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Siem Reap Restaurants

Where and What to Eat in Siem Reap

Siem Reap restaurants appeal to just about any traveller, offering authentic Khmer delicacies and well-executed international cuisine at affordable prices. To accommodate the large number of foreign visitors and residents alike, Siem Reap's dining scene has undergone tremendous growth throughout the years. Expat-owned restaurants are set within Pub Street, where you can enjoy French, American, Italian, Japanese and Thai dishes as well as imported wines, beers, and tropical cocktails until late.

Of course, no trip to Siem Reap is complete without sampling authentic delicacies such as luc-lac (stir fried beef), fish amok, and insect-based dishes (for the adventurous diners), which you can find at local markets, roadside vendors, and upmarket Khmer restaurants within the town centre. Here’s our guide on where and what to eat in Siem Reap.

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Banlle Siem Reap

Banlle Siem Reap attracts vegetarian diners with its meat-free takes on traditional Cambodian, Asian, and European dishes. Occupying a traditional wooden house in Wat Bo Village, this local restaurant also grows its own vegetables to provide healthy, organic and wholesome meals. Priced between US$2.50 and US$5, standouts at Banlle Siem Reap include quesadilla (US$4) served with guacamole, vegetable amok (US$3.50) with steamed rice, and vegan eggplant tempura (US$3). There’s also a good selection of fruit smoothies and juices as well as ice creams and sorbets (US$1.50) in vanilla, chocolate, pistachio, coconut, passion, and mango flavours.

  • Opening Hours: Wednesday – Monday 11:00 – 21:30
  • Address: Road 26, Wat Bo Village, Siem Reap
  • Tel: +855 85 330 160
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Blue Pumpkin

A favourite with tourists and locals alike, its well-known for fresh baked bread and pastries, and delicious ice cream. Their quality food and beverages are very reasonably priced. Free Wi-Fi in the upstairs air-conditioned, lounge with comfortable sofas. Café-style sidewalk tables are also a pleasant place for watching the world go by.

  • Opening Hours: 06:00 to 22:00 daily
  • Location: Pi Thnou St. north of Old Market.
    Other: Phnom Penh Airport, Angkor Cafe at Angkor Thom, Angkor Golf Resort, Puok Silk Farm, and Artisans d'Angkor.
  • Tel: +855 (0) 63 963 574
  • Price Range: Affordable
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Bopha Angkor Restaurant

Dining in a beautiful tropical garden is the hallmark of this Khmer cuisine restaurant, where prices are surprisingly mid-range. They have an extensive wine list, and for non-alcoholic drinks, tropical fruit shakes and juices hit the spot. Continental, Asian, Fitness, and Khmer style breakfasts served from 06:00. Appetizers: Banana flower salad, and lemongrass chicken soup. Main courses feature a variety of meat and fish dishes. Khmer set menus, and vegetarian dishes are featured. Desserts: pumpkin & coconut pudding, green lemon & mango ice cream.

  • Opening Hours: 06:00 to 22:00.
  • Location: Bopha Angkor Hotel, Acharsva (Riverside)
  • Tel: +855(0)63 964 928
  • Price Range: Affordable
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Bugs Café

Bugs Café is a must-try if you’re looking to enjoy an exotic dining experience in Siem Reap. As the name suggests, all of its French and Khmer dishes are made with crickets, scorpions, grasshoppers, ants, bees, silkworms, and spiders. The restaurant is a three-minute walk from Angkor Night Market, housing an air-conditioned lounge on the ground floor and a cosy traditional wooden terrace on the second. Standout dishes include scorpion and green papaya salad, tarantula donuts, Mediterranean Feuillet’s with ants, and savoury cupcakes garnished with crickets and silkworms. Every Friday, Bugs Café serves complimentary beers between 17:30 and 18:30.

  • Opening Hours: Daily 17:00 - late
  • Address: 351, Thmey Village, Angkor Night Market Street, Siem Reap
  • Tel: +855 17 764 560
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Cafe Indochine

The setting for this upscale restaurant is a traditional Khmer wooden house, and the tasteful decor provides the atmosphere for a pleasant dining experience. French and European cuisine highlight the menu, including steaks, Khmer set menus for two, and Italian pasta entrees. Top off your meal with homemade ice cream, banana flambé, or mango ice cream with apple liquor.

  • Opening Hours: 0:30 to 15:00 for lunch, and 17:00 to 23:00 for dinner.
  • Location: Sivatha Street, opposite Somadevi Hotel.
  • Tel: +855 (0) 12 380 495, +855 (0) 92 630 958
  • Price Range: Pricey
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Chusska

This all vegetarian restaurant is one of the newest additions to the Indian food scene in Siem Reap. It is the only one serving 100% vegetarian Indian food, and all dishes are prepared using authentic, quality, and fresh ingredients. The mixed vegetable curry is excellently spiced and flavored, as is the Aloo Gobi (potato and cauliflower dish), and the Naan bread is especially tasty. If you have never tried vegetarian Indian food, you can try a Thali (set meal). In addition to the mixed vegetable curry and Aloo Gobi, it also has Daal (a yellow lentil dish), and a salad. Even if you are not a vegetarian, you won’t even miss the meat!

