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Cafe Benoni

Setthathirath Road | Near the Fountain, Vientiane 0100, Laos
+856 21 213 334
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good48%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“cakes” (14 reviews)
“baguette” (13 reviews)
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Cafe, European, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Setthathirath Road | Near the Fountain, Vientiane 0100, Laos
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Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Minus some things being currently sold out on the menu and limited English of the staff it was very good! Clean bathrooms too which to me is a sign of a great restaurant! Had the roasted eggplant and feta baguette and it was 35,000 kip,...More

Thank PresPJ
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Nice place with a market inside...I had an hamburger with homemade french fries and then an Ice cream...Very good...Very kindly staff

Thank suzzy79
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

The food itself was lovely and couldn't really complain however the service is diabolical! Had to ask multiple times for a bottle of water instead of warm table water and asked 5 times for a coke as the waiter did not understand what we wanted...More

Thank Jodie P
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Great place for a tasty breakfast. They have an expansive menu featuring both western and Laos dishes. The portions were very generous as well and the price was reasonable. We ordered the Pho Moo (Pork) breakfast and it was really good. Plenty of indoor and...More

Thank a h
Reviewed 3 January 2017

After checking out the menu on the street I decided to come in and try the Lime Sorbet. I waited 10 minutes for a waiter to show up and I put in my order. He just shrugged his shoulders and walked off. He returned a...More

Thank Kanan A
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We went here a few times twice for breakfast and once for lunch. It was good food for an alright price...a bit on the pricey side if you compare it to street food. Haven't tried the coffee but can recommend the iced oolong tea with...More

Thank chiaragloria
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Came here for breakfast on a short stay. Staff not really friendly - had to wait, find our own seating, asked to be served etc. and the place wasn't even busy! When my breakfast came, it had almost no bacon, a sausage and a slice...More

1  Thank Andre C
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Had breakfast here two times. Loved the Lao breakfast options. The rice congee with pork, and the rice noodle soup with pork. They have really good baked goods too. I had some to go.

Thank sd_abey
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

We went here twice while we were in Vientiane. Each time the food was delicious so I would recommend going. We had breakfast and lunch here so i cant comment on the dinner but both meals were gorgeous

Thank Ronanoh88
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Decided to try Cafe Benoni since it was just across the street from our hotel. We ordered the Khao piak (noodle soup), American breakfast (2 fried eggs, bacon , ham, sausage, toast, coffee, and orange juice) and a croissant. It was the waiters first day...More

1  Thank Caliguy03
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Steve T
Do not patronize this eatery. They are involved in poaching of endangered species including pangolins.
11 April 2017|
Response from Cduffy26 | Reviewed this property |
What are ye on about Steve!!!!!!???
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Setthathirath Road | Near the Fountain, Vientiane 0100, Laos
  • Location: Asia  >  Laos  >  Vientiane Province  >  Vientiane
  • Phone Number: +856 21 213 334
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Established in 2007 Benoni Cafe is a popular spot among expatriates and locals alike. Due to its great location in the heart of the capital the cafe is becoming a great stop for tourists after their stroll in the city center. Serving home roasted coffee, homemade cakes and unique dishes from our very own family recipes, using local and imported ingredients. We are famous for our fresh fruit juices and crispy baguettes among "falang". Always striving for quality and improvement to ensure always a memorable visit to our customers.