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“Memorable”
Review of Tamarind

Tamarind
Ranked #23 of 227 Restaurants in Luang Prabang
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $3 - $15
Cuisines: Asian
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed November 12, 2013

If the inability to get reservations is a sign of success then Tamarind has made it. We were delighted to get seating an evening later than desired but only at 6:30. Nevertheless it was well worth the wait to experience the wonderful flavors and professional service provided. The staff has a good command of English and graciously offer advice the interesting menu which includes several pages on the food and culinary customs of Laos. Each of the entrees we tried were memorable and the open carafe of wine delicious. However the one dish which will always be remember will be the banana split made with yogurt and toasted coconut. Not only was everything delicious but also reasonably priced for the quality delivered.

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Reviewed November 10, 2013

The menu caters well to tentative, experienced and adventurous diners. If in doubt try the sampler plates. The staff are attentive and give detailed descriptions of the dishes in very good English. The servings are generous

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Reviewed November 8, 2013

We eat at Tamarind on our last night to Luang Prabang and we were very pleased with the food we had here. It`s one of the best places you can find here if you want to have delicious Asian food, and I personally recommend the stuffed lemon grass. The prices are also very affordable, and the staff is very nice and willing to explain to you everything you want to know about the food. The presentation was impressive also, but make sure you make a reservation before you get here. Overall, we had a lovely time here, and I would definitely go back!

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Thank RebeccaLPat
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Reviewed November 6, 2013

First we went to big market to learn about ingredients. The class is held at a beautiful garden about 30 minutes outside of the city. The environment was breathtaking. You learn many dishes. You eat late in the day so make sure you have breakfast. Chai was our instructor and he is good with infusing humor, lightness to the day. Would highly recommend.

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Reviewed November 6, 2013

This place is popular so try to book in advance or on the night and then just wander off for a beer somewhere. Outside eating is overlooking the Mekong. We came back twice. Second time we were ready for extra heat so just ask for the food as they would have it if you like your food hotter. All Luang Prabang restaurants seem initially cautious in offering tourists the same level of heat that they too would expect. Very friendly front of house. Well recommended.

Thank MartinandRosie
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