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Lao Kitchen

Rue Hengboun | opposite KP Hotel, Vientiane 0100, Laos
+856 20 54 846 421
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good45%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Rue Hengboun | opposite KP Hotel, Vientiane 0100, Laos
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a nice and quiet restaurant. Serve the authentic local food with very good price. Staff is friendly and service is quick

Thank Philip N
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The food here was pretty good. The menu varied with more than your standard Lao dishes. I had the air dried beef with a yummy green sauce (though not enough of it) and basil chilli chicken. Unfortunately they served the tourist version - very mild...More

Thank Marc C
Reviewed 6 days ago

Come here looking for authentic Lao food and you will find it! Real Lao / Thai Food has chilies, spices, fish sauce, and new flavors so if you are not willing to try these things maybe you should go eat pizza :P. Seriously though this...More

Thank Alex K
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is one of the best restaurant that serve the traditional dishes. Clean and nice inside with friendly staff and very quick service.

Thank Terri B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Given high rating on TA, I was looking forward to lunch here. But my experience was poor and I would not return: 1. Service; after 5 minutes of being ignored I went to the desk myself to get a menu. Thereafter, everything was just a...More

Thank BubsW
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a Mekong fish soup, very nice! 64k kip with a beer, very acceptable, large portion. Would surely go again

Thank BelgAnca
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of the best kitchen that serves the local authentic cuisine. Nice and cozy restaurant with very friendly staff. Price is cheap to compare with good quality.

Thank Bobbie G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the place is acceptable, the menu quite comprehensive; however, the food quality is hampered by MSG use, prices are acceptable if you are not on a low budget, the service is ok - and takes its time - but only little English is spoken

Thank Gerd F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Large choice of soups and stir fried food, typical from Laos. Very friendly staff and great location. I would totally recommend this place for lunch and dinner ! Great outside terrace too !

Thank Olivier-Paris-France
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good Lao food, but overpriced for Lao food that can be easily found elsewhere for a fraction of the price. Service is average (exceptionally slow, if you're going during dinner rush). The atmosphere is very nice though, as the ground floor is an open front.

Thank Nancy V
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22 January 2017|
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Response from mmmharrington | Reviewed this property |
Probably not the place to go to if you are looking for a happy hour as it is about the food.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$9
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue Hengboun | opposite KP Hotel, Vientiane 0100, Laos
  • Location: Asia  >  Laos  >  Vientiane Prefecture  >  Vientiane
  • Phone Number: +856 20 54 846 421
Opposite the KP Hotel near the National Cultural Hall. Open from 11am to 10pm everyday.
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