Cheap Eats & Drinking In Siem Reap
Siem Reap is a food lovers paradise and a cocktail lover’s delight …and there are lots of cheap eats and bars found around every corner.
Siem Reap is the perfect place to come for a holiday that suits everyone’s budget with many wonderful places for cheap eats – and they serve seriously GOOD food. If you are a backpacker – perfect! For a family holiday – perfect! And there is something here to suit everyone’s taste.
There is a wide variety of cuisines to choose from including Khmer, Italian, Indian, Steak Houses, Vegetarian and Western food.
There are lots of places to eat in Siem Reap and most meals are inexpensive compared to many countries – however, if you are on a strict budget it is fabulous!
The food is fresh, clean, well prepared with lots of variety to choose from.
Small restaurants are often run by local Khmer people, who have a family owned business, most speak English and are clean to dine at.
Sok San Road is only a short walk from Pub Street and around this area, you will find some cool – and cheap places to hang out.
They serve delicious food that includes burgers, sandwiches, pasta, Thai food and traditional Khmer cuisine with the average meal costing between $1 – $4.00.
You can also get cheap food from local Khmer street vendors, which are a frequent sight in Siem Reap and for the average meal usually will cost between $1.50 – $2.00.
If you have a sweet tooth and like your desserts – you will also find a number of street stalls who serve freshly made banana crepe or ice cream rolls. Prepared as you wait – it is fascinating to see how skilled the vendors are when making your delicious treat.
WHAT ABOUT DRINKS?
Beer in Siem Reap is as cheap as water and many places serve beer for 50 cents all day long (in some places it is even 25 cents).
Almost every restaurant serves beer and most also serve a variety of cocktails on their menu.
Lining the road at night are small stalls that sell a variety of cocktails to suit most people’s taste and at the price of $1.50 per drink – how can you resist?
If fresh fruit juice is more to your taste…Siem Reap is fantastic for juice vendors that offer an array of freshly squeezed, vitamin rich shakes – that cost $1.00 each.
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