Reunion Cafe

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Luangprabang Road, Chanthabouly, Vientiane, Laos

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. Open Mon-Sun 9:00am-10:00pm.

Categories: Vegan, Japanese, Thai, Delivery, Laotian

44 Reviews

First Review by reunioncafe

Great little shabby eatery! - Edit

The shabby surroundings in a back-street belies the fact that the South-East Asian cuisine served here is awesome! Super friendly staff and quick service with a wide variety of options. They do use a lot of mock meat, which I'm not a big fan of, and it would have been nice to have more local Lao-style dishes to choose from. But overall it's fantastic food at a good price.

Pros: extensive menu, delicious food, fantastic staff

Cons: shabby, not many Lao dishes, too much mock-meat

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Simply Sensational - Edit

Hands down some of the best vegan food I’ve ever tasted!

Order many dishes to share to get a real feel for the place. I would recommend the fake duck with peanut sauce, stir fry vegetables in black bean sauce, fake lamb salad and a big helping of rice! All freshly and wonderfully prepared and served with a smile.

Pros: Food variety and taste , Value , Service

Cons: Tricky to find without maps

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Everything is delicious! - Edit

We ate here three times in two days - everything we had was well cooked and flavoured, and absolutely delicious.

The space itself is basic but welcoming.

The grilled chicken is amazing, as was the roast duck and mixed fried rice. They also have ingredients to buy and take away. My favourite was something similar to pork scratchings.

Five dishes from the menu came to just 90,000 Kip (around 8GBP or 6.5USD).

Pros: Loads of choice, Everything is delicious, Great value for money

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Lovely - Edit

A really simple but cute and cheap place serving local cuisine. The papaya salad and is fantastic and a steal at only 10000 kip, that's less than a pound.

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Good, cheap and simple! - Edit

Nice place with a lot of choices and cheap prices. I ate there many times and my favorite meal was the "Lao salad". The dressing was creamy and delicious! Try it!

Pros: tasty, cheap prices, fresh

Cons: a lot of muck meat

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Good for an evening meal - Edit


Directly opposite Phounsub restaurant and directions on Happy Cow are accurate.

Quite reasonable, simple food at low to moderate prices (85,000 for three people). Stays open later than Phounsub so maybe better to go in the evening to this one.

Pros: Reasonable, simple food, Cheap, open in evening and easy to find

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Our favourite place in Vientiane - Edit

We really enjoyed the food here- lots of fake meat but very tasty, we especially liked the peanut sauce roast duck. The staff were really friendly and helpful and there are some vegan snacks you can buy to take away. The food seemed fresh and in the evenings they make noodle soup in as big pot out the front. We ended up back in Vientiane a second time and couldn’t help but go here again.
Afterwards you can pop across the road for a coffee and cake at the new vegan coffee shop!

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Yummy and cheap - Edit

Food is very cheap and tasty! Was a little bit disturbed by some of the choices on the menu (fish womb soup) but was reassured it was all vegan, all fake meat and fish. I had the pineapple fried rice which was delicious and also tried the fried chicken which was very yummy and 100% vegan!

Pros: lots of vegan options

Cons: slightly disturbing menu

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my favourite restaurant in vientiane - Edit

Went there many times and was never disappointed. Delicious and cheap to compare, very friendly staff.

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Good food for good price - Edit

Felt kinda uncomfortable with the menu (as the duck and chicken dishes are veganized but still named as such). Ordered 5 dishes which came to $10 total and filled two hungry stomachs. Will come back when I'm in town again.

Pros: vegan, tasteful, variety

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Good food for good price - Edit

We just love this place. Reunion offers unexpensive food in good quality. We were there 5 times already and every meal was tasty. Some less, some more but I can only recomend!

Updated from previous review on 2017-02-21

Pros: Price, Food, English menu

Cons: A bit hard to find, Staf doesnt speak much English

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Not tasty - Edit

I found the good reviews so I tried here, very disappointed with the taste. I tried many kind of food but only Phoe Lao and papaya salad are good, the rest I couldn't eat them.

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Really Disappointing - Edit

I wanted to check this place out based on mostly good reviews but I have to say I was very disappointed. The food was bland (I had the tofu and basil - it was literally just that, no other veg like in the pictures) and the atmosphere was non-existent. I wasn't served any green tea whilst waiting, as suggested in pictures, and instead was sat in silence bar the clock ticking whilst the 3 members of staff just played on their phones. Some of my tofu was cooked some of it was just fresh slopped out of the packet. There also wasnt really much for me to chose from as even some dishes on the vegan menu arent vegan and there are a lot more meat options! Really disappointed with this one :(

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Over Rated - Edit

I was so excited to find a vegan buffet in overpriced Vientiane. But, sorry, I was very disappointed with this place. The food was average to say the least and everything but the rice and soup were cold (was there at 11.30am). The dishes are served in Bain Marie's but with no heating elements.
I ended up eating a rather large handful of the fake pork crackling and a few of the rice paper rolls as they were the only thing with any taste. Disappointed.

