One of the few cafes in Yangon that serve specialty beans and TWG tea. Dubbed “slow bar”, the cafe ensures that the customers can get up close and personal with the baristas to have their cups tailor-cut to their preferences. It also serves a variety of pastries to go with the brew. The atmosphere is elegant yet inviting.
No 93/A West Shwe Gone Daing Road, Bahan Township (beside Chinese 47), Yangon
Thai Corner is a culinary gem that is dedicated to bringing the flavors of Thai cuisine to your plate. The menu is a veritable feast for the senses, offering a wide range of dishes. From spicy curries to tangy salads, from rich soups to succulent stir-fries, each dish is bursting with flavours and textures that are sure to tantalise your taste buds and fill your stomach.
No 584, Thumingalar Street, South Oakkalapa Township, Yangon
O Sushi is popular with casual diners for its value and variety. Now it has opened its third branch with a more refined atmosphere. O Sushi – Classic promises to take diners on a journey of traditional Japanese cuisine.
No 10, Yadanar Road, 16/2 Quarter, Thingangyun Township, Yangon
It specialises in grills with local and Southeast Asian influences. Their concept is simple yet customisable – choose your preferred protein (beef, chicken, pork, or fish), sauce (black pepper, red wine, mushroom, etc.), and desired level of doneness. The restaurant serves both locally sourced and imported beef.
Side dishes are fun since you can try exotic stuff like Shwebo papaya salad and Nan Twin Monti Thoke, a noodle dish. That being said, a plate of potato wedges can do no wrong.
No 12, Myawaddy Street, Corner of Kyaung St and Shankone St, Myaenigone, Yangon
If you’re looking for a casual hangout spot with friends on weekends, the bar aspect of the establishment will meet your mood. It serves mouth-watering bar bites and there’s a dedicated cocktail menu to choose from. It is also family-friendly, as it serves coffee and snacks.
No 122A, Waizayandar Road, South Okkalapa Township, Yangon
This popular online shop has opened another dine-in restaurant in Sanchaung. The signature items are roast duck and chicken. Noodles, seafood and sashimi are also on the menu. After the meals, have a gelato cake for dessert. Yum!
Home Mart, Baho Road, Opposite Asia Royal Hospital, Sanchaung, Yangon
This is a halal restaurant that centres on Mexican cuisine and fusion food. It’s relocated from StarCity to the downtown area. Try classic Mexican food like tacos, quesadillas, etc. Hot and cold drinks are also served.
No 499, Merchant Road, Kyauktada, Yangon
This hostel-attached restaurant is a venture of Studyhood students “who are supporting and funding the youths going through practical training in hospitality”. The soft opening period offers a 30% discount on the menu which is a cross between Eastern and Western cuisines.
No 225/227, 36th Street (Upper Block), Kyauktada Township, Yangon
Cafe Salween has already established itself as one of the best cafes in Yangon. Salween 180 is a rooftop bar concept with an improved menu incorporating wine, cocktails and Asian and Western delicacies. Book your favourite spot with Sunset View or Shwedagon Pagoda View, by messaging them on Facebook or calling their number.
No 271, Bagaya Street, Parkside One Building, Yangon
Swer focuses on Mawlamyine cuisine. It serves local delicacies like Mawlamyine-style Mohinga, chicken and coconut rice wrapped in a banana leaf, and its signature dessert Bein Mont. If you don’t wanna try Mawlamyine food (although we strongly suggest you do), there are also Thai and Chinese menus.
No 10, Myaung Mya Street, Sanchaung Township, Yangon
It is a Mandalay-based sushi restaurant that has opened its first branch in Yangon. Try all-time favourite Japanese meals such as ramen, sashimi and more! It has its own signature dish in which the sushi is fried and peppered with mayo and roe.
Beside Aung Thamardi Goldware Shop, Shwegondaing Middle Block, Yangon
It serves all sorts of meals prepared with noodles, Shan Noodles, Nan Gyi Thoke, Meeshay, you name it. It has outdone itself and offered 10 varieties of Shan Noodles so you’ll never run out of choices. A noodle-less menu is also available.
No 18A, Bo Yar Nyunt Street, Dagon, Yangon
The latest contestant to Yangon’s rooftop establishments. Aji’s menu is Japanese-themed. Pair your sushi and sashimi with a cocktail The Beauty of Osaka and enjoy the view of the sunset from the 14th floor.
No 51/D, 14th Floor, Hotel S.Y.H , Kabaraye Pagoda Road, Yangon
This juice bar has a distinct style. Its smoothies and mocktails are made of different fruits and herbs and are named after Myanmar’s major cities like Mandalay Mist and Ayeyarwaddy Adventure. The only snack available is french fries served with 12 different sauces. The atmosphere is as bold and unique as its drinks.
No 150 (B), Sin Yae Twin Street, Kamayut Township, Insein Road, Yangon