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Lin's Cafe

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Latsaphanit Road | Talat Yen Plaza, Ban Xaiyaphoum Village, Savannakhet 1300, Laos
+856 20 99 881 630
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
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48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped at Lin's for a meal and for coffee. The cafe is light, bight and clean. The staff are very warm and service oriented. The menu has a variety of dishes, including some good fresh foods and generous salads. The only drawback was that by the time I received my salad, the other three in our group had finished... More 

Thank LusakaSushidog
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely place in Savan....great salads....nice paninis ...great coffees and very helpful staff. Great place to just sit chill and plan.

Thank fiona b
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41 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly service with decent WiFi, good variety of dishes available; I had the Schnitzel on many occasions and thought it to be about the best value.

Thank Adrian N
Chonburi, Thailand
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've eaten here many times in the last 4 years. They do Laos/Thai dishes and some international or fusion dishes too...notaly Japanese style, pasta and Burgers. their burgers are great - I never eat at McD's but would happily eat twice a week at Lin's OLD place. they have now moved to new much larger premises. i visited late -... More 

2 Thank wilcop932
Sithiveth, Owner at Lin's Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for feedback. In fact, Lin is usually at the counter from morning to around 15:00. In the evening, other staff stand by the counter. As we have expanded tables and menu of food, cooking staff are facing a small panic. In the evening, Lin is helping cooking staff in the kitchen. We apologize the disappointment that you felt... More 

Surin, Thailand
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242 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016

Lins cafe is now in bigger premises since my last trip to Laos. I highly recommend this establihment on its food, prices, and portions also very clean. A great place to relax in this boring city. Good choice of food on offer,

Thank thaikwai
Kuwait City, Kuwait
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6 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

Fast efficient service from the English speaking staff. The Chilean Chardonnay was served in champagne flutes and the Chardonnay was very nice. A good range of food styles on the menu which were reasonably priced.

Thank Bill Z
Norwich, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Lin's has moved to new, bigger, premises right next to the night market plaza. Everything is as good as the old place, high quality smoothies, delicious food, vegetarian choices, and super clean toilets! :) What more could you want? :)

1 Thank Steve W
Yekaterinburg, Russia
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

Maybe the best place to eat in Savannakhet (Laos). Good European and Asian food. Air-conditioner and nice view. Waiters are quite slow.

Thank MaximNaumov
Leiden, The Netherlands
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151 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

Right in the middle of town, on the Plaza, this is a great place for a coffee or to check your email. Very friendly people, great chairs!

Thank Thom S
Kanchanaburi, Thailand
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

Lin's Cafe deserves its place as #1 on Tripadvisor. Great service, lovely food, good location and reasonable prices. I visited twice and cannot recommend highly enough.

Thank Suan71990

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$2 - $5
Cafe, Asian, Thai, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Latsaphanit Road | Talat Yen Plaza, Ban Xaiyaphoum Village, Savannakhet 1300, Laos
  • Location: Asia  >  Laos  >  Savannakhet Province  >  Savannakhet
  • Phone Number: +856 20 99 881 630
Lin Cafe has relocated 150 m to the east, facing the Talat Yen Plaza or Night Market.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?