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El Mundo Cafe & Restaurant

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Asian, Coffee Shop, Vegetarian, International
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219c Sisowath Quay, Phnom Penh 1000, Cambodia
+85592485591
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Description: Stylish, atmospheric cafe, bar and restaurant on the Tonle Sap waterfront...
Stylish, atmospheric cafe, bar and restaurant on the Tonle Sap waterfront with beautiful upstairs lounge. Dinner & Movie. Superb coffees, juices, cocktails and fresh home made desserts.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Best beef in Cambodia

The El Mundo burger rocked! Best beef in Cambodia (and this was after two and a half weeks in Battambang, Siem Reap and Phnom Penh). Great restaurant right on the river front, lovely indoor seating (so you can get away from the traffic noise and exhaust), awesome food, very reasonable prices for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 25, 2014
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Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, California
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237 reviews 237 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

The El Mundo burger rocked! Best beef in Cambodia (and this was after two and a half weeks in Battambang, Siem Reap and Phnom Penh). Great restaurant right on the river front, lovely indoor seating (so you can get away from the traffic noise and exhaust), awesome food, very reasonable prices for what you great ($4.50 for a hamburger with... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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27 reviews 27 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

All were good. The thai curry was quite enjoyable, and the chicken satay was seasoned and cooked just right. Come find El Mundo on the river, it won't disappoint.

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Perth, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

El Mundo is a great cafe along the River Front. It serves both western and local foods. The staff were friendly and inviting. I was craving some western food so I ordered the El Mundo Burger and it was so tasty. It was huge and came with chips and salad. My partner ordered a 3 course meal which was only... More 

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gympie
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

meal was nice and great value under $5 for large burger and chips/salad, and beer cold. Great location on the river front.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

Been eating there for most of my stays in Phnom Penh... Great food, Great service, price average but worth it... staff speaks good english... Owner is from Europe so im sure he trained is staff well. I love the atmosphere and good to relax and watch people go by on there patio. Most important, its clean!

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LPC
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65 reviews 65 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

We initially went here for just coffee. Ended up buying food – and I sure wish I didn’t. The beef cuts in their bee noodle soup are not even – so it’s really tough to chew. The noodles are the instant noodles you can find in any supermarket. The noodles? Looks good, doesn't it? Forget it. Budget is around 10-15... More 

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United Kingdom
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66 reviews 66 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013 via mobile

After a long walk along the riverfront found this place again thanks to trip advisor, its next to chill ice cream parlour owned by the same people I had the homemade mango, banana, and strawberry ice cream about a$1.45 a scoop but well worth it delicious :-) also nice to sit and watch the world go by.

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Nha Trang, Vietnam
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2012

This is a good choice for a full meal, a between-meals snack or a Happy Hour draft beer. El Mundo's menu has mostly Western choices, and everything I've ordered has been prepared nicely. Friendly staff, although the staff turnover has been fairly high through the years I've been coming here. Nice river views from the outside tables, though expect to... More 

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Zurich
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163 restaurant reviews
164 helpful votes 164 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2012 via mobile

We only had a snack here: fresh and fried spring rolls with couple of fruit juices. It was all very fresh and tasty.

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012 via mobile

My husband and I had a great meal of kampot pepper shrimp and satay chicken. Both were served with rice. Drinks were good price. Great fun sitting on the street front watching all the action go by.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 219c Sisowath Quay, Phnom Penh 1000, Cambodia
  • Location: Asia  >  Cambodia  >  Phnom Penh
  • Phone Number: +85592485591

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 1 - 7
  • Cuisine: Asian, Coffee Shop, Vegetarian, International

Description

Stylish, atmospheric cafe, bar and restaurant on the Tonle Sap waterfront with beautiful upstairs lounge. Dinner & Movie. Superb coffees, juices, cocktails and fresh home made desserts.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?