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“Five Star Food and Service, A Bit Pricey But Worth Supporting a Good Cause”
Review of Sanon

Sanon
Ranked #3 of 178 Restaurants in Bagan
Certificate of Excellence
Description: The Sanon Training Restaurant is a non-profit social enterprise. 'Sanon' meaning turmeric pays homage to classic Burmese influences. You'll experience local creative cuisine and receive great service. We focused on providing fantastic food and service but also changing the lives of disadvantaged youth by giving them first class training in hospitality and by providing meaningful employment opportunities. So come and visit us, relax, enjoy our clean but comfortable amenities, try some fantastic food and support a very worthy cause. Sanon is a non-profit social enterprise, all profits from the restaurant go to maintaining the restaurant, the students and our training program. We strive to make the restaurant as self-sufficient as possible but to keep operating we still need the support of generous patrons.
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Description: The Sanon Training Restaurant is a non-profit social enterprise. 'Sanon' meaning turmeric pays homage to classic Burmese influences. You'll experience local creative cuisine and receive great service. We focused on providing fantastic food and service but also changing the lives of disadvantaged youth by giving them first class training in hospitality and by providing meaningful employment opportunities. So come and visit us, relax, enjoy our clean but comfortable amenities, try some fantastic food and support a very worthy cause. Sanon is a non-profit social enterprise, all profits from the restaurant go to maintaining the restaurant, the students and our training program. We strive to make the restaurant as self-sufficient as possible but to keep operating we still need the support of generous patrons.
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Works to help train future restaurateurs in Myanmar, profits support their training. I service and food was amazing. I tried 3 snack dishes - grilled egg plant, cheese and potato fried croquettes, and ginger/pumpkin soup. All were amazing!! All fruit/veg is washed with purified water. Ice is purified. A nice selection of wine. Highly recommend.

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Thank cnawan
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Reviewed 30 May 2018

My friend and I enjoyed a lovely meal at Sanon, good range of food on the menu, and very attentive staff. Highly recommend!

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Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

Very service minded staff. I had the giant prawn+catfish curry and my wife the caramelized pork and both dishes were amazing! Meal, cocktails, beer, water all including tax was 33000 Kyats (24USD). Definitely a place to recommend!

Thank PaulWHK
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Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

I had a fantastic experience at sanon. Reasonably priced food and exceptional service in an idyllic tree lined setting. The literature available onsite is a fascinating window into the charity. Also had an opportunity to meet some of the staff—- highly recommended to eat and experience!

Thank Ali E
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Chris C, Webmaster at Sanon, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

Thanks Ali, great to hear you enjoyed our menu and got to learn about our social enterprise and the change we are trying to implement in the loves of local disadvantaged youth.

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Having travelled extensively in south east Asia and seen similar places supporting disadvantaged young people we really wanted to visit this restaurant, we were not disappointed. If you are expecting Michelin star food and surroundings then you are in the wrong place. If you want really good wholesome food and service form friendly and supportive staff then go to Sanon. We had great friendly service, smiling faces a real clean and pleasant environment and the knowledge that we supporting something really worthwhile.

Great work Sanon and thank you for a wonderful meal.

Thank Andrew H
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Chris C, Webmaster at Sanon, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

Thank you Andrew for your feedback. We are glad after making a special effort to visit us you werent disappointed. We think Sanon is a very special place. We aim to provide good food in a pleasant environment for our guests. In return their patronage diectly contributes to our program to change the lives of our students, all of which come from a disadvantaged background.

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