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The Vegetarian

158, Street 19 Off Sihanouk Boulevard, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
+855 12 905 766
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good33%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“samosas” (10 reviews)
“khmer curry” (5 reviews)
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10:30 AM - 8:30 PM Hours
Asian, Cambodian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
158, Street 19 Off Sihanouk Boulevard, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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Reviewed 31 May 2018

Nice setting (especially outside, the environment is very relaxing) ,fast service and good food. Samosas were yummy! Good location too.

Thank Marie S
Reviewed 23 May 2018

Good service, simple tasty vegetarian, decent ambience. If like us you don’t want veggie food in a place that serves meat, go here. Won’t regret.

Thank usharang
Reviewed 30 April 2018

I booked my hotel to be close to this restaurant.However,it was closed for three of my four day trip.Fortunately,the area is one of the best for vegetarians.This is the cheapest.The food choices are salad,sandwiches,Cambodian + Indian.I snacked on samosas ($2 for 4) + washed down...More

Thank charliebigtime
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

We have lived in Phnom Penh for over a year. We can’t recommend this restaurant highly enough it is fantastic! We have found the staff very friendly and since we have become regular customers they always remember our favourite dishes and offer us a real...More

Thank Rachael F
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

I really love its atmosphere and natural decoration. Very quiet and peaceful. Food is fine with good price. However, waitresses are so unwelcome. Don’t even share a smile to us. It seems like they really look down on us. Maybe they think we’re Cambodian, not...More

Thank Srey Dy K
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Avoid at all costs. Found this place through Lonely Planet and I'm considering throwing that guide out based on this recommendation. The "grilled eggplant with tomato and peanut" I ordered was bitter eggplant covered in lukewarm canned tomatoes and three peanuts. The eggplant was so...More

Thank elux001
Reviewed 25 March 2018

Would eat there again. Only vegetarian dishes! Wonderful in a nice atmosphere and the dishes are quite cheap too!

Thank evisadventures
Reviewed 25 February 2018

We only went in for a small snack and ended up ordering half of the menu. We only wish we would have discovered them earlier in our stay.

Thank travelingfamily2216
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

My partner and I stopped by this restaurant for a late lunch one afternoon. There was one other table of people when we arrived and we sat outside in the garden area which was nice. The staff weren’t not welcoming or friendly, and actually seemed...More

Thank ZaylaT
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Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Awful mock ham with my spagetti with tomato, didn’t say anything about it in the menu. My partner got tasteless deep fried dumplings with barely any filling, accompanied by ketchup. The staff were not very serviceminded at all. Very disappointing over all.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 158, Street 19 Off Sihanouk Boulevard, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
  • Location: Asia  >  Cambodia  >  Phnom Penh
  • Phone Number: +855 12 905 766
Breezy, comfortable and friendly restaurant serving wholesome Asian and Western cuisine with all natural, healthy, and fresh vegetarian ingredients. The price range is from US$1.50-$4.00. Moved from Street 200 in Aug 2012 and have merged with The Treez Recipe which is now also The Vegetarian. Price: Inexpensive Vegan-friendly, Organic, Asian, Western, Juice bar, Fast food, Take-out
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