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Cafe Yejj

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Cafe, Asian, Fusion, Cambodian
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#170 Street 450 | Opposite Russian Market, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
+855 92 600 750
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Today
08:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 08:00 - 21:00
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love the proximity to the Russian market. First time I have ever tried this café. It had an excellent, diverse menu – I particularly liked the sandwiches and the appetizers. When you were tired of Asian food, this is a great place. Has both air-conditioned and open air seating. There were about five or six other people there this Sunday... More 

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Thank Debra L
Bangkok, Thailand
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We went here after the Russian market. The wifi did not work and the prices seemed very expensive. The place needed a bit of a spruce.

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Thank Kitkat5155
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

My friends and I went here because we heard it was ethically for a good cause (the place helps give employment and training to disadvantaged Cambodian people). The food itself was excellent! And not too pricey. I would highly recommend the Mediterranean platters (there are also burgers etc there also!)

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Thank Nicole T
Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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136 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

We had to escape the sweltering heat frm the Russian market and bumped into this little cafe which advertised they have an air conditioned room. It was upstairs and very small but the food was great! Just what the doctor ordered. Salads, wraps, paninis and much more.

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Thank belgianbun
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

Food here is delicious and it's a really nice clean atmosphere. They do western food and middle eastern food which were both done incredibly. I had a green chicken curry which was delicious.

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Yate, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

We went twice - first for refreshing iced coffee downstairs - then later for lunch in the upstairs cool. Delightful, friendly service and excellent food. Very convenient for Russian Market shopping just across the road...

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Thank Ferdie47
Perth, Australia
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016

A cafe run by an NGO training staff in hospitality skills. Good local food with different dining areas - streetside, shopfront and upstairs. I was late in so just stayed downstairs.

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Thank Wendy C
St. Thomas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

Delicious food. Extremely helpful manager and staff. Went above and beyond to help us secure a lost item in Siem Reap. Thank you!!!

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Thank SueSTT
Jyvaskyla, Finland
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2016

I have visited Café Yejj couple of times. Food was tasty and restaurant had nice atmosphere. Service was good. Upstairs you can chill in the aircon room. Price was OK. The restaurant promotes good values on their website: "To establish a long term profitable & socially responsible business.To provide underprivileged young people & vulnerable women with employable skills & ethical... More 

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Thank qmmitus
Surrey, United Kingdom
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161 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

My girlfriend and I we're about to explore the Russian market but we're a little peckish and stumbled across this little beauty. The food was stunning that we had. My girlfriend couldn't finish her food so I polished it off as it was so nice. Definitely recommend here, especially if have or going to visit the Russian market.

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Thank Richard L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10
Cuisine
Cafe, Asian, Fusion, Cambodian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
08:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 21:00
Thursday
08:00 - 21:00
Friday
08:00 - 21:00
Saturday
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: #170 Street 450 | Opposite Russian Market, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
  • Location: Asia  >  Cambodia  >  Phnom Penh
  • Phone Number: +855 92 600 750
Description
A continental bistro style café - we aim to bring you great food and drink, with the best service, in a unique setting, providing employment and training for underprivileged people, especially women.Serving a range of pastas, salads, tapas, wraps, Panini and mains. Delicious smoothies, lassis, coffee and selected teas.Red, white and rose wines by the glass, plus local and international beers and spirits.Long Happy Hours; 3pm – 9pm. 25% off all drinks, served with complimentary canapés.A/C on middle floor and open air terrace seating and bar on top floor (evenings).

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?