Looking for ways to spice up your taste buds in Yangon? Here are some of the top restaurants serving some of the spiciest food.. Are you up for the challenge?
A must-visit for spicy noodle lovers, Seoul Myanmar is best known for categorizing its menu into levels of spiciness from 0.5 to 7. If you happen to be an intrepid soul, you must surely try and see how many levels you can reach. If you think getting teary-eyed and a red runny nose after eating is not really your thing, don’t fret! You can always opt for the dishes below spice level 1. Besides, it is not only the spiciness of food you can look forward to in Seoul Myanmar but also the tenderness and chewiness of their many meats and seafood toppings.
Address: No 12, Than Thu Mar Road, Yangon Thit Ward, Thingangyun Township
Address: No. 20 – 22, Gyophyu Road, Mingalar Taung Nyunt Township
Hours: 9 am – 9 pm
Looking for something spicy, tasty and traditional? Look no further than Min Lan. Here, you can try your hand at the local Rakhine cuisine laden with spicy flavors. It is best known for its mouth-watering Rakhine Mote Ti and traditional seafood dishes. Min Lan allows you to enjoy savory, sour and spicy tastes all at once while leisurely relaxing in its cozy environment. And guess what: the cost is affordable and reasonable, which is yet another reason why you ought to visit this place.
Address 1: 16, Corner of Parami Road and West Maykha Road, Mayangone Township
Address 2: Near Inya Lake (near Tadarphyu Bus Stop), Kamayut Township
Address 3: No.77(C), Shin Saw Pu Road, Windsor Garden Housing, Sanchaung Township
Address 4: No.69, Waizayantar Road, (8)Ward, 1st Street, Industrial Zone
Hours: 11 am – 10 pm
Chinese cuisine (which is as spicy as it sounds), especially a known local favorite: Mala Xiang Guo, is served here. In this cozy restaurant, you can spend time with your friends and family and enjoy the delicacies. Needless to say, the service here is certainly top-notch with its attentive staff and the seafood here is something that truly tastes as good as it looks. And you certainly won’t miss the delicious desserts once you are there!
Address: No. 209, Parami Road, South Okkalapa Township
Tel: 09 429067393
Hours: 11 am – 9:30 pm
Number One Spicy & BBQ
Hot pot, BBQ, Mala Xiang Guo, seafood… you name it, Number One Spicy has them all. If you don’t wish to wait for long while you are there, you are recommended to call the restaurant in advance or you could even ask them to deliver to your house. Also, you can adjust the level of spiciness for your dishes in the way you prefer. In addition to its tasty food, the price is also fairly reasonable.
Address: No. 46, Sanchaung Street, Sanchaung (North) Ward, Sanchaung Township
Hours: 10 am – 9 pm
With its ingredients imported directly from South Korea and chefs trained by Korean chefs, Gangnam buffet has found its way into Yangon. The most popular items on the buffet includes Budaejiikae, Korean Pork BBQ, Korean Kimbap, Egg Roll, Topokki and Korean Salads. What’s more, here you can customize your own Budaejiikae pot: you can decide how spicy you want it to be, whether you want cheese or Korean Noodles in it and more!
Address: Maha Land Center, near Micasa Hotel, Kabar Aye Pagoda Road, Bahan Township
Tel: 09 975589247
Hours: 11:30 am – 10 pm
Four Seasons Steamboat Restaurant
Try a Sichuan-style hotpot and enjoy the beautiful, yet simply decorated interior of the place. This place is, in fact, one of the most unique of hot pot restaurants in Yangon. You can choose four soup bases (including a really spicy one of course), there is a play area for young toddlers and from 6 to 8 pm, there is a Wine Free Flow where you can get both white wine and red wine. Also, the dessert you can get there is not only delicious, but also decorative. If you happen to be a hotpot lover, this is somewhere you definitely should not miss.
Address: No 18 , Waizayantar Road, Ward 6, South Okkalapa Township, Yangon
Tel: 09 45108 3777
Hours: 11 am – 10 pm