The 7 Best Restaurants in Vang Vieng

Perhaps, rarely can people deny that outdoor activities like hiking, kayaking, and tubing in Vang Vieng will absolutely work up an appetite. However, you may be overwhelmed because there are a huge variety of choices for restaurants, food stalls, or services of cheap eat catering and do not know which one will satisfy your taste. To help you deal with this awkward situation, below are 7 top-rated restaurants in Vang Vieng that you are able to consult when being on the hunt for a meal.

1. Gary’s Irish Bar

Owing to its friendly, unpretentious atmosphere, indie tunes, free pool, and cheap grubs, Gary’s Irish Bar is considered as one of the best bars in town. It serves tasty pub grub like homemade pies, burgers, and Laos fare (25,000 – 40,000 Kip) in a great little two-story shack. Besides, you can watch live rugby or football match on the flat screen TV. If you want to know more about attractions in Vang Vieng, you can ask the staffs, as they are very knowledgeable on the area. Though it is a good spot for breakfast, most of people come here after a hard day of kayaking or cycling before the place turns into a real party.

  • Address: Ban Savang, Vang Vieng 1003, Laos
  • Opening hours: 9 am – 11.30 pm
  • Tel: 00 856 20 56 115 644

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2. Viman Vang Vieng

For the true Thai curry out of Bangkok right in Vang Vieng, this Thai – German restaurant was established to serve all of the usual favorites ranging from schnitzel, currywurst, potato salad to kaiserschmarrn. Interestingly, most of things here like cooking and serving are done by a Renaissance chef Mr. Kaz, who was born in Thailand but lived in Germany for decades before opening up Viman. He is said to have the best Thai curry outside of Bangkok and it is certainly delicious and worth 40,000 Kip. In addition, everyone finds him a classically trained musician; and of course if you are lucky enough, he will serenade with freely-chosen songs at your table. Please take note that reservations are recommended in high season, which definitely helps you raise the sense of initiative.

  • Address: street across from Silver Naga Hotel, Vang Vieng, Laos 
  • Opening hours: 9 am – 9 pm everyday
  • Tel: 00 856 20 58 926 695

3. Pizza Luka

Among several pizzerias in Vang Vieng, you should try the one run by French Chief Jean-Loup, who cooks his pies in the outdoor oven built by himself. Choosing Pizza Luka, which is located in a pretty wooden Lao house, as a stop for diner, you will be served pizza, lasagna, salads, and desserts. Besides, you can try the white pizza or the goat cheese honey one which is made from goat cheese of Vang Vieng’s organic farm, and enjoy your dinner in the mint-green interior or alfresco in the garden where homemade pizza is baked in a wood-fired oven.

  • Address: Rue 8 018, Vang Vieng, Laos
  • Opening hours: 6 pm - 10 pm, Monday - Wednesday
  • Tel: 00 856 20 98 190 831

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4. Amigo’s Vang Vieng

You may be surprised when finding an authentic Mexican restaurant in the backstreets like Amigo’s Vang Vieng, which is famous for the best Mexican food in Laos. The locally sourced ingredients and the menu including delicious tacos, burritos, fajitas, nacos, and so on make this hidden gem in a secret garden a must-visit restaurant when traveling to Vang Vieng. It is advisable to get there by early evening to sample the margaritas and get the evening going with a buzz.

  • Address: Ban Savang, Vang Vieng, Laos
  • Opening hours: 10 am – 10 pm, Sunday - Friday
  • Tel: 00 856 20 96 456 423

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5. Le Cafe de Paris

If you want to enjoy mash potatoes, gravy, steak or duck flavored with French taste, let’s find no further than Le Cafe de Paris where your wish will be come true. Situated in a quiet street being far from the main strip which gives it an easy, relaxed ambience, Le Cafe de Paris provides genuine French cuisines. Although food’s price here is more expensive than other restaurants in Vang Vieng, the delicious hearty food always makes up for this. Moreover, the waters and the cooks are very friendly, which reunites to express a truthful passion and sincere service attitude.

  • Address: Rue de Hospital, Ban Vieng Kheo, Vang Vieng 1003, Laos
  • Opening hours: 6 pm – 11 pm everyday
  • Tel: 00 856 20 54 650 451 

6. Nazim Indian

Nazim, a countryside chain, specializes in serving Malaysian and Indian cuisine in clean and basic space. This brand took over this Indian restaurant in 2017 and brings visitors as well as the local people with a wide variety of dishes such as numerous vegetarian, butter chicken, garlic naan, or lamb masala. .What is more; Nazim Indian Restaurant’s menu also owns a well-known page of halal food deriving from Malaysia. As a result, why don't you take a trip to this site to experience the precise savor when you need a break from the native Lao dishes?

  • Address: Main Street, next to Milan Pizza, Vang Vieng, Laos
  • Opening hours: 9 am – 11.30 pm everyday
  • Tel: 00 856 23 511 214

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7. Restaurant du Crabe d’Or

At Restaurant du Crabe d’Or, which is named after one of Vang Vieng’s most renowned caves, you can liberally pick out taking a seat indoor to enjoy the air-conditioned comfort of an well-organized room on the first floor, or outdoor to contemplate the charming riverside scenery, a tropical garden, and the stunning background of around limestone mountains. Furthermore, the menu will make you satisfied with grilled salmon steak, pork cutlet with honey and lime sauce, as well as a raft of trade-Asian dishes.

  •  Address: Ban Viengkeo, Riverside Boutique Resort, Vang Vieng, Laos
  • Opening hours: 7 am – 10 am, 12 pm – 2 pm, 7.30 pm - 9.30 pm
  • Tel: 00 856 23 511 726

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In conclusion, high-end restaurants in the gorgeous province of VangVieng are waiting for you to serve with their best. Add more colors for your delight holiday by enjoying delicious meals at these restaurants, you will be able to not only get insight into Lao food but also recharge much energy to go on your trip in this tourist-oriented destination.


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