Top 10 Vegan / Vegetarian Restaurants
Even curious carnivores should agree that the tasty vegan options available at these restaurants would please even the most discerning palate. From breakfast to brunch, dinner to late-night snacking, and every meat-free meal in-between, we're sure that you'll find the very best veggie dining experiences using our Top 10 list as your guide.
Ban KhuaLuangTai, Chanthabouly District (at /near Rue Samsenthai and Blvd Khounboulom), Vientiane, Laos
Cuisine: Vegan, Buffet, Asian, Laotian
Vegan restaurant offering a lunch buffet. Located opposite The Reunion Cafe. Price is around 20,000+ kip. Best to arrive at 11:30am as food is usually gone by 1 pm. Directions: Go west along Samsenthai Rd from the intersection with Khounboulon Rd, turn down the small side street on the right immediately after the Bridgestone sign, and walk about 100m.
0155 Hatxadi, Saylom Road, Chanthabouly District, Vientiane, Laos
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, Chinese, Western, Vietnamese
Vegetarian Buddhist restaurant serving Asian and western food with mock meats. Nice and clean. Owners speak basic English and meals are sizable. Buffet served from 11am-2pm daily. 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.
Luangprabang Road, Chanthabouly, Vientiane, Laos
Cuisine: Vegan, Japanese, Thai, Delivery, Laotian
Small vegan restaurant. Has an extensive menu with English and some food photos. Includes curries, papaya salad, and smoothies. Owner speaks English and French. Direction: go west along Samsenthai, cross Khun BuLom on your right is Somkiat vehicle part with an ad for Bridgestone, turn right up the narrow street immediately after the sign. after 100m you will come to 2 restaurants displaying yellow vegan banners. Reunion is on your right, on your left is Phounsub Restaurant.
Vientiane, Vientiane, Laos
Cuisine: Vegan, Buffet, Take-out, Laotian
Aka Kwadin Restaurant. Offers an all-you-can-eat lunch buffet of vegan Laotian food (no a la carte): rice, noodles, soup, steam buns, a variety of vegetables and faux meat dishes (10 or so). Could get individual items to take away from the buffet. For a larger variety, it's best to arrive after 10am. Directions: look for the basket shop, and head down the adjacent alley that leads into Khua Din Market, walk for 50m, and restaurant is on the left opposite food stalls and a car park. Has a yellow 'Chay' sign. If still not sure where it is, ask for "kin jay" (eat vegetarian).
Kualuang, Vientiane, Laos
Cuisine: Vegan, Western, Take-out, Laotian
Vientiane’s first vegan coffee shop opened September 9, 2017. Serves coffees, teas, hot chocolate and cakes. Uses almond milk for the coffee. Please check to see if they have expanded their offerings to include pizzas, pasta and more bakery items. Attached to Phounsub vegan buffet restaurant next door.
128 Th Samsenthai (at Rue Chanthakhoumane), Vientiane, Laos
Cuisine: Western, Juice bar, Take-out, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Juice bar also offering baguette sandwiches and muesli. Muesli can be requested with soy milk. Juices and shakes are made to order.
Setthathirath Rd, Namphou area, Vientiane, Laos
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, International, Western, Beer/Wine, Asian
European style coffee cafe serving waffles, meals, desserts, and beverages. Has vegan lunch food. Desserts and drinks are mostly not vegan, though - ask. Free Wi-Fi.
Ban don pa Mai, Sisattanart District, Vientiane, Laos
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, Beer/Wine, Delivery, Take-out, European, Russian , Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Russian food with vegetarian and vegan options including a lunch set meal and à la carte options such as vegan mushroom and onion dumplings and salads. The chef is vegetarian and food is made to order so can be made vegan or vegetarian on request.
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