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10 Famous Luang Prabang Food To Eat Before You Leave

10 Famous Luang Prabang Food To Eat Before You Leave

1.Khao Piak:

Khao piak is a noodle soup with thick handmade rice flour noodles and a delicious broth.

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Where to eat:

Xiengthong Noodle

  • Add: located near Wat Xiang on the far east of the town’s main penninsula
  • Opening hours: 7.00 am -14.00

Cafetoui:

  • Address: Sisavangvatthana Rd, Ban Xieng Mouane, Luang Prabang
  • Opening hours: 10:00 – 23:30

Xiengthong Noodle

Wat Xieng Thong Khem Khong Luang Prabang Laos
Opening time: 06:30 AM - 21:00 PM

Xieng Thong Noodle-Shop serves best kòw Ъęeak sèn (round rice noodles served in a broth with pieces of chicken or deep-fried crispy pork belly) in town.

2.Larb:

This special cuisine in Luang Prabang can be made with chicken, beef, duck, fish, pork or mushrooms. The meat is flavored with lime juice, fish sauce, and fresh herbs. It is usually served with raw vegetables and sticky rice.

10 Famous Luang Prabang Food To Eat Before You LeavePhoto by Krista

Where to eat:

Coconut garden

  • Address: Sisavangvong Road - Luang Prabang – Laos
  • Opening hours: 8.00 am – 11.00 pm

Pak Houay Mixay

  • Add: Ban Mano Rd, Luang Prabang, Laos
  • Opening hours: 10.00 am – 9.00 pm

Coconut Garden

L'Elephant Restaurant Vat Nong Luang Prabang Laos
Opening time: 08:00 AM - 23:00 PM

Coconut Garden Restaurant situated in the heart of the city of Luang Prabang, serves delicious, authentic and original Lao food in a beautiful, peaceful environment.

3.Or Lam

The main ingredients of Or Lam are dried buffalo meat, beef, game meat or chicken, lemongrass, Sa Khan, chilies, mashed eggplants, wood ear mushrooms, and yard long bean.

10 Famous Luang Prabang Food To Eat Before You LeavePhoto by Kirk K

Where to eat:

  • Tamarind restaurant:
  • Ban Wat Sene, Old Town, Luang Prabang 0, Laos
  • Opening hours: 11 am- 10 pm

Tamarind restaurant

: Sisavangvong Road - Luang Prabang – Laos
Opening time: 11:00 AM - 22:00 PM

Tamarind uses only the freshest, local ingredients and to provide a place where visitors can sample and learn about the special flavours and foods that comprise Lao cuisine.

4.Lao sausage:

Lao sausage with other name as Sou Oa is made from coarsely chopped fatty pork seasoned with lemongrass, galangal, kaffir lime leaves, shallots, cilantro, chillies, garlic, salt and fish sauce.

10 Famous Luang Prabang Food To Eat Before You LeavePhoto by shankar s.

Where to eat:

  • Mango Tree
  • Add: Ban Vat Nong, Sakkarine Road, Luang Prabang, Laos
  • Opening hours: 9.00 am – 10.00 pm

Mango Tree

Ban Vat Nong, Sakkarine Road, Luang Prabang, Laos
Opening time: 11:00 AM - 22:00 PM

Mango Garden is one of the best restaurant in town to enjoy the authentic Laotian foods. If you are wanting local food and local prices, make this a stop.

5.Ping Gai (Grilled Chicken)

A whole chicken is marinated in black pepper, garlic, coriander root, fish sauce and salt and is then cooked over hot coals. You may try it with sticky rice and sometimes with raw vegetables in Luang Prabang.

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Where to eat:

  • Some BBQ stalls in Luang Prabang night market
  • Add: Sisavangvong Rd, Alley Behind Lao National Tourism Office, Luang Prabang, Laos
  • Opening hours: 17.00 – 23.00

Luang Prabang Night Market

Handicraft Night Market cnr Th Sisavangvong & Th Kitsarat Luang Prabang Laos
Opening time: 17:00 PM - 23:00 PM

The Luang Prabang Night Market has perhaps the most extensive collection of handicrafts for sale and great local Laos cuisines

6.Tam Mak Houng (Spicy Green Papaya Salad)

The dish combines the five main tastes of the local cuisine: sour lime, hot chili, salty, savory fish sauce, and sweetness added by palm sugar.

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Where to eat:

  • Tamnak Lao Restaurant,
  • Add: Sakkaline Rd Luang Prabang Laos
  • Or you can find this dish on roadside stall.

Tamnak Lao Restaurant

Tamnak Lao Sakkaline Rd Luang Prabang Laos
Opening time: 11:00 AM - 19:00 PM

The Tamnak Lao Restaurant's quality assurance policy is to serve authentic Lao food at reasonable prices, to maintain an extremely clean environment and to provide excellent service.

7.Khao Soi

It is a soup made with flat rice noodles, not dissimilar in look from tagliatelle and often still handmade by cutting up a flat sheet of steamed rice dough with scissors.

10 Famous Luang Prabang Food To Eat Before You LeavePhoto by Georges-adrien Carcanis

Where to eat:

  • Mrs Chanh’s Khao Soi restaurant
  • Add: opposite Wat Sene, Bat Van Nong st, Luang Prabang, Laos

Mrs Chanh’s Khao Soi restaurant

Wat Sene Luang Prabang Laos
Opening time: 11:00 AM - 19:00 PM

Mrs Chanh’s Khao Soi restaurant is one of the best place in town to try the great Khao Soi, a very popular dish of locals

8.Khao Jee (Baguettes)

You can fill it with tomatoes, carrot, cheese, and pork meat topped with chili sauce. Further choices can be chicken, avocado and bacon.

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Where to eat:

  • A typical Laos food, which can be found on every street corner in Luang Prabang

9.Lao Barbecue (Sindad)

Sin dat is a do-it-yourself barbecue, cooked on a grill over a bucket of hot charcoal that sits in the middle of your table.

10 Famous Luang Prabang Food To Eat Before You LeavePhoto by PROshankar s.

Where to eat:

  • No name restaurant, but popular with locals
  • Add: on Khem Khong Road, at the top end of Old Town, about parallel with the end of the night market.

Sin Dat on Khem Khong Road Restaurant

Khem Khong Road, Luang Prabang, Laos
Opening time: 11:00 AM - 20:00 PM

There is a no name restaurant on Khem Khong Road that is very popular with locals where you can enjoy the best Lao Barbecue (Sindad)

10. Kaipen (Fried Seaweed) with Jaew Bong

A popular snack, Kaipen is made of freshwater green algae, peppered with sesame seeds and sundried into paper-thin sheets.

10 Famous Luang Prabang Food To Eat Before You LeavePhoto by mattjkelley

Where to eat:

Tamarind restaurant:

  • Ban Wat Sene, Old Town, Luang Prabang 0, Laos
  • Opening hours: 11 am- 10 pm

Tamarind restaurant

: Sisavangvong Road - Luang Prabang – Laos
Opening time: 11:00 AM - 22:00 PM

Tamarind uses only the freshest, local ingredients and to provide a place where visitors can sample and learn about the special flavours and foods that comprise Lao cuisine.

Catherine

My name’s Catherine, you can call me Kate. I love animals, writing and travelling.I started my Asian journey since 2003; and I have been nearly 20 countries so far. The more I go, the more I fall in love with this incredible continent. It has a unique beauty and distinctive culture that never fully explored. This’s why there are many countries I still keep coming back over and over again. I’m here to share with you my fun, sad or even scared memory on my backpacking trails. Hope it works on you!

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