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Top 20 Restaurants in SWLA

The Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) held the fourth annual Top 20 Restaurants online voting 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.

There were 197 restaurant nominations made by the public with 6,036 votes cast, throughout the months of April and May. 

The top 3 restaurants were:

  1. Luna Bar & Grill
  2. Steamboat Bill's on the Lake
  3. Pat's of Henderson


Top 20 in Alphabetical Order

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121 Artisan Bistro

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

Blue Dog Cafe

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

Buffi's Peaux Boys Deli

  • 3620 Gerstner Mem. Suite #H
  • Lake Charles, LA 70601
  • (337) 656-2883

Casa Manana

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

Casa Manana - Sulphur

  • 100 S Cities Service Hwy
  • Sulphur, LA 70663
  • (337) 888-3100

Darrell's

  • 119 West College Street
  • Lake Charles, LA 70605
  • (337) 474-3651

The Harlequin

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

Hollier's Cajun Diner

  • 303 S. Cities Service Hwy.
  • Sulphur, LA 70663
  • (337) 533-2234

Hollier's Cajun Kitchen

  • 1709 Ruth St.
  • Sulphur, LA 70663
  • (337) 527-0061

LaVoglia Ristorante Italiano

  • 5656 Nelson Road
  • Lake Charles, LA 70607
  • (337) 602-6310

Luna Bar & Grill

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

MacFarlane's Celtic Pub

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

Mazen's Restaurant

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

Pat's of Henderson

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

Restaurant Calla

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

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

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

Texas Roadhouse

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

Tony's Pizza

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

Walk-On's Bistreaux & Bar

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