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The Sugar Palm

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Taphul Road, Siem Reap 17000, Cambodia
+855 63 636 2060
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La Jolla, California
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Sugar Palm is very average. Food was not especially great, service was very, very, very slow. Ambiance is quite nice, however. We wouldn’t go back but it wasn’t terrible.

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Palma de Mallorca, Spain
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

To sad to see how little is cared about the food. Service is friendly but almost nonexistent. Prices are ok, nothing high. Seatings are nice, but honestly would avoid and try to find authentic places

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Montreal, Canada
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Let's start by saying that the food was delicious and very fresh. We had Pomelo salad, chicken satay, shrimp amok and another dish which I can't remember the name. All were delicious, especially the amok which had a consistency like a suffle. Service was good and quick. Now the only downside is that the portions size and the prices were... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Firstly it is essential to book. The restaurant is quite small up a flight of stairs so easy to miss off the main road. Several people did have to be turned away while we were eating because the restaurant was packed with people sat at the bar waiting to be seated. But it is worth it if you stick around.... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You almost feel like you're in a tree house here. Second floor, outdoors, one block off the Main Street, which is good for noise level. Food was absolutely delicious. Definitely a 'nicer' restaurant for siem Reap, but we'll work the $8-$10 usd you'll spend. Highly recommend.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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147 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited the Sugar Palm on a recommendation from the desk clerk at my hotel. It was a short walk from there. The restaurant is in an old house with a charming atmosphere. I chose a simple Khmer fish stew with sticky rice for my meal. It was a heavy portion and filling. House wine was excellent and service was... More 

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Warminster, United Kingdom
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163 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Taken there by tour guide for a set menu. The food was good and plentiful but lacked real flair. The drinks list was reasonable. Its up quite a steep stairway.

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New South Wales, Australia
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17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was really nice. I had read reviews which made me hesitant to go to this restaurant. However, based on some good ones I decided to give it a go. The atmosphere in the restaurant was not a happy one. The staff seemed unhappy. Not sure what the problems are but I would not go back as there are... More 

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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked in without a reservation and were lucky enough to get a seat. Service and food was very good. I can highly recommend this place.

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3 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked the Sugar Palm for our final night in Cambodia on the back on online recommendations for the fish amok and the Kymer cuisine. However we were really disappointed. The waitress was grumpy and never smiled over, we had to wait for over 50 minutes for our food (there was two of us and the restaurant wasn't overly busy)... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $10
Cuisine
Asian, Cambodian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Romantic, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Taphul Road, Siem Reap 17000, Cambodia
  • Location: Asia  >  Cambodia  >  Siem Reap Province  >  Siem Reap
  • Phone Number: +855 63 636 2060

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?