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The World Famous Malibu Inn

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American, Bar, Pub
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22969 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265-4934 (Serra Road)
+1 310-456-1160
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun 09:30 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:30
Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat 09:30 - 22:00
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Malibu, California
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100 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Go during Happy Hour for cheap eats and drinks (especially good Margaritas). One of the best deals in town!

Thank Newsdoc
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

Popped in for a break from sunbathing and had a cocktail for $4 which was good even without the bargain price. Got free crisps (chips) and dips with our drinks which were very nice. Ordered a calamari starter for 2 of us just for a nibble and was just the ticket. Tasty and very fresh. Had countless chewy calamari elsewhere... More 

Thank Claire T
Malibu, California
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50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Food is consistently underwhelming, service is sketchy and I think it has been overpriced for what it is for years. Once in a while they will get a chef with an imagination in the house, but for the most part, I think that they rely on captive audience and view for business. The view, by the way, is pretty, and... More 

Thank kellyp400
Bengaluru, India
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

We went here only when we realised there is an outside seating area which is not easily noticeable while you enter. I ordered shrimp fajita and liked the shrimp size . Served with avocado and jalapeño pepper. I liked the salsa sauce. I thought sour cream was served as a part of fajita usually in Mexican restaurant, but no- we... More 

Thank mytexperience
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 September 2015

Sat at a table outside staff very attentive and food first class cocktails also tasty would reccomend

Thank Richard T
Whaley Bridge, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2015 via mobile

We stopped here while driving up the PCH. The location is great with a good view. It was a lovely day and we sat outside. We ordered breakfast, nothing really taxing (eggs benedict and an omelette). It took about 15 minutes to get a coffee, refills were few and far between. Our food then took an absolute age to come.... More 

Thank Cara L
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73 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2014

Super view, great service, just be aware that their idea of hollandaise isn't my mom's sauce. The eggs and Canadian Bacon was good. Great ambiance.

Thank The W
Boston, Massachusetts
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119 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2013

We had a difficult time on our recent visit to the Malibu Inn. It is an eclectic spot--interesting painted bar, otherwise feels (and smells) very much like a bar room. While we were there, it seemed the owners possibly were talking to some contractors about potential changes, so maybe improvements are forthcoming. We stopped in late morning on a Saturday... More 

Thank TrishG87
Jacksonville, Florida
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 August 2013

I absolutley loved the atmosphere of this place. It felt like the California I had imagined(my first trip out west) My family and I ate on the road for 12 days and this was one of my favorite places to eat. I actually did not enjoy my fish tacos as much as everyone else liked their meals. Our waiter was... More 

Thank Darlene J
Knoxville, Tennessee
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67 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2013

Driving up the PCH stopped in at this restaurant. The food was great!! The chili was delicious, fried chicken was very good loved the grilled asparagus. The view was wonderful right across from the Malibu Pier. The decor is very retro has a cool groovy surfer vibe to the place.

Thank von b

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
09:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:00
09:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22969 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265-4934
    (Serra Road)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Malibu
  • Phone Number: +1 310-456-1160

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?