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Mandalay Restaurant & Cafe

930 Bonifant St, # 932, Silver Spring, MD 20910-4514
301-585-0500
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Ranked #4 of 323 Restaurants in Silver Spring
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $10
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Burmese, Vegetarian
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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English first
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

This is a great restaurant. We love it every time we go. It is family owned, friendly, and the food is delicious. We travel a long way to get there and it's worth it.

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Never having tasted Burmese cuisine before, I wasn't sure what to expect. I'd describe it as a cross between Indian & Asian as Myanmar is situated at the crossroads between the two. An understated dining room, friendly service and delectable flavored made this a memorable experience. Big flavors coupled with fresh ingredients!

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Durham, North Carolina
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We began eating at Mandalay when it was a 'hole in the wall' in College Park. We left the area for NC in 2006, but return to the DC area 1-2 times/year to visit. We always make a point of eating at Mandalay. The food is outstanding, and extremely veg friendly. All vegetarian entrees are vegan. The service is fine.... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Ok, this was the ONLY Burmese food I've ever had, so my frame of reference is limited. But I would keep coming back here over and over if I didn't live 3500 miles away. I basically let my server choose my food for me. I had the Lethoke Sone as a starter. A touch greasy, but delish. Get it. Also... More 

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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142 reviews 142 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

I've been getting take-out from here for a few years (while my wife I babysit for our grandson), but never ate in the restaurant. We were glad we came, because the menu was much larger and the food, as usual, was unusual, with spices that had us wondering how they could make their sometimes plain ingredients taste so special. Sour... More 

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Rockville, Maryland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Ever since my office relocated to Silver Spring, Mandalay has been the go to place for birthday celebrations or just plain lunchtime stomach grumbling. Although influences from China, India and Thailand are apparent, Burmese cuisine has its own unique identity, and it surprises me that it has not caught on as well as other South East Asian offerings. The menu... More 

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Several people had (unsolicited) mentioned that this was a good place, and I'm glad I finally tried it.I'd never had Burmese food before and was eager to try it. The atmosphere is not fancy but was warm and homey - even though we went in the middle of the week the dining room was full and there were at least... More 

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I love this place!! The food is excellent and the service is awesome. This feels like a little mom and pop store from another era. This is my favorite place to eat at in Silver Spring. The noodle dishes served at room temperature sound kind of scary but they are now my favorite.

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Maryland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We set out to celebrate a friend's birthday in a happy mood, arriving at the restaurant a bit before it opened at 5:00 last Saturday. After hanging around the front door for a while reading the lengthy, aggressive message posted on the front door warning solicitors and salespeople not to dare bother them, we were allowed to come in by... More 

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

This is one of my favorite neighborhood restaurants. The food is great and the service is wonderfully friendly. We especially love the salads, which don't involve any lettuce but lots of cabbage and finely chopped peanuts on top. The ginger salad is amazing, and the fermented tealeaf is good and a little funky. The noodle dishes are good, but so... More 

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Additional Information about Mandalay Restaurant & Cafe

Address: 930 Bonifant St, # 932, Silver Spring, MD 20910-4514
Phone Number: 301-585-0500
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Silver Spring
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: Burmese, Vegetarian

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