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The Sugar Palm

) #80 of 1,219 Restaurants in Phnom Penh $$ - $$$ Asian, , Vegetarian Friendly
178 13 Street, Phnom Penh 12000, Cambodia
+855 85 646 373
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“spring rolls” (16 reviews)
“fish amok” (16 reviews)
“coconut soup” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Asian, Cambodian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
178 13 Street, Phnom Penh 12000, Cambodia
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1 - 10 of 156 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took us a while to find the place which is a colonial bungalow with air-con, nice ambience but rather quiet for evening dinner. We wanted the fish amok but was told it would take 40 minutes so went for the curry instead which came with...More

Thank Bluesphynx
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recommended by a local, the restaurant is cozy and serves great Khmer food. The staff speaks English too. Definitely the best Khmer food I had in Cambodia. Highly recommended!

Thank Aurora A
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had a delicious dinner here. All dishes were fresh, tasty and plentiful. Some of the best food we have had in Cambodia. Mains are $6-8 USD but worth it for the quality. The building is a nice colonial structure with promise but the room...More

Thank SimMonLucHein
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We loved their food & service. Well worth a visit. The prices are good, the food was great. Easy to find & the staff are very friendly.

Thank SimoneMitchell
Reviewed 9 July 2017

It was a very pleasant experience..the restaurant was practically empty when we arrived and it was a Saturday evening. I enjoyed the Khmer food which was very nicely prepared and quite tasty. Service was good and attentive.

Thank Wishdocbrian
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Peaceful setting, nice old building, and delicious Khmer food, although some dishes a bit sweet, to compensate for no dessert menu!

Thank igpz
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

I had the spring rolls and fish amok. The spring rolls were stunningly good. Crispy and fresh. The fish amok was also good, and very fresh.

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

We visited the sugar palm after being recommended by the hotel we were like meh. Another khmer cuisine. I was so wrong. Totally stunned with the flavour of the food the fish amok is worth die for, i bought the recipe book, and book myself...More

Thank chirs l
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

A friend recommended that we visit this restaurant but we weren't sure which location she meant. This location was great, food was promptly served and tasted amazing! Would highly recommend. Prices are budget friendly

Thank rollo_100
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

I'm a budget traveler but just wanted some good reliable food. Starters $5, Salads were $5-6, soups $5 and other mains between $5-8. really good food and friendly attentive staff, they even gave me a pen when mine ran out. Highly recommend a visit.

Thank Harriet S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 178 13 Street, Phnom Penh 12000, Cambodia
  • Location: Asia  >  Cambodia  >  Phnom Penh
  • Phone Number: +855 85 646 373
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Nice colonial house in the centrer of Phnom Penh. Air-conditioned restaurant with non smoking or smoking rooms. Traditional food and large diversity.
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