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1213 Burlingame Ave, Burlingame, CA 94010-4107
+1 650-343-3228
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good43%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“paratha” (16 reviews)
“coconut rice” (20 reviews)
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Asian, Burmese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1213 Burlingame Ave, Burlingame, CA 94010-4107
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago 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

Thank ULeadWillFollow
Reviewed 19 June 2017

This small restaurant has some of the best Nepalese and Northern Chinese food I've ever tasted. The Rainbow salad is a must! The Mongolian beef and orange chicken are succulent and ever so tasty. Paired with a bottle of Honda Pinot, this is a meal...More

Thank Randall S
Reviewed 3 May 2017

We've eaten at Mingalaba many times and obviously always enjoy there. Most everything is very good, but the only thing I recall specifically to recommend is their delicious Nan Gyi Dok. Wow, they sure make it great.

Thank Brent T
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed the delicious green tea leaf salad starter and then went on to the chicken main dishes + desert. If you are in for a Burmese treat - this it it!

Thank Thomas L
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

People really seem to rave about this restaurant, but we found it to just be average and very pricey. Mango salad is a real treat. I would go back for it alone any time. Better than the typical papaya salad. Also had palata which is...More

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31 January 2017|
Response from AMSTORM | Reviewed this property |
I think they're $8 to $12 per dish, pretty generous which encourages sharing.
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
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
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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