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Rangoon Ruby

680 Laurel St, At the intersection of Laurel and Cherry, San Carlos, CA 94070-3112
+1 650-592-1852
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good41%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“samosa soup” (7 reviews)
“tea salad” (7 reviews)
“coconut rice” (7 reviews)
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Asian, Burmese, Chinese, Indian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
680 Laurel St, At the intersection of Laurel and Cherry, San Carlos, CA 94070-3112
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I told them I can not have spice and the food came very Spicy. The server surly . Then the bill came and notice a charge for ACA never saw this charge outside of SFO , when asked they said it is required which it...More

Thank promoteu
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have dinner at this restaurant whenever we come to the SF area. The signature dish is the tea leaf salad which I wouldn't know anywhere else to get it. They have a variety of curry, thai type dishes. We usually pick a few dishes...More

Thank Ken S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every time I'm in San Carlos I can't wait to order the tea leaf salad. The best I've ever had. This time I added the catfish soup and was not disappointed. Can't wait to go back so I can order another delicacy. Service was excellent...More

Thank nuwildcat65
Mailei T, Public Relations Manager at Rangoon Ruby, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We're so flattered! Thank you for loving our Tea Leaf Salad and trying more of our cuisine. It is always a pleasure having you and sharing our delicacies together. We look forward to more visits with you :)

Reviewed 9 October 2018

We ate dinner here and the food and service was excellent. We sat outside on an cool evening but with the outdoor heaters it was very comfortable. We decided to eat family style so each of us ordered a different dish. That made for a...More

Thank mbabill
Mailei T, Public Relations Manager at Rangoon Ruby, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

Wonderful to hear! We appreciate your visit and kind words about our Fiery Tofu and Pumpkin Chicken Stew. It was a pleasure having you and we look forward to welcoming you back. Thank you for joining us!

Reviewed 3 October 2018

Good dining. Food was prepared perfectly. Service was good,. The restaurant's one disappointment is loudness. The tbles are packed in and the plan is open. The diners have difficulty talking.More

Thank moconnor94070
Mailei T, Public Relations Manager at Rangoon Ruby, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Thank you for the feedback! We are delighted that you had a great experience with our food and service. We apologize for the noisiness. This store is our flagship location and can get extremely busy depending on when you come in! However, it was a...More

Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Great place to get authentic Asian food. Very high quality. Prices are fair and the service is quick as needed.

Thank Mani M
Mailei T, Public Relations Manager at Rangoon Ruby, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018

We are pleased to hear that you had such a great experience. Thank you for loving our food and letting us host you! We look forward to having you back soon :)

Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Quality of food , service and upkeep of the restaurant in San Carlos is very good. Samosa soup is my favorite along with Mango Salad and green curry vegetables with Tofu is what I like out there.

Thank romnam
Mailei T, Public Relations Manager at Rangoon Ruby, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

We are thrilled to hear that you loved your experience with us. Thank you for dining with us and sharing our love for Authentic Burmese cuisine! We are looking forward to your next visit. Take Care, Rangoon Ruby

Reviewed 12 May 2018

I really enjoy Burmese cooking and Rangoon Ruby does an admirable job. My issue is that there are other spots near and they do a better job for less or equal money. Service was very good and the servers were helpful. Decor in most of...More

Thank TheBel
Reviewed 29 March 2018

Rare do I write such a review (context: foodie, SF area. grew up with great food. don't like to go out much because disappointed so often). Had the tea salad: nicely flavored. Not too spicy if you take out some of the fresno chili. Right...More

Thank FlyingCloud
Reviewed 21 March 2018

This is now the second time in a row I've eaten at Rangoon Ruby on consecutive trips to the Bay Area. The first time I went for lunch, and more recently I went for dinner. The tea leaf salad is quite special and not to...More

Thank PhillyMLE
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Some weeks ago the Rangoon Ruby restaurant in Burlingame, CA, posted a note outside their entrance saying that they were instituting a surcharge to each diner's bill to pay for the cost of medical insurance for their... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 680 Laurel St, At the intersection of Laurel and Cherry, San Carlos, CA 94070-3112
  • Public Transportation: Caltrain and Caltrans
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Carlos
  • Phone Number: +1 650-592-1852
  • E-mail
With accomplished chefs proficient in all of the specialties that make Asian-Burmese cuisine sought after by food aficionados, Rangoon Ruby is fast striking a chord with diners looking for a fresh, modern approach to one of Asia's most popular cuisines. Influenced by Indian, Thai and Chinese cooking, our authentic Burmese menu is complemented by an exquisite bar with signature Tiki cocktails including our eponymous Rangoon Ruby (a must try, for all first timers!). Rangoon Ruby goes the extra mile to bring you the ultimate dining experience. From our warm service staff to an extensive menu of outstanding dishes, our artfully designed interior and upscale ambiance, we provide the luxuries of dining in comfort and in style.
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