5 Vegan / Vegetarian Friendly Restaurants
Thanon Latsavongseuk Road 236/3, Xayaphom (at Sutthanu Road), Savannakhet, Laos
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Juice bar, Laotian
Simple restaurant with three rice dishes on a weekday, one dish on the weekend. Starters like rice-paper wrapped spring rolls also available. In the morning (7am-11:30am) noodle soup or sandwich with tofu. Owner family does not speak English, but there should be someone that does. Vegan is understood and can be prepared. Eggs are not used, but butter sometimes is. No written menu, please point at the food you want. Freshly pressed juices. Also sells a good choice of vegetarian and vegan grocery, e.g. vegetarian dried noodle soups.
Simuang Road, Savannakhet, Laos
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Take-out, Laotian
Serves veggie soups and stir fry dishes. Limited English spoken by the owner's daughter. Directions: it's between Ratsavongsouk Road and Catholic church, behind the church, a few meters from Cafe Chai Dee. Opens only on days of smaller and bigger Buddhist festivals except from December on it is open everyday. Confirmed open Nov 2014.
Thanon Latsavongseuk 236 (at btwn Chaimeuang Rd & Sutthanu Rd), Savannakhet, Laos
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Buffet, Juice bar, Take-out, Laotian
Clean, no-frills eatery was started in September 2007 by a vegetarian couple with former experience in vegetarian cooking. Food is mostly vegan, with some fruit shakes made with milk and baguettes with cheese. Stir frys and soups do not contain dairy or eggs. Manager speaks English.
Latsavongseuk Road, Savannakhet, Laos
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, International, Japanese, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Formerly named Cafe Anakot. Offers international cuisine including Thai, Japanese, Western, Indian, and Italian plus fruit shakes and healthy drinks. Book exchange and travel library, free Wi-Fi. Directions: From old market keep walking to the south for 5 minutes until you see a yellow building on the right side.
Latsaphanit Rd, Ban Xaiyaphoum Village, Savannakhet, Laos
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, International, Western, Beer/Wine, Laotian, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Asian fusion and western food plus coffee, tea, fresh juices, baked pies. Offers cooking classes, free Wi-Fi, books exchange, tourist information. English spoken. Vegans could ask for yellow or green curry with veggies and tofu, stir fried tofu with tomato, fried mixed vegetables, fried yellow noodle with veggies, fresh spring roll.
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