Villager’s

Cajun/Creole | Sandwich Shop
Memorable
One of the best
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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.

What to Eat
Villager’s, Meatball Po Boy
Meatball Po Boy
Must-Try
Meatballs, sauce & melted provolone in a length of toasted French bread
Villager’s, Pot Roast Po Boy
Pot Roast Po Boy
Must-Try
Fully dressed pot roast packed into toasted French bread is a memorable sandwich.
Villager’s, French fries
French fries
Must-Try
French fries arrived at our table well before the sandwiches. This was an appetite-challenge, because these bite-size fries, so crunchy along their edges and so creamy within, are nearly impossible to stop eating.
Villager’s, Funnel Cake Fries
Funnel Cake Fries
Must-Try
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 of them in this po boy.
Villager’s, Shrimp Salad
Shrimp Salad
The nutritionist at our table ordered a grilled shrimp salad and proclaimed it very good. I was too busy eating po boys to find out if I agree.
Villager’s, Corn Nuggets
Corn Nuggets
Corn poppers are like hushpuppies, but with a pocket of moist, sweet corn kernels in the middle.
Directions and Hours
closed now
SundayCLOSED
Monday10am - 8:30pm
Tuesday10am - 8:30pm
Wednesday10am - 8:30pm
Thursday10am - 8:30pm
Friday10am - 9pm
Saturday10am - 3pm
Information
Price
$
Seasons
Open Year Round
Meals Served
Lunch, Dinner
Credit Cards Accepted
Yes
Alcohol Served
Yes
Outdoor Seating
No
Website

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