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20356 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, CA 90265
+1 310-456-3010
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Ranked #3 of 84 Restaurants in Malibu
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $80
Sun 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Big Rock
Description: Oceanside restaurant with breathtaking panoramic views for romantic dining. Our chic nightspot. Serenades by live DJs spinning hot tracks nightly in the Blue Lounge, brims with a vogue, Hollywood-meets-Malibu crowd, indulging in a tranquil, yet hip vibe.
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77 reviews 77 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

Great prices Great service Great views Great taste I had the calimari appetizer, that was wonderful. I followed that with the pork chop, wonderful! For dessert I had the apple pie. The prices are reasonable and the service was exceptional. Highly recommend this place. Casual attire too!!!!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Our group of 14 women had lunch at Moonshadows. The place has an absolutely AMAZING location...right on/over Malibu beach! Our server JJ was great fun! He made sure that at the end of lunch we got a special photo outside on the balcony overlooking Malibu. The cocktail selection was pretty decent for lunch! The food was very good...i split the... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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63 reviews 63 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

A short drive outside Santa Monica, and with a stunning view, this has the fresh seafood dishes you would expect, but I was pleasantly surprised by the variety and quality. We ordered a snapper special and a black cod from the regular menu, and they were very different in style and flavor, but both excellent. A really good meal (and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015 via mobile

Cocktails are good, view amazing. Our server was attentive. Make sure to try the White wine sangria!

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Bethesda, Maryland
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130 reviews 130 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

you definitely see the ocean! Cantilevered right off the ocean. wow! And the food was very good. not a tourist trap. At least not IMO.

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Redondo Beach
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61 reviews 61 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

My husband and I took our friend who was visiting from Virginia for lunch the day after Thanksgiving. Since our friend has never been this was an absolute treat for her. We were delighted to get an outside table and the views of course were gorgeous. Our waitress Roxanne or Roxanna was super super cool and we enjoyed her service... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I liked the location and the view of this place - unbeatable! The food is OK (nothing to scream about) and a little too "American" (no offence). But the cocktails are great and honestly - for this view it's totally worth it.

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Westerly, Rhode Island
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40 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

This is the place to have a great dinner and watch the sun depart California for Hawaii. It was really beautiful. We sat inside, but the next time I would sit by the bar in the open, looking at the sea. We all had fish and we were pleased with taste, portions and presentation. They valet park, so you don't... More 

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Los Angeles, CA
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200 reviews 200 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
158 helpful votes 158 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Enjoyed an after Thanksgiving dinner at Moonshadows. Everyone loved their choices- delicious salads, clam chowder, pasta with lobster and crab, black cod, sea bass, and bouillabaisse- lovely fresh rolls- Located on the beach although it was dark when we got there- lovely salt air smell and breeze.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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217 reviews 217 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Absolutely incredible place! I visit California almost every weekend if not every other from Vegas and I'm always up for some great food while taking in the breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean! I looked this place up because a friend of mine asked to do brunch out in Malibu and after spending almost an hour going back and forth... More 

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Additional Information about Moonshadows

Address: 20356 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, CA 90265
Phone Number: +1 310-456-3010
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Malibu
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 31 - 80
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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