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158, Street 19 Off Sihanouk Boulevard, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
+855 12 905 766
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10:30 - 20:30
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London, United Kingdom
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169 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is fine, but totally average. The unimaginative name of the restaurant is mirrored by its blandly concocted cuisine. It's not that it's bad: you'll get a decent meal here (though the person at the Lonely Planet who said this place serves large portions obviously has a very different idea of what 'large' is compared to me... I suppose... More 

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Thank Ruderies
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38 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place has a big variation of vegetarian food. Plates are $2.75-3.5 and rice os just $0.5. It's hard to find good vegetarian food and also such cheap one. Highly recommended.

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Thank Lev K
Boston, Massachusetts
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146 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

Lots of Veggie options. Very reasonably priced. Visited rather late one weeknight as the kitchen was about to close. Tried their Amok. Just ok. Fried options not for me. Still would go back another time. Pleasant patio and service was good.

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Thank JenMBoston
London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

Staff were lovely and we were so thrilled to find a veggie restaurant as my mate usually suffers (I am a heavy meat eater). The prices were really reasonable but i just found the food tasteless :-(. I really wanted it to be great as it was nice but after 3 times there i decided i wasn't going back as... More 

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Thank CavaQueen1970
London
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Nice veggie haven in Phnom Penh with friendly staff and tasty wholesome cheap veggie and vegan dishes. Well worth the trip there

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Thank Vegieabroad
Shanghai, China
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

My friends and I went to The Vegetarian with the knowledge that the previous reviews mentioned food going bland... well you get what you pay for. Food was of average taste at best but cheap.

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Thank MeganOnTheMap
Thalang District, Thailand
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is a real treat for those who are vegetarian and non vegeterian alike. Its a great example of how food can be gloriously good and varied while remaining vegeterian. Great value at about 5.usd per person for a meal. Nice ambiance too.

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Thank eomtradingirl
London
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103 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

For the owners benefit to help identify the problems - visited during evening of Thurs 19 Jan 2017. This business has been around for sometime - we visited them back in 2012 and the meals were great, however on this occasion the food resembled the slop I would imagine would be served up in a veggie prison - The room... More 

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Thank dodge
Lake Macquarie, Australia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

Great Vegetarian food with a good array of dishes - slightly more expensive than anticipated but there were five of us. Just over the road from our hotel

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Thank fm0ffatt
Ljubljana, Slovenia
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

The food was delicious, the staff very sweet and attentive, and the patio is just lovely. I wish i had come with a friend because this is an experience worth sharing.

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Thank tashi_84

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 3
Cuisine
Asian, Cambodian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
10:30 - 20:30
Tuesday
10:30 - 20:30
Wednesday
10:30 - 20:30
Thursday
10:30 - 20:30
Friday
10:30 - 20:30
Saturday
10:30 - 20:30
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
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?