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Burma Superstar

1345 Park St, Alameda, CA 94501-4533
+1 510-522-6200
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tea leaf salad” (37 reviews)
“rainbow salad” (26 reviews)
“coconut rice” (29 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 9:30 PMAll hours
Asian, Burmese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1345 Park St, Alameda, CA 94501-4533
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We ate here after hearing of its enormous popularity in the Bay Area. The food was flavorsome, and the service nice, but ultimately we felt it did not justify all the hype, and was quite pricey for what it was; essentially Burmese style food to...More

Thank discerning t
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Burma Superstar doesn't take reservations but they will allow you to call in and put your name on the list. We did that and was told it would be about 30-40 minutes wait, we showed up 30 minutes later and still had to wait another...More

Thank J T
Reviewed 20 November 2017

Our experience at Burma Superstar's SF location was 5-star excellent. However, on our recent visit to its location in Alameda, we were a bit underwhelmed. The food was still good, just not as outstanding as our previous experience. That said, it's a still a recommended...More

Thank PeanutButters
Reviewed 7 November 2017

My wife ate here a couple months ago and raved about it. Now it was my turn to give it a try and I was not dissapointed. We both had one of their lunch specials. I had the chili lamb and my wife had the...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 6 October 2017

I had never heard of Burmese food, but was happy to try it. Nothing on the menu looked familiar, but all the descriptions sounded unique and delicious. I wanted to try everything. We had their famous salad as well as a few other items, shrimp...More

Thank mmb198
Reviewed 20 September 2017

This place is worth the wait. Lines out the door but not an extraordinarily long wait. The food is incredible. Was not sure what to expect. Never ate Burmese food before. We tried several dishes which we shared. Everything was outstanding. We had the rainbow...More

Thank aries2748
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Excellent Food. Delicious Dishes with plenty. We ordered a variety of main selections and shared each others dishes. My Aunt especially like the Tea Leaf Salad. The Coconut Rice was so good I could of had another bowl for Dessert!

Thank Teresa C
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Burma Superstar is a small, very popular restaurant on the main street in Alameda. There is almost always a line but it is worth the wait. Tea leaf salad is a specialty and you can now get it to go. The mango basil chicken is...More

Thank annleem
Reviewed 14 August 2017

I had one of the lunch specials - the Fiery Shrimp which was cooked with smoked Tofu, string beans and red peppers. It also came with a Samusa Soup (lentils and chick peas) with pieces of falafel and samosa. Great flavors, good level of heat....More

Thank Carolyn K
Reviewed 8 August 2017

The quality of the food brings in lots of people, so it's often busy with a line hovering at the door. Narrow aisles between the tables does give it a hurried atmosphere. My wife and I have eaten here multiple times. The wait has ranged...More

Thank Old_grey_but_spry
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Questions & Answers
Karuna A
10 May 2017|
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Response from Valerie W | Reviewed this property |
I would call the restaurant directly. According to Burma's website, they only have gift cards for their San Francisco location. However, they may accommodate your request if you called them directly.
31 August 2016|
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Response from susan J | Reviewed this property |
This restaurant allows service dogs only , there is no patio & no outdoor seating.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1345 Park St, Alameda, CA 94501-4533
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Alameda
  • Phone Number: +1 510-522-6200
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