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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
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.All hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
20356 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265-5428
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 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 26 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
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

This place is built directly over the cliffs overlooking the crashing waves and the beautiful ocean. And amazing place for a sunset view. Lounges both indoor and outdoor with many really nice seating. The service is excellent. The wine list is very good. Looks like...More

Thank PilotMichael
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

Stunning backdrop to a weekend brunch or lunch, unfortunately the brunch or lunch itself not great. Mediocre at best. The menu is completely predictable, which could be nice and comforting if they delivered on the food quality and preparation, but we didn't feel they did....More

Thank Vitamin_Sea2008
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Lovely and friendly staff. Pop in and have a drink and watch the sun go down over their beautiful terrace. Perhaps you’ll see a seal or three swimming happily. The view is spectacular.

Thank Roldan L
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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9 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
23 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.
Darnell Y
23 October 2015|
Response from Moonshadowspch | Property representative |
There is no specific dress code. Guest attire ranges from casual to formal. We only require shoes and shirt at all times.
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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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