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The Reel Inn

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18661 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265-5528
+1 310-456-8221
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good38%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“fresh fish” (44 reviews)
“seafood” (45 reviews)
“red snapper” (11 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
18661 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265-5528
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a funky beach shack setting, ideal for both friends and families. Easy to get to, on PCH near Topanga Canyon Road. This is a good fish market as well, and you can judge by their prices, they stock only quality fish. That said,...More

Thank drjlever
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We got this place recommended by a colleague. Fresh food and relaxed atmosphere. Will definitely come back next time we are in Malibu.

Thank Magnus Å
Reviewed 1 week ago

When we are in Malibu, we try to stop here, and this visit was just as wonderful as the others. Their chilean sea bass and my husband's salmon were both excellent. On the advice of the cashier, we had them prepared the way she recommended--which...More

Thank Katie S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant offers casual dining. It has a large menu which offers a few vegetarian options. You order from a counter and they call your name when it's ready. There are plenty of places to sit; booths, tables, community tables. You can choose to sit...More

Thank Isunwin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pulled off the highway -Spent hours getting /eating blah food at high prices. First a loooong noisy wait to order. I got lots of stuff. Then you wait as they call out your name a while later ...one ...item...at...a...time (and sometimes they just throw it...More

Thank andrewg818
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoy the Reel Inn. Very nice atmosphere and the food is really good. For couples and families a really nice spot on the water.

Thank Cropper2011
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Atmosphere inside and out! Great food. Clean, well maintained. Ordering can be a little tricky and the staff needs to remember a lot of their guest have never been there and do not know the process of navigating through.

Thank dlcrosley
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I want there thanks to a hint of a local friend, after the first visit i came back. it is very nice, simple fish food. the fish is fresh and served cooked on time. the atmosphere is easy and nice. i hope to come back.

Thank Labarbano
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Across the street from the beach area, this decorative hideaway offers an array of very fresh seafood. We had the fish and chips that was not greasy and pure perfection. The fries were in the top ten of the best we've ever eaten. Valet parking...More

1  Thank Donna D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came here for brunch one saturday. This is a chill seafood joint near the beach. They have brunch menu which is omelets and sandwiches. I had the crabcake sandwich which comes with fries and slaw. I started with the clam chowder which is New England...More

Thank catchyginger
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Scenic view, Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18661 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265-5528
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Malibu
  • Phone Number: +1 310-456-8221
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