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Arena Restaurant and Bar

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Asian, Bar, Pizza, Thai, Pub
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Ban Savang, Vang Vieng 0100, Laos
+856 20 97 270 555
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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2015 via mobile

Vegetable burger was great, but the fries were not hot and crisp. Sweat and sour with veggies and rice was good as well. Too bad many tables had to wait for their second dish. Main course should be served at the same time for both people at the table. I do recommend this restaurant, but I don't recommend Vang Vieng.... More 

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Kota, India
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2015

It was an okay kind of bar in the town though there is a hype about it and always crowded.Variety and choice of drinks is definitely good. Another bar in the area being a current rage, many of the re visitors to the town are not going to this bar.

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Thank Sonam86
Perth, Australia
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173 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2015

We visited Arena on our first night. The food was nothing to write home about. I had the spicy red curry, and it was a spicy red curry, that's it. My brother had a spaghetti and it was average. The prices however were at a fairly reasonable level... but for the prices you paid, you could get a much better... More 

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Vientiane
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2014

My wife and I sat down last night to have dinner We waited for the waiter, a young guy running around trying his best. The owner instead was playing with his phone. So we left. While we are walking out, he says"good luck finding something better" I replied, I am not upset, just hungry and don't want to wait any... More 

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Thank Cramer23
Edmonton, Canada
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2014

we turned up hoping for a nice breakfast before hitting the long road to luang prabang and spent about an hour - mostly waiting to be served or for our food and drinks! my husbands tea was served luke warm and i had to inquire as to where my coffee was, 20 minutes after id ordered it. considering the prices,... More 

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Thank EirinnMandrusiak
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2014 via mobile

We ate here twice. The first time we had a thai curry which was okay, nothing to rave about but fine. Seeing as it's so well rated on TripAdvisor (and Pizza Luka was shut) we decided to give it another try, and we wish we hadn't. I had the pesto pizza, which was missing half it's listed toppings but it... More 

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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61 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2014 via mobile

We ate here on 2 occasions & weren't disappointed . The variety of food available was extensive & of a very good quality . The staff were friendly & attentive. Would definitely recommend you try this restaurant.

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Thank Paulette561
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122 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2014 via mobile

We went here a couple of times during our stay. Really nice and friendly staff and the food is pretty well priced! Nice burgers and pizza. We also had traditional Laos food which was nice too.

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Thank Shalyceryan
Manila, Philippines
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111 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2014

In a sea of average, blah restaurants in Vang Vieng, Arena Restaurant and Bar stands out as one of the best in the area. when I stumbled upon this restaurant, i thought it was gonna be pricey because its airconditioned unlike most of the open air, bed-restaurants in the area. Surprisingly, the price is quite reasonable and the food is... More 

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Thank neilthewanderer
Sheffield, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2014

Tried a lot of other places in Vang Vieng where the service and food tended to be shoddy. Came across this place - we were hesitant at first because it looked more expensive than places nearby, however it wasn't. Food was great and very reasonably priced, the owner was awesome and we chilled with him on the rooftop after our... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Bar, Pizza, Thai, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ban Savang, Vang Vieng 0100, Laos
  • Location: Asia  >  Laos  >  Vientiane Province  >  Vang Vieng
  • Phone Number: +856 20 97 270 555

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?