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Satay Chicken / Beef (6 Skewers)
Marinated chicken or beef charcoal grilled to perfection served w/ peanut sauce on the side.
Samusa (with Chicken or Vegetarian)
A mixture of grounded curried meat & potatoes.
Fried Squash or Eggplant
Battered fried squash sticks or eggplant served w/ chef’s special dipping sauce.
Pot Stickers or Egg Roll (with Meat or Vegetarian)
Burmese crispy pancake w/ curry dipping sauce.
Chicken Lettuce Cup (3 Cups)
Tea Leaf Salad (Lap Pat Dok)
Salad prepared‏ w/ imported Burmese tea leaves, toasted w/ lentil seeds, grounded shrimps, fried garlic, green pepper, sesame seeds, peanuts & dressing.
Ginger Salad
Salad similar to Tea Leaf Salad, but is prepared w/ pickled ginger instead of tea leaf.
Mango Salad
Picked mango slices, cucumber, green pepper, onion & dressing.
Mandalay Chicken Salad
Salad w/‏ lettuce, chicken slices, fried onion, fried garlic, grounded peanut & house special sauce.
Rainbow Salad
Salad prepared w/ twenty ingredients served w/ house special dressing.
Green Papaya Salad
Shredded green papaya, cucumber, green pepper, onion, grounded shrimps, fried garlic, grounded peanut & dressing.
Samusa Soup
Soup made of bean base, curry leaf, broken samusa, lentil, crunchy yellow bean, cabbage, onion & mint leaf.
Ong No Kaw Soi (Coconut Chicken Noodle Soup)
Coconut noodle soup w/ chicken, onion, cilantro, & lemon.
Moo Hin Nga (Fish Chowder)
Fish chowder w/ rice noodles, ground catfish, onions, & cilantro.
Jia San Hinga (Black Pepper Soup)
Soup prepared w/ vegetables, squash, vermicelli & rock cod filet.
Chin Hin Yee (Burmese Hot & Sour Soup)
Hot & sour soup prepared w/ lemon grass, sour vegetable, shrimp, onions, tomatoes & chili peppers.
Hot & Sour Soup (Available in Vegetarian)
Soup made w/ mushrooms, bamboo shoots, tofu, pork & shrimp.
Shrimp Wonton Soup
Sizzling Rice Soup (with Shrimp, Chicken & Scallop)
Mandalay Beef
Fried beef slices sauteed w/ garlic & chef’s delicious hot sauce.
Burmese Curry Beef or Lamb
Burmese style curry beef w/ potato.
Rangoon Beef or Lamb
Marinated beef‏ w/ spices sauteed w/ tomato, onions & green chili.
Basil Beef or Lamb
Shredded beef sauteed w/ tender fresh ginger shreds. Fresh basil & chef’s oriental wok.
Mongolian Beef or Lamb
Beef sauteed w/ green onion served on a bed of fried rice noodles.
Mandalay Chicken
Fried chicken cubes stir fried w/ garlic & chef’s delicious hot sauce.
Mango Chicken
Pan fried chicken sauteed w/ fresh mango, onions & green chili.
Burmese Style Curry Chicken
Burmese style yellow curry chicken w/ potatoes.
Walnut Broccoli Chicken
Boneless chicken & steamed broccoli glazed over w/ honey kissed walnuts.
Pumpkin Curry Chicken
Rainbow Chicken
Pan fried chicken breast w/ fresh slices of sweet mango & pineapples & vegetables.
Basil Spicy Chicken
Asparagus Spicy Chicken
Pan fried chicken breast w/ fresh basil, eggpiant, fresh mushroom, green chili in hot sauce.
Crispy Chicken
Lightly deep fried marinated steamed chicken sauce w/ chef’s delicious dipping sauce.
Smoked Tea Duck
Pan Fried Pork w/ String Bean
Delicious spicy crunchy string bean pan fried w/ pork slices.
Shredded Pork w/ Garlic
Shredded Pork prepared w/ black fungus & vegetables in hot sauce.
Smoked Spicy Pork w/ Cabbages
Mu Shu Pork (with 4 Pancakes)
Basil Spicy Pork
Our fresh Basil leaf sauce is fragrant & created in our chef’s oriental wok.
Pumpkin Pork Stew w/ Sour Mango
Curry Pork stew cooked w/ pumpkin & pickled sour mango.
Pan Fry Prawn w/ String Bean
Spicy crunchy string bean w/ prawn in ginger, garlic sauce.
Mango Prawn
Pan fried prawn w/ fresh slices of sweet, tangy mangoes.
Basil Prawn
Our fresh basil leaf sauce is fragrant & created in our chef’s oriental wok.
Rangoon Three Ingredients
Marinated seafood w/ spices sauteed w/ tomato, onion.
Pan Fry Okra Prawn
Sauteed okra w/ prawns in ginger, garlic spicy sauce.
Spicy Onion Prawn
Burmese Style Curry Catfish Steak
Walnut Prawn
Tantilizing prawns in white cream sauce & honey walnut.
Rainbow Prawn
Panfry prawns w/ fresh slices of sweet, tangy mangoes, pineapples & vegetables.
Fish Filet w/ Black Bean Sauce
Dry Pan Fried String Bean (Available w/ Tofu)
Pan fried string beans, ginger, chili sauce & grounded shrimp.
Chin Mong Jaw
Burmese style sour vegetables sauteed w/ green chili, prawns & bamboo shoots. (Can be prepared w/ tofu.)
Tofu Kebat
Stir fried tofu w/ onions, tomatoes, green chills.
Spicy Tofu w/ Vegetables
Fried Tofu w/ vegetables in garlic & hot sauce.
Walnut Broccoli Tofu
Basil Spicy Eggplant
Mandalay Eggplant
Sauteed Spinach w/ Garlic
Okra Egg Curry
Fried whole egg cooked w/ tomato, tamarind, okra, cilantro & curry spices.
Sauteed Peashoot w/ Garlic
Mandalay Special Noodle (Available w/ Tofu)
Burmese flat noodle w/ mild coconut chicken, yellow peas powder lime juice, onion & fried thin noodle on the top.
Burmese Style Noodle (Kaw Soi Dok)
Egg noodles toasted w/ fried onion, fried garlic chips, cucumber slices, grounded split beans & chef’s delicious dressing.
Nan Gyi Dok (Available w/ Tofu)
Burmese rice noodle w/ spiced coconut chicken, split yellow pea powder & fried onion.
Singapore Style Noodle
Rice noodle w/ prawn, chicken & pork w/ curry spices.
Combination Chow Mein
Combination Fried Rice
Coconut Rice
Saffron Rice
$12 - $30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Asian, Burmese
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