  • Opening Hours: 11:00 - 22:00
  • Location: Sivatha Street, Old Market area near Street #7
  • Tel: 088-8765100
  • Cuisine: Vegetarian Indian
  • Price Range: Affordable
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Cuisine Wat Damnak

Cuisine Wat Damnak is an award-winning restaurant founded by French chef Joannes Riviere. This exclusive fine-diner – the first-ever Cambodian restaurant to rank in the critically acclaimed Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants list – serves Khmer delicacies prepared according to French haute-cuisine principles. Set within a traditional Cambodian home, the restaurant features an al fresco dining area Read More...

  • Location: Tuesday – Saturday 18:30 – 21:30
  • Address: Wat Damnak village, Sala Kamreuk Commune, Siem Reap
  • Tel: +855 77 347 762
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Damnak Lounge

Damnak Lounge, located within Lotus Blanc Resort Siem Reap, offers a good mix of European and Cambodian dishes paired with a carefully curated wine list. Fitted with stylish décor, floor-to-ceiling windows, and elegant furnishing, diners can opt for the air-conditioned dining room or enjoy the cool breeze by dining at its open-air terrace. Standouts from its Read More...

  • Opening Hours: Daily 12:00 – 15:00 & 18:00 – 23:00
  • Address: Lotus Blanc Resort, Siem Reap
  • Tel: +855 63 965 557
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Ecstatic Pizza

Since 1994, this pizza parlor has been serving pizza, Italian food and Khmer food. With 20 different kinds of pizza, there is one for any taste. Pizzas can be ordered with either thin or thick crust. The eggplant parmesan is especially good, with lots of cheese and flavourful sauce. They also serve great breakfasts any time of the day.

  • Opening Hours: 06:00 to 12 midnight
  • Location: Pi Thnou St., across from the Provincial Hospital
  • Tel: +855 (0) 12 436 869, +855 (0) 11 928 531
  • Price Range: Affordable
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Food Stalls at the Corner of Pub Street & Street 11

Along this busy corner many outdoor food stalls appear in the evening. The prices are quite cheap and while it is decidedly not gourmet dining, it is good value for money. Soups, rice, noodle dishes, fried dishes, salads, and other favourite Khmer dishes are served here. Some stalls offer tom yam, chicken with pineapple, and pork curry. Many stalls feature the ever-popular Khmer BBQ, and some have set menus. Drinks include fruit shakes, beer, and soft drinks.

  • Opening Hours: Stalls set up about 17:00 and close about 03:00.
  • Price Range: Budget
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Foreign Correspondents’ Club (FCC)

Located on Pokambor Avenue, along the Siem Reap River, just south of the Royal Palace, this long-time Siem Reap restaurant is in the first-class FCC Angkor Hotel. It can best be described as casually elegant where east-meets-west. They have outdoor and poolside seating, and the bar is on the 2nd floor. The wide-ranging menu offers Cambodian, Asian, and international selections, as well as pasta and pizza. They have a selection of beers, fine wines, and aperitifs.

  • Opening Hours: Breakfast, lunch & dinner time
  • Tel: +855 (0) 63 760 280
  • Price Range: Pricey
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Fresh at Chili Si-Dang

This small restaurant located on the river is a popular place with tourists and expats alike. For a late breakfast or a late-night drink, its a relaxing place to hang out. Serving club and steak sandwiches on baguettes, and main courses include chicken baconique, beef stroganoff, and surf & turf. Sit at tables right on the river for a serene, relaxing atmosphere. Takeout & delivery available.

  • Opening Hours: 10:00 to late night
  • Location: Acharsva St., south of the Wat Bo Bridge
  • Price Range: Affordable
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Il Forno

A little bit of Italy right in Siem Reap! Il Forno’s authentic Italian cuisine is prepared using ingredients imported from Italy, and traditional old-world recipes. Il Forno means ‘the oven’, and what comes out of this oven is truly delectable. The Gnocchi ai 4 fromaggi (potato dumplings with four cheeses) literally melts in your mouth. Lovers of genuine Italian cuisine will want to try Il Forno.

