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Burmese restaurant Burlingame Ave?

Trumpetguy Oct 12, 2008 08:30 AM

Coming back to visit Burlingame next week :) Has anyone tried this Burmese restaurant on Burlingame Ave? I saw they had my fave ginger salad :)

Other ethnic recs in Burlingame,San Mateo and Milbrae as well? I'm a fish/veggie guy-so no meats...Best felafel??

Thanks!

  1. Atomica Oct 12, 2008 09:06 AM

    Plenty of decent ramen places. My personal favorite is Himawari in San Mateo.

    Thanks for mentioning the Burmese place in Burlingame. I had no idea. (It's called Mingalaba.)

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    Himawari
    202 2nd Ave, San Mateo, CA 94401

    Mingalaba
    1213 Burlingame Ave, Burlingame, CA 94010

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    1. re: Atomica
      Trumpetguy Oct 12, 2008 09:14 AM

      Thanks! How difficult is it to go to Himawari and stick to my fish/veggie mode?

    2. Euonymous Oct 12, 2008 11:05 AM

      They make very good falafel and other middle eastern dishes at Aladdin Market and Deli.

      It's not a restaurant and they only have a couple of tables outside the door so you might prefer to get your food to go. Tasty stuff, though.

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      Aladdin Deli & Market
      224 E Hillsdale Blvd, San Mateo, CA 94403

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        ceekskat Oct 12, 2008 03:09 PM

        A friend of mine treated me to a birthday lunch at Roti Indian Bistro in Burlingame which I enjoyed very much. Though we ordered chicken entrees (tikka masala & biriyani), I am sure their fish, especially tandoori, and veg. entrees are just as delicious. Perhaps someone else can verify this.

        Also, Annapoorna in San Mateo is a good bet for South Indian veg. fare (lunch buffet & a la carte dinner). Very casual place.

        http://www.rotibistro.com/
        http://www.annapoornavegetarian.com/

        1. Civil Bear Oct 14, 2008 03:05 PM

          Innya Lake in San Bruno was an excellent Burmese lunch spot back when I worked near the airport.

          Innya Lake
          586 San Mateo Ave San Bruno CA

          1. Cicely Oct 16, 2008 09:10 AM

            Mingalaba is probably better than the Burmese restaurants in SF.

            http://www.chow.com/san_francisco_bay_area_digest/5900
            http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/534240

            There's also Little Sheep in San Mateo for Mongolian hot pot.

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            Little Sheep Mongolian Hot Pot
            215 S Ellsworth Ave, San Mateo, CA 94401

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