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Malibu of Surfside

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Certificate of Excellence

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner
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Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings

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About
The best Italian food at the beach! Family owned and operated, we make the finest Italian meals using Mama's own recipes. Stop in an see why we're a local's favorite and a vacation dining destination. Malibu's of Surfisde Beach, great food, great atmosphere, and great service.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Italian
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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This is a cute italian family run place. Don't order the risotto I tis yellow rice with shrimp. I was really disappointed. The service is ok and the food average. It is not bad but not great. I did like the bread a lot that...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank AtlantaGaMichele3
Reviewed 2 days ago

Sunday sauce is amazing. Two meatballs, two sausage(delicious), short rib and braciole. Absolutely delicious. My husband had veal parmigiana. Best veal. Our second time here and will go back. Friendly service.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank louisei556
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went last week had their special chicken bruschetta...plate was ice cold, chicken very thin and fried/grease filled, then cheese and tomato topping ice cold...took 3 bites and chicken was now cold...not much flavor...the vodka pasta was small portion and nothing to write home about either..got...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Annetoddi
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very good family run restaurant in Surfside. It has that down-home feel where you know that Mama is cooking in the back and the family is serving in the front of the house. On the two occasions that i have been there recently, the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank gregorycW21AJ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been to Malibu’s many times and you do not drive 35 miles to a good place but we do to this GREAT place. A total must visit. Food is delicious, service is A++++. Totally recommend.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ksburke1212
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful dinner with a table for 9. The service was great and the waiters, aka the sons, were super friendly and funny. The meals were terrific....but the cheesecake...oh, the cheesecake. Soooo creamy but also kinda light. Get it!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank UpstateNYGal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice atmosphere. Waiter was excellent and gave good selection on wine. Meal arrived within good time frame and hot.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank WVSC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This quaint little restaurant is cozy and beautifully decorated...you forget you are at the beach and think you may be in Italy! Food is amazing, tastes very authentic, is obviously all made in house - and they pour a generous glass of wine! The waiter...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank dani6826
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went here for dinner on a Saturday night as it was rated highly for Italian food. A strange name for this restaurant as it provides no relationship to the type of food. Service started off slow, but after we were waited on, it was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank vette_travlr
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We've driven and walked by this restaurant for so many years and finally stopped in! What a great treat it was! We arrived around 4:30 for an early dinner and glad we did because by the time we left, the crowd had arrived! So nice...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Response from katgayle55 | Reviewed this property |
They are on vacation for 10 days..starting yesterday..
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Response from Jeannie H | Reviewed this property |
Yes they serve lunch and be certain to order whatever 'Mama' made Don't miss this place
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