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Villa Manila

500 E 8th St, National City, CA 91950
619- 477-8512
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Ranked #27 of 173 restaurants in National City
Price range: $2 - $22
Cuisines: Filipino
Good for: Families with children
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Good for: Families with children
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DC
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56 reviews 56 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 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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Thousand Oaks, California
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187 reviews 187 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 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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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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