Being a musician and a culinary artist, Dave Evans takes pride in delivering excellence both on the stage and in the kitchen. Restaurants being the family business, he's been associated with cooking since the age of 13, it’s no wonder Luna Bar and Grill has achieved such great success as a staple restaurant in Southwest Louisiana.


In fact, for the past 7 years, Luna Bar & Grill has been named either as the number one or the second favorite restaurant by a vote of the people who live in Southwest Louisiana as part of the Top 20 Local Favorites Restaurant Competition. In 2019, with nearly 8,500 votes cast, Luna Bar & Grill was voted the number one restaurant, and that’s not easy with the flavors that simmer in kitchens across Southwest Louisiana!


From Dave’s Pub to Luna Live, Dave has taken the time to perfect his craft and deliver not only great food, but a concert venue for some of the greatest acts Lake Charles has seen. Having never attended formal culinary schooling, Dave considers himself “a student of life,” drawing his inspiration from family, community, and artists alike.


“My philosophy on food and music go hand and hand. It is all about enjoyment, entertainment, creativity, feel and know how,” said Evans.

Luna Bar & Grill offers one of the most popular jazz brunches in Southwest Louisiana with creative dishes sure to tickle your taste buds with music entertaining your ears. It’s perfect for soaking in the best of both worlds that Louisiana has to offer, music and culinary delights.

The brunch features traditional dishes as well as creative delicacies from the Gulf Coast regions or savory crepes. His creations are out of this world, namely “Galactic Crab Crepes” for example! This dish consists of  delectable crab dip stuffed crepes covered in a divine crab cream sprinkled with bacon. Or, try the Eggs Pontchartrain on for size with a grilled crab cake, Gulf shrimp, bacon and avocado with spicy Cajun hollandaise. Or, the perfect combination – crawfish stuffed avocado!


Luna Bar & Grill has been the cornerstone of downtown Lake Charles for over a decade, featuring the best mixture of creativity sure to spark the imagination of the casual customer to the foodie connoisseur for lunch, dinner or brunch! The décor and ambiance are as eclectic as the flavors that spring to life in the kitchen, a true delight for the senses – beauty to behold, hear and taste!





South Louisiana native and executive chef Scott Serpas has a knack for carving out a style all his own, and his culinary charisma has culled attention from adoring diners and critics alike. From the prestigious James Beard Foundation to Gourmet, GQ and Food & Wine, this chef has garnered attention for his honest approach to Southern food with Louisiana flair. Scott has become an irreplaceable part of Atlanta’s culinary scene with Serpas True Food. Located in what was once a cotton storage facility in the heart of Atlanta’s culturally rich Old Fourth Ward neighborhood, Serpas is known for its “true food” approach to cuisine with an edge. The restaurant has received local and national acclaim since its January 2009 debut and was named one of the 10 “Best New Restaurants in America” in 2009 by GQ magazine.


Call RESTAURANT at 404-688-0040 for a Wednesday, October 23rd dinner reservation.



659 Auburn Ave NE #501

Atlanta, GA 30312




The Bourdain Wedge

Chopped bacon, pickled red onion, goat cheese, bacon vinaigrette



Redfish Apollo

Grilled redfish, crabmeat au gratin sauce, fried shrimp, avocado