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Address: 28128 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, CA
Phone Number: 3104572503
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A very cool little part of Southern California

There is a good beach here and a restaurant that has good breakfasts. Would recommend if you want to go to a less crowded Californian beach.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
La Crescenta, California
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La Crescenta, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There is a good beach here and a restaurant that has good breakfasts. Would recommend if you want to go to a less crowded Californian beach.

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Palmetto, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The beach and views are stunning! You can pay $40 to park and spend time at the beach. But, if you dine at the restaurant, they validate your parking and it is only $6 to park. I had the fish tacos, which were good, and served with extra tortillas and plenty of rice, beans, guacamole, sour cream, etc. My husband... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the waves were huge, not swimmable for weak swimmers or children. Nice sunbeds can be rented for 50 usd.

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Redondo Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Paradise Cove is privately owned beach property. If you just drive in to park, it will cost a small fortune. However, if you eat at The Beach Cafe, then the parking drops down to $3.00. I enjoy eating outdoors. The tables are set in the sand. The food is good and plentiful and their Mojitos are hard to beat. The... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited here on a whim as I was driving past and felt like an early lunch. Was given a nice table outside, but could only see about 2 inches of water through everyone's heads. It would be nice if you have a table at the front. Was only provided with a breakfast menu, even though I could see people eating... More 

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Marlton, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago credit card Amex Card Member Review

Stop here for good food, friendly staff, and a fun crowd located on the beach in Malibu. Indoor dining is available as well, both feature wonderful views of the ocean.

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Madrid, Spain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

Paradise Cove... another mistery of Malibú. A really small beach, some rocks, not precisely a paradise beach... What is the attractive of Malibú? Still unknown.

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Malibu, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

Your best bet if going on a busy weekend: get there early (before 10AM) and have breakfast at the Cafe -- then walk off the meal along the beach (best at low tide -- check the calendar)

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Long Beach, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Just off of Pacific Coast Highway you will find this secluded little cove. Great for couples or take the family.

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Fremont, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

Being a former Rockford Files TV fan, we always enjoy stopping for lunch or a drink and enjoying the views of the Pacific Ocean at Paradise Cove. There is a nice sandy spot For parking, its reasonable, but has a time limit. For up to 4 hours, its $6.00 with cafe validation. After that, the rates soar and its time... More 

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