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Karma Restaurant & Bar

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European, Asian, Cambodian, Bar, International
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273c Sisowath Quay | (The Riverside), Phnom Penh, Cambodia
089 788 841
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Adelaide, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

May have been just an hour before closing when we dropped in for eats after flying in from Siem Reap. Food and service was ok, nothing bad to say about it just that nothing really stood out

Thank AussieAnniversary
Sihanoukville, Cambodia
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26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been here many times. Very good. Has 2 steps up to stop flooding in the rainy seaon. Also stops beggars.

Thank AWeston
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food we ordered was very delicious. We got the happy hour specials outside of the specified time! Service wasn't very alert, but always friendly. Nice view at the riverside.

Thank Monika A
Leura, Australia
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here on my first night in Phnom Penh before going to Siem Reap. Had the chicken amok and it did not disappoint. In fact, it ruined me for the amok's to follow. I came back to Phnom Penh before flying out and had to come back here just to settle my cravings. Service is okay at best, but the... More 

Thank 145Mitch
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Plenty of options on the menu, we both chose Indian food which was superb. Massive samosas that were lovely followed by curry which was so nice and filling! We ordered 2 chicken dishes but one came with beef, we couldn't be bothered to wait for a fresh one as we were starving so it was ate anyway, maybe that was... More 

Thank Niamh M
Brisbane, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Looking for a restaurant for dinner re relied on reviews and chose Karma. Unfortunately, it didn’t live up to those great reviews. The food was ordinary and bland. Service was good but that couldn’t make up for the food.

Thank Yorkie_Traveller
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4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were wandering around and ended up dining in Karma thanks to TripAdvisor reviews. We ordered some Khmer dishes and Samosas, dishes were good and tasty, though one of the local dishes had too much anise for our tastes - truth be told, we both kind of hate anise. Anyway, the dishes were pretty good and we enjoyed the meal.... More 

Thank Xavier Q
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

This place is a great spot to eat. Ordered the seafood and tuna pasta. Arrived very quicky and it's delicious! Bisg portions for a reasonable place and a nice river view.

Thank Silke T
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Out of all the bars and restaurants my girlfriend and I ate at throughout our Asia trip, this truly is the best one. Between us we had 3.5 rounds of drinks and two outstanding meals and it cost about $25. Sure, you could find cheaper places to eat, but you won't find one that's better. We both ordered chicken dishes... More 

Thank Austin B
Great Western
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

Smallish frontage on the river. Seating front and back. Sitting at the front invites beggars and vendors. Politely but firmly decline an offer and they go away. I usually give R2000 to one person a day and consider my merit earned. I like loc lac and the pepper sauce is crucial. It is pretty good here. Staff are friendly and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$2 - $6
European, Asian, Cambodian, Bar, International
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Scenic view, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 273c Sisowath Quay | (The Riverside), Phnom Penh, Cambodia
  • Location: Asia  >  Cambodia  >  Phnom Penh
  • Phone Number: 089 788 841
Karma is located on the ground floor of a colonial style building in the heart of Phnom Penh’s vibrant and popular riverside. Traditionally designed the interior is relaxed with a friendly atmosphere. The high ceilings and open entrance allow for an airy feel whilst offering views of the scenic riverside. We provide a range of traditional and home-style cooked meals; Cambodian, Asian and Western. We are proud to stand by our motto offering ‘Good honest food, at good honest prices’.

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