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Mingalaba

1213 Burlingame Ave, Burlingame, CA 94010-4107
+1 650-343-3228
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good43%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tea leaf salad” (32 reviews)
“paratha” (18 reviews)
“coconut rice” (22 reviews)
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Asian, Burmese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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1213 Burlingame Ave, Burlingame, CA 94010-4107
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1 - 10 of 219 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great service and exceptional food. The mixed grains salad 🥗 so good. Shrimp dish superb!! Made a believer out of me.

Thank TheBel
Reviewed 13 January 2018

This is my first review ever but I was so discussed by the food and disappointed by the service that I felt convicted to say something. My husband and I were very excited to try this restaurant as two friends recommended it as very good!...More

Thank Cathy B
Reviewed 3 January 2018

I used to get food to go a lot - the restaurant is cramped, not very nice, nor clean so we would get food to go. After a while the food became tired with a lot of lemon wedges filling up the take out boxes...More

Thank Cindy H
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

We eat here regularly and this is the second year we have had Christmas Eve dinner here. They don’t take reservations and you can’t be seated until your entire party is present. The food is consistently excellent, service is great, you can’t go wrong here....More

Thank sjansenavon
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

We’ve enjoyed Mingalaba since it opened. Get there early! It fills up quickly. Delicious Burmese food and if you’re not a fan....Chinese fare also!

Thank bniniss
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

Excellent preparation of dishes and an extensive menu from which to choose. Consistency and quality of ingredients are what sets this apart from the other Burmese restaurant in town. Prepare to wait in line, but it’s worth it for a meal of memorable flavors and...More

Thank mcmanzotartan
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Food was better than expected. Service was ok due to a busy evening. I would definitely go back when I am in town.

Thank Timo L
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Lovely evening in Burlingame! Our food was delicious and the service was great. We didn't feel rushed at all even though it was very busy. It is small but the noise level is very acceptable. Don't miss the tea leaf salad!

Thank Susieforthebecki
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Still not really sure what Burmese food is. I guess a cross between Indian, Thai, and Chinese. It kind of felt like a place where the Silicon Valley set can say, "Let's go for Burmese food" to sound cool. Interestingly, there is a Burmese place...More

Thank KrisK_8
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Went here on a Friday night and was lucky enough to get a seat after we waited for 10 minutes. We ordered the paratha, tea leaf salad, lamb kebat and garlic noodles. Our favorites are the tea leaf salad and the lamb kebat. Tip: try...More

Thank BPenuliar2015
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stargirlbaker2013
30 January 2017|
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Response from AMSTORM | Reviewed this property |
I think they're $8 to $12 per dish, pretty generous which encourages sharing.
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cyclist425
17 September 2015|
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Response from AMSTORM | Reviewed this property |
I would think so as I believe rice is gluten free, and they use chickpea flour in their falafel ball soup. You'd have to check ~ Usually asian food is fairly easily navigated ~
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1213 Burlingame Ave, Burlingame, CA 94010-4107
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Burlingame
  • Phone Number: +1 650-343-3228
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