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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to spend a nice afternoon taking in the sunshine and fresh air. You can pack a lunch, or get food at the restaurants on the pier. People watch as people walk by or are fishing. You can also stroll on the beach.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Donna C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love visiting Malibu pier, checking out the little pop up shops on the pier, and having lunch at Malibu Farms. The pier is beautiful and my son enjoyed watching fishermen fish!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank BriannaNic
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is paradise, including the restaurants and shop. Waitstaff and store assistance were all so nice. It is a happy place.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank A C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved our visit to Malibu and the pier! Great atmosphere and beautiful views! Also it is free!!!!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Amanda T
Reviewed December 9, 2018

Perfect place to start a visit to Malibu. A great cafe sits on thevend of the pier serving breakfast and all-day fare. A full bar/restaurant at 5ge start odiferous the pier serving also dinner. Great for people watching and a perfect jumping-off point for beach...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DaveK521440
Reviewed November 27, 2018 via mobile

Did not eat at establishments, but the pier is a most outstanding place to watch a Pacific sunset and maybe just hang in the surf.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank RetiredNLuvinIt_11
Reviewed November 19, 2018

My wife and I ate breakfast twice on the Malibu Pier. The food was excellent, the view is great, and the service was good. It was not crowded which made it all the more enjoyable.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank kgoil
Reviewed November 8, 2018

Parking is right beside the pier and $10 a day. The pier itself doesn’t have a lot on it but we hired a fishing rod and bait for $22 for 2 hours, didn’t catch anything but it was fun. Had breakfast and just chilled in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AshBush
Reviewed November 6, 2018

The pier is good to visit for a few minutes, 30 at most, but the beach at the pier is laid back, comfortable, friendly and fun. My kids and I spent the entire day there!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank I4303EVpaulr
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

The views are great the food is good and the atmosphere has a little bit to be desired. Unfortunately the homeless or problem I don’t you find a place for them to stay so you can enjoy this day and not the stench

Date of experience: November 2018
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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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July 2, 2018|
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Response from sheljowo | Reviewed this property |
We got a street spot relatively close on a Friday night around 6pm but then couldn't find anything and the lot for the pier was full on Saturday morning around 10:30am. Same thing for early Sunday morning.
lynn h
May 24, 2017|
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Response from 439ChrisM | Reviewed this property |
The restaurants are Malibu Farms and Malibu Farms Cafe (smaller menu, quick service style, at the end of the pier)
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Staying in Marina del Rey - Drive time to Malibu Pier? (6 Replies)
We are going to a wedding near the Malibu Pier last Sunday in Oct. Ceremony starts at noon. Wedding hotel is in Marina del Rey. Any ideas about how long the drive would be? I hear the beach traffic can be horrible.
October 05, 2016|
Response fromHopSkipJump|
You can do a 'map search' of the route on any of the popular sites and get the 'real time' by doing the search on the day and time of day that you'll be making the drive. Assuming you plan to be at the ceremony early, you won't have much traffic since people don't get up super early on Sunday to go to the beach and October is not really 'beach season' although, granted the weather is still quite moderate at that time of year.
Trip report - Days 2 (night) 3 and 4 (8 Replies)
I can't remember exactly where I left off but Thursday night we headed out to Sunset Strip and had a few drinks at the Rainbow Bar & Grill before making our way over to the Key Club to go see Slaughter. I didn't realize how small it was, but I probably had one of the strongest drinks of my life there. My husband had a great time as the singer from Bulletboyz played a few songs too, so he was excited about that surprise appearance. All in all it was a good time, interesting crowd, but fun....More
October 25, 2008|
Response fromAlex90028|
Looks like you are having a blast. Sitcoms always take a longtime to tape, maybe when you come with your girls out the next time, check on Jimmy Kimmel Live which is so much fun to see and you are in and out within an hour as that show is taped live. Basically what you see is what you get, no retakes or anything. I have always a good time going there
Melbourne, Australia
malibu (2 Replies)
Is malibu worth checking out?? Can you get on to the beach?? The Malibu pier sounds great and I noticed that someone mentioned a great restaurant there too. We are staying in Santa Monica with a car and would like to know how far it takes to drive to Malibu??
December 02, 2008|
Response fromElleBe_LA|
It's about 20 minutes from Santa Monica. Yes you can go on the beach. Yes, the pier there is worth seeing, and there are two restaurants to choose from, both good, both have great views (same owners - one is more expensive, Beachcomber) If you go to the outlet in Camarillo, as I mentioned in your other thread, Malibu is on the way there, on Hwy 1. You can stop on your way up, or on your way back (but I really wouldn't waste a day at the Outlets)