Had lunch with a friend. I prefer having dinner here where I have more options. Food is always delicious.
This was our fourth meal at Burma Burma and we have never been disappointed. The host is gracious, the server is too; both happily volunteer, and have full knowledge of, each item on their menu. I recommend making reservation, for even on a Sunday night it is packed.
Had a great lunch. Went with Tea Salad, Basil Chili Beef and Mango chicken. All was great. Will come back. Good spot
Problems with our OpenTable reservation, but the manager found a spot for us. Great service, great food.
Once again the best meal. We had the salt and pepper shrimp as an appetizer so good then the chicken curry salad amazing tenth flat bread with chicken curry all was so good. The server staff is amazing. We love this restaurant .
Staff was very attentive. First impression of the dishes ordered were less than expected with the exception of the green beans, they were done to perfection. The batter (I use Wondra for the flour) for the calamari was heavier than I liked, but the dipping sauce was just fine. The Pumpkin chicken was more pumpkin than small chicken.
A return trip is likely to try some of the specials.
Pepper chicken, Burma Shrimp and Eggplant, Burma Indian Rice, Green Beans, Jalepeno chicken all are amazing. We've visited multiple times tasting our way around the menu.
Dinner with a friend for her birthday. Green tea salad was a bit disappointing —dressing was essentially all oil and tasteless. The Pepper Beef entree was, however, excellent. The beef was of high quality which set it apart from most beef dishes at similar restaurants. Our Burma Shrimp entree proved a good choice though was not
as enjoyable as the pepper beef.
Service was fine though the crew cleared my
seatmate’s plate while I was eating and before she was finished. Though there were a dozen open tables, we felt pressured to leave due to the many interruptions asking if we were finished.
We absolutely love Burma Burma! We eat here at least 2-3 times per month. The food is outstanding. A must have us the Tea Leaf Salad, now prepared with cabbage and equally as delicious as the original. Sesame Beef is our favorite beef dish and our current favorite chicken choice is Kabat Chicken. The wait staff is attentive, friendly and efficient. We see the same waitors and bussers week after week, so they are certainly doing something right to maintain their staff!
Good food, great service - a bit busy and noisy Friday nights.
Excellent food. Ambience and servicd was really good.
Wonderful as always! Just really miss my fave dish of cheesy chicken.
Enjoyed our lunch this past Saturday - first time for that time of day. One disappointment: we had heard about their great lunch specials - BUT only on week days. Will just have to go back and try them during the week.
Food was once again flavorful, served promptly and with a smile. Very nice wait staff and support staff.
Can't seem to get enough of the Green Tea salad - excellent and enjoy watching the staff mix it at the table.
Chicken Pad Thai was very good as well.
Also found that we could not use their 'buy one entree, get 50% off 2nd entree" coupon because two of our three items were not entree's - thats ok, just need to be aware of the 'fine print' on coupons and order accordingly.
Great Burmese food at inexpensive prices. My wife and I went with a mutual friend and we had 3 appetizers and shared two entrees and took a little bit home. Everything was excellent...especially the tea leaf salad. THAT...was other worldly and if you order, have them mix it at your table. This food is between spicy and very spicy but it was all top quality beef and chicken in the main courses and the Calamari appetizer was very, very good too. I think it was a Calamari steak cut into bite sized pieces and lightly fried. Really tender fish. The atmosphere is pretty plain and our primary waiter was pretty bad..he did not listen...but the food was definitely worth the visit. We will return often.
Awesome food. Great service. Managers Daryl & Brad were very friendly and attentive.
We celebrated an important birthday for which we flew to San Francisco we ordered the Tea Leaf salad. Black pepper Chicken and Burmese Pad Thai. The 3 dishes was a lot of food for the 3 of us. The food was very delicious. We will visit it again for sure when we visit that part of the country
We loved our authentic food... especially the tea leaf salad. Menu was great for KETO low carb diet. We were given ice cream with huge candle to celebrate a birthday. Outside patio has heat lamps. The inside was crowded with large groups so pretty noisy.
Good food and service. Attentive waiters nice winelist
Friendly and accommodating staff! Great food!
This is one of my favorite spots for lunch and actually the best Burmese restaurant I have been to. They have delicious lunch specials at reasonable prices and great portions. I usually go with my coworkers, we always get a tea leaf salad to share for the table and our own lunch specials.
My go-to dish is either the Burmese chicken curry or the basil and dried chili beef with coconut rice, the coconut rice is a must! They also let you determine how spicy you want your food. The first time I came here, I got spicy and it was so spicy I couldn't eat much of it (not in a bad way, I love spicy food). Second time, I wanted to taste the flavors more so I got medium, but it was not spicy at all! Since then, I always get spicy, the coconut rice usually balances it out pretty well. Make sure you ask for hot sauce, it's super spicy and yummy.
