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Moon the Night Restaurant

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143 10 SouphanouvongAve Khounta Vientiane Cap., Vientiane Cap., Vientiane 0100, Laos
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
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76 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

Large open air lodge type bar right on the Mekong River. Open air, quiet street a bit north up River. Drank beer Lao dark (my favorite Asian beer), ate good Lao food (some western dishes available). Good value, great atmosphere.

Thank Adventravler
London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

The view onto the river and skyline are very nice. the restaurant has a lot of space and a large selection of food and drinks. definitely worth going to for local food and views

Thank Chris A
Maitland, Australia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016 via mobile

Have visited this restaurant several times now and have always enjoyed the food and atmosphere with good live entertainment the prices are very reasonable for three people we had four dishes plus rice and drinks 800baht .. I have paid more for less in Vientiane will definitely be back

Thank 528paul
Quezon City, Philippines
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168 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016

The food is similar to most restaurants along the Mekong strip- shabu shabu style hot pot, seafood, fruits and lots of beer. But what is nice about the place is that it has high ceiling, airy and open space so you feel the cool breeze from the river. A major plus- good acoustic band! :)

Thank mimabama
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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37 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

Mainly frequented by wealthy or show off locals but it's worth the trip if only for the food and view,, a bit pricy but a one time experience.

Thank LivinInBangkok
Bangkok, Thailand
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47 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

This big restaurant sits on the banks of the Mekong River, about 2 km from downtown Vientiane so it is possible to walk there. It is basically an open air restaurant with a roof on top (see pic). The comprehensive menu has mainly local dishes and prices range from 20,000 to 80,000 kip (2-8 dollars). We had 2 plates of... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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54 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015 via mobile

Crispy fried chicken, duck and mushrooms were pretty good, but otherwise service was dismal, with rather uninterested staff. Dishes came way before the sticky rice, such that you either eat the rice with cold dishes, or eat the carbs separate from the dishes. Location and ambience were also not great. A rather local place

Thank ym_young
Savannakhet, Laos
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48 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

The food and service is really good, menu is highly varied and there are dishes to suit all tastes , both local and international food which is safe for visitors from out of town without having to worry about getting sick. Service is pretty good although can be hard to get a waiter when it is busy. The musc was... More 

Thank Stotty6
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

Local food and local service ....... a bit dirty and waiter speak no English. For me and my friends we will never go again.

Thank Ralf_Peter2013
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

The foods are quite good (not very good). most of them are traditional food, so it's good for you to pass by and try. Menu have 4 language (Laos, Chinese, Vietnamese, English), very convinient, but the staff cannot communicate well in English. Sit next to the river, eat Laos traditional food and listen to live music is a great experience

Thank VanTien

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 143 10 SouphanouvongAve Khounta Vientiane Cap., Vientiane Cap., Vientiane 0100, Laos
  • Location: Asia  >  Laos  >  Vientiane Province  >  Vientiane
Located by the Mekong River with good sunset view.

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