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St. 19z Near Corner of St. 178 + St. 19 | In Alley across from Royal School of Arts, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
012 306 845
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Ranked #189 of 803 Restaurants in Phnom Penh
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $3 - $8
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Hamburgers, Mexican, International
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Delivery, Late Night
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Costa Rica
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

One of the few restaurants I love to go back to. The food is delicious and original. Feels like I'm in Mexico every time I go there. The staff is reasonably nice and efficient. The atmosphere could be a little better, maybe more attractive, but who cares if the food is good. Always love to get delivery from them. Could... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We had dinner last night and I am still raving about the food this morning! Can't believe that there are comments about cost and small portions!! A family of 6 with drinks(including alcoholic) starters and mains was $57!! The portions of each meal were so large I couldn't finish mine.. Fajitas are amazing! The hostess was so friendly and we... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Half of the restaurants and bars were closed in the evening of New Years day evening in Phnom Penh. After no success in trying to locate where we wanted to eat our tuk tuk driver suggested the Alley Cat. The café/ bar was welcoming, service was great, the food was fresh and delicious and a band were playing creating a... More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

I need to start with the fact the last few reviews over Christmas who say about the small portions, the bad area, quality of food or the manager should just be ignored!! They clearly have no idea about what a quality place to eat is or seen a business which is doing well!! We actually went on 1st January 2015... More 

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

I have eaten her a few times but my last visit confirmed that the food is small, overpriced and tasteless. Not to mention the server got my order wrong on two visits.

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Alley_Cat_Cafe, Owner at Alley Cat Cafe, responded to this review

Wow and the Xmas bashing of Alley Cat continues. Are you a friend of the previous reviewer by chance? Only one review? We work really hard to make the Alley Cat a great and different place. Sorry if you don't like it. EVERY PHOTO POSTED IN THE PHOTO SECTION IS AN HONEST PHOTO OF OUR FOOD. PEOPLE CAN LOOK FOR... More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

When here for Christmas lunch today and honestly this was the worst restaurant experience I have ever had in my life. Main course was over an hour late with no apologies or explanation, and when it finally arrived it was cold. Various weird accompaniments that were inedible such as red onions with spices and whole dried apricots. When the dessert... More 

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Alley_Cat_Cafe, Owner at Alley Cat Cafe, responded to this review

I was just waiting for your review. We served 35 happy people for Xmas dinner, and you. The food was inedible? Your partner ate it!! We are a small alternative restaurant / bar that offered a hell of a lot for a low price on Xmas Day. The production of that meal was incredibly hard work, and rewarding with the... More 

Envigado, Colombia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Food was okay at best, alley stank of feces and it was wafting into the restaurant. The place is dank and dirty with an owner that treats his local staff like utter dirt. Would never step foot near that dark cesspool again.

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Alley_Cat_Cafe, Owner at Alley Cat Cafe, responded to this review

Happy Xmas to you too! I don't think I have ever been so insulted by a Tripadvisor review. I don't know what situation you misread regarding our staff, but I can assure you we respect them and the work they do very much. The alley outside is not our property, but we do our best to keep it clean. We... More 

Christchurch
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

My meal was lovely, soft tacos with pulled pork. My husband had the 1/4 pounder burger with chips a chilli cheese then spent the next 24 hours in bed between visits to the bathroom. He normally has a caste iron stomach as he was born in the tropics, but this meal floored him. We had eaten fruit for breakfast and... More 

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Alley_Cat_Cafe, Owner at Alley Cat Cafe, responded to this review

I am very sorry if we were responsible for your husbands malady. We regularly remind our staff of food safety precautions, and we have done so again in response to your review. Thank you for letting us know about this issue. More 

San Francisco, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Stopped here for lunch as fancied a burger. The burger I chose was very tasty and of good quality and the decent chips went well with it. Good Mexican menu with other things than burgers on it

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Alley_Cat_Cafe, Owner at Alley Cat Cafe, responded to this review

We are really glad you enjoyed your meal. Thanks for taking the time to write about it. More 

Darwin, Australia
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Had a cheeseburger deluxe I think it was called(?) for $6.25us which aint exactly cheap. Beers were good value though. Burger pattie I enjoyed but the stale, McDonalds style glazed bun wrecked this unfortunately. Possibly toasted may have fixed this. I ate mine without the bun. The girls on staff were very nice, not good English but the basics are... More 

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Alley_Cat_Cafe, Owner at Alley Cat Cafe, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed the meal. We think the burgers are good value as they use imported Australian beef. Sorry you didn't enjoy the bun, I prefer them toasted myself, but my business partner disagrees preferring them to be buttered and grilled on the hot plate. Feel free to request a toasted bun. More 

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Additional Information about Alley Cat Cafe

Address: St. 19z Near Corner of St. 178 + St. 19 | In Alley across from Royal School of Arts, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Phone Number: 012 306 845
Location: Asia  >  Cambodia  >  Phnom Penh
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 3 - 8
Cuisine: American, Hamburgers, Mexican, International

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