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About Rangoon Ruby Burmese Cuisine - San Carlos
Rangoon Ruby Burmese Cuisine-San Carlos
San Carlos, CA 94070
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday-Friday 11:30am-2:30pm
Dinner: Monday-Thursday 5:00pm-9:30pm
Dinner: Friday 5:00pm-10:00pm
Lunch/Dinner: Saturday 11:30am-10:00pm
Lunch/Dinner: Sunday 11:30am-9:30pm
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Parking lot across the street and to the side
Caltrain and Caltrans
Bar Dining, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Outdoor dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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Rangoon Ruby Burmese Cuisine - San Carlos Ratings and Reviews
Have been yo all your restaurants in Palo Alto, San Carlos and Belmont many times
Always order tea leaf salad and the waiter didn't put the fresh squeezed lemon juice on
It. I had to ask another waiter
We really should not of been charged for that item.
What is going on with your service😩
We really hope it was just that the kitchen had an "Off Night".
We have eaten in this restaurant (and other Rangoon Ruby's) more than a dozen times. We have always loved it! The green mango salad has always been just about the BEST salad We have ever had. Likewise the garlic noodles were always a "must order" item. But on this visit, the Mango salad was "good", it was not GREAT! The Garlic Noodles, another of our favorite "MUST HAVE" items, (we opted to add the shredded duck) had very little flavor and that flavor tasted "off". We even sent them back to have the kitchen try again. The second order was not any better. We had started with the calamari appetizer. We hadn't had that before and thought we'd give it a try. It was okay, just okay, and we knew we wouldn't be ordering it again as we knew (or thought we knew) that all the other food on the menu was far better.
What happened? Is there a new chef? Did the restaurant alter their recipes? Has the quality of their ingredients changed to save on cost?
What happened to this wonderful "Go To" restaurant ?
In hopes that it really was just an "Off Night" we will go back at least once more. And we will visit other locations, again, too - to make sure this is an isolated problem.
But the fact that the restaurant was much less crowed, than what we have otherwise experienced, makes us fear the worst.
PLEASE!!! RANGOON RUBY, GO BACK TO THE OLD WAYS!! Your food use to be GREAT!!! These new changes are NOT WORKING!!
Much better than average Asian food in a pleasant dining room -- though a bit crowded, which makes for too noisy a space (depends on what time you go, of course). Salt and Pepper calamari was average, but transformed to very good by the sauce it's served with. Garlic noodles should be much garlickier. If you like spicy, say so . . . "medium" spiciness of Shrimp Kebat was almost undetectable. Don't miss the Tea Leaf salad, an unusual and delightful combination of tastes and textures. Wines by the glass are very badly overpriced. All in all a good dinner, with room for improvement.
We loved this restaurant. This was are first time here, we've been wanting to come here for a long
time. So we decide to try it on Valentine's Day. The ambience was nice as well as the service. we ended up choosing the special menu for that day. The food was delicious. We will definitely be returning to this place. There is so much more on the menu that we have to try.
Thanks for making our dining experience a good one.
We shall return.
We had the mango chicken, one of the beef dishes, pork and pumpkin stew, garlic noodles and coconut rice. The rice was great and noodles were yummy (though definitely garlicky). The mango chicken was sweet but not overwhelmingly. The pork and pumpkin stew was good but not the best of the versions I've had at Burmese. Beef was really good. I also LOVE the palatas here from the appetizer menu- I order it to go for lunch!
This was a repeat and we always enjoy. As this was New Years Eve it was a bit busy. We wanted soup to come first but it arrived with the other. Items. Food was not hot. We will come again as we know they can do better. When we complained about the food not being hot, the complimentary us with two ice cream desserts.
I am sorry to say, Rangoon Ruby has lost its way. We used to be frequent diners, but this may be the last time we will visit. The Tea leaf salad has lost its punch. It used to have so much flavor and now it is ho-hum. The pulata sauce has become incredibly runny and the chicken was filled with bones and cartilage. The sesame beef was chewy and frankly inedible. Must be using very poor quality meats for their food.
Such a shame as we have loved it for several years.
Excellent as always! We enjoy coming to the San Carlos Rangoon Ruby. The food and service are always excellent. We have introduced this restaurant to many friends.
We love the samosa salad, the basil chillie swai ( fish), the eggplant and many other dishes. A chilled beer goes well with the food.
An excellent choice for a standout lunch or dinner. Really tasty and creative Burmese food served very quickly and spiced to your comfort level. In our case, we had one diner who wanted mild spiciness and another that preferred a spicier dish. Each dish was prepared to the appropriate level. Service was so fast that the drinks we had just ordered arrived before we could finish ordering the main meal! (Benefits of electronic ordering...) Very happy with this find - good food in a creative, upscale environment, served rapidly and at a reasonable price. What more can you ask for? We will be back with friends.
The food was delicious! We ordered the samosas, Pad Thai, and string beans. They have a Burmese Iced Tea, which is similar (not identical) to a Thai Iced Tea and less sweet. Relatively quick meal, which is good when you're having lunch during business hours.
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