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Restaurants in Siem Reap, Cambodia

In order to survive, we have to eat. But live a happy life we have to add some taste in what we eat. That’s why you should come to Siem Reap and experience its precious cuisine. Being a tourist related town, Siem Reap has a vast variety of tastes to offer you. There are a lot of restaurants where you can taste Khmer and western dishes. If you are tired of classy restaurants, you can also try street foods in many food stalls all over the town. These street foods ranges from grasshoppers or frogs to tarantulas. You might food these foods terrifying but for the locals, these foods are brilliant. And most of the time, they eat these kinds of foods a long with beer. Your experience with food in Siem Reap doesn’t end with street foods. You can enlarge it with another unique moment, eating in a local family. This is what most tourists miss while visiting a country. Eating in a local family of Siem Reap is a best way to enjoy authentic Khmer food cooked by local and learn about culture and Cambodian family. You can skip street foods but eating with a local family is highly recommended.

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Top 10 Restaurants in Siem Reap, Cambodia

  • New Hope Cambodia Restaurant: New Hope Cambodia Restaurant is a Siem Reap based restaurant run by an NGO which is providing students from poor family chances to education.
  • Tangram Garden: Tangram Garden serves Cambodian Food, international food and vegetarian food. Many visitors have reviewed this restaurant as one of the best in Siem Reap.
  • MAHOB Khmer Cuisine: Just as it is called, Mahob khmer cuisine serves Khmer Food (Mahob) with excellent taste as well as service.
  • Chanrey Tree: Chanrey Tree is another Siem Reap based restaurant that serves excellent Khmer food with a very good dinning atmosphere.
  • Butterfly Garden: Butterfly Garden features Khmer foods with some inclusions of western foods. In addition to the taste of the food, the restaurant has a pleasant setting.
  • Olive, cuisine de saison: Olive cuisine de saison is a Siem Reap based restaurant opening daily from 7h to 11h. The restaurant serves Khmer and French dishes.
  • Bugs Café: This is the most famous place for people who have heard about bugs but never want to risk trying once. Come on! The bugs seems creepy but they are delicious.
  • Haven Training Restaurant: The Haven is one of the best restaurants in the town. The taste and the presentation of the food are very nice. It is said to be one of the most expensive but every dollar is worth.
  • Gigi brasil: The restaurant offers Brazilian, Cambodian food and international food. Friendly staff and good decoration make a nice atmosphere for you dining time.
  • Marum: Marum is known to be a pleasant dining atmosphere with a garden setting and authentic Asian and Cambodian food. The staff are friendly; the foods are fantastic.

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Top 10 Typical Dishes in Siem Reap, Cambodia

  • Samlor Korko: Samlor Korko is one of the most famous Khmer dishes. As it is called Korko which means stirring, Samlor Korko is a kind of soup that features a lot of vegetables.
  • Fish Amok: Fish Amok is a mouthwatering dish. To made fish Amok, coconut milk and other ingredients have to be put together with fish which is going to be steamed in banana leave.
  • Red Tree Ant stir-fried: For many Cambodians, insects such as red tree ants are not creepy. In contrast, they are food sources. Red tree ant stir-fried is a mouthwatering dish that you should try.
  • Samlor Machu Kreung Sach Ko: Samlor Machu Kreung Sach Ko is a soup with sweet, tangy, spicy taste. This dish features beef and vegetables that povide a sour taste.
  • Chhar Kreung Sach Ko: Similar to Samlor Machu Kreung Sach Ko, Chhar Kreung Sach Ko is cooked by frying beef together with vegetables having sour taste. The sour taste is the origin of the name “Machu”.
  • Plea Sach Ko: Plea Sach Ko is a typical dish of Cambodia. Plea sach Ko is prepared by using raw beef marinated with lemon juice. The dish is usually served as appetizer to accompany drink like beer.
  • Fried Fish on the fire lake: This special dish is made up of fish and coconut milk which provides the best taste.
  • Nom Banh Chok: Nom Banh Chok is very famous among Cambodian people. Some foreigners preferably call it Khmer Noodle.
  • Bay Sach Chrouk (Rice and Pork): Bay Sach Chrouk consists of rice and thinly sliced pork that has been grilled. It is one of the simplest dishes serving many Cambodian people early morning.
  • Bay Chhar : Bay Chhar is a breakfast dish that can be found in every canteen at universities in Cambodia. As it is named, Bay Chhar is prepared by frying rice. Bay means rice. Chhar means to fry.