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Khmer Idea Restaurant

Bar, Asian, Cambodian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly
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Street 08 | Doung Hem Street, Siem Reap 855, Cambodia
077 477 774
07:00 - 00:00
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Ontario, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As with so man things is Siem Ripoff, the service was very slow, the waiters just don't seem to give a dam. Having said that the Khmer Idea Restaurant is in a very good location to watch people, on Pub Street. The food was good, hot and over priced. Being cyclists we were looking for carbs, spaghetti bolognese x 2... More 

Thank Ralf W
San Francisco, California
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56 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

I visited this restaurant with a few friends for dinner. The service was incredibly slow because only 1 person on the staff seemed to know how to speak English. He was pulled into so many different directions from trying to hustle people into the restaurant from the street to translating for his colleagues- part of me understands why service was... More 

Thank dlam626
Christchurch, New Zealand
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28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

We ate here twice, two nights in a row, weren't disappointed. Situated on pub street(8). Despite the bright lights and fancy Decor of most of the lavish places to eat, the Khmer Idea Family Restaurant has provided the best food I've eaten in both Cambodia and Vietnam. Incredible value for money and very cheap beer! :) Honestly overlook the glamour... More 

Thank Mtoko
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

We had drinks here a lot of times during our stay in siem reap! Cheap beer only 0,25 dollar and 2 cocktails for 3,5 dollar, especially recommend gin sling and mango daiquiri:)

Thank William L
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Great beer! Cheapest on Pub Street. Really enjoyed our visit. Superb atmosphere. Their food menu was substantial, can't comment on it as we did not eat there.

Thank Deepinder G
Trento, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Located in one of the turistic roads, in the center of SiemReap, this restaurant, is not a tipical local one, neighter a fancy pub, like many others nearby... but... DAMN ! Draught beer 0.25 dollar, all day !!! The half of the average price around... Wifi, inside, welcoming staff.

Thank GianlucaAntonio M
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

okay so, i'm usually super nice but this place is a joke, and a bad one at that. i speak both khmer and english. tried to order in khmer. the guy did not understand. tried to order in english. he did not undertand either. oh well then. it took a total of three people to take an order and they... More 

Thank Keo C
Bunbury, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

Busy restaurant with interesting menu. Warmly welcomed, seated and cold drinks served promptly. Meal orders approx 5 minutes later and then we waited. Had another drink and still waited. Eventually three of the meals arrived, 2 of the same identical order served with different condiments. My wife waited and waited and we finally asked if her order of mushroom soup... More 

Thank Dan L
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

I was in Khmer Idea with my friends just enjoying conversation and beer. But after a while, the manager came and said that if we didnt order any food, he would Double the price of the beer. We just ask for the check and went away. Never gonna get back here ever again. Terrible experience!

Thank Rafael B
Strathroy, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

This small, unpretentious restaurant was a great experience.The manager and servers were very good and the food was excellent. If you like something on the upper level try the chicken with ginger. I had it 2 nights in a row it was so good. Their 25 cent beer did not haram the outing. I ate there 3 nights in a... More 

Thank J Alex H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$6
Bar, Asian, Cambodian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Television, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Street 08 | Doung Hem Street, Siem Reap 855, Cambodia
  • Location: Asia  >  Cambodia  >  Siem Reap Province  >  Siem Reap
  • Phone Number: 077 477 774
Khmer Idea Restaurant is conveniently located on the center of Pub Street. We serve many local Cambodians foods, as well as Chinese and Western foods. We have an open air restaurant with comfortable cushioned seating on the main floor. We also have a newly remodeled 2nd floor over with balcony seating great for viewing Pub Street. Our wine selection includes wines from three continents. Our beer selection includes many domestic and imported beers. We look forward to serving you while you visit Angkor Wat and Siem Reap.

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