Local food refers to cuisine from the Yangon
region and more generally from Burmese origins.
Locals distinguish “local” food from “ethnic”
foods such as Kachin or Shan for example.
100 percent Myanmar Arabica Coffee with SCAA (Speciality Coffee Association of America) Standard . Cinnamon Roast of Coffee Beans . Notes of Lemon, Fruity & Chocolate, you can even get fresh Myanmar oiled rice here.
Color Stone offers a culinary road trip around the Orient and Southeast Asia. The restaurant serves up well regarded Sushi, Chinese, Thai and Myanmar noodle dishes at mid-range prices. It’s open daily from 10:30 am to 10:30 pm and has a private dining room.
The institution that is Taing Yin Thar, set up 5 years ago by the famous actress Yadanarpon and her two best friends, has now extended its reach, to Yankin.
For those of you who don’t know Taing Yin Thar prides itself on its regional and ethnic dishes and its high level of hygiene! Unlike the many regional restaurants in Yangon, such as Kachin and Mon, TYT has the best of Myanmar fayre all in one place.
Mogok Thu is a place where you can expect a wide range of authentic foods from different ethnic groups. As the foods are unusual but sure they come with excellency taste. Also you can try some traditional drinks.
This Restaurant and Bar has a mission : help people discover the country through food and chatter. The trendy “travelstyle”cafe’ cum restaurant is set in the nice surrounding of Kandawgyi lake. Although there is no direct view on the lake, the small tent-like outside dining area gives quite a unique ambience for a truly delicious meal. Need advice on your next trip in Myanmar, ask the owner or grab a book from the “library”
The famous big bright yellow smiley face of Happy Cafe & Noodles can be found in quite a few venues in town. The most enjoyable setting is in the garden of the beautiful colonial building which shelters the inya Road Branch. Their patio is the place to go for some relaxing drinks and a couple of shared plates of Myanmar foods. Their menu focuses on Myanmar snacks, rice and noodles but offers Western options too (and cheap cocktails).
Set in an attractive wooden colonial home, House of Memories is a one of a kind in Yangon. They dish out mostly Myanmar specialities but also have Thai, Chinese and Indian dishes. The main draw for many is that this was once the office of the country’s independence hero, Aung San, and upstairs, you will find a few artifacts from his time. Their balcony and garden are nice and breezy.