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About Carbon Beach Club Restaurant (The Dining Room) @ Malibu Beach Inn

Enjoy a beachside, refined dining experience overlooking the beautiful Pacific Ocean and famous Malibu Pier. Located on exclusive Billionaires' Carbon Beach in Malibu.

22878 Pacific Coast Hwy
Malibu, CA 90265
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Californian, Asian, American

Hours of Operation:
Breakfast: Monday - Sunday: 7:00am -10:30am (for menu detail go to www.malibubeachinn.com)
Lunch menu: Monday - Friday: 10:30am - 4:00pm (for menu detail go to www.malibubeachinn.com)
Brunch menu: Saturday & Sunday from 10:30am - 4:00pm (for menu detail go to www.malibubeachinn.com)
Bar & Lounge menu: daily from 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Dinner: Monday - Sunday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm (for menu detail go to www.malibubeachinn.com)

Cross Street:
Cross Creek Rd.

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(310) 460-7509

Website:
http://www.malibubeachinn.com/

Entertainment:
None, but can be arranged.

Catering:
Please contact us for more details at 310-651-7777 ext 592 or send us an email at Dina@malibubeachinn.com and we will be happy to assist you further.

Parking Details:
Valet Parking required - validation offered. $10 for the first three hours with restaurant validation.

Public Transit:
Yes

Executive Chef:
Cody Dickey

Additional:
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Malibu Beach Inn offers intimate corporate and social Events. Inquire within.

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Details
Mon - Tue 8:00AM - 4:00PM 5:00PM - 10:00PM

Wed - Thu 8:00AM - 4:00PM 8:00PM - 10:00PM

Fri 8:00AM - 4:00PM

Carbon Beach Club Restaurant (The Dining Room) @ Malibu Beach Inn Ratings and Reviews

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4.3

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4.1

service

4.1

ambience

4.7

value

3.9

Noise

Moderate

89% would recommend it to a friend

Great for Outdoor Dining (1064)
Scenic View (1028)
Romantic (799)
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Special Occasion (699)
Great for Lunch (469)
Great for Brunch (414)
Neighborhood Gem (355)
Fit for Foodies (329)
Notable Wine List (122)
Hot Spot (121)
Good for Groups (95)
Kid-friendly (71)
Late-night Find (58)
Waterfront (46)
Good for a Date (39)
Worth the Drive (26)
Good for Anniversaries (22)
Good for Birthdays (19)
Quiet Conversation (17)
Casual (15)
Sunday Lunch (15)
Handcrafted Cocktails (14)
Creative Cuisine (9)
Fun (9)
Business Meals (8)
Cozy (8)
Vibrant Bar Scene (7)
Authentic (5)
Bar Seating (5)
Happy Hour (5)
Local Ingredients (5)
Seasonal (5)
Afternoon Tea (4)
Comfort Food (4)
Healthy (3)
Organic (3)
Afternoon Coffee (2)
Quick Bite (2)
Spicy (2)
Tapas (2)
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 (New York Area)·Dined on May 10, 2013

The food is very good. Steaks are well prepared. Fish well selected and prepared. very much worthy of fine dining. Eating outside at sunset is very nice as you can have a sweeping panorama of the Pacific and the coast. However, it can get cold and the heat lamps and firepits are a spotty affair. Dress appropriately. Also when it gets busy you really feel it because the restaurant packs the tables way too close. As for the crowd, its a matter of taste. It skews older (no problem there) but you do get your share of attention-starved Hollywood types trying to talk to the whole place instead of just their dining companions. If you get it on the right night though, not too busy, Carbon Beach Club can be a spectacular and romantic experience.

Tags: Romantic, Scenic View
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on May 8, 2013

Notable place for quality food and spirits.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Scenic View, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on May 8, 2013

Great food and the scenic is beautiful...great place

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Brunch, Romantic, Scenic View, Hot Spot, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on May 4, 2013

The view is great but food is overpriced for size and quailty. Be prepared to pay $7 for parking with validation

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on April 21, 2013

Really great place for a romantic Sunday brunch. Service was amazing, the drinks were great, good food and scenery was the best. Very relaxing and peaceful.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Scenic View
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on April 20, 2013