  • Opening Hours: 12 noon to 23:00
  • Location: The Back Street just north of Pub Street.
  • Tel: +855(0) 92 718 653
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Price Range: Moderately priced

Khmer Kitchen Restaurant

Khmer Kitchen Restaurant serves an extensive menu of Cambodian and Thai-style cuisine at affordable prices. This family-run eatery has several branches within Siem Reap, though the most frequented one is located at the corner of Street 11. Dishes here are priced at US$2 onwards –we highly recommend the amok in beef, pork, fish or chicken, banana blossom salad pumpkin in oven, and korko (vegetable) soup, all of which are served with steamed rice. Khmer Kitchen Restaurant also offers a selection of draft beers (US1 per glass), cocktails (US$3) as well as imported wines by glass (US$2.50) and bottle (US$10).

  • Opening Hours: Daily 11:00 – 23:00
  • Address: Street 11, Siem Reap
  • Tel: +855 12 763 468
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Le Tigre de Papier

Opened in 1999, this was one of the original restaurants on Pub Street. Western and Khmer dishes are featured, and a BBQ is cooked on your tabletop. Well-known for their wood-fired oven pizza, they have 24-hour delivery. Khmer cooking classes are offered so you can learn how to make the dishes on the menu. The owners have opened an Indian restaurant on Pub Street called the Bengal Tiger.

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Maharajah

They dish up the exotic flavours of Indian and Pakistani at this Halal restaurant. Both vegetarian and non-vegetarian curries are quite good, and the chicken curry is especially tasty. They have five degrees of ‘heat’ from mild to extra spicy to suit everyone’s taste. Beer is available, but you have to ask.

  • Opening Hours: 11:00 to 22:00 for Lunch and Dinner
  • Location: Sivatha Street, Old Market area near Pub Street
  • Tel: +855 (0) 63 966 221
  • Cuisine: Indian Halal
  • Price Range: Affordable
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Malis Cambodian Restaurant

Malis Cambodian Restaurant is a stylish dining venue along Siem Reap Riverside, featuring a sleek bar and lounge, ample private dining rooms, and an al fresco garden setting complete with a water pond and stage for Apsara dance performances. Malis Cambodian Restaurant serves authentic Khmer delicacies such as fish amok (US$8), chicken or beef curry in Read More...

  • Opening Hours: Daily 07:00 – 23:00
  • Location: Pokambor Avenue
  • Address: Pokambor Avenue, Siem Reap Riverside, Siem Reap
  • Tel: +855 15 824 888
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Marum Siem Reap

Marum Siem Reap occupies a two-storey traditional wooden villa next to Wat Polanka Pagoda, boasting a tranquil garden setting that’s beautifully illuminated with fairy lights. This restaurant is famed for its extensive menu of vegetarian, seafood and meat tapas-style dishes, making it an ideal option for sampling an array of Cambodian cuisine in a single evening. If you’re feeling adventurous, try the red ant tree fritters with prahok dip, creamy silk worms with spicy green mango salad, and steamed seafood dim sum drizzled with amok sauce. As part of the local Friends International Non-Governmental Organisation, Marum Siem Reap also offers training and employment to disadvantaged Cambodian youths.

  • Opening Hours: Daily 11:00 – 22:00
  • Address: 8A, B Slokram Village, Siem Reap
  • Tel: +855 17 363 284
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Master Seafood

If you crave fish-n-chips in Siem Reap, you’ll find it here. They serve a fish filet with very good flavour and texture, and the chips are just as you would expect Also on the menu are other seafood meals, as well as fish burgers and Cheese Burgers. A good place to stop for a meal, or a snack. Take-out is available.

  • Opening Hours: 10:30 to 21:15
  • Location: 1 Oum Khun St. (in same building with Master Suki), near Prince D’Angkor Hotel
  • Tel: +855 (0) 16 966 665
  • Price Range: Affordable

Nest Angkor Café Bar

Nest Angkor Café and Bar’s speciality is contemporary Khmer cuisine and selection of Japanese, Thai, and western dishes. Offering a laidback garden setting, this open-air restaurant is furnished with candle-lit daybeds, monochromatic furnishing, and warm ambient lighting under a massive canvas-tented roof. Its food menu caters to just about any preference, ranging from steamed fish fillet with amok sauce and Cambodian beef loc-lac to Australian beef tenderloin, spicy tuna Japanese maki, and lamb chops with ratatouille. Drink-wise, diners can enjoy a wide array of classic cocktails, wines, beers, and whiskies as well as non-alcoholic offerings such as coffees, teas, soft drinks, and fruit smoothies.

  • Opening Hours: Daily 11:30 – 24:00
  • Address: Sivatha Boulevard, Siem Reap
  • Tel: +855 63 966 381
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New Delhi Indian Restaurant

New Delhi Indian Restaurant, located opposite the provincial hospital, is a good option for fans of Indian cuisine. It serves breakfast, lunch and dinner at reasonable prices with a good variety of dishes to select from including paneer pakoda (tender cubes of finest cottage cheese dipped in spiced batter and fried golden) and chicken samosa (pyramid-shaped pancake stuffed with spiced minced chicken, deep-fried and served with tangy mint sauce). Those who are not familiar with Indian food but want to give it a try will have no problem as they have photo-menu which makes it easier for everyone.