Read that this restaurant was one of the 20 under rated restaurants in San Francisco and we have tried many Burmese restaurants, so thought we would give it a try. So glad we did. Only take reservations for parties of 5 or more but we...More

Date of visit: September 2016
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Reviewed August 30, 2016

We've been coming to this restaurant for several years, because the food is delicious and the ambiance charming. We were happily surprised that this time the service (which is always pleasant) was more punctual than in the past. I hope this is a new trend,...More

Date of visit: August 2016
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Reviewed August 23, 2016

Food is great, great service, nice ambiance, fantastic prices. The place is always full. Go check it out!

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank lsoaita
Reviewed August 22, 2016

A visit to Mandalay on California Street is like stepping into a visit to Burma. I've not yet been to Burma but the food and presentation of dishes at this lovely restaurant is such a wonderful experience i cannot wait to go! Everything on the...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank diana95426
Reviewed August 18, 2016

This was really one of the best meals I've ever had, and it was relatively inexpensive. Everything from the mango drinks to the rainbow salad to the curry. It was awesome. Definitely go.

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank techbasset
Reviewed August 8, 2016

Delicious salads, try them all. A very busy place but with nice personal service. We had a big round table for 5 and had a great dinner. First time having Burmese food, really recommend.

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank mczw
Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

We had parts of three families together for a mini reunion. Looking for some authentic Mandarin cuisine. Found it! Mandalay Chicken , Burmese Chicken and walnut prawns are all excellent! Prices seemed reasonable for the amount of food we got.

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank RAMX13
Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

I haven't been in the habit of writing reviews for restaurants, but I've just returned from a fantastic dinner at the Mandalay and I feel compelled to share my experience. Burmese food is a special cuisine because there are so many flavors in each dish....More

Date of visit: July 2016
1  Thank blisstravel
Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

The green tea leaf salad was the best I have had in a long time. We went for lunch on our way to the DeYoung museum. The sevice was fast and courteous and the portions were generous.

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank pjd223
Reviewed July 5, 2016

Fantastic place! We arrived after a long day of sight seeing tired and hungry. We were greeted warmly and seated swiftly. The place was hopping with locals of all stripes. The food was fresh, flavored with exotic spices. My husband and I are foodies, so...More

Date of visit: July 2016
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