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Carbon Beach Club (The Dining Room)

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$$$$
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Malibu
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22878 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265 (Cross Creek Rd.)
(310) 456-6444
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7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Casual Elegant
Romance
Local cuisine
Outdoor seating
Breakfast/Brunch
Reservations
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 54
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
food and a view in malibu

we stayed home in malibu over the holidays but needed a break from at home cooking. as choices here are limited, we returned to the carbon beach in and were not disappointed. seating was quick with an ocean view table and a casual lunch of cheese burgers and turkey avocado bacon lettuce and tomato... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 9, 2015
kmalibu
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malibu
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Outdoor seating
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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malibu
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

we stayed home in malibu over the holidays but needed a break from at home cooking. as choices here are limited, we returned to the carbon beach in and were not disappointed. seating was quick with an ocean view table and a casual lunch of cheese burgers and turkey avocado bacon lettuce and tomato sandwiches. dinner gets fancier but we... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Question. Would you give a merchant a copy of the front/back of your credit card and Photo ID to hold a reservation for a $68 pre-fixe menu? If not, then don't include Malibu Beach Inn/Carbon Beach Club in your selection list for Holiday meal reservations in Malibu. I reserved on Open Table only to be contacted by the hotel to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We were staying at this fab boutique hotel and had breakfast here daily, amazing!! Lunch was even better, teenage kids loved it, adults loved it plus they made a great Pimms!! We were at this hotel for 7 nights and ate here most lunchtimes!! Lots of great restaurants in Malibu that this one stood its ground. in the evening if... More 

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Rome, Italy
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

A cozy little restaurant within a charming hotel, with old world charm and fantastic location and view. But not much else, service is slow, waiters are average, nice but not professional by any means, management is totally absent, and food is so up and down! Great place to have a drink but not much else. Calamari and salad are Ok... More 

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san francisco
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81 reviews 81 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We came into Malibu with high expectations given many of the reviews of the restaurant at this hotel. The views were terrific, but that is where the quality started and stopped. Despite having a reservation and the restaurant calling me the day before to re confirm our 11:15 am reservation, we arrive don time to a relatively empty restaurant and... More 

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san francisco
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81 reviews 81 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We came into Malibu with high expectations given many of the reviews of this restaurant. The views were terrific, but that is where the quality started and stopped. Despite having a reservation and the restaurant calling me the day before to re confirm our 11:15 am reservation, we arrive don time to a relatively empty restaurant and waited and waited... More 

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Danville, California
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131 reviews 131 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Came here for a special bday celebration at the recommendation of a friend who 'heard' it was good. I made reservations and 1 day prior they left a voice message asking me to reconfirm. I did. Arrived at about 11:20 for an 11:15 reservation. The host told me it would be a few minutes then went to the lobby to... More 

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

An amazing terrace just above the beach, being part of a rather unattractive hotel. Food very nice, although the menu could live with some more variety. Come here for a nice lunch enjoying the ocean.

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Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 via mobile

We stopped here for breakfast on our drive from Los Angeles to Cambria. Ended up driving past so keep your eyes peeled when you know you'll be getting near. We turned up without a booking on a Saturday morning around 9.30am and got given a great table right by the edge, waves crashing under us, as we enjoyed a truly... More 

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Grand Forks, North Dakota
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We stopped here after spending some time on Zuma Beach enjoying the waves crashing on the beach. Great food and awesome views of the ocean from here. Not very cheap but very nice there.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 22878 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265
    (Cross Creek Rd.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Malibu>  > Malibu
  • Neighborhood: Malibu
  • Phone Number: (310) 456-6444

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm

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