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Chiroy's Cafe 914 E 8th St, National City
Chiroy's Cafe
Mexican • $$

Chiroy's Cafe

914 E 8th St, National City, CA 91950

Service was super friendly and attentive. Good food. It seems like it's made from scratch. Atmosphere is cozy and depending on the time you go. It can be...

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  • Superb163 Reviews4.7
Poke Etc. 916 E 8th St, National City
Poke Etc.
Hawaiian • $

Poke Etc.

916 E 8th St, National City, CA 91950

So delicious! ? ?I don’t understand people who gift 3-4 stars and say the place was so good. Okay, if it’s that good then give ‘em five stars.I’m...

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  • Superb224 Reviews4.6
Tita's Kitchenette 2720 E Plaza Blvd E, National City
Tita's Kitchenette
Filipino • $

Tita's Kitchenette

2720 E Plaza Blvd E, National City, CA 91950

I've been frequenting this place for over 12 years. The most delicious and authentic Filipino food ever. Very reasonable prices and generous food...

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  • Superb275 Reviews4.5
PHO 7 COW 1025 Highland Ave, National City
PHO 7 COW
Vietnamese • $

PHO 7 COW

1025 Highland Ave, National City, CA 91950

Fast service, polite employees, beautiful restaurant but most important delicious food! Pho 7 Cow is my top pho place in all San Diego/Southbay area! Highly...

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  • Superb262 Reviews4.5
Guanatos Mexican Grill 1526 E 18th St, National City
Guanatos Mexican Grill
Mexican • $

Guanatos Mexican Grill

1526 E 18th St, National City, CA 91950

This is one of the best taco shops I ever been to. The staff is friendly and the food is good as well as the drinks. I went for fish tacos they tasted fresh...

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  • Superb149 Reviews4.6
Green Vine Delicatessen 2429 National City Blvd, National City
Green Vine Delicatessen
Deli • $

Green Vine Delicatessen

2429 National City Blvd, National City, CA 91950

I would give six stars if I could! This place has amazing food, great coffee and a super relaxed atmosphere. My wife and I have been here twice now and both...

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Golden Chopsticks Restaurant 1430 E Plaza Blvd, National City
Golden Chopsticks Restaurant
Chinese • $$

Golden Chopsticks Restaurant

1430 E Plaza Blvd, National City, CA 91950

Can't believe I've never been here all my life! Seriously though Golden Chopsticks knows how to run a restaurant. They work fast, constantly check up...

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  • Superb267 Reviews4.4
Mi Pana Latín American Cuisine 2241 Highland Ave, National City
Mi Pana Latín American Cuisine
Venezuelan • $

Mi Pana Latín American Cuisine

2241 Highland Ave, National City, CA 91950

We stopped in for dinner here and the food was pretty tasty! I had a taco and an arepas and was not disappointed. We ate in, and while the atmosphere is a bit...

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  • Superb157 Reviews4.5
Napoleone's Pizza House 619 National City Blvd, National City
Napoleone's Pizza House
Pizza • $$

Napoleone's Pizza House

619 National City Blvd, National City, CA 91950

Came here for lunch with our family after my Dad's funeral service yesterday, Mike and Joe's was his and his brother's ( and my mom's) high...

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  • Superb240 Reviews4.4
Pho Mai Cali & Grill 1635 Sweetwater Rd h, National City
Pho Mai Cali & Grill
Vietnamese • $

Pho Mai Cali & Grill

1635 Sweetwater Rd h, National City, CA 91950

best pho, spring rolls and chicken banh mi's i've ever had, i usually online order the well done steak and chicken banh mi and every time and...

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  • Superb237 Reviews4.4
Over The Tap 2424 Hoover Ave Suite A, National City
Over The Tap
Beer Bar

Over The Tap

2424 Hoover Ave Suite A, National City, CA 91950

Great place and great choice on beer!! A new little gem. We rode our bikes over from the campground and it was an easy ride. Great atmosphere! Go and support...

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  • Superb51 Reviews5
Silvia's Pupuseria - Salvadorian Food 916 E 8th St, National City
Silvia's Pupuseria - Salvadorian Food
Salvadoran • $

Silvia's Pupuseria - Salvadorian Food

916 E 8th St, National City, CA 91950

Changed our lives. We were sooo hungry and found this local treasure. Super affordable. Absolutely delicious and fulfilling. Generous servings. Fresh chips +...

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  • Superb224 Reviews4.4
Royal Mandarin 1132 E Plaza Blvd #205, National City
Royal Mandarin
Chinese • $$

Royal Mandarin

1132 E Plaza Blvd #205, National City, CA 91950

Daughters 15th Birthday and she wanted Royal! Calamari, Mixed fried rice and of course Salt and Pepper wings. My food was also brought to my car. They have...

