Posts Tagged ‘Burlingame’

12 Sep

Stella Alpina Osteria, Burlingame

Posted by, September 12th, 2016

Stella Alpina Burlingame exterior decor

Gnocchi and Salmon to die for. Stella Alpina Osteria is a small Italian restaurant located a block from the main Burlingame Avenue shopping area. Located below ground level, most people would never know it was here. The restaurant opened in May 2005, and was featured on PBS’ Check Please TV show. This was our 3rd time dining here.

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20 Jan

Pizzeria Delfina, San Francisco – Burlingame

Posted by, January 20th, 2015

Delicious Italian around the Bay. Pizzeria Delfina is the lower cost more casual eatery next to top rated Delfina. They do not take reservations and focus on ‘Neapolitan inspired’, thin crust pizzas and Antipasti. Delfina does not serve pizza. They use local, seasonal ingredients and have a lots of wines by the glass.  There are 2 location in San Francisco – Mission and Pacific Heights. In 2016 we dined several times at the Burlingame location.

Pizzeria Delfina San Francisco Interior

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2 Nov

Straits Restaurant, Burlingame – Santana Row

Posted by, November 2nd, 2014

Straits Restaurant Burlingame Exterior

Straits Burlingame

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14 Mar

Il Fornaio Review

Posted by, March 14th, 2014

Il Fornaio Interior 3

Il Fornaio (The Baker in Italian) is an Italian restaurant serving “creatively prepared, premium-quality Italian cuisine based on authentic regional Italian recipes.” They have 21 locations, many in California. They have been around since 1972, initially starting as a baking school.

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6 Jun

Grace Garden Restaurant Review, Burlingame

Posted by, June 6th, 2013

Grace Garden Burlingame Exterior

Grace Garden is a Chinese restaurant specializing in (as they say term it) Mandarin, Szechuan, Hunan, and Peking cuisine. Seeing this line scared us, as no restaurant can specialize in this wide variety of food.

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14 Jan

Mokutanya, Burlingame

Posted by, January 14th, 2013

Mokutanya Burlingame exterior decor

Why did we dine here? – Mokutanya is a modern Japanese restaurant located in a non-descript strip mall in sleepy Burlingame. A friend suggested this restaurant, so we were excited to give it a try. The food and atmosphere exceeded our expectations. Kokko and Izakaya Mai is one of the better skewer restaurants in this area and Mokutanya exceeds it in terms of quality and fun.

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2 May

Burger Joint Restaurant Review

Posted by, May 2nd, 2011

Burger Joint Exterior

Burger Joint is another trendy high end burger place that uses high quality Niman ranch organic beef and Double Rainbow ice cream. They have 5 locations in the San Francisco area and have been around since 1994. We house dined at the Burlingame location several times, which is located in the Burlingame Avenue shopping district with our latest meal at the San Francisco Airport International terminal location. Burger Joint’ s quality has improved over the years. Read the rest of this entry »

18 Apr

Taste In Restaurant Review, Burlingame

Posted by, April 18th, 2011

Taste In Burlingame exterior decor

Taste In is a family owned Mediterranean deli and restaurant in Burlingame’s Broadway Street shopping district. They focus on Mediterranean cuisine including falafel’s, schawerma, kabobs and the like. This place opened in late 2009. Our last visit was in fall 2011. Read the rest of this entry »

23 Feb

Kabul Afghan Cuisine Restaurant Review, Burlingame

Posted by, February 23rd, 2011

Kabul Afghan Cuisine Exterior

Kabul Afghan Cuisine serves Afghani cuisine on the San Francisco Peninsula with locations in Burlingame and San Carlos. We dined for lunch at the newer Burlingame location. They do have some options for vegetarians. Our last visit was in February 2011. Read the rest of this entry »

17 Mar

Sakae Sushi Noboru Restaurant Review, Burlingame

Posted by, March 17th, 2010

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11 Dec

Zambra Tapas Bar Restaurant Review, Burlingame

Posted by, December 11th, 2009

Zambra Tapas Bar Burlingame Exterior Decor

Zambra Tapas Bar is a new restaurant in Burlingame that specializes in traditional small plates (tapas) from Spain. They are located right off upscale Burlingame Avenue and right next to four other restaurants. Read the rest of this entry »

18 Dec

nectar wine lounge Restaurant Review

Posted by, December 18th, 2008

nectar wine lounge exterior

nectar wine lounge is a stylish wine lounge with locations in Burlingame and San Francisco’s Marina district. They serve many different types of wine including many tastes and several flights. They also serve a full menu of food with a focus on local, sustainable, organic product. They have daily specials. We visited the one in Burlingame which is located just off the main Burlingame avenue shopping mecca. Read the rest of this entry »