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Rangoon Ruby

445 Emerson St, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1605
+1 650-323-6543
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good43%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“tea leaf salad” (30 reviews)
“coconut rice” (18 reviews)
“rangoon” (10 reviews)
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Asian, Burmese, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
445 Emerson St, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1605
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In the Metropolitan D.C. area we miss Burmese food with its unique tastes and flavors. On a visit to our niece in the bay area, we welcomed the chance to eat at this popular restaurant. The traditional tea leaf salad is really a must. We...More

Thank Ismailbandook
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Very nice restaurant. Usually very busy so pick your time. Great service, great all around experience for lunch or dinner.

Thank Brenton h
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Brilliant! Asked our server to make all of our drink and food selections for us and we were not disappointed. Fantastic service and food...Really!

Thank Charlie E
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

I had just arrived in Palo Alto for a business trip and wanted to try a good and nearby restaurant so took a look at the best Asian restaurants of Palo Alto and found that one as #2 or 3 I think. Very nice staff....More

Thank Cath K
Reviewed 15 September 2017

one of the few joints offering authentic burmese cuisine in palo alto..it is a go to place for the techies in the area..we visited for dinner a couple of times and on both the ocassions it was quite full, so i recommend a prior reservation..do...More

Thank rpszone
Reviewed 12 August 2017

We are in the Palo Alto area at least twice yearly (visiting grandsons!) and almost always make a visit to Rangoon Ruby. If there is a high quality Burmese restaurant in NYC we have yet to find it and, having been in Burma/Myanmar three times,...More

Thank Trup
Reviewed 11 August 2017

I had two dishes, the tea leaf salad and an entree, both are ceremonially tosses in front of you by the waiter. Perhaps a nice ceremony, but the dishes simply did not have good enough flavors.

Thank G C
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Had a surprisingly terrible dinner experience last night. Have been here once or twice before, and have always loved it. Not sure what's going on in Palo Alto, but we had a similar experience at NOLA a few weeks prior. After we were seated and...More

Thank Aarti S
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Really enjoyed our meal here - the service was great and make sure to do a reservation before hand as it is crowded. Loved their tea-leaf salad and mango chicken.

Thank hammy1234
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Had the tea leaf salad my favorite. And Mango Swati which is a fish cooked with onions in a tangy sauce.

Thank Samosababa
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Pamela L
20 September 2017|
Response from rpszone | Reviewed this property |
i am not sure but chances are you might get gluten free options as they are vegan friendly too..
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 445 Emerson St, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1605
  • Public Transportation: 5 minutes walk from the CalTrain station in Palo Alto.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: +1 650-323-6543
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Now open in downtown Palo Alto, Rangoon Ruby Burmese Cuisine will have two Wins insuring authentic, Burmese cuisine. Chefs Win Aye and Win Tin formerly of Burma Superstars locations in Oakland and Alameda respectively, will jointly be heading up the kitchen at the new Rangoon Ruby venue. With proven chefs proficient in all of the specialties that make Burmese cuisine sought after by Asian food aficionados, plus a modern, upscale ambiance located in downtown Palo Alto, Rangoon Ruby Burmese Cuisine expects to strike a chord with Silicon Valley diners looking for a fresh, clean approach to one of the worlds great cuisines. Influenced by Indian, Thai and Chinese cooking, the traditional Burmese menu will be complemented by a full bar with signature tropical cocktails including the eponymous Rangoon Ruby, a mid-century libation thought to be the forerunner of todays Cosmopolitan.
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