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Burma Superstar

Burma Superstar

Burmese Restaurant$$$$
Inner Richmond, San Francisco
  • Nadine
    "Garlic eggplant, lemongrass salmon & tea leaf salad = perfect."(130 Tips)
    Zoheb V.
    "Nan pia dok, tea leaf salad and chili lamb is the perfect meal for 2"(18 Tips)
    Laura D.
    "Get the rainbow salad, samosa soup, and burma cooler (ginger beer)."(20 Tips)
    "Tea leaf salad, chili lamb, coconut rice...heaven!"(43 Tips)
344 Tips and reviews
  • tea leaf salad
  • coconut rice
  • vegetarian food
  • lively
  • authentic
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  • Suzanne .
    Suzanne 🍋August 8
    My once beloved place has fallen from grace. The eggplant with tofu curry is shy of flavors.
  • ISC C.
    Does a brisk take-out business
  • ISC C.
    Place is packed by noon
  • ISC C.
    Opens at 11:30 am, already a line at 11:15 am
  • ISC C.
    Chili Lamb (stir fried lamb with dried and fresh chili, onions, and basil) with coconut rice
  • ciaoasia
    ciaoasiaJuly 17
    Rainbow salad + platha bread so good!
  • 板津 魁.
    Okay but not my favorite place for Burmese food
  • Wilson F.
    All sorts of delicious, from the famed to tea leaf salad to the curries to everything else. And with some of the genuinely kindest service in town.
  • Lía S.
    The tea leaves salad is definitely completely different experience.
  • Rachel R.
    You will quickly become addicted to the tea leaf salad
  • Elias B.
    Burma superstar salad and noodle salad, Spicy and crispy chicken, okra and tofu, garlic noodles -- awesome.
  • Greg S.
    Mint chicken, tea leaf salad, chili and garlic shrimp, coconut rice, rainbow salad, fiery beef -- all A+
  • Ricardo C.
    Rainbow salad, mango and te leaf salads
  • Diego R.
    Diego RomeroMarch 24
    Incredible food and great price! Go for the lamb samosas, samosa soup,Burma Super Star shrimp curry, coconut rice and end it with the coconut fritters.
  • Adam
    AdamFebruary 28
    The tea leaf salad really is no joke. Just get it!
  • Akshat D.
    Akshat DaniFebruary 10
    Chicken dishes
  • Gustavo R.
    Gustavo ResendeJanuary 17
    The smells and flavors of this place are fantastic! The chicken casserole has also shrimps and is very tasty! Mango shrimp with coconut rice is a good choice as well! Just one visit is not enough!
  • Rebekah A.
    Rebekah AdamsJanuary 16
    amazing food - worth the wait
  • Jeff W.
    Jeff WeinsteinDecember 27, 2016
    Order all of the salads.
  • Pei 👻 W.
    Pei 👻 WenDecember 24, 2016
    Absolutely in love with their pork belly dishes!
  • Henry W.
    Henry WuNovember 26, 2016
    Overrated and overpriced. Tea leaf salad is boring and not authentic. Most things here are overcooked or overly salty.
  • Steve P.
    Steve PolandNovember 16, 2016
    Amazing, everything. Tea leaf salad, samosa soup, Burmese shrimp, mint chicken and coconut rice. "I know king fu soju" and the ginger beer for drinks. Get all of that, you wont be disappointed.
  • Kelsey K.
    Kelsey KotzebueNovember 14, 2016
    Fiery Chicken isn't too spicy! Absolutely love this spot, I'll be coming back.
  • Rachel R.
    Rachel RebeccaNovember 11, 2016
    I had the Burmese noodles here, which was pretty good and the rosewater dessert which was also really good, service was friendly
  • Stefanía B.
    Stefanía BjarneyOctober 19, 2016
    Veggie Samosa. Chilli Lamb. Burma Cooler to drink.
  • Joanna F.
    Joanna FlammOctober 10, 2016
    Casual Burmese food
  • Tamer B.
    Tamer BOctober 5, 2016
    Must try their green tea leaf salad, ginger lemon ice tea, chili cury lamb with coconut rice... delicious and so friendly !!!
  • Jennifer E.
    Jennifer ElizabethOctober 4, 2016
    Out of this world mango shrimp! They melt in your mouth! The tea leaf salad is so different and yummy! Great noodles here too! Sangria felt a little watered down but def did the trick!
  • Yvonne W.
    Yvonne WSeptember 27, 2016
    Rainbow salad and samosa soup were terrific!!
  • Bobbie M.
    Bobbie McLellanSeptember 26, 2016
    Tea leaf salad
  • Emma
    EmmaSeptember 12, 2016
    Tea leaves salad and brussels sprouts! Lychee Mimosa is great
  • Ricardo N.
