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“Nice bar in crazy Vang Vieng”

Arena Restaurant and Bar
Ranked #45 of 83 Restaurants in Vang Vieng
Cuisines: Asian, French
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed December 18, 2011

Persuaded into this bar by a gorgeous smiling girl so were prepared to be ripped off. How wrong we were. We were ushered upstairs to the deserted balcony where we were greeted by the smiling owner. We ordered food and beer lao. The food was delicious and the beer lao was cold. It was very inexpensive and the owner allowed us to play our own music through the sound system. You can watch the mayhem that is Vang Vieng from the balcony.

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Reviewed December 1, 2011

Vang Vieng is chock full of Western restaurants serving the same rehashed alternatives - pizza, pasta, more pizza, steak. So it was refreshing to find Arena, a Laos/Thai restaurant with a swanky interior and exterior just up the road from the tubing shop, and with prices equal to those of the western places (if not lower). The owner was genial, the food fantastic (red curry recommended), and sitting on the rooftop bar you could almost forget you were in a party town full of drunkards and stoners. Bliss.

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Reviewed November 20, 2011

The owners of Arena have gone out of their way to make a very smart well presented little place. The menu is varied, food well preparedand presented, and prices OK too - similar to most other eateries in town.

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Reviewed April 8, 2016
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