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Mingalaba

1213 Burlingame Ave, Burlingame, CA 94010-4107
+1 650-343-3228
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good44%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tea leaf salad” (31 reviews)
“paratha” (18 reviews)
“coconut rice” (22 reviews)
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CUISINES
Asian, Burmese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
1213 Burlingame Ave, Burlingame, CA 94010-4107
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1 - 10 of 214 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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 4 weeks ago 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 27 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
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Very popular restaurant, almost always a wait to get in. Some dishes are excellent such as Tea Leaf Salad, However, the staff usually rushes people in order to get turn over since rent is outrageously high. In contrast, last week, we had to pester the...More

Thank LH L
Reviewed 6 September 2017

If toy are looking for very good Burmese food with an affordable price in Burlingame, go no further. Mingalabe is the place. It has been my " go-to" place for the last 20 years. It has not failed me. You must arrive early, put your...More

Thank TravelW
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

If you enjoy asian or Indian food then you will love Burmese, and Mingalaba was not disappointing! My boyfriend and I were only in town for one night so we tried to get as much food as we could handle. We started with the parath...More

Thank Crisi C
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Anyone who likes Asian cuisine will be thrilled to dine here, where the flavors of diverse cultures mingle more harmoniously than the nation the restaurant represents. Burmese food incorporates ingredients and techniques from the cuisines of its neighbors Thailand and Laos to the east, Bangladesh,...More

1  Thank Cherie Q
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Everytime we eat at Mingalaba, we over-order on the appetizers and the salads. We're so stuffed after 6 to 8 varieties, we don't seem to make it to their mains. I think we only went that far when we were 10 diners! Their food is...More

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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, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 21:30
Saturday
11:00 - 21:30
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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