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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%
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“squash curry” (12 reviews)
“rangoon” (3 reviews)
“spicy peanut” (2 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1146 Williamson St, Madison, WI 53703-4841
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Reviewed 25 November 2012

We were planning on going to Monty's Blue Plate Diner for lunch but we didn't want to wait 45 minutes. We decided to give Lao Laan-Xang a try and were delighted. The appetizer sampler of eggrolls was good but pretty standard. My husband ordered mock...More

Thank Kleeart
Reviewed 19 November 2012

Second time, and still enjoying this spicy treat. The beer and wine menu is limited, so we did take away, and savored the experience. Good value, and my friends go so often they consider it comfort food.

Thank Robin B
Reviewed 7 November 2012

The food here is fantastic. There is not a single item on the menu that isn't worth eating a great deal of.

Thank Ross B
Reviewed 5 November 2012

During a recent visit to Madison, Lao Laan-Xang was recommended by an extremely helpful local foodie. To quote him, "it's the best Asian food in Madison." Coming back into Madison from the Olbrich Botanical Garden, we stopped for a late lunch. Despite it being less...More

Thank Onthebacknine
Reviewed 6 October 2012

We have been going to Lao Laan-Xang for a few years during our road trips to Madison. I love that there is a whole list of vegetarian options and tofu can be replaced for the meat in most dishes. There is even a vegan soup...More

Thank etoiles78
Reviewed 30 September 2012

My husband and I went to Lao Laan-Xang (II) down the street. It was crowded (8 PM on Sat) but we were sat right away and the food was fresh and hot. Service was great - the wait staff all very friendly and efficient. Their...More

Thank Traveler8Colorado
Reviewed 21 September 2012

This was our first experience with lao food, and a very positive introduction! The food was very tasty, but not as spicy as we has hoped. With each dish, you choose a spice level. We choose the one just below the spiciest, called adventurous. While...More

Thank azsuma
Reviewed 13 September 2012

Everything on the menu tastes authentic. I love the way they use spices. My favorite dish is the curry squash which I pair with sticky rice, always to the astonishment of the servers.

Thank babette_12
Reviewed 28 July 2012

I have been to both locations, but much prefer the Willy Street location. The restaurant is small, but the flavors are huge. Everything from start to finish is fresh, colorful, flavorful, and delicious. The staff really know the menu and are very quick to point...More

Thank mskier
Reviewed 24 July 2012

But watch the spice. Pretty much everything on the menu is good, and you can't go wrong with almost anything you order.

Thank Wayrachaki
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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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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