We very much enjoyed the scenic view with dinner. Traffic on the Pacific Coast Highway coming up from the Venice Beach area on a Saturday night was a challenge (an hour for the 13 mile drive).Parking options include valets, but the beach parking lot adjacent to the restaurant had ample vacancies for $10. The bonus was the sighting of several dolphins and a whale not far from shore. The food was delicious w/conservative portions and the tab for two (appetizers,1 drink each, entrees, and desserts) was $155. The chill of the ocean breeze on the deck in mid-April deterred us from lingering, despite the heaters provided. Some local patrons at a nearby table proclaimed this the best restaurant of its kind in the area.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Special Occasion, Scenic View
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on April 13, 2013

I do my best to dine here at least every quarter............. the view is unaparalled, as it sits on the water. The service is GREAT, the valet parking is QUICK and the food is well proportioned and doesn't cost a fortune. Where you can get pricey is on the alcohol.... the drinks are not inexpensive. I think I paid $15 for a mimosa... really, half orange juice and half chamagne? A little overpriced for me..... but it won't keep me from going back next quarer. I have been going here for 5 years............ it's the best.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Scenic View, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on April 12, 2013

Service for breakfast is really poor.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on April 6, 2013

Carbon Beach has a great view. That is the only good thing I can say about it. The wine list is very limited and the three different wines we tried were mediocre at best. However, that was a much better experience than the food. The food was awful. It was cold, boring and certainly not worth the price. I took some out of town guests there based on the high ratings it had received on this site and I will never, never do that again. I do not recommend it under any circumstances. It has a great view but the pleasure of that is greatly diminished by the lousy food.

Tags: Scenic View
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 (San Diego)·Dined on April 5, 2013

The outside view was great. Breakfast was good but not anything special other than the eggs Benedict over crab cakes. Real potatoes and authentic cooking was expected. The mimosas were good but $16 a mimosa is alot to charge.
It was all about the view for me.

Tags: Scenic View
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on March 31, 2013

This dining experience was wonderful; even though it rained on the patio during our Easter brunch. We found a nice cozy place by the fireplace & finished our dessert. For the prix fixe menu I had the anything but traditional deviled eggs, eggs benedict and the spicy chocolate cake. Everything was delicious but the beauty of the ocean & the service are the standouts.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Brunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Special Occasion, Scenic View, Great for Lunch
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on March 31, 2013

overpriced fixed price for easter brunch - horrible food - horrible selections - would never go back - so disappointing to spend the holiday at this restaurant - my son was so sad as was I . . .

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on March 30, 2013

This is the second time for us at this restaurant. The first time the food was terrific and plentiful. This time it was poor and stingy.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on March 23, 2013

Great place for a Sunday Brunch with an Ocean view. Food is OK to moderate the service is not polished enough but OK. Fit, for mostly tourists but some locals later in the day.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on March 22, 2013

Great food. Great service. But you you have to sit outside.
The indoor door dining room is small and anti-climactic vs the
Sitting on the patio at the oceans edge.

Very nice staff not snobby at all very welcoming and friendly.

Took my girlfriend for her birthday and we had a cozy evening but had to
Sit inside as the one table available outside had no heater and it wAs too cold.

Geoffrey's has much more dramatic views but we have dined there
Many times before and wanted to try Something new.

All in all it was very nice. It's small but charming.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Brunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on March 18, 2013

Fabulous food in a beautiful atmosphere complete with the best service! I cant wait to go back!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Brunch, Scenic View, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on March 16, 2013

Excellent location. Lovely view. Good food. Good service.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Special Occasion, Scenic View, Great for Lunch, Hot Spot
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 (Miami)·Dined on March 12, 2013

You can't beat the location & view! Unfortunately that maybe why the service is lacking... As for the menu a bit surprised being in California where fresh products are everywhere the menu had very limited choices... I will try again. Better second time around :)

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Scenic View, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch, Kid-friendly
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on March 2, 2013

We brought a bottle of champagne and the waitress never refilled our glasses - shabby.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Special Occasion, Scenic View
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 (London)·Dined on February 23, 2013

great place for breakfast overlooking the beach

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Scenic View
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on February 22, 2013

The fabulous view cannot be beat!! Every table outside has an unobstructed view of the ocean. I had lunch with my girlfriends, but certainly could imagine a romantic dinner here. We sat outside and it happened to be a glorious weather day, which made the experience amazing. We never felt rushed and the staff was great. It would be a great place to take out of town guests. I will definitely be back.
The only negative for me was that even though I mentioned my friend's birthday when I made the reservation, and to the server as well, there was no birthday recognition.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Special Occasion, Scenic View, Great for Lunch
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on February 18, 2013

The setting was beautiful..requested ocean front table and had to wait. Also requested
birthday candle in dessert and it was forgotten.
The food was delicious and the waiter was very nice.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Scenic View, Great for Lunch
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on February 16, 2013

Expensive, but nice. Great place to celebrate that "special occaasion"!

