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Swensen's Ice Cream

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Samsenthai Street, Vientiane, Laos
+856 21 254 064
10:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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169 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

We were a little nervous eating dairy products in Laos but it was a clean place. The portion sizes were good and the macadamia ice cream is the most nut filled I've ever had.

Thank Calliopehk
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

I ordered ice-cream with waffle but they served the ice-cream 15minutes before they gave me the waffle. Waffle could've been cooked a bit long as it was still quite doughy inside, that being said, rocky road ice-cream was yum.

Thank Ju P
Hartley, Australia
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54 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

As is the case with all Swensen's very good and tasty. I had the banana split very good and the serving was ample.

Thank trevorr913
San Clemente, California
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437 reviews
228 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

We went here after the Pizza Company. It was a bit expensive and the ice cream was nothing special. Not sure if I would return.

Thank JimW551
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51 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

A great place to come for a treat and to escape the heat of the day. Wide selection of good quality desserts available and good sized portions for the price.

Thank Adrian N
Bangkok, Thailand
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Swenson's is the same in Thailand, Lao, wherever. Quality in Vientiane is consistent. About a block or so from the Fountain. Good place to relax and chill ...

Thank Tee K
Manchester, United Kingdom
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156 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

This place is obviously Western and not traditional Vietnamese in the slightest but the best ice cream sundaes in Hanoi! The staff are really friendly and greet you on arrival. The menu has far too many delicious options (not a bad thing!). The place is clean and tidy and the prices are fairly good (a little dearer than other places,... More 

Thank kirsteen j
Sydney, Australia
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45 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

Loved this place! We came for some sundaes and the staff were lovely - the ice cream came out so fast! They were so delicious! There are lots of dessert places in Vientiane, and we loved this one!!

Thank kirsten_hopkinson
Vientiane, Laos
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2015

I have frequented Swensen's on more than one occasion and always been pleasantly surprised by the friendly and efficient service, variety of their menu offering and the quality of their ice-cream is always top notch. The atmosphere is great, there is nearly always other customers in store, sometimes its even so busy it's difficult to find seating. The venue is... More 

Thank Jasmine S
Melbourne, Australia
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67 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015 via mobile

This is a very western style ice cream shop. My son had two scoops and said they were very good. The service was quick. The price was more expensive than I would have expected

Thank LagoNexus

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Samsenthai Street, Vientiane, Laos
  • Location: Asia  >  Laos  >  Vientiane Province  >  Vientiane
  • Phone Number: +856 21 254 064

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