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About Us

Come Hungry, Leave Happy

Est. 1988 by John Akkaya

We invite you to enjoy the finest Italian cuisine in the Bay Area situated on Broadway in Burlingame, California. Our cozy Italian restaurant will make you feel at home where the dining room has a warm and inviting atmosphere. Whatever the occasion may be from catering, corporate parties, to “date night” you can always enjoy an authentic “home cooked” Italian meal at Burlingame’s Café Figaro and we all know home is where the heart is…

Whole fish on plate with lemon slice
Exterior of building with porsche in parking spot
Gnocchi with lobster in a creamy sauce.

About the Owner

John has been entertaining customers for the past 20 years serving as owner between Ristorante Don Giovanni and his first restaurant Cafe Figaro, located in Burlingame, California. John's passion is food and his restaurants, which has been proven with the Business Man of the Year award.

John hosts many events through the restaurant and in his spare time you will find him on one of the many Bay Area Golf courses.

Vintage photo of man lening on metal lion statue

John Akkaya - Owner