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Joys Restaurant

Turn Right at Nam Pho Fountain | Turn Right at the Fountain, Walk Toward the Mekong Riverand It's on Your Right, Luang Prabang 06000, Laos
+856 255166575
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good18%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tempura” (6 reviews)
“sticky rice” (15 reviews)
“spicy chicken” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Turn Right at Nam Pho Fountain | Turn Right at the Fountain, Walk Toward the Mekong Riverand It's on Your Right, Luang Prabang 06000, Laos
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Really enjoyed the food and service at Joy's Restaurant. The fried fish with garlic was wonderful. Have never had a fried fish prepared so well - was very soft and tasty, not overcooked and tough, as happens so often at other restaurants. The Olam with...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A very rewarding meal and the best fried spring rolls in town. I had the Pad Thai pork and thought it was very well prepared with a good balance of flavors and generous proportion. My first meal was a take out and my second in...More

Thank TravelerSindee
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well what can I say? A small family run business, this restaurant is a off the main road and I would not normally find it. The menu is unbelievably extensive with loads of Asian and western dishes (it puts other restaurants to shame). Food take...More

Thank Jules F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Looking for a delicious, cooked to order, clean, fresh, tasty, made with love meal at a VERY reasonable price? Look no further. Joy's is THE place. Whether solo or a group of 15, the most lovely and talented Joy can and will accommodate you. I...More

Thank Tomthetraveler99
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing family run restaurant just off of the beaten path. There are a few tables in the small courtyard garden in front. We chose to eat inside in the small, intimate dining room, simply furnished and feels like home. There were many excellent mouth watering...More

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was one of the finds of our South East Asia adventure . Off the beaten track a bit and not in the centre of town it was near where we were staying and was amazing quality and value for money. Only a small...More

Thank HughRichardStacey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Clearly a nice place to eat. Excellent Asian food, tasty, fresh. Great staff, both mrs and M, fluent in English, happy to explain to you the dishes. Romantic outside.

Thank zoizeaudesziles
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner with duck laab, fish olam, laos salad, rice and beef with vegetables. The dishes are fine. We like the salad, sticky rice and olam. Laab and beef are so so. The suprise is the kitchen. The ground and walls are dark (because...More

Thank Linh D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Joys is like asking your mom to cook you something and she goes to the kitchen and makes it for you. Then your brother brings it to you and it is great. I had the chicken pad thai and it was quite different. Less peanut...More

Thank Chris L
Reviewed 14 February 2018

The 4 of us had dightfully fresh flavourful food. We met a traveller who reurns here each year to do volunteer work& told us that this is one of her favourites. That says it all-enjoy.Great value!

Thank NKY60
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Takeout, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Turn Right at Nam Pho Fountain | Turn Right at the Fountain, Walk Toward the Mekong Riverand It's on Your Right, Luang Prabang 06000, Laos
  • Location: Asia  >  Laos  >  Luang Prabang Province  >  Luang Prabang
  • Phone Number: +856 255166575
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