A popular Lafayette pizzeria is opening a new location on St. Nazaire in Broussard.

Pizza Artista is opening its first franchise location in the always - expanding Broussard community. Pizza Artista is a locally owned and operated pizza restaurant that allows customers to fully customize their pie and has it hot and ready in under 5 minutes. The original location is on Johnston here in Lafayette with a second location in the Prien Lake Mall in Lake Charles. The new restaurant will be in the old Snap Fitness between Maurice's and Tam Tam's Nails by Home Depot.

Visit Developing Lafayette to read more and see pics of the new restaurant's construction. The new Pizza Artista is expected to open in late April or early May.