Both branches of Easy Cafe are popular amongst Yangon’s ‘digital nomads’ for their quick internet, relaxing vibe and well-designed decor. Brilled as your “home away from home”, Easy is an oasis of comfort with style and an open invitation to indulge in Taiwanese Asian-Western fusion of gourmet delights. The food is getting good reviews too, particularly its Taiwanese Rice and beef sandwiches.
Asian fried noodle with seafood, pork or chicken are available here.
“Dirty Crickets is about pushing the limits of our capability within our team. Whether it’s the Risotto made using vegetable stock using leftover stalks and stems from our other restaurants, or the zero-waste Cocktails made using watermelon peel. Everything is created with a specific nod to sustainability”.
Singapore Kitchen is a favourite place to go for seafood, albeit a tad pricey for some. It is also a familiar place for those looking for food after-hours. Be warned, they are close to one of the busiest roads in Yangon; depending on the time of the day, the noise from traffic outside nay limit your conversation.
Feel Myanmar has many branches all over town. A great restaurant to get acquainted with local cuisine, it is popular with both visitors from abroad and locals. There is a wide selection of local options and the seating area outside is always busy, giving a lively atmosphere to your dining experience, especially at the main branch when they have a live band playing!
The Garden Bistro is a very pleasant resaurant with peaceful outdoor setting by one end of Lake Kandawgyi. A great variety of food available, it is a good place for breakfast and also the place for dinner in the windy garden Kandawgyi.
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).
Papa Pizza has undeniably one of the best pizzas in Yangon. The specialise in New York style, thin crust pizzas. Baked in a fire oven, choose from their wide selection of pizza spicy beef, anchovy shrimp, New York slice, three cheese and more.
A trendy cafe` that sits in a phone shop in downtown Yangon, Coffee Club offers authentic European coffee as well as a range of sandwiches and cookies from Yangon Bakehouse.
Peppers focuses mainly Asian and Western food, with their motto being “Great place for eating out with the family”, with a friendly and lively atmosphere. Prices are reasonable and the favorite is the pepper-stuffed chicken (large chicken fillet in bread crumbs with a creamy sauce inside, served with carbonara and a cauliflower-potato bake) and like most other dishes, it is a very generous portion that will definitely fill you up.
Widely known as a popular venue for wedding reception, this place is great for all occasions from business meetings to get together with families and friends. They serve dim sum in the afternoon and only accept group reservations for dinner. Dishes include Beijing-style roast duck, gui lin gao (a herbal black jelly dessert), tofu in clay pot, mango pudding and one of the best dim sums available in Yangon.
Monsoon Restaurant & Bar Yangon has an extensive choices of food from Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, and Thai!
It’s a colonial building, with high-ceilings, where photos of old Yangon are mounted on the walls. It’s located in the downtown area.
Reservations are recommended for private dinners, birthday celebrations, wedding receptions and special occasions.