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Buster's Restaurant

740 Bay Marina Dr, National City, CA 91950-6427
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English first
National City, California
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

The restaurant was semi clean, the staff was fast. No slider specials. The menu is confusing, American, Mexican, English, what is it? I ordered fish n chips (safest). It was deep fried and greasy. The bartender brought me my drink, she looked a little scary with her maroon lipstick and pointy fingernails, no she was not in the Halloween spirit,... More 

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Ogden, Utah, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Food and service were great. Typical American fare with a surf/ ambience. Fun place. Definitely visit again.

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San Diego, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

Place is been remodeled and already looks amazing. Great change we needed a nice restaurant in national city with great food and live band on weekends. I loved it!!!

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London, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

Good as local bar, but a souless eatery. Bit like eating in an airport. Staff fine, just food is basic and overpriced.

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Umpqua, United States
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

The menu is great for breakfast, lunch or dinner and has a full bar to add to your dining pleasure. The service was excellent, exceeded normal dining experiences. The food was tasty with a lovely presentation. The restaurant was able to seat from 2 and even able to seat 15. Dining was friends, family & business.

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Bowie, Maryland, United States
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182 reviews 182 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

This restaurant has new owners and is now called Goodies. I was talking with the manager and he told me they plan on doing a major renovation and also come out with a new menu. That being said, we stopped in for breakfast on a Saturday morning and the placed had about six tables sat. Jay was our server and... More 

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Chula Vista, California
20 reviews 20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

The full new name is Goodies Plates & Pours (per receipt). New owners took over from the Indian Casino owners earlier this month. I'm told the new owners own Gas Lamp restaurants. The menu is the same as the reduced menu introduced by the Indian Casino owners. Staff seems to be the same, but the prices have increased.

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St. George, Utah
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111 reviews 111 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

This was right adjacent to our hotel so we decided to try it for breakfast. Excellent decision! Simple two sided breakfast menu had a good selection without being overwhelming. Portions were very generous, well prepared and good quality. Every surprised and pleased. Service was excellent. Can highly recommend for breakfast! Did not try at other meals because of other obligations.

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Tehachapi, California
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334 reviews 334 reviews
240 restaurant reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

Good menu, Cold beer variety, great sports pub atmosphere, nice people. Parking is good. Lively, lotta tv's,

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El Centro
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38 reviews 38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

The restaurant has a surfer vibe and it is great for lunch or even for drinks after work. The food it is savory like any other bar food. The service is good and they are on top of what it is need it in your table.

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Address: 740 Bay Marina Dr, National City, CA 91950-6427
Phone Number: 619-336-1783
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  National City
Cuisine: American

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