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Alley Cat Cafe

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 #165 of 734 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
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Delivery, Late Night
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Langkawi, Malaysia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

I really wanted to enjoy a real "american style" cheese burger, as these are not easy to find in SE Asia. I have 1 really good one in two years, and this was certainly not it. I could figure that it is difficult to get quality beef, but if a small place in Koh Phagan can do a bang up... More

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

It seems your expectations were very high as I have had plenty of good burgers in South East Asia. To address your points regarding our burger, I would say first that there in no reason to expect that we have the same beef available as in Thailand. Cambodian beef is often tough and lacking in flavor. We use an imported... More

Helsinki, Finland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Went there for lunch, good tasty food, price was very reasonable. Service was disoriented and quite slow even there was only one customer besides us. Ice on the drinks was a bit suspicious.

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

Thanks for your feedback. We are currently training new staff and apologize if there service was not yet up to standard. With regards to the ice I can assure you there is no reason for suspicion. We have drink ice delivered daily. It is the same ice that is served all over the city. For those that don't know about... More

Warnbro, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

It is mostly the vibe of the place that kept me going back. Admittedly we were staying next door at The Blue Lime (excellent hotel), however with so many places to eat in PP it seemed wasteful to keep going back to the Alley Cat. But I loved it - a great atmosphere and even better music, very Woodstockish. I... More

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

We are really glad you enjoyed visiting us. We work very hard to provide top quality food and drinks, and a funky soundtrack to eat and drink to. As far as the happy hour goes the prices are automatically adjusted by the computer system. Thanks for your feedback and we hope to see you on your next trip here! More

Melbourne, Australia
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

was looking for good Mexican food and I found it. Old school American Mexican food. I really enjoyed it.

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

Thanks for the review. We appreciate it. More

New York
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Have had mixed experiences here --- the tex-mex is usually pretty good. The burger I had was rather awful -- so soaked in grease the bottom of the bun disintegrated when I picked it up. They seem a little tight too (cheese counted as one of your two added ingredients in an omelet) also nickel and dimed me on happy... More

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

Thanks for the feedback. We work really hard on our food, and have actually just begun making our own burger buns. The kitchen staff were using too much butter in the buns to start with and this caused them to be very crumbly. We have spoken to the staff regarding this and reminded them to use as little oil on... More

Christchurch, New Zealand
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56 reviews 56 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

Located down an alley as it's name suggests, it is well worth a visit if you want good food! I ordered the Angry Chicken Burger, and my partner ordered the Nachos Grande. Both were outstanding, my burger was juicy and full of flavour, and my partners Nachos were the best he'd had. The jug of frozen margaritas went down a... More

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

We agree. Come try the Alley Cat!!! More

Kandy, Sri Lanka
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Whenever in Phnom Penh my friend and I always try and make the Tuesday Rib Night. Juicy , tender and comes with a lovely bbq sauce. Highly recommend.

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

And we have now improved the process so we can guarantee they'll be fall off the bone tender every time. Ribs are now marinated, dry rubbed, slow roasted then barbecued in our homemade BBQ sauce. We think they're the best in town, and we are looking forward to entering the Cambodian rib cook-off in Sihanoukville next month to compete for... More

Perth, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Conveniently next door to the Blue Lime hotel. My friend had a hankering for mexican beans...and we got that. Interesting characters in the bar. Felt a little bit seedy to me but it was obviously popular.

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

seed·y (sd) adj. seed·i·er, seed·i·est 1. Having many seeds. 2. Resembling seeds or a seed. 3. Worn and shabby; unkempt: "He was soiled and seedy and fragrant with gin" (Mark Twain). 4. Tired or sick; unwell. 5. Somewhat disreputable; squalid: a seedy hotel in a run-down neighborhood. I wonder which definition you were referring to. We'd prefer you to think... More

sheffield south yorkshire uk
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

This is hard to find,the cafe is nice inside with pictures on the walls of old groups,I had the best burger & real chips,I would go again

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

We are really happy you enjoyed our burger.We aren't so hard to find now as there is an eleven story hotel (The Okay Boutique Hotel) 2 doors down from us. It is the tallest building in the area. Look for that and you'll find us too! More

Sarasota, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

It did take some finding but there is a sign on the street and just go to the end of the lane way. Don't be put off by the location as it is well worth the effort. Great burgers!

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

Thank you. We are very proud to be making our own burger buns now, and we believe this makes a huge difference, and provides our customers with a restaurant quality burger in our humble cafe environment. 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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