1. Overview

Yangon, with a population of over five million, is Myanmar’s largest city and commercial center. Yangon (formerly known as Rangoon) is one of the most ideal destinations and is considered a tourist paradise, attracting tourists around the world. 

Because here there are many beautiful and attractive Yangon tourist attractions, such as the Golden Shwedagon Pagoda, Botataung Pagoda, famous Chinatown, Bogyoke Aung San Market, Sule Pagoda, Mingalar Traditional Market, Downtown Yangon Walking Route, etc.

Dubbed the Land of Pagodas and Towers, what Myanmar brings to tourists is not simply splendid golden pagodas or time-colored temples, but the dishes with bold flavors of ancient oriental cuisine and now, as well as the typical dishes of Myanmar. Famous restaurants in Yangon, Myanmar, will help you experience Yangon cuisine to the fullest on your trip.

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2. The Top Best Restaurants In Yangon 

2.1. Rangoon Tea House

Rangoon Tea House, with its time-colored decorations and simple layout, has impressed diners from the very beginning. Rangoon Tea House is a place that is loved by many people for authentic Myanmar dishes with a bit of modernity, such as fish noodles mohinga, Myanmar’s national dish; chicken biryani; green tea salad; Shan rice; and assorted traditional tea.

Besides the specialties, this restaurant has an extremely diverse menu with favorite dishes such as grilled meat, grilled shrimp, and cakes. Surely, Rangoon Tea House will be the address to help you experience food in Yangon with the best old taste on your Myanmar trip.

  • Address: Ground Floor, 77-79 Pansodan Street, Lower Middle Block, Yangon city, Myanmar.
  • Tel: (+95) 9979 078 681
  • Open: 7:00 a.m – 22:00 p.m
  • Price: from 0.95 USD – 3.81 USD.

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2.2. 999 Shan Noodle Shop

999 Shan Noodle Shop is one of the most searched restaurants in Myanmar. 999 Shan Noodle Shop has served food inspired by the Shan region of Myanmar since 1978.

Come here for a rich broth served with cooked noodles. Specialties include vermicelli with steamed pork ribs, whose inside is so tender that it falls off the bone. Vegetarians can enjoy eating noodles with fried tofu. In addition, at 999 Shan Noodle Shop, they also serve other dishes such as fried vegetables, fried fish, cakes, and Shan-style rice.

2.3. Feel myanmar food

Feel Myanmar Food is a very popular dining place among Yangon people with traditional Myanmar dishes such as tea salad, shan rice, shan noodles, curry, etc. With a spacious and airy space, Feel Myanmar Food is very suitable for small groups or families.

Feel Myanmar Food is a large chain around Myanmar that offers familiar Myanmar street food in a more relaxed restaurant atmosphere. The menu at each Feel location includes a large variety of ethnic Myanmar dishes as well as flavors from other countries such as Thailand, Korea, etc.

  • Address: 124 Pyi Htaung Su Yeik thar Street, Yangon City, Myanmar.
  • Tel: (+95) 973 208 132
  • Open: 9 a.m – 20 p.m
  • Price: from 0.95 USD – 2.86 USD.

2.4. Shwe Sa Bwe restaurant

Shwe Sa Bwe Restaurant is a restaurant located on the north bank of Inya Lake that specializes in serving diners traditional Myanmar dishes. Besides, this restaurant also combines a few dishes from French cuisine, which will definitely make you delicious.

In addition, Shwe Sa Bwe is also a training center for young people across Myanmar in cooking European and Asian dishes. The restaurant closes every year in July and August, when a new class of students begins their training.

2.5. Mandalay Restaurant at Governor’s Residence, A Belmond Hotel

The Mandalay at Governor’s Residence, a Belmond Hotel restaurant, is located in the classic building of the Belmond Hotel by the pool. Mandalay restaurant with indoor and outdoor seating serves Asian and European dishes and unique Myanmar traditional dishes such as curry, Myanmar smoked catfish, grilled sea shrimp with bitter melon, mango parfait with passion fruit, etc.

  • Address: 35 Taw Win Road, Dagon Township, Yangon City, Myanmar
  • Tel: (+95) 12302092
  • Open: 06:00 a.m – 22:30 p.m
  • Price: 7 USD – 52 USD
  • Email: [email protected]

2.6. Pansuriya

Pansuriya is a melting pot of highly regarded art. Here you will find creative food, art from Myanmar, and lots of old photos. Pansuriya serves traditional Myanmar dishes and vegetarian dishes.

Pansuriya organizes cultural and artistic events: book launches, poetry readings, photography and painting exhibitions, documentary screenings, story nights, public talks, and intimate concerts. All events are free, so come get creative in Yangon.

2.7. Gekko           

Gekko is a Japanese restaurant located right in the middle of Yangon. Gekko offers fresh and authentic Japanese dishes, including delicious sushi and yakitori. Almost anyone in Yangon knows Gekko Restaurant as a great place to eat. In addition to sushi, Gekko also serves other unique Japanese dishes such as grilled meat, rice, udon noodles, fried dishes, cocktails, etc.

  • Address: 535 Merchant Road Kyauktada Township, Yangon city, Myanmar
  • Tel: (+95) 1254041
  • Open:  11:00 a.m – 23:00 p.m
  • Price: 1.43 USD – 7.62 USD

2.8. L’opera italy restaurant         

If you are a fan of Italian food, this is definitely an address not to be missed during your summer trip to Myanmar. With a romantic European atmosphere of flowers and candles, L’Opera gives diners a delicious feeling with a glass of wine next to it. L’Opera serves authentic Italian dishes such as pasta, corn porridge, pizza, etc.

With the combination of East Asia and Europe, L’Opera space is the first impression for diners when entering, and it is a comfort that not many restaurants can bring.

2.9. Le Planteur

Le Planteur is one of the most recommended restaurants in Yangon. This French restaurant is known in Myanmar as one of the best places to dine. Le Planteur is located in a colonial villa with a very beautiful garden by Inya Lake and serves world-class European cuisine in Yangon.

Le Planteur has been around since 1998, and their quality standards have not changed. Dishes on offer include salmon, lobster, foie gras, and fine beef ribs. They also have an impressive selection of cheeses and wines.

2.10. Green Gallery

Owned and operated by Ma Bo, a young woman who has lived for more than 10 years in Thailand, Green Gallery is an authentic Thai restaurant that attracts visitors from all over the city. Besides must-have classics like green curry, the menu features some hard-to-find items with fresh produce. Don’t miss the highly rated simple Thai tomato salad, topped with shallots and baked beans.

  • Address: 58, 52 Street Lower Block, Between Mahabandoola And Merchant, Yangon City, Myanmar
  • Tel: (+95) 931315131   
  • Open: 12:00 a.m – 15:00 p.m; 18:00 p.m – 21:00 p.m (except Sunday)
  • Price: from 0.41 USD

3. Conclusion

Above are the top 10 most famous and favorite restaurants in Yangon, Myanmar, that you can refer to for your upcoming trip. I wish you delicious meals, great experiences, and memorable memories in Myanmar. You can contact Metta Voyage to plan your vacation!

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