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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 222 restaurants in Vientiane
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $8
Cuisines: American, Bakery, Mexican, Vegetarian
Good for: Families with children, Doing business
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Good for: Families with children, Doing business
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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San Jose, Costa Rica
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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
18 helpful votes 18 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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3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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36 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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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Langley City, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Fantastic food, drink and environment. Super clean and they have an awesome playground for kids. The friendly staff really sets Common Grounds apart. Not sure why this cafe is not more popular!

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014 via mobile

For our one week stay in Vientiane we made use of Common Grounds every day (except Sundays when they are closed), and for good reason. For the traveller to Laos it is a friendly, comfortable, clean, safe, quiet and attractive place to relax, unwind in a cool setting, have good conversation, or connect with others, all while enjoying an excellent... More

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Vancouver
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014 via mobile

When I first stepped into the restaurant, I thought I was back in my hometown. Clean, modern, good air conditioning. Cute outdoor playground for children just outside the window so parents can still watch them as they sip their coffee. The best part was the food: so fresh and delicious. We had the chicken Greek pita with pina colada and... More

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