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Paradise Cove

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Address: 28128 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265-3928
Phone Number: 3104572503
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Been here multiple times now, on frequent visits to LA. Great food, right on the beach with private access. Great waitstaff!.. Go for a late lunch, and spend a couple hours... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Topton, Pennsylvania

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Topton, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Been here multiple times now, on frequent visits to LA. Great food, right on the beach with private access. Great waitstaff!.. Go for a late lunch, and spend a couple hours relaxing on the beach!

Thank kjake2004
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You'll recognize Paradise Cove from tv shows like, "Gidget" and "Rockford Files." But many movies were made here, too. Although all beaches are public and free in California, Paradise Cove charges $50 to park for 4 hours. That sounds like a lot but if you spend $35 in their cafe, parking is reduced to $6. That's easy to do because... More 

Thank Karen L
Redondo Beach, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great surprise location if you have not visited, take n afternoon spend some time relaxing. Food is delicious. We sat outside to enjoy the sand in our toes.

Thank Gfamily90278
Miami Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

there was alot of waves when i went so i didn't go into the water, i walk along the beach and later also just laid, it's a very nice and clean beach, Life guards are always alert. good place to take picture and enjoy the best part of Malibu. if you are looking to relax and enjoy then this is... More 

Thank mario v
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to chill on the beach , nice walk around the cove, and then fabulous lunch! Huge portions and great selection.

Thank Tina F
Santiago, Chile
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Their chowder is amazing, all the rest was good too, but what surprised me most was the freshness and promptness of their service... It was wonderful. Eating outside with your feet on the sand... We could hear the waves from our seats. It was an incredible unforgettable night.

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Louth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not so hidden as its well sign posted along the PCH, but with a lot of research into the area this still wasn't put on our radar until we passed it one day. We decided to pop in on the way past to see if breakfast was available - what we found was a restaurant right on the beach. If... More 

Thank Jason C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cheap to park if using the bar/restaurant. We had lunch here, very nice and not too expensive. Loos available if just using the beach. The restaurant has chairs on the beach to sit on and its lovely to sit outside and eat as their outside area is on the sand.

Thank Caroline O
Surrey, UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

On a road trip from Santa Monica to Santa Barbara and stopped for lunch midweek. We were lucky to get a table, probably best to reserve. The beach is so pretty with lots of sun beds but we didn't stop long enough. We had fantastic salads on a hot day. There were two girls celebrating ones birthday. The waiter brought... More 

Thank Visi2rs
San Carlos, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

This was the reason for the trip. Being a life long fan of James Garner and the Rockford Files we had to see this place. Very fun to stand where it all happened. The cove was packed with people, food was great Lobster Tacos were great. Walking around and people watching was part of the fun and looking at all... More 

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