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Paradise Cove Beach Cafe

28128 Pacific Coast Hwy, Frnt, Malibu, CA 90265-3928
+1 310-457-9791
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
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Open Now
8:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
28128 Pacific Coast Hwy, Frnt, Malibu, CA 90265-3928
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went at night. $6 to park in their parking lot with validation. Food was average and therefore overpriced. 1 of my fav appetizer is Mexican spiced corn and even that was disappointing.. the dry spice was simply sprinkled on. The crab soup was meh. Only...More

Thank Bajantravel
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had a wonderful lunch at this location. Great place to take out of towners that want to be able to sit on the beach and enjoy there lunch at the same time. Food was very good and plentiful! Service was very attentive and courteous. Highly...More

Thank BlackRoseCher
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great place. Good food. Good service. Great views price is a little on the high side Must pay a small fee for parking if u eat there

Thank crankyfranky2
Reviewed 6 days ago

A very expensive place! You even have to pay for parking to dine here. Other beach goers come here without dining so the parking is pretty spacious. There is an ATM in the front of the place just in case. There is main dining inside...More

Thank Indiana_Jonesse
Reviewed 6 days ago

Interesting restaurant as it is right next to the beach. Great atmosphere as people are happily eating lots of food.

Thank Daniel FG H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were visiting my daughter and her and a friend my wife and I to PCBC. My daughter and freind have been a few times before and it is a favorite place of theirs. We went their after having eaten breakfast a few hours earlier....More

Thank nygf1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurent is VERY loud, dirty and a complete ripoff! The plates, glasses and cutlery we received were dirty. The portions are huge, the service ok but rushed. Not worth waiting in long lines for it. Parking is expensive. We felt grossed out by the...More

Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I grew up 25 miles away. I take people here because it is the California beach of the movies. But the food is really good! I like to sit outside because I like the sand between my toes. I have never had a bad meal...More

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Looking at some of the poor reviews here in relation to the size of the portions and the quality of the food, I can't recognise the place we experienced yesterday. This is our second visit to Paradise Cove (last time in Sep 15) and it...More

Thank Kittster1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved it ! We got lucky the restaurant was not packed and we got a table with a view. Such a fun place, huge portions, we got the tacos, humongous guacamole, soup and an extravagant chocolate cake. Service was super friendly, amazing view. Only good...More

Thank iamstarving
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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Paul O
Is it possible to arrange a group booking for lunch followed by drinks?
May 26, 2017|
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Response from Artzgal | Reviewed this property |
I would think so - - You may want to move outside to the "free" umbrella tables and chairs, and there is an outdoor bar to order drinks (self-serve). We recently enjoyed a lovely breakfast in the restaurant, and previously... More
Do you host/cater rehearsal brunches for a party of 30?
September 4, 2016|
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Response from slow_motion_traveler | Reviewed this property |
Call the restaurant to find out.
Maria G
Do you do any shipping? I would love to try the she crab chowder. When I visited you were out of it. I had the clam chowder and it was excellent. Best chowder I have eaten but I would love to try the shecrab chowder.
July 17, 2016|
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Response from Wendy S | Reviewed this property |
Please contact the restaurant directly.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $30
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene, Kids, Scenic view, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28128 Pacific Coast Hwy, Frnt, Malibu, CA 90265-3928
    (Paradise Cove Rd.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Malibu>  > Malibu
  • Neighborhood: Malibu
  • Phone Number: +1 310-457-9791
  • E-mail
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