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Common Grounds

#719-721 Street 14 | Mundol 1, Siem Reap, Cambodia
+855 63 965 687
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Ranked #47 of 414 restaurants in Siem Reap
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Cuisines: American, Coffee Shop
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Dessert
Description: Common Grounds Cafe is a social enterprise that believes in:Creating a friendly Atmosphere,Producing high quality coffee & pastries, Serving delicious Western & Asian food,Providing Strong Wi-Fi & Cold Air ConditioningTogether as a Staff, We believe in:Empowering potential with opportunities,Providing benefits, English Classes, &fair salaries Building strong character & integrity,Developing future leaders By donating 100% of our profit to Common Grounds' parent organization, People For Care & Learning, we are working towards a hopeful Cambodian future.
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87% Recommend
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English first
Brisbane, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

My favourite Siem Reap eating place. The staff all spoke English, and were very courteous and helpful. The food helpings were generous; the prices were right, and I thorougly enjoyed all the meals. The place was clean and the decor is modern and attractive. A very enjoyable experience.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 NEW

Went here twice on a 3 day trip to Siem Reap. It feels very modern, and the ambiance reminds me of a chain like Starbucks or Coffee Bean. I almost wish it had a more unique vibe, but nonetheless it's very comfortable and the proceeds go to support local causes. The menu is quite extensive and western. I loved the... More

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Melbourne, Australia
14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

My daughter and I stopped here on several occassions as I loved the Pineapple smoothie as it was just the best ever. It has a great atmosphere and lots of yummy food, at the same time you you are helping the locals, which is so important to me when I am traveling.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

This is also a small restaurant so it has more than the coffee and sweet afternoon pick me up. A very nice place with a wonderful full staff.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

Common Grounds is excellent. I visited several times on my trip. Try the iced coffee with sweet milk. It sounds simple but it's delicious. Also the mango and cashew smoothy is pretty amazing. Also proceeds benefit an NGO in Cambodia so it's just an all around wonderful place in the heart of Siem Reap.

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Cleveland, Tennessee
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Common Grounds is a must while traveling in Siem Reap. This clean, comfortable coffee shop opens early--perfect for jet lag recovery. The menu is so full of comfort foods and local flavors that you'll want to stop in for a meal or smoothie daily. The employees are excellent English speakers, and they will be happy to help you with Khmer,... More

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Melbourne, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

Found Common Grounds by chance when on a small stroll from our hotel, a great spot for a quick bite or cold drink. The coconut smoothies are the best I had in Cambodia!! Good free wi-Fi and friendly staff. Recommend!!

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Singapore, Singapore
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Nice American style cafe that supports less privileged Cambodians. WIFI is strong, coffee is of standard and service staff very hospitable, so it's a good place to spend an hour or so just resting your feet or reading. Location-wise, it's about 10 mins walk from Pub Street in a quieter area so there's not much around it except for Frangipani... More

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Went there to try there coffee and it was great same with the service very friendly. Coffee blend is really nice, very cheap too. Nice coffee shop. Must try

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Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014 via mobile

A perfect sanctuary after the horrors of entering Cambodia! Friendliest Cambodians we have encountered so far. This is be a firm favourite to visit again during our stay.

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