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Marmalade Cafe

3894 Cross Creek Road, Malibu, CA 90265
310-317-4242
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Ranked #11 of 83 Restaurants in Malibu
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $21 - $30
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Californian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations
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English first
Dallas, Texas
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

We had our hearts set on a perfect coastal diner for breakfast but made our way here when our bellies protested further wait. We were seated immediately which was nice but the experience overall was just OK. The service was spotty and the food we chose was mediocre but kudos for the vegan and gluten free shout outs on the... More

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Boulder City, Nevada
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111 reviews 111 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

I excused the 45 minute wait the first visit since it was a Sunday morning although the hostess told us it would be 15-20 minutes. After waiting so long I was really wanting to LOVE this place since my friends in Malibu talked it up pretty well. Any cook in a restaurant which serves breakfast should be able to produce... More

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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

One of the best breakfasts my wife and I have ever eaten! ( And we travel a lot!) I had the biscuits and gravy, my wife had the corned beef hash. We then split a chocolate French toast. Everything is made from scratch. Staff was very attentive. Highly highly recommend this place if you're looking for a great breakfast! Can't... More

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Los Angeles, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

I love this place. Service can be a little slow during busy times but it's a nice opportunity to relax and catch up with friends. I love the menu it offers a variety of soups, salads, burgers, and they serve breakfast till about 2 PM. I love portobello mushrooms and they have an excellent portobello mushroom salad with fried goat... More

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Delray Beach, Florida
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60 reviews 60 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

What a great place this was. Located off of the highway, in a higher end outdoor mall, this place had amazing food and great character. The menu was diverse and the egg white omelette. with feta and spinach did not disappoint. Others in our party had eggs benedict and pancakes. The portions were plentiful. Coffee was fresh and tasty. It... More

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Los Angeles, California
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51 reviews 51 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Pineapple upside down pancake and chocolate french toast - a wonderful way to celebrate with a little delicious decadence. Our mini-celebration was so much fun, we stayed for two and a half hours. During that time our coffee was refreshed and we were checked-in with, but never rushed. Although there are other Marmalade locations in the Los Angeles area, this... More

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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82 reviews 82 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We went for a business breakfast and the service was very good and the choice of food is amazing it's very fresh and they cook it very well. The restaurant is very clean and well worth a visit, we will be going back.

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Brandon, Mississippi
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Four of us went for dinner on a weeknight. We had appetizers, salads, entrees and desserts. The seafood I had was excellent! My daughter had steak that I tasted and I found to be quite good. The waiter was a bit standoffish at first, but seemed to warm to us. He was very prompt and had very good suggestions from... More

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Top Contributor
120 reviews 120 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

This was my tenth annual visit while teaching at Pepperdine in the summer. This is a down to earth cafe with a loads of great menu choices and a great seasonal specialty list. The best thing is that the food is consistently excellent. We started out with the ginger beef steamed dumplings which were terrific. I considered several seasonal specialties,... More

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4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Cruising the Pacific Coast Highway and found this place. Apparently they have other restaurants in the LA area. The place was packed and bustling - always a good sign. We were seated and served by a very pleasant and efficient staff. We had a wonderful, tasty meal. Everything fresh and cooked perfectly. The service was outstanding and while I'm out... More

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