Top 10 Best Street Foods in Laos

Coconut cake, sliced fried banana, grilled salted fish, Lao coffee is the amazing food from sidewalk stalls for tourists.

Kanom Krok (coconut cake): These are small cakes made from coconut milk, sugar, flour and glutinous rice. Kanom Krok is coated in the molded iron pan cake.


Roasted salted fish: grilled fish is a popular dish in Luang Prabang. There are many types of fish with different sizes for customers to choose. Fish is salted then grilled over charcoal (about 4-6 USD / each depending on size).


Lao coffee: Lao Coffee taste very charming. Most Laotians do not drink black coffee that is mixed with powdered milk, sweetened condensed milk to add to the appeal. Hot sun, drink a cup of coffee with milk stone characteristic taste will blow Laos tired.


Barbecue: There are plenty of stalls selling all kinds of barbecue in the street. Different from other places in Laos, Luang Prabang street food has been changed to match the taste of foreign tourists. Barbecue stalls in the night market of Luang Prabang is considered the best..


Jaew mak khua (roasted eggplant): Jaew mak khua has bold flavor eggplant and spicy taste of chilli, usually served at sidewalk stalls. Roasted eggplant is mashed with coriander and many other spices with a mortar and pestle.


Fried Bananas: Bananas are fried deeply and served as snack after oil dries. You can stand in front of those stalls to see sellers slicing bananas, frying it deeply in oil until it turns to be yellow and crispy.


Laos noodle soup: A simple bowl of noodles with broth, noodles, and vegetables such as basil, bean sprouts, mint and chili.


Khao Jii Pate (bread with pate): Those who got bored of noodles in the neighboring Southeast Asian nations will feel happy to find French bread throughout the country of Laos. Filling of the bread could be egg, pate, salad and mayonnaise.


Yaw Dip (rolls): Rolls in Laos also includes many raw vegetables as mint, cilantro, rice noodles and greasy boiled eggs


Tam Maak Hoong (spicy papaya salad) This is a common dish in Thai but originated from Laos. Here, spicy papaya salad is called Tam Maak Hoong. Salad made with green cucumber, papaya, chilli, lemon juice and fish sauce. There are many Tam Maak Hoong stalls surrounding Lao night market.


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