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Alex restaurant

Ban Sop Houn village, Nong Khiaw, Laos
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“breakfast” (36 reviews)
“green curry” (19 reviews)
“cheesecake” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Ban Sop Houn village, Nong Khiaw, Laos
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We were staying just down the road at Meexai Guesthouse. We went to Alex's every day for breakfast, and several times for lunch. The green curry is great, the fries are good if you're feeling naughty, and the fruit is always really fresh and tasty!...More

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed in Nong Khiaw for 4 nights and ate at Alex’s 3 times. Restaurant lay out has futon sitting areas (super comfy) aswell as tables! Great Laos style food aswell as a menu that has just about everything. The staff are friendly and the...More

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tasty dinner. I had the green curry. My partner had a chicken cashew stir fry. We enjoyed both but they took awhile to come out. Vanilla cake was just ho hum. Price is right though and staff are lovely. Good place to eat if you...More

Thank Jessica P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant at just after 3:30PM for lunch on our first day. There were 9 other people in the restaurant when we arrived. They took at least 15 minutes to come and take our order, my boyfriend’s drink arrived quickly but mine took...More

Thank Holly A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A tiny bit off the beaten track (ie 30 m off the main road) Alex is a family house that somehow manages to operate as a restaurant. The prices are ridiculously low and the food was surprisingly good. The green curry was quite delicious and...More

Thank Martin O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely chilled atmosphere with quiet jazz playing & people enjoying the lovely service (who doesn’t want a ‘whisky’ chaser for the ubiquitous beer Laos? We had fried noodles & (veggie) green curry - both really good - lovely fresh mint with the noodles. Stray just...More

Thank Tigris15
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

We had breakfast and dinner at Mama Alex. The food is good, plenty and cheap. We could recommend the green curry and fried noodles in egg wrap. So tasty!

Thank Stefanie J
Reviewed 6 November 2017

The restaurant is a little tucked away from the main road, but the food is great. I highly recommend the green curry. It may be one of the best curries I've ever had. Service is a bit slow, with only one main cook, but the...More

Thank Rich S
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

This is a local family affair, the food is a good Lao/ western mix. The prices are very good and portion size excellent. The lady who is mother and runs the operation speaks excellent English. It’s a great place to meet travellers if you want...More

Thank GarfieldDorset
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

We first stopped off to satisfy our mango sticky rice cravings from Thailand and weren’t disappointed! We then returned again for dinner and then the following morning for breakfast. All of our meals were amazing and the lady working there was so lovely. I definitely...More

Thank Lachymilligan
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ban Sop Houn village, Nong Khiaw, Laos
  • Location: Asia  >  Laos  >  Luang Prabang Province  >  Nong Khiaw
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