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18763 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265-5507
+1 310-317-0025
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“thai food” (30 reviews)
“golden bags” (7 reviews)
“curries” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
18763 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265-5507
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I enjoyed the friendly staff, the weather, the proximity to the beach. It had a fun California atmosphere, the interior was mostly "wood" giving it that small restaurant charm thai beach feel. I had glass noodles (bean based I believe) fried with veggies and chicken....More

Thank WorldTraveler20000
Reviewed May 8, 2018 via mobile

So glad we stumbled upon this gem. From the start the service was so, so friendly! Our waiter whose name I didn't catch was so accommodating. Treated us like VIP and was very warm and welcoming. The food was incredible as well. We ordered several...More

Thank thetravelbug215
Reviewed April 18, 2018 via mobile

The worst thai I've eaten. The place was gross, tables barely wiped off. Staff were rude. They were using this weird seating system, you wrote your name on a clipboard outside and stood there until someone noticed you and came out to seat you. I...More

Thank easternsho
Reviewed March 6, 2018 via mobile

If you want to taste the real Thai food and enjoy the most delicious food ever, then you must eat at Cholada. The food and the service is phenomenal. I highly recommend the Tom Kau soup with chi owl or shrimp. Glass noodle salad, cashew...More

Thank WondeRox
Reviewed December 15, 2017

Our party of 4 had a very good meal at Cholada. We ordered five dishes and it turned out to be an incredible amount of food. We took plenty home. Each dish was flavorful and delicious. It was fine.

Thank Peter F
Reviewed December 9, 2017

This low-key, relaxed roadside restaurant makes me happy every time I stop by here passing through Malibu. The dishes are flavorful, well spiced and more authentic than most Thai restaurants in the area. The Coconut Curry Soup is well seasoned with lemon grass, bay leaves,...More

Thank _3Days_Away_
Reviewed November 26, 2017 via mobile

Cholada offers good Thai food (but nothing special) in a nice location right at PCH. The restaurant felt quite crowded due to the setup they have.

Thank Xabbu
Reviewed October 18, 2017

We stopped here when visiting Malibu with friends. We sat outside in the back and had a great view of the ocean. Not sure if the waiter did not understand much English, because we asked for the appetizer to be served before the meal, but...More

Thank Travread
Reviewed October 1, 2017 via mobile

Tom yum was pretty good except way too many mushrooms and not enough shrimp. Shrimp we did get were tough. Duck curry not for us - pineapples threw us for loop but duck was pretty well done. Thai brown rice not same as regular brown...More

Thank IV15
Reviewed September 27, 2017 via mobile

The food was very good but I was a little put off by the grimy menus and the cleanliness of the restaurant and outdoor seating area. I actually wanted to leave but the 4+ rating and the good reviews convinced me to stay. If I...More

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June 20, 2015|
Response from Furrgus | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure as I have always gone there when visiting family. There is usually a crowd at the door, but our wait was relatively short. So worth the wait though.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18763 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265-5507
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Malibu
  • Phone Number: +1 310-317-0025
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