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Trapeze European Cuisine

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266 Lorton Ave, Burlingame, CA 94010-4204 (Burlingame Ave.)
+1 650-344-4242
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11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Walnut Creek, California, United States
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

I love to come here when I am in the area. People are friendly and the food is the best. My 8 year old grandson picks here whenever the choice of where to go is his.

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Thank Shirley P
Burlingame, California
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16 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

I've been to trapeze many times and the food, service and ambience are all very good. I keep coming back. They have seafood and italian, mainly. the wine list is very nice. It is one my favorite places.

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Thank Greg S
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2016

I booked Trapeze for a business function. We hold several of these events around the country every year, and we always take our high-end clients to dinner. This was, by far, the worst place we've ever held our dinner. They placed us in the very back of the restaurant in something that looked and felt like a cleaned out storage... More 

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New York
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100 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 28, 2016

Trapeze is located in the quaint downtown area of Burlingame. It's not going to be the top gastronomic choice you've ever made, but it tries hard to please and the fare is on the plus side of average. Very accommodating service. For us it was much more about the company we were with than the dining experience.

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Thank duffman2014
Burlingame, California
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69 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2016

Have been to Trapeze a number of times and the food and service are very good. I like their chicken and beef dishes. Tables are easy to access and the staff do a great job of making you feel welcome. Have brought our own wines and they are happy to serve them and often we share a taste with them.... More 

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Thank TheBel
california
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139 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 7, 2016

A staple of Burlingame and a favorite of all. The food here is consistently good. Well sourced and well prepared. I particularly like the fish specials. The fish is always fresh and the prep is usually straight forward and designed to enhance the qualities of the fish not hide them. The wine list is good and the bar is decently... More 

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Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 10, 2016 via mobile

We are from Nevada & met friends before flying out of SFO - we walked into a beautiful restaurant, greeted by the owner. We had a wonderful dinner of Petrale Sole, Atlantic Salmon, & Seafood Paella, along with a great bottle of Joseph Carr wine from Hopland. Everything was fantastic. If we lived near this restaurant, it would be a... More 

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San Mateo, CA
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189 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2015

We have been to Trapeze before and always enjoy the food and atmosphere. This time the food was excellent along with very good service but the noise level was way too much. The restaurant was full but the noise came from a large private group in the banquet room that ended up at the bar to continue their party.

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San Mateo, CA
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47 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2015

We've been going to this Trapeze for years, and have never had a bad meal. Most recently I had the duck breast, and it was the best I've ever had. Each year on Thanksgiving they serve a turkey dinner that again, is the best I've ever had. If you read this before Thanksgiving, give it a try. You won't regret... More 

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St. Paul, Minnesota
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24 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2015

We parked in one of the municipal lots and wandered until we found an interesting looking place for dinner. Very comfortable atmosphere and a good selection of wines by the glass. Appreciated the spacing of the tables - that gave more a feeling of more personal space than you often get in restaurants and it kept the noise level down... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $30
Cuisine
European, Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 266 Lorton Ave, Burlingame, CA 94010-4204
    (Burlingame Ave.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Burlingame
  • Phone Number: +1 650-344-4242

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?