Magnolia Vietnamese restaurant, Phnom Penh - review by Rusty Compass
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Magnolia Vietnamese restaurant, Phnom Penh

| 19 May 2016
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Magnolia Vietnamese restaurant, Phnom Penh
Cnr Pasteur and St 242, Phnom Penh
10am - 12am


Price guide: $$$

Our rating
19 May 2016

Magnolia’s a popular Vietnamese restaurant set in a classic Phnom Penh modernist villa.

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A craving for Vietnamese food is never far away - even in Cambodia - and Magnolia is a good spot for a fix.

We’re big fans of Phnom Penh’s modernist architecture so I have to admit to being first drawn to this place by the building rather than the food.

I’ve now given Magnolia a couple of tries and it’s one of the better places for a relaxed Vietnamese bite around town. In addition to Vietnamese restaurant standards, Magnolia also serves pho, banh mi, banh xeo (pancakes) as well as a smattering of Khmer dishes.

There’s indoor and outdoor dining and despite being on a major road, the place has a relatively serene feel.

Service is well-intentioned but mixed.

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