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Moonshadows

20356 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265-5428
+1 310-456-3010
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
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LOCATION
20356 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265-5428
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131 - 140 of 530 reviews

Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

Phenomenal view of the ocean, as the restaurant sits on stilts above the shore. Phenomenal wine selection as well as a main course of shrimp scampi with a hint of spice. Elegant and beyond relaxing setting. Wonderful atmosphere and excellent staff! Overall, a phenomenal experience!

Thank Clancy W
Reviewed 4 January 2016

We were recommended by a friend so took the drive from West Hollywood down to Malibu which was quick and easy. We valet parked and were taken to our reserved table outside. It was a beautiful day, the setting was amazing, the staff very friendly...More

Thank MarcusM777
Reviewed 16 December 2015 via mobile

Beautiful ocean view, ,the food is mediocre,I just like to check out different restaurant especially all the one with ocean view.

Thank Klnesme
Reviewed 23 November 2015

Great place to enjoy your sunset in a deck over the water.., it doesn´t get any closer than that! I highly recomend to make a reservation, specially if you want to seat outside which is the best area and you can sip your drinks listening...More

Thank Rosaide70
Reviewed 17 November 2015

Went with friends the other night to have dinner and our table for four was not quite ready so we choice to eat in one of the booths on the Sun Deck. It was dark but there were heaters to keep us warm plus you...More

Thank Nigel F
Reviewed 16 November 2015 via mobile

Moonshadows is an instant favorite with so many people, when I take them there for the first time. Locals come here religiously over the weekends - especially over the summer. Great cocktails, superb seafood and killer view. Easygoing, friendly staff, help make this a classic...More

Thank CindyBernstein
Reviewed 16 November 2015

The Restaurant with a beautiful view ofer the Pacific Ocean serves very good food from the ocean and land.

Thank Rolf B
Reviewed 16 November 2015

What distinguishes this place are the views. Ocean views and when the lights come on at night, the sea gulls like to swim in front of the restaurant. Food portions were large which is not the norm in Malibu. Pricing was reasonable. Food quality and...More

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 11 November 2015

This restaurant has been in Malibu for a long time but it is one of the best spots in the area for a lovely lunch/brunch or dinner by the sea. The service is courteous and friendly, we particularly loved our Brazilian server and the owner,...More

Thank Manuela G
Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

This is our go-to place for a romantic evening. Sometimes we just stop for the hand-crafted drinks and specialty appetizers (they change seasonally). The chef does wonders with seafood and the short-ribs are devine! It's a magical spot on the beach with great views but...More

Thank wigd0wt
Nearby
Malibu
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
...More
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Darnell Y
do you have other food choices for the brunch menu?
23 October 2015|
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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.
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Darnell Y
Is there a dress code?
23 October 2015|
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$80
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, 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
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, View, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:30
Thursday
11:00 - 22:30
Friday
11:30 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
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
Description
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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