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The Reel Inn

18661 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265-5528
+1 310-456-8221
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fresh fish” (45 reviews)
“seafood” (49 reviews)
“red snapper” (11 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
18661 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265-5528
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11 - 20 of 309 reviews

Reviewed 8 August 2017

When we are in Malibu, we try to stop here, and this visit was just as wonderful as the others. Their chilean sea bass and my husband's salmon were both excellent. On the advice of the cashier, we had them prepared the way she recommended--which...More

Thank Katie S
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

This restaurant offers casual dining. It has a large menu which offers a few vegetarian options. You order from a counter and they call your name when it's ready. There are plenty of places to sit; booths, tables, community tables. You can choose to sit...More

Thank Isunwin
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Pulled off the highway -Spent hours getting /eating blah food at high prices. First a loooong noisy wait to order. I got lots of stuff. Then you wait as they call out your name a while later ...one ...item...at...a...time (and sometimes they just throw it...More

Thank andrewg818
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

We enjoy the Reel Inn. Very nice atmosphere and the food is really good. For couples and families a really nice spot on the water.

Thank Cropper2011
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Atmosphere inside and out! Great food. Clean, well maintained. Ordering can be a little tricky and the staff needs to remember a lot of their guest have never been there and do not know the process of navigating through.

Thank dlcrosley
Reviewed 23 July 2017

I want there thanks to a hint of a local friend, after the first visit i came back. it is very nice, simple fish food. the fish is fresh and served cooked on time. the atmosphere is easy and nice. i hope to come back.

Thank Labarbano
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Across the street from the beach area, this decorative hideaway offers an array of very fresh seafood. We had the fish and chips that was not greasy and pure perfection. The fries were in the top ten of the best we've ever eaten. Valet parking...More

1  Thank Donna D
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Came here for brunch one saturday. This is a chill seafood joint near the beach. They have brunch menu which is omelets and sandwiches. I had the crabcake sandwich which comes with fries and slaw. I started with the clam chowder which is New England...More

Thank catchyginger
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Funky little place with beach side feel. Food was great and service was even better. I was with a group of 12 and we all found something we liked. Try the fish and chips or the baked sea bass, you can't go wrong with either!

Thank Astros80
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

I read nice reviews about the place but it is too simple, the food is too greasy, the line to order the food is too big and I didn't think the place has anything special. In my opinion, the visit is not worth it. It...More

Thank Lisandra11
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18661 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265-5528
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Malibu
  • Phone Number: +1 310-456-8221
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