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Kristy's Wood Oven and Wine Bar

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Malibu
American, Wine Bar
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6506 Westward Beach Road, Malibu Country Inn, Malibu, CA 90265 (Formerly The Hideaway Cafe)
310-457-2602
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 51
    Excellent
  • 31
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great view, Great atmosphere

Sit outside for a great experience. Quiet setting. Menu has good variety of healthy style foods. Service and food were very good. Would certainly return.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
ny2plano
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Dallas, Texas
Good for:
  • Scenic view
  • Romantic
  • Families with children
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102 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Malibu, California
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

excellent prep of high quality ingredients. varied menu, special occasion venue, nice atmosphere, and good service.

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Ventura, California
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236 reviews 236 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
163 helpful votes 163 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

The breakfast, the friendly service from Nick and Eduardo, and the view overlooking Zuma Beach make this a premier spot. There is indoor and outdoor seating as well as a lovely bar. The best Bloody Mary I have had was made fresh with their own blend, while the veggie scramble and grilled potaoes were hot and flavorful. The fruit plate... More 

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Dallas, Texas
Top Contributor
127 reviews 127 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Sit outside for a great experience. Quiet setting. Menu has good variety of healthy style foods. Service and food were very good. Would certainly return.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Asked them to make a black Russian for me even though it wasn't on the menu. Also, the Greek pizza is to die for. Definitely try the wood fire pizzas here.

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cheshire
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87 reviews 87 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 via mobile

this place is a hidden gem, the food is absolutely amazing. Had my daughters wedding reception near the pool area it was like something from a Hollywood movie and there was so much delicious food. The view was great of the beech and nothing was ever too much to ask.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Kristy's is one of the better restaurants in Malibu. They have a quaint bar with great martinis and a decent wine list but the food is much better than the wine list so I usually bring my own. Yes there is a corkage fee, but brining a good bottle is worth the experience. I think over the years, i've had... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

We stayed in the hotel next door to Kirsy's so we thought eating there would be nice. Reserved our table earlier in the day but still waited over 30 minutes to be seated. It was a nice evening so we didn't mind waiting outside, shame there wasn't anywhere to sit whilst being kept waiting. We had to stand by the... More 

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Diamond Bar, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

The staff makes you feel right at home the minute you arrive. Their food is presented with an appeal to the eyes and stomach. It is deliciously prepared and served with your satisfaction being their top priority. Prices are comparable to other restuarants in the area, but your appreciation and enjoyment of the meal makes it priceless. Perfect for a... More 

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Pasadena, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015 via mobile

Attended a luncheon after a Pepperdine grad ceremony at this location and felt sorry for those who had planned it as the owner/manager (not quite sure as he never introduced himself) was blustering around acting angry that we were there & how they weren't ready for us yet & had to set up more tables, etc. He said we could... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We happen to stumble across this place. We were quite underdressed for the formality of the dining area. The maitre d insisted that our atire was fine. After reviewing the menu and hearing the chef specials of the day, we decided to split the surf and turf. The turf was a boneless ribeye approximately 10 ounces, and the turf was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6506 Westward Beach Road, Malibu Country Inn, Malibu, CA 90265 (Formerly The Hideaway Cafe)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Malibu>  > Malibu
  • Neighborhood: Malibu
  • Phone Number: 310-457-2602

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 35
  • Cuisine: American, Wine Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view, Romantic, Families with children

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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