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Royal Mandarin

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1132 E Plaza Blvd Ste 205, National City, CA 91950
(619) 477-4151
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
great food okay service

They have the best chicken wings ever!!! We planned our vacation in San diego setting aside an afternoon just to eat here. The service is so-so. We also had cashew chicken which was awesome. Wish we had this place in Louisiana.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
lucyupmeyer
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utah
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utah
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

They have the best chicken wings ever!!! We planned our vacation in San diego setting aside an afternoon just to eat here. The service is so-so. We also had cashew chicken which was awesome. Wish we had this place in Louisiana.

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Wichita Falls, Texas
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

Just got and order to go, ready in about 15 minutes.In a strip mall with every sort of store, restaurant you can imagine.I love pork fried rice like I use to eat in Brooklyn.This was not quite there, but it was good.Egg roll nothing special.

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San Diego, California
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

The staff was very solicitous (maybe TOO much, since I got there early and was waiting for someone and was hovered over.) It was worth it, the food was wonderful. I'm not too adventuresome, so I got sweet and sour pork, and it was great. There was plenty of food and I took the rest home and it made two... More 

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Atsugi, Japan
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

Great food, always very busy. Wish they closed long enough to the shampoo carpet. Sometimes aesthetics are important.

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Thank InternationalBukas
Alpine, California
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75 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

Best I've had anywhere. They have a huge menu and decent prices. The shared meal specials come with A LOT of food, a meal for 2 will easily feed 3-4. A complimentary plate of appetizers shows up before dinner. The soup could have been served a little bit warmer, and the beer could have been a little bit colder...everything else... More 

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Mexicali
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Clean place, they have the best natural tea (green), good staff and the very best food in town. You must try the orange chicken

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Gainesville, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

This restaurant is known for their Chinese, Cantonese and Mandarin Dinners. This restaurant has superior customer service from the hostess stand to the server at the table during the order process. The food is extreme delightful in flavor, taste and appropriate seasonings. We selected the Combination Platters and Special Family Dinners. The portions were large in quantity and everything was... More 

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Tehachapi, California
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390 reviews
286 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Good food. Best is Salt and Pepper chicken wings. Very crowded after 11AM, and somewhat crowded after 5PM. Come early, the food is great. Many Asian folks eat here. Great friendly staff. A little hard to find if you are not from the area. Find driving directions. Reviewed this place 2 years ago, and now it's A+. If you have... More 

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La Jolla, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

This is our favorite Chinese food restaurant in San Diego! The food is great and the catering is a crowd pleaser and reasonably priced. I drive 1/2 hour each way to get food and it is worth the drive. Everything is good, but favorites are salt and pepper anything and upside down noodles.

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Tehachapi, California
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390 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

A good restaurant. Crowded at lunch, get there early. Lunch specials are OK. Great Salt and Pepper Chicken Wings all day long (These are GOOD!). Get there early because parking can be a problem. Mostly asian neighborhood. Locals love the place. Have been going here for about 14 years.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1132 E Plaza Blvd Ste 205, National City, CA 91950
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  National City
  • Phone Number: (619) 477-4151

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese, Asian
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?