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“Ahi tuna”
Review of The Reel Inn

The Reel Inn
Ranked #10 of 91 Restaurants in Malibu
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating
Missouri City, Texas
Level 5 Contributor
91 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Ahi tuna”
Reviewed November 6, 2012 via mobile

This place was recommended to us and we almost turned back. We were staying near the base at Port Huenme and drove the coast for 45 minutes for this spot. My husband found the fish taco to be excellent and my ahi Tuna salad with wasabi dressing was amazing! It was worth the trip.

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Sammamish, Washington
Level 6 Contributor
382 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 272 helpful votes
“fresh seafood”
Reviewed November 1, 2012

Small parking lot, valet only. If you don't want valet, you have to find street parking, and be careful crossing the busy highway.

You order your seafood at the window, and pick up when your name gets called. Fish seems fresh, and chowder isn't bad. Price is not cheap though, especially for a shack, and little service.

It's nice to try once, but not sure we'll go back again.

  • Visited October 2012
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Thank palladia
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Idaho
Level 4 Contributor
26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Fun place to stop for good seafood off of HWY 101”
Reviewed October 25, 2012

There are not many choices for good seafood in Santa Monica but if you drive towards Malibu there are several little restaurants that serve fresh fish. This restaurant was recommended to us by a local and it was a great choice. The food was good and the outdoor seating was very nice. It was also very affordable. I would recommend it to others.

  • Visited October 2012
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Thank SkyJett
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Silver City, New Mexico
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
“Fun atmosphere, great food”
Reviewed October 23, 2012

We saw this restaurant on Man vs. Food, and planned our route so that we could eat a meal here. The food is great, and such a great variety of seafood to choose from. We also liked all the ways each item could be prepared. We really enjoyed the outdoor seating and casual vibe. The view of the ocean was great. We didn't have to wait long for our food. If was definitely worth the stop.

  • Visited October 2012
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Thank IheartNM
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Topanga, California
Level 5 Contributor
57 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“best of the best”
Reviewed October 4, 2012

FRESH, LOCAL and Great outdoor seating. The Reel In is where the locals will go for a daily catch of fresh fish, seasoned and cooked to perfection. The outdoor seating is nice, affordable and pleasant. It's my favorite in malibu.

Visited September 2012
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