    Ricardo NebelSeptember 7, 2016
    Tea leaf salad, lamb curry
  • BuzzFeed
    BuzzFeedAugust 23, 2016
    Burma Superstar draws in plentiful crowds for its famous tea leaf salad, which comes with romaine lettuce, fried yellow beans, fried garlic, sesame seeds, fresh tomatoes, jalapenos, and dried shrimp. Read more
  • Grace Y.
    Grace YoonAugust 9, 2016
    White sangria supreme, sweet and tangy, packed with all sort of fruits including LYCHEE. Entrees are great as well, good to come with a friend or two :)
  • Andres D.
    Andres DouglasJuly 12, 2016
    If too packed, go to B-star right down the street.
  • Mihika V.
    Mihika VermaJuly 10, 2016
    Everything is great! Coconut rice is the perfect accompaniment to all their dishes
  • Holly D.
    Holly DJune 28, 2016
    the SALAD!!!
  • Parker S.
    Parker ShawnJune 22, 2016
    Pork curry, tea leaf salad
  • Andres N.
    Andres NovoaJune 19, 2016
    After you put your name down browse through one of SF's best bookstores just a couple blocks away: Green Apple Books!
  • Francesco P.
    Tea leaf salad, chilli lamb and coconut rice!
  • Vic P.
    Vic PsMay 31, 2016
    The Samosa soup is excellent!!
  • Lubos J.
    Lubos JantoMay 27, 2016
    Amazing asian food, tealeaf salad is a must. Good coconut noodles and curry. Busy in evenings
  • Isabel S.
    Isabel SiragusaMay 27, 2016
    Food is outstanding but you have to fight to get in. Next time I'm trying their other locations. Not worth the struggle.
  • Eric
    EricMay 27, 2016
    Don't read the review about it being bad thai food. Its Burmese which is not Thai.
  • Jose P.
    Jose PalomaresMay 7, 2016
    Tea leaf salad
  • Patrick H.
    Patrick HPApril 22, 2016
  • Diana G.
    Diana GalvisApril 20, 2016
    Lots of veggie options :3 and delicious food
  • JT
    JTApril 8, 2016
    Yes it was as delicious as expected
  • Parvathy N.
    Parvathy NairApril 1, 2016
    We tried the Chicken samusas, chicken kebat with coconut rice and the Superstar vegetarian noodle. Everything was delicious. Worth every penny!!
  • Jess H.
    Jess HueyMarch 31, 2016
    Come with a group so you can order multiple dishes to share! Tea leaf salad, samosa soup, and chili lamb were especially unique. Such interesting flavors!
  • J B.
    J BakhMarch 16, 2016
    Tea leaf salad
  • Jess L.
    Jess LMarch 15, 2016
    Come when they open if you don't want to wait. Tea leaf and rainbow salads and samusa soup are my favorite.
  • Elijah C.
    Elijah ColpittsMarch 8, 2016
    Best salad ever
  • H K.
    H KFebruary 25, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Tea leaf salad, soup, chili lamb, chicken and shrimp casserole were all amazing!!
  • Nate L.
    Nate LawlerFebruary 15, 2016
    Tea leaves salad!
  • Ting S.
    Ting SFebruary 7, 2016
    Waiting here is crazy, but I am willing to wait for 3 hours.
  • Feevee O.
    Feevee OweFebruary 6, 2016
    Get Thai tea here and have $1 refill <3
  • Brian L.
    Brian LongtinFebruary 1, 2016
    Delicious and fresh, a nice break from the standard Chinese take out.
  • Larry Z.
    Larry ZhouJanuary 21, 2016
    tea leaf salad was superb. curry eggplant + garlic shrimp tasted like it came from the same base sauce, mediocre. burmese fried rice, good.
  • Sabina B.
    Sabina B.January 18, 2016
    The samusa soup, rainbow salad, and shrimp curry are especially delicious 🍲🌈🍤
  • Jussi H.
    Jussi HäyhäJanuary 7, 2016
    Nice authentic food.
  • Alexander G.
    Alexander GorbachevJanuary 5, 2016
    rainbow salad is really good
  • Danielle P.
    Danielle PJanuary 3, 2016
    I dare you to get the tea leaf salad. It's absolutely amazing
  • Sascha W.
    Sascha WDecember 26, 2015
    Plenty of vegan options, and delicious and affordable!
  • Clare
    ClareDecember 16, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    The tea lead salad is delicious
  • Pranay S.
    Pranay SethiDecember 10, 2015
    The tea leaf salad is overhyped. Coconut rice, on the other hand, is indeed delicious.
  • Chefs Feed
    Chefs FeedDecember 3, 2015
    "This is such a solid beginning to a meal. The soup has lots of spices and bold flavors that wake up your palate. It's great to share with a couple of people." Chef Adam Keough Read more
  • Simon C.
    Simon ChanDecember 2, 2015
    Love the food and staff here. Try the fermented tea salad, pork belly and don't forget the coconut rice.
