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Moonshadows has set the standard for excellence in Malibu dining since the day it opened it's doors, four decades ago. At Moonshadows guest's find themselves immersed in an elegant yet comfortable environment complete with the breathtaking view of the Pacific Ocean.
Whether sitting down for a romantic dinner, or a weekend brunch, guests are treated to the best of contemporary American cuisine. The menu is complimented by a wine list that has been honored with Wine Spectator's Award Of Excellence for three years in a row.
Weekends feature an international roster of DJs spinning an eclectic mix of down tempo, lounge, and house grooves. Bottle service is available on the patio, and reservations are highly recommended on the weekends.
Malibu is full of icons. There may be none more legendary than the man who brought the tradition of surfing to our slice of heaven, Duke Kahanamoku. Duke’s Malibu honors the Ambassador of Aloha and pays tribute to the early days of West Coast surfing with delicious island-inspired cuisine, drinks at the Barefoot Bar and a genuine spirit of Aloha. Nestled along the Pacific Coast Highway, Duke’s Malibu has been serving up timeless memories for over 25 years, having opened its doors in 1996. Locals and visitors alike come to celebrate life and dine like a legend.
SUN – THU Bar open til 11pm / Kitchen open til 10pm |
FRI + SAT Bar open til 12am / Kitchen open til 11pm |
MON – FRI All craft cocktails & a selection of wines by the glass for $12 from 4 – 6pm
A reservation at the Paradise Cove Beach Cafe does not hold you a table but puts your party on a priority waitlist. Guests with reservations could potentially wait up to 1 hour with the reservation, depending on how busy it is. Reservations may check-in 20 minutes before their reservation time so we can start preparing your table. In the meantime guests may enjoy the beach and get some drinks and appetizers from our to-go shop. We appreciate your patience and understanding during these strange times.
No mask, no service!
*Masks are required for all guests over the age of 2*
- KKiso20vipLos Angeles •9 reviews5.0Dined 3 days agoMy favorite place to go on a warm weekday to enjoy the beautiful ocean views and delicious food.More infoCarbon Beach Club Restaurant (The Dining Room) @ Malibu Beach InnPrice: Very Expensive• Californian• Malibu•4.7
- AWAndrewWLos Angeles •7 reviews5.0Dined 3 days agoGreat Kale salad, bread, petit filet mignon, mashed potatoes, creamed spinach, gelato, cheese cake. Don't forget to start the evening with a Mr. Lucky!More infoLucky's - MalibuPrice: Very Expensive• Steakhouse• Malibu•4.8
- KHKristenHLos Angeles •1 review5.0Dined on Jan 2, 2023I don’t typically leave reviews, but after last night’s experience, I couldn’t resist. From the ambience to the service, Moonshadows was an absolute delight. Leigh and Charles were everything and the seating directly next to the ocean with the heat lamp?? Chef’s kiss. It was a beautiful night out and such a romantic evening for two. I would highly recommend the free range chicken dish as the sauce is to die for. If you’re looking for a place for a romantic date night, look no further. Can’t wait to come back!More infoMoonshadowsPrice: Expensive• American• Malibu•4.6
- NNikevipLos Angeles •14 reviews5.0Dined on Jan 2, 2023This was a first-time visit to Duke’s Malibu, and the experience was phenomenal. A delectable menu and fabulous ocean views, along with the attentive and friendly staff. Will definitely visit again in the near future.More infoDuke's MalibuPrice: Moderate• Hawaii Regional Cuisine• Malibu•4.6
- IDIraDCalifornia Central Coast •2 reviews5.0Dined on Jan 1, 2023Great service great menu great ambience we would definitely advise people to go here and enjoy we will be backMore infoGeoffrey's RestaurantPrice: Very Expensive• Californian• Malibu•4.5
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Driving down the Pacific Coast Highway and into the ‘Bu, you'll see wooden, ocean-weathered restaurants start to come into view. As surfers and spear fishers weave through the luxury cars zooming across the highway, the ocean-centered yet high-class vibe of Malibu, California, emerges. In this famous oceanfront town, you can hit up casual restaurants that serve amazing West Coast seafood. You'll be able to eat delicious fried calamari and grilled fish fillets while literally wiggling your toes in the sand. If you are more in the mood to dress up and enjoy food made by world-renowned chefs, head to inland restaurants to enjoy some high-class sushi and sashimi. Celebrities are known to frequent these establishments, so you never know who you'll run into while sampling tempura and California rolls.
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