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Vientian Cafe

Thai Restaurant, Vietnamese Restaurant, and Cambodian Restaurant$$$$
Allendale, Oakland
  • Angela Y.
    "Try the Angel Wings"(5 Tips)
    LJ Y.
    "Nam Kao is my all-time favorite!"(3 Tips)
    Kenny T.
    "The Kao Piak is great for hangovers and will let the devil of you!"(2 Tips)
    Stacey W.
    "Try the angel wings, papaya salad, pad thai, kao piak #16 with tamarind..."(3 Tips)
23 Tips and reviews
  • kao piak
  • angel wings
  • nam kao
  • papaya salad
  • authentic
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  • Brian S.
    Brian StraussMay 2, 2016
    That is some authentic spiciness!
  • Mario L.
    Mario LinMarch 5, 2016
    Best kasoy in oakland.. The kasoy here is so bomb! Also try to angel wings.
  • Ruby R.
    Ruby RosasFebruary 27, 2016
    The chicken curry noodle soup and the baked sausage!!!!
  • Kelly W.
    Kelly WongMarch 21, 2015
    Papaya salad is damn spicy good!
  • Alex T.
    Alex TenetteAugust 13, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Really good kapiak esp if you're sick
  • Cindy
    CindyJanuary 9, 2014
    KaoPoon here is bomb
  • Damon G.
    Damon GrantSeptember 30, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    If you like it hot, remember to ask for your food Thai spicy. Otherwise you'll be asking yourself where the heat is.
  • LJ Y.
    LJ YoungSeptember 22, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    After coming here a few times I'm definitely hooked. Papaya Salad Lao Style medium is the way to go. Nam Kao is my all-time favorite! Sticky rice which you eat with your hands is a must!
  • Laura S.
    Laura ScaparroAugust 15, 2013
    Beef larb is a must try.
  • Rachael G.
    Rachael GordonMarch 15, 2013
    Kao soy! Yum
  • BEN L.
    BEN LeeJanuary 14, 2013
    Omg, number 9 and ka soy is so bomb dot com.
  • Kenny T.
    Kenny TDecember 2, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Make sure you order the angel wings with a side of sticky rice!! The Kao Piak is great for hangovers and will let the devil of you!
  • Angela Y.
    Angela YokotaNovember 4, 2012
    Try the Nam Kao
  • Angela Y.
    Angela YokotaNovember 4, 2012
    Try the Angel Wings
  • Michael
    MichaelSeptember 7, 2012
    The yellow chicken curry was delicious!
  • Janeen J.
    Janeen JacksonMay 14, 2012
    The Nam Kao appetizer is a blend of many delicious flavors.
  • Catrina R.
    Catrina RoallosOctober 31, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Fresh, young coconut, FTW!
  • Dana B.
    Dana BrookAugust 25, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Must have: Beef Satay, Tom Ka Gar soup and Red Curry
  • Raffaello T.
    Raffaello TuroJuly 15, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Kao soy. Angel wings sticky rice, pad thai
  • Catrina R.
    Catrina RoallosJuly 14, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Omg. The Lao sausage is hella spicy, but hella good! Yummmmm.
  • Kyiakhalid R.
    Kyiakhalid RuizNovember 7, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Watch jealously as someone parks in the green pickup zone for hours while you're circling the block.
  • Stacey W.
    Stacey WongApril 27, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Try the angel wings, papaya salad, pad thai, kao piak #16 with tamarind powder sprinkled on top, and the thai tea.
  • Joseph B.
    Joseph BoyleJune 5, 2009
    Get the nam khao - rice crispies and pork bits with scallion, chile, ginger, peanuts and lime juice that you wrap up with mint and cilantro in lettuce.
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