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Reviewed 23 December 2023

Everything at the best! I don't know what to write to not seems i am overreacting. The owner was so nice and after took my order of salad, came back and told me they don't have cucumber to put in it because there was in...all area a lack, the order came quickly, the place is quite and so relaxing, the food is good. And not the last coconut shake, has taste a coconut not only ice!! For me is an experience to not miss in Don Det!More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 27 November 2023 via mobile

Incredible dinner at Mama Leah’s place! We had red and green curry and cucumber salad. The place has nice interior, and the kitchen can do miracles!

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 13 November 2023

Beautiful little restaurant, nicely maintained, friendly service and good quality, yummy food. Nice options available on the menu. It’s difficult to find good food in Don Det so highly recommend this place.

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 12 April 2023

For me personally, dinner was incredible. I had been missing a good Thai green curry and saw that they served green curry here, I was a little dubious at first but my curry was delicious. My boyfriend ordered another dish which he really enjoyed but...he was very jealous of my curry! I devoured it all and complimented the chef afterward. They also bought us some complimentary Laos shots after the meal which was nice. I also thought that the decoration of the restaurant was really nice, it was pretty with lanterns and lights and there were some nice spots to lie down before eating. We went back for a second time and only had 4 nights on this Island.More

Date of visit: March 2023
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Reviewed 21 March 2020

Visited this restaurant on our last night in Don Det. Super value for many and the burgers are to die for! Highly recommended.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 29 February 2020 via mobile

Best place in don det. We came here twice, and second time we chose to walk 25 mins only to eat and go back. Amazing food.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 27 February 2020 via mobile

The omelette was quite boring, quite oily too. The juice was canned (shoot me). The restaurant is nice but it feels too much like I am in Europe - they start giving you the "pay and GTFO" look as soon as you have your last...bite. Really clean bathroom. Quite surronding.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 19 February 2020

Great and really tasty food for good prices. The currys are amazing. Everything is fresh prepared. You can enjoy yummy shakes, you have a big variety for breakfast, e.g. Müsli with fruit salad, milk and yogurt on top, farmer's breakfast, pancake and so on. You...can order Laotian or Thai dishes, but also western (especially German, Swiss) food. The western food really tastes like home. For dessert I highly recommend to try the banana chocolate rice pudding with peanuts - so delicious. Not only the food is good also the ambience: nice terrace next to the river, tables with chairs or mattresses to relax, warm light, good music. Don't hesitate to go there.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 1 February 2020 via mobile

Great view, service and yummy food. We had pasta and a sandwich at lunch time. Reasonable prices too.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 30 January 2020

Best meal we had on don det by far. Also one of the best for ambiance and view. No other restaurants came near it. Fish needs to be ordered the day before which was the only disappointment

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 26 January 2020 via mobile

We are so glad that we choose this place. The owners are very helpfull, the houses are simple but everything works fine and have a wonderful view over the Mekong. It is nice and quite as well. The restaurant is fantastic, staff very friendly and...especially Lutz will help you in any we he can. Great value for money, green surroundings, hammocks etc. Everything was great!More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 17 January 2020

everything in this very very nice restaurant is fantastic best food in town, cold beer and best bikes to rent in town, the papayasalad is heaven, the currys are mouth-watering homecooking at its best it is absolutely worth to walk the 20min from the ferry...dock to mama leuah we where 5 days on don det and we where there every evening for dinner lutz, thank you so much for your time you spend with us cheers chris & sonjaMore

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 5 January 2020

On New Year’s Day we were pretty hungover and wanted a good breakfast. This place was recommended to us by a lady who had been on the island on vacation for 3 weeks and had eaten there most nights. We went and had the rosti...which was a small portion but tasted good. The Arabic coffee is really nice too. We went back to dinner as we enjoyed our time there in the morning. Dinner was great - I would recommend any of the curries or the pad Thai. The German owner is very chilled and gave us a free shot after dinner. The wife and daughter don’t speak much English so messed up my coffee order. But no big deal. Overall would recommend this place for sure.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 29 December 2019 via mobile

We went to Mama Leuah due to the great ratings and we were so blessed! Not only did we meet really great people over there - the restaurant has a great vibe and is placed on a great location near the Mekong. And the food!...It was marvelous!!! Such good western foods, they tasted like in Germany. Absolutely delicious, so that we had to come back one more time. Also the owner is a very friendly and happy person! Thank you for the great experience!More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 21 December 2019 via mobile

We have been travelling for four weeks now with our 15 year old boys through Nepal, Thailand, Cambodia and Laos and we unanimously declared Mama Leuah to be the joint winner so far (tying with an Indian place in Pokhara). The food was delicious, the...service great and the setting and the restaurant beautiful. We stayed on Don Khone for three nights and cycled/walked from there on two evenings to have dinner at Mama Leuah on Don Det. The owner Lutz is a German expat and he runs the restaurant together with his wife. The food is a great mix of Asian/Laotian and western cuisine (Not sure how far you have to travel from Don Det to get the next “Kartoffelsalat” or “Frikadellen”). We stuck to the Asian dishes and everything we had was delicious + the portions were of a very decent size! They also offer nice looking accomodation on the sun rise side of Don Det (can’t write anything other about them as we stayed somewhere else). On the second night we got some Laotian Schnaps with lime - yummy - Thanks Lutz!More

Date of visit: December 2019
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I don't have a photo of the menu, but I can tell you this: Excellent selection of curries and soups. Best Massaman curry I ever ate. Also, some German-inspired dishes. The prices are fair for the curries, especially since... More
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Mama Leuah Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 5