  • Christian B.
    Christian BakerNovember 25, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    If you're a vegetarian, you're better off enduring the wait for Burma Superstar. Unfortunately the abbreviated menu at B Star is heavily tilted towards meat eaters. That said, it is outstanding food.
  • Stephanie E.
    Stephanie EscobarNovember 17, 2015
    Just called - they DONT deliver despite the four square filter telling you they do
  • Ryan I.
    Ryan IsmailNovember 11, 2015
    Mint chicken is the best. Garlic noodle with duck also!
  • Mimi T.
    Mimi ToyamaNovember 9, 2015
    Tea leaf salad
  • Kirill
    KirillOctober 14, 2015
    Delicious food, friendly staff, and lightning-fast service! Very kid-friendly. Great place to eat and relax.
  • Chuck R.
    Chuck RoslofOctober 4, 2015
    The pork belly with bok choy was outstanding.
  • sohail
    sohailSeptember 22, 2015
    Tea leaf salad, chili lamb, coconut rice...heaven!
  • Bryan S.
    Bryan StittAugust 16, 2015
    I've liked everything. I normally don't like fish chowder, but I order it here every time.
  • Stéphane A.
    Stéphane AubinAugust 2, 2015
    Everything we ate from the coconut rice to the shrimps were so good. Service is great !
  • Jole P.
    Jole PJuly 27, 2015
    Tea leaf salad need I say more
  • Danielle W.
    Danielle WallisJuly 19, 2015
    Everything is spectacular. The tea leaf salad is a must! Share all the dishes with your group.
  • Amir S.
    Amir SuidanJuly 8, 2015
    The Veg Samosa was excellent. And the Poddi was real good. Keep in mind it doesn't come with rice
  • Kviksilverica
    KviksilvericaJuly 6, 2015
    Everything is awesome 😍😍
  • Abhishek K.
    Abhishek KarJuly 4, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    You just cannot hate this place. The tea leaf salad is divine and so are the lamb dishes!
  • K E.
    K EastJuly 4, 2015
    Every thing goes great with the coconut rice!
  • Barbara M.
    Barbara MatthewsJuly 2, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    What a wonderful place. Destination food for us. The tea leaf salad is a must!
  • Tif C.
    Tif C.May 17, 2015
    Tea leaf salad as mentioned is great. The catfish soup is wonderful and surprisingly light. Chili lamb was great but it's better paired with another entree. Very spicy.
  • David
    DavidMay 16, 2015
    Tea leaf salad, definetely coconut rice. Cat fish chowder, the lamb curry is abit tough
  • Barbara M.
    Barbara MatthewsMay 9, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Samusa soup, garlic broccoli are staples for me!
  • Octavio R.
    Octavio RuizMay 3, 2015
    The tea leaf salad and all the soups are my choice. A bowl of soup can be shared up to 5 people. Come in group.
  • Rem K.
    Rem KoningApril 23, 2015
    Lamb is excellent, sour leaf is a must. Skip the tea leaf salad.
  • Shinji K.
    Shinji KuwayamaApril 22, 2015
    The tea leaf salad is awesome and unusual. Four of us waited 10min for a table at 7pm
  • Marian E.
    Marian ElbertApril 12, 2015
    Reserve ahead of time and plan for an hour of walking around or buying apps elsewhere. Things to get for 2 people w/leftovers: Samusa Soup, Tea Leaf Salad, Burmese Style Curry Lamb and Nan Pia Dok.
  • Sherry L.
    Sherry LiApril 12, 2015
    Tea leaf salad and the chicken noodles are good
  • nils j.
    nils jansonApril 5, 2015
    Leave your name and cell at the counter and walk up the street to have a drink at one of the many bars on Clement. The time flies by and you won't be one of those chumps shivering on the street.
  • Zii H.
    Zii HammadApril 3, 2015
    Motherclucker, this place is good. Wait was short enough, and everything was amazing. Some of the best stuff I've had in my life, right off the appetizer list. Get a coconut!
  • Caity M.
    Caity MalcolmMarch 30, 2015
    Nyan gyi dok
  • Bengu
    BenguMarch 27, 2015
  • Nicole P.
    Nicole PMarch 23, 2015
    Everything everyone says is true. Get the tea leaf salad.
  • Sharon P.
    Sharon P.March 21, 2015
    Best Burmese food I've had to date. The room temp vegetarian noodles are a must must must.
  • Katherine L.
    Katherine LMarch 20, 2015
    Get the poodie!
  • Shawn A.
    Shawn ArmstrongMarch 13, 2015
  • taekjoo c.
    taekjoo chungDecember 8, 2016
    미얀마(버마) 식당. 생소한 동남아시아 음식이지만 한국입맛이랑 잘 맞는다. 특히 매운 갈비찜 같은 요리가 맛있었다. 유명한 가게로 늘 사람이 많다고 한다.
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