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Tamnak Lao Restaurant

Sakkarine Road | Ban Watsene, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
+856 20 78 957 894
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good44%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travelers talk about
“bamboo shoots” (11 reviews)
“fish stew” (3 reviews)
“pork” (13 reviews)
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Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Sakkarine Road | Ban Watsene, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My schoolmates and I were traveling around SE-Asia during November and had a lot of great food experiences during that period. One of the outstanding places we did dine was Tamnak Lao. Myself I had the Penang Gai - which was marvelous, and I also...More

Thank Marco67Kalinna
Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff was friendly despite limited communication skill. Restaurant was packed with tourists. No local. Fried spring roll, river weed, luang prabang sausage, steam lime fish, larp chicken & fried bamboo shoot with pork. All were good. However, price is on the very high side compared...More

Thank alextanwm
Reviewed November 1, 2017

We had dinner here on the first evening of arriving Luang Prabang. We learnt of Tamnak Lao on Asian Food Channel from the Malaysian programme Axian Food Adventures, during which some of the traditional Luang Prabang dishes were introduced. The menu is quite comprehensive and...More

Thank Billy Z
Reviewed October 16, 2017

My husband and myself attended this cookery school thinking it would be interesting and fun. Unfortunately, we had not checked previous reviews when we booked. The chef was uninterested. He was clearly very bored. He showed us what to make and then we sat down...More

Thank Moira M
Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

Wonderful Lao cuisine. The spring rolls were divine and the mains were awesome. I only wished I had tried this place earlier in my stay.

Thank Ray R
Reviewed October 3, 2017

We had one set dinner and one a la carte dish - which was plenty for two. The set menus are 3-4 decent sized dishes, plus rice, meaning very filling. It's very good quality local food for a decent price; the quality of the food...More

Thank Me J
Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

Had some food here on our first night, nice local food with good service! The waiter was very good and wanted to practice his English on us!

Thank Poosan
Reviewed July 2, 2017 via mobile

We had a great evening meal at Tanmak Lao Restaurant. Each of the 4 of us ordered Sets of Lao food and there were few complaints! Thinks to watch out for though are; o English is very poor among waiting staff so you need to...More

Thank Bunkshyde
Reviewed June 2, 2017 via mobile

Supposed a restaurant and cooking school would offer good choices and yummy cuisine, for my steam veg plate served with tomato sauce just too plain to give any good comments.

Thank lsg181
Reviewed June 1, 2017

it is located just off the night market. it is in a white colonial house. the ambiance and colour are all very soothing. they serve good local dishes or you can order the set lunch. prices are comparative in LP. they also conduct cooking classes....More

Thank jeff1955malaysia
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sakkarine Road | Ban Watsene, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
  • Location: Asia  >  Laos  >  Luang Prabang Province  >  Luang Prabang
  • Phone Number: +856 20 78 957 894
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