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Malibu of Surfside


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings

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The best Italian food at the beach! Family owned and operated, we make the finest Italian meals using Mama's own recipes. Stop in an see why we're a local's favorite and a vacation dining destination. Malibu's of Surfisde Beach, great food, great atmosphere, and great service.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Servers were superb, food was terrific, cheesecake some of the best I've had, and I'm really picky about cheesecake. Would recommend to anyone. Don't come with the expectation of fast food, it's really prepared as u order, good food takes time!!! Relax and enjoy.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank DONALDL621
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just returned to this great little family owned and operated Italian restaurant for the first time in a while. The food is still wonderful and the hospitality outstanding. Giovanni your host, bartender, waiter and sometime chef is most accommodating. We been here many times in...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Myalon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have eaten at Malibu many, many times and always loved it along with the staff. However, tonight they outdid themselves. Just wonderful meal, service and ambiance. You MUST visit this restaurant and don't forget to make a reservation !! Family owned and operated, home...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank MEB816
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I bought six from Pawleys Island. We have several good Italian Restaurants in our area but Malibu does make a superior eggplant parmigiana and they only have two desserts cheese cake and cannoli. I sold the group on the cheese cake. Basically everyone has reservation...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank BeastlyBill
Reviewed April 20, 2019

Last time we were there we were celebrating Uncle Donnie's recovery. The food was great as was the wine and the bucca. It gets a tad chaotic when Uncle Donnie is around so this time the boys did nit bring him. We had even a...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Phil H
Reviewed April 15, 2019

We'd been hearing how awesome the food is at Malibu for a while, and finally had the opportunity to experience it for ourselves. After reading other reviews on Trip Advisor, we knew we needed a reservation since seating is limited. At the time we made...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed April 14, 2019 via mobile

The most authentic, delicious and enjoyable Italian Restaurant in the area. Great service too. Always a good time.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank SlyckWylli
Reviewed March 31, 2019 via mobile

Malibu reminds me of eating in Little Italy in New York City. The food is fresh, delicious and creative. There are different specials every night. It is a family owned business and they really know what they are doing! The pastas are so good, salads...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Curlygirl383
Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

I know I will always get a delicious meal at Malibu’s. Portions are so large there is always enough for the next night’s dinner. Small restaurant and quiet so it’s easy to have a conversation. Wait staff is always pleasant. Only reason I rated 4...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Linda H
Reviewed March 8, 2019

The food at Malibu is fanstastic —portions are large and delicious however I could give it only a 4 star because the service was iffy/even poor at times.....first off—make a reservation as the restaurant is not large and seating is limited.....we had reservations for 5pm...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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January 19, 2018|
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Response from katgayle55 | Reviewed this property |
They are on vacation for 10 days..starting yesterday..
July 26, 2017|
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Response from Jeannie H | Reviewed this property |
Yes they serve lunch and be certain to order whatever 'Mama' made Don't miss this place
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