Restaurants in Phnom Penh

  • Amok Restaurant & Cafe, 2 St 278, near Independence monument Phnom Penh. Telephone: (012) 912 319. Nice cozy decor, with open air sitting. The traditional Khmer dishes are excellent, and other items on the menu are good too. The classic fish amok is extremely well done, and the servings are large.
  • Anise, 57th St near corner of Sihanouk, is very comfortable with free wi-fi – but has rather ordinary food (e.g. fish and chips out of a packet), which is a little over-priced.
  • Anise Terrace No. 2C, Street 278, Boeng Keng kang 1. Finely decorated restaurant with terrace and balcony, offers Southeast Asian dishes.
  • Atmosphere No. 141C, Norodom Blvd. A fancy French restaurant quiet on an ordinary day but draws a regular crowd of expats located along Norodom Boulevard.
  • Bai Thong, 100-102 Sothearos Boulevard,  855.23.211.054, +855.12.666.390 (mobile). 11:00-14:00, 18:00-23:00. French and Indochinese cuisine in nicely decorated surroundings. US$10-20.
  • Bali Café, 379 Sisowath Quay, has pretty good Indonesian food, along with Asian/Thai/Khmer and Western fare. Try the Tahu Telur (fried tofu with eggs). Be careful ordering water or you’ll get the small plastic bottle of Evian – at US$3!
  • Blue Cat, Street 110, excellent place, very comfortable and friendly, Suitable for family dining, featuring an international and Khmer menu, and a respectable wine list.free wifi
  • Cafe Yejj, #170 Street 450, offers sidewalk seating and indoor seating both ground level and second floor. Reasonably-priced pasta, panini, burritos and local (Cambodian food). Particiaptes in breaking the cycle of poverty by training women-at-risk as employees. Service very good. VERY clean bathroom upstairs. Most dishes less than US$4. Located at the southeast corner of the Russian Market, less than 50 feet east of the corner of Streets 155 & 450. Sit inside if you do not want to be bothered by beggars.
  • Edelweiss Next door to Pop Cafe, No. 375 Sisowath Quay. Cambodia’s only German restaurant run by Ulli and Mama. Menu in German and English.
  • Equinox on Street 278 (near Street 51) has now opened a pretty good restaurant. Pizzas, baguettes, burgers, pastas and some more western specialties on the menu. Great indoor outdoor ambiance. Meat and salads come from a local organization who encourage and teach farmers in organic growing methods.
  • Frizz Restaurant, 67 Street 240, 023 220 953, 012 845 525 (mobile). 10:00-23:00. Traditional Cambodian cuisine. The restaurant also operates the Cambodia Cooking Class. US$5-10.
  • Garden Center Café, #23 Street 57 is a garden setting café/restaurant that’s popular with local ex-pats.
  • Green Mango Restaurant and Bar, #170E Street 63 corner of street 278, Boeung Keng Kang I, serves up some delicious Western, Khmer and Mediterranean dishes. A good place for casual meet-ups with friends. Excellent WI-FI connection, great choice of music and friendly staffs. Tel: +855-023-720470
  • Jars of Clay, #39B Street 155, south of the Russian market., (0)23 300 281. Closed Sundays. Cafe managed only by women near to the Russian Market. It is a great and conveniently air-conditioned place to relax after a visit to the crowded Russian Market. They offer English-Style breakfast, Quiches, Sandwiches, Soups, absolutely delicious Cakes, smoothies, ice cream and really good coffee. US$4-10.
  • Java Café, 56 Sihanouk Blvd, Soups, salads and sandwiches in a cozy setting overlooking the Independence Monument. Good vegetarian options. Has a rotating art exhibition.
  • Khmer Surin, #11 Street 57 (south of Sihanouk Boulevard) is a rather romantic restaurant that serves delicious Khmer and Thai food. The traditional Khmer seafood dish, amok, stands out.
  • Lazy Gecko, #23B Street 93, Boeung Kak Lake, does a REALLY good hamburger.
  • Le Duo, Street 322 (between Monivong and Street 63) has excellent Italian food. Sicilian-born Luigi makes great pastas and pizzas.
  • Mazinga Thai Restaurant, #6HEo, Sothearos (St. 3) (near Wat Ounalom), this beautifully decorated restaurant offers a wide selection of Thai dishes at a reasonable price. The staff are attentive and friendly, and there is traditional Thai seating available upstairs.
  • Metro Café, on the corner of Sisowath Quay and Street 148 (opposite Riverside Bistro), is a stylish fusion of Asian and Western culture. Air-con. Good selection of small tapas-style dishes from US$1 and a great steak (about US$12). Free wi-fi.
  • Nature and Sea, Corner of Street 278 and 51, 12 879 486. Relaxed restaurant on a 2nd floor rooftop opposite to Wat Langka that promotes health food. Delicious Salads, Crepes, Juices, try the passion fruit juice. US$3-7.
  • Open Wine 219 St. 19. An outdoor restaurant setting and good selection of imported wine.
  • Paris Bubble Tea, 285-287 Preah Monivong (not far from the New York Hotel) tel 023 990 373; is pleasant and has fun and refreshing Bubble tea.
  • Penny Lane Cafe, Corner of St. 111 & St. 242 (not far from the Town View Hotel) An Italian style cafe with air-con and outdoor areas where they take great pride in their coffee and provide free wireless internet.
  • Pop Cafe No. 371 Sisowath Quay. One of the most popular Italian restaurants, this small yet modern eatery is renowned for its fresh pasta.
  • Riverside Bistro, #273a Sisowath Quay occupies an old colonial style building and features comfortable outdoor dining with brilliant views of the Tonle Sap. Popular with local expats, tourists and local affluent Khmers. Try Khmer’s “root of lotus”.
  • The Shop, 39 Street 240, +855.23.986.964, +855.92.955.963 (mobile). 07:00-19:00. A very popular place with a good selection of sandwiches, quiches, salads and freshly baked goods. Has a  quiet courtyard seating area. Very good breakfast options. Less than US$5.
  • Yumi Restaurant, No 29a, Street 288, BKK1, 855.92.163.903 . noon-2PM, 6PM-10PM. Yumi serves a range of Japanese tapas including fresh seafood and meats cooked on a yakitori grill in relaxed, stylish surroundings. Yumi boasts daily changing menus using fresh local ingredients cooked by one of London’s top chefs and a bar for sakes and wines from their impressive list. $5-$15.

Higher End

  • 102, 1A, St. 102 (one block south of Le Royal), tel. 023-990-880. Probably Phnom Penh’s top French restaurant, set in a modern, European-style surroundings. The food is quite competent and the onion soup is superb. Almost entirely undiscovered by tourists but popular with Phnom Penh’s moneyed elite, so reservations recommended. US$30.
  • La Luna d’Autunno, #4D, Street 29 – Italian cuisine in a beautiful old villa with lovely garden setting, aircon inside.
  • Le Bistrot, #4D, Street 29 – French and Italian in an old villa.
  • Le Wok, 33 Street 178 (near the National Museum of Cambodia), 855.98.821.857. 09:00-23:00. Delicious French and pan-Asian cuisine in a tastefully decorated venue. Over US$20; lunch special US$10.
  • Pacharan Bodega No. 389E1, Sisowath, entrance on Street 184. Overlooking the riverfront next to the Royal Palace this restaurant offers Authentic Spanish Cuisine.
  • Xiang Palace (Hotel Intercontinental) Chinese – expensive fine dining, dim sum.
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