After nearly one week in Asia, eating in Makphet has been a different, inspiring experience. The restaurant in the center of Vientiane offers tasty Lao-western fusion food. More than a dining place, it is a school for poor young adults who are offered a chance to learn a profession. There is a profusion of student waiters and waitresses who will fulfil your every needs. There is a large choice of meals, some of them really inventive, all exquisite.
Eating in Makphet is a treat for yourself and a good action for needy Lao people.
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Note: the restaurant doesn't have a special menu for kids, some dishes can be ordered in half-sized portions instead. Try the rice cakes with vegetable, the beef with tomatoes or the spring rolls. Inside Makphet, there's a small shop that sells beautiful toys for the benefit of the organization.