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Phnom Penh Restaurant

244 Georgia St E, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (Chinatown)
(604) 682-5777
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Ranked #162 of 2,810 Restaurants in Vancouver
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Cambodian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Neighborhood: Chinatown
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Neighborhood: Chinatown
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New york
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229 reviews 229 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

This is one of my favorite restaurants in Vancouver. I would go to this restaurant every time I visit VAncouver. My favorite dish is their fired crispy chicken wings with peppers and garlic favor. I also like the cambodian noodles with or without soup. The noodles come with shrimp, pork, and pork innards, bean sprouts. I also like stir-fried loutus... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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79 reviews 79 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

This restaurant has good food for the price. However, if you are on holiday and can go to the extra expense then I would.

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Vancouver, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Vancouver is a weird city. There's a large Asian population but there's no guarantee that you'll be able to find a good Asian restaurant. In a city of over a million people there aren't really any great Thai restaurants and 95% of the "Japanese" restaurants in Vancouver aren't Japanese at all. And Phnom Penh is another unfortunate disappointment. Albeit a... More

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Johannesburg
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58 reviews 58 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Such delicious food and absolutely worth the seemingly forever long queue. Not just Cambodian, seemed to be a mix of South East Asian Food. Crowded, very busy, reasonabaly good service despite the chaos of so many people. Can highly recommend. WOuld love to go back again.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Ironically a bank teller made this recommendation when we went in to exchange our US dollars to Canadian currency. Originally we had asked the teller for a Chinese restaurant recommendation but instead she recommended Phnom Penh. I've gone to Vietnamese restaurants here in the US and was expecting something similar. Although there is some overlap, it is individually unique. My... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Food was good but they put lots of MSG in it. The popular dishers are either too spicy, greasy or deep-fried - very unhealthy. Why I gave them a 2 out of 5? It's because the owner and her servers never smile to you, they can make you wait for 30 mins or more for a table without apologizing ...... More

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San Diego
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33 reviews 33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Take a cab here. You will not enjoy the walk past the neighborhood soup kitchens and methadone clinics. Once there, it is very authentic. The butter beef, fried chicken, and everything else was expertly prepared and the only problem I had was trying to stop stuffing my fat face before I exploded. Very busy place, but the staff still found... More

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7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

My wife and I went here for lunch. It's one of the only places in Chinatown that actually resembles a restaurant. That's why we chose it. The place was packed. We had an option to get a table for ourselves and wait 30 mins or 10 mins and share a table. We chose to share a table. It didn't have... More

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Vancouver, British Columbia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This restaurant is so popular with the local Asian community, don't even come here for lunch until after 1:30. The wings are their signature dish, crispy deep fried with a sprinkling of kosher salt and piping hot - everyone dives in when they come to the table. The beef is another mainstay dish - both cooked & raw that is... More

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Eddington, Maine, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

My wife and I recently had lunch at this wonderful restaurant that specializes in Cambodian and Vietnamese cuisine. The service--and the place was humming--and the food were superb. The price was more than reasonable and lunch was generous and smartly prepared. An excellent value in a very pricey city.

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