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Royal Mandarin

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1132 E Plaza Blvd Ste 205, National City, CA 91950
+1 619-477-4151
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09:00 - 22:00
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Spokane, Washington
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

My family really wanted Chinese food. It was hard to find a place open on New Year's Day. Our first impression when we walked in the restaurant was not positive. The place was chaotic and seemed unorganized. We were quickly seated and the service while some what sleepy was prompt. The food was amazing. I recommend this to anyone who... More 

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Thank Johnmandere
San Diego, California
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

We always get the salt and pepper wings. They are delicious and come out so fast, and piping hot. You have to try these!

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Thank jentsd
Manchester, Connecticut
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56 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

A few years back, I went to Michelle Lundeen's birthday party. Michelle is San Diego's "Queen of Steam," blues diva, the real thang. Two hours into the party, amidst loads of the best potluck food, in walks Michelle's horn player, carrying high above his head, a catering-size aluminum pan. A half dozen of us scurry to clear a space on... More 

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Thank Harriet W
National City, California
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

It's a simple neighborhood Chinese restaurant. Not much on ambience. To go orders are well prepared and packaged. The price is right, and the food is fresh with NO MSG! This is our favorite "go to" restaurant in our neighborhood. Always good.

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Thank rozavala
National City, California
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Since the remodel, I feel like they don't put there 100% into the food anymore. We ordered the noodles that tasted like it was just sitting there for awhile. But the salt pepper was delicious! Can't complain about that!😊

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Thank Z517VWmaryf
Manila, Philippines
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89 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

Consistently long lines, especially during weekends. Their Salt and pepper chicken is the all time favorite .

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Thank Charinavargas
Lima, Peru
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74 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

Really the whole menu is good and it's cheap as hell! The salt and pepper wings are probably the best wings I have ever had in my life!

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Thank 7uck_7uck
San Diego, California
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573 reviews
371 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016

The Royal Mandarin Chinese restaurant has excellent food! I was surprised that the Quality of the food for the affordable price.

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Thank Jiro_Kaneshiro
utah
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016

They have the best chicken wings ever!!! We planned our vacation in San diego setting aside an afternoon just to eat here. The service is so-so. We also had cashew chicken which was awesome. Wish we had this place in Louisiana.

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Thank lucyupmeyer
Wichita Falls, Texas
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2015

Just got and order to go, ready in about 15 minutes.In a strip mall with every sort of store, restaurant you can imagine.I love pork fried rice like I use to eat in Brooklyn.This was not quite there, but it was good.Egg roll nothing special.

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Thank Aaron G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 22:00
Monday
09:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 22:00
Thursday
09:00 - 22:00
Friday
09:00 - 22:00
Saturday
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1132 E Plaza Blvd Ste 205, National City, CA 91950
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  National City
  • Phone Number: +1 619-477-4151

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?