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Burma Superstar Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$$
The Richmond
Asian, Thai, Burmese
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309 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94118-2315
(415) 387-2147
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11:30 am - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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    Very good
  • 37
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  • 9
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Such a tasty treat!

This restaurant looks better on the inside than it would seem from the outside. And the food is super tasty! It is not so much that the food is spicy, but rather, the combination of flavors and textures that are unusual and balanced. For instance, the Tea Leaf Salad is presented with it's... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
lorabaum
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Charlottesville, Virginia
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
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Charlottesville, Virginia
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88 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

This restaurant looks better on the inside than it would seem from the outside. And the food is super tasty! It is not so much that the food is spicy, but rather, the combination of flavors and textures that are unusual and balanced. For instance, the Tea Leaf Salad is presented with it's components in different quadrants of the plate... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

I love the food but the lines are horrendous and it's kind of expensive. Still, an SF landmark worthy of a visit.

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Miami, Florida
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 NEW

This place is amazing, offering a wide menu of very different foods. Their House Brew is fantastic and a Must Try! goes great with their food. Many dished come with table side server prepares. Very high quality ingredients! Service was quick and friendly. We had to wait for our table just 10-15 min, they have a comfortable bench outside with... More 

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Northern California
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

I've been eating at Burma Super Star since they opened. Sadly I live 90 minutes from the city now, so only get there a couple times a year. Their food is reliably wonderful. I went last night and my friend I started by sharing the Tea Leaf Salad and the Fried Tofu. Both are unexpectedly delicious. The tea leaf salad... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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50 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015 via mobile

A family member living in San Francisco recommended Burma Superstar to us and specifically the tea leaf salad. We were told yo call ahead to put our name on the list, as the place gets crowded with locals. Outside the smell of the fabulous spices used in their dishes welcomed us and we were promptly seated. Warm service and excellent... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

This is a tiny hole in the wall restaurant, that focuses on "family style" eating (e.g. order a couple of entrees to split among you), and that's rather unfortunate - because it's extremely popular, and cramped. If you're wanting a relaxing place to eat, chat, and recover from walking 30 miles across the bay city, then this is certainly not... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

I'm impatience so not allowing reservations and having people wait for hours is not exactly my ideas of fun. By the time we get the food, it's ho hum. Not to mention Clement is a pain for me to get to.

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Honolulu
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Every time we return to San Francisco we return to the Burma Superstar. The food is wonderful, Cannot recommend any dish because they are all good.Google up the menu. There is usually a line, but there is a bench outside where you can sit and fix yourself a tea while waiting....how good is that?

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Denver, Colorado
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169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

It's been a long time since I've eaten at Burma Superstar, and it was as heavenly now as it was years ago. I was in town for a conference in Nob Hill and a co-worker that was with me had not spent much time in San Francisco previously, so on our down time I took it upon myself to show... More 

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Burlington, Ontario, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

This restaurant came highly recommended, and had great reviews on top of it. Despite arriving early we still waited a good 45 minutes, in the middle of the week, along with many others. Parking was a nightmare so my husband circled while i waited to save time. Of course, the Tea Leaf salad is a must. A very unique dish... More 

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Additional Information about Burma Superstar Restaurant

Address: 309 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94118-2315
Phone Number: (415) 387-2147
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > The Richmond
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:15 pm  11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 3:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 3:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 3:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 3:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 3:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 3:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
Cuisine: Asian, Thai, Burmese

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 309 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94118-2315
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > The Richmond
  • Neighborhood: The Richmond
  • Phone Number: (415) 387-2147

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
  • Cuisine: Asian, Thai, Burmese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:15 pm
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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