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  • Superb466 Reviews4.3
Teriyaki Sun 4 N Euclid Ave, National City
Teriyaki Sun
Sushi Bar

Teriyaki Sun

4 N Euclid Ave, National City, CA 91950

Hidden Gem! This is my favorite sushi spot hands down the best!!! They have a buy 3 get 1 free for their specialty rolls which are amazing! The service is...

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  • Superb174 Reviews4.4
Machete Beer House 2325 Highland Ave, National City
Machete Beer House
Beer Bar • $$

Machete Beer House

2325 Highland Ave, National City, CA 91950

Great place to have some drinks yesterday was there 7th year anniversary they had tacos they were selling merchandise all around just a great place to have...

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  • Superb113 Reviews4.5
PHO BO RESTAURANT 2424 Hoover Ave Suite K, National City
PHO BO RESTAURANT
Vietnamese

PHO BO RESTAURANT

2424 Hoover Ave Suite K, National City, CA 91950

Such a great place. Love the food there especially the person that helped me Sandra. She gave outstanding service and was very nice and very helpful. Thats...

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  • Superb82 Reviews4.6
Fresca Deli & Food 1021 Highland Ave #3515, National City
Fresca Deli & Food
Deli • $

Fresca Deli & Food

1021 Highland Ave #3515, National City, CA 91950

I've came here twice in the past week and they have amazing customer service! There sandwiches are delicious as well as the corn in a cup and tostilocos....

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  • Superb62 Reviews4.7
Vons Chicken 811 K Ave, National City
Vons Chicken
Korean

Vons Chicken

811 K Ave, National City, CA 91950

I really enjoy there chiken wings here. The wings are huge and bussin with flavor. It's located in the corner of the neighborhood and parking could be...

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  • Superb93 Reviews4.5
Oriental Cafe 39 E 7th St, National City
Oriental Cafe
Chinese • $

Oriental Cafe

39 E 7th St, National City, CA 91950

Good food been coming here for years cash only friendly cashier doesn't mind when i change one plate for another, theres only one thing she overcharges...

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  • Superb128 Reviews4.4
Toto's grill 1615 Sweetwater Rd, National City
Toto's grill
Filipino • $

Toto's grill

1615 Sweetwater Rd, National City, CA 91950

Fun experience when I was in town. It felt like I was back in Philippines cooking and eating with good company. If going as a group call ahead. The food is...

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  • Superb126 Reviews4.4
Pizza Grande 101 N Highland Ave C, National City
Pizza Grande
Pizza • $

Pizza Grande

101 N Highland Ave C, National City, CA 91950

Been coming here for bout 5 months. I rarely order pizza i always order their Greek Salad...mmmmm very good! Great size and portions...i have tasted their...

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  • Superb88 Reviews4.5
Slappy's Burgers and Brews 1105 E Plaza Blvd Suite D, National City
Slappy's Burgers and Brews
Burgers • $$

Slappy's Burgers and Brews

1105 E Plaza Blvd Suite D, National City, CA 91950

My first time here at Slappy's and I will definitely be back! Good food, great service! Sampler plate was fire, the sauce on top complimented the fries,...

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  • Superb184 Reviews4.3
San Diego Pretzel Company 224 W 12th St, National City
San Diego Pretzel Company
Pretzels • $

San Diego Pretzel Company

224 W 12th St, National City, CA 91950

I haven't visited the factory, but found this BIG pretzel at my local Smart & Final in the fresh bread aisle. It was GOOD! One of the best...

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  • Superb37 Reviews4.9
Esmeralda's Fruits 2303 Highland Ave, National City
Esmeralda's Fruits
Health Food

Esmeralda's Fruits

2303 Highland Ave, National City, CA 91950

Bought here for the first time, fresas con crema & an escamocha. It’s ok. Flavor wise it can be better. Both of my items could have been better. And...

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  • Superb42 Reviews4.8
Las Islas Filipinas Restaurant 933 S Harbison Ave, National City
Las Islas Filipinas Restaurant
Filipino

Las Islas Filipinas Restaurant

933 S Harbison Ave, National City, CA 91950

FOOD + KARAOKE ... I don't sing so I'm there specifically for the food! Don't feel awkward when you aren't sure to enter the restaurant or...

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  • Superb47 Reviews4.7
It's in the Filling! 2134 I Ave, National City
It's in the Filling!
Cupcakes

It's in the Filling!

2134 I Ave, National City, CA 91950

We ordered the cookies and the cookie cake and it was all delicious! Ordering is easy, I love we can see the prices, when to pick etc before you decide To...

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  • Superb31 Reviews5
Kimball Coastal Eatery 740 Bay Marina Dr, National City
Kimball Coastal Eatery
American

Kimball Coastal Eatery

740 Bay Marina Dr, National City, CA 91950

Great new place by the marina in National City and it's located next to the Best Western, so there's ample parking. The vibe is california coastal,...

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  • Superb68 Reviews4.5
Saki Sushi & Grill 2424 Hoover Ave Suite F, National City
Saki Sushi & Grill
Sushi

Saki Sushi & Grill

2424 Hoover Ave Suite F, National City, CA 91950

Super amazing little spot! Definitely my new regular sushi place. Our server was phenomenal- super attentive, fun, and had great suggestions. Every roll that...

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  • Superb40 Reviews4.7
Ching's Famous Hopia 1722 E 8th St, National City
Ching's Famous Hopia
Filipino • $

Ching's Famous Hopia

1722 E 8th St, National City, CA 91950

I bought hopia here for a xmas party and I regret not ordering more chicken skin chicharron. The business has been around for years and Im glad to support...

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Menuderia Don Vicente 2637 Highland Ave, National City
Menuderia Don Vicente
Mexican • $

Menuderia Don Vicente

2637 Highland Ave, National City, CA 91950

This food is the best in southern san deigo for just about everything I've had on the menu, which is about 60%..I been coming to this place for about 11...

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  • Good209 Reviews4.2

American Restaurants

American in National City
Kimball Coastal Eatery 740 Bay Marina Dr, National City
Kimball Coastal Eatery
American

Kimball Coastal Eatery

740 Bay Marina Dr, National City, CA 91950

Great new place by the marina in National City and it's located next to the Best Western, so there's ample parking. The vibe is california coastal,...

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  • Superb68 Reviews4.5
Cafe La Maze 1441 Highland Ave, National City
Cafe La Maze
American • $$

Cafe La Maze

1441 Highland Ave, National City, CA 91950

Oh man what an AWESOME experience here! Got the VIP treatment by Teula. I got the big steaks and she recommended apps & all were good! If I HAD to nitpick...

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  • Good247 Reviews4.1
Broken Yolk Cafe 3030 Plaza Bonita Rd #1106, National City
Broken Yolk Cafe
American • $$

Broken Yolk Cafe

3030 Plaza Bonita Rd #1106, National City, CA 91950

Came to this location for the first time and actually haven't been to a broken yolk in a really long time due to a bad experience at a different location....

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  • Good220 Reviews4

Pizza Restaurants

Pizza in National City
Napoleone's Pizza House 619 National City Blvd, National City
Napoleone's Pizza House
Pizza • $$

Napoleone's Pizza House

619 National City Blvd, National City, CA 91950

Came here for lunch with our family after my Dad's funeral service yesterday, Mike and Joe's was his and his brother's ( and my mom's) high...

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  • Superb240 Reviews4.4
Pizza Grande 101 N Highland Ave C, National City
Pizza Grande
Pizza • $

Pizza Grande

101 N Highland Ave C, National City, CA 91950

Been coming here for bout 5 months. I rarely order pizza i always order their Greek Salad...mmmmm very good! Great size and portions...i have tasted their...

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  • Superb88 Reviews4.5
Zappy Pizza 1712 E 8th St, National City
Zappy Pizza
Pizza

Zappy Pizza

1712 E 8th St, National City, CA 91950

For the price and taste, you cant go wrong. Delicious cheese bread!! my family liked the wings too, pizza is also good! We go at least a few times a month....

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  • Good115 Reviews4.2

Mexican Restaurants

Mexican in National City
Chiroy's Cafe 914 E 8th St, National City
Chiroy's Cafe
Mexican • $$

Chiroy's Cafe

914 E 8th St, National City, CA 91950

Service was super friendly and attentive. Good food. It seems like it's made from scratch. Atmosphere is cozy and depending on the time you go. It can be...

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  • Superb163 Reviews4.7
Guanatos Mexican Grill 1526 E 18th St, National City
Guanatos Mexican Grill
Mexican • $

Guanatos Mexican Grill

1526 E 18th St, National City, CA 91950

This is one of the best taco shops I ever been to. The staff is friendly and the food is good as well as the drinks. I went for fish tacos they tasted fresh...

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  • Superb149 Reviews4.6
Menuderia Don Vicente 2637 Highland Ave, National City
Menuderia Don Vicente
Mexican • $

Menuderia Don Vicente

2637 Highland Ave, National City, CA 91950

This food is the best in southern san deigo for just about everything I've had on the menu, which is about 60%..I been coming to this place for about 11...

