We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Mingalaba

1213 Burlingame Ave, Burlingame, CA 94010-4107
+1 650-343-3228
Website
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good42%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“paratha” (16 reviews)
“coconut rice” (20 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:30All hours
CUISINES
Asian, Burmese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1213 Burlingame Ave, Burlingame, CA 94010-4107
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (216)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 206 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Cherie Q
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

1  Thank travelagentreplies
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Reviews seemed so positive we decided to try while in Burlingame. The restaurant decor is nothing fancy but it seemed popular so I assumed the food was going to be great. The food was good. The menu provided plenty of selection. Where they fall short...More

Thank Blips53
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

This place gets busy fast, so be sure to book a table. They serve a variety of dishes, with different heat and cater well to vegetarians. I found the appetizers expensive, over $10 for 4 small samosas, but they were really tasty. Service was good...More

Thank Purplepuppy1
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We're have eaten at mingalaba many times and the food has never disappointed. Favorites are green papaya salad, mango fish... pretty much any of the Burmese dishes are very good. One one or two occasions I have tried Chnese dishes; these were good but not...More

Thank Frank R
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Reading the reviews and seeing the menu list and prices made us have some expectations. Lunch was not cheap, service was very pushy and not attentive. Food was average at best, spicy food was more like mild. Overall not a great experience. Still having food...More

Thank Daniele G
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Crepevine
159 reviews
.11 km away
Copenhagen Bakery & Cafe
206 reviews
.01 km away
Il Fornaio
235 reviews
.11 km away
Nearby Attractions
Shorebird Sanctuary
43 reviews
2.66 km away
The San Mateo Japanese Garden
168 reviews
2.89 km away
Bayfront Park
54 reviews
3.81 km away
Burlingame Museum of Pez Memorabilia
46 reviews
.21 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
stargirlbaker2013
31 January 2017|
Answer
Response from AMSTORM | Reviewed this property |
I think they're $8 to $12 per dish, pretty generous which encourages sharing.
1
Vote
cyclist425
17 September 2015|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
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 ~
0
Votes
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing