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1135 Highland Ave, National City, CA 91950
(619) 477-7990
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10:30 am - 8:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Mon - Thu 10:30 am - 8:30 pm
Fri 10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 9:30 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    2 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2 of 5 stars
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The selection at this buffet was amazing. There were about 10 different stations with a variety of foods - a stir fry bar, tacos, fried chicken, meatloaf, a bakery, ice cream, salad, fish and more. The only problem was the juice bar. I was looking for a nice orange juice and got a syrupy something... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2013
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

The selection at this buffet was amazing. There were about 10 different stations with a variety of foods - a stir fry bar, tacos, fried chicken, meatloaf, a bakery, ice cream, salad, fish and more. The only problem was the juice bar. I was looking for a nice orange juice and got a syrupy something. However there were icees, tea,... More 

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Chula Vista, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

Great selection of food at a good price. I try to stay away during busy hours as in our area, the people like to fight over the food. Sometimes they run out of things, but all in all, it's a great place to fill yourself up at a good price.

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Chula Vista, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2012

I've been here a few times, mostly at the invite of my dad, who loves this place. Me, I'm a little pickier on quality! Quantity here is unlimited AND a lot to choose from, the good part. Quality of the food can be hit or miss. Some food is fresh, other food dried out from the heat lamps. This place... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2012

We love most Home Town Buffet locations but we were really disappointed with the Home Town Buffet located on Highland Avenue in National City. I really do not mind who we eat with but at the very least I expect clean silverware. I sure do not want to taste someone else left overs. My wife and I were driving around... More 

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Idaho Falls, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2012

clean buffet.. very decently priced.. a HUGE selection of really great food and a phenomenal salad bar

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Additional Information about Home Town Buffet

Address: 1135 Highland Ave, National City, CA 91950
Phone Number: (619) 477-7990
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  National City
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Monday 10:30 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday 10:30 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday 10:30 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday 10:30 am - 8:30 pm
Friday 10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1135 Highland Ave, National City, CA 91950
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  National City
  • Phone Number: (619) 477-7990

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?