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1441 Highland Ave, National City, CA 91950-4623
(619) 474-5057
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Ranked #4 of 174 Restaurants in National City
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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  • English first
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English first
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

I would never never NEVER go back. The restaurant reminds me of a 1960’s red vinyl booths, and crushed velvet wall paper step back in time. The carpet could use a good cleaning but otherwise it was a dark ‘old dinner club’ feel. There was live music, a little loud, however all around kind of fun. The food was fairly... More 

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Chula Vista, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

It's too bad it took me so long to discover this local favorite, It's a very established restaurant with the charm of a swanky dining room of the past. I am so pleased to finally have the pleasure of eating here. If you're looking for an old fashioned, hearty and classy meal, then this place is for you. I have... More 

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National City, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

From red leather booths to a great staff this is Cafe La Maze! When you walk in wether for your first visit or 100th the staff greet you like family. The steaks are melt in your mouth and on the weekends the entertainment is top notch! We love to go on a Saturday night have dinner and listen Ray! You... More 

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Tehachapi, California
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333 reviews 333 reviews
240 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Nice menu, great service and really good food. A great variety on the menu, fresh salads to main course. I enjoyed it very much. Very good service, clean place. You feel like a customer and guest.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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38 reviews 38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Came here for dinner while in town & loved it! The food was amazing, staff was friendly & loved the old pictures of all the hollywood stars that used to go there. TV playing old movies, & live music. Would definitely recommend and go again! :)

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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014 via mobile

We are visiting from out of state and wanted a good dinner close to our hotel. Cafe La Maze was ranked #2 in National City. Food was great as was the service. Prices are typical for a steakhouse supper club. We took our boys (10,13). Restaurant did not offer a kids' menu, but boys were happy with a steak burger... More 

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California
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137 reviews 137 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

This restaurant has been around for over 60 years and still retains it's original character. It is nicely decorated and has low lighting and excellent ambiance. It has retained everything good about "old school", but is clean and the staff is excellent. The food is traditional - no crispy duck or pork belly - but it is well prepared. The... More 

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Chula Vista, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I had a groupon that I had to use, I honestly would have never tried it unless I had the groupon. I got the prime rib, and it was excellent!! Price with groupon was super cheap I could not believe it. Great quality!

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San Diego, California
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39 reviews 39 reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

My husband and I have had lunch a couple of times at Cafe La Maze and the food has always been excellent. I would recommend this restaurant to everyone who is looking for a nice place to eat.

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San Diego, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This dark and cozy spot transports you to the 50's as you sit in red leather booths in a really dark (very low lighting) environment. The food is pretty good, the Salad La Maze is a delicious Shrimp Louie salad. The steaks are good. Drinks are pretty cheap. Make reservations if dining on Friday or Sat. night.

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Additional Information about Cafe La Maze

Address: 1441 Highland Ave, National City, CA 91950-4623
Phone Number: (619) 474-5057
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  National City
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 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

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