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“Nothing better than a view of the ocean with great seafood!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Reel Inn

Reel Inn
18661 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265
(310) 456-8221
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Ranked #15 of 84 Restaurants in Malibu
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Chowder
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Salt Lake City, Utah
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Nothing better than a view of the ocean with great seafood!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

We had a fantastic lunch with wonderful wine while viewing the Pacific Ocean on a Sunday in Malibu. Everything was flavorful and the chowder is great! Shrimp tacos, red snapper and fried shrimp. Yummmmmm! And all at a great price.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Los Angeles, California
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 32 cities Reviews in 32 cities
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
“Fish and Sunshine on the Coast”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

This is the place for grilled fish and shrimp dinners or tacos. We love the sides, salad, grilled potatoes, cole slaw and so much more. When traffic is heavy on PCH we stop here, which is often lol. This is a good place coming from the beach to meet another fish lover.
You order at the window and pick it up when called with the atmosphere of Topanga Cyn which is around the corner. Put your top down, enjoy the drive with thoughts of mouth watering fresh grilled fish.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Marana, Arizona
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46 reviews 46 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Overrated....”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

Local glowing reviews are puzzling .... It's a shack type building with indoor/outdoor seating -place your order and take it to your table. Fish and chips below average, order taker had bit of an attitude. french fries and cole slaw awful.
What can I say? Certainly doesn't meet standards of Malibu dining! Not going back!

  • Visited January 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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4 restaurant reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“A must! ”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Get away from Santa Monica strip and head to this quiet gem. Fresh fish, simple menu. Good food and excellent value, you will not be disappointed. Met some locals from
Westwood bringing their family there. Simply great!

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Portland, Maine, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Right on the PCH, best fish around”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

We ate there last week, a party of four, everything from grilled fish to cajun-style to fish tacos…and we all loved our meals. They have valet parking in the lot, but you can probably find a spot right there on the highway. OK sangria by the pitcher, too.

  • Visited December 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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