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Lao Kitchen

Rue Hengboun | opposite KP Hotel, Vientiane 0100, Laos
+856 20 54 846 421
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good44%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“laab” (64 reviews)
“sticky rice” (60 reviews)
“fish cakes” (12 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Rue Hengboun | opposite KP Hotel, Vientiane 0100, Laos
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My first meal in Laos & wanted something local & not too expensive as I was feeling jetlagged having flown in from the UK! Enjoyed an early evening meal at Lao Kitchen. Good service & very reasonably priced.

Thank IslandMichele007
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tried this place yesterday. Wait staff are a little slow, but imo the food more than makes up for it. I had the ginger stir-fry with chicken, wife had the glass noodles and our son ordered the sweet and sour pork along with fried spring...More

Thank Ron F
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had heard about this place before arriving, and luckily it was right across from our hotel. The setting is nice and the staff are attentive. The menu is extensive and includes many traditional Lao foods. We particularly enjoyed the Southern Beef stew and fresh...More

Thank w1dders
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stop for a quick bite to eat . Very central location and cheap as chips prices. Plenty of locals eating here also so that speaks for itself . The staff were friendly

Thank Harry2141
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here as it seems to be the best place to have local food. It was tough to get any response from the waiters and we just sat down at a free table. We had to ask for the menu. Food was good but...More

1  Thank Lars S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were very surprised at the very slow service given that there was plenty of staff. After 2 weeks of eating local food at good restaurants we thought the food was very good & the prices very reasonable but I gave up on waiting for...More

Thank Noel D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited it after following the reviews from TA and were very disappointed. The food was ok but the service super slow. We ordered fried springrolls, fried rice with chicken and laab with duck. After almost 30’ we got the springrolls and had to wait...More

Thank Deppy C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Used lunch but also dinner during our Vientiane stay. Much choise on the menu but the just very simpele friend Rice is already delicious . Nice please to enjoy your lunch or dinner.

Thank EmileTilburg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had dinner here two nights. Both evenings the restaurant was half full. The first time it took one full hour for my soup to be served together with the mains. O.k., we are in Asia and soup is not necessarily the starting point of...More

1  Thank Mikael J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great place for sharing. I went by myself and ordered the small portion of mushroom soup and brown rice. They were out of brown rice which worked for me as the 'small' or 'regular' portion was large enough for at least 2,...More

1  Thank LiveYourYBR
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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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