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Royal Mandarin

1132 E Plaza Blvd Ste 205, National City, CA 91950
(619) 477-4151
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Ranked #11 of 174 restaurants in National City
Cuisines: Chinese
Most recent review
- Jan 26, 2014
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6 reviews from our community

83% Recommend
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English first
La Jolla, California
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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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275 reviews 275 reviews
196 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 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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El Centro
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38 reviews 38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

This is great chinese food, they are packed on lunch time, and you can call ahead to do your pick up orders. They are fast and have it ready in about 15 minutes. Try their salt and pepper chicken with fried rice it is the best!!!!

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San Diego, California
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84 reviews 84 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013

I wouldn't know about this restaurant if I hadn't been told by the locals. The menu is huge but, my personal favorite is the Salted Pepper Chicken Wings. I've never found anything to compare in any other city and the wings are outstanding. In fact,on Super Bowl Sunday, they had so many orders that they had to take orders outdoors... More

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San Diego, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2012

Have always done take-out. Whether you call in or order there, it takes about 10-15 minutes and you are out the door! Good food and fast service. Recommend anything that is salted pepper! Even the small party tray feeds a lot of people. If you are not sure which size to order, just ask, they are very helpful!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2011 via mobile

Always leave full. The lunch special is the best value anywhere.

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