There are delicious foods everywhere when you come to Yangon. Each Burmese dish has a distinctive taste, so it is a very adventurous experience to try out every cuisine and desserts available. Myanmar has eight major national ethnic races, and each cooking style differs from the others as well. Sometimes it can be quite challenging to find and try various foods at once, but these are the top three restaurants that have every course of food you will need to get a full Burmese experience. Even if you are not a foodie, it is worth a try!
Feel Restaurant Myanmar is commonplace for new visitors to experience Myanmar Cuisines, and since it is a well known local restaurant, prepare for a large crowd. The restaurant has over 30 branches not only in Yangon but it is also available in other cities. The quality of the food and services are undeniably high and the restaurant atmosphere is friendly. The customers can not only get national dishes, but they can also get a variety of Burmese desserts to enjoy as well. Aside from traditional dishes, there are Chinese and Thai cuisines available. If you are a curious foodie, and ready to take down a variety of Burmese dishes and desserts, Feel Restaurant will give you satisfaction.
Location (First Branch): No.124, Pyihtaungsu Avenue Street, Dagon Township, Yangon
Opening Hours: 6:00 am to 8:30 pm
Contact: 09 253 059 996, Website
2Danu Phyu Daw Saw Yee
Danu Phyu Daw Saw Yee is where the locals and adventurous tourists gather to receive Burmese traditional food experience. The atmosphere is very friendly and visitors can feel like locals. Although there is an English menu available, the best way to order is to go to the counter and pick your desired dish from the selection of curries. It came along with rice, Chin Hin Soup (common Burmese soup), and traditional side dishes with Nagpi. In fact, Danu Phyu Daw Saw Yee is known for its Ngapi (traditional fish paste) because it was freshly grounded by them. This restaurant is suitable for visitors who would like to try out Burmese Cuisines in a local way.
Location (First Branch): 13/15, Ma Har Baw Ga Street, Myaynigone, Sanchaung Township, Yangon
Opening Hours: 9:00 am to 9:00 pm
Contact: 01 500 159
3Khaing Khaing Kyaw
Khaing Khaing is well known for exceeding expectations when it comes to serving exceptional Burmese Cuisines across Yangon. Customers can choose different ranges of Burmese food from a variety of stalls. If you are a first-time visitor, friendly staff will patiently explain the process of the order. Burmese traditional desserts will be waiting for you to try out when you are done with your meal. The distinctive thing about Khaing Khaing Kyaw is that they have a lunch box program where customers can sign up to get Burmese curry every day. Myanmore also awarded “Myanmar Food Restaurant Of The Year” to Khaing Khaing Kyaw in 2018.
Location (First Branch): No.42 A, Parami Road & Corner of Waizayandar Road, South Okkalapa Township, Yangon
Opening Hours: 5:30 am to 8:00 pm
Contact: 09 515 9084, Website