What to eat in Vientiane

Vientiane is a vibrant city that includes a wide range of food from surrounding countries like Cambodia, Vietnam and Thailand to European food. Vientiane can make even the most adventurous of appetites satisfied. Most of the great restaurants locate near the downtown and are very accessible. Your experience here would be at a loss without trying the best traditional Laos food and enjoying the stunning view at Kuala Restaurant. If you want to try new feelings with Western food, you should try out L’Adresse de Tinay for delicious French cuisine and L’Opera for Italian cuisine.

Fujiwara Restaurant

This is one of the first five Japanese restaurants located in Vientiane downtown where you can try all type of Japanese food especially sushi

  • Place to eat: Rue Setthathinath, Vientiane, Laos

Heuankeo Restaurant

It is a valuable buffet style lunch restaurant where you can try many difference types of tasty food

  • Place to eat: 077 10 Hongkha St Hongkha Tai Vientiane Cap, Vientiane, Laos

Inter City Hotel Restaurant

It is an indoor restaurant serving Chinese/Lao/Thai/French food located right in the opposite of the night market – a great place to enjoy the night life or go shopping after your dinner.

  • Place to eat: Quai Fa Ngum, Vientiane, Laos

Khop Chai Deu Food

A place where you can try a variety of food including Asian and Western cuisines, locates right at the heart of Vientiane with great atmosphere

  • Place to eat: Southwest of Nam Phu Fountain, Around Town, Vientiane, Laos

Kualao Restaurant

One of best standard Laotian food restaurant that you must try during your stay in Vientiane to get the real taste of Laos food. There is a special trational dance show in the evening starts at 19:00 for entertainment during dinner time. It is Vientiane’s internationally recognized upscale authentic Laos restaurant, which flawlessly reincarnates the atmosphere of early colonial French Indochina

  • Place to eat: 141 Samsenthai Road (Centrally Located), Vientiane, Laos

L’Adresse de Tinay

Delicious French cuisine with an original touch (Asian flavors). It is a charming restaurant standing out from a quiet street

  • Place to eat: Wat Ongteu (behind the temple) Parallel to Setthathirath Road, Vientiane, Laos

The Bistro 22

Formally known as Chez Philippe , it is considered as a high quality French cuisine restaurant serving all kinds of tasty French food as well as deserts, which locates within a walking distance from town

  • Place to eat: Rue Hengboun, Opposite KP Hotel, Vientiane, Laos

L’Opera Restaurant

A great place for those looking for Italian restaurant right at the middle of famous spot “Nam Phou”. It has very good lunch sets and a variety of Italian and French winesPlace to eat: On the Fountain Circle, in the centre of town, Vientiane, Laos

Le Silapa Restaurant

It is a French restaurant serving all kind of French cuisine, wines as well as desert

  • Place to eat: Ban Haysok, Around Town, Vientiane, Laos

Makphet Restaurant

The restaurant serves a wide range of dishes from traditional to mordern Laos food. It also offers the opportunity to all disadvantaged people who want to learn to be a chef and other chosen professional, which in turn contributes to the community development

  • Place to eat: Behind Wat Ong Teu, Vientiane, Laos

Nazim Restaurant

This cacuous Indian dinner has a various menu of north and south Indian food as well as Halal Food. Vegetarian selection is extensive, it is highly recommended

  • Place to eat: Located on Fa Ngoum Road, Vientiane, Laos

Nok Noy Noodle Shop

This is a fast food restaurant with a little bit limited choices including fried rice and noodle or plain soup. Nonetheless, it is quite famous for both local people and foreigners due to its cheap prices, efficient service…

  • Place to eat: Fa Ngum Road, Vientiane, Laos


It is a simple and basic eating place but offering a great view from the central location. The menu is a tasty combination of light Western and Laos

  • Place to eat: Sabaidee@Lao Hotel – Pangkham Road, Sisaket Village, Chanthabouly Dist, Vientiane, Laos

Sticky Fingers

It is an international restaurant appropriate for families with children. It also serves a variety of delicious dessert with reasonable price

  • Place to eat: Situated across from the Tai-Pan Hotel, Vientiane, Laos

Xang Khoo Restaurant

Come to Xang Khoo restaurant, visitors can not only enjoy a wide range of Asian and French food at a very affordable price especially for the daily set but also enjoy a fantastic atmosphere.

  • Place to eat: 68 Pangkham Road, Vientiane, Laos

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