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Howdy's Taqueria Malibu

3835 Cross Creek Rd Ste 3, Malibu, CA 90265-4978
(310) 317-4757
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Ranked #30 of 81 restaurants in Malibu
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Outdoor seating
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Good for: Outdoor seating
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English first
Dallas, Texas
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Cool little taco stand with outdoor seating. We enjoyed the chicken tacos and a burrito. The highlight is their tortilla chips and three different salsas, hot, red mild and a green. Yum! The taco came with corn tortillas and since, I'm not a huge fan of corn I think the burrito is better. Huge portions here. You can probably share... More

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Camarillo, California
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

I have been going here for many years, it's always the same great fresh food every time! The service is always great, and with a smile. It's a great place for a quick meal and people watching.

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British Columbia
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

Howdy welcomed us as he was about to close on Christmas Day - he was warm and engaging - even after a long day. The food was amazing - but it was really Howdy and his staff that made our late afternoon stop so great. Don't hesitate with this place. He's also got great options for you Paleo and Crossfit... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

Lots of wonderful choices - fish, vegan, fresh juices, great service - nice outdoor seating - friendly staff. Delish - I should've gotten an extra watermelon juice to go!

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Warsaw, Poland
Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

Howdy's, in the Malibu Market area is one of the best places to eat on the planet. Yes, the planet. The paella, the soft tacos, the fish tacos, the orange soda, the burritos, the fresh juices. You can eat there at the limited tables, take out, or like we do many days - go find a table near the play... More

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Sparks
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

Malibu is famous as a home for the "rich and famous". We were looking for a place for lunch in Malibu without breaking the piggy bank. There were two lunch type restaurants next to each other in the shopping center. We chose the Mexican. Reviewing the menu, I though the burritos were a bit expensive at $10. Oh well, we... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

Grab a seat outside and people watch while eating. The classic burrito is large enough for two people to share. Tacos are delicious. Perfect little spot without a big price tag.

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

I love when I'm in a hurry and want something quick and healthy AND mexcian (even though they have a few basic sushi rolls-- funny)... Our family loves the shrimp and mango tacos, but they have the usual beef, chicken etc as well... It's a stand in line and order kind of place, and great when you are on the... More

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Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013 via mobile

Howdy's is an old Malibu standby; I remember coming here as a college student. The memory doesn't quite hold up to the current reality. Howdy's tries hard and uses good ingredients, but the food is ultimately forgettable. It's relatively expensive as well. The real reason to stop by is the ambience -- sitting at Howdy's on a nice day will... More

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Red Bank, New Jersey
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

First day we arrived in California we stopped here for a quick lunch outdoors. Enjoyed our quesadillas and great salsa.

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