Hsipaw restaurants

Top Choice Southeast Asian in Hsipaw

Club Terrace

Dine al fresco in a gorgeous 90-year-old teak house with a lovely riverside terrace. The menu mixes Thai and Chinese flavours, with a few Shan dishes like minced-chicken curry with basil leaves. It has a decent wine…
Top Choice Cafe in Hsipaw

Mrs Popcorn's Garden

Although Mrs Popcorn passed away in 2016, her equally irrepressible daughter makes this all-organic outdoor cafe a definitive stop on a tour of the Myauk Myo area of town. Choose from homemade snacks, some traveller…
Chinese in Hsipaw

Law Chun

Nicknamed 'Mr Food', this restaurant offers Chinese dishes for Burmese and Western palates, so it's light on the spices. Law Chun stands out from the pack thanks to its bright and breezy interior. Draught beer is av…
Cafe in Hsipaw


This place has homemade sandwiches, salads, cakes and banana pancakes. It also offers some decent Shan coffee, but locals say the service has been a bit spotty since the foreign owner packed her bags and returned ho…
Shan in Hsipaw


With its retro interior and small terrace, San is popular with travellers who come for the many barbecue options and the Chinese-style mains. Dali beer from China is available, as well as the usual Burmese beers.
Burmese in Hsipaw

A Kaung Kyite

This is the best place in town for authentic Bamar food, as the curries come with an array of side dishes. Do as the locals do and sample them at lunchtime when they are fresh off the stove.