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Amphone

37 Soi Wat Xieng Gneun | Setthathirath Road, Vientiane, Laos
021212-489
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Ranked #25 of 229 Restaurants in Vientiane
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Asian
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
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English first
Australia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

While living in Vientiane I ate here quite a few times and was never disappointed. Good wine list I recall, if you need a break from the local beer. Bit pricey, but one of the best restaurants in Vientiane I think.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Welcoming reception, english menu. Nice presentation of Food, tasted great. For locals propably more on the expensive side, but for travellers and Business People visiting still a bargain. Outside Terrace is clean and perfect for candellight dinners as well as Business.

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Brisbane
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Would recommend the spicy steamed vege and Mekong fish. Waiters don't speak much English but the menu us easy to order from.

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Adelaide, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

This restaurant hidden in a side street was recommended by our tour guide. It was a quiet night and we were served promptly. It was a bit steamy outside so we moved inside to eat - a delightful old-style but renovated Laos architectural house, though the lighting was more suitable for a romantic dinner rather than a family meal. The... More

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Glasgow
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92 reviews 92 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

I would come back here without hesitation. The food is excellent, with a wide array of local food at very good prices. The beer (as with everywhere) is cheap and we were welcomed and served very well despite the fact we were the only ones in the restaurant, as we hadn't realised that the locals ate much later. If you... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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61 reviews 61 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Delightful and authentic Lao cuisine. I would be happy returning here again and again. A good range of choices and reasonable prices.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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61 reviews 61 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

We were strolling the area, too early for dinner, but stopped by and made a booking for my husband and me for dinner. When we arrived, we were shown to a table in the corner of the outside deck, nice enough, but as the evening went on, easily overlooked. We ordered traditional Lao foods, which came well enough prepared, but... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

My profession is to critic - it does not matter how good the place is - i will always find some mistake or something to write about - however, with this restaurant i felt different - i felt the hart and soul and the sperit of the person who created it ! Food is food and especially " what is... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Now this is actually one of the very best restaurants in town. I visit it each time I come to Vientiane. The lower rating in this list is surely based on the fact that no-one finds it by just strolling aimlessly as a tourist. But do not fret, it is located close to town centre; just aim for Jazzy Brick... More

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Tasmania, Aust
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57 reviews 57 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

We persevered until we located this restaurant. It's quite central, but just off the main strip. We shared an entree of spring rolls, and the mains were a chicken curry and fried fish...sorry I can't recall the exact titles from the menu. The dishes were lovely, and felt like they were a great representation of Lao cuisine. The service was... More

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