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500 E 8th St, National City, CA 91950
619- 477-8512
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Ranked #16 of 174 Restaurants in National City
Price range: $2 - $22
Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Filipino
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Good for: Families with children
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English first
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Villa Manila provides great homestyle Filipino food in a sit-down restaurant (homestyle assuming your mom is a great cook.) I especially liked the vegetables (pinakbet and a dish that I can't even pronounce - guinataang sitaw & kalabasa). I find that Filipino food is traditionally meat-oriented and often fried, so it was great to discover some tasty vegetables too! The... More 

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Agoura Hills, California
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249 reviews 249 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

We go to San Diego at least once a year, coming from Ventura County; this was our first time at Villa Manila, just a couple miles south of San Diego and fairly easy to reach from the Zoo and our hotel in Hotel Circle. They had a special of 2 people for $20, and since it had 2-3 dishes that... More 

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Westfield, Indiana
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2012

Food was good, atmosphere was basic. Service good.

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Augusta, Georgia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2011

This restaurant used to be the old Max's. Same cook. The crispy pata and sizzling sisig was delicious. The diniguan was too soupy for me. Overall, still great food and service. Will definitely make another trip before heading back home.

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Additional Information about Villa Manila

Address: 500 E 8th St, National City, CA 91950
Phone Number: 619- 477-8512
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  National City
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 2 - 22
Cuisine: Filipino

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