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Top 20 Restaurants in SWLA

The Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) held the fifth 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 2017, there were 202 restaurant nominations made by the public with nearly 5,000 votes cast.

The 2017 Top 3 restaurants were:

  1. Steamboat Bill's on the Lake
  2. Luna Bar & Grill
  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

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

Landry's Seafood House- Golden Nugget

  • 2550 Golden Nugget Blvd
  • Lake Charles, LA 70601
  • (337) 508-4105

Luna Bar & Grill

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

Nina P's Cafe

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

Pat's of Henderson

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

Pitt Grill- Lake Charles

  • 606 West Prien Lake Road
  • Lake Charles, LA 70601
  • (337) 564-6724

Pitt Grill- Sulphur

  • 102 Benoit Ln
  • Sulphur, LA 70665
  • (337) 527-9448

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

Steamboat Bill's On The Lake

  • 1004 N. Lakeshore Dr.
  • Lake Charles, LA 70601
  • 337-494-1070

Tia Juanita's Fish Camp

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

Vic & Anthony's- Golden Nugget

  • 2550 Golden Nugget Blvd
  • Lake Charles, LA 70601
  • (337) 508-4103

Walk-On's Bistreaux & Bar

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