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Trapeze European Cuisine

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266 Lorton Ave, Burlingame, CA 94010-4204 (Burlingame Ave.)
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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2 of 5 stars 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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112 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars 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.

Thank duffman2014
Burlingame, California
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61 reviews
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4 of 5 stars 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 

Thank TheBel
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130 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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 

Thank hcconsultant
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47 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars 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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120 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars 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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5 of 5 stars 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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 

1 Thank TskMinn
San Mateo, California
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35 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

Trapeze is a great neighborhood restaurant with just the right amount of familiarity. The food is great and the bar is quite good. If you like Manhattans ask Steve to make you one... you won't be disappointed. The staff is friendly and attentive. With very few visits, you'll feel like you're going to your cousin's house for dinner, but hopefully... More 

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San Francisco Bay Area
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Have now eaten at Trapeze a few times. It's a favorite in Burlingame for others in my family. Depends whether I'm in the mood for pasta based dishes if I'm wanting to stop here. This past week we had a late lunch, grabbing a table on the sidewalk in front of the restaurant. Service has always been timely and attentive.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $30
Italian, European, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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: 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?