Clarion Hotel National City San Diego South
700 National City Blvd.
National City, CA 91950
Phone: (619) 474-2800
Fax: (619) 474-1689
Napoleone's Pizza House is a long-running pizza house in National City. It may seem a little gritty at times, but that's all in keeping with its history. Legendary gravelly-voiced musician Tom Waits toiled here as a teenager serving pizza to sailors, motorcyclists and other colorful southern California characters. If you stop in, you can also get cheap pasta and pitchers of beer, and join in on the people-watching.
Burger King, just like the name suggests serves burgers fit for a king. Even though it is located around the globe in various locations, the taste and flavour of the burger doesn't change but remains the same. The signature Whooper burger has been a favourite in all these years and a must have at BK. As the company keeps growing, Burger King has been introducing new items on their menu like BBQ Rib Sandwich or the Rodeo Burger. No matter what you choose on their menu you can be assured that it will satisfy your hunger.
This is a well-established Greek restaurant that promises to be something like a visit to the circus. The restaurant features the popular Ouzo Dancers performing great feats like dancing with tables balanced on their noses. There are also belly dancers. Traditional Greek food is what you will find here including Mousaka, Chicken Souvlaki and Lamb Loin Chops. The Greek Salad is delicious, with fresh tomatoes, cucumbers and feta cheese. The Horta Salad, featuring greens in season, is colorful and healthy.
Black Angus Steakhouse is known for their perfectly aged Black Angus steaks that are hand cut daily and grilled over an open flame. The aroma of tender meat cooking wafts through when you enter this Chula Vista chain, whetting your appetite for the meat fiesta. They also offer other specialties of delicious seafood, succulent Baby Back Ribs that just falls off the bone, slow roasted Prime Rib, Loaded Potato Skins, Grilled Shrimp, Bacon and Bleu Butter Ribeye and four chocolate flourless torte. Their famous Bullseye bar is a casual sports bar where you can relish the wonderful drinks and watch your favorite game. A family favorite for many, Black Angus Steakhouse is affordable and offers delectable food.
This 40-year-old South Bay eatery is a perfect place to start the day with coffee and a smile from the friendly staff. Breakfast offers a wide variety of pancakes. There are buttermilk, crepe-like Manhattan pancakes (made with eggs and filled with sour cream) and 20 other types. For those seeking protein in the early morning hours, the restaurant serves an extensive selection of egg dishes and omelets. Sandwiches are added to the menu at lunchtime.
Take in the atmosphere of the Australian Outback while enjoying mouth-watering entrees and high-quality service. Serving dinner only, Outback Steakhouse offers an extensive menu featuring appetizers, chicken, ribs, steak, seafood, pasta, salads and desserts for moderate prices. Family-friendly, the casual restaurant has something for everyone at its numerous locations in North and South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Outback Steakhouse also offers call-ahead seating and curbside take-away. Check website for locations and menu selections.
You'll find hungry locals queuing up outside this small eatery almost any time of the day. Established in 1933 and still going strong, Las Cuatro Milpas is one of the city's hidden gems for foodies. The secret is quite simple, a small choice of Mexican favorites made to perfection and offered at prices that won't break the bank. The menu offers a choice of familiar favorites from tacos and burritos to tamales and chorizo. There's no table service; grab your food from the ever-busy counter and hope to find a seat in the dining area. Take out is available as well. Call ahead for more.
A well known seafood restaurant that offers a wide array of seafood dishes, including lobster, crab legs, seafood pastas, and "build-your-own" plates.
You'll know from the bright exteriors and long lines that you've reached Tacos El Gordo. Busy at any hour of the day, it's a popular spot teeming with locals and regulars at any given time. Whether you're looking to get a bite to eat for lunch or an after-hours spot when you've got the late night munchies, Tacos El Gordo is a great place to check out. The restaurant is self service, and you select your choice from the painted menu as you stand in queue. Generous portions, affordable pricing and tasty tacos have people coming back for more. Try the spicy Chorizo, or the popular Carne Asada for a typical experience. Come here for the food but forget about things like ambiance and decor. Vegetarians may find it a bit tough, the place largely caters to meat eaters.
Alchemy is one of the trendiest restaurants in the South Park neighborhood focusing on food inspired by the world over with a taste of America. This innovative foodie paradise changing the area's dining culture with its seasonal delights paired with lovely local craft beer, handcrafted cocktails and a good selection of wines. They also showcase local artists work as a rotating gallery and hosts local acoustic musicians regularly. Alchemy is also known for their culinary events including Wednesday evening’s Vegetarian Tasting Menu, Dinner With 6 Strangers, Suckling Pig Dinners and Silent Sunday. A nice place to hang out with your friends and family for fun filled evening or lovely weekend brunches.
The Turf Supper Club is a holdover of a 50's food fad: the cook-it-yourself steakhouse. Since 1950 the Turf Supper Club has been an entertaining gathering place for carnivorous San Diegans. With the great food, stiff drinks and relaxed atmosphere you'll enjoy gathering at the grill with other diners to cook your steak. Don't worry if you're not a cook there's plenty of help–maybe too much! Right from the wait staff and the other diners. If you're bored with the regular dinner scene in sanitized and trendy neighborhoods, the Turf Supper Club can be a definite change of pace.
If your San Diego area travels take you to South County, this is the place for a great American breakfast. The homemade pancakes come in a variety of flavors and types, but one don't-miss item is the Steak and Eggs. The juicy, well-prepared, ample piece of excellent beef is served with home-fried potatoes and eggs with pancakes on the side. Big portions make this spot popular with local workers and businesspeople. More than one big deal has been closed here over a plate of pancakes.