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Mama Sababa

River Road | South Of Elephant Crossing, Vang Vieng 1003, Laos
+856 30 98 94 599
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“falafel” (24 reviews)
“organic food” (3 reviews)
“lao food” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Eastern European, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
River Road | South Of Elephant Crossing, Vang Vieng 1003, Laos
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Reviewed 17 May 2018

Honestly pretty disappointed by this place... I first read about it on Lonely Planet which had good things to say about it and made it seem unique. It wasn't, the menu was basically the same as every other little tourist joint in town. The falafel...More

1  Thank mcohen3403
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Friendly owner, great food, cute restaurant. Variety of lao, thai and western dishes. Some great organic juices too from a local farm!

1  Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

We ate here at lunch time and thought the food was lovely. I had falafel in pitta and really enjoyed it. My partner had the chicken kebab in pitta and he thought it was tasty too. Lovely staff, very friendly and Mama Sababa cooks all...More

1  Thank ShropshireChez_43
Reviewed 29 January 2018

Surprisingly good hummus and nice warm pitta bread but, given the portion size, it's as expensive as I used to pay in London cafe which is mad for a town in Laos. Staff don't speak English so you need to point at what you want...More

1  Thank KimGales
Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

Try their homemade humus, pita and falafel, it‘s delicious. Unfortunately we had some small plastic items in our humus, that’s why we only go up to 4 stars. But you really should go there if you like humus, pita and falafel. And they also serve...More

1  Thank stephanieundchrigu
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Mama sababa is a great place! The mama is super kind and nice , and make everything fresh and the food comes pretty quick!

Thank Reut N
Reviewed 12 December 2017

A real find - food was delicious! Very genuine experience, with lovely service. Would highly recommend this for everyone. The chunky tomato soup was especially good...

Thank rjoakley
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

We are so happy to have discovered Mama Sababa restaurant. Everything was yummy and product focused. Very good hummus, pitta, falafel and Lao dishes such as an incredible Larb. Everything was adapted for my wife who has a fructose intolerance. But it’s not only about...More

Thank Olibrius H
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

I have been to Vang Vieng several times now and always make a point to eat here at least once. They have the best falafels in town and the hummus/garlic sauce is so good. The portion is large and the falafel sandwich alone fills me...More

Thank Anna S
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

We had the falafel pitta, it was very good! Nice pita, salad and garlic sauce all for a reasonable price. And it's organic!

Thank Yassin I
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: River Road | South Of Elephant Crossing, Vang Vieng 1003, Laos
  • Location: Asia  >  Laos  >  Vientiane Province  >  Vang Vieng
  • Phone Number: +856 30 98 94 599
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