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Vientiane Kitchen

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8 Soi 36, Th Sukhumvit, Sukhumvit, Bangkok 10110, Thailand
+66 2 258 6171
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11:00 - 23:00
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Bangkok, Thailand
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67 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2015

This is a wonderful place to enjoy traditional Isaan-food and North Thailand music and dance.We had Tom Yam Gung and Tom Kha Gai which were quite good and original spicey, sun dried beef and porc,laab gai and laab moo,hot pan beef,morning glory +++deserts.All GOOD ...The only dish we missed was Mango & sticky rice....drinks were as well good and not... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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35 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2015

We were walking back from a trip to the market and discovered this place just about a block from my daughter's apartment and the Skytrain. That night we retraced our steps and what a wonderful surprise! From the outside, this place looks like a cheap dive. Inside, the wood beamed ceiling rises to two or three stories! The acoustics are... More 

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Fairlight, Australia
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266 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2015 via mobile

This place was close to our hotel, so we gave it a go. What a top spot. Huge place with a mezzanine level as well as a ground level. Food was genuinely different and the waitress helped us choose some classic Laotian dishes. The Ant Egg omelet was excellent. The special entree gives you four meat nibbles and is good... More 

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Santa Ana, California
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62 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2015

The wife and I dined at this establishment on Sukhumvit 36, for dinner with another couple. Great everyday Thai food which did not cost an arm & a leg with Issan-style entertainment. Ordered the Tom Yung style soup, ant-eggs salad, ant-eggs soup, baked noodles with shrimp, eggplant salad, stir-fried morning glory, Issan sausage, steamed fish with spicy seafood sauce, rice,... More 

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bangkok
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31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2014

Hidden in an old ramshackle like building, not far from the corner of Sukhumvit 36, is Vientiane Kitchen. When you walk into the bldg, it seems like a good puff of wind could blow the place down but step inside and you may be pleasantly surprised by the quality of the food and generally good entertainment. Although the entertainment may... More 

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Destin, Florida
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115 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2014

We travel to Thailand for the summer every two years and consider ourselves experts on Thai food and even more so Thai I-saan food (our favorite regional food). Ten years ago we were lucky enough to be taken to Vientiane Kitchen by a lovely I-saan lady. Every two years we look forward to returning. Fortunately for us we met the... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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454 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 593 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2014 via mobile

I am amazed at the negative remarks of some reviewers. Particularly the complaints of this being overpriced. I just had dinner at Vientiane Kitchen. I stuck to Issan specialties, som tam and larb. Actually the menu has a full double-column page on papaya salads alone, but I stuck with the basic som tam with dried shrimp and peanuts. The som... More 

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2 Thank Vincent M
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2014

It has been the second time in this restaurant, the second birthday I celebrate there and it's really ok: the food is good (but not special), there is live music, the atmosphere is great. You pay quite an high price maybe because of the live music and good service and that is ok too. What is not ok is to... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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136 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2014

After reading a number of less than flattering reviews my expectations were not to high. But I was pleasantly surprised. Crispy pork, crispy fish and Keo Neow were all nice. My wife and her five girlfriends ordered all sorts of stuff that my stomach is not yet ready for - so its difficult for me to comment on how good... More 

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hongkong
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2014

This is an ahthentic Issan (Northeastern Thai) dining experience with music and dance at night. It is spicy. I have been here many times and probably tried the entire menu. I still like the Som Tam papaya salad and Kob Mu Yang (BBQ pork neck) with sticky rice the best. Generally, this is closer to a street food place. While... 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
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Soi 36, Th Sukhumvit, Sukhumvit, Bangkok 10110, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Bangkok
  • Phone Number: +66 2 258 6171

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?