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Malibu Cafe at Calamigos Ranch

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327 Latigo Canyon Rd, Malibu, CA 90265-2708 (Kanan Rd and Mulholland)
818 540 2400
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a delicious lunch amidst a beautiful setting. Very rustic and unique. We had the avocado toast for an appetizer and fish and chips for lunch. Both were excellent. We had an excellent waiter. If you get a chance to go to this restaurant please ask for Trevor. He was very helpful and very pleasant. He took a lot... More 

Thank Debbie J
Washington DC, District of Columbia, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Malibu Cafe is one of the more unique brunch locations I’ve had the pleasure of visiting. Located on the Calamigos Ranch, this venue is a bit off the beaten path so you’ll need to plan a bit to get there unless you live in the Malibu/Thousand Oaks area. The restaurant is mainly all outdoors and looks very much like an... More 

Thank andrew_s_lee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It's small drive from center LA up into the mountains but the place is awesome. Young kids can play games in the garden and you sit outside in nature. Loved the vibe, the place and the people. It's a hidden gem !

Thank Nico B
Omaha, Nebraska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My family and I spent 6 hours at the Malibu Cafe last week. We went during the week in the evening, and it was surprisingly empty (which made for a more fun experience, honestly). This place is SO CUTE! They have lawn games such as: corn hole/bags, bowling, giant Jenga, giant chess, ping pong, a pool table, etc. This place... More 

Thank Danielle S
Rancho Palos Verdes, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

First time visiting for lunch with friends. Fun reunion, good food.... especially the ribs, very attentive service and the kids enjoyed playing fun games nearby. Something for everyone and we will be back!

Thank olinmom
Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is gem is hidden in malibu canyon. $8 parking fee gets you in and you can eat food from 3 different eateries, drink from bars, or have a seat down meal at their restaurant. You must make advance reservation for it. Ride their complimentary paddle boat, play chess, ping pong, and etc. I noticed all ages, families, singles, gays... More 

Thank Henny M
Nanuet, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were told of this place by the hotel concierge. Great suggestion. Right off the bat this is a different place. It is more of a seclude ranch than a restaurant. The food was OK. It was tasty, but the portions were a bit small. Except for the fries, seems like every plate get a pound of fries. Drinks were... More 

Thank jfidalg0
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is a whole day experience. You will not believe how beautiful this place is! Very ranch, very modern, I don't know how to explain. It's like little hidden heaven! Great food, packed with games so you can spend a whole day there. They have a man made lake and you can take paddle boat ride around it. we... More 

Thank Viv V
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved this place and have already been back! The setting is just gorgeous and will be a place we continue to return to. Especially great for families with children because there is so much to keep the kids entertained before and after your meal. The food was great, a little expensive for what it is but can't fault it.... More 

Thank zobo80
Chicago, Illinois, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here when helping my BFF prep for her wedding and it was great, beautiful setting and great drinks!!

Thank Eva S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $30
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Bar scene, Large groups, Romantic, Scenic view
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 327 Latigo Canyon Rd, Malibu, CA 90265-2708
    (Kanan Rd and Mulholland)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Malibu
  • Phone Number: 818 540 2400
Cafe M is the most exciting and wildly romantic dining destination in the Malibu Hills.
Located at the Crest of Malibu, off Kanan Rd. and Mulholland Dr. lies a unique restaurant and lounge with a Nouveau Barbeque menu that made Calamigos Ranch famous 4 generations ago, and keeps it breathtaking today.
Join them Thursday through Sunday from noon to midnight with an amazing al fresco lunch by their private lake, or join them for dinner on a candlelit patio overlooking the property, and stay for farm fresh cocktails under the stars with romantic lounge music, live jazz and blues under the stars!!
As the only dining destination on the Malibu Wine trail, come see what Malibu Vines can offer with the finest wine selections, and even tastings right at the restaurant. Bring a special someone, family, or just some friends and lounge on private cabanas, fluffy day beds, or get a private raft to sail the lake on.
There truly is nothing quite like an evening at M Cafe.

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