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Makphet Restaurant - CLOSED

Sethathirat Rd | Chanthabouly District, Vientiane 0100, Laos
+856 21 260 587
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sorbet” (8 reviews)
“sticky rice” (20 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Sethathirat Rd | Chanthabouly District, Vientiane 0100, Laos
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Reviewed 14 July 2017

I found Makphet in a restaurant guide in my hotel room. It sounded interesting and it was just a short walk away so we headed on over. The restaurant appears to occupy a former home, you enter the front gate and find yourself in the...More

Thank Mike D
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Makphet Restaurant is behind wat Ong Teu. The young wait staff didn't have much English but the person who seemed to be the Manager explained the food to us.  Our 5 course set menu was: Red pork soup - pork, beans, capsicum, green eggplant, pumpkin,...More

Thank rozmont
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Situated on a quiet side street off the main road near the night market. Attentive staff and good food. We chose to eat here because it had been recommended on a gluten free travel site as having a good range of items that were gluten...More

Thank Roma17
Reviewed 30 January 2017

We ate at Makphet twice while in Vientiane. We loved our lunch so much we returned several days later for dinner. The outside courtyard is quite nice, on a quiet street (a bit tricky to find the first time), and the service very good. We...More

Thank Olivia M
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Makphet delivers decent Lao food and offers a good conscious to its visitors. Service is a bit insecure but they are doing their best in learning their professions. Very friendly and welcoming staff.

Thank JK-Amsterdam
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Went to Makphet on first night in Vientiane about 100m from Salana hotel where we were staying. Sat outside in the courtyard and enjoyed an excellent assortment of local Lao dishes which were some of the best of our whole trip. We liked the concept...More

Thank sing_trav_888
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Restaurant established to train street kids on the restaurant business. Great local food, reasonably priced, in a nice atmosphere. The garden dining area is very festive. There is a gift shop as well with proceeds going to child protection and support. In a quiet location,...More

Thank Angelina M
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

The restaurant has a nice inside space and a shaded outside patio. The youths in training are doing a great job and the food and drinks are very good indeed. Highly recommended!

Thank Johan S
Reviewed 5 December 2016

The meals at Makphet were delicious, Asian fusion style food. The green papaya salad with large aquatic beetle came with just that - a large beetle, that was very tasty. The staff are youth training to work in the restuarant sector. They were engaging and...More

Thank bfvermont
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

My wife is vegetarian food. We were recommended this restaurant by a friend. Wanted to visit for dinner but could not get a reservation. So ended up have an al fresco lunch. The dishes are big and we ended up over ordering. If you get...More

Thank Sunilshah97
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sethathirat Rd | Chanthabouly District, Vientiane 0100, Laos
  • Location: Asia  >  Laos  >  Vientiane Prefecture  >  Vientiane
  • Phone Number: +856 21 260 587
Open Monday to Saturday from 11am to 10.30Pm (Kitchen closes at 9.30Pm) This award-winning restaurant (Miele Guide) is the culinary destination of choice in the Laotian capital, Vientiane. Makphet offers creative Lao cuisine, as well as great shakes and cocktails, all in beautiful surroundings. The restaurant also has a small gift shop attached to it, selling products made by families which will help keep their children in education.
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