Looking to satisfy your appetite for Laotian fare?
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top Laotian spots around Fresno, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to fulfill your urges.
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1. Sabaidee Thai Lao Cuisine
First on the list is SabaiDee Thai Lao Cuisine. Located at 5730 N. First St., Suite 103 in Northeast Fresno, the Laotian and Thai spot, which offers seafood and more, is the highest-rated Laotian restaurant in Fresno, boasting four stars out of 621 reviews on Yelp.
2. Mamas Asian Noodle House
Next up is East Central Fresno's Mamas Asian Noodle House, situated at 4787 E. McKinley Ave. With four stars out of 348 reviews on Yelp, the Laotian and Thai spot, offering noodles and more, has proven to be a local favorite.
3. AC Mart & Deli
Southeast Fresno's AC Mart & Deli, located at 3080 E. Olive Ave., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the grocery store and Laotian spot 4.5 stars out of 50 reviews.
4. Sweet Mango Mart & Deli
Sweet Mango Mart & Deli, a grocery store and Thai and Laotian spot in Southeast Fresno, is another much-loved go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 35 Yelp reviews. Head over to 1244 N. First St. to see for yourself.
Deciding when to check out the top spots above? Fridays tend to be the busiest days of the week for consumer spending at restaurants across the Fresno area, while Tuesdays are least busy, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a provider of CRM and direct response marketing for small businesses. Last year, average daily transactions at restaurants surged to 51 per business on Fridays, compared to 40 daily transactions on average on Tuesdays.