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Alex restaurant

Ban Sop Houn village, Nong Khiaw, Laos
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“green curry” (21 reviews)
“lasagna” (6 reviews)
“cheesecake” (6 reviews)
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Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Ban Sop Houn village, Nong Khiaw, Laos
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

2 star instead of 1 because of the sweet lady and the boy who went to get me a bananaleave on his motorbike. They are lonely people but we would not eat here again ....to many tourists there and the food was the worst we...More

Thank travelthingie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Alex as a 3rd choice when the other restaurants we tried to go to were closed or impossible to find. I read the recent reviews of Alex which all seemed to be critical and was skeptical of what we’d get. The service was...More

Thank Randy H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was okay, but not special. You get spicy by no spicy order. Wait a really long time for our food after order. And my drink arrived 2,5 hours after order and 5 times asking for it. They need more staff. They are not...More

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 15 January 2018

Had read great reviews of the curries but we ate massaman veggie and it was the worst we've ever had - potato, onion and some peanuts in watery curry.

Thank KimGales
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is down a side street towards Meexai Guesthouse. Mix of normal tables and seating areas where you sit up high on cushions. Quite extensive menu; our party had traditional steamed fish in banana leaf with sticky rice, steamed mixed mushrooms and pumpkin soup....More

Thank AHZambia
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

We've been relaxing in NK for a week now and have tried several restaurants, but have decided Alex Restaurant is our #1 choice. For the last few days, we've eaten all of our lunches and dinners there. The food is always delicious, plentiful, and served...More

Thank Tomthetraveler99
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

We were curious about this restaurant because of the good recommendations. We weren't happy about the food though. We had chicken in banana leaf and it was full of soft cooked mushrooms. If you like mushrooms you may like it, but for us it was...More

Thank Lara D
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

We had a couple of breakfasts here and an evening meal. The food itself was excellent, but if it's busy be prepared for a wait! The western food seemed to take longer to prepare. We got our burgers about 2 hours after going into the...More

Thank Joel H
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

They were short staffed over New Years while we were there so it was a little slower than usual. The food is really good and we ended up eating here for most meals. The chicken steamed in banana leaf is awesome. The fruit smoothies are...More

Thank libe18
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

Had pad Thai, noodles with "gravy" (soy sauce base), and two pina coloas. All was tasty. Service was friendly and quick.

Thank debbers07
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ban Sop Houn village, Nong Khiaw, Laos
  • Location: Asia  >  Laos  >  Luang Prabang Province  >  Nong Khiaw
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