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Guru Mother Cafe

26 Oum Khum St, Siem Reap, Cambodia
+855 12 785 397
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good37%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“croquettes” (2 reviews)
“potato salad” (2 reviews)
“fish cakes” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Japanese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
26 Oum Khum St, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

This is a good place to have a taste of Japanese home cooking. Since it's a one man show the food takes a little while to come out but everything is freshly prepared and is tasty.

Thank hangontravelingwoman
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Guru mother Cafe is a smallish place set up in a shophouse, no seating outside (but maybe this was because of quite a dark sky?) Ordered a dish of dried squid as a snack with the cold beers. As a main we both had the...More

Thank MagElise
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Came across welcoming, cozy Guru Mother Café by chance .. #1 restaurant find! Delicious, freshly & meticulously prepared dishes, terrific relaxed atmosphere, great tunes .. Tokyo chef/owner, Mr Yoshinori, residing 12+ years in Siem Reap has successfully perfected recipe for his establishment. Daily special best...More

2  Thank Anjali2
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

It took us two days to find this place, because nobody at the hotel or tuk tuk knew how to get to it. Finally found a page which described the place with the name of the street and the way to get there, near the...More

1  Thank TheWholeTruthHK
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

If you need a hit of good Japanese food in a simple home style place try Guru Moma. Their menu de jour is inexpensive, delicious and filling. The barbecue place next door is really good and fun too.

Thank Bookwoman
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Dined here for dinner and enjoyed a cold beer Lao and good portion size of tanindon. Owner is Japanese with 12 years in REP. Set off the main drag a short walk from the Royal garden and residence. Will return. Ideal for a quick bite...More

Thank SaigonKiwi
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

The very authentic japanese cuisine. We had a super delicious meal, tasty and healthy! We tried noodles (fantastic!), croquette and a squid. All was outstanding and above our expectation. The owner (who is also the chef) is really nice and welcoming. The atmosphere was cosy...More

Thank Marco m m
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Must try egg dishes. I went there in 2004. I just found their card when I was tidying up things and am so glad they are still here.

Thank Gloria P
Reviewed 23 February 2016 via mobile

I cannot believe that this little hole-in-the-wall restaurant has outlived most of the bigger Japanese restaurants in the city - and it's not hard to see why... The menu, no matter how small is done with fervor and passion and with little doses of quirkiness,...More

1  Thank spoolartist
Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

I cannot believe how lucky we are to have found this gem of a restaurant, it is so good. If you can appreciate Japanese home cooking you will be thrilled to experience this, yes it is that good. We had the daily offer for dinner...More

Thank Vinion
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10 November 2016|
Response from SaigonKiwi | Reviewed this property |
Hi there - happy to assist. They open everyday : Morning: 11:00 am - 14:30pm Evening: 18:00pm - 22:00 pm Tel: 012 785 397, Japanese Itaidakimasu!
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  • Address: 26 Oum Khum St, Siem Reap, Cambodia
  • Location: Asia  >  Cambodia  >  Siem Reap Province  >  Siem Reap
  • Phone Number: +855 12 785 397
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