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  • Good209 Reviews4.2

Chinese Restaurants

Chinese in National City
Golden Chopsticks Restaurant 1430 E Plaza Blvd, National City
Golden Chopsticks Restaurant
Chinese • $$

Golden Chopsticks Restaurant

1430 E Plaza Blvd, National City, CA 91950

Can't believe I've never been here all my life! Seriously though Golden Chopsticks knows how to run a restaurant. They work fast, constantly check up...

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  • Superb267 Reviews4.4
Royal Mandarin 1132 E Plaza Blvd #205, National City
Royal Mandarin
Chinese • $$

Royal Mandarin

1132 E Plaza Blvd #205, National City, CA 91950

Daughters 15th Birthday and she wanted Royal! Calamari, Mixed fried rice and of course Salt and Pepper wings. My food was also brought to my car. They have...

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  • Superb466 Reviews4.3
Oriental Cafe 39 E 7th St, National City
Oriental Cafe
Chinese • $

Oriental Cafe

39 E 7th St, National City, CA 91950

Good food been coming here for years cash only friendly cashier doesn't mind when i change one plate for another, theres only one thing she overcharges...

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  • Superb128 Reviews4.4

Fast Food Restaurants

Fast Food in National City
Delos Reyes Snack Bar and Lounge 3142 E Plaza Blvd suite F, National City
Delos Reyes Snack Bar and Lounge
Fast Food

Delos Reyes Snack Bar and Lounge

3142 E Plaza Blvd suite F, National City, CA 91950

Wow!!! 5 stars for sure!!! This restaurant has exceeded my expectations. I went with my family of 4 and we ordered a little bit of everything. We ordered one...

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  • Superb29 Reviews4.9
Red Ribbon 2220 E Plaza Blvd Ste G, National City
Red Ribbon
Fast Food • $

Red Ribbon

2220 E Plaza Blvd Ste G, National City, CA 91950

Red ribbon is definitely my go to place for purchasing cakes for special occasions. They always have the cake that I want available and they are always quick...

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  • Superb75 Reviews4.3
Chick-fil-A 400 Mile of Cars Way, National City
Chick-fil-A
Fast Food • $$

Chick-fil-A

400 Mile of Cars Way, National City, CA 91950

Haven't been to a Chick-fil-A in years. My daughter said I'm in the mood, and off we went after 8:30pm 1/5/21, to a very busy location. What I liked...

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  • Good283 Reviews3.9

Seafood Restaurants

Seafood in National City
San Diego Seafood Inc 1842 McKinley Ave, National City
San Diego Seafood Inc
Seafood Markets • $$

San Diego Seafood Inc

1842 McKinley Ave, National City, CA 91950

I bought salmon, black sea bass, and oysters. All were awesome. Be adventurous and buy seafood from the source of many restaurants. You won't regret it. I did...

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The Ace Crab 3403 East Plaza Boulevard Suite #E, National City
The Ace Crab
Seafood

The Ace Crab

3403 East Plaza Boulevard Suite #E, National City, CA 91950

WOW! I had no idea this place existed until the middle of 2021, ha! I actually heard about the place through my sister and had tried some of her take out....

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  • Superb105 Reviews4.3
Mariscos El Tiburon 543 Highland Ave, National City
Mariscos El Tiburon
Seafood • $$

Mariscos El Tiburon

543 Highland Ave, National City, CA 91950

Ordered to go and it was done quickly. La muchacha es un dulce. Caldo de 7 Mares was the most beautiful and tasty I've ever had and it was HUGE! Mom loved...

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  • Good59 Reviews3.7
The Waterfront Grill @ Pier 32 Marina - San Diego 3201 Marina Way, National City
The Waterfront Grill @ Pier 32 Marina - San Diego
Sandwich Shop • $$

The Waterfront Grill @ Pier 32 Marina - San Diego

3201 Marina Way, National City, CA 91950

First time coming to this establishment and might I add, ver pleasantly surprised. A relative told us about this place as it's their "go-to" for...

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  • Good149 Reviews4.2
Tortas Oasis Deli 1210 E Plaza Blvd #404, National City
Tortas Oasis Deli
Sandwich Shop • $

Tortas Oasis Deli

1210 E Plaza Blvd #404, National City, CA 91950

I have been getting my Elotes here since Middle School. They're always so generous and delicious ?I gave four stars because they didn't have any...

