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Address: 28128 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, CA
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A great location with lots of people crammed into a restaurant.

If you are not eating at the restaurant parking is very expensive. The beach and restaurant is at capacity just about every weekend. It is a south facing cove which means usually... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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Castaic, California
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Castaic, California
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121 reviews 121 reviews
48 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

If you are not eating at the restaurant parking is very expensive. The beach and restaurant is at capacity just about every weekend. It is a south facing cove which means usually not big surf.

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Vancouver, Washington
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

This is a well known spot and used in movies a lot. it was my husbands brothers fave spot to sit and chill and have a beer and I can see why. absolutely gorgeous!

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

It to me feels like a hidden gem. It's not the top beach in california nor is it the most beautiful one. But it is so natural and not crowded at all, makes it a perfect spot to escape from all the everyday life! I have to say that my friend and I enjoyed the Paradise Diner very much!

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West Malling, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Do not go.You will be trapped if you drive down the road and they will charge you 40 dollars to get your car out. The cafe sells the worst American food I saw on our whole trip, nothing healthy at all. The beach is OK, but the pier is a truncated joke. The only reason we drove down there and... More 

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Reno, NV, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

I like to take visitors to the best of the best. That's why I choose Paradise Cove. It has an amazing rate for validated parking (between $6 and $8 I believe, depending on the season/day) and has superb food and beach access. Choose fish tacos and then go out on the beach and private pier after your scrumptious meal. Parking... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Beautiful 'cozy feeling' type beach with seagulls and an historic- type restaurant with old fishing photos adorning the walls. The food and drinks are mediocre and not cheap but the setting is a lot of fun. You can eat outside right near the beach with your toes in the sand as you sip your cocktail and enjoy the sunshine. It's... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Seen from PCH, Malibu beaches and the rows of beach houses with their 3rd world electric wiring may by disappointing for some. If you don’t get invited to one of the estates and still want to feel Malibu - come to Paradise Cove. It’s a restaurant, it’s fun in the sand - and taking a walk on the beach you... More 

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Rancho Cucamonga, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Complete tourist trap. Wife and I visited on a busy weekend and it was one of the worst experiences we've had. Exorbitant parking fees, extremely long wait to eat, miniature pier is closed, crowded beach, distasteful people.. with so many other nice options I would never go here again.

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Burlington, Kentucky
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

The food was overpriced. Jumbo shrimp was only in a jumbo sized glass. The shrimp were tiny and guacamole and chips were $16, which was again, mediocre at best. The parking situation is ridiculous.. $40 to park unless you eat. Fun to do once but won't be back.

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Santa Monica, CA
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128 reviews 128 reviews
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

a good restaurant and bar, fun place, good food, but parking can be impossible to find. I recommend their albacore tuna salad sandwich.

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