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Lao Vientiane - CLOSED

701-771 Vernon Ave, Victoria, British Columbia V8X 5A7, Canada
+1 250-475-3522
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good42%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
24 Feb 2015
“Probably the best Asian cook in town”
17 Feb 2015
“Worst Service Ever”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
701-771 Vernon Ave, Victoria, British Columbia V8X 5A7, Canada
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Reviewed 24 February 2015

The food here is fabulous, and most certainly ranks among the best of any in town, including some excellent Thai restaurants. What lets the place down is the service. They have a constantly changing staff of nice, pleasant, but inexperienced and untrained waitresses, and they...More

Thank Roger M
Reviewed 17 February 2015

Decided to try out this restaurant based on a recommendation from a friend. Yes we did go on Saturday which was Valentine's Day. We ordered two beer and an appetizer which came quickly.after that everything fell apart. We placed our order and waited an hour....More

1  Thank NvSue50
Reviewed 10 February 2015

I ordered take-out, and so can only comment on the quality of the food. The menu has a great mix of Lao and Thai food. Everything we ordered was excellent, and was actually made very spicy upon request. The laab was a favourite. I would...More

Thank Susan P
Reviewed 5 February 2015

Lao Vientiane offers traditional Laotian and Thai-style cuisine in a charming setting at a very reasonable price.

Thank YukonStef
Reviewed 11 January 2015

We went to Lao Vientiane a month ago, on a whim, and we were rewarded for our curiosity with great food and service. We thought we'd tried most of the good places in town, and had run out of "good eats" locations, but Lao Vientiane...More

Thank Chenrezigfieldfolly
Reviewed 8 January 2015

Having visited Lao on a tour in February 2013, we were curious as to how authentic the food would be at this restaurant, which we have driven by many times since we returned. We found that there was a large variety of dishes, some similar...More

Thank CoolCouple99
Reviewed 3 November 2014 via mobile

This place has some great south East Asian food. There were 6 of us and 2 babies. Definitely kid friendly. Had a variety from the menu and everything was tasty. Prompt service as well. I would go back in a heartbeat!

Thank Mike Q
Reviewed 21 October 2014

I got a pick up order so can't comment on the service, except that the order was ready on time. The food was good, but a little bland. I ordered a medium and it was rather mild, just the tiniest heat. Not a lot of...More

Thank Allyalexmch
Reviewed 6 October 2014

Our group of four went to LV at ~6:00p on Tuesday evening. Although two of our group had been there several times already during the past week, I was concerned at first to be one of only a few diners. However, my concern soon disappeared....More

1  Thank BSPSK82
Reviewed 4 August 2014

First off be prepared for slow service. Very slow! Our family has been going there since they opened about 3 or so years ago. It's our girls' favourite place so we keep on coming back - though it's not for their service that is for...More

1  Thank posemuckl
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 701-771 Vernon Ave, Victoria, British Columbia V8X 5A7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 250-475-3522
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New restaurant (open only two weeks) Thai and Laotian Cuisine.
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