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Goldilocks

1420 E Plaza Blvd, Ste D7, National City, CA 91950-3678
619-477-7071
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Ranked #18 of 171 restaurants in National City
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- Mar 28, 2014
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San Diego, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Being a meat and potatoes guy, I can't say there's really a lot to choose from on the menu for me. But my Pinay fiancée likes the food and the service is very good. This is authentic Philippine cuisine with quality ingredients.

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San Diego, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Every time I'm in National City I always stop here to get some native filipino desert like "polvoron" to go. Placed is always busy with diners. I don't come here to dine because the service is slow and the food are pricey.

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Tehachapi, California
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217 reviews 217 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

A good 80% on this one, a "B". Nothing real exciting, but good. Nice decor, owner spent a lot of money. As you know a lot of Philippine dishes are way overcooked. And watch for MSG.

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Westfield, Indiana
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2012

Very good food, excellent service. Bake goods very good, we took a bunch home on the plane.

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Marathon, Florida Keys
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2011 via mobile

Awesome meal! Great family style Filipino dining!

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San Diego, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2010

This is a great place to take Americans for Phillipino food. If you are introducing them to phillipino food. The resturant is a very busy one, there is almost always a long line to be seated and inside the restaurant they also have a bakery where people buy hand made cakes and breads and other desserts. The atmosphere is loud... More

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Seattle, Washington
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44 reviews 44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2010

Goldilocks serves your standard Filipino fare. The restaurant itself is not fancy, but clean and comfortable. We ordered fresh lumpia, pancit and fried fish off the menu (no 'turo turo' here) and it was pretty good. Not as good as Mom's, but better than what I can find in Seattle. Service was...pretty nonexistant. I think our server had forgotten about... More

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