As the second-largest city, Mandalay is offering many kinds of foods and drinks, hosting a large number of tourists. Many restaurants are spreading around the city with the best services. Among them, the ones below are for your right option.
Unique Myanmar ( Traditional, Chinese )
Both local people and tourists choose the restaurant for their meals. It serves the best Myanmar and Chinese cuisines. Most guests always say the restaurant is really good and the foods are delicious. Moreover, the staffs are also nice and friendly. Most are giving five stars ratings and good reviews. One more thing is you can enjoy the traditional puppet show with your dinner. The traditional decoration style will make you satisfied.
Minglarbar Myanmar Restaurant ( Traditional )
This is the award-winning Myanmar Traditional Restaurant, offering the truly authentic Burmese cuisines. You can taste a wide range of traditional dishes and a variety of Myanmar traditional snacks are also available. If you are a vegetarian, you don’t need to worry because the menu includes several vegetarian options. The staff are giving warm welcome to the guests and its environment is really nice. I am sure you will love its extensive menu, including curries, snacks, salad, Myanmar sweets, and juice.
Tom Yum Koong ( Thai )
Tom Yam Koong is a Thai Authentic Restaurant. It has three branches, Tom Yam Koong (1), Tom Yam Koong (2), Tom Yam Koong ( 3 ). TYK (1) will let you have 100% authentic Thai dishes. The environment is comfortable with beautiful decorations and a nice place for a meal with your family or with your important guests. It also accepts parties and events. At TYK (2), you can delight Thai Style Buffet with a wide range of fresh vegetables, fish and meat. TYK (3) emphasizes one portion meals and dim sum is also available, locating near Mandalay International Airport. So, join Tom Yam Koong for Thai authentic dishes.
Golden Duck ( Chinese )
This is a large Chinese Restaurant, usually filled with tour groups. If you want a break from Burmese cuisines, it is the right place. It also has a stunning view of the Royal Palace. Roasted Duck is the specialty, being almost always available. And, it is also a good place for business lunch and dinner. Well behaved staffs and excellent foods are some of the reasons to visit. The first one is on 80 St, facing the Royal moat. The new one is bigger and available for more functions, situating on 35 St.
Daung Lann Gyi ( Traditional Royal )
For people who come to visit Mandalay, Daung Lan Gyi is the main restaurant for authentic Burmese cuisines. It is Myanmar traditional royal food center and mainly serves the traditional royal set menu in the so-called Daung Lan Gyi. You can also taste the daily changing menus of countryside dishes. The restaurant-style is totally in traditional Burmese style and so does the table setting style. The staffs are heart-warming and serve mouth-watering foods. So, join Daung Lan Gyi and make yourself at home.
Royal Mandalay Café & Restaurant ( European, Asian )
It serves European and Asian style menus. It is a nice place for lovely juices. Tasty dishes are attractively presented and the location is relatively quiet. Nice service with attentive staff. The price is reasonable and a nice lunch stop, also.
Ko’s Kitchen Thai Restaurant ( Thai )
This is an old school restaurant that is opened before Thai foods are not in vogue in Mandalay. Because of its old school design, it is simple and grand in the old style. Most of the guests are tourists. Offering authentic Thai food makes almost all dishes very spicy. So, if you are crazy about spicy foods, it is excellent for you. When you are in Mandalay and looking for 100 % Thai foods, join the restaurant.
Koffee Korner ( European )
You can get all sorts of drinks more than coffee here. Coffee and desserts are excellent although it offers European foods. You can get a lovely and relaxing dining experience. The quiet surrounding is charming with green trees. The price is quite reasonable and the staffs are helpful.
Nova Coffee House ( European )
This is a nice cozy restaurant, offering a good range of drinks and European food. The second floor is special for great coffee. A very relaxing and comfortable atmosphere is a favorite for Western people. The decoration is also spacious and modern. Definitely suitable for business meetups and meet up with friends, too. Staffs are really attentive and polite. You can also pay with cards.
Karaweik Tea House ( Indian, Chinese )
This tea house is open for 24 hours. It hosts Indian style dishes and excellent tea and coffee. You can also get some Chinese food. It is extremely popular with locals as well as tourists. They also make pancakes and foods are super delicious. Staffs are also friendly and service-minded. Good value for money and quick service.
Cafe City ( European )
This is a nice café near the Royal Palace, serving European foods and high-quality coffee. It has a nice surrounding and beautiful decoration, catering mostly to tourists. The best western food can be eaten in a relaxing environment with comfortable seats.