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Cantina - CLOSED

#347 Sisawath Quay, Phnom Penh 015654, Cambodia
+855 23 222 502
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  • Average21%
  • Poor10%
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8 Mar 2017
“Favorite Restaurant in Phnom Penh”
22 Apr 2015
“Best Mexican joint in Phnom Penh.”
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#347 Sisawath Quay, Phnom Penh 015654, Cambodia
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Reviewed 8 March 2017

This place was my favorite restaurant in Phnom Penh. My dad discovered it before I moved to Cambodia, and we ate here the first night I arrived. As a Texan in Cambodia I knew I couldn't go long without some delicious Mexican food, and this...More

Thank Amanda A
Reviewed 22 April 2015

Great food and excellent service. Also a great place to go for nice cold beer/margarita and great conversation. This is the only place I go for Mexican food in Cambodia. Get the chicken soft tacos with jalapenos on the side. Muy bueno!

Thank ejcally
Reviewed 26 March 2015

I’ve had many a fun night at Cantina. Tasty margaritas, hand-made tortillas, and most of all a great atmosphere. Also one of the only places where you can see Al Rockoff's photos up on the wall!

Thank O B
Reviewed 15 March 2015 via mobile

nachos are really bad value with $4 for a small portion and it had the tiniest amount of cheese I've seen. The burrito was a joke as it was only a pile of black beans and some cheese (no veggies) for over $4!Upon mentioning this...More

Thank szcsilla
maxholliday, Owner at Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2015

I'm from Southern California and I am not Hispanic. I lived in Mexico growing up though. You don't see a lot of cheddar cheese down there and nachos are as American as I am. Pico de Gallo comes with the bean burrito (fresh and as...More

Reviewed 11 March 2015

Anyone with such a blatant disregard for cheese should not be allowed to open a Mexican restaurant. Dry tasteless (& cheeseless) enchiladas were grim. Served with dry black beans & rice. No moisture anywhere. I would not recommend.

Thank Larry O
maxholliday, Owner at Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2015

Had to look that word up! Sorry about the lack of 100% Australian cheddar. In Cantina's next incarnation, I'm making, queso fresco, asadero and Oaxacan mozzarella. That's the real taste in my humble opinion. Stay tuned amigo!

Reviewed 1 March 2015

Cantina has character with delicious food. When we walked the riverfront for a bit we noticed people laughing inside having a good time after finding out it was the place recommended by people we met. After finishing our Quasadilla's, So so good!! We had a...More

Thank Sajmun
Reviewed 26 February 2015 via mobile

We came here wanting a change from Cambodian food. The menu was quite small Food portions aren't massive so bear this in mind when ordering. I've travelled extensively in Mexico and I wouldn't say the food was authentic rather than the western version. I would...More

Thank Thundercatsarego
Reviewed 5 February 2015 via mobile

I've been there few days ago with my boyfriend. I ordered nacho salad and they brought taco salad instead, telling me it was what I had ordered and that nachos and tacos are pretty much the same. At that point I didn't even try to...More

Thank jejigna
Reviewed 28 December 2014 via mobile

The fact that on a busy Sunday night, there were only 2 other guests, should have given us a clue! Nachos were not good. Wen ordered a bean burrito and quesadilla- how can you go wrong with basic Mexican dishes? Bad cheese in the quesadilla...More

Thank JayaandRaj
maxholliday, Owner at Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2015

I'm sorry if you didn't rate the food and the cheese. Distinct herbs, spices and chiles are imported from the US and Mexico. We make the tortillas by hand. The 100% cheddar cheese comes from Australia, I'm glad you like the margaritas!

Reviewed 15 December 2014

This is an excellent bar/restaurant right in the middle of the Riverside area that serves excellent tacos and other Mexican fares. But the attraction would be the photos taken during the war and of course the signboard itself; made with broken-down AK47 parts.

Thank Flywan
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  • Address: #347 Sisawath Quay, Phnom Penh 015654, Cambodia
  • Location: Asia  >  Cambodia  >  Phnom Penh
  • Phone Number: +855 23 222 502
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Cambodia's oldest Mexican restaurant. Tortillas and salsa made fresh daily.
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