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Burma Superstar

4721 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA 94609-2023
+1 510-652-2900
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“tea leaf salad” (41 reviews)
“coconut rice” (50 reviews)
“rainbow salad” (19 reviews)
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Asian, Burmese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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4721 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA 94609-2023
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My vegetarian self was thrilled by all the options on the menu and my husband and niece loved sharing my veggie food especially the tea salad and samosa apps. I had a fantastic entree of tofu with garlic noodles and they shared a tasty lamb...More

Thank LynneCohen
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

This restaurant has the most unique,flavorful and delicious dishes. I have been to all three locations and they're all wonderful. You have to have the Tea Leaf salad and the samusa soup... don't forget the coconut milk rice also. Don't be afraid to try something...More

Thank June Y
Reviewed 28 March 2018

Even though there were people waiting outside, we were able to get a seat right away at a large shared table. Menu items highlight very fresh ingredients used and that probably explain the somewhat higher prices. Waiting staff was very friendly and fast. Food started...More

Thank Volvodadfast
Reviewed 20 March 2018

Great meal and atmosphere, we tried the well known salad which seemingly came immediately after we ordered. Coconut rice and shrimp were so good and the dessert was so copious with coconut ice cream and fried bananas, a personal favorite. Almost forgot the thai iced...More

Thank CaitlinRebecca88
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

If you only have one night in Oakland go to Burma Superstar. Yes, you might have to wait for a table but you will be amply rewarded. It's our daughter's favorite and she took us there while we are out here visiting. Do get the...More

Thank Alan G
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Sure, you’re gonna be waiting a while to get a table but rest assured that the meal Burma Superstar will serve you (in a jiffy as service is very fast and efficient) it’s gonna be well worth the wait. You have to start with the...More

Thank Ocalas
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Great food! Can get crowded at usual peak hours of lunch and dinner, so expect a little wait or get there early.

Thank patria1
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

I've been going to the Oakland and Alameda versions of this restaurant for many years. I like the Myanmarese food and the service is fine. I cut them a star for noise, especially the one on Telegraph. The crowd noise is deafening at busy times...More

Thank Don04221958
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

Loved the tea leaf salad - lots of fresh ingredients chopped up with fresh squeezed lemon juice & fermented tea leaves! Sounds odd, but a must have! Good cocktails & friendly efficient staff.

Thank Wepogal
Reviewed 30 January 2018

Great selection of recipes from south east Asia, served well. The food here is much better than anything I ate in week in Burma, or Myanmar, as it is now called.

Thank Jon H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4721 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA 94609-2023
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 510-652-2900
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