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L'Opera Italian Restaurant

City Centre, Vientiane 0100, Laos
+856 21 215 099
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good31%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“pasta” (11 reviews)
“tiramisu” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
City Centre, Vientiane 0100, Laos
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Reviewed 22 June 2018

VILLA OPERA the best Italian food in LAOS!!! If you can’t go to Italy, You must go for the very best Italian food to Vientiane, PDR Laos!! Visit the VILLA OPERA, a quit place, in an old, beautifully renovated french house. Big choice of an...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank HpRLaos
Reviewed 18 November 2017

I was very surprised to be able to find a restaurant of this quality in Vientiane. Now having visited Vientiane for business on many occasions I call in each time I am here because my Laotian friends enjoy the experience so much. Set in an...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank ChrisSurb
Reviewed 23 October 2017

The new location is just great, beautiful villa and very well decorated, just for that is worth a visit. Food was very nice, had mostly fish dishes from appetizer to main, all was smooth and handle by professional staff. The owner himself came to say...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Robert B
Reviewed 25 June 2017

L'Opera has moved to Villa Opera. Go to Villa Opera to enjoy the food and atmosphere. There is a choice of rooms at Villa Opera for young people and for those who are no longer young.

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank zolaamt
Reviewed 4 April 2017

The food could not have been better. I had a generous order of New Zealand lamb chops with a savory sauce. Started with a Caprese salad; the mozzarella was full flavored and the Balsamic reduction was perfectly done. A glass of house red wine completed...More

Date of visit: April 2017
1  Thank ZhongguoKM
Reviewed 13 February 2017

L'Opera is now Villa Opera and is a little north of the city, between Suvanaphoum Road and the river. It is in a beautifully restored French colonial house. The menu is the same as at the old place, though it tasted particularly good on our...More

Date of visit: February 2017
1  Thank donandkeo
Reviewed 26 October 2016

How exciting is this. After 25 years the Opera shut, temporarily, its doors and is moving to a beautifully restored old French colonial villa slightly upstream the Mekong river. Like anything else in Laos also this takes longer than anticipated and Pino, the owner, hopes...More

Date of visit: October 2016
1  Thank Laddawan S
Reviewed 25 August 2016

You would need to be on the brink of starvation to enjoy the food in this place. Worst food I ever had in Laos!

Date of visit: October 2015
Thank ThomasBo
Reviewed 15 June 2016

expensive ! But if there is something special, Pino will prepare it for you. The staff don't smile but they are effective and Pino is the best address to help you out in Vientiane with good adresses. will change location soon because of that architectural...More

Date of visit: May 2016
Thank michel n
Reviewed 10 May 2016

On a 2 week tour in SE Asia, had to take a break from rice. So our hotel was within walking distance to this area of restaurants. I had lasagna, hubby had chicken parm, and our friends shared a pizza. Bread was fresh and hot,...More

Date of visit: April 2016
Thank nekrum30
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: City Centre, Vientiane 0100, Laos
  • Location: Asia  >  Laos  >  Vientiane Prefecture  >  Vientiane
  • Phone Number: +856 21 215 099
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