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4348 California St, San Francisco, CA 94118-1316
+1 415-386-3896
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“rainbow salad” (12 reviews)
“coconut rice” (12 reviews)
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Asian, Burmese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
4348 California St, San Francisco, CA 94118-1316
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mandalay on California Street in San Francisco is, in my opinion, the best restaurant in San Francisco! Both lunch and dinner are wonderful, although dinner gets crowded and noisy but the food is still delicious. Gracious service, gorgeous flower arrangements, and always excellent, tasty food...More

Thank diana95426
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Green tea salad is AMAZING. Everything is good - cannot say enough positive about this place. Get hungry and go!

Thank Islandlover108
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I ate here with a colleague during a work trip to San Francisco. We arrived around 8:10 pm on a Monday after realizing the wait at Burma Superstar was 45 minutes. We waited fewer than 5 minutes for our table at Mandalay Restaurant and the...More

Thank JacquelinaUSA
Reviewed 2 August 2017

We visited Mandalay at the recommendation of friends who consider it to be better than Burma Superstar. Our sense is that both are equally good experiences. Mandalay has a better ambience and decor. We would recommend the mango salad and also at least one order...More

Thank ShakerFamily
Reviewed 15 July 2017

We loved all the food at Mandalay. My son's girlfriend recommended this restaurant in her neighborhood and it didn't disappoint. Attentive service and fresh food. Very busy on a Friday which is a testament to their reputation.

Thank Lauren M
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We were psyched to be seated with no wait around 7:00pm on a Saturday night (it did get crowded soon after however). Delicious tea leaf salad (vegetarian one with coconut) and samosas. Friendly service and comfortable decor. Sweet potato dessert (first one on menu) was...More

Thank Matt S
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

When we lived in San Francisco this was one of our favorites. Now when we visit we never miss a chance to have a meal here. The ginger salad and the dry pan fried green beans are a must! The fresh ingredients and unique flavors...More

Thank Kelly A
Reviewed 17 May 2017

They say a good review is the negative and positive. One negative is they don't honor reservations. We were party of six, arrived a few minutes before our reserved time. There were two available tables that were given to walk in parties.(granted they were there...More

Thank L M
Reviewed 29 April 2017

While portions are on the small side the food is wonderful. Service is excellent, Tea leaf salad, Mandalay noodles, salt and pepper shrimp and much more. Excellent selection of specialty teas. It is only one block from Clement where other Burma restaurants are but this...More

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

An off-beat restaurant (away from the centre / no-frills), the accent here is squarely on the cuisine and the service. Delectable Burmese food & warm, prompt service.

Thank DipuKV
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4348 California St, San Francisco, CA 94118-1316
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
  • Phone Number: +1 415-386-3896
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