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Yangon Restaurant List

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I posted this list on a different thread, but thought I'd start a new topic so it would be easier for you to bookmark.

Here is a restaurant list provided to me by someone who used to work at the American Embassy in Yangon. I only went to a few of these places, but I hope this would be a good reference for all. I can't vouch for any of the links.



Feel Restaurant <> (124 Pyidaungsu Yeiktha Str): Great local cuisine at reasonable prices and a good spot for lunch. Local families crowd this place on the weekends.

House of Memories <> (290 U Wisara Road) – set in a colonial house that once served as Bogyoke Aung San’s office. The food is delicious and reasonable (try the mutton and pork curries). Lowkey and easily a favorite restaurants here.

Chinatown (19th Street <>: is fantastic to walk around at night. Great street food and people watching. Plus, you can get BBQ at any one of the outdoor restaurants on 19th street b/w Mahabandoola and Anawrahta.

Cherry Man (Latha Street, No 78/82): delicious halal BBQ mutton and lassis in Chinatown

Aung Thu Kha <> (17 (A) 1st Street | West Shwegondaing): Authentic local cuisine - curries, salads and rice across the street from Onyx and Sharky's. Good curries here.

Aung Mingalar <> (34 Bo yar nyunt Street & Corner of Nawaday Street) - one of the best places to get Shan noodles in town.

Yunan BBQ <> (at the corner of Kanyethethar Street and Kabar Aye Pagoda Road – by Inya Lake Hotel). Excellent local BBQ joint – their mutton curry is divine.


ONYX <> (on Dhamazhedi at the intersection w/ Than Lwin/Inya Rd). This is by far the best steak in Burma. And it's only for 5,000 kyats

Sharky's <> (117 Dhamazedi) very good natural ice cream. Take a right when you walk out of Savoy Hotel and it will be a few doors down

Mandalay Restaurant at Governor’s Residence <> (35 Taw Win Road, Dagon Township) – a great fine dining option situated in teak mansion of former British governor. Sit outside by the pool – they also have a great Burmese buffet. On Thursdays, the downstairs restaurant (Mindon Lounge), has a Mexican Taco bar<> with unlimited tacos, grilled items, ceviche, Mexican desserts, as well as free flow of Corona Beer and Margarita Cocktails.

Le Bistrot at Savoy Hotel <> - great bistro French food and the best gourmet burgers in Myanmar!

Shwe Sa Bwe <>(Malikha Road) – Culinary institute trains F&B apprentices from all over Myanmar. Set in beautiful restored villa. People love their set menu, which changes weekly and you’ll have to book in advance.

Monsoon <> (85-87 Theinphyu Road): atmospheric and set in an old colonial mansion downtown. Pan-Asian cuisine – good place to start for your first meal, but a little touristy. Plus upstairs is a gift shop called Pomelo <>, which sells free trade goods and the proceeds benefit the local artisans

L’Opera <> (62 D, U Htun Nyein Street, Mayangone – by Inya Lake Hotel)

Ichiban Kan <> (Aung San Stadium (North Wing), Gyophyu Street, Mingalar Taung Nyunt Township) – a favorite Japanese restaurant in the city


Tea shops - The country has a huge tea shop culture, so this is a good guide for ordering tea in <> Burma <>. A few good ones are Lucky 7 <>, Sheit Taing Kya (U Wisara Rd & Pyay, near Blazon Center), Shwe Palin (several locations in Ocean Supermaket, Junction Square on Pyay Road)

Escape Gastro Bar <> (31D Kan Yeiktha Street) – good place for late-night cocktails

The Lab Wine & Tapas Bar <> (70A Shwegondine at Kabaraye Pagoda) – great place to chill, and it’s open late!

50th Street <> (9/13, 50th Street, Botahtaung Township): one of the only western pubs in town

Union Bar & Grill <>-located in the beautifully renovated colonial era Myanmar Red Cross Building. Has a very New York feel – opened in 2013. Thursdays are 2-for-1 pizzas and margaritas

Vista Bar <> (168 West Shwegonedaing Road, Bahan Tsp): Rooftop bar with amazing, close-up view of Shwedagon. There is also a great chicken biriyani and chicken salad shop in the blue building across the street (chicken salad available after 2pm)

Sapphire Lounge at Alfa Hotel <> (Nawaday & Shwe Da Gon Rds, Dagon Township): the rooftop bar has a spectacular view of Shwedagon at sunset, downtown location.

Water Library <> (83/95 corner of Pyay & Manawharri) – newish addition to Yangon’s fine dining scene; the bar is quite good. It’s a little dead on the weekday.

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