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Arena Restaurant and Bar

$$ - $$$
Asian, Bar, Pizza, Thai, Pub
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Ban Savang, Vang Vieng 01000, Laos
+856 20 97 270 555
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Sedona, Arizona
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38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Off the main road, cute little spot. The food is pretty good for the price,but nothing crazy special. Coffee is ok, there's better coffee in town. The staff are really friendly.

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Thank eskimo85
Bath, United Kingdom
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328 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We had dinner here twice whilst in Vang Vieng and we enjoyed it both times. Contrary to many reviews on here, we had great service from a very friendly, smiley young waiter. They didn't have the veggie burger when we ordered it, and the meals all came out at different times but that is not unusual in SE Asia! Namkhong... More 

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Thank Jen R
Fremantle, Australia
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

No surprises to find this place so low on the Trip Advisor list. Looks impressive both inside and out but it's a false facade. I was the only customer in at the time and I ordered chicken pad thai. I don't mind waiting for a while but I had to inexplicably wait around 50 minutes for such a simple dish.... More 

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Thank gpwilliamson
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

This place has the cheapest beerI've seen in Laos and has the friendliest staff! The food is great value and really tasty and the decor is comfortable .

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Thank Chloe A
Buckden, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

Wide selection of food types available. Ate here twice and they forgot to cook one person's meal each time. Food comes out when cooked not all together. Each dish was of a good standard. Friendly staff but not all have sufficient English to understand your order and many mistakes made. Toilets ok but not great.

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Thank addicted2travelme
Potters Bar
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

My wife and I visited this restaurant and having ordered our meal waited for 45 minutes and still no sign of food. I went up to the till and said that unless our food was delivered in 5 minutes, we would be leaving. Two minutes later, we were confronted by the Manager who came up to me and accused me... More 

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Thank PottersBarBeachbum
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

No service!, you must go to ask service personal if you want something. The Cordon Bleu was not original but not bad and the price is very good. Just go if you have hunger!

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Thank Teck T
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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178 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2016 via mobile

The price was expensive and you won't get what you paid for. The food was just OK. The service could better since they are all on backstage leaving the customers alone in the restaurant.

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Thank leonardomrc
Vientiane, Laos
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2016

Dined here a couple of times for lunch and breakfast. The staff was always friendly which is noticeable in a town where the staff is very indifferent in many places. Prices here were good when compared to other local eateries. Located right in the middle of town.

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Thank BCGonzo
San Francisco, California
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2015

Nothing special... Coffee wasn't that good, service was really bad and the food was very bland. Not worth the time.

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Thank Will G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Bar, Pizza, Thai, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ban Savang, Vang Vieng 01000, Laos
  • Location: Asia  >  Laos  >  Vientiane Province  >  Vang Vieng
  • Phone Number: +856 20 97 270 555

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