Vegetarian in the Golden Age

Overall rating: 4.0 stars 9 Reviews
Vegan Buddhist restaurant serving Asian and western food with mock meats. Nice and clean. Owners speak basic English and meals are sizable. The only place outside Vietnam found serving typical western pho style meals, vermicelli with tofu, sprouts, shredded carrots, cucumber, herbs and mock fish sauce, and spring rolls with peanut sauce. Also offers fruit shakes, various seasoned vegetables, and appetizers, soups. Price: Moderate more-less
Vegan, Chinese, Vietnamese, Western
0155 Hatxadi, Saylom Road, Chanthabouly District
Vientiane, Laos
+856-20550133169; +856-2055505305

Open Mon-Sun 8am-8pm.

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  • Outdoor seating
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First Review by esteph
Fedep
Fedep
7

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  • vegan

Great food in a relaxing atmosphere

5 Posted on 07 / 24 / 2014

Very nice buddhist music and relaxing atmosphere. I went for the lunch buffet (about $ 3) and there were about 10 different dishes to eat with rice. Everything was freshly made, included noodle soup and beans and coconut dessert.The food was very tasty, clean and light, not stuffed with fake meat, spices or MSG. I would strongly recommend this place. Plenty of different sort of vegetables: greens, spinach, mushrooms, aubergines, broccoli, cauliflowers, carrots, tomatoes, potatoes, pumpkin and tofu. The warm dessert with kidney beans in coconut milk was absolutely delicious!!!

Pros: Fresh, Clean, Friendly and relaxed staff
san_vai
san_vai
2

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  • vegetarian

innovative food

4 Posted on 07 / 13 / 2014

Nice and innovative food, mostly soya base, still lot of vegetables. nice verity to try-out. I am frequent customer for lunch. multiple visits lets you know actual taste.


Cons: food gets cold very fast.(bufe)
Ianthewander
Ianthewander
23

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  • vegetarian

Great meal

4 Posted on 06 / 30 / 2014

Lunch time buffet, 25000 kip ($2.50). A dozen or so trays of food laid out, help yourself. Tasty fare, I enjoyed 3 plates, plus a coconut. Only open for lunch, outside seating is pleasant. Spoke to some cute Laos girls on their lunch break.

Pros: Food, Low cost
Cons: Little hard to find, food is not protected from flies
Drew Cummings
Drew Cummings
2

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  • vegan

Fresh and Tasty

4 Posted on 04 / 11 / 2014

I was very impressed by this restaurant. Everything was very fresh and tasty. There was a good selection and with a cup of iced tea represents very good value for money.
it is a shop as well so you can purchase some goods as well as cook books etc.

Pros: Fresh and tasty, Good selection, Store combined
Cons: there were a few killer mosquitos
Sarayna
Sarayna
22

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  • vegetarian

Great place!

4 Posted on 03 / 29 / 2014

Amazing menu with loads of choice, English and pictures.

Pros: Lots of choice, Tasty food, Nice staff
Cons: Quite a few of ants/mosquitos/etc

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anarchistanimal
anarchistanimal
118

reviews

  • vegan

Good option at night, Vietnam style

4 Posted on 03 / 06 / 2013

A nice place, quiet at night. The best veg*n option at night in Vientiane in my opinion. There's lots to choose from on the menu, including plenty of interesting Vietnamese dishes. I went twice and tried the pho soup, which was nice and the Vietnamese stuffed bitter melon soup, which was tasty and interesting.

The restaurant itself has a nice atmosphere with colourful decorations and lots of photos of a happy monk called Master Ruma. Prices are inexpensive, ranging from 15,000 to 25,000 kip.

Pros: Vietnamese dishes, Open at night
rons
rons
1

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  • vegan

ok, but ther are better spots in town

2 Posted on 02 / 28 / 2013

i just tried the buffet, which is cheap 25.000 but the taste is not the best, imo to much salt/say sauce.

Pros: cheap, friendly staff
Cons: not , to much salt/soy sauce
AmericanPhil
AmericanPhil
29

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  • vegan

good

5 Posted on 09 / 05 / 2012

Cheap and worth the little walk to get here. 10 minutes walk from the center or 10000 kip tuk tuk. Good food and very cheap.


esteph
esteph
3

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  • mostly-vegetarian

Buddhists vegetarian in Vientiane

5 Posted on 09 / 04 / 2011

Nice, clean, great service and friendly staff. It all vegetarian and offers beautiful mock meat meals. Place ran by a buddhist family honoring a local guru. Offers tasty traditional pho Vietnamese dishes and sizeable! Just 5 minutes from Ventiane central touristy spot. They aren't overly busy probably as local folks view this kind of restaurant as specialty food and only important on religious days when they must refrain from eating meat. Big place, many fans and table, very clean and organized with a small section outside.

Pros: excellent food, healthy cuisine, good value
Cons: relatively unknown to travelers

 

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Last updated: 2013/09/05

 

Added: 2011/08/08

 

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