Ranked high position among the top cities in Southeast Asian for dining experience, Phnom Penh is one of the best places for tourists to come to discover the stunning cuisine of this region. Containing of decades used as a colony of France, the ever-growing foreign population and the own unique Khmer cuisine of Cambodian capital, the restaurants of this city draw creativity from a range of culinary traditions. Tours Indochina Cambodia
Sesame Noodle Bar
Providing a simple but meticulously-prepared menu inspired by Chinese, Japanese and American cuisine, Sesame Noodle Bar is an ideal place where tourists can enjoy these delicious dishes of all stunning cuisines all over the world. Taking its cue from the regional climate, this restaurant offers refrigerant noodles together with the light side dishes providing a refreshing contrast to the heavy humidity of the city. Belong to a Japanese and American couple, the fashionable interior is beautifully designed with handwritten menus and stone jars used as artistic flower vases. Among all of these awesome dishes here, the ‘Killer Pork Gyoza’, which is a delicious hand-rolled, pan-fried dumpling stuffed with green onion and fresh pork; or the ‘Sesame House Noodle’, chilled noodles served with caramelized pork, crispy vegetables and a boiled egg are highly recommended. Travel to Cambodia
Operated privately by a local Khmer family, Lucky Pho is regarded as one of the most greeting restaurants with high quality services in the city. Particularly popular with foreigners, small as it is, this restaurant offers a wide selection of Khmer curry and delicious spring rolls, among other dishes, but as its name indicates, what appeals most people to go to this restaurant is the stunning ‘pho’. Served in relative large portions, the hot bowls of soup come with the essential mint, fresh chilies, some slices of limes, green bean burgeons together with a selection among fish, chicken, meatballs and seafood. Including a few tables inside, add two more out on the sidewalk, the seating areas are the best choice to escape from the rush hours at busy lunchtime.
Friends the Restaurant
Famous as a place where all guests can enjoy many mouth watering dishes plus support an equally wonderful cause, Friends the Restaurant is a long-standing favorite restaurant. Operated for more than 10 years, this restaurant teaches and employs former street youth, bringing these students a great opportunity to earn a living in the hospitality business. All the young students learn how to serve their customers, to cook delicious dishes in this training program. Situated near the National Museum, the interior of this restaurant is painted in bright yellow and there is a connected store nearby where sales also aim to help all the students. The menu of this restaurant contains of creative tapas, exceptional smoothies and fresh fruit juices, together with what types of many drinks regarded as the best daiquiris in the city.