Even though it is a rural town, Inle Lake is a delightful and lively place that offers a variety of food from local Inthar dishes or Shan cuisine to more Western-style cuisines. Tourists who want to truly enjoy traditional Inthar dishes or Shan cuisine must try out Ann’s Restaurant. Coming to Ann’s Restaurant, tourists can enjoy the food cooked right form the restaurant’s Shan kitchen – a traditional Burma tool of cooking meal that bring an unique taste.
Miss Nyaungshwe Restaurant’s menu includes all the Asian and Western dishes, which a great choice for tourists who want a balanced combination between two style. Aside from the food, the good views from the outdoor patio also attract people. Miss Nyaungshwe also has a good selection of bottled beers.
Ann’s Restaurant sets amongst the spectacular bamboo forest, indulge in superb Intha specialties straight from the Shan kitchen.
- Place to eat: Myan Ni Gone Village, Nha Phay Kyaung P.O
It specialises in Indian food, and also has a branch in the ancient city of Bagan. The tasty Indian meat and vegetable curries are worthtrying
- Place to eat: Chaung Road
Four Sisters Restaurant/Inn
Four Sisters Inn used to be a successful restaurant. Now, they expanded their restaurant business into a quiet small guesthouse. They do not only serve excellent Shan kitchen, but accompany the meal also frequently with music and dance.
- Place to eat: 105, Strand Road, Nan Pan Quarter, Nyaung Shwe
Golden Kite Restaurant
The Golden Kite specializes in authentic Italian food. The menu also incorporates other European dishes, but the pizza and pasta are uncommonly good at fair prices and a good atmosphere.
- Place to eat: Yone Gyi Road, Nampan Village
Hu Pin Restaurant
The Hu Pin Restaurant serves excellent Chinese dishes and its English-language menu is divided into three sections: chicken, pork and fish.
- Place to eat: Kan Thar Quarter, Nyaung Shwe Township
Inn Thar Lay Restaurant
Famous for its Shan and Chinese dishes. The restaurant’s in a wooden house on stilts on the lake (like most buildings in the area) near Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda.
- Place to eat: Near the Phaungdawoo Pagoda
Miss Nyaungshwe Restaurant
Its menu includes all the Asian and Western dishes. Aside from the food, the good views are also one of the reasons people frequently visit; this is because of the outdoor patio. Miss Nyaungshwe also has a good selection of bottled beers.
- Place to eat: Phaungdaw Seiq Road, Nyaung Shwe Township
Nam Pan Restaurant
The Nam Pan Restaurant is another recommended dining spot and is found in the southern part of Inle Lake. The establishment is given thumbs up by diners and loyal patrons for their traditional Shan dishes. Chinese food is also served here.
- Place to eat: Nampan Village
Unique Superb Food House
Unique Superb is the balance of Myanmar cuisine and Western dishes. They serve local Shan and Intha dishes such as braised chicken with mint and green pepper, tofu salad, pumpkin soup, and various fish dishes and vegetable curries. Western favorites such as fried chicken, pasta, filet mignon, and French fries are also available.
- Place to eat: 3 Myawady Road, Nyaung Shwe Township
Smiling Moon Restaurant
A affortable restaurant serving Inle regional dishes, hill tribe food and the traveller holy trinity of Chinese, pasta and pancakes.
- Place to eat: Yone Gyi Road, Nampan Village, Inle Lake
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