New Delhi also offers many interesting vegetarian items include malai kofta (deep-fried minced vegetable balls mixed with cottage cheese, cooked in minced cream sauce) and aloo mutter (green peas & mushrooms cooked in rich gravy). Don’t forget to try the delicious lassi (salty churned yogurt) it’ll help refresh your day.

  • Opening Hours: 08:00 – 23:00
  • Location: Opposite the Provincial Hospital north of the Old Market area
  • Tel: +855 (0) 16 840 326 and +855 (0) 92 510 779
  • Cuisine: Indian and Vegetarian
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Olive, Cuisine De Saison

Olive, Cuisine De Saison serves well-presented French, Mediterranean and Khmer dishes in an upscale setting. Set within a renovated colonial building just next to Wat Preah Prom Rath, the fully air-conditioned restaurant features exposed brick walls, framed artwork of its star dishes, cosy cushioned seats, and fresh flowers. Olive, Cuisine De Saison changes its menu seasonally, incorporating French and Mediterranean flavours with local seafood, poultry, and greens. Signature dishes include seafood pasta, goat cheese salad, pan-fired foie gras with edamame beans, and baked seabass. The restaurant also offers lunch sets if you’re dining on a budget, where you can enjoy a starter, main, and dessert for less than US$20.

  • Opening Hours: Daily 10:00 – 22:15
  • Address: Street #9, Old Market, Siem Reap
  • Tel: +855 63 769 899
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Peace Cafe

Healthy eating is the focus of this all-vegetarian restaurant. Tables are nestled among the trees, where you can relax while sipping fresh fruit juice, or a yogurt shake. The home-cooking menu includes Khmer, European and Asian vegetarian dishes. For breakfast, enjoy crepes, along with a delicious caffe latte or cappuccino. They offer Yoga, Pilates, vegetarian cooking, and free language classes. It is also an Information and Eco center, with a Fair Trade Shop.

  • Opening Hours: 08:00 to 21:00 for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
  • Location: Street 26 between the River & Wat Bo Rd.
  • Tel: +855 (0) 63 965 210
  • Price Range: Affordable

The Red Piano

Open since 2000, The Red Room features a Belgian menu with Flemish beef stew, fish and risotto main dishes. For lunch, tasty sandwiches are served on baguette. The drinks menu sports Belgian beer, cognacs, liquors, cocktails, and wine. Its a popular place to chill out, relax and enjoy a snack and a refreshing drink.

  • Opening Hours: 07:00 – 24:00
  • Location: Corner of Pub Street and Street 11, Siem Reap
  • Tel: +855 63 964 750
  • Price Range: Affordable
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Selantra

Little lanterns on the tables add a touch of class and atmosphere to this International and Khmer Cuisine restaurant that features Khmer set menus, and a daily special menu. On the a-la-carte menu, Khmer main courses are moderately priced. They are known for their steak, rack of lamb, and salmon entrees. Pasta, pizzas, sandwiches and sushi Read More...

  • Opening Hours: 10:00 to 22:00 for lunch and dinner
  • Location: 729 Wat Bo Street, opposite the French Cultural Center.
  • Tel: +855 (0) 63 6903 213, +855 (0) 12 569 975
  • Price Range: Pricey
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Singing Tree Cafe

This restaurant may be a little hard to find, but the effort is well worth it. They use all natural ingredients, and fruit and vegetables are never pre-cut. For breakfast, pancakes and omelettes will get you going. The veggie burgers and fish burgers are a tasty option. The Khmer food menu offers delights like stir-fried shrimp, chicken & fish fritters, and vegetable fritters. Mango with sticky rice and coconut cream is a favourite dessert. Need Vegan food? Don’t worry. Vegan dishes here are prepared separately from meat dishes.

  • Opening Hours: 07:00 to 22:00.
  • Location: The Alleyway west, Old Market area
  • Tel: +855 (0) 17 599 264
  • Price Range: Budget
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Takezono Restaurant

For classic Japanese cuisine in an upscale setting, head to Takezono with its tatami seating, dining room, teppanyaki room, and sushi bar. From the otsumami to the set menus, quality and authenticity are assured. Set menus include unagi kabayaki, tonkatsu, salmon teriyaki, and tempura. Teppanyaki dishes include salmon, tenderloin, wagyu, and rib eye.

  • Opening Hours: Lunch from 11:30 to 14:30, and dinner 18:00 to 22:00.
  • Location: Sokha Angkor Resort, intersection of Hwy. No. 6 & Sivatha St.
  • Tel: +855 (0) 63 969 999
  • Cuisine: Japanese
  • Price Range: Luxurious
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