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Cafe La Maze

1441 Highland Ave, National City, CA 91950-4623
+1 619-474-5057
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (26 reviews)
“steak” (13 reviews)
“crab legs” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Steakhouse, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
1441 Highland Ave, National City, CA 91950-4623
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1 - 10 of 63 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place. Make sure to get anything with cheese!! Hot chocolate is awesome too...service is impeccable and ibtey tobgobanytime I'm nearby!

Thank Richard T
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Hadn't dined here in several years, but we were hungry and in the area so hubby and I decided to dine here. The prime rib was good but my rib eye steak was tough, little marbling and no flavor. Service started out ok, but with...More

Thank MsWiley57
Reviewed 20 April 2017

I was raised in National City. Cafe La Maze was the old, established place your parents used to go to before they had kids! I finally went back for a meal -- I'm sure it's been 45 years since I last ate there. The decor...More

Thank lainim
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Step back in time and enjoy great food, great service and great drinks. Our recent trip here was the results of seeing a comment about it and then being intrigued. What a great place, we love it and have already planned our next visit. Our...More

1  Thank highdesertwanderer
Reviewed 13 April 2017

The best restaurant around. Incredible food, service. Live music weekends. I can't say enough about this fine establishment!

1  Thank _capnjayhabb
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for an excellent beef meal, it's a easy and quick drive from La Jolla on a Sunday evening. The location is just off Rt 5. You fly down the freeway and back. No parking problem. For your slight effort, you will...More

Thank LeLa2pups
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Old style decor with red covered booths. Good food with excellent service. If you go on a Friday or Saturday plan on spending the evening as they have great live entertainment for any age. Very entertaining. We stayed until the music stopped. Lots of oldies...More

Thank Emory B
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Service is on point. Love their prime rib special. Restrooms are clean. Great atmosphere & they have live music. This place is one of the oldest steak house in San Diego, feels like the Untouchables movie could've been filmed here.

1  Thank Daniel D
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Really nice restaurant with a large selection of choices. The manager recommended the rib eye steak and it was superb. Great service and a place worth returning to.

Thank ABF49ER
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Bad- live bug in my salad, prime rib carved against the grain or something... we could hardly carve it with steak knife and it tasted more like steak. Good- our waitress was horrified by the bug- offered me another salad (I declined), bowl of soup?...More

Thank Linda H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Steakhouse, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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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