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Paradise Cove

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great beach...great comfort food..

Firstly, get a reservation...second, the portions are tremendous...third, just to enjoy! Very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've only been to the beach here, not the restaurant. It's a bit of a schlepp, but it's worth it... read more

Reviewed September 30, 2018
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28128 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265-3928
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All reviews rockford files toes in the sand beach cafe calamari salad bar adirondack chairs large portions guacamole private beach parking validated sit outside fish tacos beach experience four hours walk along the beach great restaurant great beach
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It I a really great place, right by the beach! The BAR B QUE BACON CHEESEBURGER is best lunch ever. The salad bar is really great too, there are so many different kinds of choices and it is great. Don't get me started about the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank The W
Reviewed 1 week ago

SO beautiful, I was so happy we stopped here on our trip! Definitely make a reservation and eat in their outdoor area. I loved the mexican take on the breakfast menu, and we sat outside on the beach after for an hour or two just...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sarah L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Firstly, get a reservation...second, the portions are tremendous...third, just to enjoy! Very casual dining that leads from the cafe onto the beach. Great comfort food...kids kept busy with their crayons...everyone enjoyed the simple pleasure food....Parking at the restaurant costs, depending on how long you are...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank eyeu
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gigantic portions. The seafood sampler is wonderful! Loved the barbecue sampler too. The service here is really terrific. Parking is expensive, but restaurant gives a discount to get it to $8 for four hours. Otherwise it’s $35! So get that validation!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank BScopatz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very cool restaurant. Great service. Got there around 11:45...then the place got packed. Had fish tacos....the best I’ve had. Walked out to the beach after lunch for a moment and then checked out all the old black and white photos hanging all over the restaurant....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jameswA918OS
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Have been here many times now and it's such a great place for locals and tourists alike. Menu is classic American...portions are huge ( why America do you need to put so much food on the plate? It's not rocket science to see why people...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank theFulhamFoxes
Reviewed October 27, 2018

This a complete Ocean/Beach front mixed use area, a place to Visit and Relax, Play in the Sand and Surf, Walk & Beachcomb, There are lot's of elaborate Trailer-type homes, owned and as Vacation Cottages- and the restaurant, is open to the public and is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Jeffrey L
Reviewed October 11, 2018

Met a friend here for lunch and we enjoyed a seafood platter with a bottle of white wine and could not have been more happy! For the price of $33 there was SO MUCH SEAFOOD!! (granted) we come from Minnesota so a platter of similar...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank AJLmama
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Perfect restaurant directly on the sand in Malibu, California. Food and service are both excellent. Portions are very large and a good menu selection. Plenty of chairs to relax on the beach afterward. Short drive on the PCH from Santa Monica. Also recommend a drive...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Arlene H
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

I've only been to the beach here, not the restaurant. It's a bit of a schlepp, but it's worth it. Uncrowded! Uncrowded! Uncrowded!

Date of experience: October 2017
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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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Sharon J
September 22, 2018|
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Response from Suanne S | Reviewed this property |
Oh gosh, I don't know. Maybe just an Uber/LYFT
Sharon J
September 22, 2018|
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Response from Winkylee12 | Reviewed this property |
There are no buses but taxi service or Uber would work
January 16, 2017|
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Response from Scott T | Reviewed this property |
Hi Dogs are allowed but not in the area that is around the restaurant.