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Sayasak Pakpasak Restaurant

Corner of FaNgum/ Sithane roads | On mekong riverfront, Vientiane 0100, Laos
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  • Excellent6%
  • Very good64%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible10%
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“fries” (2 reviews)
“live band” (3 reviews)
“mekong river” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Asian, Thai, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Corner of FaNgum/ Sithane roads | On mekong riverfront, Vientiane 0100, Laos
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Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

Me and my friend went for lunch here and ordered 2 rib-eye steaks. After a while 2 steaks arrived at our table, which looked nothing like the one from the menu. Mine was definitely pork served as a rib-eye. My friends steak was beef, but...More

Thank Jeppe I
Reviewed 20 November 2017

A slightly grubby barn of a bar in a great location overlooking the Mekong. A hang out for locals and probably OK if you can get a decent table. The beer is cheap but we didn’t risk the food. One of those places that should...More

Thank Martin O
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Although still located in the touristic area of Vientiane, this venue is mainly frequented by locals. Tables will fill quickly after work hours. The 3 stories building has great views over the Mekong. Good local food, great atmosphere and reasonable prices. Live band from 9...More

Thank pierremichelshanghai
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Went here for lunch. Picked the this restaurant for its great views from the upper terrace floor looking across the Mekong River towards Thailand, and the views were really great. The service was good with the staff being attentive and friendly albeit not too familiar...More

Thank MartinBaxter58
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Great place to chill, view the river, the passers by, now serving steak from restaurant below, so even wider range of food, always music, not too loud, sometimes English songs sung well, just a great place to hang and and not spend too much.

Thank Graham_from_Sussex
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

This is a very good local restaurant, the food was good the service excellent and they do cheap G & T 25000 kips, we went twice we liked it so much. They have a singer most nights but he sings in Lao. It is also...More

Thank JeffGoodwin
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Sayasak Pakpasak (also called SamYaek PakPasak) is a convenient Mecca for Laos and foreigners who want to hang with locals. The second story restaurant/bar/pub overlooks the Mekong River, and arriving early (recommended) means you'll take in the atmosphere and the fun with a good view...More

Thank Joseph D
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Looks excellent from the outside less to be said inside. Very outdated and full of ants. We got our food that took a very long time. We ordered crumd chicken I had a third of the chicken looked down and it was completely raw in...More

Thank Sherrelle M
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Rooftop seating is best for evening. Views across the Mekong. Local band playing. Popular with locals, but some foreigners as well. Prices are very reasonable. Staff OK, although not overly friendly.

Thank Raintree_Thailand
Reviewed 28 January 2016

aka Samyek Pakpasack; 3yaek Parkpasuk, etc. Plenty of groups here at lunchtime in the aircon rooms downstairs. More come in the evenings for the open air deck and sunset views over the Mekong. Food is decent with good prices. Aimed at the locals - not...More

Thank wandring1
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Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corner of FaNgum/ Sithane roads | On mekong riverfront, Vientiane 0100, Laos
  • Location: Asia  >  Laos  >  Vientiane Prefecture  >  Vientiane
No street numbers, but this 2 storey restaurant is on the junction of the riverfront road Fa Ngum St, and Sithane St. across the road from Pakpasak Technical school
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