We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Joys Restaurant

Turn Right at Nam Pho Fountain | Turn Right at the Fountain, Walk Toward the Mekong Riverand It's on Your Right, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
+856 255166575
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good18%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sticky rice” (17 reviews)
“tempura” (5 reviews)
“spicy chicken” (6 reviews)
Closed Now
Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Turn Right at Nam Pho Fountain | Turn Right at the Fountain, Walk Toward the Mekong Riverand It's on Your Right, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (243)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 190 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's more like a living room with tables propped up and a grandma is cooking in the kitchen in the next room. That being said, the food was great (laab was fantastic), and while it took time to cook, food arrived rather promptly. Also the...More

Thank Asaf1739
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went here on a quiet Saturday night. The restaurant was not full and I was seated immediately. I ordered the fish noodle soup and the coconut chicken along with a Beerlao. The two dishes were well prepared and arrived quickly. I actually ordered too...More

Thank Jonathan B
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

You can find from chicken rice to Thai curry. Food was good. Service was very slow but is a good option in Luang Prabang to try local food.

Thank crisg154
Reviewed 6 September 2018

I try to get there at least twice a month. The tempura eggplant is fantastic! I haven't tried all the set diners but I will.

Thank Raymond V
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

The food here is good. I had fish noodle soup and some egg plant tempura. No complaints about the food. The service was bad, so a mark off for that

Thank Daniel C
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Joy's was the first restaurant we tried in Luang Prabang. It's conveniently located near the Mekong River just off the main tourist street. We enjoyed our food — duck laab, Lao sausage, fried lemongrass chicken patties and a sautéed beef dish — the chicken patties were...More

Thank John_McCo11um
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

The food is wonderful and we plan on eating here everyday so we can explore more traditional lao dishes. The river weed is a must try if you like seaweed.This place is very reasonably priced, we had entree, two mains and two teas for 120...More

Thank Kat K
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Joy is a lovely lady and always up for a chat, we had some delicious food here, Spicy chicken coconut with rice, dish of the day, fried chicken and lemongrass balls and veggie spring rolls, not sure about the dipping sauce with the spring rolls...More

Thank Mark E
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

The most delicious meal we had in Luang Prabang. Fresh, tasty, authentic Laos cuisine for an excellent price. A must visit

Thank Oon_mac
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely meal at Joys restaurant and although we only have 1.5 days left in Luang Prabang, we’ll be back. The yellow curry was a favourite and it was nice that there were some basic western options for our daughter. The mango &...More

Thank JAHall2
Nearby HotelsSee all 79 hotels in Luang Prabang
Maison Souvannaphoum Hotel
928 reviews
.13 km away
L'hotel Souvannaphoum
2 reviews
.15 km away
Maison Dalabua Hotel
765 reviews
.21 km away
Villa Maly Boutique Hotel
1 007 reviews
.27 km away
Nearby Restaurants
525 Cocktails & Tapas
384 reviews
.40 km away
Manda de Laos
833 reviews
.33 km away
Joma Bakery Cafe
1 566 reviews
.21 km away
Nearby Attractions
Pha Tad Ke Botanical Garden
223 reviews
.05 km away
Old Quarter Luang Prabang
1 316 reviews
.73 km away
Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre
739 reviews
.47 km away
Morning Market
254 reviews
.49 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Joys Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Turn Right at Nam Pho Fountain | Turn Right at the Fountain, Walk Toward the Mekong Riverand It's on Your Right, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
  • Location: Asia  >  Laos  >  Luang Prabang Province  >  Luang Prabang
  • Phone Number: +856 255166575
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing