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Zimzala - Shorebreak Hotel

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500 Pacific Coast Hwy, Huntington Beach, CA 92648-5032 (5th Street)
714-861-4470
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10:00 pm - 6:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 pm - 6:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 61
    Excellent
  • 45
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent dinner

We ate here Christmas Eve, when we stayed at the hotel. The restaurant and hotel has changed management since I last ate here and, while the menu has changed, the dining experience was still superb.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Hawkeye_in_CA
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Huntington Beach, California
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Huntington Beach, California
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115 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here Christmas Eve, when we stayed at the hotel. The restaurant and hotel has changed management since I last ate here and, while the menu has changed, the dining experience was still superb.

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Thank Hawkeye_in_CA
Blake M, General Manager at Zimzala - Shorebreak Hotel, responded to this review

Well hello! We truly appreciate the kind words! Thank you for staying with us over the Holidays, and choosing to dine with us at Zimzala I will be sure to relay this message to the entire team. Happy New Year, and we look forward to your next visit! More 

Sammamish, WA (east of Seattle)
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

Try the apps: ribs, duck flatbread, and tacos. Husband says the cider brined pork chop was the best he's ever had. Sometimes a hotel restaurant is just a hotel restaurant but this place is great.

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Thank angiewall
Blake M, General Manager at Zimzala - Shorebreak Hotel, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you for the kind words. I cannot agree with you more about that Pork Chop - Chef Damon sure did knock it out of the park! We can't thank you enough for dining with us. We look forward to seeing you again! All the best! More 

Los Angeles, California
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32 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015

Did I mention they have bacon wrapped dates. I wasn't sure if I was eating an appetizer or a dessert with these. Either way it made my eyes roll in the back of my head with its outstanding deliciousness.. And the burger? If you're going to pay $17 for a burger, this is the burger to get. Its a crave-worthy... More 

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Thank carissa t
Blake M, General Manager at Zimzala - Shorebreak Hotel, responded to this review

Hi there Carissa! We were stoked to have you over the Holidays! We appreciate the feedback and cannot thank you enough for hanging out with us. We hope to see you again real soon. Cheers! More 

Seattle, Washington
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90 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

I arrived at the hotel late and wanted a small meal. The appetizer selection is so good that I needed help deciding, and ended up with their wings and the pretzels - both excellent choices. I had the breakfast burrito the next morning, and it was a very tasty and not too filling start to my day.

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Thank family_guy_98101
Blake M, General Manager at Zimzala - Shorebreak Hotel, responded to this review

Hi there! Thank you so much for the stellar words. We cannot thank you enough for choosing to dine with us during your stay. The pretzels are pretty darn good, as are the wings! We hope to see you again soon. Cheers! More 

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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

We stayed at Shorebreak, to which Zimzala is attached, so took the easy option on our first night and came to the bar to have a few drinks and nibbles. We're very glad we did - we had some smaller dishes between us (ribs, wings, that kind of thing), and it was just delicious. T'other half had a very passable... More 

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Thank BigChris77
Blake M, General Manager at Zimzala - Shorebreak Hotel, responded to this review

Hi there Chris! We cannot thank you enough for staying with us and hanging out at Zimzala during your stay. We very much appreciate the feedback and strive to maintain the experience you felt during your stay. Be sure to come back and see us. On your next visit, ask for Blake - would like to swing by and say... More 

Portland, Oregon, United States
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76 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

The menu is pretty limited, but the food was really good. I recommend the baby kale salad. We also had the mac & cheese (good, but too spicy for kids), and tacos.

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Thank Melody B
Blake M, General Manager at Zimzala - Shorebreak Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Melody! We appreciate you swinging by to enjoy a quick bite. The 'Angry Mac' does have a kick, but it is perfect with the cooler weather on the horizon. We can absolutely make that with zero spice on your next visit if you would like. Thanks again, cheers! More 

Scottsdale
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16 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

We didn't have lunch or dinner but the bartender made up some fun cocktails and breakfast was great.

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Thank AZKLC
Blake M, General Manager at Zimzala - Shorebreak Hotel, responded to this review

Glad to hear we were able to get some fun cocktails your way to get the day going! We look forward to your next visit. All the best. More 

Cocoa Beach
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37 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015 via mobile

Their live music is great! Sat outside on ocean view patio. The Four Sons Brewing Cocoanut pail ale was outstanding. The Wagu Burger was one of the best I've ever had, with parm-fries and in-house made pickles.

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Thank CocoaBeachFoodEE
Blake M, General Manager at Zimzala - Shorebreak Hotel, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed the Live Music! We agree, 4 Sons has some pretty good brews - and their local! Thanks for hanging out with us! We look forward to your next visit. All the best! More 

Newport Beach, California
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95 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 via mobile

Sitting on the second story patio for a meal while overlooking the hustle bustle of Main Street was a treat. The manager was generous enough to allow us to use a reserved table in the back to maximize privacy. The service was excellent. Warm spiced nuts with soy flavor and cayenne pepper were delicious! The Hawaiian poke appetizer was just... More 

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Thank Karen J
Blake M, General Manager at Zimzala - Shorebreak Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Karen! Thanks for coming by and hanging out. it's fun to be able to "get away" from the Main St. crowd and watch from our patio. We look forward to your next visit. Ask for Blake on your next visit, I would love to swing by and say hello. Cheers. More 

Huntington Beach, California
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

I just recently ordered their new(er) Spinach, organic Quinoa, Dates, Avocado, Mandarin tangerines, Cashews with lemon vinaigrette dressing...it was soooo good! I went back a few days later to have another one. The bar/restaurant has a cool inside ambience and they have an outside terrace with views of the ocean up the street. Relaxed casual setting directly across from the... More 

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Thank ReJoyceJoyce
Blake M, General Manager at Zimzala - Shorebreak Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for dining with us! I will be sure to spread the word to Chef Damon about his Quinoa Salad! Next time you come by, ask for Blake - I would love to come by and say 'hello'. Cheers! More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 500 Pacific Coast Hwy, Huntington Beach, CA 92648-5032
    (5th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Huntington Beach
  • Phone Number: 714-861-4470

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Business meetings, Romantic, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 pm - 6:00 am
Monday
10:00 pm - 6:00 am
Tuesday
10:00 pm - 6:00 am
Wednesday
10:00 pm - 6:00 am
Thursday
10:00 pm - 6:00 am
Friday
10:00 pm - 6:00 am
Saturday
10:00 pm - 6:00 am

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