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Father's Restaurant

#239 (near old market) | Mondul 1 Village, Siem Reap 1000, Cambodia
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Ranked #77 of 430 restaurants in Siem Reap
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $6
Cuisines: Asian, Cambodian, Chinese
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Located in Center Market, local restaurant with Cambodian and Western food. For all our guests free Wifi internet. Best sweet sour fish in town! Western Quality, Local Prices.
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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I miss the funky previous incarnation but this is still a great place to eat, and I have done so many times. They have an unusually large range of soups in both Chinese and Khmer styles all of which have impressed. Previously they'd always rustle up my favourite prahok but no luck this time. I'd recommend trying everything!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Fathers provides great traditional cuisine as it has been less seduced by the Western influence like those around the same area. The service and people were extremely helpful and great to chat with. The spring rolls and mango shakes are a must and at a great price.

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Siem Reap, Cambodia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

After reading reviews for this restaurant we made the choice of eating here. Friendly staff? We certainly did not experience this. Watching them serve other people they where being treated the same. Cokes slide across the table. You ordered 2!!! When people questioned getting 2 of things. Feel very let down.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

This was a great find as it is really cheap, cheaper than Siem reap's typical western price increase! Best mango shake for $1, and 10 rice paper rolls for $1.75 which kept me coming back. Cool family history too.

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Newbridge, Ireland
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94 reviews 94 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Ate here tonight. Pork wontons were so tasty and our mains (sweet&sour, cashew nut chicken) were delicious. Big portions too. The waitresses were lovely and happily changed some of my large notes for me. Great place!!

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

I was exploring the area and felt hungry. Lo and behold! I saw this restaurant that had a sign saying it was endorsed by Trip Advisor. I decided then and there to eat at that resto. It's a small resto that serve cheap meals. I enjoyed my meal and I'm looking forward to eating here again when I go back... More

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Ashmore, Australia
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68 reviews 68 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

We ate here last year and liked it, so we returned this year and it was equally as good. We had a lovely chicken stir fry and a green mango salad both were very tasty. As i said in a previous review, this place is not fancy but it is good, cheap meal.

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Javea, Spain
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176 reviews 176 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
190 helpful votes 190 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

During 5 weeks in SE Asia so far we have not eaten at the same restaurant twice, this one we have been to three times. As well as Father's we have eaten in at least five other places in Siem Reap and this is by far the best. Food is all prepared on demand using fresh ingredients, many that are... More

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40 reviews 40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Tried the vegetarian fried noodles and the noodle soup. Vegetarian fried noodles were quite dry and bland. The noodle soup was the home-cooked type and would be nice if one is looking for something light. Prices were very economical.

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Maryland
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35 reviews 35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

We literally walked by and decided to stop to have some food- didn't read any reviews or anything. It doesn't look like much and I didn't have very high expectations, but we sure were proven wrong when our food came out. Everything was delicious! I ordered some broth style soup with sliced beef and lime that was out of this... More

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