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Waterfront Grill

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
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3201 Marina Way, National City, CA 91950-6301
+1 619-718-6240
09:00 - 19:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 14:00
Fri 11:00 - 19:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 19:00
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Bonita, California
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110 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

I've eaten here many times and it's always good. You order at the counter, pay and someone delivers the food to your table that can be inside or outside with view to tthe marina. The food is pretty varied from sandwiches, fish and chips to prime rib. It is a casual place. They have a great selection of beer and... More 

Thank yeguerrero
Jamul, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

I always come here when I am in south San Diego or national city for lunch. Nice views on the water looking at yachts and the bay. My usual is the albacore tuna sandwich or the burger special

Thank kilpatrb
Level Contributor
15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Wonderful place for a bite! You can eat inside or on the patio next to the marina. The seared ahi salad was perfectly balanced in savory and sweet and hit the spot for lunch.

Thank Christine A
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

We are locals, Bonita. Beautiful evening, lovely weather. Had happy hour apps, wine, and sandwiches. Great time. Will definitely return.

Thank Susan H
Phoenix, Arizona
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016

Great view, good menu, clean, gracious employees, good for breakfast and lunch. Would certainly eat there again

Thank Judygee1841
National City, California
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016

Went to see about breakfast, never imagined it would be so wonderful. Food was great, servers were helpful and I will have to find my way back.

Thank nnapo411
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

Good meal. Paid the bill and was chased out of the restaurant to be told we had not paid. Went back in and showed them that the bill had been paid. Offered us 4 sweets for the inconvenience. ..... Waiter poor and management hopeless. Would not eat here again

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2015

Outdoor seating, great view of the marina. Sandwiches are very unique and tasty, not expensive. Service is attentive.

Thank Stephen G
Kirkland, Washington
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015

Place is near the BestWestern Marina Hotel, literally across the parkig lot. it has live Musice Fri, Sat and Sun. Food is very good, a little bit on the pricey side but it is worth it. We went with our 1 year old and servers were awesome with him !!

Thank mmenindez
Placitas, New Mexico
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2015

Service was quick despite the miserable post-Hurricane Linda heat and humidity, and yes - I chose the soup on such a crazy hot day, but it was the best. Hubby had the BBQ pork sandwich which I tasted - also delicious. Another plus is the fresh-brewed tea, breaking into the long order line to pay our bill was fine, and... More 

Thank Sailmama

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
09:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3201 Marina Way, National City, CA 91950-6301
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  National City
  • Phone Number: +1 619-718-6240

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