Pros: in a back street so I enjoyed the adventure to fin, vegan, so cruelty free

Cons: if you don't have a map you will get lost!

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Amazing Vegan food - Edit

Lovely little restaurant in the middle of Vientiane, although hard to find it's worth it!
The faux meat is great, along with all the salads (papaya very spicy)

Pros: Amazing value for money, Staff are super cute

Cons: Hard to find, Lack of English

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Adorable, Cheap and Tasty - Edit

The food was good, so cheap and totally vegan. So nice to be able to eat local food that's also vegan ( so much of the time my vegan finds are western focused). Will be coming back here for lunch for the entire duration of my stay in Vientiane :)

Pros: pad thai

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vegan restaurant with very nice food - Edit

the extensive menu is in both English and Lao and the majority of the menu prices range from 15,000 to 30,000 kip ... the quality and quantity of food are both good ... staff are very friendly but have limited English but ordering is not a problem as you can just point to menu items ... Happy Cow map and directions are accurate

Pros: cheap food and extensive menu

Cons: none

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faux meat heaven - Edit

Nice place - good value and everything was quite tasty!

Pros: everything was vegan

Cons: location and photos arnt accurate

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Yummmmm! - Edit

Happened upon this one and enjoyed aGreat meal as well as a great conversation ! The staff were friendly yet only speak Lao! A lovely guest a Lao man translated for me ! Nice to have this option when travelling! Yaaaaay Happy Cows!

Pros: Charming, Great food, Nice staff

Cons: No English

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Yummy - Edit

I ate here shortly after my 80km bike ride into Laos. The menu is vast with many styles of food to choose from. I chose the papaya salad and a yellow noodle dish. Both had fast turnaround and exploded with freshness! In total it cost 30k kip for two meals; not bad.

Pros: Polite patient staff, Tastes fresh

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delicious! - Edit

Great little restaurant! A bit of a walk and hard to find but worth it. Not all of the photos uploaded here are from that place though. I will be uploading photos of the menu- prices range from 15000 to 30000.

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delicious mock meats - Edit

This resto has a great selection of mock meats at very reasonable prices.

Pros: mock meats, price

Cons: no air con

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Wonderful food! - Edit

I'd ate a delicious "duck something" and mixed rice with tofu.
The staff are really friendly, so they'll help you to order, also they didn't speak a good English, but it's just a detail, because I can not speak Lao.
Everything is made by vegetables, the name of the dishes "duck, chicken, pork" is just about texture and taste of the food.

Vegan food!

Franco - Brazil 03/16

Pros: Many Vegan options Friendly staff Good price

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good food and budget friendly - Edit

The restaurant is small, clean and cozy. The staff was nice although they didn't speak any English.
The food was good, yummy and filling.
They have many vegan options but on the picture it looked like the Pad Thai might have egg in it and they have a salad with mayonnaise so think of that while ordering.
It's really close to my hostel and there's more dishes that I want to try so I will go there again for sure!

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all vegan - Edit

We came here with a bunch of people from our tour group during a night off as it was close to our hotel. The staff was friendly and helped us order. One group specifically requested mild dishes and while our group wanted spicier, it was mild as well. Maybe they assumed we all wanted it that way. In any case, it was a good dinner as everything was vegan and reasonably priced. We got the drunken noodles, tofu with basil and morning glory.

Pros: all vegan, nice staff

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Big portions and good vegan items selection! - Edit

We are was here on october 2015, menu was large, included many photos of food. Prices is not so cheap for this type cafe. We are order som tam salad, japanese rice and curry - all was ok, but som tam in lao style was amazing!

Owner was very friendly and she say that all dishes not contain dairy or eggs. Good selection vegan items for take away: nori sheets, wakame, spices, sauces, vegan snacks and jay mayo, but prices highly then in thai cafe (because import from Thailand). Good place!

Pros: Big portions, Good vegan items selection, Friendly owner

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Not really a vegan restaurant, or even friendly - Edit

I was under the assumption that the cafe is vegan, but it was actually not vegan at all and barely even vegan friendly. The two workers didn't speak a word of english including the word 'vegan', and besides the words "Happy Cow" on the menu, it had no indication that something on it was vegan.

We ordered 2 dishes of rice noodles, both were pretty bad.

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