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Center Cafe

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Street #2.5 Ousaphea Village | Street 2.5, Battambang 0534, Cambodia
+855 12 732 711
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06:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 23:00
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

We stumbled upon this place whilst wandering through Battambang's streets! Lovely, tasty and fresh food. Service was quite slow but we weren't in a hurry! The staff also helped us to arrange a taxi to Kampot which was excellent ($130 in total - taxi to PP where we were met by another taxi to Kampot - all AC and comfortable!)... More 

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Thank henriettaagogo
Singapore, null, Singapore
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362 reviews
222 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015

We were walking around the Battambang Town, found this little cafe along St 2.5, haha probably the only street named this way in the whole world. We ordered the Khmer Fish Amok but the restaurant told us that they have run out of fish, so we settled for a chicken amok instead. It was quite tasty so not too bad.

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Thank Pak Soon L
Battambang, Cambodia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2015

Great server Nice food enjoy with there.they have dorm only 2 dolla pernight cheap and in town fantastic for spend time for 1 week..can ask about information bus ticket boat ticket motor rental..

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Thank piseth120
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2015

The marinated beef sandwich is excellent. In general the food is quite cheap and good but it takes a bit of a time to get served. I mostly know the place for all other services provided: booking of taxi/buses/location of moto.

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Thank Camille D
Fort McMurray, Canada
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2014

Two dishes have national significance in Cambodia; Beef Lok-Lak and Fish Amok. Having stayed in Cambodia for several months each of the last 3 years we have made it a personal mission to savor these dishes in as many of the local Khmer restaurants. To date Center Cafe comes out on top. For about $4 each you can enjoy the... More 

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Thank Amgadr
Tonopah, Nevada
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78 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2014

It wasn't bad. The food was okay. I don't have a whole lot to say other than that. There are other restaurants that I would rather eat at so I doubt if I got back but there was nothing wrong with it.

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Thank Pat M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2014 via mobile

Vesner the owner and his wife made it such a good 2 weeks for us, there was 18 of us there for volunteering and they did bbqs and cooking classes for free! They were so nice to us the whole time which made this basic hostel way higher on my list than some of the more luxurious ones! Thanks to... More 

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Thank Isaac R
Antwerp, Belgium
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131 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2014

The breakfast was OK (nothing special) but we did buy our travel tickets (bus to Siem Reap) here and they offered a good price (but do expect to pay $1 more than when you buy tem directly from the bus company, it's always like that in Cambodia).

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Thank lauplus
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67 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2014

I ate here twice for dinner. Both dishes were so tasteful and yummi and prices are real bargains - USD 2-3 for traditional khmer dishes. When I was there it was very quiet, so do not go there for the atmosphere and not a place where I could spent a lot of time, but for eating, yep, just right.

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Thank Jesper R
Lennox Head, Australia
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218 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2014 via mobile

A mixed review I am afraid. The food here was excellent, cheap, delicious and promptly served. I couldn't fault it and returned many times. However I would not recommend buying any bus tickets here. We did. The promised tuk tuk ride to the bus station did not eventuate (which we paid extra for). The promised Sorya bus turned out to... More 

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Thank Peter K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Cambodian, American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 23:00
Monday
06:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 23:00
Thursday
06:00 - 23:00
Friday
06:00 - 23:00
Saturday
06:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Street #2.5 Ousaphea Village | Street 2.5, Battambang 0534, Cambodia
  • Location: Asia  >  Cambodia  >  Battambang Province  >  Battambang
  • Phone Number: +855 12 732 711

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?