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Mandalay Restaurant & Cafe

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Asian, Vegetarian, Burmese
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930 Bonifant St, # 932, Silver Spring, MD 20910-4514
301-585-0500
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5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
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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
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 79
    Excellent
  • 58
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Delicious!

I've never eaten Burmese food before and I now know what I was missing. We're vegetarian and had a huge selection to choose from on the menu. The service was quick and friendly...like we were family...and everything was really, really good. We'll be back!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
Zisahmom
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  • Families with children
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English first
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I've never eaten Burmese food before and I now know what I was missing. We're vegetarian and had a huge selection to choose from on the menu. The service was quick and friendly...like we were family...and everything was really, really good. We'll be back!

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The food is flavorful and tasty. It is important to specify how spicy you want it to be, as some dishes can be quite hot. We have always had good service and have visited the restaurant many times as it is relatively close to us. Prices are reasonable.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Family owned and if the owner, founder is there, then the service is fabulous. sometimes the service is only mediocre. sometimes the wait staff is not well trained or informed.

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Maryland
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118 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Met some friends for lunch on July 4th at 11:30am and the service was great, because we were the only ones in the place for about an hour (and only one other group showed up before we left). Hadn’t been to Mandalay in years, but the food is just as good as I remember. We shared the samosas, vegetable soup... More 

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Needed a place to meet with friends; Silver Spring is conveniently located half way between our homes. I remembered enjoying a previous meal at Mandalay; we enjoy ethnic food so I recommended it as a meeting place. My friends were as pleased by my choice as I was. There is nothing more disappointing that recommending a place just to find... More 

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Luzon, Philippines
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

pros: their food was tasty and OK. it was similar to some thai dishes. cons: less servings and pricey for the dish you get.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We went for dinner to this nice , no nonsense restaurant a few days earlier. The food was simple, tasty and flavourful. They had two unique dalads - one with fermented tea leaves and another with ginger . I would recommned these . Stay away from the Mocktails as they are nothing but coloured water . The dishes we had... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

The salads are overdressed but that is the only way you can get them. The ginger one is piquant. The tea left one was flat. We also shared three entrees. Chicken number 13 was good. Noodle number one was fine. And eggplant was ok. I would not return as there are other cuisines I refer, even nearby, such as Thai... More 

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Mandalay is a ice family-run Burmese restaurant right in downtown Silver Spring. For those unfamiliar with the cuisine, the staff is always very helpful. Don't miss the salads and the popular semolina cake dessert, Shwe Kyi.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Mandalay is one of my favorite places to eat in Maryland area. I have visited Maryland about 4 times, and not once have I missed lunch at Mandalay. Our favorite item on the menu is DanPauk and ShweJi. DanPauk is a dish of chicken's dark meat cooked in onion curry and served over saffron flavored rice. It's texture and flavor... 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: Asian, Vegetarian, Burmese

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 930 Bonifant St, # 932, Silver Spring, MD 20910-4514
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Silver Spring
  • Phone Number: 301-585-0500

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Asian, Vegetarian, Burmese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
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

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