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“Surpassed high expectations”
Review of Cafe Toui

Cafe Toui
Ranked #15 of 241 Restaurants in Luang Prabang
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$5 - US$15
Cuisines: Asian, International
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: Cafe Toui serves magically simple Lao food, prepared to order by Chef Toui. Because of the super abundance of vegetables from surrounding farms and in our local markets, we can offer many interesting vegetarian choices as well as traditional dishes with fish, pork and duck, etc. All with Toui's amazing flavors. We bend a bit from Lao tradition for special desserts. We serve cocktails, beers and some wine.
Reviewed 9 December 2017

I was skeptical of the superlative reviews, but my doubts were completely wrong--Cafe Toui was fabulous. I had the barbeque spring rolls and the pumpkin-sausage curry. Loved them both! Very creative dishes and super fresh and flavorful ingredients. I like picante, so I asked for some chili to spice it up a bit. Ambience and service were excellent and Chef Toui came out to greet the clients. All this and easy on the wallet!

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Thank dgd523
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Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

We are at cafe toui our first night in LP. There were too many great items to choose from, and so we ended up doing the tasting menu. Every dish was great, but the duck and laab really stood out. It was the 100th laab I ate traveling in SE Asia, but my favorite of the whole trip.
Toui himself is also a very cool and nice man. He is happy to chat with you about the food and recipes, and can even help with other logistics while in town. It’s also a great value and a lot of food for US $15/person.

Thank Ted M
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

A bit pricier than most offerings in Luang Prabang but well worth it, definitely make a reservation though.

We both really enjoyed the food here, the laap, salads & currys were excellent. Cant really comment on authenticity but everything was really tasty, including the cocktails

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Thank troiks
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Reviewed 4 December 2017

Crispy Pork with Greens in garlic and oyster sauce. Also ordered steamed rice. Great flavours. Staff efficient and although prices are now midrange same quality with a new look Lao Fusion menu.

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Thank John T
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Reviewed 2 December 2017

Reservation is highly recommended. As we were told all tables were reserved during lunch hour on that day (we were trying our luck). We came back for dinner, after reservation were made on the same day. Worth mentioning is the Red duck curry. a little spicy, but bearable. Great with sticky rice. Restaurant were filled with 90% westerners and minority were from the orient. For those with unlimited budget, this would be the place to be.

Bona petite.

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Thank alextanwm
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