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19th St in Chinatown
Mahabandoola Road due west of Sule Pagoda Downtown Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)

19th Street in Chinatown, Yangon (Rangoon), is known for its long rows of barbecue stalls. Every taxi driver knows where it is, as it’s become a bit of a landmark itself. Here you’ll find cheap skewers ready to be tossed on the fire pit and menus packed with local selections being browsed by tourists and locals... Read our full review of 19th St in Chinatown.

50th Street Bar and Grill
9/13 50th St, Botahtaung Township, Yangon
T: (01) 397 060

50th Street Bar and Grill is a modern midrange option for Western food just outside the beating heart of downtown Yangon (Rangoon). Air-con, WiFi, excellent food, friendly service, local entertainment and quality alcohol are the offerings that bring the crowds... Read our full review of 50th Street Bar and Grill.

Union Bar and Grill
42 Strand Road, Bohtataung, Yangon
T: (094) 2010 1854

Yangon (Rangoon) isn’t always the easiest city in which to find decent WiFi coupled with decent food — but Western-style Union Bar and Grill, though its prices are at the upper end of what you’ll typically find in the city, fits the... Read our full review of Union Bar and Grill.

Exploring Yangon's stalls

Downtown Yangon (Rangoon) is known for its crowded, friendly streets, packed with vendors and teeming with life. But as in much of the rest of the country, development and tourism is rapidly transforming the city. The latest change: street vendors are to be banned from October. So enjoy the street life while you... Read our full review of Exploring Yangon's stalls.

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Where to next?

Where are you planning on heading to after Yangon? Here are some spots commonly visited from here, or click here to see a full destination list for Burma_myanmar.

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