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“What a treat!”

Burma Superstar Restaurant
Ranked #7 of 5,839 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $21 - $30
Cuisines: Asian, Burmese, Thai
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Good for: Local cuisine, Large groups
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Neighborhood: The Richmond
Reviewed April 21, 2014 via mobile

I went to this gem of a restaurant in the Richmond District of SF for lunch. Many tourists were there, as I discovered from the surrounding tables. Every meal looked great. I had the chicken curry with coconut rice. It was delicious. I must come back to try the other interesting meals.

1  Thank DayTripper084
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Reviewed April 21, 2014 via mobile

Highly overrated....we are Burmese so we can say this cuisine is not authentic Burmese....place was very very busy so I guess people really like the food but it's definitely not Burmese...we had to wait 2 hours just to get in because the host kept letting the party of 2 or 3 before us saying we were a party if six so we ll have to wait...as for the waiters they were in a hurry to get guests out as quickly as they could....they were not rude but def in haste....in conclusion people who want to try something different than thai and chinese they should try burma superstar but for people who want authentic Burmese food they are in for a huge disappointment just don't waste your time....

3  Thank sulali01
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Reviewed April 20, 2014

The place is so popular that it is very hard to get in. At our first attempt we gave up and went to the very good Vietnamese restaurant Mai's across the street instead. At our second attempt the wait was about an hour. We then chose to get their take away instead which we got fairly even when they were so busy. The food is indeed excellent and it is a lot of it. We ordered to much.

1  Thank FredrikBK
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Reviewed April 15, 2014

Granted, this was my first experience with Burmese food, but this place was phenomenal. I strongly recommend the tea leaf salad and the chicken with yellow curry. Service was really attentive and friendly as well. Crowded? Yes. Did we wait a good while for a table? Yes. Was it worth it? YES. YES. YES.

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1  Thank dokny
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Reviewed April 4, 2014

great reviews here so we wanted to try it. Yes the tea leaf salad is unique and good. We really liked the garlic shrimp and the coconut rice. Service was great and they let us in at closing .. 10:30!

1  Thank Debbie D
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