We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Royal Mandarin

1132 E Plaza Blvd Ste 205, National City, CA 91950-3556
+1 619-477-4151
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good38%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“fried rice” (3 reviews)
“chinese food” (3 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
1132 E Plaza Blvd Ste 205, National City, CA 91950-3556
Write a Review
Reviews (26)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 26 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My grandson was really wanting to go to the Royal Mandarin because he got some salt and pepper chicken that a friend brought to school . So I took him to lunch and the food service and price were really good . I could not...More

Thank rond137
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered BBQ, SaltedChicken and Calimari from here for a party. Food was outstanding and reasonably priced.

Thank SoCalOregonian
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent Chinese food and awesome service with very personable employees and for Chinese food in the area it is excellent. Very reasonable prices and fast perfect service.

Thank kevin s
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

This place is it! The salt and pepper wings were AMAZING!! I was a little unsure at first about having friend chicken wings with Chinese food but it couldn't have been a better pair! The noodles was amazing as well! I like how they have...More

Thank kitadoll03
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

My family really wanted Chinese food. It was hard to find a place open on New Year's Day. Our first impression when we walked in the restaurant was not positive. The place was chaotic and seemed unorganized. We were quickly seated and the service while...More

Thank Johnmandere
Reviewed 3 November 2016

We always get the salt and pepper wings. They are delicious and come out so fast, and piping hot. You have to try these!

Thank jentsd
Reviewed 27 September 2016

A few years back, I went to Michelle Lundeen's birthday party. Michelle is San Diego's "Queen of Steam," blues diva, the real thang. Two hours into the party, amidst loads of the best potluck food, in walks Michelle's horn player, carrying high above his head,...More

Thank Harriet W
Reviewed 14 September 2016

It's a simple neighborhood Chinese restaurant. Not much on ambience. To go orders are well prepared and packaged. The price is right, and the food is fresh with NO MSG! This is our favorite "go to" restaurant in our neighborhood. Always good.

Thank rozavala
Reviewed 23 August 2016 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
Reviewed 26 April 2016

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

Thank Charinavargas
Nearby Restaurants
Cafe La Maze
63 reviews
.44 km away
Taco Salsa Taco Shop
9 reviews
.15 km away
Home Town Buffet
14 reviews
.23 km away
Nearby Attractions
Steal and Escape
48 reviews
1.93 km away
Living Coast Discovery Center
142 reviews
4.25 km away
18 reviews
1.03 km away
Westfield Plaza Bonita
16 reviews
3.53 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Royal Mandarin staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
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: +1 619-477-4151
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing