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Top 20 Best Restaurants in SWLA

The Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) held the sixth annual Top 20 Restaurants online contest in honor of culinary arts and foodies who love to travel. Individuals could nominate and vote for their favorite places to eat in Calcasieu Parish. Culinary delights are a major draw for tourism, and people are passionate about food. 

In 2018, there were over 250 restaurant nominations made by the public with over 7,400 votes cast. Below is a list of the Best Restaurant in Lake Charles/SWLA.

The 2018 Top 3 restaurants were:

  1. Luna Bar & Grill
  2. Steamboat Bill's
  3. Darrell's

The remainder of the Top 20 Restaurants in Alphabetical Order

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121 Artisan Bistro

  • 121 Dr. Michael DeBakey Dr.
  • Lake Charles, LA 70601
  • (337) 310-7499

Blue Dog Cafe

  • 609 Ryan Street
  • Lake Charles, LA 70601
  • (337) 491-8880

Calla

  • 1400 Market St
  • Lake Charles, LA 70601
  • (337) 419-1980

Casa Manana

  • 2510 Ryan St.
  • Lake Charles, LA 70601
  • (337) 433-4112

Darrell's

  • 119 W College St.
  • Lake Charles, LA 70605
  • (337) 474-3651

Harlequin Steaks & Seafood

  • 501 West College
  • Lake Charles, LA 70601
  • (337) 310-0077

Luna Bar and Grill

  • 719 Ryan Street
  • Lake Charles, LA 70601
  • 337 494-LUNA

MacFarlane's Celtic Pub

  • 417 Ann St.
  • Lake Charles, LA 70601
  • (337) 433-5992

Mazen's Mediterranean Foods

  • 217 W. College
  • Lake Charles, LA 70605
  • (337) 477-8207

Nina P's Cafe

  • 1600 W. McNeese St
  • Lake Charles, LA 70605
  • (337) 474-6462

Pat's of Henderson

  • 1500 Siebarth Dr.
  • Lake Charles, LA 70615
  • (337) 439-6618

Rikenjaks

  • 3716 Ryan Street
  • Lake Charles, LA 70605
  • (337) 433-4881

Saltgrass Steakhouse- Golden Nugget

  • 2550 Golden Nugget Blvd
  • Lake Charles, LA 70601
  • (337) 508-4107

Seafood Palace

  • 2218 Enterprise Blvd
  • Lake Charles, LA 70601
  • 337-433-9293

Southern Spice- Lake Charles

  • 3901 Ryan St.
  • Lake Charles, LA 70605
  • (337) 474-6065

Southern Spice- Moss Bluff

  • 277 Hwy 171 North, Ste 1
  • Lake Charles, LA 70611
  • (337) 855-0010

Steamboat Bill's on the Lake

  • 1004 North Lakeshore Drive
  • Lake Charles, LA 70601
  • 337-494-1070

Steamboat Bills Original Seafood Warehouse

  • 732 North Martin Luther King Hwy
  • Lake Charles, LA 70601
  • (337) 494-1700

Texas Roadhouse

  • 3431 Nelson Rd.
  • Lake Charles, LA 70605
  • (337) 478-7244

Tia Juanita's Fish Camp

  • 723 Ryan St
  • Lake Charles, LA 70601
  • (337) 602-6243

Tony's Pizza

  • 335 E. Prien Lake Rd.
  • Lake Charles, LA 70601
  • (337) 477-1611

The Villa

  • 324 Pujo Street
  • Lake Charles, LA 70601
  • (337) 436-6251

Walk-On's Bistreaux & Bar

  • 5313 Common Street
  • Lake Charles, LA 70607
  • (337) 474-7333