Top Places to eat in Inle Lake

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Inle lake may be a rural destination but that does not mean the place is lacking when it comes to gastronomic delights. Just like any other key tourists attractions in Myanmar, there is no shortage of dining establishments at Inle lake. Inle lake or Nyaung Shwe Town offers a fine choice of eating and drinking spots to travelers. They do cover Shan, Intha and Burmese, but also Thai, Indian, Italian, French, Chinese and classic pub grub. I would like to let you know about some good places to eat in Inle.

Linn Htet Myanmar Traditional Food

This is a place for those who want cheap, authentic and tasty Burmese food. Price is 3,500 kyat regardless of the curry you choose, though they also have a menu with some classic one dish option such as noodle or various local salads. Linn Htet is on the corner of the market, at the junction of Mingalar Ashae and Yone Gyi Streets.

Viewpoint Restaurant

Viewpoint Restaurant

Nyaung Shwe’s swankiest and the most ambitious restaurants where you can dine while enjoying the amazing view of the canal, rice paddies and the highest mountains in the Inle region. The food and service are equal to the beautiful and exotic surroundings and they are reasonably priced. It is located on Yone Gyi Road and opens from 6 am to 10 pm.

Sin Yaw Restaurant

Sin Yaw specializes in Shan food with a range of traditional curries, salads and noodle dishes. Salads, starters and vegetable dishes go for 2,000-2,500 and mains with meat for around 4,000. Their Shan-style pork masala curry with mint was pretty good. The restaurant is also known for attentive service and their cocktails. It is located on Kyaung Daw A Shae Street and opens from 9:30 am to 10:30 pm.

One Owl Grill Restaurant

One Owl Grill

This French-owned bistro has proved a hit with its tapas-style dishes, including the best hummus in Shan State, as well as its breakfasts, salads, burgers and pasta. It’s a little pricier than is usual for Nyaungshwe, but it stays open later than anywhere else. It is also located on Yone Gyi Street and opens from 9 am to 11 pm.

This will make it easier for you to find a good place to eat when you are in Inle. And book Inle Lake hotels with Jovago to enjoy inexpensive stays.

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