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Karma Restaurant & Bar

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273c Sisowath Quay | (The Riverside), Phnom Penh, Cambodia
+855 89 788 841
07:00 - 23:00
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went there today for dinner - what a mistake that was. We mistakenly thought that it was an Indian place, but actually they just have some 'Indian' food on their menu. We had vegetable masala and chicken tikka masala with rice. Masala was bland - it seemed they hadn't used any spices or onions,, it was honestly the worst indian... More 

Thank iaingale
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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340 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Another bar opposite Sisowath Quay. Slightly more expensive beer at around U$1.00. Had an excellent meal, so would recommend.

Thank kathryndob
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Average food at average price. The service is ok. If you are walking at riverside and get hungry is a good option.

Thank Alejandro S
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44 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Good food and a bright welcome, always good quality food quickly and efficiently served with a warm Cambodian welcome. Go

1 Thank Spikes-Dad
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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64 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

poor service and pretty ordinary food. cheap was the only thing it has going for it. the girls congregate at the front to try to find a white tourist boyfriend or so it seems. wont be going back

Thank Nunov Y
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Good place for having a cheap meal but don't expect something great. Good for what it is, cheap and correct food but not memorable.

Thank Davide c
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143 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

We made our choice based on the location and had a beautiful table at the front of the restaurant. The staff were lovely. We ordered drinks and were left to look through the menu. Each of us chose something different. What was excellent and quite unusual in Asia is that all the meals arrived at the same time. We all... More 

1 Thank Steven F
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52 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

We mainly ordered off the Indian menu and we're pleased with our choices. All meals had great flavour profiles, favourite being the jalfresi and the eggplant in masala sauce. A surprise was the chicken amok, a Khmer dish which was the best example of the popular national dish we'd tasted so far.

1 Thank michelle g
Shenzhen, China
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480 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Staff seemed disinterested and not happy. Unusual for Cambodia. Food was of a good quality. Rice so so but the korma was excellent and creamy. Good serving size. Cost 5.50. Draught beer 1 dollar is high. Location good. Wifi free. Tripadvisor posters from 2012 on the wall. Nicer staff and I'd have scored it 4 stars

Thank Joe_Macpherson04
Columbia, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Situated near the riverside this proved to be a great location to sample Kmer food. Not too spicy but with flavor so that awaken your taste buds. Cold beer is available on tap or in bottle. The spring rolls were particularly good! Very attentive servers.

1 Thank Louis D

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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
Asian, Cambodian, International, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
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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