Restaurants

Top Choice Cafe in Hsipaw

Mrs Popcorn's Garden

Run by the irrepressible Mrs Popcorn, this place is a definitive stop on a tour of the Myauk Myo area of town where 'Little Bagan' is located. Choose from homemade snacks, some traveller favourites and, of course, p…
Top Choice Cafe in Kyaingtong

Cafe Twenty One

Pleasant, friendly, chilled-out cafe with a small garden area out back. The big menu mixes Burmese, Chinese and Western dishes and they do reasonable dim sum (K800 per serving), but it's equally good for a coffee or…
Noodles in Yangon

999 Shan Noodle Shop

A handful of tables are crammed into this tiny, brightly coloured eatery behind City Hall. The menu includes noodles such as Shàn k’auq swèh (thin rice noodles in a slightly spicy chicken broth) and myi shay (Mandal…
Food Hall in Nay Pyi Taw

Junction Centre

This large, modern shopping centre has many temptations for locals and expats alike, including good restaurants such as YKKO (mains K3500 to K5000) that serve hearty plates of pan-Asian cooking. There's also a spraw…
Cafe in Pyay

Yes! Coffee & Food House

An update on the old-fashioned teahouse, Yes! is awash with a bold vibrant paint job and coloured light bulbs that seem to draw young diners to the low outdoor tables along the riverfront road. There's a big menu wi…
Cafe in Myitkyina

Italian N'Dream

This cosy little corner cafe serves cheap and cheerful homemade cakes and locally produced ice cream, which isn't world-beating but is good value at K1000 for two scoops. Coffees and teas are also available, all in …
Street Food in Myitkyina

Night Market

This is a lively place to come and street surf after about 4pm when the stalls set up, complete with Shan hotpots, steaming noodles, smoking barbecues and bubbling curries. Locals come here to dine on the way home o…
Pizza in Yangon

Parami Pizza

The main draw of this branch of the upscale minichain of pizzerias is the supervised kids' play area. Families love the place as it also offers combo and family meals. The range of pizza toppings is also better than…
Street Food in Monywa

Night Market

Various cheap eats are served up nightly between the clock tower and Bogyoke (Aung San) statue. Locals flock here to grab takeaway or chow down while sitting on plastic stools, making it a good place for people-watc…
Cafe in Hsipaw

Pontoon

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…