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Trapeze European Cuisine

266 Lorton Ave, Burlingame, CA 94010-4204
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Ranked #24 of 148 restaurants in Burlingame
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: European
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Burlingame Ave.
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90% Recommend
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English first
Half Moon Bay, CA
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65 reviews 65 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

First visit for lunch, friendly staff that allowed us time for friends to chat without rushing the food. The risotto with shrimp was fabulous!

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Burlingame, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Great menu tasty food excellent and most friendly service. Full bar and great wine selection. I go here on my own when out of town guests come to visit me or just to even hang by the bar, at any rate each time I come here I'm treated like family and I mean family! Always get hugs right at the... More

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South San Francisco
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39 reviews 39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

This was our first time in this Mediterranean restaurant. Great experience - good food; we enjoyed their steak and the Greek salad and the paella. The veal piccata was also excellent. Service was above par. We brought our own wine - but there were 4 of us and one bottle did not last long. We'll be back and we'll make... More

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59 reviews 59 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

We have been there a couple of times. The ambiance, food presentation and service is quite good. It can get on the noisy side, but if you ask to sit by the window, it is the perfect spot for a nice conversation.

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Bay Area
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554 reviews 554 reviews
444 restaurant reviews
187 helpful votes 187 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013

Mediterranean Had only come here for lunch before Love their pancetta appetizer Nice layout, banquet room in the back We enjoyed the Caesar & house Trapeze salads They have homemade pasta dishes that we did not try. The spinach fettucine & spaghetti sausage dishes were good Have whole wheat pasta, by request Nice wine by glass & by bottle; full... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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43 reviews 43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

In SFO area on business and a ex colleague recently moved to Burlingame and met up for a meal. #1 or 2 on Open Table and good reviews on here as well so thought I'd try it although I'm picky with Italian food (and European). Awesome experience. Great food and service, very traditional atmosphere although a little quiet. Only let... More

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Fort Worth, Texas
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2012

I visit the Bay area frequently, and usually stay in Burlingame. I happened upon Trapeze several weeks ago for a business dinner and had the pasta with clam sauce, which was very good. About a week ago, I returned and had one of the best steaks I've ever ordered. I arrived at Trapeze in a carnivorous mood. On the menu... More

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Amarillo, Texas
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90 reviews 90 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2012

We were on a business trip, staying in Burlingame for the meetings. One evening, we took the town trolley shuttle to downtown. Not far from the train station, we found this restaurant with sidewalk tables. It turned out to have excellent service, fresh salads, and nicely done, good food. It has a definite European atmosphere, much like the street cafes... More

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73 reviews 73 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2012 via mobile

Very friendly staff met us and we're equally friendly during the entire meal. Went with the suggestions of the waiter including many of the specials and was not disappointed.

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Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

Party of 4 - tasted everything - all fabulous - some addicting flavors - prices very reasonable - wish it were in my neighborhood.

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