Best Restaurants in Yangon

Discover Top Eats in Yangon

Yangon's rapidly evolving culinary scene is turning the city into the new foodie haven of Southeast Asia. Discover the multitude of flavours from a country influenced by India, Bangladesh, Thailand, China and more, to savour the melting pot of tastes and spices. Here are what we consider the best local and international cuisine restaurants in Yangon, curated by PARKROYAL Picks, your personal travel insider.

1. Aung Mingalar Shan Noodle Restaurant

Address No.34, Boyarnyunt Street & Corner of Nawaday Street, Yawmingyi Quarter, Yangon, Myanmar                                             
Phone Number +95 1 385 185
Opening Hours 7:00am to 9:00pm (Open Daily)                                                                                                   

A lively spot in the trendy Yaw Min Gyi Quarter, the Aung Mingalar Shan Noodle Restaurant is just a short four-minute walk away from the hotel. It offers a terrific mix of Shan and local dishes that have garnered rave reviews. Also highly recommended are the fried dumplings – a must-try dish if you ever find yourself in this restaurant.

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2. Padonmar Restaurant

Address 105/107, Kha Yay Pin St, Dagon Township, Yangon, Myanmar
Phone Number +95 1 538 895
Opening Hours 11:00am to 11:00pm                                                                                                                                                             

A 11-minute drive from the hotel, Padonmar Restaurant is one of the very few fine dining restaurants in Yangon that offers authentic Myanmar cuisine that features homemade ingredients. A great option for the health conscious, it specifically uses less cooking oil to retain those familiar flavours.

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3. House of Memories Restaurant

Address No. 290, U Wizara Road, Kamaryut Township, Yangon, Myanmar
Phone Number +95 1 534 242 
Opening Hours 11:00am to 11:00pm                                                                                                                                                           

Set in a historic villa where Aung San Suu Kyi once kept an office, House of Memories boasts a collection of antique furniture and an extensive menu of food and drinks that will satisfy hungry foodies on the hunt for authentic Burmese cuisine that doesn't cost a bomb. Spearheading EAT.Myanmar Ethnic Restaurateurs Association (EREMA), House of Memories Yangon Restaurant is a strong advocate of preserving and elevating Burmese cuisines to the international stage. Try it here first to sample how real Burmese food should taste! 

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4. Taing Yin Thar Restaurant

Address No.(5/A), Corner of May Kha Road and Parami Road, Ma Yan Khone Township, Yangon , Myanmar
Phone Number +95 1 966 0792  
Opening Hours 10:00am to Midnight                                                                                                                                                           

Taing Yin Thar Restaurant offers a wide variety of Burmese dishes that originate from various ethnic groups of Myanmar, including Kachin, Kayah, Kayin, Chin, Mon, Bamar, Rakhine, and Shan. Also part of EREMA, this is another great restaurant to try interesting Burmese food from almost every part of the country. They even refrain from using MSG and instead use a variety of local spices to season their dishes! This is our top recommendation for adventurous foodies. 

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5. Green Gallery

Address Mahabandoola No 58, 52 Street Lower Block, Between Mahabandoola And Merchant, Yangon 11160, Myanmar
Phone Number +95 9 313 15131   
Opening Hours Lunch - 12:00pm to 3:00pm
Dinner - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Closed on Sundays                                                                                                                                                           

Owned and operated by Ma Bo, an enterprising young woman who spent over ten years in Thailand, Green Gallery is both a humble neighborhood joint and an authentic Thai kitchen, attracting visitors from around the city. Alongside must-have classics like the green curry, the menu features some hard-to-find platters bursting with fresh produce. Don’t miss the deceptively simple Thai tomato salad, topped with shallots and toasted peanuts. Best part: it’s not unusual for the charming chef-owner to do the serving herself some nights.

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6. Rangoon Tea House

Address Ground Floor, 77-79 Pansodan Rd (Lower Middle Block), Yangon, Myanmar
Phone Number +95 9 979 078681    
Opening Hours 8:00am to 10:00pm daily (except Friday and Saturday until 12:00am)                                                                           

It’s worth taking an early evening stroll down historic Pansodan Street and soaking in the city’s colonial past before arriving at this warehouse-like restaurant to enjoy the delicious multi-cultural Burmese cuisine it offers. Started by a local UK expat, Rangoon Tea House’s menu includes dishes like the quintessential mohinga (Burmese fish stew), the Indian-ish pea samosa and pork bao, as well as contemporary creations like the chai tea cheesecake.

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7. Le Planteur

Address 80 University Avenue, Bahan Township, Yangon, Myanmar
Phone Number +95 1 514 230     
Opening Hours Gourmet - 12:00pm to 2:00pm; 6:00pm to 11:00pm
Bistro - 12:00pm to 2:00pm; 6:00pm to 11:00pm
Wine Bar - 6:00pm to 12:00am
High Tea - 2:00pm to 5:30pm; 12:00pm to 5:30pm on Sundays                                                                            

Arguably the best fine dining venue in the city, Le Planteur is housed in a colonial mansion overlooking Inya Lake. Michelin-starred Chef Gil Dumoulin helms the kitchens for 4 different concepts within the premises - private gourmet-dining rooms, a wine bar, outdoor garden dining (where their popular high tea is served) and a bistro for casual lunches. Reservations are recommended and plan ahead as Le Planteur is located slightly out of downtown, about 20 minutes' drive from PARKROYAL Yangon. 

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