Freshest pasta on the block
Rustic Meets Italian
Looking for fresh pasta and bold flavors? The Villa located at 324 Pujo Street in Lake Charles is devoted to celebrating hearty and authentic Italian cuisine with a modern flare. Their rustic flavors of the menu are derived from locally sourced ingredients and the freshest Gulf seafood.
Appreciate the Atmosphere
Located in the historic Noble Building, The Villa grounds itself just walking distance from the lakefront, Ryan Street bars and shopping, and the Children’s Museum. The Villa’s gorgeous dining room and bar sets the tone for a fine lunch or a romantic dinner. Other than the beautiful artwork, unique tiling and elegant chandeliers, there is also an upstairs loft perfect for a group gathering or private party.
A Miraculous Menu
With such a variety of wines, appetizers, salads, pastas, traditional Italian dishes and desserts, your first trip to The Villa won’t be your last. Featured first is an appetizer, the Asparagus and Egg, with fresh asparagus wrapped in zucchini and topped with fava beans, a poached egg, basil oil and Parmesan cheese.
Following the appetizer, the second course features the Rigatoni Primavera. Fresh rigatoni pasta mixed in a basil cream sauce with fresh asparagus, sweet peas, zucchini and broccoliini. It’s so delicious that you might order it twice!
Explore other menu items like the veal burger, chicken cacciatore, prosecco risotto with oysters, linguine and mussels, and a rack of lamb. The Villa also serves brunch Sunday’s from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Call 337-436-6251 to make reservations and explore the full menu at thevillaonpujo.com.
Owner: Michael Sperandeo
Executive chef: Amanda Cusey