Rakhine State, Myanmar Food Guide: 6 Asian food Must-Eat Restaurants & Street Food Stalls in Sittwe

December 15, 2019 Karren Gelb

Best Asian restaurants nearby. Discover the best Asian food in Sittwe. View Menus, Photos and Reviews for Asian restaurants near you.. Sittwe (Burmese: စစ်တွေမြို့; MLCTS: cac twe mrui.; Burmese pronunciation: [sɪʔtwè mjo̰]; formerly Akyab) is the capital of Rakhine State, Myanmar (Burma). Sittwe, pronounced site-tway in the Rakhine language, is located on an estuarial island created at the confluence of the Kaladan, Mayu, and Lay Mro rivers emptying into the Bay of Bengal. The city has 181,000 inhabitants (2006). It is the administrative seat of Sittwe Township and Sittwe District.
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6. Shwe Restaurant

Thar Hla Street Kyay PIn Gyi Quarter, Sittwe Myanmar Asian, Burmese

5. May Yu

Strand Road, Sittwe Myanmar Asian
May Yu

Reviewed By PTL_9

No prices on English menu which isn't unusual in Myanmar. However the price for 2 vegetable soups was outrageous in comparison to other restaurants. Unfortunately we didn't notice the dog sick on the floor before we ordered! Shame as location is right on waterfront.

4. Mya Yate Nyo Tea Garden

Kyaung Gyi Road, Sittwe Myanmar Cafe, Asian, Burmese
Mya Yate Nyo Tea Garden

Reviewed By nadeskin

No-frills but cozy place that serves tea and delicious snacks and Myanmar sweets in a relaxed atmosphere. Only one of the staff speaks English, but all are friendly and welcoming.

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3. Cafe de Sittwe

G1 G2 Thet Ta Htar Street, Sittwe Myanmar Italian, Asian, Burmese +95 9 761 644800
Cafe de Sittwe

Reviewed By CP1866

There was no pizza, chicken or rice available. I ordered a simple chicken noodles and fries, took over one hour to arrive, and it was not busy! The noodles tasted like they had been cooked in shrimp paste...not nice, sent it back!

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2. Gisspanadi

Set Yone Su street, Sittwe Myanmar Seafood, Asian Dinner, Lunch Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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4 based on 22 reviews

Gisspanadi

Reviewed By ryetee

This restaurant was recommended to us by a Sittwe resident as "the best in town". I did not try all the others, so don't know if that is correct - but it certainly sets a good standard. Fresh, perfectly cooked seafood, sensible prices, icy beer and friendly, competent service.

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1. River Valley Restaurant

5 Main Street, Sittwe Myanmar Seafood, Burmese, Asian Dinner, Lunch Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Table Service
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3 based on 110 reviews

River Valley Restaurant

Reviewed By catztravelling

Nice restaurant just around the corner of the Memory Hotel.They serve a wide choice of very good and tasty food, a bit pricey.Service was good.Staff were very friendly and helpful, one of the spoke some English.

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