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“Absolutely great”

The Crocodile River Bistro
Ranked #21 of 891 Restaurants in Siem Reap
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$3 - US$13
Cuisines: Austrian
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Description: The Restaurant is Belgian owned and serves German ,Belgium and Thai food.We are doing BBQ every Sunday afternoon
Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
Level 5 Contributor
88 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Absolutely great”
Reviewed 21 June 2014

Delicious schnitzel, great sauces. Tried both the wiener and the mushroom sauce schnitzel, and can attest to their superior quality. Portions are large, enough to feed even hungry young lads.
Try the chocolate mousse, very thick and tasty.

The owner is ever-present, ready to advise (or, more likely, advise you against a bad choice. "No! The Spaetzle don't go with the wiener schnitzel, they are both dry." So listen to him and get the potato salad.).

The wine was unfortunately not very good, and the place lacks decor, but it is hardly the point - it's not for the times when you're looking for something fancy, it's for the times when you're looking to get fed.

The only downside is that it could be tricky to find, as the tuk-tuk drivers are useless with maps, but it's actually all right. TripAdvisor has the address completely wrong, as the other reviews mentioned - look for good directions in the reviews as well.

  • Visited May 2014
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Miami, Florida
Level 6 Contributor
97 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“Nice break from Asian cuisine”
Reviewed 14 June 2014

Large pontoons, good taste, good food. Outside seating a bit warm for my taste but hey, it is Cambodia. Not too nice area of town, but it did not seem unsafe. I would go back, sure.

Visited May 2014
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Ramsgate, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Big portions”
Reviewed 4 June 2014

Was recommended this place by a few people so we found our way there by bike one afternoon.
Quite easy to find with the right directions and situated in a quiet place at the beginning of a dirt track by the river.
Schnitzel is definitely on the menu so we ordered those, I'm not a schnitzel expert but found this one quite bland, the sauce that came with it helped a bit with the taste, I had a side order of some kind of polenta type thing that the owner recommended in a gruff voice, this also I found quite bland in taste.
The food was fresh, clean and prepared swiftly with polite service from the staff but not the owner who seemed quite grumpy.
The restaurant itself is quite simple with cheap plastic chairs and tables outside in a courtyard.

  • Visited May 2014
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Thank Mrphyx
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Siem Reap, Cambodia
Level 5 Contributor
45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Never go Hungry”
Reviewed 3 June 2014

This place is worth finding - behind the crocodile farm over the river. The servings are huge and the food is very good for a good price. Been many times and had the Cordon Bleu last time - was HUGE and delicious.

Visited May 2014
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Thank Joshwa12345
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Melbourne, Australia
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Genuine Austrian in Cambodia”
Reviewed 31 May 2014

My husband is Austrian and was very happy to have food on his plate "just like Mum used to cook."
I was disappointed that there was no chicken on the menu.

Visited May 2014
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Thank Heather M
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