Charles - Mon. - Sat. 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • BOOMBOX Frozen Pops & Ice Cream on 2825 Country Club Rd - Tues. - Sat. 2 - 7 p.m.
  • B&O's Kitchen and Grocery in Sulphur - Mon. - Fri. 6 a.m. - 6 p.m. and Sat. 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Buffalo Wild Wings in Lake Charles - 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Burger King in Westlake & on Ruth St. in Sulphur
  • Calla - Mon. - Thurs. 4 - 10 p.m. (bar) & Mon. - Thurs. 5 - 9 p.m. (kitchen) *Open Christmas Eve
  • Cancun Mexican Restaurant - Mon. - Sat. 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. & 4-8 p.m. / Sun. 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., indoor & takeout
  • Cast & Cleaver in Sulphur - 10 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. daily
  • Casa Ole in Sulphur - 1- 6 p.m.
  • Casa Mañana in Lake Charles - 11 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. daily
  • CC's Coffeehouse - Mon. - Sat. 6 a.m. - 3 p.m. & Sun. 7 a.m. - 3 p.m. 
  • Checker's on Ruth St. - 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. & Cities Service 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Chez Caffe - Tues. - Fri. 7 a.m. - 1 p.m. & Sat. 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Chick-fil-A at Lumpkin Plaza - Mon. - Sat. 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Chili's Sulphur - 3 - 9 p.m. daily
  • Cici's Pizza on Ryan St. - 4- 9 p.m.
  • Cigar Club in Lake Charles - 11 a.m.  - 5 p.m.
  • Circle 7 Seafood & Daiquiri Hut - Mon. - Sat. 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Cousin's - Tues. - Thurs. 4 - 9 p.m. & 4 - 10 p.m. Fri. - Sat. (happy hour 3 - 7 p.m.)
  • Cracker Barrel in Sulphur - 11 a.m. - 8 p.m. daily 
  • Crying Eagle Brewing in Lake Charles - Tues. - Sat. 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Crust Pizza Co. in Lake Charles - Sun.- Thurs. 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. and Fri. - Sat. 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. 
  • Dairy Barn in Sulphur - Mon. - Sat. 10:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Dairy Queen on Nelson - 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Darrell's in Lake Charles - Mon. - Sat., main building 11am-10pm, to-go building 11am-4pm
  • Denny's in Lake Charles - 7 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Dippin Donuts in Lake Charles
  • Domino's Pizza on Lake St.
  • Donald's Donuts - Mon.-Sun. 4 a.m. - 7 p.m., cash only
  • Doughnut Hole on Ryan St. - 6 a.m. - 2 p.m. daily
  • Donut King on Gerstner Memorial
  • Dunkin Donuts on Nelson Rd, Lake Charles and S Cities Service Hwy, Sulphur
  • El Tapatio Dos in Westlake - Mon. - Sat. 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
  • El Tapatio Tres in Lake Charles - Mon. - Sat. 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. & 4 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Firehouse Subs in Sulphur - 10:30 a.m. - 9 p.m. daily 
  • Fiery Crab Juicy Seafood and Bar Lake Charles - 11 a.m. - 10 p.m.
  • Golden Nugget: Claim Jumper, Bill's Bar & Burger (located inside Cadillac), Vic & Anthony's Steakhouse, Lillie's, Landry's Seafood House, Saltgrass Steak House, Blue Martini, Starbucks
  • Great Harvest Bread Co. in Lake Charles - Mon. - Sat. 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Great American Cookies - 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Great Harvest Bread Company - 7 a.m. - 5 p.m. Mon. - Fri. & 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Sat.
  • Green House Salad - 10:45 a.m. - 7 p.m. Mon. - Sat. & 10:45 a.m. - 2 p.m. Sun.
  • Hank Donuts - 4 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Happy Donuts on Hwy 14 Lake Charles - 4 a.m. - 12 p.m. daily 
  • Hollier's Cajun Kitchen in Sulphur - Mon. - Sat. 10:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Hong Kong in Sulphur
  • The Hut in Sulphur - Mon. - Sat. 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Insane Sausages in Vinton - Fri.-Sun. 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Iowa Donuts - 4 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. daily
  • Izzo's Illegal Burrito Lake Charles - Sun.- Thurs. 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. and Fri. - Sat. 11 a.m. - 10 p.m.
  • Jason's Deli Lake Charles - 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. daily
  • Jeanne's Bourbon Street BBQ in Westlake - Mon. - Sat. 10:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. 
  • JoJo's China Bistro in Lake Charles - 3 - 10 p.m. daily 
  • Ju'elles Cafe in Westlake - 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • K's Frozen Delights and More in Sulphur - Mon. - Thurs. 7 a.m. - 8 p.m. & Fri. 7 a.m. - 9 p.m. & Sat. 8 a.m. - 9 p.m. & Sun. 12 - 6 p.m.
  • K-Bon's in Iowa - Mon.-Wed. 7 a.m. - 8 p.m. and Thurs.-Sat. 7 a.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Kjun Boo’s Restaurant - Mon. - Sat. 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Kat Daddy's Drive-Thru Kitchen on Country Club - Mon. - Sat. 10:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • Krispy Krunchy Chicken and Hunt Brothers Pizza in Vinton
  • Koozie's Drive Thru Daiquiri & Sports Bar in Lake Charles - 12 - 8 p.m. daily
  • Koko Ramen Poke Bowl in Lake Charles - Sun. - Thurs. 11 a.m. - 9:30 p.m. and Fri. - Sat. 11 a.m. - 10 p.m.
  • KD's Diner in Lake Charles - 7 a.m. - 11 p.m. daily (indoor, takeout, curbside, brunch)
  • The King of Tacos on 627 Sam Houston Jones Pkwy - 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. daily
  • LA Star on Ryan
  • L'Auberge: Modern Pantry, Jack Daniel's Bar & Grill, Ember Grille & Wine Bar, Asia, Favorites Southern Kitchen
  • LaRumba (504 N. Beglis in Sulphur) - 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. daily
  • LeBleu’s Landing Restaurant and Oyster Bar - Mon. - Sat. 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Leonard's Food Quarters - Mon. - Fri. 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Lil Mama's Spot in Lake Charles - Tues. - Sat. 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Lit Pizza - Sun. - Thurs. 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. & Fri. & Sat. 11 a.m. - 10 p.m.
