Phnom Penh, Cambodia


With a growing middle-class population and tourists in Phnom Penh, the city is experiencing increasing numbers of mid-price restaurants and cafes. Besides the Cambodian restaurants, Phnom Penh has a fairly good range of international fare including Chinese, Vietnamese, Thai, Indian, American and Italian. Expect to pay USD5-10 per person for either lunch or dinner at a mid-priced establishment here.
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Cafe Yejj
No. 170 Street 450 (situated in the southeastern corner of the Russian Market). 
Indoor and outdoor seating both on the ground and second floor. Serves Khmer dishes as well as pasta, panini and burritos. The service is good and a clean bathroom upstairs. Most dishes cost less than USD4.

Jars of Clay
No. 39B St 155 (near the Russian Market). Open: Monday-Saturday.
Cafe managed only by women. Convenient place to relax after a visit to the Russian Market. Serves English-style breakfast, quiches, sandwiches, soups and delicious cakes as well as smoothies, ice cream and good coffee.

Casa Italia
St 1 (in front of Hotel Cambodiana).
Italian restaurant in Phnom Penh serving a delicious range of salads, pasta dishes and pizza. The restaurant uses fresh ingredients. Indoor dining under air-conditioned comfort.

Amok Restaurant & Cafe
2 St 278, (near Independence Monument).
Nice cozy decor with open-air dining. The restaurant serves traditional Khmer dishes. The classic fish amok served here is well done and the servings are large.

Chi Cha Restaurant
No. 27, St 110 (near the Riverside).
The restaurant is centrally located. Serves excellent and plentiful Indian food including vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes. Set meals cost around USD4 and private rooms available for USD8.

St 278, (near St 51).
Offers pizzas, baguettes, burgers, pastas and other Western dishes. Meat and salads prepared here come from a local organisation, which encourages and teaches farmers in organic growing methods.

Yumi Restaurant
No 29A, St 288. Open: Daily from noon-2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Japanese tapas offering fresh seafood and meats cooked on a yakitori grill in a relaxed and stylish surroundings. Yumi has daily changing menus.

74 St 174. Open: Monday-Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
A true taste of Cambodia in cuisine and decor. Romdeng serves Khmer dishes that range from almost forgotten recipes from the provinces to contemporary Khmer cuisine.

The Shop
39 St 240. Open: Daily from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
A popular place with a good selection of sandwiches, quiches, salads and freshly baked goods. The Shop has a good range of breakfast options. 
Has a cosy and quiet courtyard seating area. Less than USD5.

Riverside Bistro
273A Sisowath Quay.
Housed in an old colonial-style building with comfortable outdoor dining and views of Tonle Sap. The restaurant is popular with local expats, tourists and affluent locals.

50 Cents Cafe
105 St 19 (a street behind Lux Cinema). Open: Daily from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Serves Thai and Western foods at affordable prices including coffee, soft drinks, fresh fruit salad, crepes and ice cream. Displays art work and has a small movie room as well as free Wi-Fi.

Taboo Restaurant
331, 5 Preah Sisowath Quay.
The owner is French and the restaurant is popular with tourists. Offers a good mix of Khmer, Thai, Vietnamese and French dishes. Menu include pasta, pies and roasted meat.

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