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20356 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265-5428
+1 310-456-3010
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (19 reviews)
“bouillabaisse” (10 reviews)
“octopus” (20 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
20356 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265-5428
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Although the service was great and everyone was so nice my meal was average at most. The crab and lobster spaghetti tasted like barbecue sauce more than tomato sauce. a rather strange flavor. Not what I expected. Large restaurant without a lot of ambience. Not...More

Thank Jan B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our favorite Malibu stopover (yes...even trumps In-N-Out!). Love the ambiance and menu options and the views are breathtaking. Worth the $$!

Thank cgriff_leawood
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Called in for a quick lunch on way down the Coast Amazing view, red wine with cheeseboard. Would definitely go back when we have more time to thoroughly enjoy

Thank 55CCT
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Moonshadows is my favorite place in Malibu. What stands out about Moonshadows is the amazing ocean views you. The minute you walk into Moonshadows you are greeted with a nice welcome. After being seated I ordered my drink and some appetizers. We started off with...More

Thank Alan B
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

We could get a very nice window table thanks to Jenny at the reception. Our waiter Michael was excellent. We had a glass of Rose wine and a Sauvignon blanc to enjoy tasting fresh oysters (2 x 6), a perfect swordfish carpaccio with fresh mango,...More

Thank Marie Y
Reviewed 24 January 2018

Nice location, great environment, and good food. Love the outdoor seating and interior. With the great view we enjoyed the food.

Thank Ayreen P
Reviewed 21 January 2018

We stopped here for lunch on our way to Camarillo from Santa Monica. Our waitress was very friendly and attentive, the food was good and the view was absolutely amazing.

Thank Monica H
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Wow! My new go to place for just amazing food and awesome views. Go early right when restaurant opens to get a table by the window. ( inside) There's also a lovely outdoor seating area and a small ( maybe seats 4-6) outdoor bar like...More

Thank TiffBlue
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

The view was good, but the food was just okay. We went for light food and drinks. Server was friendly and pretty attentive. The tartare was the best app we ordered, octopus was a bit chewy, and the ceviche was good. I would recommend if...More

Thank Jacelyn M
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Roxanne was SUPER NICE, she made sure we were taken care of and had a great experience. The moonshadow is a must while visiting the Los Angeles area.....picture is of me and Ms. Roxanne.....very great person. I totally recommend her!!!!

Thank ArsenioJames
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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Gary M
19 March 2018|
Response from 55CCT | Reviewed this property |
Ring them direct and ask the Chef. We owned a Restaurant in Australia and we always preferred to tell customer’s what the options were ourselves - our best friend was celiac so our menu already catered towards special... More
10 July 2017|
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Response from AnikF | Reviewed this property |
So sorry for the delay Did not see your question... we did reserve it is a lot safer to avoid the wait. The restaurant is quite big.
Darnell Y
24 October 2015|
Response from Moonshadowspch | Property representative |
Our Menus can all be found on our website. We also feature a fish of the day during lunch, brunch, and dinner which changes frequently.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$80
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20356 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265-5428
    (Big Rock)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Malibu>  > Malibu
  • Neighbourhood: Malibu
  • Phone Number: +1 310-456-3010
  • E-mail
Oceanside restaurant with breathtaking panoramic views for romantic dining. Our chic nightspot. Serenades by live DJs spinning hot tracks nightly in the Blue Lounge, brims with a vogue, Hollywood-meets-Malibu crowd, indulging in a tranquil, yet hip vibe.
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