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Dukes Malibu

21150 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265-5219
+1 310-317-0777
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (43 reviews)
“hula pie” (59 reviews)
“fish” (105 reviews)
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Seafood, American, Bar, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
21150 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265-5219
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dukes has a fun vibe and lively atmosphere. While the food was pretty good, the view is simply amazing. The drinks were fun and fruity, but not super strong, and also not overpriced. There were some interesting menu items reminiscent of Hawaii fare... we shared...More

Thank rfpanhorst
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Once a year I drive my family up the coast from the dreaded LAX on the busy PCH and invariably we stop at Dukes for lunch. It has only gotten better over the years. Great ambience, small but excellent menu, incredible view (dolphins, pelicans, occasional...More

Thank Bob R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This was just minutes down the beach and had great service by David and delicious food. Go to happy hour and stay for dinner. The shrimp croquettes and the sautéed macnut and herb crushed fish was wonderful.

Thank Evelyn M
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for great seafood, this is notyour place. It's a great place to have a drink while watching the waves crash into the rocks. The food and service are average at best so if that is what you are after search somewhere...More

Thank SneakyHorseNinja
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Looking for a nice place to have lunch? Dukes is a perfect by the beach restaurant. Today I ordered a cheeseburger it was enjoyable and moist, but then came the dessert the key lime pie it was overly bitter and was very gluey. An alright...More

Thank johnbigfoot
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Charming Architectural decor puts a person in the Polynesian style mood. A number of tables have great ocean and coastline views. The menu offers a nice selection of items. The bar offers a variety of drinks that include tropical cocktails. It's a great spot to...More

Thank whiteshome1
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Heard about this from friends and decided to call for lunch on our way from Santa Barbara to Beverly Hills. All I can say is the place is a great spot, saw dolphins swimming by in tandem! The food is a very average burger joint...More

Thank Simon R
Reviewed 8 September 2017

On our last day in LA, my daughter wanted to watch the sunset over the Pacific like she did in Hawaii. So being the all wise and all knowing genius that I am, I suggested we go to a place on the ocean in Malibu....More

Thank twnyc
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Working with the event planning department at Duke's was a pleasure. They were attentive, provided all the information in a timely manner (we were planning this very quickly). Everything went off perfectly. The food was delicious, wine was perfect, coffee bar a hit. We were...More

Thank Paula L
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Dukes is situated on the oceanfront with large windows across the restaurant to accent the view. Staff was very friendly and seabass and fish tacos were delicious. Must order Hula pie - a real treat.

Thank ALH972
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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22 May 2017|
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Response from mdbgoldfamily | Reviewed this property |
Ok for kids. Sat night two weeks out to get your preferred time. Request a window table. Not guaranteed and may have to wait. If want to see sunset, look up time of sunset and book 45 min earlier.
4 April 2017|
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Response from AmyElizabeth67 | Reviewed this property |
They have a veggie burger that I was told is vegan. The buns had milk, so I had it without, but the waiter said that sometimes they do have vegan buns. The waiter was helpful and went back and forth to the kitchen to ask... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21150 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265-5219
    (Las Flores Canyon)
  • Public Transportation: MTA has a bus stop 100 yards down PCH
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Malibu>  > Malibu
  • Neighbourhood: Malibu
  • Phone Number: +1 310-317-0777
Duke's Malibu has brought the excitement of Hawaii, Waikiki, and surfing to the mainland. The spectacular oceanfront location on Pacific Coast Highway offers over 300 feet of romantic oceanfront dining and memorabilia from both Hawaii and California surfing history. The Barefoot Bar, looking south into the lights of Santa Monica, is a great spot for drinks and casual food with friends.
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