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Karma Restaurant & Bar

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
European, Asian, Cambodian, Bar, International, Pub
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273c Sisowath Quay | (The Riverside), Phnom Penh, Cambodia
+855 89 788 841
07:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 23:00
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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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82 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Been here twice in 6 years. Nice location with lots of seating and a good view of the river. The menu is almost identical to all the other restaurants down the riverside and the prices to match. I was a little disappointed with the service and the food I ordered. I think it was because the English breakfast was no-way... More 

Thank Martin E
Birmingham, Alabama
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22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'd seen Karma in my walks around Riverside, so I thought of it when a hankering for vegetable korma developed. I walked down, scanned the menu and was informed by the hostess in a sing- song voice ".Happy hour, 2 for 1 happy hour" I had a seat outside sitting across from a middle aged dude, who nursed a Cambodia... More 

Thank PRW1964
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Even they clearly mark their vegetarian options ( with a sign that has clear regulations about what can go in the food and what not. Well, I don't really blame them for that, because what isn't fake in Asia ;-), most of the dishes aren't vegetarian at all. I know that people here have a different definition of meat and... More 

Thank zimtblume
Scotland, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Whilst staying in Phnom Pehn I visited this restaurant twice. Wasn't sure where to eat my first night but noticed the trip advisor sign outside the restaurant so thought I'd give it a go. Menu has lots of different options, both western and Asian. I went for a chicken dish the first night and it was amazing! Perfect size portion... More 

Thank MsE9310
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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95 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Came here one evening to have some late night dinner. Noticed all the waiters are huddle outside the main and not friendly . Been here before a few time during my stints in Cambodia for dinner and lunch but it seems now the friendliness atmosphere seems no more .all the services staff rather huddles in the front playing their phones... More 

Thank St3vC
Tromso, Norway
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260 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Had lunch here, club sandwich, good, but not more than average. We were the only one in the restaurant, so the service was good. Prices a bit above average.

Thank Tore S
Singapore, Singapore
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Food is average but costs more than I expected. USD 15 for a meal with a drink (non-alcohol). Good location.

Thank jermchua
Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

I went here last night and ordered the Chicken Vindaloo, the cost was great at $5.50 with rice, not a large potion of rice though, I did need more for the curry. The curry was quite tasty and hot. However the staff did not seem too interested in working, one was listening to music on her phone just behind me... More 

Thank william1002014
Hong Kong, China
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Cold beer, good food and friendly service. Sandwiches were huge. Khmer dish we had was great. Free wifi.

Thank 5inHK
Adelaide, Australia
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160 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

May have been just an hour before closing when we dropped in for eats after flying in from Siem Reap. Food and service was ok, nothing bad to say about it just that nothing really stood out

Thank AussieAnniversary

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$6
European, Asian, Cambodian, Bar, International, Pub
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Groups, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 273c Sisowath Quay | (The Riverside), Phnom Penh, Cambodia
  • Location: Asia  >  Cambodia  >  Phnom Penh
  • Phone Number: +855 89 788 841
Karma is located on the ground floor of a colonial style building in the heart of Phnom Penh’s vibrant and popular riverside. Traditionally designed the interior is relaxed with a friendly atmosphere. The high ceilings and open entrance allow for an airy feel whilst offering views of the scenic riverside. We provide a range of traditional and home-style cooked meals; Cambodian, Asian and Western. We are proud to stand by our motto offering ‘Good honest food, at good honest prices’.

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