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About The Sunset
Welcome to The Sunset Restaurant, located on a beautiful stretch of Zuma Beach in Malibu, California. As you drive up to our secluded restaurant location, the first thing you'll notice is the breathtaking ocean views and magnificent Pacific horizons. Situated a few steps from the waves, and the passerby whales, The Sunset offers a unique setting unmatched in Southern California.
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Malibu, CA 90265
Contemporary American, Seafood, Global, International
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday 12:00pm- 2:45pm
Brunch: Satuday & Sunday 11:00am-2:45pm
Dinner: Monday - Thursday 2:45pm - 9:00pm
Dinner: Friday & Saturda: 2:45-10:00 pm
Dinner: Sunday 2:45 - 9:00 pm
Happy Hour: Monday-Friday 3pm-9pm
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
The best local DJ's play nightly on the weekends Friday-Sunday, inspiring amazing dance parties. Located on the first floor bar area that overlooks dolphins and whales frolicking in the waves as the sun sets over the pacific. You won't want to miss it.
Fri-Sun $5 Valet
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
Call our events department at 310-589-2027
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The Sunset Ratings and Reviews
The Sunset Restaurant had a great beach vibe and incredible seafood. We dined there with friends the past two weekends and everyone raved about their meal and we enjoyed the nice setting. We started off with cocktails and calamari. then had salads, followed by the main course. The mussels in tomato broth were to die for- truly the best mussels I have ever had. My husband had the seafood risotto and really liked the variety of seafood in the dish. One friend had the linguini and clams- which had so many clams and was quite tasty. We enjoyed the catch of the day on both occasions as well. Hats off to the chef! We will be back!
Beautiful ambiance. The reason for 4 stars instead of 5 in the food category is because the Risotto needed to be cooked longer. It was still watery. I was with my family and did not was to upset the flow of the dinner, so I did not send it back as I should have , so I did eat some, but did not enjoy. If they cannot prepare a risotto correctly, I would advise to remove from menu. Thank you:))
The Sunset is the perfect place for a healthy dinner that sits right across from Zuma Beach. My wife and I spent 15 minutes at the beach before dinner and went for a sunset walk by the water right after. We enjoyed the Lobster Roll w/fries and Lobster Linguine for dinner. Both dishes had fresh lobster that tasted wonderful. The service was good and attentive. The location was outstanding. This is a great casual spot (that's a bit pricey) to take friends who want to dine near the water.
The Sunset is one my favorite places to eat when I want to relax at ocean, but I was a little disappointed with the cuisine. The dishes could use a bit more seasoning. Although our server was good overall he wasn't as attentive as I had come to expect from previous visits. It's a great place to share a meal and a sunset.
We went to The Sunset for the first time to celebrate my birthday. It is located right on the ocean and we were able to take a very nice walk on the beach before going to the restaurant. My son does not eat seafood and the available options were a bit limited. I ordered the shrimp/mushroom risotto which was very good. His spaghetti was okay but nothing special for $22. Overall we had a good time and I look forward to coming back for brunch sometime soon.
First time at The Sunset. Went for my husband's birthday. We wanted to have lunch overlooking the ocean. This place is a gem! It's on a side street off PCH, right near Zuma beach (Pointe Dume). The food is great, as was the service. The view was gorgeous. We got lucky...the weather was beautiful. After lunch we sat outside the restaurant on the two Adirondack chairs just watching the ocean. Simply perfect!
Coincidentally we ate at The Sunset at sunset and the views are spectacular. The ambiance was incredible. Probably the most comfortable dinner chairs that I have ever sat in. We were in a room upstairs that was quiet and had big windows with views of the ocean and a nice breeze blowing through. Our waiter was great and made some excellent drink and wine recommendations based on the specials and what we were ordering. The food came out pretty quickly and was delicious. You can't go wrong with any of the seafood there. We got the Cioppino, bacon wrapped Salmon, and the seafood spaghetti. All of which were delicious. I would go back the next time I am in Malibu.
Seated 25 minutes later than our 7pm appointment. Nice waiting area however, so could have been worse. Food was just ok (black cod, NY steak just so-so.). Beautiful view, nice staff. Just an odd thing to mention, however it makes a difference with respect to the dining experience....one of the staff people smelled bad, meaning this gentlemen needed deodorant. Pointing this out because it was quite noticeable to all of us at the table. Takes a bit off of the evening.
Met some good friends for dinner~ yummy oysters and shrimp to start and then we had branzino, seafood tacos, clam chowder, and a hamburger..all was great.
Service was slow, we weren't in a hurry, but we had to flag down our server to order, etc.
We WILL go back!
Omar, our server, was Amazing!! We eat at Sunset Restaurant often & love it for the view of Zuma Beach, great service & the ambiance!! They have a new chef & the fish tacos were spectacular!!! Can't wait to go back & try some other items on the menu!!
Very close to the beach, ideal to watch sunset, the place is full of life, people come to see and be seen, a mixed crowd of seniors and almost seniors in the restaurant, a bit younger around the bar perhaps... this place is not for kids, it is loud and fast, staff is busy.
The food is quiet nicer than one might expect for a beach bar, the clam chowder is one of the best I had with lots of clam. Salad are nicely made, creative , calamari were deep fried in a clean and new oil and deserts are decent.
Drinks are perhaps a bit the week point, cocktails nowadays are fantastic almost everywhere. You should send your barperson back to school...
I had the ribeye. It was a little bland and just not anything spectacular, especially for the price. The view was amazing and I would give the staff high marks. My waiter did disappear for about 20 minutes just prior to me being ready to leave so that threw off my times. Not a terrible experience by any means, but for the price, I expected a little more.
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