Besides exploring popular tourist attractions in Phnom Penh, enjoying Khmer cuisine is one of the most memorable experiences of visitors. Here are some attractive dining spots you can take a visit while traveling this city.
Khmer Surin Restaurant
Khmer Surin is a quiet restaurant designed in Khmer style. The restaurant is impressive with airy space, spacious garden,… Khmer Surin Restaurant specializes in serving dishes which have harmonious combination of Khmer and Thai cuisine.
The Khmer Surin is truly an ideal place for those who want to enjoy meal in a green space, close to nature. Guests can go upstairs of the restaurant in order to both enjoy the delicious meals and watching the street below. Price of each dish ranges $3-8.
Address: # 9 Street 57, Boeung Keng Kang 1 Commune, Chamkar Mon District, Phnom Penh.
Khmer Food Village Restaurant
Khmer Food Village is an open-air restaurant serving more than 100 Khmer dishes. This is one of the must-visit dining spots in Phnom Penh, where guests can enjoy a lot of traditional Khmer specialties. Guests will find 7 dining areas decorated in accordance with each type of food. Each dish costs about $2-10.
Address: Next to Hun Sen Park and opposite Naga World Hotel. Opening hours: 10am – 10pm.
Dosa Corner is an ideal place for those who want to enjoy Indian food in Phnom Penh. Dosa refers to a group of Indian delicacies, placed in a tray and when eating, you will use your fingers like Indian. Well service and cheap price are the plus points of this restaurant.
Address: Wat Lanka, Phnom Penh.
Psar Kab Koh Restaurant
Psar Kab Koh Restaurant is not located in the tourist area but near the river. This restaurant is a family restaurant, put into operation for a long time, most customers are Khmer people. The famous dish of the restaurant is the Khmer chicken curry in Kab Koh which is not only delicious but also nutritious. Before visiting the restaurant, you should learn to speak some basic Khmer phrases because the restaurant mostly serves local people and they does not speak English.
Address: Road No. 9 opposite Kab Koh Market, Phnom Penh.
The Duck is established and managed by Dah Lee – a New Zealand businessman. The restaurant specializes in French cuisine, but Dah Lee is also constantly updating new dishes from London and New York.
Location: 49 Sothearos Boulevard, Phnom Penh.
Samnang means “luck”, this restaurant will satisfy the most demanding customers by the variety of the food. Coming to the restaurant, you can easily find Cambodian specialties and many other delicious dishes of other countries. The restaurant’s staffs are very professional and enthusiastic and can speak English fluently.
Address: 155, Toul Tom Poung Market, Phnom Penh.
Phsar Thmei Market
With its prime location in the heart of Phnom Penh, the market attracts a lot of tourists to visit, buy souvenirs or specialties of Cambodia,… Psah Thmei market is also a paradise for visitors to enjoy Khmer cuisine, from popular to exotic dishes such as noodles, rice noodles, fish, grilled meat, etc. These dishes at the market is not only delicious but also very cheap, only 1 – 2 USD/dish.
Phsar Reatrey Night Market
Phsar Reatrey Night Market is located on the riverfront in Sisowath Quay Street. Night market attracts a lot of foreign tourists because of its vibrant atmosphere at night. The market has a large space selling a lot of handicrafts, clothes, souvenirs,… In addition to shopping, visitors can also enjoy the tasty street foods of Cambodia and the music performances performed in the center of Phsar Reatrey Market.
Address: Street 1 (Preah Sisowath Quay) in Wat Phnom Commune, Daun Penh District. Phnom Penh.
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