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Lao Laan-Xang Restaurant

1146 Williamson St, Madison, WI 53703-4841
+1 608-280-0104
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“squash curry” (12 reviews)
“rangoon” (3 reviews)
“spicy peanut” (2 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm Hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1146 Williamson St, Madison, WI 53703-4841
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

we passed in front of the restaurant and decided to try it for lunch. So many choices: they were all tempting. I finally opted for the squash curry and it was delicious. My friend took the mixed vegetable curry and we were both quite pleased...More

Thank BabsRsmt
Reviewed 16 September 2017

I've been going to this place for years, so I figured I might as well put in a good word. The food is great. The service is almost always friendly and prompt. The prices are reasonable. I favor the special house fried rice, the Khua...More

Thank Ken V
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Our group was attending a class near the restaurant. We stopped in for lunch. Everybody's food was excellent! The portion size was good. And the price was unbelievable. Less than $10. The service was awesome. A must if you are in the area.

Thank Gail R
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Absolutely loved having dinner here! We shared a huge veggie egg roll as an appetizer and it was super yummy! For the main meal I had a spicy peanut curry dish and my friend had a pad thai type dish, both were superb! Can't wait...More

Thank Emmlet83
Reviewed 21 May 2017

We had dinner on a Friday night and the restaurant was busy. Nonetheless, we were able to be seated in less than five minutes. The menu is fairly long and we gave a lot of thought in what we wanted to eat, as everything seemed...More

Thank Marco L
Reviewed 20 January 2017

This was our second time at Lao Laan-Xang. It was similar to our first. The service was top notch. Our waitress (the only one on duty) was a super friendly little dynamo of a woman. We were looking for the Graduate Hotel; and our waitress...More

4  Thank Calicoboy
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Small, spicy family run. Authentic quality dinners at a reasonable price. You might have to get drinks across the street but it's worth the wait. I've been going for years and it's consistently fantastic.

Thank advisory321
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Nearly every time I am in Madison, I eat here for at least one meal. It is just that good! Tonight I ordered the fresh spring rolls and curry squash. Both were delicious as always. The spring rolls come served with a sweet/sour sauce with...More

Thank Stacy B
Reviewed 19 July 2016

This is a great find. This small restaurant serves great traditional Laotian food (similar to Thai but, in my opinion, even more interesting flavors and textures, due to a broader use of vegetables). Four heat levels from Timid to Laotian Spicy are available, the hottest...More

Thank ChrisH018
Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

The menu offers a very large selection of many flavors with choices of various proteins or vegetarian. Very nicely flavored food. The spiciness is based on a scale of four denoting the scoop of peppers. Good and fast service also.

Thank kawidd
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1146 Williamson St, Madison, WI 53703-4841
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-280-0104
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