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Lao Vientiane - CLOSED

701-771 Vernon Ave, Victoria, British Columbia V8X 5A7, Canada
+1 250-475-3522
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good42%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
24 Feb 2015
“Probably the best Asian cook in town”
17 Feb 2015
“Worst Service Ever”
Restaurant Hours Closed
701-771 Vernon Ave, Victoria, British Columbia V8X 5A7, Canada
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Reviewed 30 December 2013

We almost didn't go because of the negative reviews of the service, but decided to go and be prepared to wait because we really felt like Lao food. The service was great! Our waiter (Kyle) was efficient and personable-he gave good recommendations, brought everything in...More

Thank bcvic
Reviewed 13 November 2013

I used to live five minutes from this restaurant when it first opened. I've been eating there ever since. I have been to Thailand and Laos, and while this is definitely more fusion than authentic, it is flavoured and cooked true to southeast Asian standards....More

Thank Maddycakes987
Reviewed 2 September 2013

We have been coming here for dinner off and on since this restaurant opened. The service has always been slow and confusing but food has been excellent. Tonight there was only one waitress working for the entire restaurant. My dish lacked flavor and I noticed...More

2  Thank Anna and Ron K
Reviewed 15 August 2013

My husband and I have eaten at Lao Vientiane several times and ordered delivery (online, hooray!) at least a dozen times. Why? Because it's so delicious! We've tried several other Thai restaurants in Victoria, but were always disappointed. We were pretty much ready to give...More

2  Thank shreddywa
Reviewed 8 August 2013

We went there for a Birthday for our Chinese student, along wih a good friend. We ordered 3main dishes plus the Pork Egg Rolls as a appetizer, a sticky rice. We thoroughly enjoyed all our dishes, food was so fresh tasting, and really enoyed lit....More

Thank Wayne H
Reviewed 5 July 2013

We have eaten here before and really enjoyed the food but not the slow service. This has improved. A group of us shared the food. The menu offers a wide choice, everything on the menu looks wonderful - hard to decide. The server was friendly...More

Thank rick p
Reviewed 13 May 2013

Three of us enjoyed dinner at this restaurant. We shared these dishes: the yum talay salad, the gang kiew green curry with chicken and the kua pho jae (a rice noodle dish). We also had a serving of sticky rice. All were freshly prepared and...More

Thank THenry33
Reviewed 11 May 2013

We have been going to this restaurant since it opened. The food is amazing but he service is dismal. Occasionally there is a on the door saying they are short of staff but they never hire more. There is a man who stands behind the...More

Thank BCroadtripper1
Reviewed 3 May 2013

This restaurant adds some zest to South East Asian cuisine choices in the region, with Thai, Lao and other options on an interesting menu. Seating is simple but comfortable in a mall area on the outskirts of Victoria, on the start of the main highway...More

Thank Ruperto
Reviewed 17 April 2013

Lao Vientaine because the food is authentic. Made fresh and not sitting around. No aditives such as MSG or salt. Fresh tasty that does not leave you feeling bloated and thirsty. Some times the service is a little slow but I think most Asian retaurants...More

1  Thank Jamcanbc
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 701-771 Vernon Ave, Victoria, British Columbia V8X 5A7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 250-475-3522
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New restaurant (open only two weeks) Thai and Laotian Cuisine.
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