Dining and Eating Out in Ulaanbaatar

The Most Famous Restaurants in UB
These 10 hand-picked restaurants below are the most famous in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. They represent the best of international and national dishes well, and can be found easily.

# 01: Modern Nomads Restaurant

Modern Nomads are proud of Mongolia's culinary traditions and offers the guests the taste of rich Mongolian food culture, traditional dishes with unique and natural flavors, and all using local ingredients, presented in modern dining style.
The restaurant introduces nomadic Mongolian culture, tradition and ancient classical cookery and there is always a lively, friendly atmosphere.

#02: bd’s Mongolian Barbeque Restaurant

This is the first barbeque restaurant in Mongolia very popular with locals and visitors. Offers a Create Your Own Stir-Fry concept where the quests can choose their own meal ingredients from a great variety of meat, seafood, vegetables, salads, souses and spices.

#03: California Restaurant

One of Ulaanbaatar’s most popular eating places for foreigners, this restaurant has an outstanding reputation for its burgers, steaks, salads, and excellent wines. The US-style breakfasts are some of the best around. Sit in the airy atrium for maximum sunlight and try to catch the attention of the waiters as they zip around serving mountainous portions to the hungry masses.

#04: Le Bistrot Francais Restaurant

This excellent bistro is simply and stylishly decorated with black-and-white photographs of Parisian scenes. You may choose a variety of starts, including delicious pate, quiche and snails in garlic butter.
The pork chops are a recommended main dish. It’s popular with expats and Mongolian corporate big shots looking for some Rive Gauche ambiance.

#05: Hazara Indian Restaurant

One of the longest running North Indian restaurants in Mongolia for authentic Mughlai and Dum-Pukht cuisine. With an Indian owner, the food is authentic and the atmosphere is relaxed. With ethnic music and candlelit tables separated by curtains, the food completes the experience.

#06: Los Bandidos Restaurant

Los Bandidos serves both Mexican and Indian cuisine. The Mexican dishes are surprisingly good, although each dish is essentially the same thing, just presented in a different format. They serves nachos, fajitas, enchiladas and burritos, as well as meals hot from the tandoori oven.

#07: The Ivy Restaurant

Located in downtown of Ulaanbaatar, a truly extraordinary dining experience is ultimate example of fine dining in Ulaanbaatar.
The menus reflected seasonal and specialty items, carefully selected and intricately prepared by experienced kitchen staff. The fine dining wine and liquor selections is on the high end.

#08: Monet Restaurant
Monet is a very popular restaurant in an excellent location on the 17th floor of the Central Tower beside Sukhbaatar Square. Guests are always very comfortable and happy with the delicious meals, amazing views, and professional service. Monet’s has views over the entire city include the Bogd Khan Mountains.
#09: Veranda Restaurant


The Veranda restaurant is a Located right from the Choijin Lama Temple you can seat in comfortable sofa or, in summer time.Veranda offers a good variety of European style cuisine. In summer they have balcony seating overlooking a Buddhist temple and service is of a high standard.

#10: Luna Blanca - Vegetarian restaurant
One of the very few all vegetarian restaurants in UB, this place remains very popular for its consistently tasty and healthy food..The menu serves traditional Mongolian meals in vegetarian style, plus it has an assortment of salads, soups, and original dishes. The service is prompt and professional and prices are great.