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Rangoon Food Culture Tours

AYA Bank | next to City Hall and across the road from Immanuel Church, Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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Terrific street food tour!

I’ve taken four tours with James. He is a terrific host, a charming young man, and has worked out... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Valerie B
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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One of the Best!

Thanks James for the food culture tour. We learnt so much of Myanmar food history in such a short... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2018
Jimmy L
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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 to the culinary delights of Myanmar food since 2013.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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AYA Bank | next to City Hall and across the road from Immanuel Church, Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

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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.

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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

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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.

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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

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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!

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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

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James B, Manager at Rangoon Food Culture Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 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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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

From start to finish James was a fantastic guide. He made me feel very much at home in his city. There was a great variety of food - make sure you are hungry before you do the tour! Very highly recommended.

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James B, Manager at Rangoon Food Culture Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2018

Thank you so much for your highly recommendation and appreciation for guide. We are very happy that you feel Yangon as home and you had a great variety of food by our tour.

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Reviewed 7 March 2018

I love trying local favorites but an cautious about eating at food stalls myself, so an evening with James was a perfect introduction to Burmese foods. We ate our way thru many-many dishes from a variety of vendors and each one was a mouth watering...More

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James B, Manager at Rangoon Food Culture Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2018

We thank you very much for taking time to recommend about our tour and really appreciate your wonderful feedback! We will continue to try our best.

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Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

I really loved this street food tour. I didn’t know much about the food in Myanmar and after seeing so many interesting street foods around Yangon I thought this would be a good way to discover what was on offer. I was not wrong! It...More

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James B, Manager at Rangoon Food Culture Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

Thank you so much for your time to write review for us. We appreciate you for your choosing our tour on your first trip to Myanmar. We are happy that you loved and had no issue with our service. Hope to see you next time...More

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Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

James is a top notch tour guide. He is charming and personable, speaks extremely good English — our whole group laughed the entire time. This being my second tour with James, I love how he shares about the culture of the city and points out...More

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James B, Manager at Rangoon Food Culture Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 February 2018

Thank you so much for your greatest recommendation about our food tour and the appreciation of our tour guide. We are so glad that you chose us for your second time to Myanmar. We are always welcoming you to serve and take you to the...More

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Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Wasn’t familiar with Burmese food at first, but James was an expert with food and explained with love! Last December was my second time in Yangon, but my first time taking this tour. Definitely boosted my experience with Burmese food because my first trip here...More

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James B, Manager at Rangoon Food Culture Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2018

Thank you for taking time to write review for us. We are so glad that you had experienced Burmese food by taking our food tour with an expert guide. We are looking forward to serving you different tours for your next visit!

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