Phnom Penh Noodle Shack In The News


Long Beach Lunch: Phnom Penh Noodle Long Beach Lunch: Phnom Penh Noodle

If anyone ever asks you what Cambodian food tastes like, just take them to Phnom Penh Noodle and start ordering. The menu at this tiny home-style dining room (no, really, it’s built into the house of the family who started it 31 years ago, and locals call it “The Noodle Shack”) is by no means comprehensive, but when it comes to sampling the complex mishmash of flavors, textures and ingredients that comprise Khmer cooking, it’s a brilliant place to start.

- OC Weekly
Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern Hidden Los Angeles Travel Guide

Andrew learns that some of the best foods in Los Angeles are hiding in neighborhoods where outsiders rarely go! From pig head tamales in Watts to steamed chicken embryo in Long Beach, Andrew tastes it all.

- Travel Channel
LA Times 50 places to eat for $5 or less in Southern California

At Phnom Penh Noodle Restaurant in Long Beach, $5 buys you a bowl of house special noodle soup.

- Los Angeles Times, March 28, 2012
LB Post Best Cambodian Restaurant: Phnom Penh Noodle

From the outside, Phnom Penh Noodle—aka “The Shack”—looks just like the house it was built into decades ago. But between the hours of 6AM and 3PM, the renovated wood interior is bustling with a diverse breakfast and lunch crowd scrambling for dirt cheap bowlfuls of flavorful Cambodian noodle soup and plates of stir-fried delicacies.

- Long Beach Post, April 15, 2013