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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 good33%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“brown rice” (9 reviews)
“samosas” (9 reviews)
“spring rolls” (10 reviews)
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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 December 26, 2017

Found this treasure, full vegetarian menu with heaps of vegan choices. We had the samosa, pho, pineapple fried rice and deep fried tofu all was very nice. Comfortable to sit outside away from the noise in its own little oasis behind the bamboo. Al that...More

Thank 380ja
Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

I was excited for a vegetarian meal before hand, but was disappointed. There was no one else there, the portions were small and not tasty. Any street food place is better tbh.

Thank Elina J
Reviewed November 22, 2017 via mobile

I was really looking forward to a tasty meal. In the event, the service was matter of fact and the food bland. It was cheap and portions reasonable. There are much better places in the city.

Thank Gilly C
Reviewed November 13, 2017 via mobile

I've been to a fair number of vegetarian restaurants in Cambodia and Vietnam, but this one was not so good. The dishes were rather bland and not very filling (maybe a bad pick from my side?). The interior misses atmosphere and the waitresses looked rather...More

1  Thank Tom D
Reviewed October 16, 2017 via mobile

Perhaps we were unlucky with our food choices but the lok lak I had was incredibly dry and my partner's spaghetti tasted like it came from a can. A fair disappointment as we had previously had delicious veggie food in Cambodia.

Thank Kyraaaaa
Reviewed September 16, 2017 via mobile

Reviewing three weeks of Cambodia, this was the best vegetarian food that we got. Very flavorful and tasty. I especially enjoyed the banana flower tofu.

Thank Domenik A
Reviewed September 12, 2017 via mobile

Best vegetarian place in Phnom Penh. Price is great and the food is great. Super tasty with a great menu. Been to a few different vego places in Cambodia and this is probably my favourite :)

Thank Liz M
Reviewed September 11, 2017

Interesting menu and prices. We ordered 4 plates. What a disappointment! we have been fooled I had the impression. Ihope this was not the regular cook of the restaurant but only a replacement for that night! He has no idea of what cooking or flavor...More

Thank Paris75012
Reviewed September 10, 2017 via mobile

Serving different types countries cooking styles meals. Vegetarian will feel comfortable at this restaurant. Nice environment if enjoy outdoor lunch.

Thank hungjuinjie
Reviewed August 28, 2017

This was opposite our hotel "Villa Borann" and thought we try it out. Its quite tasty, satisfying and its cheap. Friendly staff :)

Thank carol b
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
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
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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