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Moonshadows

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20356 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, CA 90265 (Big Rock)
+1 310-456-3010
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11:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Description: Oceanside restaurant with breathtaking panoramic views for romantic...
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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    Very good
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  • 12
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  • 14
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Catch the sunset while having your drink.

An outstanding restaurant / bar at the seaside. First you can have your drink and observe the sunset and then a delicious dinner. Octopus and ahi tuna was excellent. Prices are exceptable.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
Yasar L
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Istanbul, Turkey
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Romantic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

An outstanding restaurant / bar at the seaside. First you can have your drink and observe the sunset and then a delicious dinner. Octopus and ahi tuna was excellent. Prices are exceptable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Recently visited with family while on vacation. Everyone was very pleased with their meals. Food very tasty and good portions. Childs menu had good choice and food was very satisfying. Excellent value for money and lovely views.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

LOVE! A-M-A-Z-I-N-G! We can't say enough about our fabulous lunch at Moonshadows, truly outstanding faire, fresh, inspired and simply divine! Moonshadows is a YES every time!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

one of the best views one can have. Overall, tough, the atmosphere is quite 'old', a little bit 'past its prime'. However, food was fine and drinks too.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Location: Malibu Parking: street parking along the highway - not an easy task Atmosphere: chill, chic, simple Staff: friendly and accommodating Menu: good selection Drinks: Bellini well made Meal: Oven Baked Stuffed Butter Croissant - $16; Roasted Organic Chicken Hash, Fontina Cheese Bechamel, Potato Hash, Watermelon Prices: expensive Visit Again: yes Recommend To Friends: yes

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

I had big expectations but it is just an OK place. Average service, really average food, all prices as if it was special. Glad I tried it, will not return, I can get a lot more for this price!

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Malibu, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Mmmmmm. Always amazing. Sitting outdoors in a booth is so much fun. A weekend brunch turns into dinner. Just don't have too many mimosas!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Couldn't get enough of this place . Beautiful people and atmosphere , love the food , great spot in Malibu .. Will always come back .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Dinner reservations for four at 7:00PM on a Sat nite. We were sat outside patio with fabulous views and crashing surf beneath. DJ kept the music light and service was spot on. Tuna tartare and Oysters for starters followed by a linguini lobster & shrimp pasta for the girls and ribeye and pork loin (bone in) for us guys. Good... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

- Great view overlooking the Pacific Ocean. - Very friendly staff, including the hostesses. - Good food, nice variety. - Food's a little pricey though. - Tough to find parking; valet parking is an extra $7.

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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>  > Malibu
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 20356 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, CA 90265
    (Big Rock)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Malibu>  > Malibu
  • Neighborhood: Malibu
  • Phone Number: +1 310-456-3010

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 80
  • Price Range: $ $ $ $
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Bar scene, Romantic

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.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Malibu
The Malibu coastline is like a chameleon. In some areas it resembles the French Riviera with its lush, green hillsides descending into crescent-shaped shorelines. In others, it feels 100% Southern Californian with beaches wide and flat as a football field, and often crowded with beach-goers lounging on towels and playing volleyball. Other coastlines still feel secluded, tucked under tall cliffs and dotted with stunning rock formations. In certain areas, where the ocean waves are just right, surfers can be seen bobbing in the water. Up in the mountains to the east hikers take in truly stunning views of the ocean and the sprawling Los Angeles landscape. And along Pacific Coast Highway, restaurants are filled with visitors and locals from all walks of life. Stumble into the right place at the right time, and you’ll likely encounter a celebrity.
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