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L'Opera Italian Restaurant

City Centre, Vientiane, Laos
+856 21 215 099
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (11 reviews)
“bread” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
City Centre, Vientiane, Laos
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1 - 10 of 73 reviews

Reviewed 25 June 2017

L'Opera has moved to Villa Opera. Go to Villa Opera to enjoy the food and atmosphere. There is a choice of rooms at Villa Opera for young people and for those who are no longer young.

Thank zolaamt
Reviewed 4 April 2017

The food could not have been better. I had a generous order of New Zealand lamb chops with a savory sauce. Started with a Caprese salad; the mozzarella was full flavored and the Balsamic reduction was perfectly done. A glass of house red wine completed...More

1  Thank ZhongguoKM
Reviewed 13 February 2017

L'Opera is now Villa Opera and is a little north of the city, between Suvanaphoum Road and the river. It is in a beautifully restored French colonial house. The menu is the same as at the old place, though it tasted particularly good on our...More

1  Thank donandkeo
Reviewed 26 October 2016

How exciting is this. After 25 years the Opera shut, temporarily, its doors and is moving to a beautifully restored old French colonial villa slightly upstream the Mekong river. Like anything else in Laos also this takes longer than anticipated and Pino, the owner, hopes...More

1  Thank Laddawan S
Reviewed 25 August 2016

You would need to be on the brink of starvation to enjoy the food in this place. Worst food I ever had in Laos!

Thank ThomasBo
Reviewed 16 June 2016

expensive ! But if there is something special, Pino will prepare it for you. The staff don't smile but they are effective and Pino is the best address to help you out in Vientiane with good adresses. will change location soon because of that architectural...More

Thank michel n
Reviewed 10 May 2016

On a 2 week tour in SE Asia, had to take a break from rice. So our hotel was within walking distance to this area of restaurants. I had lasagna, hubby had chicken parm, and our friends shared a pizza. Bread was fresh and hot,...More

Thank nekrum30
Reviewed 17 March 2016

We shared a bruschetta to start with which was good (but small); the plate was drizzled with balsamic reduction and a little truffle oil which added to the enjoyment. We both had pasta as a main, and in both cases the pasta (spaghetti and rigatoni)...More

Thank David E
Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

Our mission group ate dinner here for the week we were in Vientiane. Six of us ordering new items every night for five nights, plus appetizers and complimentary dishes from Pino, the proprietor. We were all over his menu. Our verdict is a resounding Bravo!...More

Thank Steve D
Reviewed 21 February 2016

We had a really good Italian meal, with excellent wines, and thoroughly enjoyed the company of the Roman owner. The staff are friendly and helpful, the ambience is great, loads of space. Added bonus - the chef patron told me where to find a good...More

Thank Alysli
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: City Centre, Vientiane, Laos
  • Location: Asia  >  Laos  >  Vientiane Prefecture  >  Vientiane
  • Phone Number: +856 21 215 099
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