Working House is the best café in Sanchaung

It’s only been open for a week, but the truth is hard to ignore: Working House Café is definitely the best café in Sanchaung. This may not seem like such high praise for a neighborhood where the competition is so feeble. The other contenders include Dibar, which has no Wi-Fi; Kophi Espresso Bar and Cafe@26, ...

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Yangon finally has a poke place

Yangon finally has a poke place

More than two years after poke broke free of its Hawaiian roots and swept across the US mainland, the super-tasty raw fish food trend has finally travelled far enough in the...

Get to know German food at the Goethe Café

Get to know German food at the Goethe Café

In a modern yet inviting cabin in a corner of the Goethe Institut’s lush villa courtyard lies the Goethe Café – a restaurant whose salads, schnitzels, and pastries make up...

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...

Casa Mia serves Italian fare with heart and care

Casa Mia serves Italian fare with heart and care

As we approached Casa Mia Italian Kitchen and Bar, a waiter smiled warmly, welcomed us in, and put away our umbrella. It was raining on a typical monsoon day. The walls were...

What’s good at Bagan Box?

What’s good at Bagan Box?

Following a strong Sanchaung tradition of hole-in-the-wall joints that serve what is essentially teashop food but under cooler, more sanitary conditions, Bagan Box markets itself...

Yangon’s best Sichuan restaurant has no name

Yangon’s best Sichuan restaurant has no name

The restaurant at the top of downtown Yangon’s Regency Hotel is no secret, but it’s also not a place you stumble upon. If no one ever tells you that this unremarkable hotel...

Why you should try this lahpet thoke galette at Ô’thentic

Why you should try this lahpet thoke galette at Ô’thentic

In its year of existence, Yangon’s only crêperie has defied a powerful trend by staying open and inoffensive. In a city where imaginative restaurants come to die,...

Four Tomatoes: Fresh, simple, and satisfying

Four Tomatoes: Fresh, simple, and satisfying

We may never have given Four Tomatoes a chance had we not driven by it one morning and spotted a few friends sitting and laughing and sipping espressos on the patio. We still had...

50th Street has a bigger, bolder new menu

50th Street has a bigger, bolder new menu

Yangon’s most famous foreigner-friendly watering hole has steadily been leveling up since coming under the ownership of the ever-stylish Pun + Projects earlier this year. Once...


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Coconuts Yangon Reviews

Everyone in Yangon is excited about new restaurants and bars opening up all the time in this rising megacity, including the Yangon Coconuts team. But we’re also committed to passing judgment and upholding standards. The Coconuts Yangon team will tell you what you how much Vietnamese fusion and signature cocktails you can get for K100,000, where you should take your date and how to order the perfect spread. Coconut’s Critics Table reviews are done anonymously. We pay for our own meals – no freebies here.