The best tea shops in Mandalay Myanmar

The Best Tea Shops in Mandalay Myanmar

The Best Tea Shops in Mandalay Myanmar

Traveling  to Myanmar is never complete without trying a cup of local tea at local tea shop . Especially three are local tea shops throughout Myanmar especially in the big city like Yangon and Mandalay. All Burmese People never tired of going to Tea Shop where to try a cup of local tea and exchange update social news to each other . Tea Shop is more than local food stall – Especially Tea Shop in Myanmar is also believed to be social center as well . Because all Burmese People spend most of their free time at tea shop to enjoy local snacks , tea and talk about social and business matters . On the other side , Tea Shop is local Information Center of Burmese People . Without a  doubt , All people locals or foreigners going to Local Tea Shop in Myanmar will  feel relaxed and never leave the last drop of local tea whenever they  enjoy a cup of local tea . Furthermore there are a lot of local tea shops in Mandalay – Out of them , three are highly recommended local tea shops in Mandalay for foreigner visitors to try when they are in Mandalay  or when clients are going on Mandalay City Tour . But three are a few things for all visitors to know before going.
  • It is free seating services – First comes- first served basic . Please grab an open table and then one of the waiter will approach you to take your order . put some local snacks on your table . You do not need to pay , if you don’t eat or touch any piece of local snacks on your table .
  • There will be no assigned waiter to each table – Any waiter who is free will approach you . If waiter do not see you when you are sitting at table ,Just clap your and  raise your hand to wave to waiter .
  • Menu card is usually placed on the table – most of menu cards are mentioned in English – But prices is not mentioned . Honestly to tell you , all local snacks selling at local tea shop is cheap . not too expensive . It is worth trying all snacks you prefer.
  • Green Tea that is served on your table is free and complimentary – Which means Free flow of green tea as long as you are sitting at tea shop ..
  • What to remember is to go to tea shop not earlier than 05:30 in the morning and not later than 05:30 pm . Because most of popular tea shops in big city open early and close early for their staffs to relax and revitalize.
  The best local snacks to order at local tea shop ?
  • Myanmar Tea – locally called “ La Phat Yei ” – That is very delicious to the last drop and also creamy . Myanmar Tea is made of freshly brewed black tea leaves and condensed milk and sugar .
  • Mohinga – This is the most famous breakfast dish of Myanmar. It consists of a fish-based broth, rice noodles, fried onions, and egg. It is pretty heavy so plan for a nap after eating.
  • Ei Kyar Kway – This deep fried strip of dough pairs perfectly with Myanmar Tea.
  • Parathas – The Burmese take on the Indian crepe. Try them with eggs or bananas (or both!).
  • Shan Noodles – One of our favorite Burmese dishes. It’s essentially chicken noodle soup served with a side of pickled mustard greens.
  • Mont Di (or Mont Ti) Noodles – Thick round noodles are mixed with daal powder and oil to create a noodle salad that taste a bit like macaroni and cheese (though no dairy is involved).
  • Samosas – Deep fried triangular pastries filled with potatoes, onions, and spices.
  • Puri – Fried puff pastries served with potato curry for dipping.
What are The Best Tea Shops in Mandalay . That is one of the oldest tea shop in Mandalay . Especially Tea Shop is open type building without air conditions and comfortable chairs . But there will a stools to sit on and old fans to circulate the hot air. But the foods and snacks from Min Thi Ha Tea Shop are safe and delicious to enjoy.
  • Address: : Corner of 72nd Street and 28th Street
  • Open Hours: 5:00am – 5:30pm ( 7 days a week )
  Shwe Pyi Moe Tea Shop is one the best tea shop in  Mandalay . New location is moved to 62nd Street near Hilton Mandalay Hotel the new location is much nicer and more spacious.It is becoming a large, open-air restaurant with plenty of tables, a high ceiling, and numerous fans that manage to keep it relatively cool even in the scorching Mandalay heat.
  • Address : 62nd Street between 26th and 28th Street .
  • Hours: 6:00am – 5:00pmOpen: 7 days a week
  • Pan Tha Khin
Pan Tha Khin is another best tea shop in Mandalay . Undoubtedly   Pan Tha Khin Tea House is famous for a huge selection of  Burmese and Indian dishes as well as Dim Sum. It is laid out very similarly to Shwe Pyi Moe, with lots of seating, high ceilings, and fans working non-stop. Make sure you try their samosas which may very well be the best in Mandalay.
  • Address: Corner of 70th Street and 29th Street
  • Hours: 6:00am – 6:00pm Open: 7 days a week .
I do hope you will love going to local tea shops in Mandalay as we recommended above . Should you need more information to explore the hidden corners of Mandalay like local . Why not contact us 24 /7 ? We will be at your services all the time .  
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