Sai’s Taco was the first Mexican restaurant in town. It is also a social enterprise which acts as a “home” for youngsters coming to Yangon. They stay a few months, learn restaurant skills and get a salary before venturing further on their own path. Sometimes, some items such as the corn chips are not available, and some dishes can turn out to be a bit oilier than necessary but overall it is a good and affordable option for fajitas and tacos.
- Guest reviewed 9 years ago
Located on the first floor, Cafe @26 offers a hearty breakfast of Burmese and International cuisine to provide you with all the energy you need to start your day. All day dining as well as room service is also available throughout the day until evening.
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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.
Aung Thukha is an excellent place to sample a range of Myanmar food: from rich, meaty curries to light, freshly made salads. The flavours are more subtle here than elsewhere, emphasising herbs rather than oil and spice. It is almost always busy, but manages to maintain a gentle, friendly service and a palpable old-school atmosphere, making the experience akin to eating at someone’s home.
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.
One of Yangon’s quirkiest Korea restaurants, it is also the city’s only place to sample North Korean cuisine. The food is not to be confused with that from the South, where there are many accompanying side dishes. Dishes include kimchi, hot pots, soups and curries. There is a quirky North Korean cultural performance.
Myanmar cultural performances and international buffet Daily 6 pm to 9 pm. Immerse yourself in the rich culture of Myanmar at Karaweik Palace, the only place in Yangon
where you can discover authentic traditional performances, arts and crafts, great food and sincere Myanmar hospitality in the air-conditioned comfort of a majestic setting. Karaweik Palace is one of the most instantly recognisable landmarks in Myanmar. The magnificent gold Karaweik birds appear to float majestically on the serene Kandawgyi Lake, adjacent to serene parkland. The allure of it's unique architectural beauty and representation of Myanmar culture has drawn curious and intrigued travellers and admirers from near and far for decades. The interior has two grand spacious halls with glorious gold and white ornate high ceilings intricately decorated with Kanote (traditional handcrafted wood carving). Each hall has nine huge windows and an attractive stage, bar and wood dining tables and chairs. Cool, light and
airy, it is the perfect place to relax and enjoy the dining experience in pleasant surroundings. The entertaining and engaging performances highlight several remarkable eras in Myanmar history,dating back as far as the Bagan era 1044-1287 to the time prior to Independence in 1948. Stunning Costumes and experience dancers bring the show to life and will transport you back in time. Our executive Chef carefully selects the freshest ingredients daily to prepare authentic Myanmar dishes packed full of subtle flavours and delicate spices, ranging from fragrant curries to sweet deserts. A selection of European dishes, sushi and fresh salads complete the tempting spread at the buffet. Traditional Myanmar Lunch – accompanied by Myanmar Harpist Daily 11am to 3 pm Enjoy a Myanmar lunch served in the traditional style – several interesting and delicious dishes are served on a Daunlaun- a lacquer tray on a tray. A choice of a Royal Family set menu or an individual et menu- each a selection of soup, curry, vegetables,salads, condiments and seasonal fresh fruit. Try the mouth- watering favourite dish of Myanmar- Mohingar. Karaweik Palace is one of the most instantly recognisable landmarks in Myanmar. The
magnificent gold Karaweik birds appear to float majestically on the serene Kandawgyi Lake,
adjacent to serene parkland. The allure of it's unique architectural beauty and representation of
Myanmar culture has drawn curious and intrigued travellers and admirers from near and far for
The interior has two grand spacious halls with glorious gold and white ornate high ceilings
intricately decorated with Kanote (traditional handcrafted wood carving). Each hall has nine
huge windows and an attractive stage, bar and wood dining tables and chairs. Cool, light and
airy, it is the perfect place to relax and enjoy the dining experience in pleasant surroundings.
The beautiful lakeside restaurant of Agnes in Kandawgyi Hotel offers a magnificient spread of French-inspired food every Sunday. A real highlight of Yangon’s culinary scene, it’s easy to see why with its great selection of meats, salads, grilled meats and desserts that sets it apart from the other brunches around.