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Royal Mandarin

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1132 E Plaza Blvd Ste 205, National City, CA 91950-3556
(619) 477-4151
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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National City, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Since the remodel, I feel like they don't put there 100% into the food anymore. We ordered the noodles that tasted like it was just sitting there for awhile. But the salt pepper was delicious! Can't complain about that!😊

Thank Z517VWmaryf
Manila, Philippines
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90 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

Consistently long lines, especially during weekends. Their Salt and pepper chicken is the all time favorite .

Thank Charinavargas
Lima, Peru
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74 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

Really the whole menu is good and it's cheap as hell! The salt and pepper wings are probably the best wings I have ever had in my life!

Thank 7uck_7uck
San Diego, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

The Royal Mandarin Chinese restaurant has excellent food! I was surprised that the Quality of the food for the affordable price.

Thank Jiro_Kaneshiro
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2016

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.

Thank lucyupmeyer
Wichita Falls, Texas
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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.

Thank Aaron G
San Diego, California
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7 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 

Thank Susie900
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.

Thank InternationalBukas
Alpine, California
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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 

Thank SDPeg
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18 restaurant reviews
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

Thank Roberto G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Chinese, Asian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1132 E Plaza Blvd Ste 205, National City, CA 91950-3556
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  National City
  • Phone Number: (619) 477-4151

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