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Buster's Restaurant

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740 Bay Marina Dr, National City, CA 91950-6427
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Tue 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wed - Fri 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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San Diego, California
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574 reviews
371 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

Yes i had Dinner there a few times and the Wild Side Band was Awesome! They still play at the now Goodies! get out and check it out!

Thank Jiro_Kaneshiro
Chula Vista, California
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

We have been there several times on the patio and never get served. We have to go in and order a drink. We would have liked to eat something but could not get anyone to help us. Variety of music would be nice and not the same al the time. No one ever helped us on the patio the several... More 

Thank Delores58
San Diego, California
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59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Dinner with friends and family. We stayed in their outdoor patio listening to a live band perform. It took so long for the waitress to come to our table to give us water and even longer time to come back to take our order. When she did come back 25 min later, she didnt even apologize, give her name nor... More 

Thank Taknaydog
Chula Vista, California
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135 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 via mobile

The restaurant was semi clean, the staff was fast. No slider specials. The menu is confusing, American, Mexican, English, what is it? I ordered fish n chips (safest). It was deep fried and greasy. The bartender brought me my drink, she looked a little scary with her maroon lipstick and pointy fingernails, no she was not in the Halloween spirit,... More 

1 Thank hac0y7
Ogden, Utah, United States
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Food and service were great. Typical American fare with a surf/ ambience. Fun place. Definitely visit again.

1 Thank Jill M
San Diego, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

Place is been remodeled and already looks amazing. Great change we needed a nice restaurant in national city with great food and live band on weekends. I loved it!!!

2 Thank Alberto M
London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

Good as local bar, but a souless eatery. Bit like eating in an airport. Staff fine, just food is basic and overpriced.

Thank cherrybusa
Umpqua, United States
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

The menu is great for breakfast, lunch or dinner and has a full bar to add to your dining pleasure. The service was excellent, exceeded normal dining experiences. The food was tasty with a lovely presentation. The restaurant was able to seat from 2 and even able to seat 15. Dining was friends, family & business.

Thank Suzette A
Bowie, Maryland, United States
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260 reviews
217 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

This restaurant has new owners and is now called Goodies. I was talking with the manager and he told me they plan on doing a major renovation and also come out with a new menu. That being said, we stopped in for breakfast on a Saturday morning and the placed had about six tables sat. Jay was our server and... More 

Thank KPR18
Chula Vista, California
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26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

The full new name is Goodies Plates & Pours (per receipt). New owners took over from the Indian Casino owners earlier this month. I'm told the new owners own Gas Lamp restaurants. The menu is the same as the reduced menu introduced by the Indian Casino owners. Staff seems to be the same, but the prices have increased.

2 Thank T D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 740 Bay Marina Dr, National City, CA 91950-6427
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  National City
  • Phone Number: 619-336-1783

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?