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We take you on a taste adventure through the streets of Yangon to explore the local food traditions and meet the people behind the food. Our owner and guide, James, is one of the original food tour guides in Yangon and has been introducing visitors...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
AYA Bank | next to City Hall and across the road from Immanuel Church, Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
+95 9 963 642700
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I met James on a typically hot and busy weekday morning. He took me for some typical street snacks and breakfast foods, an excellent small street market, and for some classic curries and desserts for lunch. I’m a Chef and he was able to answer...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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JamesB11358, Owner at Rangoon Food Culture Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your recommendation! I also enjoyed introducing Myanmar foods and culture of Yangon to you, Master Chef.

Reviewed 1 January 2019

We joined the “snack tour” with James and we loved it. Don’t think you will just have a few snacks on this tour. There is enough food to get you through the rest of the day and evening. James is charming and knows his stuff...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 January 2019

the tour guide is the owner "James"; he speaks excellent English and is a very friendly - kind person. James was very attentive to my wife's request for vegetarian / plant based food options. My two suggestions; 1 try to eat in small portions during...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 30 November 2018 via mobile

James is an excellent guide, explaining in details the food and the culture in Myanmar, giving me the chance the taste the best food in Yangon. It was a really fantastic tour, and I highly recommend to everyone who would like to learn more about...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

The walking food tour I took with James is one of the highlights of my time in Myanmar. James is incredibly polite and speaks perfect English. He answered every question I had for him and did it with enthusiasm. James knows Yangon well and the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

I’ve taken four tours with James. He is a terrific host, a charming young man, and has worked out an excellent tour illustrating the wide range of Myanmar snack and street foods. He can also tailor the tour to accommodae vegetarians, he will slow down...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Thanks James for the food culture tour. We learnt so much of Myanmar food history in such a short time. It goes to show your knowledge and professionalism.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

A comprehensive introduction to the various ethnic cuisines of Myanmar. James was a fantastic host and went out of is way to personalise the tour. James really knows his city and country but also knows what visitors like. He guided me to try many dishes...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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james b, Owner at Rangoon Food Culture Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

Thank you for your precious review for us. We really appreciate that you enjoy the tour and our hosting behalf of Myanmar.

Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

James, is a surprise friend to represent Yangon perfectly. I'd book the dinner tour with James and did check if a later timing (as my flight landed a little late) to start the tour is possible and James agreed. And due to some other delay...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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james b, Owner at Rangoon Food Culture Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

What a cheerful recommendation! I really appreciate to serve you as a close friend and I had fun with you on the tours. Thank you for writing review and giving information to others about me. Hope to see you again!

Reviewed 8 March 2018

Whether it's your first time or tenth+ time to Yangon, I would highly recommend going on the snack tour. James is incredibly friendly, knowledgable and reliable. EVERYTHING was delicious! I still find myself craving for the snacks that James introduced me to, such as the...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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James B, Manager at Rangoon Food Culture Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2018

Thank you for taking time to write recommendation for us. We are so glad that you had an experience of your life time with us. We would like to serve you again with another delicious yummy food tour!

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