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Calamigos Ranch

327 Latigo Canyon Rd, Malibu, CA 90265
(818) 540-2400
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Ranked #9 of 76 restaurants in Malibu
Price range: $30 - $30
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Kanan Rd and Mulholland
Description: Cafe M is the most exciting and wildly romantic dining destination in the Malibu Hills. Located at the Crest of Malibu, off Kanan Rd. and Mulholland Dr. lies a unique restaurant and lounge with a Nouveau Barbeque menu that made Calamigos Ranch famous 4 generations ago, and keeps it breathtaking today. Join them Thursday through Sunday from noon to midnight with an amazing al fresco lunch by their private lake, or join them for dinner on a candlelit patio overlooking the property, and stay for farm fresh cocktails under the stars with romantic lounge music, live jazz and blues under the stars!! As the only dining destination on the Malibu Wine trail, come see what Malibu Vines can offer with the finest wine selections, and even tastings right at the restaurant. Bring a special someone, family, or just some friends and lounge on private cabanas, fluffy day beds, or get a private raft to sail the lake on. There truly is nothing quite like an evening at M Cafe.
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34 reviews from our community

85% Recommend
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Dallas, Texas
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

This place has a cool factor about it for sure. And you can tell they cater towards larger parties and special events. My husband and I enjoyed a little dinner here while visiting Malibu. It was a cold night and in much need of a good heater, we ordered our food and then walked around a bit to explore the... More

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Greer, South Carolina
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38 reviews 38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

We were visiting family in the Los Angeles area and they took us here for Sunday brunch. We had a great time. Great staff, great food!! A must do when in the LA area.

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Malibu, California
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

If youre looking for a quick getaway in Malibu's backyard, Calamigos Ranch is your destination! scenic, green, pet friendly. They have a besutiful restaurant in the woods there along with Biggest Loser...

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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43 reviews 43 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

I went to Calamigos for a birthday party. Going down the drive way, all the trees had fairy lights on them. There was a private bungalow for our group. The food was good, there was dancing and a comfortable scene. I remember the old days when it was just starting. We would ride horseback over the hill from Malibu, stay... More

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Dallas, Texas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

This place simply rocks with ambiance, character, uniqueness, and a great menu and wine list. My husband and I discovered The Malibu Cafe at Calamigos Ranch this summer and I was in love and didn't want to leave. Located on 160 gorgeous acres of Malibu wine country ranch land owned by The Gerson family, is this rustic California restaurant specializing... More

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Los Angeles, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

Me, my husband, and two small boys came up to M Cafe for lunch. We at first were very excited and loved the atmosphere. Until we ordered. Two soup and sandwiches. And a Ahi Tuna Salad. It took over an hour. Ridiculous....the server came by and said our food would be right out about 6 times. Nothing. Finally it came... More

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Washington D.C.
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

This is a very scenic place to go whether it is for a meal or just to have a drink and walk around the grounds. We were there on a sunny warm afternoon in Sept. and spent an hour just walking around and taking pictures before we sat down to eat. We thought the food was very good but the... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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57 reviews 57 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

Food was good (not spectacular but good), waiters were friendly, and the highlight was the unbelievable atmosphere of eating outdoors in a ranch/canyon setting with magical lighting and what we're dubbing "elegant vintage country" decor. We went on a Wednesday evening so it was nearly empty, and felt like we had most of the place to ourselves. Highly recommended for... More

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Houma, Louisiana
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

Food was good. Service was nice Parking was a hassle because they had lots going on next door The burgers were great

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Greenville, South Carolina
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84 reviews 84 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

Cousin in CA took us to Malibu Cafe for brunch the first morning of our visit. Outdoor dining and the staff moved umbrellas around our table so all of us were in shade. Very accommodating! Next, Endless Mimosa's... no kidding - our server found us to refill as we walked around taking pictures of the lovely setting... talk about service!... More

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