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The Vegetarian

158, Street 19 Off Sihanouk Boulevard, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
+855 12 905 766
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good35%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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Asian, Cambodian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
158, Street 19 Off Sihanouk Boulevard, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was so tasty! Even my boyfriend - who is a sworn meat lover- had to agree that the food is freakin' good. So many flavours and LOTS to choose from - not just the 'normal' noodle/rice/curry without meet. We had 2*water, 3*"snacks/lightmeals" and 2*mains...More

Thank Melissa B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great if you want to get a simple vegetarian lunch for around $3. Won't be the best meal you've ever had, but it is cheap, healthy, and filling. And service is good.

Thank sg199006
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The vegetarian is one of my favorite restaurant in Phnom Penh. It is not expansive as the other veg friendly restaurant of the city. Meals are between 2 to 3 dollars (double it for the others places). They offer fresh juices and a wide rang...More

Thank c0c0papill0n
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Had a very simple stir fried morning glory with eggplant and mushroom clay pot - delicious and very healthy.

Thank AMP070866
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Service: + Food: -/+ Atmosphere: -/+ Location: + Price: - Wifi: N/A It was an average expensive meal. Not really worth the journey. The rice was even a bit dry. This places was full of tourists. Overall I won't really recommend it.

Thank soraia a
Reviewed 9 May 2017

This restaurant offers vegetarian dishes only hence the name 😉. We ate here twice and both times it was lovely and a lot of choice. You can sit in a small but nice garden or inside. They have Cambodian, Thai, Indonesian and other styles of...More

Thank Sanne T
Reviewed 25 April 2017

The restaurant is not bad but the prices are quite high for Phnom Penh and the choice in the menu are not very traditional (at least this is what I think). Almost all customers were tourists.

Thank Rosario_it
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

loved the vegetarian. such a massive range on the menu and $2-$3 each dish! runby the loveliest peeps too. my fave dish was the madras vegetable tempura, but everything i had was just a jawgasm❤️😉🙏🏾

Thank eddysfowlplay
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Located in an area of Phnom Penh that seems to specialise in vegetarian cuisine this place is exceptional. Ate here several times during our 4 day stay in PP.

Thank Leonie S
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

This restaurant has an extensive menu of vegetarian and vegan food. The portions are generous and it's inexpensive. The creamy lotus dish was amazing! Haven't eaten lotus anywhere since.

Thank Hannah P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 158, Street 19 Off Sihanouk Boulevard, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
  • Location: Asia  >  Cambodia  >  Phnom Penh
  • Phone Number: +855 12 905 766
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Breezy, comfortable and friendly restaurant serving wholesome Asian and Western cuisine with all natural, healthy, and fresh vegetarian ingredients. The price range is from US$1.50-$4.00. Moved from Street 200 in Aug 2012 and have merged with The Treez Recipe which is now also The Vegetarian. Price: Inexpensive Vegan-friendly, Organic, Asian, Western, Juice bar, Fast food, Take-out
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