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About Mivan Mediterranean Cuisine

Family owned and operated Greek and Mediterranean restaurant. Consisting of home made goods and friendly environment. The ambiance is crisp, clean, comfortable and decidedly upscale but fortunately, the prices are down to earth and down-right attractive. Mivan also offers a great wine and beer menu.

1232 Broadway
Burlingame, CA 94010
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Greek, Mediterranean

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:00AM - 4:30PM Sunday: 12:00PM - 4:30PM
Dinner: Sunday & Monday: 5:00PM - 9:00PM
Tuesday - Thursday: 5:00PM - 9:30PM
Friday & Saturday: 5:00PM - 10:00PM

Cross Street:
Paloma Ave

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(650) 342-9944

Website:
http://www.mivanrestaurant.com/

Parking Details:
There are two public parking lots located behind the restaurant.

Public Transit:
Burlingame trolley stops a block away from the restaurant.

Executive Chef:
Victor Demirkol

Additional:
Beer, Corkage Fee, Delivery, Non-Smoking, Takeout, Wine

Mivan Mediterranean Cuisine Ratings and Reviews

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4.2

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4.2

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3.4

value

4.5

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Quiet

88% would recommend it to a friend

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined 5 days ago

always freshly prepared meals. nice family owned business. its our go to place.

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·Dined on November 19, 2017

Very good food. The lamb chops were very tender and the kabobs were excellent. Small and cozy place.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation, Casual, Good for a Date
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 29, 2017

this is our go too restaurant. Food is always fresh, like home cooking except way better I am not doing the work. chicken kebab, kofta, salad, rice, warm bread, so yummy and still so reasonable. we love the family and have been coming here since they opened

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Quiet Conversation, Comfort Food, Cozy
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 25, 2017

Low key, but quaint ambiance, excellent service, and clean, unmuddied tastes for a very good meal. My husband had the combo meat plate and I had the Lamb Saute. We enjoyed both, but especially the rice, oddly enough. It was very flavorful and went with our dishes very well. We were there early on a Sunday afternoon after an afternoon Symphony matinee and will come back. Broadway Avenue comes through again!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 17, 2017

Food is delicious! Salads would be better with other kinds of lettuce besides iceberg - but all tasted fantastic!!

Tags: Casual
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on July 29, 2017

wonderful family owned restaurant. all the food is made fresh. hot bread. its our favorite neighborhood restaurant.

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on June 23, 2017

consistently good food. Everything is made fresh when you come in. I love the grilled chicken shish kebab and the tilapia. they both come with rice and salad and freshly baked bread. My husband gets the kofte and has had the shrimp saute, both very good. Very nice family run restaurant. Its definitely our go to place.

Tags: Authentic, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups, Local Ingredients, Good for a Date, Healthy
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on June 18, 2017

Good & service was great. Simple decor. Clean. Quick. And very fairly priced.

Tags: Authentic
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on June 17, 2017

Food quality is great, it easy to find meat for any taste, they have beef, lamb, chicken, fish, shrimps. Very good grilled vegetables, delicious rice. Music is very quiet. The place is small. They have tall chairs for children.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on May 19, 2017

We went to Mivan actually twice in one week with friends and family and it was delicious!
It is more Turkish then Greek which is great since we are Greek and its nice to taste other things. I ordered the Kufte both times and it was really good, comes with rice and a tasty salad. My husband and kids had the Souvlaki and also enjoyed it. We really enjoyed the Hummus with the warm bread that is given to you. I couldn't get my kids to stop eating it!
This is our new place to eat in Burlingame!

Tags: Casual
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on April 16, 2017

The corkage fee was reasonable. The food was spot on. From what I ordered the chicken was char grilled and juicy, not overcooked. The babaganoush was awesome.

Funny anecdote, someone recommended this place to me but complained about the lousy service. I joked back "well, that's how you know it's the authentic greek experience."

When I went there the service was prompt. They did a great job all around.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Authentic
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on April 7, 2017

We were in Burlingame for a conference. We looked in OT & found this gem. Family owned & operated, friendly service & great food. Thank you!

Tags: Good for a Date, Good Vegetarian Options, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Casual, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation, Authentic, Cozy
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on March 23, 2017

A cozy neighborhood gem! The family that owns the place are kind and attentive! The food is fresh & tasty! This is a small place so call ahead if you're bringing a big group. If you're all friends and/or family, I recommend ordering a variety and just sharing. Didn't have sweets because didn't have room!

