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Malibu Seafood

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American, Chowder, Seafood
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25653 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265
310-456-3430
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Takeout

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  • 215
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  • 19
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  • 8
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great spot right off PCH

wonderful little spot with fresh seafood, and restaurant offering a variety of foods. was busy and right across PCH is the beach..

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
trobb628
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Vancouver, Washington
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Scenic view
  • Dining on a budget
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Vancouver, Washington
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

wonderful little spot with fresh seafood, and restaurant offering a variety of foods. was busy and right across PCH is the beach..

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los angeles
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

The Food is great and reasonably priced and don't forget the great view and the cool breeze coming from the ocean. At times parking may be an issue during lunch time and you ended up parking on the main street but overall the experience is great.

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Calabasas, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

A huge hit with friends & family. We've been coming here for years!!! Prepare to stand in line.... But it's worth it! If you are with a group it's also a good idea to have one of you find & hold a table so you have somewhere to sit when your order is ready! Basically, order your meal, pay, they... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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60 reviews 60 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Very casual, be ready for outdoor picnic benches, but with a view of the ocean and the freshest seafood possible! I loved the grilled Seabass, and my mom raved about the scallops and shrimp. Looking forward to going back; highly recommend!!

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Waiting in huge lines to get fried fish to eat at picnic tables? It's not that good! There are much better restaurants and much better fish in the neighborhood for the same prices and no lines out the door. I have no idea why this place is so popular! Personally, I would never go there.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Nothing about this place was bad, nothing blew me away either. The views from the hillside deck is gorgeous. I noticed many people around us ordered from Malibu Seafood, but then brought their own beverages! It's fresh, fried & not 'stuffy', which goes against the grain of Malibu, & is one good reason why it's probably so popular among starving... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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46 reviews 46 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Seafood was good, but the ice cream sandwiches are to die for--homemade sugar cookies with homemade ice cream in between. Very casual place. You eat at outside right beside PCH and looking at cars and the oceans. We were tourists, and this felt like a California experience. Our favorite lunch.

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malibu
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52 reviews 52 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

It sure isn't the fanciest place in Malibu and diners have to sit out on the other side of the noisy highway a few feet away from roaring motorcycles, but if you're up for some good seafood, it's worth a try. i would describe the decor as shack chic and it's self serve but dishes like the swordfish are fresh... More 

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Todos Santos
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213 reviews 213 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

This place had been my fish market for many years and when it expanded to serve food out on the patio, it became very popular indeed...and for good reason. It's one of the funkiest, most fabulous places to eat the freshest catch of the area, including lobster...which is my weakness. I love spontaneously stopping by to grab a shrimp cocktail... More 

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Washington, DC
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67 reviews 67 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

This place is very unassuming & simple - what we loved about it. Reminded me of old California - back in the good old days when there were real local restaurants without the hype. We had fish & chips - excellent haddock, crispy fried, home fries were hot & delicious. Surprised at how reasonably priced it was - only $10.95... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 25653 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Malibu
  • Phone Number: 310-456-3430

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: American, Chowder, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Scenic view, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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