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The 5 Best Lunch Spots In Burlingame

Updated: October 6, 2021

With gourmet sandwiches and homemade soups on every corner, there's no reason to skip lunch in Burlingame. We analyzed the top blogs, restaurant review sites, and food publications to find the best lunches in Burlingame. You won’t find better midday eats than those offered by these delicious lunch spots!

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New England Lobster Market & Eatery

Spanish, $$, BurlingameSpanish, $$Burlingame
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Michelin Guide

    The Plate • Fresh ingredients, carefully prepared: a good meal (2019)

    Michelin Guide

Rocca Ristorante

Italian, $$, BurlingameItalian, $$Burlingame
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Saltyard

American, $$, BurlingameAmerican, $$Burlingame
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Mykonos Meze

Greek, BurlingameGreekBurlingame
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 5.0

Tuna Kahuna

Hawaiian, $$, BurlingameHawaiian, $$Burlingame
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

How did we curate these results?

Figuring out the best restaurants can take a long time. We analyzed 1901 lists and articles from top sources like Michelin Guide, 28808 Burlingame restaurants’ ratings across Google and Yelp, and 3104661 reviews – all with some boam magic to make sense of the madness. We cross-referenced with top lists, like Michelin Guide - The Plate • Fresh ingredients, carefully prepared: a good meal (2019). As restaurants continue to adapt to COVID-19, you can trust us to show the latest information on which restaurants are open and how with our real-time data recommendation engine. Our site gets no money for featuring restaurants in this list – everyone’s earned their place. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Drink pairing tips

  • Go for Cilantro Chile Cooler with banh mi

    For an elevated experience, pair your banh mi with Cilantro Chile Cooler. This combination works particularly well because this cocktail cuts through the fattiness of the sandwich.


  • The ideal drink pairing for banh mi

    Finding the ideal drink pairing for banh mi can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some white wine, particularly a glass of Kabinett. This, sweet, white wine balances the spicy banh mi.

  • The perfect match for your banh mi

    When having banh mi, experts suggest you pair it with a glass of Muscat de Alexandria, a popular white wine.

Interesting facts

  • A classic dish

    Have you ever heard of hot pot? It’s a tasty classic from China. Have it with assortment of sliced ingredient.

  • An iconic duo: green tea & sushi

    Surely you’ve tried green tea with your sushi? It’s a classic pairing.

  • Think you love peanut butter and jelly sandwich

    peanut butter and jelly sandwich is pretty tasty, to say the least, and Patrick Bertoletti agrees. If you want to break their record for most sandwich eaten in 1, you’re gonna have to help yourself to more than 6!

Parking info

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