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3400 E 8th St Ste 115, National City, CA 91950
+1 619-470-6993
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07:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Thu 07:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 07:00 - 21:00
22:00 - 03:30
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Corpus Christi, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

For starters Conchings changed it's name to Erlindas, but no worries it still has the same staff the same food and the same great halo halo (Filipino desert). The food is ready made Filipino food and you point to what you want. It could use a little less grease but for the most part still tasty. If you don't mind... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2014

Have you been to Conching's lately? This place has a 90% turnaround. Under a new management. The ambiance is very relaxing and clean. Custumer service is excellent everyone is very friendly. The Halo-Halo is a "must" so delicious with more ingredience top with big a slice of leche plan and nice scoop of fruity magnolia ice cream. The combination plate... More 

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Newbury Park, California
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2013

After reading positive reviews online, I was excited to come here and have some Kare-kare. I was very disappointed. The Kare kare was watery and made with pata, instead of Ox tail and tripe. Also ordered Pork adobo, it was really sallty. I hate to say it, but this place is filthy, toilet was clogged! There are several Filipino restaurants... More 

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Grand Coteau, Louisiana
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2012

This is an outstanding Filipino restaurant. With that said, I've only been to a couple, but during my Navy years, I was exposed to Filipino cuisine all the time. The pork adobo was quite good, as well as the lumpia. There are some excellent rice noodles (which this writer does not remember the name to). Overall, the food was excellent.... More 

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San Diego
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2012

Wow -- can't believe I haven't reviewed Conching's. I guess when you go somewhere all the time, you merely take it for granted. Nothing beats dining in the native country, but Conching's comes close. I've never dined in -- always take the food home. So I can only comment on the food. There are the staples: pancit, adobo, fried isyda... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2011

My wife and I have been dining here everytime we visit S.D. Luvvitt! Recommend visiting earlier in the day because of fresher food however the overall taste is delicious and the next best comparison to eating in PI. You know it's good when your Lola says it's 'masarap.' My only recommendation is for the staff to maintain a closer look... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2009

one of the best after club spots! TLT baby! (aka heart attack haha-but soooo good!!)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2008

has good halo halo!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 20:00
Monday
07:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 20:00
Thursday
07:00 - 20:00
Friday
07:00 - 21:00
22:00 - 03:30
Saturday
07:00 - 21:00
22:00 - 03:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3400 E 8th St Ste 115, National City, CA 91950
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  National City
  • Phone Number: +1 619-470-6993

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?