Tamnak Lao Restaurant

Tamnak Lao Restaurant
Tamnak Lao Restaurant

Sister to the popular restaurant in Luang Prabang, Tamnak Lao restaurant in Vientiane is a little harder to find, though well worth it.

Tamnak Lao Restaurant in Luang Prabang, Laos is located on Sakkalin Road about a block from the Nam Khan river, across the street from the Ecole Primary school, and nearest to Wat Nong.tamnak-lao-restaurant (4)In operation since 1993, it’s become a local favourite that serves authentic Lao cuisine in a restored colonial house and garden. Try the six-course tasting menu of classic Lao dishes or order a la carte for larger portions of laap with fresh herbs, Mekong fish cooked in coconut milk, spicy seafood salads, sun-dried beef, and some vegetarian options. tamnak-lao-restaurant (3)tamnak-lao-restaurant (2)The large, elegant restaurant is popular with tour groups and they can organise cultural shows and baci blessing ceremonies on request. It’s located just past Patuxay Monument on Singha Road (the road that leads directly to That Luang stupa), before the Vietnam Embassy.

Besides, the restaurant also provides cooking classes for those who interested. The school offers whole-day classes or evening classes to suit every travel schedule. Using the Cook Book provided during the class, it is guaranteed you will be able to cook the dishes at home.tamnak-lao-restaurant


The Tamnak Lao Restaurant and Cooking School are considered the best in Luang Prabang. There is no compromise towards providing great food at an affordable cost, and this is what makes this restaurant and cooking school such winners.

Another: Vieng Sawan Vietnamese Restaurant