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Eating in Bagan

January 19, 2024 - 3301 views

Bagan cuisine is said to be one of the best in Asia. They combine the exploits of Indian, Chinese, and Thai culinary geniuses with some of their own to come up with the best food you can taste anywhere in Asia. Those who like Western food will be happy to know that European food is available in select establishments.

The city is also home to many riverside restaurants. These places allow diners to enjoy noteworthy dishes and a stunning view of the river all at the same time.

A river view restaurant in Bagan

A river view restaurant in Bagan

Nyaung U has the largest number of eateries across all fares, New Bagan has a mishmash of local and tourist fare and Old Bagan is dominated by the open-air eating scene not far from Ananda Pahto.

In Nyaung U, the tourist eating scene is centered on Restaurant Road, which is lined with restaurants, cafes, travel agents, souvenir stalls and so on. For breakfast in Nyaung U, your best bet is a couple of local eateries almost opposite Shwe Na Di Guesthouse where you'll get very good "mohinga" - a national dish of Myanmar - at local rates. Come the evening there are a couple of very popular BBQ places along here as well.

Recommended places to eat:

  • Weather Spoon's Bagan Restaurant and Bar
  • Be Kind to Animals The Moon
  • Yar Pyi Vegetarian Restaurant
  • San Thi Dar Restaurant
  • Star Beam
  • Queen
  • The Library
  • HTI Bar & Restaurant
  • Black Bamboo
  • Pwint Mar Lar Restaurant
  • Aye Mya Thida

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