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Phakhao Lao Restaurant

Wat Chan Lane, Vientiane 0100, Laos
+856 20 77 517 272
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good62%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (5 reviews)
“sticky rice” (6 reviews)
“tom yum soup” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Wat Chan Lane, Vientiane 0100, Laos
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As BKK expats, we were happy to test Thai food in Laos and were not disappointed. They serve decent food - not the best ever - bur rather authentic and delicious- Big plus, though is the nice, old-fashioned andlalmost rural setting of the restaurant in...More

Thank Chroegel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were recommended this local, family-run restaurant by staff of the Ansara Hotel nearby as a good place for local food, and they were quite right. We ate there three times on consecutive days, as the food was so good. There is a nice dining...More

Thank ldhf
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

To start, it was very expensive for the area. Four adults with a variety of items ordered, the cashew chicken was delicious. But the seafood was not edible due to being extra chewy. A couple of the dishes had very little flavor and the sticky...More

Thank boonutsmom
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Had a late lunch at Pha Khao. Communication with the server wasn't the best, they probably didn't have their full wait staff during the lean time. Sat at the wooden deck surrounded by a beautiful garden. The Thai food we had was very good and...More

1  Thank ptrav9
Reviewed 23 April 2017

If you can find this restaurant (down the lane from the Ansara hotel) you will get a decent meal at low prices. I didn't see any Laotian dishes on the menu - they all seemed to be Thai or Chinese, but that suited me fine....More

Thank ChapLondon2
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We went to the restaurant due to the good recommendations here and we're fully satisfied. Location is on a small street, but you sit inside a nice garden. Service was good and quick. Food was delicious and prices reasonable. Can definitely recommend it.

Thank iweber13
Reviewed 21 January 2017

We came here for dinner on a Saturday night. There was a large group of people in the back of the restaurant (Korean or Lao) who were quite loud and who took up a great deal of space. We tried to sit as far away...More

Thank Bryan H
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Go through to the back where tables are. Menu extensive, staff very efficient and friendly. Food really good.

Thank jabontour2016
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Pha Khao Lao restaurant is tucked away on a small alley off the Main Street where the night market is located. It's rather easy to find, just look it up on Google maps first. The staff was attentive and friendly and spoke English. The restaurant...More

Thank Thai L
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Pretty good restaurant for typical laos food. Average prices for vientiane central area. Not too busy during lunch.

Thank satobt
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wat Chan Lane, Vientiane 0100, Laos
  • Location: Asia  >  Laos  >  Vientiane Prefecture  >  Vientiane
  • Phone Number: +856 20 77 517 272
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