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Cafe Habana Malibu

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3939 Cross Creek Rd, Malibu Lumber Yard, Malibu, CA 90265-4995 (Pacific Coast Hig)
9:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 12:00 am
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Miami, Florida
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38 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was terrible. We were doing some shopping and came across this restaurant. It looked nice so we decided to go in and have some lunch. We walked in and they told us there was no wait for tables inside so we sat inside. The waitress came quickly to take our order and the buser brought us chips with... More 

Thank Alexandra M
London, United Kingdom
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201 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

We just loved the seafood tacos here, very well done and tasty sides made the dish damn good! The patio setting is nice and relaxing, a little pricey the food but it was worth it.

Thank JaFooley
Rancho Mirage, California
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254 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

a lovely spot for a relaxing lunch on the patio. Chips were excellent. Green tea as well. Tacos were very small with very little meat and not a lot on the plate. left hungry but did enjoy the setting and the relaxing environment.

Thank Irvinggetthecar
Los Angeles
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68 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

I went here last year. The food is not amazing. It's just oK. Everything was just OK. There are other better places in Malibu to go eat.

Thank questionsc
Smyrna, Georgia, United States
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Hostess was not very friendly as we arrived for lunch. We were a party of six and waited close to 15 minutes before someone came over for drink orders and then took close to 10 minutes to get the drinks. Everyone enjoyed their meals. Bathrooms are in a bad spot - right were the staff comes in and out of... More 

Thank Breanne M
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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101 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

The service was very good. Likewise the food was very good. Good menu selection and the atmosphere was lively but not over powering. We enjoyed a good meal with friends and were able to converse during the meal. Unhurried and pleasant.

Thank AngloAmerican3333
Malibu, California
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

It is my opinion that the quality of the food and the service has gone downhill at this restaurant. It is unfortunate as the manager, Dave, appears to be a good guy who tries hard, but his assistants, particularly Josh, a young kid at the front are not courteous and respectful. As far as the food is concerned, it is... More 

Thank Bpk235
Cincinnati, Ohio
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30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 credit card Amex Card Member Review

My daughter and I stopped by on our tour of Malibu. Great service and great food. Very relaxed place for a summer lunch!

Thank Sixjays
Los Angeles, California
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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Cafe Habana is a relaxing place to have a casual lunch in Malibu. I really enjoy the salads and the chips and guacamole are very good. I also like the tacos. I think it unique for Malibu because you can get a nice lunch and sit on the patio without the usual prices that prevail in Malibu. I have always... More 

Thank CynthiaAnnU
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

We were here on recommendation from our hotel and we were disappointed with both food and service. The bathroom is in the worst possible location, beside the bar, in front of the kitchen and there is only one stall. So you kind of just stand there in the way of servers and bartenders feeling ridiculous. I ordered the grilled veggie... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $30
Latin, Cuban, Mexican, Caribbean
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Television, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3939 Cross Creek Rd, Malibu Lumber Yard, Malibu, CA 90265-4995
    (Pacific Coast Hig)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Malibu
  • Phone Number: 310-317-0300

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?