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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%
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11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
20356 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265-5428
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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
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Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Restaurant had nice scenic sea views, we were even lucky to have seen dolphins nearby. Service was good, food was a bit better than average overall, would always comeback due to the amazing views.

Thank Abdulla A
Reviewed 25 October 2017

We walked in and were immediately taken by the spectacular ocean view and seating arrangements. You had a choice of indoor or outdoor seating which were more than satisfactory since no ocean view was obstructed. The menu selections were creative, typical seafood cuisine and most...More

Thank Joe G
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

My group of 4 experienced a really nice lunch yesterday in Malibu. We sat on the deck at a table that was like a cabana. The view of the ocean was majestic! We ordered calamari, and I had ribeye steak and substituted potatoes for rice....More

Thank drfunches
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

We had reservations for 7pm. We arrived about 20 minutes early and the hostess said no problem it’s not very crowded and seated us right away. The view from our table was fantastic! Right over the ocean. Waves rolling in right under our feet. The...More

Thank Gary_Val_AZ
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Great place for lunch, or to stop fro drinks and/or dinner. Food and service are good, and you cannot beat the view!

Thank Dorothy C
Reviewed 11 October 2017

14 of us had dinner here on a Friday night. We got very well looked after and the food was very good. We had a table on the terrace with a good view of the sunset and sea. The restaurant has a fun atmosphere and...More

Thank Hungry T
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Visited Moonshadows for lunch with my husband. We had the steak and lobster. They sat us at the window we had a Great view. I enjoyed my steak, it was well cooked. We had the creme brulee and banana crostata. Before we left we saw...More

Thank Irene R
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

We were in Malibu for the week celebrating our 20th Anniversary. For that actual date, my wife chose Moonshadows and we were not disappointed. The ONLY turn down was at the beginning; that being a rather snippy woman at the front reception that seemed put...More

Thank FlexMartian
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
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Bar Scene, Romantic
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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