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Joma Bakery Cafe

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Th Setthathirat, | near Namphou Fountain, Vientiane 85600, Laos
+856 21 215 265
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07:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 21:00
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Fairbanks, Alaska
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52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Eat here one a year for three years straight when visiting Lao. Think of this as Subway but with a much more refined menu, options, and homemade deserts to include milkshakes. Service is fast with a great atmosphere and free WiFi. This restaurant attracts western visitors and is a climate controlled facility. A quick bite for a "fare" price.

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Thank Eric60826
Suffolk
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54 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Decent enough place, clean and efficient, but the coffee was poor, not the worst I had in Vientiane but close. Too weak- that does not imply I like strong coffee, this was too light on flavour. Hence I did not return and in the end used Sinouk where the coffee was streets ahead.

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Thank SuffolkLucchese
Malvern, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a few weeks on the road, a nice basic toasted sandwich and 'mug' off coffee was welcome. Very quick service, nice atmosphere, but definitely not authentic food if that's what your looking for.

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Thank Dippyd63
Richmond, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having just arrived in Vientiane after an early wake up and flight from Luang Prabang, Joma was an ideal stop to revive. The coffee is delicious and the food very well prepared and tasty. I had a BLT on Focaccia bread and my wife a Salmon Roll. Both excellent. Very quick and good service.

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Thank Malcolm M
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Joma bakery is a prototype of Lao Starbucks.... The place has several bakeries in every big town including Vientien and Luang Praban. So if Jomma exists in any place it means you're in a right place. Food is delicious and coffee is good. working Staff basicly is formed by lao teenagers that speak basic English so no problem with communication.... More 

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Thank Anna S
Hong Kong, China
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food and beverages served is about the same as the international chain stores. Coffee I had at noon was pretty strong making me stay awake the whole night. Free wifi is a common offer.

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Thank Yolanda H
Hermsdorf, Germany
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119 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had breakfast here once and was totally satisfied. Nice food, coffee and service and strong free wifi.

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Thank oggse
Indiana
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22 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

I've been in Asia the past 3 years and although you can get western food most places, this is the most home-like food I've had! We ate breakfast here every day and came back in the evenings for pumpkin pie which tasted just like home! Not only was the food great but the staff was above and beyond. The atm... More 

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Berkeley, California
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144 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Joma is a go to stop in Vientiane...very US style coffee shop that serves sandwiches and great deserts. Morning pastries are excellent.

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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105 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We (older parents and adult son) had breakfast at Joma. Sadly the coffee was thin and bitter. We paid, ate our food (which was fine), drank our smoothies (the best of it all) and left, our coffees essentially untouched.

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Ginny C, Marketing Manager at Joma Bakery Cafe, responded to this review

Hi there! Thank you so much for visiting our cafe. We are so glad that you enjoyed the meal and the smoothies. We make the food fresh to order and we use real fruit for our smoothies, along with our own homemade yogurt. We are sad that you did not enjoy your coffee! Usually, our coffee is quite strong for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 21:00
Monday
07:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 21:00
Thursday
07:00 - 21:00
Friday
07:00 - 21:00
Saturday
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Th Setthathirat, | near Namphou Fountain, Vientiane 85600, Laos
  • Location: Asia  >  Laos  >  Vientiane Province  >  Vientiane
  • Phone Number: +856 21 215 265
Description
Western style bakery cafe serving bakery, dessert, ice cream, smoothies, shakes, 100% Lao Arabica organic coffee, sandwiches, salads, soups and more.

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