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Special Occasion, Casual, Good for Birthdays, Outstanding Value, Great for Lunch, Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on February 14, 2017

Great greece food, amazing taste. Cozy place, several tables. Music play not loud and it is a little bit classical, not for dance. Personal is friendly, everything is really fast. Nice place for cold winter's evening.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Casual
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on February 3, 2017

always fresh delicious meals. nice family owned business

Tags: Healthy, Good for Groups, Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 17, 2016

A great surprise. Our first time at this restaurant and the food was amazing. Can't wait to go back.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 14, 2016

this is our favorite go to restaurant, food is always good!! Warm bread, and a salad with most plates. Family owned, very nice. You will enjoy

Tags: Comfort Food, Good for Groups, Creative Cuisine, Good Vegetarian Options
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on July 27, 2016

Great food and service in a relaxing atmosphere.

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on May 27, 2016

Family owned business very nice food always prepared fresh!!!

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on May 8, 2016

The slowest service we have ever experienced. There was only one person waiting on 9 tables. We were there over 1/2 hour before we got anything to drink. Food arrived 70 minutes after we sat down to a completely empty table. The kebabs were good but not worth the wait. Would not go back.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on April 22, 2016

Everyone enjoyed their meal with the exception of my husband. He ordered the beef and meat was tough. Everyone else ordered lamb or chicken and said it was good. Mostly enjoyed their tiramisu. It's the best I have ever tested. Price is good for the portions. It's a very small place so would not recommend a party larger than 6. Would go back but will skip the beef this time around.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on April 8, 2016

Consistently great food and prices. Wonderful family owned business. We like so many of the things on the menu its hard to pick

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 29, 2016

We always enjoy this restaurant . We had the tilapia, the lofted, chicken and shrimp all good

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 6, 2016

disappointed with spanakopita, filling was great , dough tasted like it was done on a George foreman grill

Although the lamb chops were expensive they were excellent, meaty, lean and cooked perfectly.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 27, 2015

we always enjoy everything here and it is always prepared right then. Warm bread and very nice family owned business

Tags: Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 6, 2015

It's consistently delicious, fresh, friendly! It's a nice spot for discussion; quiet and cozy. The food is flavorful and colorful.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on June 17, 2015

Restaurant is clearly a family-run operation. Great value.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 10, 2015

Indifferent service, soggy Spanakopita and prices a bit high considering the quality and presentation of the food...

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on June 3, 2015

This was a decent place not too far off the Caltrain route and near SFO. Those are the two main reasons I choose this restaurant. It was nothing special but a good quiet place to go have a meal and glass of wine with a friend before I dropped her off at SFO.

Tags: Great for Lunch
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on May 10, 2015

Mivan is one of our go-to places. The eggplant dishes, the chicken kebab, lentil soup, and all the Mediterranean appetizers are some of our favorites. Pleasant service, food arrives promptly, nice presentation, never too hard to get a table. One thing to note: we always have to ask for the check. Don't stew and complain later -- just ask for it!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on February 14, 2015

A clean casual environment where our party of 3 thoroughly enjoyed every plate. Every meal was well prepared and flavorful, swordfish done just perfectly, tender beef kebab and gyro steak and well seasoned fresh ingredients salad, complimented by our very attentive and wine knowledgeable server. We'll definitely visit again.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 7, 2015

One of my favorite places for dinner. Have brought friends and family and I especially like the kunefe for dessert.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic
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vip
 (London)·Dined on November 3, 2014

This is good Mediterranean food in a restaurant with a nice atmosphere and friendly prices. Thought it would be good for the restaurant my daughter paid the dinner bill after receiving her first paycheck. It's also a restaurant she can come to on her own and enjoy a nice dinner. She had the Eggplant vegetarian dinner and I had the Eggplant with lamb. Both were very good and we enjoyed our meal, the service, and the ambiance.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Denver)·Dined on September 21, 2014

Nothing fancy, good food and portions. Kebab meat was a bit chewy but eggplant and lamb was excellent.

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 15, 2014

everything here is prepared fresh. Family owned business. nice people, good food and very reasonable prices. we eat here a few times a month.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on June 30, 2014

We were in the mood for Greek and didn't want to drive to SF.
The menu had everything we wanted. Excellent appetizer platter. One of us had the gyros.
One had chicken sauté and one had an eggplant dish. All were
we'll prepared and presented. Great salad dressing. Good beverage selection.
We will return for sure.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on June 20, 2014

consistently good food and friendly service. Everything is made with fresh ingredients.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on April 5, 2014

This is one of the most disappointing Greek restaurants I've dined at. The Greek salad could have been made better from a bottle of store bought dressing. The gyro meat was like stir fry and there were no pita bread to go with the gyro. I would equate this joint like a taco bell and that would be generous.

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vip
 (Sacramento)·Dined on March 29, 2014

We were the last ones in the restaurant, but treated so nicely anyway. Food was delicious and with generous portions. We also had a nice wine for a reasonable price. We enjoyed the swordfish kebabs and the vegetable kebabs, the lentil soup, and hummus with chewy bread.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on March 21, 2014

consistently good food at reasonable prices. nice family owned business.

Tags: Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch
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