Laotian cuisine in downtown Raleigh and one of the first laotian restaurants in the U.S.
Bida Manda is a thoughtful and sharp gathering place celebrating the diverse food traditions of Laos. Sanskrit for father and mother, siblings Vansana and Vanvisa Nolintha named the restaurant Bida Manda as a way of honoring their parents in Laos who taught them everything they know about food, hospitality, and the power it has in bringing people together.
In April 2013, Food Network chef Maneet Chauhan hosted a special dinner there. The meal was filmed as part of her upcoming reality/documentary series.
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WRAL & Yelp Reviews
based on 142 reviews
Amy N. Dec 17, 2013
First off, I wanna say that this place has great ambience. The lighting, decor and music make it a very relaxing and romantic place to be. The drinks are... (more)
Vinod K. Dec 15, 2013
It was really a unexpected visit to Bida Manda . As i went in with no expectations so soon its turned into very pleasant dining experience. I waited around... (more)
Erin M. Dec 10, 2013
Since I returned from a vacation in Thailand recently, I've been holding off on Thai/Laotian food for a while to be certain I wouldn't be too upset. But I... (more)
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