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Makphet Restaurant - CLOSED

Sethathirat Rd | Chanthabouly District, Vientiane 0100, Laos
+856 21 260 587
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sorbet” (8 reviews)
“sticky rice” (20 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Vegan Options
Sethathirat Rd | Chanthabouly District, Vientiane 0100, Laos
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11 - 20 of 495 reviews

Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

We were staying across the road from this restaurant and the outside was busy every night. To ensure we got a table outside we made a reservation but there was always plenty of room indoors. One of the reasons we went was the fact it...More

Thank Scottie59
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Makphet Restaurant offers the opportunity to sample both traditional and modern versions of local foods. They also have an enticing array of non-alcoholic drinks.

Thank Yv J
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Food was great , the service is obviously in training but they try hard and are very polite Out of 6 all but one of us loved our food the person who didn't like there dish had a mistake with his order I would recommend...More

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

I am travelling with 7 people and we were quiet over lunch at Makphet because we were enjoying our food so much. There was not a single dish ordered that didn't satisfy. The restaurant has lovely seating inside or outside and clean toilets. Visit Makphet...More

Thank TravelBackToBalance
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

I have travelled one month in Laos, this is my last evening and this was the best meal I have had in a month. The four of us shared four different dishes and all were exquisite. To top this the staff was friendly and attentive...More

Thank aidevoyage
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Lovely setting and great staff The food was very fresh and well prepared although I would have preferred more spices and flavours...just a little bland...the setting is great, a real garden atmosphere and the staff could not have been better. The chocolate monster I live...More

Thank RodSusannah
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

After visiting their restaurant in Luang Prabang and being impressed, I wanted to try Makphet also. I had two lovely meals here. There are outside tables too but I recommend reserving a table because many people were disappointed when they couldn't get one.

Thank TheReidster
Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

We went there for dinner and this was a great place. Seating was outside with dimly little ambience. There were lot of veg options for people who do not prefer meat. Must try January the local beer which is strong and goes perfectly with the...More

Thank Amrita R
Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

We had been to their sister restaurants in Cambodia and this was just as good. The setting is nice and the menu is inventive. Go early because they don't stay open late and they pushed us to leave.

Thank Lynn_USA_13
Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

This a Lao Food restaurant whose main function is to train street or poor young adults in cooking and serving in restaurants. The food is very good and quite spicy. Recommend!!

Thank PepePitMD
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sethathirat Rd | Chanthabouly District, Vientiane 0100, Laos
  • Location: Asia  >  Laos  >  Vientiane Prefecture  >  Vientiane
  • Phone Number: +856 21 260 587
Open Monday to Saturday from 11am to 10.30Pm (Kitchen closes at 9.30Pm) This award-winning restaurant (Miele Guide) is the culinary destination of choice in the Laotian capital, Vientiane. Makphet offers creative Lao cuisine, as well as great shakes and cocktails, all in beautiful surroundings. The restaurant also has a small gift shop attached to it, selling products made by families which will help keep their children in education.
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