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Special Occasion, Scenic View, Hot Spot
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 (San Diego)·Dined on February 15, 2013

A must for waterfront dining in SoCAl. Great food, terrific and attentive service and you can't beat the view!

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Special Occasion, Scenic View
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on February 14, 2013

The fixed price menu was spotty - some things were good, others just average. Beautiful setting and outstanding service.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining, Special Occasion
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on February 11, 2013

Incredible location and great food and service.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Brunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Special Occasion, Scenic View, Great for Lunch
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 31, 2013

On the water with little sandpipers skidding along just below, the stars out and bright and delicious food, this place deserves its first place spot on Trip Advisor. Only negative: the portions are a tad too big.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Special Occasion, Scenic View
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 25, 2013

Under appreciated gem. Makes Geoffrey
Look like macdobalds. o

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Scenic View
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 13, 2013

Still one of the best spots for brunch in Malibu
Great huevos rancheros, omelots and Bloody Mary's while watching aquatic birds and mammals perform

Cat beat it on a beautiful Sunday

Tags: Great for Brunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Scenic View, Great for Lunch
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 4, 2013

I adore this restaurant! Take a walk along the beach or over to the pier after lunch.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Special Occasion, Scenic View, Great for Lunch
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 21, 2012

A true gem in Malibu! Great food, prompt service, and curtious service with the Pacific in the background merge into a memorable dining experience.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Scenic View, Great for Lunch, Hot Spot
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 1, 2012

It was a delightful evening. Beautiful ocean view. Cozy fire Crackling, Elegant atmosphere and good acoustics. Service was right on the button. The lamb medallions were superb. Highly recommend.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Special Occasion, Scenic View
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 22, 2012

We went there for Thanksgiving. It was chilly and they had umbrellas up instead of heaters on the outdoor patio. At beginning of our meal someone on their staff finally figured out that heaters might be a better idea. They were still trying to bring them out and position them when we finished our meal. Food was good, but not spectacular. Setting definitely was spectacular and the highlight of our meal. It is right on the beach! Food was very expensive and is definitely a special occasion type place.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Special Occasion, Scenic View, Great for Lunch
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 20, 2012

Excellent place for a quiet dinner, hope it doesn't get discovered!

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 (Orange County)·Dined on November 10, 2012

The restaurant is small with the majority of seating on the outdoor patio. It has a gorgeous view of the Malibu coast and pier. I would say stop for a drink and no more than an appetizer - just for the view. The service was very slow - three servers asked if we wanted water without anything coming to the table. The manager was busy straightening out items at empty chairs, while customers sat waiting for service. The food was not impressive for the price in originality, flavor or texture. Next time I will stay at the hotel and drive to Santa Monica for dinner.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Scenic View
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 8, 2012

Food and service were great. It is a little pricey but not a bad value.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 3, 2012

Inventive food with excellent ingredients, plus expert and attentive service, all overlooking the ocean in Malibu = a wonderful restaurant. The tuna tartare/sashimi appetizer with a sort of pico de gallo garnish rivals anything at Nobu up the way, and carnivores will be very pleased with the Asian shortribs and Colorado lamb tenderloin. Portions are very generous which is not exactly a complaint but leaves too little room for dessert. Wine list is thoughtfully chosen as you would expect.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining, Special Occasion, Scenic View
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 19, 2012

I have been to this restaurant before and had much better food and service. The chicken on my salad was dry and the salads were VERY expensive for what they were. Also, the waiter asked if I had valeted (which is really your only option) and took my ticket. I think noticed the parking charge of $7 was added to my bill. I will most likely not be back.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Lunch
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 12, 2012

A thoroughly enjoyable dinner, we'll be back soon.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Scenic View
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 9, 2012

What an amazing place. I had lunch there and sat right next to the beach in Malibu must be one of the best locations there is! The view is amazing, so relaxing hearing the sound of the waves while eating. Service was very good, and the menu was very good with lots of fresh fish dishes as you would expect.

For the location and quality of food and service I thought it was very good value. You can use their valet to park or park on the road if you are lucky (or early) and there is also a large $10 car park next the the restaurant.

Amazing!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Brunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Special Occasion, Scenic View, Great for Lunch, Hot Spot
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