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170 Wat Bo street | Wat Bo Village, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Ranked #95 of 438 Restaurants in Siem Reap
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $4 - $14
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Popular with French expatriates, Barrio offers a French gastronomique experience in Siem Reap. Situated in a breezy garden courtyard with brightly-colored tablecloths and the calming sound of outdoor fountains, Barrio is perfect for business or pleasure. Indoor seating with air-conditioning (and crystal chandelier) is also available. The menu contains favorites ranging from escargot and caprese salad to seafood and beef carpaccio. Full bar with cocktails and wine selection. Menu is in French but the staff speak English.
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English first
Norwich, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We had the set menu. Very nice. Friendly, attentive staff. Good value meal. Nice setting would recommend

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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60 reviews 60 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

we just had a very good dinner in the French BISTRO restaurant BARRIO ; the patron PATRICK COLENTHIER created a nice spot for good food at a very good price. The fixed menu available also at dinner time , is a treat for your stomach and wallet. The a la carte food is excellent and not exspensive ; house wines... More

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south Africa
18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014 via mobile

Had been recommended to try Barrio for its excellence. Maybe we expected too much but it was definitely not as good as we had hoped. Generally the meal was pretty tasteless & disappointing.

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siem reap
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

took some friends for dinner and i knew it would be a hit, they all had the same meal and was great, very french feel and food so that means quality with taste, good wine list and other drinks we stayed a white to really enjoy dinner and after dinner drinks. my friends thanked me for the good choice so... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 via mobile

Atmosphere.....none existent. Food....dreadful. Ordered Chicken and Chips....Chicken arrived overdone. Chips arrived covered in oil. Beef with Pepper sauce should be renamed Alot of Pepper Sauce and some beef.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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164 reviews 164 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Having heard about this place from friends who live in Siem Reap, I decided to give it a try and was not disappointed. Located on Wat Bo side of the river, this place has a very nice outdoor dining area. They serve large portions and the preparation was quite good. I had a pork dish and it turned out nice... More

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Siem Reap, Cambodia
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68 reviews 68 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

What a great find ; was looking for a reasonable priced French restaurant in Siem reap and this place came recommended ; Owner in attendance and look after our requirements; great choice of true French Food ; i had snails which we good ; Wine a tad expensive but good Service was excellent

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Bangkok, Thailand
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014 via mobile

We had the moules mariniere and the poulet frites. If I didn't know, we could quite easily have been in France. Really good and no surprise it is so popular with the expats. We went at lunch and the owner was very friendly. Would thoroughly recommend.

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Singapore, Singapore
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71 reviews 71 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

In the trendy area of Wat Bo (6 minute walk away from the mayhem of from Pub Street) is a tiny taste of France in Barrio. Clean, and with an outdoor barbecue and friendly staff (who mostly get what you need), I can recommend Barrio - it's also one of the best places in Siem Reap to get lamb brochettes.... More

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

We had two most enjoyable evenings at Barrio - a long-established French restaurant staffed mainly by Cambodians, but powerfully managed by an ebullient and ever-present Frenchman. The food was excellent, as was the "ambience" and the service. It is worth noting that some of the town guides and maps still place Barrio in its previous location rather than the new... More

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