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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 good44%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“laab” (61 reviews)
“sticky rice” (58 reviews)
“fish cakes” (12 reviews)
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Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Rue Hengboun | opposite KP Hotel, Vientiane 0100, Laos
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121 - 130 of 733 reviews

Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Nice and buzzy. Good service. Straightforward, clean environment. Larb was the best I have had in Asia. Also the Papaya salad was delicious and full off lots of little tomatoes with a tangy pop.

Thank Sn0rkelhead
Reviewed 17 February 2017

My partner and I ordered the Southern Style Beef Stew, Par-boiled Vegetables with Spicy Jeow and the Crying Tiger with Beef. My partner is Thai and can communicate with the staff and she asked for the stew to be cooked with the traditional amount of...More

Thank TryEverthing
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

It's a very good restaurant, though it show a simply outlook. We've had fish and chicken cooked in Lao style and were very tasteful! In addition, it's cheap respect to the quality of food. You can't miss it!

Thank Angelo B
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This was our very first Laotian meal. It was excellent, the tastes so different with a green sauce we loved so much, we asked for another! Had the grilled chicken in plentan (sp) leaves starter - so very different and delicious. A great stew with...More

Thank Karen75017
Reviewed 13 February 2017

The portions were large, but the food was undeniably bland in this very touristy spot. The duck laab lacked not only spice but flavor, and the spring rolls were unremarkable.

Thank Redfoot
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Have eaten a few times here, excellent for finding authentic local food and seeing the difference to thai food. Please add wifi its such a winner for your guests (can borrow next door :)

Thank Wantida R
Reviewed 10 February 2017

I doubt that I’ve ever been as disappointed with a restaurant as I was with Lao Kitchen. Certainly I’ve had much worse food, but at places I picked at random, taking a shot in the dark. I went to Lao Kitchen, on the other hand,...More

Thank Vincent M
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Lao Kitchen came recommend by friends and although I would say pricier than a lot of places nearby, the food couldn't be faulted. The sausages here were probably the best I tried while in Laos. All the food here was much more expensive than your...More

Thank Lee P
Reviewed 7 February 2017

We asked - where to eat tonight. Would like something authentic as our first night in Vientiane. A short distance away we were delivered to Lao Kitchen...how fun was that. Great food obviously as the place was packed. Wait staff very courteous and we sampled...More

Thank Chasmaniac
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Laos foods is another story than the European style of courses. This place do the Laos foods in so nice style, in more than one meaning. The interior is made with quality tables and chairs and cosy decorations. The waiting time is longer than usual,...More

Thank Mikael D
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
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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