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Lao Kitchen

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Rue Hengboun | opposite KP Hotel, Vientiane 0100, Laos
+856 20 54 846 421
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is great if you want to try some Lao food Stayed in Vientiane for 3 days and we visited this place twice. You have to try the Larb and also the sun-dried/beaten beef. If you like spicy don't be afraid to say so since they are used to guests that can't handle spicy. We did the mistake on... More 

Thank Louise S
Taguig City, Philippines
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food. Accommodating and friendly staff. What you pay is what you get, meaning the foods they served are good and big serving.

Thank Lesly L
Cape Town, South Africa
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

We read about this restaurant in the lonely planet and we were starving- it was already late for lunch. The restaurant was open and happy to serve us. The food was ok and the prices were quite steep. But we never had the soup and perhaps that's what we should have had?!

Thank Heidi1982015
Level Contributor
29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Everything was amazing, and I have tried most of it. I go back here every time, possibly several times during my visit. The fresh local herbs, fish soups, and chicken pandan are always a favorite. Really fantastic prices as well!

Thank Amanda E
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

I accidentally found this place and i was so glad i did, has a nice menu and from what i can remember range of options, it was quite and a nice place to just sit and relax, great food!

Thank emmareg1
Penang Island, Malaysia
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25 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Local food, but we choose to order their special menu, noodles soup cost about 15k kip only. Nice and tasty.

Thank greentea87
Level Contributor
13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Cold beer, pleasant atmosphere, good food. They offer to make the dishes to a 'tourist level spicy' but the normal Lao level is not that hot.

Thank Michael B
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

It is very nice to enjoy our meals in Lao kitchen because all dishes we had were excellent. Good location and near Mekong river. Highly recommend.

Thank Sunny K
Jupiter, Florida
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284 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Ate here a couple time during our visit. The last page of the menu has dishes for 25,000kip which include a serving of rice. The spicy basil chicken, the ginger chicken and the red curry with chicken were all very good.

Thank T S
Bali, Indonesia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Cool place lots flavor and good size meals..definitely coming back. Chicken wrapped up in pandan leaves (they may call it banana but it's not). They don't have wifi but the restaurant next door does and their food looks good too..

Thank David H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$9
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue Hengboun | opposite KP Hotel, Vientiane 0100, Laos
  • Location: Asia  >  Laos  >  Vientiane Province  >  Vientiane
  • Phone Number: +856 20 54 846 421
Opposite the KP Hotel near the National Cultural Hall. Open from 11am to 10pm everyday.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?