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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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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“fish tacos” (6 reviews)
“burrito” (12 reviews)
“mango chicken” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Mexican, Cafe, Australian, Canadian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
101 Chao Anou Rd. Wat Chan, Vientiane Vientiane, Laos
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1 - 10 of 207 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Good food, pleasant staff, nice feel and playroom for the kids so you can take a breather whilw you have a coffee

Thank willscarlett2015
Jenna L, Communications Coordinator at Common Grounds Cafe and Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thanks @willscarlett2015; we think your review is 'Jolly nice'! So glad you were able to stop in and take a breather ;)

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really beautiful fresh food! Nice clean place aswell. Staff are friendly. Definitely a good place to come! Very filling aswell ❤

Thank Santana O
Jenna L, Comm Coordinator at Common Grounds Cafe and Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for the feedback, Santana! Love that you enjoyed the space & food, come back soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Shot guys. Love how well executed everything is. It’s so nice to visit a cafe, eat top food and support something that matters. We were visiting from Pakse and it was very refreshing to come and enjoy your service. Ka pai 👌

Thank chloestantiall
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely love their ethos. More cafes need to be like this, supporting the community :) The juices were amazing, I tried the pineapple and red cabbage to be bold, and loved it!

Thank TravelBMC
Brendan P, Manager at Common Grounds Cafe and Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

So glad you enjoyed our little spot. Look forward to seeing you again

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Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

Very cozy and calm, great place for an authentic arabica coffee from Lao. You can buy ground or beans as well as souvenirs. They claim to help northern producers thanks to a sustainable supply chain. The coffee is really superb, this is the first time...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

We were there with our family and our friends family. They have great food, great coffee, and a really nice play area for the kids

Thank Nate S
Brendan P, Manager at Common Grounds Cafe and Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded April 13, 2018

Great that you enjoyed our place. Hope to see you again soon

Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

This coffee shop/restaurant is exceptional. We were here on 3 consecutive days. Staff are very friendly, nothing is too much trouble for them. The coffee and baked goods are excellent, especially the harvest cookies. The mango chicken in pita bread is really good. Best of...More

Thank Julie H
Brendan P, Manager at Common Grounds Cafe and Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded April 11, 2018

Thanks so much for your review. We love repeat customers and so glad that you enjoyed your visit. Hope to see you again sometime

Reviewed April 5, 2018

Great atmosphere, good staff, great coffee, great internet. Unfortunately the food that I have had is merely ok, which would be the eggs and the fruit and grenola. If you have work to do then it offers the perfect environment, or if you need to...More

Thank oneshot2shots2016
Brendan P, Manager at Common Grounds Cafe and Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded April 6, 2018

I am sorry the food did not live up to your expectations, we do pride ourselves on providing great food, peaceful atmosphere and great coffee. Thanks for your review.

Reviewed March 16, 2018

The staff here were friendly and attentive, they were able to answer questions about gluten free menu options, and the food was great! I loved the gf corn tortilla with the burrito and can't wait to head back to try some different fillings. It would...More

Thank Roxanne S
Brendan P, Manager at Common Grounds Cafe and Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded April 6, 2018

Thanks so much for your review. It is great you enjoyed our GF options, it took a long time to develop them. In the future we are aiming to provide more than one bakery item, but happy that we can provide our delicious brownie that...More

Reviewed March 8, 2018 via mobile

We went there for breakfast and found the food and coffee tasty but very over priced. There are better and cheaper places in the area.

Thank Cat L
Brendan P, Manager at Common Grounds Cafe and Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded April 6, 2018

Sorry that you felt this way, we regularly check our prices against other similar venues and find that we are competitive if not better than the other cafe's. Glad you found our food tasty.

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DeniseJE
December 1, 2017|
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Response from Brendan P | Property representative |
Sorry, we do not have any credit card facility. We are cash only.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$2 - $10
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Chao Anou Rd. Wat Chan, Vientiane Vientiane, Laos
  • Location: Asia  >  Laos  >  Vientiane Prefecture  >  Vientiane
  • Phone Number: +856 21 255 057
  • E-mail
Description
A haven in downtown Vientiane that provides a welcoming environment and spaces for business meetings, relaxation and families; a variety of fantastic fresh food; great organic, fair trade coffee and sensational shakes, juices and desserts all made in our onsite kitchen and bakery.
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