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Reviewed June 27, 2021 via mobile

We are family on a one-week vacation in Myanmar. This is the restaurant that we can enjoy Myanmar food with too much worried about stomach bugs. Main dishes are served with complimentary side dishes and unlimited white rice. They give you free soup with your...meal. After your meal they also give you free Myanmar desert (rice ball with palm sugar) and snack (tea leaves, peanuts, broad beans) which we can't eat anymore because we are so full. Staff speak good English, attentative and polite. Food is reasonably priced. Appetizers and side dishes for 1,500-2,00 Kyats. Main dishes ranges from 4,000-7,000 Kyat. Mandalay Beer 2,000 Kyat, Myanmar Beer 3,000 Kyat.More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed February 1, 2021

The Mingalabar Myanmar Restaurant is without question my favorite restaurant in all of Myanmar. It's a must stop location for anyone visiting Mandalay. They have a wonderful assortment of local curries and native Burmese specialties. They have many great vegetarian dishes as well. They staff...are fabulous and the restaurant is set in a nice tropical location. 5 Stars. By Gregg L. Friedman MDMore

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed November 22, 2020

Possibly our favorite dining experience in Myanmar was here. We had the curries, which were very good, but the overall meal was great. Unless you're completely starved you might want to skip ordering any appetizers because all the complimentary foods they bring you makes just...entrees into a HUGE meal. It was among the easier places to order as English speakers, and there was plenty for vegetarians as well. Also, the AC upstairs was pumping so hard it was absolute heaven.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed August 29, 2020 via mobile

My friends and I went here for dinner after reading amazing reviews online. The restaurant was completely packed and the atmosphere was like it is in most places in Myanmar that have indoor seating. We ordered four main dishes and one starter to share, but...the food arrived with so many free dishes on the side. There was a salad for all of us with individual bowls of soup (which none of us liked the taste of) and tons of veggies and other condiments. It even looked like the free stuff was more compared to what we originally ordered and unfortunately, barely any of it was delicious. Some of things were also very oily and overall, I didn’t like the meal or think that it was one to remember. Lastly, the food came way too quickly so it was also obvious that some of it might not be fresh.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed August 22, 2020 via mobile

I really enjoyed my meal here. The staff were very helpful and friendly. They explained each of the many side dishes served alongside my curry and provided quick and attentive service. The food was delicious. With the aubergine side dish being a particular favourite.Through out...the meal I was offered generous servings of rice and the food quantity provided was substantial. This is a great place to try local food, if you haven't already. The total price for 2 drinks and mountains of food was 11,000kyat. Fabulous valueMore

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed August 3, 2020

Excellent authentic Burmese food! Nice selection and superb service. Very safe environment during our COVID times, as they provide all the measures to keep their customers safe.

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed August 3, 2020 via mobile

The Mingalabar Myanmar restaurant employees warmly welcomed us as we arrived. The food was delicious with a variety of Myanmar choices. During covid we felt very secure with their safety measures of social distancing. I would highly recommend this restaurant when you are in Mandalay.

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed August 2, 2020 via mobile

They serve us local cuisine and it was excellent that we end up eating way too much. Everything that we order was really good except for tea leaf salad, but may be due to it's stronge taste I was not able to find the love...for it. Also I cannot miss to mention about the service. I was surprise to see those attention that they provide us. I will certainly go back there if I come to Mandalay and feel like eating local food.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed July 29, 2020 via mobile

Nice food, helpful staff and good food selections. Most of the time we choose to visit this restaurant as we feel value for money. It's still in our list to visit whenever we have a chance. Good place to go...

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed July 14, 2020

Cozy and clean place with delicious dishes, free side dishes and desserts/snacks when you order a main dish, polite waitresses. Our most favourite restaurant in Mandalay so far

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed July 9, 2020

The food is so delicious and clean. The price is normal and staff are very helpful. I recommended to everyone.

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed April 12, 2020 via mobile

Went here twice. The food was delicious and was probably the best we had in Myanmar. Great sauces and veggies with every meal.

Date of visit: April 2020
Reviewed April 12, 2020 via mobile

A really nice place. We went several times, at night. For lunch it is apparently a kind of buffet, for dinner a la carte. They serve typical Burmese food. You order one main dish and you get a sour soup and side dishes. We had...beef curry, spicy grilled mutton, spice hilsha fish (excellent made me think of Bangladesh!). Cold beer. Excellent and fast service. Many tourists. Good price. For 4 people, food and drinks, between 40.000 and 50.000Kyat.More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed April 5, 2020 via mobile

Although it might be a bit touristy it serves some of the best food that I had in Myanmar. The service was friendly and the prices very reasonable.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed March 24, 2020

We had dinner at Mingalabar just one night and it was tasty! The staff was so friendly and helpful sharing all the info about the food we had chosen. Next time in Mandalay we’ll come back for sure!

Date of visit: March 2020
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Yes , they do . I tried it and love it . The best Mo-Hin-Ga ever.
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Yes, Mingalabar Myanmar Restaurant offers takeout services.

Mingalabar Myanmar Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5