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Cafe Mekong Fish

$$ - $$$
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Soulignavongsa, Luang Prabang, Laos
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28 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Food as OK , nothing special but location is great... Is a good space for lunch or take a soft drink near to Mekong...great view

Thank Simone S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

There were rumours that the Mekong Fish Cafe had closed, so I was happy to see its brand new sign in the distance as I walked along the river. It was the first restaurant I went to on my first trip to Luangprabang. And one I return to every time I visit the town. Service is friendly and professional, much... More 

Thank BMF60
Serian, Malaysia
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Sitting with the river view was great especially after a long day of walking. We thought it would be great to just have dinner here too. The beef burger was just terrible, worst ever eaten. It's definitely not freshly prepared. Beef green curry - it's really a soup and definitely not gravy! The beef slices are not tasting fresh either.... More 

Thank BartShirlyn
Merriott, United Kingdom
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26 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

This is a quixotic place. It does not have conventional tables and chairs but rather low coffee tables and rattan armchairs. It's more like a café or a club than a restaurant. The actual physical menu is dreadful. It comes is a dogeared folder containing scuffed and creased plastic pockets. The descriptions are the most basic, the art work is... More 

Thank happybirthdaytoyou
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33 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

We were so happy to have come across this restaurant... They have a deck overlooking the Mekong with breathtaking views especially at sunset. The green chicken curry was superb and the prices are reasonable.

Thank larkanw
Province of Cagliari, Italy
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

nice restaurant on mekong river. perfect for lunch .not exepencive and very good mix fruit shake, fresh salad and good buger

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015 via mobile

Beutiful location,i like est front the mekong river ,i like go in mekong fish restaurant ,can eat grate food not exepencive and fresh juice fruit....

Thank Janpi J
Bangkok, Thailand
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118 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2015

We went to this place twice while on holiday because of it's large deck overlooking the Mekong. It was a budget type restaurant/cafe and had a big menu with lots of different types of food which suited those days when we'd already had a big meal elsewhere and weren't sure what we wanted. We had the charcuterie plate twice but... More 

Thank Smitch83
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2015 via mobile

I sat on the seats looking over the Mekong River - it would have been even more enjoyable with delicious food. The chicken fried rice tasted weird and they didn't have banana bread (after listing it in the menu) so I got a bowl of fruit instead. I would go there if I were only purchasing a drink to look... More 

Thank AmiraMaria5
Sydney, Australia
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2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2015

Ate fried and fresh spring rolls fried pork with basil and egg with mushroom and salad all washed down with two G&T's. Came to $25 AUD for two so good value for nice tasty food. Service was quick and friendly. Seating is on three tiers going down to the river.

Thank BrianV66

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Seafood
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Soulignavongsa, Luang Prabang, Laos
  • Location: Asia  >  Laos  >  Luang Prabang Province  >  Luang Prabang

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?