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About Mr. Chow - Malibu

Most recently awarded the 5 Star Diamond Award by the American Academy of Hospitality Sciences for its excellence, service, and cuisine this is the newest outpost of the legendary restaurateur MR CHOW located in the Malibu Country Mart. Our Executive Chefs are one of most respected chefs in Chinese cuisine. MR CHOW is a combination of old authentic Beijing, Original Recipes, and the signature dishes such as Chicken Satay, MR CHOW Noodles and Ma Mignon all were created by our passionate and skillful chefs. Also on the Menu is one of the best prepared Beijing Ducks in the world. The famous nightly handmade noodle show is presented in every location since the opening of London in 1968. Enjoy sipping on our Fresh Specialty Cocktails while enjoying the view from our beach-side outdoor patio.

3835 Cross Creek Rd., #18A
Malibu, CA 90265
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Chinese

Hours of Operation:
Dinner

Sunday to Thursday: 5:30pm - 9:30pm
Friday and Saturday: 5:30pm - 10:30pm

Cross Street:
Malibu Country Mart

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$50 and over

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(310) 456-7600

Website:
http://www.mrchow.com/main.html

Entertainment:
Pasta Chef demonstrates traditional Chinese hand-made noodle making nightly.

Beijing Duck carved at the table.

Parking Details:
Parking lot available in the Country Mart.

Executive Chef:
Jia Chi Zhao

Private Party Facilities:
Private Patio Buyout or Entire restaurant Buyout. Please call the restaurant for more details.

Private Party Contact:
Aneysa Knox: (310) 456-7600

Additional:
Bar/Lounge, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wine

Specials

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Specials

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Details

Ring in the New Year at MR CHOW Malibu! Offering a prix fixe menu with 1st seating at 6pm & 2nd seating at 9pm. Featuring a live DJ and novelties.

To book your reservation, please contact the restaurant directly.

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Mr. Chow - Malibu Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.3

service

4.5

ambience

4.3

value

3.8

Noise

Moderate

74% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (10)
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Creative Cuisine (4)
Fit for Foodies (4)
Hot Spot (4)
Comfort Food (3)
Healthy (3)
Neighborhood Gem (3)
Great for Outdoor Dining (3)
Romantic (3)
Tasting Menu (3)
Casual (2)
Good for Groups (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Cozy (2)
Authentic (1)
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·Dined 2 days ago

It is always a wonderful dining experience...

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 3, 2017

We go to both the malibu and Beverly Hills locations. This one is quieter and mellow with just as good food. The manager Anessa is super sweet and takes wonderful care of us.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating, Fun, People Watching, Hot Spot
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 3, 2017

It was a perfect night in Malibu for some Chow- and the food and service were the best we’ve ever had at this remote Chinese restaurant in a high end shopping center in Malibu. The stars were out, the stars (well, a few of them) were there too, and there was nothing to spoil the view. Incredible spare ribs, great bar, try the duck and definitely make your own special menu.

Caution - this is for the 1%ers, but still less expensive and less aggressive than Nobu.

Great way to experience the country village life of the ‘Bu

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 (Cleveland)·Dined on November 29, 2017

I have eaten at Mr. Chow in Miami and in Las Vegas… Often tell my friends that Mr. chow is my favorite restaurant in the US… I travel internationally quite extensively and have dined in some wonderful restaurants. I was disappointed in Mr. chow Malibu and cannot recommend it. I created high expectations for my guests. The duck was very dry… The Xiao Long Bao was also dry ( not soupy inside) The squid ink noodles were way overcooked. It was a slow night there and we had a party of 7. With three very large men and four slight Asians… I pointed out to the hostess that the round table was quite small for the size of our party… She said in quite a dismissive way, that the table “would do” and we wouldn’t have a problem. At the time of our 730 reservation on a Monday night there was only one other table seated… We could’ve been moved just about anywhere. Through the course of our to our meal there were a total of three other tables sat. We spilled the one glass of wine and we’re constantly shuffling glasses and entrées to make room… Just not a comfortable table for the size of our party.

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 (New England)·Dined on November 26, 2017

The food was pretty aunthenic, but similar dishes could be found at an average inexpensive restaurant in China. I would not say the quality at Mr. Chow is any higher. The service was also not great.

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 (Little Rock)·Dined on November 18, 2017

The food and service were outstanding. Having eaten at the Mr. Chow in NYC, I can say the service was just as good. The food was also of the same quality. We had the duck and everything was perfect. I was worried after having read some of the reviews of this location. But we found it to be a fabulous experience!!

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Always amazing
Food, service , experience

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 13, 2017

Servers were friendly and unpretentious. I️ liked the demonstration of handmade noodles.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Excellent service & food & an extremely friendly, efficient staff. We dine there as often as we can.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Authentic, Fun, Casual, Good for Groups, Worth the Drive, Tasting Menu
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 (London)·Dined on November 8, 2017

A place way past it's prime. We spent $200 for two people with two drinks for bad Chinese food. The service was fine but the prices are ridiculous and the food is mediocre at best. Avoid!

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Way too expensive. Restaurant was empty.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Me Chow has very a nice Chinese menu and the service and setting are great. HOWEVER, the prices are absolutely outrageous! $41 for a small a la carte plate of what is essentially orange chicken?! $17.50 for a bowl of steamed rice! The tab for my family of four was $340 before tip. This was for four appetizers and three entrees. My wife had one glass of wine and I had one beer. Crucifyingly expensive for food that is marginally superior to what we would get at PF Chang's. If you want a nice dinner in the Country Mart, I would stick with one of the other options if you care at all about value for money.

