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All 229 Vientiane Restaurants

Common Grounds Cafe and Bakery

101 Chao Anou Rd. Wat Chan, Vientiane Vientiane, Laos
856 21 255 057
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Ranked #23 of 229 Restaurants in Vientiane
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $8
Hours:
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Bakery, Mexican, Vegetarian
Good for: Families with children, Doing business
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Doing business
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch

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English first
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Came here with a girlfriend and sat on armchairs for a few hours chatting and reading. Loved their chai latte and iced americano, their baked goods (walnut cheesecake and passionfruit cupcake) were just average. Otherwise loved the feel of the place!

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Vientiane, Laos
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103 reviews 103 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

I have eaten and had take away from this place a few times and it is simply great! The burrito and chicken salad would have to be the best tasting I have had in a long time! The location is great and also the restaurant layout is fantastic!

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Byron Bay, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Mostly really good food - the breakfast hash is great and they'll do it vegetarian if you like; French toast sickly sweet and not recommended; lunchtime wraps tasty. Chai tea latte delicious. Friendly staff. A little over priced but only just. Can be unbearably noisy if there are kids in there, especially down the back - love kids but the... More

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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45 reviews 45 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

This lovely little restaurant is a place that caters to ex-pats. The food is very good, We had many things, the burritos, taco salad, cheesecakes, cookies, juices, ice creams and others. The cheesecakes are delicious! Probably one of the best cheesecake I have ever had. The cupcakes were also good as were the cookies. The mango passion juice was a... More

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Brighton, England
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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

I think this café is THE ex-pat place to go in Vientiane, and you can tell why! The food is delicious, filling and experimental. The cakes and cookies are so tasty, and for $11 my boyfriend and I had 2 large meals (burritos, salad and a drink) and a cookie. I did have to wait about 20 minutes for my... More

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Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Common Grounds is fantastic! I was in Vientiane for a week with my wife and we ate at Common Grounds several times. From the food to the staff, the whole experience was great. After spending time in the hot sun, it is great to walk into a clean and cool air conditioned cafe for a bite to eat. You are... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Love that they had gluten-free written right on the menu! You feel a sense of modern and clean right when you walk in. Great food, great ambience, can't say enough great things about it!!

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Fantastic place with fresh and plentiful food. I'm a vegetarian, many options here. Kids loved the play place. We will return.

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Wilbraham
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78 reviews 78 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

We stopped in for lunch and while the service was slow, the food was deccent. I had the eggplant wrap which was tasty and my partner the Quesadilla with cheese. For a quick lunch I can recommend Common Grounds.

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Lucknow
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

I love Common Grounds! Food is good, got some vegetarian options. My favorite are the ice cream storms. They make their own peanut butter, which can be purchased to take home. Decor is simple, yet beautiful, there is free wi fi, a playground for the children and outdoor sitting area.

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