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Local Food

Mandalay Region

Delicious Street Foods You Must Try in Mandalay

In Mandalay, there has been influenced by Chinese cuisine, Indian cuisine and Thai cuisine. But there is famous with its street food means ‘traditional food’ such as Mo-hin-ga, Mon-te-thoke (Myanmar Noodle Salad), Mandalay Lah-pet and Mandalay Mee-Shay, etc. Visitors can try these meals in everywhere because there are many street food shops in Mandalay city. And for the ones who search for cleanness and hygiene, high quality local restaurants are also existed. Each of the food in Mandalay has its own taste and it is unique.

Mandalay Mont Ti

What to eat in Mandalay (Local Food)

Mandalay is a cultural city which has many famous pagodas to visit. In addition, there are many great restaurants and local foods. The pagodas and the foods, both are popular in Mandalay.


Mandalay Mee Shay

Mee Shay is a famous food in Mandalay. It is mixed with the rice noodle with a hairpin bend, pork, pepper and bean sprouts. In Mandalay, one will see the small stalls which sell delicious Mee Shay.

Ka Non Htoke

It used to be a royal food of ancient Mandalay Kings. The food originally comes from the Thailand. Later, it becomes traditional food in Mandalay. The main ingredients are the egg, wheat and sugar. This snack usually enjoys with the  sauce.

Tea Leaf

Tea Leaf is everyone’s favorite food in Myanmar. Burmese people always serve this dish with the tea leaf salad to the guest. Bay Dar Shwe Kyar is the famous brand in Mandalay. It offers different types of tea leaf like spicy or sweet.


Htoe Mote

Htoe Mote is one of the most popular desserts in Mandalay. There are different types of Htoe Mote with coconut cream, strawberry and other fruits.