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Larnxarng Lao & Thai Cafe Restaurant

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Shop 208 | Spence Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
(07) 4031 5749
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10:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Wonderful Thai

Highly recommendable! Very good Thai and the beef salad is the best I've ever had outside of Thailand. Really yummy food!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Highly recommendable! Very good Thai and the beef salad is the best I've ever had outside of Thailand. Really yummy food!

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Cairns, Qld
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I ate here a few months back and it was Ok, not earth shattering. Passable. Food was tasty and service was great. It has changed names just recently so could be new owners

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Cairns, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

I have dined here several times with my partner and with friends. The food is great. Staff are friendly and atmosphere pleasant. It is a typical takeaway/dine in restaurant. You can bring your own wine.

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Cairns, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

The owners come from Surin in Thailand if that's any indication of food style... Authentic Thai with generous servings... If you are a first time Thai foodie, then you may struggle with the lack of complete explanation in the food and understanding of what is spicy hot and what is not. BBQ pork and basil was a highlight. SomTum (Green... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015 via mobile

I love thai food and look around for authenticity! I chose to try here but was dissapointed, the porpia (spring rolls) were so pastry thick and floury due to thickness of the pastry. chicken and cashews: please dont put decorated carrot, brocolli and snow peas in it, that is not authentic, and please attempt to fry the cashews: not just... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We have tried several Thai joints in Cairns but this is authentic, well priced and absolutely delicious everytime. It's that good that before other friends and family will put in orders for me to bring to them if they know I'm coming to visit. Friendly staff, great with kids and will do awesome vego options. If you want it Thai... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

A very tasty hidden gem! Spence Street (past Bunnings) wouldn't be the first place I'd look for an outstanding Thai but I am extremely glad I found it! The Thai Cafe is a basic but cozy 'restaurant eatery' with extremely friendly staff, a great casual atmosphere and some of the best Thai/Lao meals in Cairns. It's a dine in or... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

We went here on Saturday night. The food was great and yhe waitress was friendly and helpful. Great food and great value. I would recommend to friends and will definitely dine here again.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Came here for dinner with a good Laos friend who thought the food was just like back at Laos. The food was great , servings large and great friendly service. Definitely worth the trip out of town.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Tried here based on reviews and were not disappointed. great food and friendly staff. its also byo anything. Not super cheap given the decor. but better value than the rest of thai restaurants on town. highly recommend!

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Additional Information about Larnxarng Lao & Thai Cafe Restaurant

Address: Shop 208 | Spence Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Phone Number: (07) 4031 5749
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
Open Hours:
Monday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cuisine: Thai

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Shop 208 | Spence Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: (07) 4031 5749

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Thai
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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