Kayah State restaurants

Top Choice Burmese in Loikaw

Shwe Let Yar

A mile west of the 'centre' of Loikaw, semi-open air Shwe Let Yar is considered to be Loikaw's best curry restaurant – check out the photos of visiting Myanmar celebs. Ask for the curry of the day and don't be afrai…
Burmese in Loikaw

Mingala Hin Htoke

Locals come here in their droves for hìn t'ouq, an Intha dish of steamed banana-leaf packets of rice with pork or chicken. Also does noodles, good local sausage and addictive deep-fried meatballs. Look for the tiny …
Chinese in Loikaw

Pho Kwar

Loikaw isn't a late-night town, and this riverside beer garden is one of the few places that stay open after 9pm. There's an English menu of classic Chinese-Burmese dishes and a shaded terrace to drink and eat on. I…
Shan in Loikaw

Shan Noodle Shop

A friendly Shan family put together tasty bowls of shàn k'auq-swèh, Shan noodle soup. The shop is located just south off a corner of NH5, a block south of the town's central white monument; look for the large tree (…
Burmese in Loikaw

Breakfast Stalls

Come here for a tasty budget noodle breakfast.