Just like how every country and cities have their own culture and way of living, their food also bends like a river. Each place has unique food and cuisines that can not be replicated anywhere else, or they can try! Just like Korea have their…
As we all know that there are so many best breakfast spots in Phnom Penh which serve many different dishes, starting from rice, porridge, noodle, sandwiches and many other foods from different types of cuisine.
Depends on everyone’s different preference and schedule, we will introduce these 10 best breakfast spots in Phnom Penh by 2 different categories – fancy places and affordable places. Since some prefer to dine in a restaurant with nice service, while some other with fixed schedule would just dine quickly or takeaway to their different workplaces.
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Best Breakfast Spots in Phnom Penh you should try
Been in business for decades, Tmor Da is one of the best breakfast spots in Phnom Penh everyone can’t missed. This restaurant start serving since early in the morning with both Asian and Western breakfast. By their variety choices from the menu list, this place is perfect for family breakfast gathering. Moreover, they also got big parking space and many security guards which is very convenient for your vehicles.
From the outside look, you would see this elegant French style building pop up along the street. While just a step inside, they will greet you by a friendly smile. Surely, they will provide you a professional service with classy dining experience. Therefore, tmor da is always a to-go place for breakfast as a family or reunion as well as business partner meet up.
Price Range: 3$ up
Open – Closed time: 7:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Special Dish: Rice Noodle Soup, Spring Roll and Pate Bread
Location: #90, Kampuchear Krom Street, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Located in many different parts of the city, you can easily dine in or quickly take out your favorite western breakfast and of course, morning COFFEE! from any BROWN Café branches closest to your study or working places.
Not to mention, they also have freshly baked pastries like croissant, egg tarts, muffins, cookies. Surprisingly, they all goes perfectly well with their premium roasted coffee that will start your day even more better. The environment is good for chilling, and could be a productive space for student group meet up and business meeting.
Price Range: 3.5$
Open – Closed time: 7:30AM – 7:30 PM
Special Dish: You better not missed out their special Egg Benedict with crispy bacon and creamy hollandaise sauce under that rich runny egg yolk.
Location: All Brown Café branch in Phnom Penh
D.E.S Coffee Roaster
New cool café shop in town, how about that? Not only just specialized in coffee, but they also got so many delicious breakfast menus. Another cool thing you might not know is, All the foods are specially crafted with many creative and exciting ingredients. Indeed, promise you can’t find any of these cool menu at other breakfast spots in Phnom Penh.
Briefly, you can choose from rice set, pasta, salad bowl and even yogurt bowl for your healthy breakfast routine. Without a doubt, all these special breakfast menus will go perfectly well with their freshly in-store roasted coffee. What about those who doesn’t drink coffee?
No worries, they got many other selection of drinks for you to choose! By a glance, every corner in D.E.S Coffee Roaster is an instagramable spot. Especially, their design gives us a relaxed ambience in an innovative architecture both interior and exterior. Obviously, this place is very suitable for morning chilling, group meetup or even business discussion.
Price Range: 2$ up
Open – Closed time: 7:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Special Dish: Cashew Nut Chicken, Crispy Sago Chicken Salad, Spicy Chuchi Fish
Location: #103, Street 273, Sangkat Boeung Kak Ti Muoy, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Guess everyone already knows about this café as they’ve been opening since 2004. But the got something more special that you might not know about! Park café was the very first breakfast spots in Phnom Penh that serve food without MSG and still taste amazing! Their menu choices are very large that you almost can order any kinds of breakfast that come up in your mind. Generally, From rice set, noodle, porridge, soup, stew, dumpling, literally everything!!!
No worries about traffic and your busy schedule, because they have 15 branches located at many different parts of the city. In this case, you can go grab your healthy breakfast at any branches closest to your location at ease.
What’s even more special is they even have fresh fruit juice on the menu now. Undoubtedly, all the juices are 100% from fresh fruit with no any artificial flavor and sugar.
Healthy food + healthy juice for breakfast = healthy lifestyle!
Price Range: 2.50$ – 6.50$
Open – Closed time: 6:30AM – 9:00PM
Special Dish: Stewed frog with chilies, Honey Roasted Duck Fried Rice
Location: All Park Café Branches in Phnom Penh
Kong Meng Noodle Restaurant
This well-known traditional noodle shop has ranked as one of the best breakfast spots in Phnom Penh for years. As you might have heard, they are famous by their specialty broth. To your surprise, their broth are made and simmer for many hours organically from pork bone with corn.
Just like everyone’s favorite noodle soup breakfast, they have all types of customize noodle soup you would ask for. In detail, you can choose pork, beef, seafood, wonton with any kind of noodle and many other ingredients. Not to worries, it will all come with their unmissable special broth.