  • Logan's Roadhouse in Lake Charles - Sun. - Thurs. 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. and Fri. - Sat. 11 a.m. - 11 p.m.
  • Loggerheads Bar - Tues. - Thurs. 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. & Fri. - Sat. 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. & Sun. 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Los Ponchos Mexican Grill in Sulphur - Mon. - Thur. 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. & Fri. - Sat. 11 a.m. - 11 p.m. & Sun 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Luna Bar & Grill - Mon. - Thurs. 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. and Fri. - Sat. 11 a.m. - 10 p.m.
  • MacFarlane's Celtic Pub - regular hours
  • Maria's Cocina Mexicana in Sulphur
  • Mazen's - Mon. - Fri. 5-9 p.m. & Sat. 5 - 10 p.m. (Phones are down. Make reservations through Facebook Messenger. Include the date, time, number in party and a contact number. Reservations are recommended). 
  • McDonald's: Prien, Westlake & Cities Service
  • Meek’s Bistro in Lake Charles - Mon. - Fri. 11 a.m. - 2 p.m., 5 p.m. - 9 p.m. and Sunday 10:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Melis Taqueria in Vinton - 5 p.m. - 9 p.m. daily 
  • Mrs. Johnnie's Gingerbread House - Tues. - Fri. 10:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. & Sat. 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Nina P's Cafe - Mon. - Thurs. 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. & Fri. - Sat. 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.
  • OB's Bar and Grill - Mon. - Sat. 11 a.m. - 10 p.m.
  • Outback - 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. Mon. - Sun. & Dine in, Takeout & Delivery (starting at 4 p.m.)
  • Panera Bread - 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. daily 
  • Papa John's in Sulphur and Lake Charles - 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • Paul's Rib Shack Barbecue - Wed. - Sat. 11-9 p.m.
  • Peking Gardens Restaurant - Mon. - Fri. 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.; Mon.-Thurs. 5-9 p.m. & 5 - 9:30 p.m. Fri. - Sat. (take out only) 337-602-4443 - limited menu items
  • Pitt Grill in Lake Charles - 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily 
  • Popeyes on Country Club Rd. in Lake Charles
  • Popeyes on City Service Hwy in Sulphur (Drive-Thru Only)
  • Popeyes on Ruth St. in Sulphur
  • Prime Butcher & Brasserie - Wed. - Sat. from 11:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Pujo St. Cafe - Mon. - Sat. 6 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Pure Press Juicery Mon. - Fri. 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. & Sat. 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Que Pasa Taqueria in Lake Charles - Mon. - Sat. 11 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.  
  • Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers in Lake Charles and Sulphur - 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. daily
  • Raja's Curry Kitchen & Grill - 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. Wed. - Sat. & noon - 7 p.m. Sun. 
  • Richard's Boudin and Seafood Mart - Mon. - Sat. 10 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.  
  • Rikenjaks in Lake Charles - 11a.m. - midnight daily
  • Rosita's in Lake Charles & Sulphur - 10:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Roy’s Meat Market Iowa - Mon. - Fri. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Rotolo's Pizzeria in Lake Charles - 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. daily 
  • Round Top Burger in Westlake
  • The Salad Station - Mon. - Sat. 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Sam's Southern Eatery in Lake Charles - Mon. - Fri. 10:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m., to-go only
  • Seafood Palace in Lake Charles - Food Truck outside, Mon. - Sat. 10:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Shwarmas, Mon. - Sun. 10:30 a.m. - 8 p.m. - dine in
  • Soleil Cafe - Reopening Jan. 4
  • Stellar Beans - Wed. - Sun. 7 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Southern Blend in Moss Bluff - Mon. - Sat. 7 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Southern Spice - Mon. - Sat. 6:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.  
  • Snowflake Donuts on Cities Service 
  • Sonic in Sulphur on Napoleon St.
  • Sonic on Ryan Street - 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Starbucks on Nelson and W. Prien Lake Road,
  • Subway on Cities Service 
  • Sweets & Treats - Tues. - Fri. 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. & Sat. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Taco Bell on Ruth St. in Sulphur
  • Taco Mel Taqueria in Lake Charles - Mon.-Sat. 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. and Sun. 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Tad's in Lake Charles - 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. daily
  • Texas Roadhouse in Lake Charles - 4 p.m. - 9 p.m. daily
  • Tony's Pizza - Mon. - Sat. 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Torchy's Tacos Lake Charles - 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. daily
  • The Villa Harlequin - 5 - 9:30 p.m. Tues. - Thurs. / 5 - 10 p.m. Fri. - Sat. / 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Sunday Brunch 
  • The Village Coffeehouse - Mon. - Sat. 6 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Vintage Bakes - Tues. - Fri. 11 a.m. - 5 a.m. & Sat. 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Waffle House on Nelson and Ruth St.
  • Walk-On's Sports Bistreaux in Lake Charles - 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. daily
  • Wasabi Japanese Sushi & Grill - 10:30 a.m. - 2:15 p.m., 4:30 p.m. - 9:15 p.m.
  • Wayne's Deli & Bar - 10:30 a.m. - until Mon. - Sat. & 1 p.m. - Midnight Sun.
  • Wendy's on McNeese - 6:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Wing Stop on Ryan St.
  • Wok D'lite - Tues. - Sun. 10:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Where is Alice P - see Facebook
  • Yank Sing Lake Charles 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • Zeus in Moss Bluff - Mon. - Sat. 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Zeus To-Go Lake Charles - Mon. - Sat. 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.

