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“As close to authentic as you can get!”

Lao Laan-Xang Restaurant
Ranked #147 of 1,014 Restaurants in Madison
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Asian, Thai
Dining options: Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
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Dining options: Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Reviewed March 14, 2013

I love to travel Southeast Asia -- so I was a bit wary going to try this restaurant.I have to say I was impressed. The spring rolls were very good and the house dipping sauce excellent. we were a party of four, so we all ordered something different. The crab ragoons were gobbled up and deemed mouthwatering! I loved my wonton soup - tasted just like my usual breakfast of choice when travelling....... very good! We also had the garlic shrimp, the cashew chicken and sweet/ sour chicken-- all very good, but I feel this was a bit more "americanized." They were still very good with large portions. I would probably go with the medium "hot" level -- one step up from their "timid" level of spicy-ness.
I thought the prices were fair given that it was in the Madison market
(but was quite a shocker when you are used to paying 2 to 3 bucks for the same meal overseas).

I liked the restaurant location and the set up in the dining room. The wait staff was very good at their jobs. We had a very pleasant and funny waitress.
I would definitely recommend this place and will hopefully come back again.

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Reviewed March 8, 2013 via mobile

The casual atmosphere provides a perfect setting for an outstanding meal. The menu variety is surprising. Each of our party ordered a different meat and heat selection of the mango curry and each was amazing. I won't hesitate to return.

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Reviewed March 5, 2013

Love these flavors. Started with well constructed spring rolls with a Lao Sausage. Main course of a very flavorful, aromatic Lao fried chicken, with a very spicy papaya salad and sticky rice. The papaya was a bit spicier than I like. Dining room, and the service, were both quite eclectic. Look forward to trying other things on the menu when I pass through Madison.

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Reviewed February 24, 2013

The food here was good and the wait staff was friendly and helpful. One of the people in my party though had to wait quite a bit longer than everyone else to get their food.

Thank Erin248
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Reviewed January 15, 2013

The Mixed Vegetable Curry and Pineapple Curry are incredible! The flavors are excellent and we always have left overs for lunch the next day. I crave this place at least once a month. This place is one of my favorite restaurants in Madison!

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