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Paradise Cove

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Address: 28128 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, CA
Phone Number: 3104572503
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Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm

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A Hidden Gem at Malibu

I went to meet my boss and his wife and I was not disappointed. The parking can be crowded but you would not regret the wait and fee! I made friends with the parking attendant who... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Angelica P
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Clovis, California
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11 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The area itself is nice. However, with the price for parking and some beach chairs the beach should be combed each morning to rid your guests of the trash that the tide brought in overnight. There were deflated rafts, flipflops, plastic, just to name a few laying around on the the rocks of the beach. Surely a worker is supposed... More 

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Lancaster, CA
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25 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Need I say more? I love this place!!! It's beautiful and relaxing. Even though sometimes it gets crowded, it's still relaxing. Chill on the sand and feast your eyes on beautiful scenery. Then when you get hungry, run to the cafe and have a feast for your tummy. The average person might get overwhelmed by the price (like myself), $35.00... More 

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Thank experiencecollector
Bellevue, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked the beach a bit after eating lunch at the restaurant there. Parking is $50 if you don't eat at the restaurant which seemed a bit high for a crowded beach.

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1 Thank Marlys M
West Midlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just called in for breakfast. The actual beach was narrow and busy and didn't look that appealing. It was a bit cloudy so we sat inside and had a lovely breakfast with great service. I had a three egg omelette and we also had waffles and pancakes. Lovely fresh orange juice and a breakfast smoothie.

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Clovis, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went to meet my boss and his wife and I was not disappointed. The parking can be crowded but you would not regret the wait and fee! I made friends with the parking attendant who spilled the secrets about the famous people that live at the top of the "Most Exclusive Trailer Park" that is at your right hand... More 

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Thank Angelica P
Luling, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed the food and drinks at the Paradise Cove Cafe. Large portions which made it a great value. Friendly wait service. The beach however was very narrow and super crowded. We were unable to find a spot to hangout so we left. Parking extremely expensive if you surpass the 2 hour mark.

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Thank angboudreaux13
Lancaster, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We used to go to paradise cove almost every weekend to fish n the bay. I used to catch big halibuts around 20 to 30 pounds all the time. The old TV show the Rockford Files used to film there shows from there. The restaurant which is right on the beach serves up wonderful food with a great atmosphere. Try... More 

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Peoria, Illinois
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughter lives in Hollywood and likes coming here. We went for lunch. We were seated and served right away. The prices were very high. I got a lettuce wedge. It was a head if lettuce cut in half with some cherry tomatos and bacon but. $10.95. We paid $117 for 5 people just eating the basics. They validated our... More 

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Birmingham England
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are going to charge 30 - 50 dollars for parking then the beach had better be first class, Paradise Cove isn't, if anything i found the beach area scruffy and not very nice. For food they have adopted a pile em high approach. Paella with spare ribs sticking out of it? The largest sea tower ever made –... More 

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Palos Verdes Estates, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've been wanting to head up to this spot for a while. I'd done my research & knew about the parking rates and the break guests receive if they spend at least $30 in food at the restaurant. Well...lunch for 4 was just over $100 & that was (1) veggie burger, (2) cheeseburgers, chicken salad sandwich, a beer & one... More 

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