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River Road, Vang Vieng 1003, Laos
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

I went here twice during my trip to Vang Vieng, ordering the chicken wrap one time and the beef another time. The service was SLOW, so don't eat here if you are in a rush or if it seems like there are big groups. Very satisfying meal -- lots of veggies, nicely cooked bread. The lemon-mint shake and the coconut... More 

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Tijuana, Mexico
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

I had the falafel with hummus kebab and it was just extraordinary. Very delicious, probably my best meal in Laos.

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Thank Nancy M
Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 333 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

I'm guessing this spot was once Israeli-run and the basic menu remains. I had the hummus and falafel. Both were fine. But there's none of the extras that you would generally expect like a spicy chili relish or a garlic yogurt sauce.

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Alnwick, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Went here based on lonely planet. Doesn't look much from outside, but oh my goodness, it was super tasty! We all loved it and would recommend.

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Thank Sally K
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

We ordered hummus, chicken kebab and tomato soup. The falafel and hummus worse we ever tried in our lives. People who are writing reviews that is amazing perhaps never tried real middle eastern hummus and falafel. I live in London and I eat this type of food at least one a week - this was just horrible. Kebab - pita... More 

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Fremantle, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

I had the urge to have some falafel but wasn't expecting too much from this place. Was empty when I went in - customers and staff. But after a little while staff turned up. They have some raised tables which are always nice. I ordered their falafel wrap which came with french fries and a garlic sauce. It was really... More 

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Chengdu, China
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

We had a falafel and a chicken shish kebab in a pita with French fries. There are not a lot of fries in the set. I recommend just getting the pita. It's pretty good, comes with hummus and a lot of veggies. If you're looking for a healthy alternative and fresh taste, definitely choose this!

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Thank Redo J
Montfoort, The Netherlands
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

Falafel and hummus are an absolute must taste when visiting Vang Vieng. Great homemade food for low kip!

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Thank Dionne S
Munich, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

Pretty good falafel sandwiches with an awesome garlic sauce that adds so much flavor to it. Perfect quick dinner and good value for money.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

Really nice organic mulberry juice. Delicious oats & fresh fruit. I have been struggling to find healthy options for breakfast unless fried so this makes a rally nice change.

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Thank Megan H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: River Road, Vang Vieng 1003, Laos
  • Location: Asia  >  Laos  >  Vientiane Province  >  Vang Vieng

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