Another thing that stands out to me here is the service, everyone is so nice and professional. It's like the service you would get at a fancier restaurant, they even have the little table scrapers to clean up all the scraps on the table. I've only seen this at up-scale restaurants, so I thought that was a nice touch.
Never been here for dinner, but would like to try it out. Their menu for lunch is restricted to a limited number of items, the dinner menu looks much more extensive. Definitely a nice place to eat with your family, friends, or anyone really. :)
The service was excellent. The food items were fresh and made to spiciness level we requested. The plum wine was the best we’ve ever had. Very nice variety and generous portions
We love Burma Burma. The Fried Tofu was amazing, as was the Calamari. The spicy shrimp was excellent. Can't wait to go back.
The food was awesome and the service was excellent. They made sure the dishes arrived one by one and not all at once and frequently enquired if everything was ok. The Birthday surprise was very good, they brought a scoop of icecream with a candle for a celebration. Over all, it was a great experience.
Best Burmese outside of Burma Superstar in Oak town. If you’re East of the tunnel this is where you want to go!!
The sesame chicken was amazing as was samosas. We love the food here and the service.
A terrific addition to Tri-Valley restaurants. Excellent Burmese menu. Have dined at Burma Superstar (Alameda) on a number of occasions. Burma Burma is far better with distinctive menu selections and food preparations. Use of seasonings/spices is exceptional. Finally a Burmese restaurant that seasons dishes for maximum authenticity, flavor, and WOW! One small criticism is the tea leaf salad: amazing umami, however, it was unbalanced: small portions of dried shrimp, fried garlic, tomatoes to lettuce. Burma Superstar does a much better presentation and ratio of ingredients. But their fermented tea leaves do not have the wonderful umami of Burma Burma.
Good food and prompt service, but be prepared for waiters who want to get you out of there as soon as possible. The bill appeared on the table before we were done and three different waiters came to check if we had put the credit card in the wallet. I refused to put it in until we were done with our food. I understand that Fridays are busy, but you lose repeat customers in a hurry with service like that. Add in the noise level and I don't plan on going back there on Fridays. The food is good, so that will bring me back.
OUTSTANDING! Plan on putting it on a monthly rotation if you are within a 30 minute drive. Service: As good as it gets. Waiter (Juan) was superb and dialed in our tables taste to outstanding recommendations. Outstanding job, Juan...and Outstanding job Burma Burma!!
Excellent food and service. Will definitely be back.
We loved the experience at Burma Burma! Our waiter was fun and knowledgeable and the food was outrageously delicious! We split the tea leaf salad, and I had the samosa soup with a side of coconut rice, all of which were phenomenal. The flavors are unique and bold, and there are plenty of amazing options for vegetarians and vegans. The food came out very quickly - only drawback for some people might be that its a little loud, but we were there at 8pm on a Friday night, so that is to be expected.
My only other experience with Burmese food is at Burma Superstar, and the food at Burma Burma was just as good, if not better, with less of a line to get in. This place was worth the drive from Oakland - we will be back!
My husband and I have been frequenting Burma Burma since it opened. The food is absolutely fantastic. Tea leaf salad is A MUST. I seriously crave that pretty much weekly. Sesame beef is to die for. We have almost gone through all the beef and chicken dishes and there honestly isn't one we don't love. Service is great. Excellent wait staff and super friendly owner/manager. We are hooked!
The veggie samosas were good but the rainbow salad was bland. Would need to try something else to know if it’s worth repeat visits.
Come to Burma for their tea leaf salad and mango chicken, these two dishes are my favorite.
very tasty Burmese food. good selection of menu options.
The food here is amazing. I highly recommend the tea leaf salad, rainbow salad, mango chicken, sesame beef and coconut rice.
Fabulous food and service here. This could well be a six star place. Outstanding!
We love the food. The service can be uneven but if you get the male waiters, you’re in good shape.
Food is always good. Service is very friendly and attentive. They get the food out fast, even when the place is full. Only complaint (if I have to find one) is the acoustics. It is very noisy inside and hard to hear normal conversation.
Good food, hospitable service. Green tea salad was great - prepared table-side. A bit noisy, and not that cheap, but pretty good for a regular dinner out.
Really happy with the transformation of this restaurant to Burma! Burma! (it was an Asian fusion place - same owner before). The interior was upgraded, a nice wine menu selection was added, and the menu was refined. We went last weekend and were really impressed with the quality of the food and excellent service.
Definitely will be adding Burma! Burma! to our top tier of places to go on Saturday night.