Malibu Farm Miami Beach

4.1
617 Reviews
$31 to $50
Contemporary American
Bright and airy, the South Florida outpost of Helene Henderson's Californian restaurant is the epitome of laid-back luxury. Directly overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, Malibu Farm Miami boast simple farm-to-table dining that is fresh, organic, and locally, sourced whenever possible. From the homemade garbanzo beans hummus, to the soy ginger skirt steak and a house favorite the broccoli mashed potato, the thoughtful menu invites guest to delight in the beauty around them. An extensive selection of wines and crafted cocktails can be enjoyed at the long bar or within the spacious dining area.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 617 people are saying
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4.1based on recent ratings
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4.0
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3.6
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62% of people would recommend it to a friend
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DanielK
New York Area
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall3food3service3ambience4

We expected a lot better from the kitchen... the avocado pizza sounded great but was served cold... disappointing... the idea is good
overall food seemed better reading the menu and knowing Nobu is somehow sharing the location than reality
The views are nice... place is informal, but should look and feel cleaner

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food5service3ambience5

We booked for 1:30 , they give us a table at 2 o’clock because they “over booked”

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OpenTable Diner
Miami
1 review
Dined on April 23, 2021
Overall5food3service4ambience5

Great atmosphere for a date night.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Tampa
4 reviews
Dined on April 22, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

A very nice lunch

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vipRobbinM
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on April 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Gorgeous setting dining outside, great cocktails, wonderful service. Avocado pizza is INSANE! A must! Perfect evening!

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MelissaM
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on April 20, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience2

Horrible service waiter and host were very rude.

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MS66
New England
2 reviews
Dined on April 18, 2021
Overall3food2service4ambience2

Unfortunately there was a giant pool party filled with shoulder to shoulder guests during our stay. This transferred over to the restaurant. During Covid, it did not make for a pleasant dining experience while on vacation. Sadly, the food was not good, I would not eat here here.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 16, 2021
Overall1food1service2ambience3

Horrible menu

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OpenTable Diner
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience2

Had higher expectations for this place, was a little run down. Hostess wasn’t very nice and had to wait a while after our reservation time. Food was ok nothing fancy.

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SeanO
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on April 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and great views right on the beach. Lively crowd as well

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donnal
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on April 6, 2021
Overall3food3service5ambience5

For the price burger was small just very ordinary basic menu disappointed

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Sara
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on April 4, 2021
Overall1food2service1ambience2

The food was sub par for the cost and we returned our fish tacos because they were oily dry grilled fish in a crumbling corn tortilla, asked to replace the order with another dish that then never came out so we cancelled it. Service was just very slow and the whole place seemed run down and nothing like the Malibu farms in California. Disappointing for sure.

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OpenTable Diner
Key West
1 review
Dined on April 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing experience. Upon arrival the hostess made me feel special by letting me know thatvshe Ozzie the manager was very accommodating. Bobby our server was

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on April 1, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Scenery was definitely nice! Didn’t expect it to be a hotel restaurant because the ambiance was part open ocean views part background noises of people at the pool. However our drinks, appetizer and service was great and we sat for a couple hours and had a good time! Point being it was more casual than I expected which in retrospect is an unexpected positive surprise.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 30, 2021
Overall2food2service5ambience5

I’ve been to the Malibu location and had the tacos and they were amazing. These tacos I had in Miami were not as fresh. Grilled shrimp was good but shells terrible and fell apart. Nothing else came with it no veggies nothing just a few sauces. Just not what I expected.

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NicoleNYC
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful view, delicious food. California Dreaming!

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OpenTable Diner
Dallas
1 review
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall2food2service4ambience4

Food was mediocre.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, views and service. Recommend the sea bass

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vipKimster28
New York Area
77 reviews
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always enjoyable for lunch. The avocado pizza is delicious! The drinks are excellent and the view is perfect 😍

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service and food were excellent.

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LeslieW
Mobile
1 review
Dined on March 25, 2021
Overall3food4service3ambience5

View was great, food was fine, but pricey. We were celebrating a special occasion and this wasn’t a special place... but a good place to have lunch.

