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“Insane Flavours, Wonderful Service, Great Value”

Jaan Bai Restaurant
Ranked #3 of 112 Restaurants in Battambang
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Cambodian, Thai
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Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Jaan Bai is a home for folks who share our love of gatherings around the table, our passion for food and our interest in supporting Cambodian youth. We are focused on the training and professional development of Cambodian youth, with all profits going towards the overall sustainability of CCT. Our cuisine is all about the simplicity of well crafted, nourishing and wholesome recipes. We use seasonal organic produce sourced from our kitchen garden, local farmers and neighbouring markets. This project has been made possible by Vittoria Coffee, Australia. Open 11:00 - 10:00 (kitchen closes at 9:00) Tuesday - Sunday.
New York City, New York
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41 reviews
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“Insane Flavours, Wonderful Service, Great Value”
Reviewed 6 August 2014

Knowing David Thompson was attached to this restaurant, we had high expectations and were not disappointed.

The service was excellent and swift. Our starters (corn fritters and pork belly) arrived within an easy 10 minutes, much to our delight as we were rather famished. The fritters were piping hot, crunchy and full of flavour. The pork belly, although delicious, could have had more meat in them. When I think pork belly I envisage a couple of layers of meat, fat and some crispiness. But what they lacked in meat quantity they made up for in flavour. The dipping sauce has a fantastic kick.

Our starter dishes were removed and within two minutes our mains were served. Kampot pepper crab. A finger licking, crab meat sucking bowl of deliciousness. It is a must!

Although we were the last to leave, we were never put under any pressure by the very friendly and professional staff.

We will most certainly be back.

  • Visited August 2014
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Perth, Australia
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great service, great food”
Reviewed 4 August 2014

Neat upmarket restaurant with blasting aircon. Modern takes on Khmer food, with good coffee and great service.

Visited July 2014
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Antananarivo, Madagascar
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84 reviews
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“Great food and service”
Reviewed 30 July 2014

We were very happy with our meal here!! The corn fritters are a must, full of flavour with a nice sauce to compliment. The cous cous was also a refreshing dish and the pork belly dish was great (watch out it has a kick). The chips were cooked to perfection! Oh water refills a plenty and the crocodile tail cocktail was an interesting experience (a bit more spicy to my liking but the lychee was great)? Service was fantastic, multiple staff were more than attentive and welcomed you with a smile!! Overall a good dining experience.

  • Visited July 2014
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“SOOOOOOO GOOOOD!! ”
Reviewed 24 July 2014 via mobile

We spent a week in Battambang and could not stop going to this place!!! Sooo yummy! And it is all for a really great cause! The service is exceptional, they are all lovely!

The espresso martini is pretty yummy also! Definitely a great spot with some of the most delicious food!!!

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Excellent”
Reviewed 23 July 2014

I've eaten here three times in less than a week and every meal has been amazing. Pad Thai, Glazed Chicken, Pork Bánh mì, coconut ice cream, dragon fruit caipirinha. The staff is friendly and the decor is great. As a solo traveler I also appreciated the shelf of food books, Smith Journal, and other magazines.

  • Visited July 2014
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