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Kungs Cafe

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Rue Simeuang | Soi 1, Vientiane 0100, Laos
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Brackley, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tucked away down a quiet street, there is this calm oasis of cool food - what a lovely hideaway. Was busy for a Monday lunchtime which always encourages me to feel positive about a place. Had a great dish of pork phad Thai, with a cooling lemonade. Typical SE Asian service - in their own time - but I'm ok... More 

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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770 reviews
413 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 242 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There were no tripadvisor hours listed, and I read a couple of the other reviews to determine if they were open for dinner or not. I couldn't tell, but it looked like they were. We trekked out in the dark to find this difficult to locate restaurant, and with some effort found the small lane it is located on. Big... More 

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Paris, France
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Went there yesterday. The place is a restaurant/street food at the end of a quiet local street. Good food, charming people and very nice environment!! Will go back!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We looked for it for a few minutes but the pate sandwich did worth it , the mango smoothies too. Definitely should try even if visiting for one day

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

As vegetarians we appreciated the wide selection of dishes. I think all the entrees were 15,000 KIP. We had a coconut soup and stir fry vegetables with two ice coffee for about $5 dollars. Fresh ingredients, perfect spice and a quaint setting with lots of return business. I really miss this place.

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Karlsruhe, Germany
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Asia can be hectic at times, and this is just the place to escape. Hidden in the back of a narrow street, it's peaceful. I went here 2 times in one day because I was feeling so stressed out :D it's family run and they love to chat, the food is nice&cheap

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Umea, Sweden
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Went there to try their "sticky rice mango pancake" I read about here.....very disappointed about that....just a plain pancake with a piece of mango inside!! Nothing special at all. I asked the staff where the "sticky rice" were and the said that the menu had wrong text and that the dish were correct?????!!! Anyway...the place are good for a silent... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

I'm so glad we had the chance to visit today. The cafe is small and humble, but felt very authentic. The food was very good...you must try the mango sticky rice pancake... my companions ordered them, and after I tried their's, I had to order my own. It's my new favorite breakfast food (thankfully they let us order them at... More 

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San Diego, California
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291 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

This place is located at the end of an alley. Seems to be a popular local breakfast spot. They serve humble food that is good and cheap.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

I was recommend this place by a fellow traveller who had been in Vientiane for a few months. Squeezed down a back alley this delightful laid back mostly outdoor cafe serves really nice reasonably priced food. You won't be the only travellers there, but that doesn't make it any less authentic. Very friendly service too.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue Simeuang | Soi 1, Vientiane 0100, Laos
  • Location: Asia  >  Laos  >  Vientiane Province  >  Vientiane

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