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River View Cafe - CLOSED

632 Pokambor St | Riverside - Old Market Area, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible10%
Aug 25, 2015
“Disappointing”
Aug 22, 2015
“BIGGEST FAIL in SIEM REAP”
Restaurant Hours Closed
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American, Cafe, Asian, Cambodian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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632 Pokambor St | Riverside - Old Market Area, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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11 - 20 of 26 reviews

Reviewed December 19, 2012

Nice restaurant situated next to the river hence the name. The food is amazing, people are lovely. Enough said.

Thank Sam C
Reviewed November 5, 2012 via mobile

This place is amazing! Lovely atmosphere and food is great quality both in taste and portions! And for all you Aussies they serve the best vegemite toast. The best tasting coffee we have had in Asia! It is now run by some lovely Aussie girls...More

Thank Julie050670
Reviewed August 14, 2012

As the name would say there is a nice view of the river and the location is just away from the busy Pub Street. I tried the PadThai and found it to flavorsome and a big portion, I could not eat all. The waiting staffs...More

Thank Hanakata K
philhelms, Owner at River View Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded August 15, 2012

Thank you for visiting our restaurant, and for your very kind review, Arigato gozaimasu,

Reviewed June 22, 2012

The owner can flat out cook! Meatball sandwich check, meatloaf check, sloppy joe check...He also does some fabulous fixed menu spreads around most Western holidays. Reasonable price, you will never have to ask the staff twice for anything, they are on top of things. Just...More

1  Thank critical_travelings
Management response:Responded June 23, 2012

Thank you very much for your kind review. Jenny and I (both cooks) appreciate your compliment. We enjoy meeting visitors to our restaurant, and particular those who are in town for awhile and visit more than once. We're on vacation now, and will do some...More

Reviewed April 18, 2012

The food was great, I had the pulled pork bbq sandwich, my fiancé had the pad thai. Both were delicious! The staff had a sixth sense for anticipating our needs, we didn't have to ask for anything, they just kept appearing with exactly what we...More

2  Thank RainBuckets
philhelms, Owner at River View Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded April 19, 2012

Thanks so very much for your thoughtful review, and most particularly for your kind words about our staff's service. We been open for just less than a year, and the wait staff have worked very hard to learn to communicate in English, to smile freely...More

Reviewed March 31, 2012

During our 1 week stay in Siem Reap we ate here 3 times. We couldn't stop returning! The portions are huge & amazing value for money. They also have great daily specials. The menu is extensive, with east & west included. Bottomless ice tea for...More

1  Thank TravelMr
philhelms, Owner at River View Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded April 1, 2012

Thanks so much for your kind words. We were sorry to see you go. Hope you'll visit again if you get back this way. We appreciated having you here.

Reviewed March 29, 2012

Loved it here! The food is lovely and you get huge portions. Plenty to choose from on the menu. The staff here are really friendly and happy to help. We became regulars whilst in Siem Reap, I even got my own special dish ;) haha.More

Thank Lysh25
philhelms, Owner at River View Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded April 1, 2012

We'd never say we have the best place to eat in Siem Reap...but we're really happy that you did! Thanks for visiting, and we hope maybe some day we'll see you again (we could whip up another special dish if that would provide incentive!) Thanks...More

Reviewed March 2, 2012

Imagine a lovely cafe with fine food beside a tree-lined river where you can sit, dine, and watch the world go by as you rest your weary feet from climbing up and down the temples surrounding Siem Reap. Sound too good to be true? Far...More

Thank AdrianBrooks
philhelms, Owner at River View Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded March 4, 2012

Thank you, Adrian. We enjoyed having you with us for a few days, and we greatly appreciate your kind comments. If you ever get back to Siem Reap again, you'll have a warm welcome here.

Reviewed February 25, 2012

Thank you River View Cafe for all the delicious meals we have had at your restaurant! We have been in Siem Reap for the month of February and have eaten at your restaurant at least 10 times. Everything we have tried on the menu has...More

1  Thank Susan L
philhelms, Owner at River View Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded April 1, 2012

Hello, Susan, sorry to be late in responding to your very kind words...not sure why I missed it earlier! We so enjoyed having you folks here, and certainly hope that you'll visit us again on your next trip to Siem Reap. I owe you a...More

Reviewed February 19, 2012

We stopped here for a cold drink one VERY hot and humid morning and then went back for another later the same day. It is obviously a well run cafe. All very clean and well organised with a view across the street to the river....More

Thank Mungochutters
philhelms, Owner at River View Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded February 21, 2012

Thanks for taking the time to write. I spend most of every day either in the kitchen or sitting in the cafe, and I agree - it's a lovely location. And, in truth (if not modesty) the food is very good, too. Hope you'll have...More

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  • Address: 632 Pokambor St | Riverside - Old Market Area, Siem Reap, Cambodia
  • Location: Asia  >  Cambodia  >  Siem Reap Province  >  Siem Reap
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