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6 Best Restaurants in Malibu, California

Oceanfront dining delights

 Natalie Kowalewski
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6 Best Restaurants in Malibu, California

Malibu boasts a collection of exquisite eateries that offer not only delectable dishes but also captivating ocean views. From farm-to-table delights to gourmet creations, explore the hidden treasures where culinary artistry meets the soothing rhythm of the waves. Join us as we dive into the world of oceanfront dining experiences that celebrate flavors, ambiance, and the beauty of Malibu at our top local dining spots.

Discover unforgettable dining experiences during your stay at Wander Malibu Beach!

Malibu Farm Pier Cafe

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  • Distance from Wander Malibu Beach: 1.9 miles

  • Location: 23000 Pacific Coast Hwy Building C, Malibu, CA 90265

  • Hours: 8AM-8PM Saturday & Sunday; 9AM-4PM Monday-Thursday; 9AM-6PM Friday 

  • Phone: (310) 456-2852

  • Website: https://www.malibu-farm.com/ 

This restaurant is a culinary gem on the beautiful shores of Malibu, offering a one-of-a-kind dining experience that celebrates the vibrant flavors of California cuisine. With an emphasis on organic, locally sourced ingredients, each dish showcases the essence of farm-to-table dining while boasting breathtaking ocean views. Whether you're indulging in their mouthwatering brunch selections or savoring the delectable farm-fresh dishes, it promises a memorable gastronomic journey that embodies the essence of coastal living. 

Tip: Be sure to check out Malibu Farm Restaurant, co-located on the same pier, for some more good eats!

Tramonto Bistro Malibu

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  • Distance from Wander Malibu Beach: 0.8 miles 

  • Location: 22235 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265

  • Hours: 12PM-10PM Monday-Saturday; 12PM-9PM Sunday 

  • Phone: (310) 317-6769

  • Website: https://www.tramontomalibu.com/ 

Tramonto Malibu is a coastal dining destination that captures the essence of refined Mediterranean cuisine amidst the breathtaking beauty of ocean coastline. With a passion for sustainable and locally sourced ingredients, this restaurant offers a menu that highlights the rich flavors of Italy and the Mediterranean region. As you savor the delectable dishes crafted with culinary finesse, you'll be immersed in a warm and inviting ambiance that perfectly complements the stunning views of the Pacific Ocean, creating an unforgettable dining experience. The menu features homemade gnocchi, a variety of make-your-own pizzas, pasta, risottos, meats and fish.

Duke's Malibu

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  • Distance from Wander Malibu Beach: 0.5 miles 

  • Location: 21150 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265

  • Hours: 10AM-9PM Sunday; 11:30AM-9PM Monday-Thursday; 11:30AM-9:30PM Friday and Saturday 

  • Phone: (310) 317-0777

  • Website: https://www.dukesmalibu.com/ 

Duke's Malibu invites you to savor the essence of Hawaiian-inspired cuisine. Named in honor of legendary surfer Duke Kahanamoku, this restaurant embodies the spirit of aloha with its diverse menu and relaxed beachfront atmosphere. Whether you're indulging in fresh seafood delights, sipping on tropical cocktails, or simply taking in the mesmerizing ocean views as you sip on a cocktail, Duke's Malibu offers a captivating blend of flavors and culture that captures the true essence of the West Coast. Popular dishes include seafood hot pot, roasted lobster, filet mignon, poke tacos, and more. 

Tip: Be sure to stop by on Tuesdays between 3PM and 9PM for Taco Tuesday specials and Thursdays between 4PM and 9PM for Surf & Turf deals!

Carbon Beach Club Restaurant | Malibu Beach Inn

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Indulge in a culinary voyage at Carbon Beach Club Restaurant. They also have an impressive selection of wines and spirits, including remarkable award-winning. Whether you choose to savor your meal on the oceanfront terrace with breathtaking views or in the inviting indoor setting, you are sure to have a delightful dining experience.

Reel Inn Malibu

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  • Distance from Wander Malibu Beach: 3.7 miles

  • Location: 18661 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265

  • Hours: 11AM-9PM daily 

  • Phone: (310) 456-8221

  • Website: https://reelinnmalibu.com/ 

With a menu curated to showcase the freshest catches of the day, patrons can savor an array of mouthwatering dishes while soaking in panoramic views of the Pacific. From its inviting ambiance to its culinary expertise, Reel In Restaurant embodies the quintessential seaside dining destination, serving lobster tail, grilled shrimp, raw oysters, crab cakes and more. 

Taverna Tony

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  • Distance from Wander Malibu Beach: 2.6 miles 

  • Location: 23410 Civic Center Way, Malibu, CA 90265

  • Hours: 11:30AM-9PM Sunday-Wednesday; 11:30AM-11PM Friday & Saturday 

  • Phone: (310) 317-9667

  • Website: https://tavernatony.com/ 

Taverna Tony in Malibu, CA, is a culinary experience that transports guests to the vibrant flavors of Greece. Nestled in the heart of Malibu, this charming restaurant offers an authentic Mediterranean experience, complete with a menu brimming with traditional Greek delicacies. With its warm ambiance, lively atmosphere, and a touch of Greek hospitality, Taverna Tony invites diners to indulge in a captivating culinary journey with menu items such as moussaka, pistachio Greek-style lasagna, and braised lamb shank. 


Need more dining tips? Reach out to Wander's Concierge Team anytime via text at 737-377-3205. They're available 24/7 and can help you plan the best trip ever!

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