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Paradise Cove

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I've only been to the beach here, not the restaurant. It's a bit of a schlepp, but it's worth it... read more

Reviewed September 30, 2018
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Romantic for dinner

The drive to get there is awesome! The food is GREAT and the drinks are well poured. Make a... read more

Reviewed September 28, 2018
Calabasas, California
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28128 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265-3928
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All reviews rockford files toes in the sand beach cafe calamari salad bar adirondack chairs large portions guacamole private beach parking validated sit outside beach experience four hours walk along the beach great restaurant bring your own great beach
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have been here many times now and it's such a great place for locals and tourists alike. Menu is classic American...portions are huge ( why America do you need to put so much food on the plate? It's not rocket science to see why people...More

Thank theFulhamFoxes
Reviewed October 27, 2018

This a complete Ocean/Beach front mixed use area, a place to Visit and Relax, Play in the Sand and Surf, Walk & Beachcomb, There are lot's of elaborate Trailer-type homes, owned and as Vacation Cottages- and the restaurant, is open to the public and is...More

1  Thank Jeffrey L
Reviewed October 11, 2018

Met a friend here for lunch and we enjoyed a seafood platter with a bottle of white wine and could not have been more happy! For the price of $33 there was SO MUCH SEAFOOD!! (granted) we come from Minnesota so a platter of similar...More

Thank AJLmama
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Perfect restaurant directly on the sand in Malibu, California. Food and service are both excellent. Portions are very large and a good menu selection. Plenty of chairs to relax on the beach afterward. Short drive on the PCH from Santa Monica. Also recommend a drive...More

1  Thank Arlene H
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

I've only been to the beach here, not the restaurant. It's a bit of a schlepp, but it's worth it. Uncrowded! Uncrowded! Uncrowded!

Thank califcasl
Reviewed September 28, 2018

The drive to get there is awesome! The food is GREAT and the drinks are well poured. Make a reservation if you want to go on the weekends! The Shrimp Balague is to die for! The service is slow but I like that for a...More

Thank 4redwine
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

We went here for our anniversary dinner. First rule of Paradise Cove, if you don't have a reservation, you will regret it. This is a very popular venue because you can drink on the beach and it is heavily promoted. Reservations are available up to...More

1  Thank Geoff P
Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

we went end of june at malibu beach a taxi driver toook us he told us is the best beach in california and celebrities going there and maybe be lucky if we see someone. itn was cold the sea has waves and it wasnt crystal...More

1  Thank elenazF7496CD
Reviewed September 14, 2018

Unfortunatly our waitress was indifferent to the fact my wife told her I was celebrating my birthday and she treated us as if we had the plague. We had intended to spend a long lunch enjoying some food and drink but we had to ask...More

3  Thank John B
Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

We used to love going here but now it’s super touristy, the food and parking is insanely expensive ($23 for tacos) and they placed so many beach rental lounges there is almost no beach left to enjoy. They no longer have the salad bar and...More

2  Thank rastewart2018
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The Malibu coastline is like a chameleon. In some
areas it resembles the French Riviera with its lush,
green hillsides descending into crescent-shaped
shorelines. In others, it feels 100% Southern
Californian with beaches wide and flat as a football
field, and often crowded with beach-goers lounging on
towels and playing volleyball. Other coastlines still
feel secluded, tucked under tall cliffs and dotted
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Sharon J
September 22, 2018|
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Response from Suanne S | Reviewed this property |
Oh gosh, I don't know. Maybe just an Uber/LYFT
Sharon J
September 22, 2018|
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Response from Winkylee12 | Reviewed this property |
There are no buses but taxi service or Uber would work
January 16, 2017|
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Response from Scott T | Reviewed this property |
Hi Dogs are allowed but not in the area that is around the restaurant.