 

Food Trucks

  • Hi-Licious Street Kitchen: Follow "Hi-Licious Street Kitchen" on Facebook for updates.
  • Prayong Thaifood: Follow "Follow Prayong Thaifood" on Facebook for updates. 
  • JJ's Jammin Food: Broad & King St. Lake Charles, LA 11:30a.m.-4:00p.m.
  • Mr. Gatti's Mobile Kitchen: Follow "Mr. Gatti's Pizza (Lake Charles, LA)" on Facebook for updates
  • El tapatio Dos in Westlake: Follow on Facebook for updates
  • Ailene’s Asian Grill: 2203 North Martin Luthier King Highway Lake Charles Tues-Sun 11-6
  • The King of Tacos: 627 Sam Houston Jones Pkwy from 11-7
  • ShaMy Empanadas - 1017 S Beglis Pkwy, Sulphur - Mon. - Fri. 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. and Sat 11a.m. - 7 p.m.

 

Open Businesses:

  • Academy in Lake Charles
  • Accessory Zone at 2801 Ryan Street in Lake Charles from 10 am - 6 pm, Closed Sunday
  • Advanced Auto on Ryan St. in Lake Charles
  • Butler Furniture 
  • Cigar Club to open on 10/13 from Monday-Sunday 11 am - 5 pm
  • Double G Beverage Barn in Carlyss
  • Evangeline Bank & Trust, 4251 Nelson Rd., (disaster relief solutions)
  • First Federal Bank of LA:  www.ffbla.bank for times and locations as well as updates on lobbies that may be temporarily closed or open by appointment only.
  • Flock of Five Gift & Art Emporium
  • The Governor’s Mansion
  • Hebert's on Country Club in Lake Charles
  • Howell Furniture
  • Iberia Bank
  • Lowe's in Lake Charles and on Cities Service in Sulphur
  • Marshland's in Carlyss
  • Misha's Pets & Dog Wash in Lake Charles 
  • New Look Furniture & Mattress Joe (Open Only at 1115 N Martin Luther King Hwy. - 4 warehouses full of inventory ready for same day pick up or delivery 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday 337-497-1110). 
  • Paradise in Sulphur & Moss Bluff 
  • PhotoTek - 9am to 4pm, Mon-Fri
  • Stine's in Sulphur & Lake Charles
  • Target in Lake Charles
  • Tractor Supply Co. in Lake Charles & Sulphur
     

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News & Local Resources:

 

Helpful Phone Numbers:

  • Lake Charles Police Department: 337-491-1311 or 911
  • FEMA: 800-621-FEMA
  • FEMA Complaints: 337-433-1747
  • Louisiana Bar Association: 800-310-7029
  • Calcasieu Parish Main Number: 337-721-3500
  • Red Cross Financial Aid: 800-975-7585
  • Calcasieu Parish Police Jury: 888-774-2777
  • IRS: 866-562-5227
  • Lake Charles Permits: 337-491-1294
  • Temporary Work Permits: 337-721-3610
  • Emergency Food Stamps: 1639 Ryan Street
  • Family National Call Center: 866-326-9393
  • Family News Network: 877-LOVED-1S (568-3317)
  • Lake Charles Mayor: 337-527-4500
  • Price Gouging: 800-351-4889
  • State Farm: 800-SF-CLAIM
  • Bassell Employees: 866-811-3156
  • 211 (Info)