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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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American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
28128 Pacific Coast Hwy, Frnt, Malibu, CA 90265-3928
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Beautiful place and a amazing location right on the beach.The food is good but it’s not the reason while you’re there.The vibe this place has is reason enough .

Thank Claus305
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We come here every once in a while when we need our beach food fix. Parking will cost $6 after validation on weeknights. Tuesday nights has AYCE clams and Wednesday nights has AYCE shrimp (after 4pm for both). Bread is served upon request. Warmer days...More

Thank Danigirl27
Reviewed 6 days ago

I really like the location. It can be very busy especially on weekends. Many people spend the whole day there enjoying the beach. If you are just going for food and it is really packed, go around back of the place and order outside. Service...More

Thank Nate C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Paradise Cove Beach Cafe has a photo of an actor in blackface, hanging in the lobby, as soon as you enter. Despite frequent messages, they have not addressed this blatantly disrespectful decoration. If you aren't aware of America's history with Blackface and minstrelsy, please Google...More

2  Thank Tori A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had been to Paradise Cove 5 years ago as recommended by a local. We enjoyed the food and atmosphere on that visit. Our next visit was this past Sunday mid afternoon. We were visiting California for a family reunion and brought along some family...More

3  Thank egraetze
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I dont even know where to start: Rude service, terrible food, pricey... avoid at all cost... beware of the parking trap!

1  Thank Michał S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We throughly enjoyed a late brunch and a lazy stroll on the beach. Service was friendly but can be improved.

Thank Fredrik H
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

I ate here for lunch with my two daughters aged 12 and 16. We shared nachos and 1 order of tacos and it was way more food than we could eat. One daughter even skipped dinner that night she was so full. Food was very...More

1  Thank Lynn_from_WI
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

I would have liked to write a review of the food but....... Made a reservation for Sunday lunch for my partner’s birthday for 12:30. Due to the chaotic parking situation we arrived at the desk at 12:35. First of all they couldn’t find the reservation...More

1  Thank allblacks99
Reviewed 16 April 2018

I enjoyed lunch here on a "quiet" weekday. The food was good and generously portioned. But $12.50 each for "virgin" drinks for (no rum, just prepared frozen drink mix) is steep.

Thank Cathby
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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2 February 2018|
Response from Paul S |
My guess is they would at least stay with their current menu and possible add a special ‘meal for 2’. Best just to call and find out.
Liz M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
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
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Bar Scene, Romantic
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
  • Neighbourhood: Malibu
  • Phone Number: +1 310-457-9791
  • E-mail
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