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Paradise Cove

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Address: 28128 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, CA
Phone Number: 3104572503
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Beautiful Beach Cafe

Place is really beautiful and I always look forward to going back to this place when around the area. Food is a little pricey and not out of this world delicious. Your paying... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Megan D
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New York City, New York
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Los Angeles, California
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17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I've been wanting to visit this particular "private pier and beach" because of all the "hub-bub" about it. Supposedly "beautiful" "the best ever" "a gem"... But, there's a parking fee of $40.00 parking fee...YES...$40.00. Which supposedly, can be knocked down to $6.00 if you eat at the cafe...But, I had no intention of being blackmailed into spending $30.00+ on a... More 

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Torrevieja, Spain
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208 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We dropped by for lunch as it wassuch a lovely day. Pit there was a half hour wait for a table on the beach. The service 2as excellent. Suzanne had a Po Boys sandwich, which was fisf, salad, chips. No poor boy ever had. I had clam chowder, with a prawn, salad sandwich cut into quarters, wh I think I... More 

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Thank Edward S
New York City, New York
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Place is really beautiful and I always look forward to going back to this place when around the area. Food is a little pricey and not out of this world delicious. Your paying inflated prices for beach bar food because your on a gorgeous beach. The beach is beautiful to stroll after eating lunch or dinner with the cliffs in... More 

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Thank Megan D
England, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent the day in Malibu after spending some time in busy LA and we had a lovely chilled out day- we rented the comfy bed-chairs at the paradise Cove and had drinks and food and literally sunbathed all day, it was glorious. We went in October and it was quite and chilled out. Not sure what the summer is... More 

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Switzerland
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86 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

Had an excellent memory from a visit on a warm 2013 xmas day, our 2nd visit really disappointed us. The fruit cocktail was colored smashed ice, margueritas watered down and our plate of nachos beyond ordinary. Loud and crowded, this place has the feel of a tourist trap. At Malibu prices.

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Thank ze_shark
Simi Valley, California
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32 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

They have great food but the best part is that it sits right on the beach. You can sit out side with the beautiful view. Only bad thing is the cost of the parking .

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Tampa, Florida
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

Well Beach Blanket Bingo and others were filmed here so the history is fascinating, the parking too expensive unless you eat at the cafe-then its still $6 but just added to your bill-the cafe has tons of interesting photos, and then if you have $3.5 million to spare you can by a single wide mobile home next door. Great views

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Malibu, California
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53 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

This place server a great meal.... But it will take its time. I enjoy the settings of the paradise cove and used to live near by.....

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Austin, TX
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26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015 via mobile

This Casual beachfront dining spot is a longtime & often repeated favorite. Classic menu - nachos, burgers, salads, etc.. All good & portions are all huge! But the magic here is the beach, the Adirondack chairs & umbrellas out front, the pier, the iconic cliffs & ocean scenery. Expect to pay $6 for parking even after a fairly expensive meal... More 

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La Crescenta, California
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131 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

There is a good beach here and a restaurant that has good breakfasts. Would recommend if you want to go to a less crowded Californian beach.

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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 with stunning rock formations. In certain areas, where the ocean waves are just right, surfers can be seen bobbing in the water. Up in the mountains to the east hikers take in truly stunning views of the ocean and the sprawling Los Angeles landscape. And along Pacific Coast Highway, restaurants are filled with visitors and locals from all walks of life. Stumble into the right place at the right time, and you’ll likely encounter a celebrity.
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