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LIMITED PATIO SEATINGS are available for 1-Hour Reservation-Only (No Walk-Ins) through Tock

5:00PM, 5:30PM, 6:15PM, 6:45PM, 7:30PM, 8:00PM, & 8:45PM 

For the safety of our guests and team, masks are strictly required. Each table accommodates up to 4 guests at a time and social distanced 6-ft apart. If parties are larger than 4 guests, it is suggested to secure two separate reservations for the same day & time. However, neighboring tables cannot be combined in order to remain social distancing. 

Understanding the health circumstances is our our top priority, we want to take serious protocols upon every little detail for the safety measure of our guests, team, and our community as we open our patio and continue to service our carryout option. We want to carefully and thoughtfully take actions to continue to provide the Lao experience that we all miss dearly. 

All team members are required to wear face masks, gloves and temperature checks before shift. Individual hand sanitizer and a QR code of our menu will be provided at each table.

Deposit of $20 per person will be refunded through Tock upon arrival. This is separate from the entire bill.

20% Service Charge added to the entire bill to help pay the staff competitive wage.

In chance of inclement weather, some of our tables will be under umbrellas while some would not be and we will be unable to move your meal indoors. If you wish to request a change in your reservation due to severe weather, please call us at (202)-387-5426 or email at

CONTACTLESS CARRYOUT through Tock placed up to one week in advance or by 8PM for same day orders. No Phone Orders. Online gift cards for carryout, please give is a call.

We have joined in with a local company, Skip The Line, to offer Thip Khao delivery to you! If you would prefer delivery, contact Skip The Line before placing your order to schedule a pick-up on your behalf!

Please stay in touch with our social media and newsletter for updates. We look forward to bringing the Lao experience into your homes! Any Questions or Concerns, please email to

Thank you so much for visiting and continue to support our journey along the way! Kob Jai Lai Lai!



Tuesday to Sunday

5pm - 8:45pm (Last Available Reservations)

Closed on Mondays


Tuesday to Sunday 

5:00PM to 9:00PM (Same Day Online Orders by 8:00PM)

Closed on Mondays


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Washington, DC 20010 on Google Maps

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We are located 3 blocks from the Columbia Heights metro
(Green/Yellow line).


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  • Photo of Seng


    Chef & Co-Owner

    Chef Seng was born in Laos and fled the country during the Vietnam War. During her stay at a Thailand refugee camp of Nakhon Phanom, she learned how to cook from her camp neighbors and elders. At the age of twelve, she was the eldest of five and took on the role of caretaker of her four younger s...

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    Director of Operation & Co-Owner

    He grew up in Northern Virginia in a Lao household. He felt lost within his family’s culture due to separate upbringings outside of home. As he sought to understand more about his family, he discovered food could help guide his learning journey. The opportunity to study in culinary school a...