Price Range: 2.50$ – 4.75$
Open – Closed time: 7:00 AM -4:00 PM.
Special Dish: Pork Dumpling Noodle Soup
Location: Street 168, Sangkat Orussey I, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Sok Mom Noodle
Every high school student’s favorite breakfast spots!! Meanwhile, some having it since the primary school and still come back even they are already in university. In this case, you can guess how good and addictive the food is right?
In fact, this restaurant has been running in the same old flat for more than 20years. Even many competitors coming up, it still ranked as one of the best breakfast spot around bak tuk area. They are packed everyday despite everyone has to share their table with others and sometimes even have to queue. Instead, the taste of their hot beef stewed noodle will make them forget about the long waiting time. Not to mention, everyone digs in with no complaint right after the food arrived.
Price Range: 1.75$ – 2.5$
Open – Closed time: 7:00AM – 8:00PM
Special Dish: Beef Stewed Noodle Soup, Seafood Tumyum Noodle Soup
Location: Street 161, Sangkat Orrusey II, Khan 7 Makara, Phnom Penh (Near Bak Touk High School)
Pteas Keav (Dumpling House)
For those who prefer something plain with not much fat for their breakfast, here is the place! Just like the name, their menu Is all about dumpling, with different fillings and different cooking methods, of course! It can be either be soup, fried or steam with pork, shrimp, chives, cabbage or mushroom filling.
FYI, the waiting time is quite long as the dumpling are freshly homemade in the house. In order to kill your time, we would suggest you to order their soup first. To clarify, it will come with seaweed that will warm and fill your stomach a bit while waiting. Additionally, for those who love spicy, don’t forget to try their chilies paste with their sour soy sauce!
Price Range: 2.5$+
Open – Closed time: 10:00AM – 8:00PM
Special Dish: Pork Dumpling Soup
Location: #62B Street 221 (Behind Chillin’ Café)
Normally, you might just used to order dried noodle amongst other dishes from the noodle soup house right? Differently, here at four flavor dried noodle got something really special. They are the only one breakfast spots in phnom penh that specialize and only have dried noodle in their menu.
For instance, you can customize your topping with different meats such as char siew, roasted duck, crispy pork, dumpling and even meatball. But no worries, they still serve you the soup that will come along with sweet corn and carrot. Surely guarantee you a flavorful breakfast!
However, for those who are busy and craving for their food, just simply give them a ring. To ease your problem, they do have delivery service which will deliver straight to your doorstep!
Contact: 089 718887 , 098 373232
Price Range: 2.3$+
Open – Closed time: 9:30 AM – 8:00 PM
Special Dish: Stewed Duck and Dumpling Dried Noodle
Bay Ang Eng
Right in front of the entrance of Ang Eng Elementary School, this smokey breakfast stall has been in business for around 30years! If you ask, we would say they has one of the best grilled pork rice ( bay srob) ever. Their grilled pork are freshly grilled on scene just in front of the stall and served hot on every dishes. not to mention, their crunchy pickled cucumber and their chillies sauce make the best combination with their fried runny eggyolk.
You heard your stomach growling right? We all do! But You have to hurry and go queue as early as possible, because they are packed with customer every morning. Certainly, their limited grilled pork go out of stock just that quick as well.
Price Range: 1.5$+
Open – Closed time: 6:00AM – 10:00AM
Special Dish: Grilled Pork with Fried Runny Eggyolk
Location: St 300 corner St 143, Phnom Penh
Unlike any pate bread stall you always see along the street, this place is another level. Surprisingly, they serve pate bread with hygiene and in environmental-friendly packaging at a very affordable price!
Furthermore, They also have delivery service, in case you wanna have a pate bread breakfast party with your colleague or classmate. Especially, they even do accept order in bulk for any kind of event as well.
Price Range: 1$+
Open – Closed time: 10:00AM – 9:00PM
Special Dish: Pork Ear Pate Bread
Location: No 140C, St. 253, Santhormok, Phnom Penh (Behind Koma Cheat Hospital)
So as you can see, Our breakfast tradition in Phnom Penh are very various. Basically, we can literally have anything for breakfast from many different food culture. Including local, Chinese, Vietnamese and even western cuisines in different price range depends on your budget.
Telling you a secret here, our to-go place is always bay ang eng if we are craving for some fat and need to do any energy-consuming job. What about sick day? Then of course it would be pteas keav since we need some soup to heal. Obviously, ta num pang would be our only choice if we are on budget!
Are you wondering why all these places above are this famous and can be in business for all these years, wanna know if all we said is true? Then no more waiting, grab your bike and go check it out!