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Malibu Cafe at Calamigos Ranch

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327 Latigo Canyon Rd, Malibu, CA 90265-2708 (Kanan Rd and Mulholland)
+1 818-540-2400
11:30 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 10:00 - 21:00
Tue - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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5 reviews
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Great food and amazing service in a fantastic location!! Always a winner especially on a sunny day. During the week you don't need a reservation. But you should on the weekend.

Thank David L
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43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

As a SoCal native, I was shocked to learn that I had been missing out on this place for so many years! Now my favorite thing to do is share it with other friends!

Thank CASnowDog
Newbury Park, California
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

This place has an amazing atmosphere. It is a hidden gem that many don't know about. Great food, amazing atmosphere, and great staff. Had a great time!!!

Thank Mark C
Los Angeles, California
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54 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

We went here to celebrate a family birthday. Loved the location and how it was set up outdoors. It's truly a fun place suitable for all ages. The menu selection is fantastic. And that's where the goodness ends. The food was mediocre at best. We ordered a lot of different food, but none of it was noteworthy. For dessert, we... More 

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Bronxville, New York
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Glad we stopped here. This would be a great place for a private event or wedding! Fully outdoor so they probably close for rain. Not a huge wine selection by the glass but the waiter made honest recommendations and I loved the cab he recommended. Shrimp and grits wasn't what I expected (both were fried) but it was good and... More 

Thank taryn41
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

We visited that restaurant with my friend. They said they normally shouldn't work on Monday but for some reason they did. The territory is cute, all that pets around and all is ok. But the menu is really tiny, nothing to choose. We asked what they recommend and it was burgers hmm. I asked for bread they didn't have any,... More 

Thank Lova L
Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017

I found this magical place on Pinterest, printed out a picture of a bride and groom under a beautiful tree that had draping fairy lights and put it on my vision board, not knowing where it was exactly. Then when planning our Californian road trip, I noted it wasn't too far from where we were planning to go, so had... More 

Thank Suzie A
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21 reviews
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Reviewed 5 January 2017

Went here with a couple of girlfriends for a wonderful outdoor meal. Such a campy and fun location. Had an almost summer camp for adults feel - but is a great place for all ages. The ribs were very tasty! We didn't have a reservation and had to wait a while, but enjoyed our wait by walking around the place... More 

Thank nanorly
Los Angeles, California
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 18 December 2016

If you looking for outdoor place to relax, have wine, good food and don't mind kids running around, this is a good spot. We come here on the date just me and my love, or with kids. Love it every time.

Thank Inna_Butterfly
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Lovely and different place with simple American food but done in a excellent way. The scenes is the best with a lake, games etc ,for the whole family. A must visit !!! An experience ....lovely at night with all the lightning

Thank Katarina E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 327 Latigo Canyon Rd, Malibu, CA 90265-2708
    (Kanan Rd and Mulholland)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Malibu
  • Phone Number: +1 818-540-2400
Cafe M is the most exciting and wildly romantic dining destination in the Malibu Hills.
Located at the Crest of Malibu, off Kanan Rd. and Mulholland Dr. lies a unique restaurant and lounge with a Nouveau Barbeque menu that made Calamigos Ranch famous 4 generations ago, and keeps it breathtaking today.
Join them Thursday through Sunday from noon to midnight with an amazing al fresco lunch by their private lake, or join them for dinner on a candlelit patio overlooking the property, and stay for farm fresh cocktails under the stars with romantic lounge music, live jazz and blues under the stars!!
As the only dining destination on the Malibu Wine trail, come see what Malibu Vines can offer with the finest wine selections, and even tastings right at the restaurant. Bring a special someone, family, or just some friends and lounge on private cabanas, fluffy day beds, or get a private raft to sail the lake on.
There truly is nothing quite like an evening at M Cafe.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?