Tags: Comfort Food
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 3, 2017

Food was completely average. Not at all worth the price.

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vip
 (Central Coast)·Dined on October 29, 2017

We went there from my husband's birthday and had a great meal. We let the waiter pick the dishes for us and were not disappointed. Favorites were the spareribs and the chicken.

Tags: Fun, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 16, 2017

Horrible service, horrible food... definitely the worst mr chow i've ever been. I donnot recommend

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 14, 2017

Was for a bday...Service was good but overall we had a very bad experience with the food and the place. Was served cold chow Mein and old ribs. Expected much more from Mr. Chow.

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·Dined on September 11, 2017

Loved everything about this place!

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 4, 2017

Poor - needs to staff up and remember the customer.

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·Dined on September 4, 2017

such a great atmosphere and the food is still as good as it was 30 years ago.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Comfort Food, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Fun
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 (Central Coast)·Dined on September 2, 2017

Absolutely outstanding food! The best meal you will have in Malibu.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on August 20, 2017

Staff super friendly. Had a nice experience. Would go back for sure

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·Dined on August 18, 2017

Had one of the best experiences of my life. Outstanding service and the best food I've ever had. We felt so special and comfortable the whole time. We tried lots of items and had some very wine. My boyfriend had an amazing birthday dinner. We will be back.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, People Watching, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Tasting Menu, Quiet Conversation, Business Meals, Organic, Special Occasion, Cozy, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Fun, Good for a Date, Hot Spot, Healthy, Worth the Drive, Comfort Food
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 (Miami)·Dined on August 15, 2017

High expectations that were not met. I believe the restaurant is overated and overpriced.

Tags: Business Meals
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vip
 (San Diego)·Dined on August 4, 2017

I remember that the New York location fondly. This Malibu location, though beautiful on the inside ( it's located in a strip mall) was ridiculously over priced for the food they are serving. The table service was spot on and I feel like we ordered correctly , based on servers recommendations. The food began to arrive little by little, and I mean the actual entrees came randomly throughout the dinner. There flat water was $20 bottles of Fiji water which of course they failed to mention. It was extremely quiet that night to the point of concern....Thursday night in Malibu? Overall , probably better to get a drink at the bar and skip the food. The local Chinese in Del Mar has far better menu items with flavor far beyond Mr Chows. It's like they purposefully made the food bland for their locals. It's a shame.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on July 30, 2017

We love this restaurant. It is consistently good. Top notch service and the food is out of this world delicious! Our favorite for so many reasons!

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on July 30, 2017

Horrible and abusive service. Complained to the GM who was even more insulting. Several guests were stunned by the staff abuse. Perfect combination of arrogance and incompetence. Avoid (unless you like to pay handsomely for abusive service).

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on July 23, 2017

First time at Mr Chow. Service was perfect but we were unimpressed with the food especially at the prices charged. Tried it. Won't go back again

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on July 17, 2017

We went for Dine LA so order their preset menu. The food was fabulous and they even did the noodle making demonstration. Put Mr. Chow on your to go list as it is worth the visit!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, People Watching, Good for a Date
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on July 15, 2017

My husband and I went to Mr Chow's for restaurant week. We had high expectations. Boy, were we disappointed. Bland Chinese food if you could call it Chinese. We ordered the Mr. Chow noodles which were over cooked and pork ribs as an appetizer. The noodles looked like spaghetti with meat sauce with a sesame flavor. The ribs were horrible. They were like jerky, extremely dry and tasted terrible. We had to send them back. Our entrees had very little Asian flavor and were bland. The portions were very small for the price. I don't know how they stay in business serving this pricy and awful food.

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on July 15, 2017

Surprisingly and I creative and dull food, well off its highs at the Beverly Hills HQ in the 1980's. poor value for money. Needs a shake up, quick.

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on July 13, 2017

Mr. chow is a great restaurant for any occasion, kid friendly and overall a great restaurant

Ilan,
10

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Casual, Bar Seating, Business Meals, Kid-friendly, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Great for Outdoor Dining, Fun, Healthy
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on July 12, 2017

From the moment we arrived until the time we left, we were cared for - in the seating, in the impeccable and inconspicuous service, in the exquisite and creative cuisine, and in the privacy to enjoy the company of one another. If we won the lottery (although the prix fixe menu is a great value), it would be a weekly treat - for an occasion, it should be at the top of your list of gastronomic delights to savor, to remember.

Tags: Business Meals, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Great for Brunch, Neighborhood Gem, Sunday Lunch, Romantic, Great for Outdoor Dining, Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Gluten Free Options
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on July 9, 2017

Excellent as always!!!

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on July 8, 2017

Exceptional!

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on July 8, 2017

We love Mr. Chow. I've been eating here for years. It's always wonderful. The service is amazing. It's always a tastey meal. It's all good.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good Vegetarian Options, Good for Groups, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on July 7, 2017

Disappointing. We'd been a couple of years ago and had fond memories, but tiny cocktails, average food, no ambience, and a $360 bill for the two of us (2 starters and two mains between us) mean that's the last time we'll be going!

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on July 2, 2017

the single most overpriced restaurant I have ever eaten in.

I do not recommend it to anyone

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 (Toronto)·Dined on July 1, 2017

A local Malibu favourite
Quietr than BH and great food
Lobster is best

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on June 27, 2017

This place is very expensive for so so food
They seem all full of themselves but this is based on the past not the present

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on June 17, 2017

Overpriced

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