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Mingalaba

1213 Burlingame Ave, Burlingame, CA 94010
(650) 343-3228
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Ranked #3 of 149 Restaurants in Burlingame
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Reservations
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English first
CA
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

A colleague recommended this restaurant and it didn't disappoint. There were four of us and we got a table right away before they got busy. We shared two appetizers and each had an entree. The green papaya salad was excellent. One person in our group does not like spicy food much so be sure to ask when you order. The... More

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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Burlingame cuisine continues to surprise me! I visited this restaurant while staying near the airport. The food was great and this part of Burlingame is very nice. I had the Samusas for an appetizer, the Rainbow Chicken for the entree and the fried green beans. I could have shared the chicken with my co-worker. There was plenty of food! I... More

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Lansing, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The place is small and very popular, so it is crowded and a bit rushed. However, food is excellent and the 3 of us thoroughly enjoyed everything we had. Would absolutely return.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Wonderful food, mix of exotic spices from Thai and Chinese cuisine creates a unique flavor. Place was packed when we went on a weeknight, shows the popularity. Service is pretty decent once you get seated. Not ideal for a romantic setting but perfect for awesome food.

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Dublin, Ireland
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78 reviews 78 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 via mobile

After 3 attempts to eat here, I was finally able to enjoy its food. The flavours are wonderful, the sauce is well prepared. My only disappointment was the flavoured tea. It is too sweet. However, the tea leaf salad and basil fish was supreme

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Atherton, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We arrived just before closing on a weeknight and were so glad we got the last seats in the packed restaurant. Staff were polite and attentive, despite our late arrival. The spicy basil beef was tender and packed with flavor. The saffron rice and chicken curry also were delicious. Affordable pricing. We liked the hustle and bustle of people happily... More

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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

We went there with my colleagues on Wednesday and the food was delicious. Since it was mid- week, we did not have to wait to be seated. The place get very busy during weekends and at least 30 mi utes waiting time is expected. The interior was basic and the level of noise is quite high so we could barely... More

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Burlingame, California
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129 reviews 129 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
184 helpful votes 184 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

I have always wanted to try this Burmese restaurant since they seemed so popular. I went with 2 other people on a Saturday afternoon. We arrived at the restaurant at 5 pm, put our names down on the wait list and were told the wait time was at least 30 minutes. We were finally seated after several attempts of people... More

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San Francisco
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This little restaurant in Burlingame is always crowded! Expect to wait a bit if you're going at peak meal times. Favorites include Tea Leaf Salad, Green Papaya Salad, Pumpkin Yellow Chicken. But almost everything here is good. You can't go wrong.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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56 reviews 56 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Sitting down in an unadorned restaurant on a noveaux mainstreet across from a Banana Republic, you say "did I come all the way out here to pay $12 for some run-of-the-mill food?", but you decide to give it a go, and order the tea leaf salad as part of a lunch combination. The tea leaf salad comes, is mixed at... More

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