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270 Lorton Ave, Burlingame, CA 94010-4204
+1 650-347-7687
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Aurora, Colorado
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Most delicious soups and salads ever. Friendly and helpful staff! Definitely don't want to miss this. Awesome for lunch! Nicely priced!

Thank FlyFishingFam
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38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

We stopped here on a recommendation from family. We stopped for a late lunch and the place was busy and obviously popular. The pros were they had quite a variety of food choices, what we ordered was good and the outside seating was nice and casual. For the cons, we had 8 in our group on two orders of 4... More 

Thank keipem
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

This is my best kept secret in Burlingame (not anymore I guess). This place is great for both lunch or dinner. Great for kids, groups or solo. Easy parking lot across the street or on the street. Service is always good. Check website for menu is surprisingly good for a casual place in this sometime uppity area.

Thank Carmelo M
Charlotte, North Carolina
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83 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Had a nice late lunch here. Good food, good service, and a lot of nice outdoor seating where you can enjoy the lovely weather.

Thank JAR14
Phoenix, Arizona
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64 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

We stumbled on this little gem located on a side-street when walking down the main drag in Burlingame. One of us saw the sign and the name sounded interesting so we decided to investigate. It didn't look like much from the outside, but when we went inside and looked at the menu we were so glad we'd taken the detour!... More 

Thank Denise A
Marco Island, Florida
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67 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

Urban Bistro was a great find! There were so many healthy options as well as gluten/dairy ones. The option of kale-slaw as a side was super too! The service was very quick and it was an all-around wonderful place to have a meal.

Thank australianshepard
Redwood City, California
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95 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

It's hard not to find something you like on this varied menu. Great variety of soups, salads and sandwiches. Enjoy the inviting covered patio in the front. Clean and nice and family friendly.

Thank Kate197065
Barrie, Canada
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224 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016

First time visitor to this location. Recommended by friends to try the Urban Bistro in Burlingame....glad we did. The dining experience from start to finish was excellent. Variety of comfort food options available from soups, salads, sandwiches, burgers, etc. Eat in, take out or even catering option available. All items priced accordingly. Very friendly and clean establishment. Easy ordering process... More 

Thank sandra98walter
Burlingame, California
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77 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

Urban Bistro is the perfect place to eat when you want a decent meal and a fair price. There is little ambiance but service is quite good. I like to go there with kids as there is plenty of room to roam and people are more relaxed. Salads and sandwiches are well made. Fun place to go in good weather... More 

Thank TheBel
Pennsylvania, USA
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681 reviews
333 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 345 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

First time here, and not bad at all. Quick service and a nice selection of food. The split pea soup was adequate, but the fish tacos were good. Best of all, it is less busy than other restaurants since it is on a side street.

Thank CuriousTravelerRadio

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Soups, Pizza, International, European, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 270 Lorton Ave, Burlingame, CA 94010-4204
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Burlingame
  • Phone Number: +1 650-347-7687

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?