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Fruteria De Disfrutalas 133 Highland Ave A1, National City
Fruteria De Disfrutalas
Sandwich Shop

Fruteria De Disfrutalas

133 Highland Ave A1, National City, CA 91950

Omg!! So good, the shrimp ceviche us really good, not only on this place but on their other location as well in university avenue they are both really good,The...

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D Wings & Ribs 36 N Euclid Ave F, National City
D Wings & Ribs
Chicken Wings

D Wings & Ribs

36 N Euclid Ave F, National City, CA 91950

Simply incredible. Family business and they are very friendly. Had the wings and ribs combo. Fries were freshly cooked and crispy. Wings were big crispy and...

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  • Good137 Reviews4.2
FireBirds Chicken 3030 Plaza Bonita Rd #2450, National City
FireBirds Chicken
Chicken

FireBirds Chicken

3030 Plaza Bonita Rd #2450, National City, CA 91950

Great sandwiches! Was our first time there so we took their recommendations and we couldn't be happier with how they turned out! We got the bacon ranch...

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  • Good31 Reviews4.1
Wings Empire 2527 E Plaza Blvd, National City
Wings Empire
Chicken Wings

Wings Empire

2527 E Plaza Blvd, National City, CA 91950

One thing I do enjoy is my smorgesborges with fries. I have tried many places for buffalo fries, but this place is taking my business again for sure. It...

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  • Average15 Reviews3

Japanese Restaurants

Japanese in National City
Sushi & Galbi 1519 Highland Ave, National City
Sushi & Galbi
Japanese • $

Sushi & Galbi

1519 Highland Ave, National City, CA 91950

Oh wow so good! Place is always popping. The rolls are really good, I had the scallop crunch roll and it was delicious. Service here is great too, the owner is...

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  • Good212 Reviews4.1
Sarku Japan 3030 Plaza Bonita Road Space #FC-8, National City
Sarku Japan
Japanese • $$

Sarku Japan

3030 Plaza Bonita Road Space #FC-8, National City, CA 91950

Love the food. Happy this place is STILL OPEN. Been looking all over to find them. All the other places in San Diego closed. Drove 25 minutes to get it, but...

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  • Good31 Reviews4.1
Donburi Rice Bowls 41 E 8th St, National City
Donburi Rice Bowls
Japanese

Donburi Rice Bowls

41 E 8th St, National City, CA 91950

Amazing food. I highly recommend the Gyudon. If you like beef bowls, you will not be disappointed. Some of the best beef I’ve had, tender and delicious....

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  • Superb8 Reviews4.4

Vietnamese Restaurants

Vietnamese in National City
PHO 7 COW 1025 Highland Ave, National City
PHO 7 COW
Vietnamese • $

PHO 7 COW

1025 Highland Ave, National City, CA 91950

Fast service, polite employees, beautiful restaurant but most important delicious food! Pho 7 Cow is my top pho place in all San Diego/Southbay area! Highly...

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  • Superb262 Reviews4.5
Pho Mai Cali & Grill 1635 Sweetwater Rd h, National City
Pho Mai Cali & Grill
Vietnamese • $

Pho Mai Cali & Grill

1635 Sweetwater Rd h, National City, CA 91950

best pho, spring rolls and chicken banh mi's i've ever had, i usually online order the well done steak and chicken banh mi and every time and...

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  • Superb237 Reviews4.4
PHO BO RESTAURANT 2424 Hoover Ave Suite K, National City
PHO BO RESTAURANT
Vietnamese

PHO BO RESTAURANT

2424 Hoover Ave Suite K, National City, CA 91950

Such a great place. Love the food there especially the person that helped me Sandra. She gave outstanding service and was very nice and very helpful. Thats...

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  • Superb82 Reviews4.6
Stoney's 108 W 25th St Suite Q, National City
Stoney's
Bar & Grill • $

Stoney's

108 W 25th St Suite Q, National City, CA 91950

Found this place when we were getting the husband's bike serviced nearby. This is a new favorite. Easy access/ parking, plenty of seating, friendly staff....

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CAABO Tacos & Beer 831 E 8th St, National City
CAABO Tacos & Beer
Bar & Grill • $

CAABO Tacos & Beer

831 E 8th St, National City, CA 91950

I recently visited here for lunch. It is a good truck near the Warf. The location is perfect if you want a quick bite. Everything is outside seating. The food...

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  • Good96 Reviews4.1
Trolley Side Deli 530 W 21st St, National City
Trolley Side Deli
Bar & Grill • $$

Trolley Side Deli

530 W 21st St, National City, CA 91950

I really don't go to the store that much but I do you like about it has a lot of snacks and drinks and munchies lots of munchies I got maybe so it is...

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  • Average6 Reviews3.2