Cajun/Creole | Sandwich Shop
One of the best

Villager’s distinct po boys are toasted. Langlinais French Bread, baked in Lafayette, is the foundation for sandwiches that are available full-size or half. Ingredients range from fried shrimp or oysters to sauce-drenched meatballs to the meatless Villager Veggie. When the Roadfood tour ate here, many agreed that the favorite is a pot roast po boy fully dressed with lettuce, tomato, and mayo, dripping with beef juices that sop the good bread. Cheese is an option, but I felt that cheese actually detracts from the direct deliciousness of the pot roast.

Great side dishes. French fries are atypical chunks rather than twigs: lots of crisp exterior around soft insides. Corn nuggets are little deep-fried fritters with a center of sweet, creamy kernels. For dessert, funnel cake fries are squiggles of freshly-fried state-fair Midway food, dusted with powdered sugar.

Although a sign outside says that Villager’s is “Louisiana’s Best-Kept Secret,” the secret has not been kept so well. It is a small restaurant with far fewer seats than customers, so chances are good you will wait for a place at one of the electrical-spool tables. If you’re too impatient for that, you can call ahead and pick up po boys at a drive-up window.

Note: As of September, 2020, the Villager’s dining room is closed, but the drive-through and front-porch pickup window remain open.

What to Eat
Villager’s, Meatball Po Boy
Meatball Po Boy
Meatballs, sauce & melted provolone
Villager’s, Pot Roast Po Boy
Pot Roast Po Boy
Fully dressed pot roast: a memorable sandwich.
Villager’s, French fries
French fries
Bite-size fries, so crunchy along the edge and so creamy within, are nearly impossible to stop eating.
Villager’s, Funnel Cake Fries
Funnel Cake Fries
Funnel cake fries smell like a fair. Must eats!
Villager’s, Oyster Po Boy
Oyster Po Boy
The well-dressed fried oysters are good, but I wish there were more
Villager’s, Shrimp Salad
Shrimp Salad
The nutritionist at our table ordered a grilled shrimp salad and proclaimed it very good.
Villager’s, Corn Nuggets
Corn Nuggets
Corn poppers are like hushpuppies, with a pocket of moist, sweet corn kernels in the middle.
Directions and Hours
closed now
Monday10am - 3pm
Tuesday10am - 3pm
Wednesday10am - 3pm
Thursday10am - 7pm
Friday10am - 7pm
Open Year Round
Meals Served
Lunch, Dinner
Credit Cards Accepted
Alcohol Served
Outdoor Seating

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