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Lao Laan-Xang Restaurant

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1146 Williamson Street, Madison, WI 53703-4841
(608) 819-0140
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Dining options: Reservations, Takeout, Delivery

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  • 56
    Excellent
  • 26
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 1
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  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Awesome!!!!

So delicious! Excellent service! Will go often! Choose your own level of spicy. I ordered a lvl 3 which was perfect for me. My friend ordered very mild. Everything was fantastic!

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
MadDiner
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Madison, Wisconsin
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  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Delivery
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Madison, Wisconsin
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

So delicious! Excellent service! Will go often! Choose your own level of spicy. I ordered a lvl 3 which was perfect for me. My friend ordered very mild. Everything was fantastic!

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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27 reviews 27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Looking for dinner next to the Barrymore, very pleasant surprise. Great rangoon apps, salmon special was excellent and well priced. Nice beer selection to top it off. Will be back.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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54 reviews 54 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Ordered three mushrooms entrée, great favor, however almost no mushrooms. Staff offered to split tofu and pork half/half when I was indecisive, which was very nice. My partner's curry was rich and warmed us up, filled with nuts as advertised. Good Asian and American beers on menu, fairly priced. Portions were decent, somewhat smaller than nearby restaurants. I will certainly... More 

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Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
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101 reviews 101 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Each visit to Madison, this is the place I choose to go for dinner! They have a large variety of choices for dinner. The spring rolls taste fresh and are excellent. I enjoy the curry as well. Service is always very good and food is supurb!

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Surabaya, Indonesia
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116 reviews 116 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

If you have tried various asian cuisine especially spicy ones like Thai or Indo then you must try this Lao cuisine. The taste is unique and very good. Try the house specialities w steam rice or sticky rice. Their papaya salad is one of the best ever. Wine is quite ok. The only drawback is lack of staff with the... More 

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The restaurant is small and cozy, the service is excellent and the food delicious, served family style. I guess that's why it's always busy and crowded, so we had to wait about one hour for our food, but it totally worth it.

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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99 reviews 99 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We went here for a Monday night dinner based on a recommendation. When we got there, a few other people were eating. By the time we finished at around 9:30, the place was packed. The waitress was very friendly, and the atmosphere nice. This is Laotian food, somewhat different from other Asian curries and spices. We had a Kang Gai... More 

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Chicago
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43 reviews 43 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

I was in town and with a colligue so we decided to avoid the dreaded chaines. It was a Monday so there was no wait. We were seated and the great service bagan at that point. Our waiter was knowelgable about the food and gave dead on suggestions. My meal had the perfect blend of hot and smooth. My coworker... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

They were super busy that day. I made a few friends during the wait. I think i know why they were busy because the food was delicious. try their garlic chicken

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Viroqua, Wisconsin
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30 reviews 30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Chose this restaurant based on proximity to our evening venue and reviews here. Reviewing the Atwood Ave. location in the review. Alas, our search for an excellent Asian restaurant in central/western Wisconsin continues, especially with the disappearance of the Golden Egg Roll in La Crosse. I really wanted to like this place. Asian is almost always my first choice when... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1146 Williamson Street, Madison, WI 53703-4841
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: (608) 819-0140

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: Asian, Thai, Vegetarian

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