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Joys Restaurant

Turn Right at Nam Pho Fountain | Turn Right at the Fountain, Walk Toward the Mekong Riverand It's on Your Right, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
+856 255166575
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good18%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“tempura” (6 reviews)
“sticky rice” (14 reviews)
“pork” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
Turn Right at Nam Pho Fountain | Turn Right at the Fountain, Walk Toward the Mekong Riverand It's on Your Right, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The 4 of us had dightfully fresh flavourful food. We met a traveller who reurns here each year to do volunteer work& told us that this is one of her favourites. That says it all-enjoy.Great value!

Thank NKY60
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was craving for something simple and good and I am very happy to have found this small restaurant. I ordered a whole fish and enjoyed every bit of it. The coconut shake is good as well.

Thank shiyiguang .
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As the other reviews have indicated Great small family run place with delicious vegetarian and meat soups, fried eggplant ie aubergine , and fried fish Exceedingly fresh Pleasant evening with many repeat customers Had delightful talk with a Swedish woman who comes often here and...More

Thank sitsis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A broad menu meant we returned for a second dinner. Moth meals were excellent, and Joy herself came round to see how things were going. Her nephew acted as front of house and could have been a bit more charming but he only looked about...More

Thank spyder124
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Eat here. Really, you won't regret it. I had the best meal of my entire time in Luang Prabang. The food is amazing. Try the Or Lam. They will cook vegetarian if you ask.

Thank Marc d
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Masaman curry, pork with ginger, Tom yam soup, all wonderful. Joy obviously takes her cooking seriously.

Thank Ann J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted a quiet lunch spot. There was a table on the patio that was just right. We each had laarb, chicken and pork. We asked for both sticky and steamed rice to try them both. The sticky rice was the pretty purple rice. Everything...More

Thank travel-lms
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Best chicken curry I had in Luang Prabang! Their curry is called Mossaman and its a must try here in Joy's. You can ask them to adjust from medium spicy to very spicy! The restaurant is a bit far from the busy street of Luang...More

Thank Seereal71
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Joy's massama curry was delicious. Chicken and lemongrass was not quite what we expected - it was actually deep fried balls, the menu could have been clearer. The lao salad would have been nice if it wasn't drowned in a mustard mayonnaise. The best thing...More

Thank Richard F
Reviewed 28 December 2017

I visited at lunch time. Foods were good but it was a little dark inside. So i recommend you sit outside table!

Thank Hyunji P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Takeout, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Turn Right at Nam Pho Fountain | Turn Right at the Fountain, Walk Toward the Mekong Riverand It's on Your Right, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
  • Location: Asia  >  Laos  >  Luang Prabang Province  >  Luang Prabang
  • Phone Number: +856 255166575
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