A new year brings new beginnings. This includes new restaurants in Acadiana. Nothing comes close to getting Acadiana all crazy excited like a new place to eat. Here's a look at a few new restaurants opening in 2018 you can look forward to.

1) Surfside Poke

Via facebook.com/pg/surfsidepokelafayette

Surfside Poke, pronounced PO-Kay, is a Hawaiian food chain set to open next month on 4302 Ambassador Caffery Parkway in Lafayette. Surfside Poke says they are "commited to offering fresh, healthy and delicious Hawaiian-inspired food – served fast, fun, with a touch of uniqueness in every order." You can keep tabs on when they'll be open through their Facebook page.

2) Jak's Donuts

Via facebook.com/JaksDonuts

Jak's Donuts will be opening up a new location plus a strip mall in 2018 located at 201 Albertsons Parkway in Broussard. There will be three other businesses opening in the Jak's strip mall, and you can keep an eye on when all of this goodness will be open by following them on Facebook.

3) Jason's Deli

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A Lafayette favorite for years, Jason's Deli will be opening up a 2nd location in late 2018. The new restaurant will be located at 4512 Ambassador in the Caffery shopping center according to developinglafayette.com. One very cool addition the new location will have is a drive-thru!

4) Wing Fingers

Daniel P Edwards via facebook.com/wingfingers

Opening up their 2nd location in January 2018, Wing Fingers is ready to change how you eat eat wings. Wing Fingers is taking their boneless wings from their food truck to a brick and mortar location located at 1043 Johnston in Lafayette. They'll be serving up boneless wings, burgers and a host of other delicious menu items. Keep track on when the grand opening will be by following them on Facebook.

5) Wasabi Grill & Sushi Restaurant


You want an all you can eat grill and sushi restaurant? Well the Wasabi is the place you need to check out in 2018. Wasabi is located at Caffery Center at 4510 Suite H on Ambassador & Kaliste Saloom. According to Developing Lafayette, the restaurant is set to open in early 2018.

6) El Pollo Loco


In 2018, Lafayette will get not one but two El Pollo Loco locations. The first one is already under construction at 3808 Johnston Street in Lafayette. El Pollo Loco specializes in whole fire-grilled, hand-cut chicken. They'll also serve up dishes like soups, tacos, burritos, and chicken plates with select pieces of their chicken.