Yangon’s best themed cafés: Vintage vibes, board games, LGBT-centric, and more

In just a few years, Yangon’s café culture has expanded way beyond 3-in-1 coffee mix to include a multitude of ways to prepare, consume, and discuss coffee. With more places to enjoy coffee than ever before, it takes effort to stand out. Some cafés deserve recognition for their powerful Wi-Fi connections, but others cater to more specific ...

Food Guides

Where, when, wine in Yangon: Patios, rooftops, cellars, bistros & bars to sip wine

Where, when, wine in Yangon: Patios, rooftops, cellars, bistros & bars to sip wine

With the buzz (pun intended) around the newly opened Marco’s Cellar a few months ago — the Yangon wine bar making waves for its affordable ethos and offering over 100...

ORNG’s extraordinary kitchen

ORNG’s extraordinary kitchen

A series of obstacles lies between the salivating foodie and ORNG Kitchen, a classy yet casual fine dining option whose quality justifies its remoteness. First, there is the Pyay...

Yangon’s best smoothies and bowls: Where to get your fix of fruits, chia, goji, and acai

Yangon’s best smoothies and bowls: Where to get your fix of fruits, chia, goji, and acai

Smoothies have been a thing for healthy cuisine lovers for years. Smoothie bowls are their more modern derivative. These hybrid meal-snacks toe the line between health food and...

An immigrant’s search for an immigrant’s meal: Yangon’s best smoked salmon dishes

An immigrant’s search for an immigrant’s meal: Yangon’s best smoked salmon dishes

On one pure, cold day in New York City, a friend and I concocted a plan for what has now been affectionately dubbed “Fishmas.” Right before the Christmas holiday, we stood...

Myanmar Food Expo: Why packaged and processed beats fresh and local  

Myanmar Food Expo: Why packaged and processed beats fresh and local  

Over 80 food brands came together in Yangon last Sunday to show off their wares at the 5th Myanmar Food & Drink Expo. Unlike the world’s fanciest food expos, which feature...

Thanksgiving dinner specials in Yangon

Thanksgiving dinner specials in Yangon

Is your family in America so annoying that you had to come all the way to Yangon to enjoy a Thanksgiving in peace? Did you cave to problematic social conventions long after all...

Best Romantic Restaurants in Yangon: Date Spots from the Affordable to the Extravagant

Best Romantic Restaurants in Yangon: Date Spots from the Affordable to the Extravagant

While there is no shortage of restaurants in Yangon, finding one that’s more date-appropriate is a bit trickier. Of course, there are questions to be asked as to the kind of...

Best Vegetarian Restaurants in Yangon: Where to Find Vegan Salads, Gluten-free Wraps, and Kombucha

Best Vegetarian Restaurants in Yangon: Where to Find Vegan Salads, Gluten-free Wraps, and Kombucha

Despite the booming restaurant scene, it’s no secret that Yangon doesn’t exactly cater to its vegetarians and vegans. While we can boast joints that serve some mouthwatering...

Yangon’s best burger joints: Where to find delicious cheeseburgers, vegan burgers, charcoal burgers, and more

Yangon’s best burger joints: Where to find delicious cheeseburgers, vegan burgers, charcoal burgers, and more

In the past few years, Yangon has acquired a ton of new cars, new buildings, new overpasses, and — most importantly — new restaurants. From Japanese food courts to pet cafés,...


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Coconuts Yangon Food Guides

Each Yangon eatery has its strengths. The café with the best Wi-Fi might not have the best coffee, and the best-rated Thai restaurant might not serve that one regional dish you’re craving. Maybe you’ve been missing out on one restaurant’s crowning dish for the last two years. Our Food Guides & Features will help you understand the ups and downs of the Yangon food scene.