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Cafe La Maze

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1441 Highland Ave, National City, CA 91950-4623
+1 619-474-5057
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“prime rib” (30 reviews)
“steak” (20 reviews)
“ribs” (4 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse
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1441 Highland Ave, National City, CA 91950-4623
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Gotta say I really enjoyed this place. the atmosphere reminds me of the Las Vegas clubs of the late 50's. The decor to suit. They have a live band and play music most nights. We stopped here and had a wonderful dinner. I had the...More

Thank Thunder_Wabbit
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been going here since 1977. Great place for steak, beef ribs and a little music in the evenings. Price is average but portions are good and service always excellent. Prime rib is our favorite meal.

Thank john m
Reviewed January 15, 2018

Red velvet wallpaper, red leatherette banquettes, photos of Hollywood stars of the past on the walls. Live music, good martinis, and really excellent steak, served by a competent, knowledgeable server. What you see is what you get here and if you want some retro ambiance...More

Thank Basiluzzo
Reviewed December 14, 2017 via mobile

The prime rib is always great, but the ribs are cooked with the membrane still attached so that heat doesn’t circulate and make meat tender. When pointed out to the manager, she argued that this was the way they have always done it and didn’t...More

Thank Sarah W
Reviewed December 3, 2017

The food is outstanding every time we go there. The service is also great. A wonderful experience. The prime rib is especially good; as is the onion soup with tons of motserilla cheese.

Thank jshroyer
Reviewed November 9, 2017

Well I grew up in chicago. I know a good steakhouse I know good 👍 pubs. I know how to dine and enjoy (music) in a club like atmosphere! mind you, I can't afford to eat there often. Because when I do I usually pick...More

Thank Stephen w
Reviewed October 26, 2017 via mobile

Traditional decor,great steaks,ample portions, excellent service. Dinner time has live music every day. Remember to be very hungry 😊

Thank Ruben R
Reviewed August 30, 2017

Good service, I stopped for a quick lunch and wasn't disappointed. Great Prime Rib, I've been here twice and have only tried the Prime Rib.

Thank TurboWalt
Reviewed August 29, 2017 via mobile

We have been to Cafe La Maze several times. Their staff is always friendly and very attentive. The quality of their food is always top notch in my opinion. It's a great place for everyone. Kids are welcome but I'd make sure they are well...More

1  Thank KatDMcB
Reviewed August 15, 2017

This place has been around since the 1960s' and the décor reflects that. They also cook a good steak any way you like it too! I've always like my steaks rare and almost bloody and they did a fine job. Great place to hold a...More

Thank yuniced
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August 7, 2017|
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Response from Emory B | Reviewed this property |
No sure. The food was very good and I didn't have to order anything in addition to the entrée.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1441 Highland Ave, National City, CA 91950-4623
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  National City
  • Phone Number: +1 619-474-5057
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