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“Interesting Food” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Straits Burlingame

Straits Burlingame
1100 Burlingame Ave, Burlingame, CA 94010-4106
650-373-7883
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Ranked #19 of 148 Restaurants in Burlingame
Price range: $20 - $30
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: California
Transit: CalTrain, SamsTrans.
Burlingame, California
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 27 cities Reviews in 27 cities
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
“Interesting Food”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

Straits has the most interesting menu. Many choices and unusual ingredients. They also have an extensive bar with good cocktails. The only complaint we have is that it is noisy. We would go more often if it were easier to talk while eating! It's a beautiful restaurant with good food and worth trying!

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Date | Rating
  • English first
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English first
Ontario
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 36 cities Reviews in 36 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“Singaporean Fusion or Confusion”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

Went there after conference, if you are looking for authentic Singaporean food you are in the wrong place. Everything is spicy and I had check out the open kitchen non of the chef looks Singaporean. We share main dishes and steam rice. Desserts were chocolate dipped strawberry and some cookies.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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California
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96 reviews 96 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 36 cities Reviews in 36 cities
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
“Not very authentic...”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

Was a little disappointed at the Burlingame location. First of all, the music is extremely loud, even in the dining room area. Can't carry on a normal conversation with the music blasting. Next, food was not authentic at all (I've visitied Singapore very frequently in the past). The dishes tend to be on the sweet side. If you are expecting authentic Singaporean or Malaysian food, should probably try elsewhere (or even another Straits location), but if you want a more "fusion" type food, this may be OK. Service was good...but nothing special.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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San Francisco, California
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3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Great Fusion Restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2012

Straits is one of my favorite restaurants! Its food it great, its american but has Asian/Mediterranean/Etc. twists and flavors! Its a great restaurant to go to with friends or business friends. Its also great for couples! Best at dinner! Overall its a great restaurant with great food, and a beautiful interior and nice location! Highly Recommend going here!

  • Visited July 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Foster City, California
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39 reviews 39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“They have Brunch too!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

We stopped in for Brunch not too long ago and were very pleased. Dinner is always good too, a bit of light spice, and pleasant eastern atmosphere and good service.

Visited February 2012
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