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vipJuliaS
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on March 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful view, amazing fast service, and exceptional food especially a bass.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Such an experience to have endured, especially since we’ve traveled from New Jersey. Love it. Awesome job

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LidiaP
1 review
Dined on March 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Enjoyed a wonderful dinner. Our server Bobby was very personable, accommodating and knowledgeable. He was onlooking with his suggestions especially dessert. Loved the sea bass dish withe mashed potatoes rather than the quinoa which comes as a normal side.

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OpenTable Diner
Raleigh
1 review
Dined on March 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had six in our party and everyone loved their specialty drinks and their meals. Nice atmosphere to relax while in Florida.

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RafaelC
Miami
1 review
Dined on March 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good service , food and nice atmosphere next to the water

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OpenTable Diner
Milwaukee
1 review
Dined on March 16, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Terrific food!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 15, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

We had 745pm reservation. Arrived for it and hostess told us “sorry kitchen closes at 8pm we cannot seat you”

Asked why they would not i from us of that in advance of making the reservation she had no answer.

Terrible.

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vipAngeldog
New England
48 reviews
Dined on March 9, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience4

While the view here is big -- one of the only restaurants on the beach where diners can actually see the ocean, as the facility is elevated over the dunes -- the menu is small. It's an all-day menu, with some breakfast items, some expensive dinner entrees, and then a handful each of pizza, salad and sandwich/tacos. Four of us were there for lunch, since the view is only available during the daytime. We all struggled to find something we wanted to order. We ended up ordering wine and sharing a corn pizza ($24 for a 10-inch pie!) and the shrimp tacos (4 of them). They were fine. And the carrot cake was mediocre. But for a place that at least in the beginning touted farm to table, there's not much here. We were puzzled by what this place aims to be. Maybe it's fine for people who stay at the attached Eden Roc Hotel and need to grab a bite, because there's not that much else nearby. But we've crossed it off our list as a place to bring friends and enjoy an ocean view and a meal.

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dcfamily
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on March 8, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

the outside furniture was not in great shape, broken shades (couldn't open to see the ocean) and the cushions were stained. Staff needs to smile more!

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OpenTable Diner
Tahoe
1 review
Dined on March 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great views to the ocean. Perfect Dinner!!!

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OpenTable Diner
Hawaii
2 reviews
Dined on March 4, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Birthday lunch

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vipJoseRuz
Las Vegas
29 reviews
Dined on March 4, 2021
Overall3food5service5ambience4

Buen lugar
Buen servicio
Buena comida
Muy sucio el suelo y las sillas , tuvimos que limpiar la mesa nosotros

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vipDawnB
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on March 3, 2021
Overall2food4service3ambience3

We had a 7.45 reservation. And when we arrived we were rushed and told the kitchen closes at 8. Why would there be an available booking for 7.45. We were rushed and not relaxed

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OpenTable Diner
Miami
1 review
Dined on March 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful atmosphere and great food!

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vipKimmy1
Miami
16 reviews
Dined on March 3, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Really nice and casual place overlooking the ocean. The avocado pizza and fish tacos are delicious. Come during the daylight hours to enjoy the view of the ocean

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 2, 2021
Overall1food1service4ambience1

I was excited to go to this place as I have the cookbook and have several friends rave about the establishment in New York. It is described even in Miami as a “farm to beach” and it was not even close to that. This was literally a beach restaurant with fried food. Nothing from the farm whatsoever. Not sure how this place bills itself as such. Was very disappointed

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vipOtownFoodie
Orlando
31 reviews
Dined on February 28, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Disappointing variety of options available. Although I understand in pandemic times it must be difficult to keep a lot of variety on the menu when doing seasonal and fresh items. Sea bass was very good but ‘quinoa rice’ was deceiving as it was rice with small specks of quinoa sprinkled in.
The drinks were very disappointing. My lime mocktail tastes like pure lime juice.
Servers were friendly and open air felt safe but not as distanced as other restaurants we have been to.

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vipDani
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on February 28, 2021
Overall2food1service2ambience5

While the Malibu Farm name was on the door, the experience did not live up to the name. Mediocre hotel food, terrible service, but can’t beat that beach view...

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Prettygood
Las Vegas
5 reviews
Dined on February 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This place is awesome. Can’t beat the views or the food.

FAQs

Malibu Farm Miami Beach offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (786) 961-6043.

Malibu Farm Miami Beach is rated 4.1 stars by 617 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.