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Kimly Restaurant

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Waterfront Crab Market, Kep 07503, Cambodia
+855 12 435 096
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Brooklyn, New York
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The hype is all true! The crab here is fresh and delightful, and you can get it prepared in a ton of different ways. Great with cold beer (available)! Heads up-in case you are wondering, the "fried crab with green peppercorns" is more of a stir-fry than a deep-fry...guilt-free! The staff is very courteous, and you can sit close to... More 

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South Africa
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Although there are more than 10 seafood restaurants around but Kimly is the best one because of the sauce they made for the seafood. Seafood are fresh and better to book it so make sure you can have a nice seat or a seat.

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Thank linhserene
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have had the good fortune of traveling around the worlds and experiencing culture through food. In 2012 (the review date wouldn't let me go back further), my wife and I visited Kimly for a sunset dinner. We were told to have the Kampot Pepper Crab. It was so delicious we came back the next night for dinner again. Fast... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped for lunch whilst on a short visit to kep. Portions are massive -the large sized crab with coconut served 3 of us! The crab was delicious and fresh and a vegetarian dish of potato and cauliflower also a winner. Beer is cheap at $1 a bottle. The crab was very messy and my only complaint was that no wet... More 

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Thank sunnshinetime
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Amok prawn curry is the best I have ever tasted. There are a few restaurant along the strip ranging from excellent to awful. The best 2 are Kimley and the holy crab. There are a couple in the middle of the strip that are good for drinks but the ones closest to the crab market are poor and not... More 

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Thank Steve M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Popular place to visit for fresh crab with kampot pepper. Be prepared to get your hands dirty, but it's worth the mess and the effort. It seemed to be popular with tour groups, so try to get your order in ahead of them!

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Thank Program_monkey
London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I preferred the crab market, it is overrated this place, so many people told me to go there and i was very disappointed, i odered Amok Fish which is normally very tasty, but it was just average and was totally disappointed. I wil lnot go there again

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Thank dhyani13
Seattle, Washington
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44 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Kimly is a must stop for the Green Kampot Pepper Fried Crab. It is the most popular restaurant on the Crab Market. It has wood carvings for sale in the front and large busy dining room facing the ocean in the back. You start off your meal with free peanuts and the scotch special cocktails here are very tasty and... More 

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Thank djcynic
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5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went there twice for dinner. The first time we ordered the green pepper crab and then fried rice with squid and shrimps and it was quite tasty. Everything was ready very quickly. But the second time time we were a bit disappointed. We ordered first cocktails and waited before ordering food so we could first enjoy the drink. Cocktails... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here yesterday for lunch - got last table out by sea front - had 4 different dishes - crab with pepper tasty but messy to eat - soft shells - you need to get your fingers stuck in! The Calamari was huge and the pepper dips were delicious- the deep fried prawns the best

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Asian, Cambodian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Waterfront Crab Market, Kep 07503, Cambodia
  • Location: Asia  >  Cambodia  >  Kep Province  >  Kep
  • Phone Number: +855 12 435 096

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