What to Eat Where to Eat
Besides discovering the natural beauty hidden in Sihanoukville beaches and nearby tropical islands, you definitely do not want to miss exploring the culinary side of this famous beach resort. This coastal city of Cambodia is dotted with plenty of Sihanoukville restaurants which are scattered all over the coastal belt and in the city center. You can fulfill your appetite by eating the local Khmer dishes or choose from Chinese, Italian, Mediterranean, French, Thai, Vietnamese, Japanese, or Russian culinary specialties. Depending on your budget and your taste, these Sihanoukville restaurants offer you almost everything you want at a price you are willing to spend.
Here is a list of some of the most famous Sihanoukville restaurants that are worth your money and time.
Sandan is a very popular series of Sihanoukville restaurants run and managed by Friends International through a local NOG M'Lop Tapang. This is basically a training restaurant which provides technical as well as financial support to the underprivileged youth of the society so that they are able to gain safe employment in the ever growing Sihanoukville's tourism industry. Sandan offers 12-18 months training to these street children in the restaurant industry. Set in a beautiful garden, Sandan offers exclusive Cambodian cuisine and targets slightly up-market clientele. The restaurant cum training facility also organizes various cultural shows from time to time and you will also be able to find a separate area reserved for kids only so that they can have some good time while you are busy eating the local delights.
- Holy Cow
Holy Cow is yet another very popular restaurant/cafe located in downtown Sihanoukville. The restaurant is located in a traditional Khmer building and serves a myriad of traditional Khmer as well as International dishes. The atmosphere, the services, the quality and diversity of good makes Holy Cow one of the best restaurants in Sihanoukville. The restaurant remains open from 8.30 am - 11.00 pm from Monday to Sunday and also offers 50 cent draft beer during the Happy Hours which run from 4.00 pm - 7.00 pm every day. Whether you are a vegetarian or a non- vegetarian, you will be able to find a perfect plate to fulfill your appetite. Although the menu is mostly Western, you can always order a traditional Khmer cuisine like Cha Kroeug, or a try other Cambodian dishes like Sweet and Sour soup, chicken in ginger, and traditional Khmer dishes of your choice any time you want.
If you do not feel going to these Sihanoukville restaurants and you rather prefer buying your own seafood and getting it cooked in front of you, you can do so pretty easily. There are plenty of BBQ stalls and shacks which allow you to bring your own food and get it cooked in front of your eyes. This is a great way to save some money and eat the seafood of your choice in the freshest form.
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