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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
Sethathirat Rd | Chanthabouly District, Vientiane 0100, Laos
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Reviewed November 9, 2012

We tried getting in one evening: full. Asked at lunchtime the next day about reservations for that evening: full. So, we had lunch: wonderful. Unlike other restaurants in Vientiane where a single dish was excellent and the others merely good (we've been pleased with everything),...More

1  Thank JRandom
Reviewed November 9, 2012

It was quite hot on the 1st floor even in the evening of an October night. The beef was tough (aw laam) but the papaya salad was excellent. Great concept and achievement for street youths.

1  Thank princessmalaysia
Reviewed November 5, 2012

We ate here yesterday, and it definitely lives up to the previous reviews. We'll be going back today as we didn't have enough room for the dessert we were coveting. The design of helping underprivileged kids and their families is truly fantastic and it makes...More

2  Thank Soap_In_The_Dish
Reviewed November 2, 2012

We ate at this place three times during our stay in Vientiane and tried something different every time....and every time it was FABULOUS. On top of that, you're supporting a great cause. My favorite dish was easily the green papaya salad-- but watch out, it's...More

2  Thank lizmatthews03
Reviewed October 28, 2012

This is a popular restaurant and the first time we tried to dine here, it was fully booked out. The staff were very friendly and street kids are given the opportunity to be trained in hospitality. The menu innovative and freshly cooked with good quality...More

1  Thank MelbourneJade
Reviewed October 24, 2012

This place is great! The food was outstanding, we ordered a fish dish with a creamy coconut sauce, the fish was cooked to perfection. We also had an Aubergine dish and a tomatoish dip with sticky rice. For dessert we had the Coconut and Lime...More

Thank Mimi B
Reviewed October 20, 2012

worthy of #1 restaurant ranking, delicious contemporary Lao cuisine with a modern twist. Goes to a good cause as it's a project begun by friends international to rehabilitate street youth by teaching them the restaurant business. All employees wear shirts that label them either as...More

2  Thank Jon1796
Reviewed October 17, 2012

I ate in this resturant yesterday, I ordered fish with coconut sauce, It was great, and the sauce was really amazing. along with normal steam rice and another beef dish which was not that great then i ordered coconut ice cream with Hypiscous , that...More

1  Thank Reham585
Reviewed October 15, 2012

Been there 10 days ago for my dinner as lot of people recommended. I find the food just ok, pricing not cheap actually. Seems their salt very cheap, dishes quite salty while dessert sooooo sweet!

Thank KianMing
Reviewed October 11, 2012

Only got to eat here once, but it was a delight. Very pleasant, attractive interior, although I nabbed one of the three outside tables. I ordered the banana blossom salad with pork. Lots of finely sliced pieces of banana flower, thinly sliced strips of ultra-lean...More

1  Thank BallardBeaver
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
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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