Being close to most of the world as a result of the military rule is old news with Yangon. Today its open to the public and its food is an essential part of Myanmar that must be experienced.
Rangoon Tea House
Even though this restaurant is housed in an old building, it is thought to be one of the most hip of all the Yangon restaurants. On the inside, you’ll be surprised with spacious modern rooms and a bar along with mood lighting to fit the environment. Here you can try some traditional Burmese food as well as other Asian dishes.
Popular amongst both the expats and the locals, Sharky’s is a food grocery/restaurant established by Ye Htut Win, who lived in Switzerland for 2 decades before heading back here. Sharky’s serves an excellent assortment of local artisan dishes. You can check into any of the nearby hotels while you’re checking out this list, such as the Chatrium Hotel Royal Lake Yangon for instance.
999 Shan Noodles
Not as large as the other locations on this list, but it is considered a must try. The place has an excellent reputation for its efficient staff, affordable Burmese food, and cleanliness. They serve delicious noodle dishes that originate from the country’s Shan region.
Shan Yoe Yar
Located within a renovated mansion, Shan Yoe Yar is a more upscale spot. They serve some amazing traditional Shan food with their Mine Tauk curry and pork curry being a highlight.