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Marmalade Cafe - Malibu

3894 Cross Creek Rd, Malibu, CA 90265-4933
+1 310-317-4242
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (15 reviews)
“marmalade” (40 reviews)
“turkey hash” (3 reviews)
Open Now
07:30 - 21:00All hours
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
3894 Cross Creek Rd, Malibu, CA 90265-4933
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Reviewed 20 June 2016

Each time I visit this part of California I like to go to Marmalade however I have to say the atmosphere there has changed and the male waiters are not as good as the female ones.. Food always tasty and enjoyable - sad they have...More

Thank k1w1Spirit
Reviewed 20 June 2016

okay food. long waits on the weekends really loud. for 9am eggs with you new york times try tavern. they open early too and are much better.

Thank kmalibu
Reviewed 10 June 2016

I'd give this cafe in Cross Creek five stars if the my experience wasn't unpredictable. I find the women wait staff more responsive than the men and I find that the food can be excellent one day and overcooked and mediocre the next. Regardless of...More

1  Thank Tiz108
Reviewed 20 May 2016

I had an absolutely fantastic breakfast here. The food was excellent, and so was the service. The ambiance was quite good as well. Very enjoyable.

Thank paxRomana99
Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

Between Ventura and LAX Marmalade Cafe is an excellent choice for lunch or dinner. We stopped for an early dinner on a Friday evening. Made reservations even though at 6:15 it wasn't busy. Good for us - Great service, terrific diversified menu, my favorite drink...More

Thank Bellauno
Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

After reading reviews and craving breakfast, my family and I decided to try Marmalade last month. It wasn't too bad of a breakfast but I think one member of the family got the chorizo sausage omelet and wasn't feeling so great later in the day....More

Thank matt2lee
Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

I have visited this restaurant many times for breakfast and thoroughly enjoy it. A diverse menu. Large portions. Excellent service. Try the upside down pineapple pancake but plan to share . The Gilsons scramble is solid go to special. Also love the salmon scramble. Enjoy!

Thank JimboMalibu_CA
Reviewed 17 April 2016

I went there with a groupon voucher. The cocktails were very well made and came in a large 16 0z. glass. The grilled artichoke starter was great. The flat iron steak was cooked perfectly and the portion was more than generous. They have a happy...More

Thank Tom734
Reviewed 6 April 2016

Though I don't prefer chain restaurants, I have a special fondness for this location of the Marmalade Cafe. I have been there many times over the last 15 years, but hadn't been there lately. This particular day, I was driving home from Santa Monica and...More

1  Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 4 April 2016

We were looking for somewhere to stop for breakfast in Malibu without it being too inconvenient or pricey. This place was amazing. The menu offered a ton of variety, with even a wealth of healthy choices. Prices were great and the location was awesome. Huge...More

Thank Melissa M
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you have gluten-free options? Can dishes be modified to exclude onions and garlic? My husband is on a strict diet, and those are some of his restrictions.
30 December 2016|
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Response from Jay K | Reviewed this property |
Yes, as far as I can recall you can modify a few dishes. When I got a burger I asked it plain; cheese and beef only and they were ok with it ;) I'm not aware of any gluten free menus tho.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3894 Cross Creek Rd, Malibu, CA 90265-4933
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Malibu
  • Phone Number: +1 310-317-4242
  • E-mail
We take great pride in our restaurants and view them as a personal reflection of ourselves. Consequently we only hire employees who are as excited about our operations as we are. Our concept is very simple. Customers enjoy dining in a spectacular environment matched with wonderful food and fully attentive service. When you visit us you will see that we have provided just that.
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