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Burma Superstar

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1345 Park St, Alameda, CA 94501
(510) 522-6200
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11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • 51
    Excellent
  • 26
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Tea Leaf Salad!

I love this restaurant. I love the vegetarian choices. I love the tea leaf salad with flavors that make you savor every bite. This is my go to restaurant when I want a flavorful meal.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
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English first
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

I love this restaurant. I love the vegetarian choices. I love the tea leaf salad with flavors that make you savor every bite. This is my go to restaurant when I want a flavorful meal.

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Alameda
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Alameda's delighted to have this SF and Berkeley renowned restaurant in our neighborhood. It's immensely popular both for lunch and dinner, and for good reason. I've never had a bad meal here. The tea leaf salad is delicious, as are too many other things on the menu to detail. Enjoy!

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Alameda, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Tea Leaf Salad or any of the others very tasty! Chili Lamb is outstanding too. Have been going there for several years. The place is very popular, expect to stand in line on the busy nights!

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Alameda, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Everyone should try this delicious food from Burma. Everything is great especially their special tea salad. Explained and mixed right at your table. Small place with excellent staff.

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San Francisco
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128 restaurant reviews
144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Food is absolutely AMAZING. Price is a bit shocking. Tea leaf salad is the best thing on earth. Nuts, lettuce, tomato, fermented tea leaves, dried shrimp. Mango chicken is the second best thing on earth. Spicy, sweet, fresh, and voluminous. Only complaint: They charged me for a simple coke refill. Go out of your way to eat here. You won't... More 

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San Francisco Bay Area
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Burma Superstar in Alameda(and Berkeley) is one of the best restaurants in town! The food is fabulous, the service is fast and gracious. They move customers through well and without making them feel rushed and explain the food well for newcomers! I highly recommend this gem.

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Alameda, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015 via mobile

I have been here several times. My last visit the food was uninspired, but sometimes it is delicious especially the spicy stirfry tofu and the tea leaf salad. The price is about 1 1/2 times an average Asian neighborhood restaurant.

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Billings, Montana
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Unless you want to stand outside for 90 minutes waiting while others seem to magically get tables the second they arrive, do what everyone else is doing: 1. Call the restaurant 60-90 minutes before you want to eat. If they don't answer, hang up and keep calling back until they do. Then ask to be put on their waiting list.... More 

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Alameda, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

My wife and I have both eaten at Burma Superstar in Alameda at least 20 times. In fact, we went there before it assumed its present name, and was under the tutelage of a wonderful owner/chef. Throughout this 12 year period, this restaurant has maintained very good standards for its food and pricing (very reasonable cost for fairly complex dishes).... More 

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Alameda, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Burma Superstar is the best of the best. I save it for special occassions. The pea leaves and the Sesame Beef should not be passed up and the tamarind cocktail rocks.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1345 Park St, Alameda, CA 94501
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Alameda
  • Phone Number: (510) 522-6200

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Burmese
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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