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Shades restaurant

Fa Ngum Rd, Vientiane 0100, Laos
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good41%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
30 Jan 2017
“Cheapish and good non-asian food ”
3 Jun 2016
“Cheap and tasty”
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Asian, Middle Eastern
Fa Ngum Rd, Vientiane 0100, Laos
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Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

We ate here twice and had mixed experiences. The first time I was amazed by the fallafel and burger options, yet I went for a peanut sauce dish because I adore peanut sauce. Boy was I dissapointed. No peanutsauce over my noodles. Just peanuts. The...More

Thank Kaj R
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

An enormous menu but they don't have everything available so be flexible in your choices. Huge range of vegetarian/vegan choices. We shared the plate with felafel balls, bread, hummus, salad, and chips for 40,000  kip. We also shared a bowl of tasty vegetarian tomato, potato,...More

Thank Alice W
Reviewed 22 February 2016

There is variety of food to choose from, food is great, service is ok, the waitress speaks decent English, prices are low for the restaurant in Vientiane center. The only thing that really bothered me was the lack of cleanliness. Otherwise, It'd be really good...More

Thank Sara M
Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

Cheap ish for the capital. But the highlight was the quality of the middle eastern food. Great hummus and falafel

Thank Lauren M
Reviewed 9 February 2015 via mobile

Well prices are good and food seems to be clean, that's the reason I came back twice. The first time ordered humus, was nothing like any humus I ever tasted, Not even close, I don't recommend you to try this dish. Second time I ordered...More

Thank Josef O
Reviewed 30 September 2014

I basically stopped in here because I was hungry and wanted something that wasn't going to be a weird burger, or lasagna. Like other reviews mentioned it's right along Quai Fa Ngum across from the night market. It's also basically sandwiched between identical looking spots...More

Thank TheJared
Reviewed 20 August 2014

Great location to begin with, along the main road right across from the night market (which is how we found this restaurant; just after browsing through the markets we were quite hungry). Prices of all food are great. They had some amazing middle-eastern food, plus...More

Thank KeanuV
Reviewed 16 April 2013

This place was my food highlight in Vientiane. If you manage to shrug off the inclusive breakfast in your room bill head here for a massive bacon and egg baguette or the french toast, both were amazing. The local food is also really good and...More

1  Thank Joadify
Reviewed 5 February 2011

Great local food, at least original and not mystified for tourist. Easy going place so you do not expect top service but of course also the check is an easy one. As long you looking for real good and original lao food this is the...More

Thank DavidSternberg
Reviewed 12 August 2010

We were invited to join a dinner and really the food there. Its very good restaurant and we liked the way they deal with guests, very friendly and polite. Lovely restaurant and we can recommend it!

Thank Tracytracy1983
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  • Address: Fa Ngum Rd, Vientiane 0100, Laos
  • Location: Asia  >  Laos  >  Vientiane Prefecture  >  Vientiane
On main strip on riverfront road. Next to junction of Fa Ngum and Nokeokhoummane roads
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