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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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6800 Westward Beach Rd.
Malibu, CA 90265
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
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

Cross Street:
PCH

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(310) 589-1007

Website:
http://www.thesunsetrestaurant.com/

Entertainment:
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.

Parking Details:
Fri-Sun $5 Valet

Executive Chef:
Edgar Ramos

Additional:
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

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.3

service

4.4

ambience

4.6

value

4.1

Noise

Moderate

96% would recommend it to a friend

Scenic View (24)
Waterfront (20)
Special Occasion (18)
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Good for a Date (16)
Worth the Drive (15)
Great for Lunch (13)
Romantic (11)
Good for Birthdays (10)
Good for Anniversaries (9)
Sunday Lunch (9)
Fun (8)
Neighborhood Gem (8)
Bar Seating (7)
Casual (7)
Happy Hour (7)
Great for Brunch (6)
Cozy (6)
Fit for Foodies (5)
Good for Groups (5)
Authentic (4)
Comfort Food (4)
Creative Cuisine (4)
People Watching (4)
Quiet Conversation (4)
Kid-friendly (3)
Notable Wine List (3)
Vibrant Bar Scene (3)
Hot Spot (3)
Business Meals (2)
Handcrafted Cocktails (2)
Quick Bite (2)
Seasonal (2)
Tapas (2)
Disabled Access (1)
Healthy (1)
Live Music (1)
Live Sports (1)
Tasting Menu (1)
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·Dined 7 days ago

Our server was so attentive and they kept the hot rolls with butter coming! Couldn't have asked for a more enjoyable, rewarding experience. The food was delicious -- nothing out of this world, but really, really good.

Tags: Good for a Date, Live Sports, Good for Birthdays, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 5, 2018

I had the Fish Tacos,asked for not hot spicy. It could have had some sauce that was not spicy HOT. I found it very bland. For people that have pain when they have Spicy HOT food you should have some sauce that has flavor but not Spicy HOT.
I had to ask for water 4 times before it was served.

Tags: Casual, Scenic View
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·Dined on January 1, 2018

Great food, amazing view, and great service. We had the breakfast burrito, the vanilla pancakes and the fried chicken sandwich. They were all soooooo yummy! Definitely going back for more!

Tags: People Watching, Seasonal, Creative Cuisine, Cozy, Notable Wine List, Good for Groups, Bar Seating, Worth the Drive, Kid-friendly, Comfort Food, Great for Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Hot Spot, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails, Sunday Lunch, Great for Brunch, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Waterfront, Scenic View, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Romantic
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 (Central Coast)·Dined on January 1, 2018

What a wonderful place, their staff were so happy and nice, very welcoming and great New Year's party. We had a great time for been our first visit. We definitely going back soon.The view was perfect dinner for our romantic dinner. Thank you

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Over book tables but accommodated is upstairs. Turned out great.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Great time with family on New Year's Eve. The Sunset had a wonderful menu available for that day. We had Lobster Florentine, Filet Mignon, Scallops, Crabcakes, Chicken and more. Everything was fantastic. Price was a little steep but that's Malibu.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Sunday Lunch, Scenic View, Special Occasion, Hot Spot
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 (New England)·Dined on December 31, 2017

The wait staff is always professional and knowledgeable. Hostess curtious. Always enjoy my meal here.

Tags: Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine
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 (Naples)·Dined on December 31, 2017

My husband and I ate here for his birthday dinner. Service was great - food was awesome! Oh...the VIEW!!!! What an AMAZING VIEW of the ocean! There was a sunset wedding going on right across the street - it was a beautiful ceremony to witness. We will be back for sure!

Tags: Fun, Waterfront, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Happy Hour
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·Dined on December 25, 2017

This was our 7th visit to the Sunset and Everything was just perfect!

Tags: Great for Brunch, Fun, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 18, 2017

We had our anniversary dinner here. Great sunset views! The food was fine but little overpriced. The valet service was conveniente since the parking area is usually full with cars trying to watch the sunset

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Happy Hour, Special Occasion, Good for Groups
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·Dined on December 17, 2017

Loved it. Loved it. Loved it. Loved it.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 16, 2017

The Sunset would get 10 stars for its view of the ocean and sunset. We went there after picking my son up at the airport for a welcome home late lunch. Service was accommodating and fine, although we had to request removal of a double charge for a latte on the bill. The bread basket had good, warm sourdough rolls. My son ordered the Scottish salmon and I tasted it. The presentation was very nice and the slab of salmon with seared skin was thick and appetizing. The salmon was very tasty and my son raved about his choice. My mother and I had fish and chips, which is made with red snapper. I ordered it because it was described as tempura coating. Well, maybe, but the coating was doughy, thick and not crispy. The fish was fine. The chips were those tiny little thin sticks and were also not crisp, not tasty and not even very hot. Wine by the glass was fine. We shared a piece of carrot cake that was good, not too sweet. So, I will return to this restaurant for the location and view but will be choosing other dishes to try. I want to love the food as much as the view!

Tags: Fun, Bar Seating, Scenic View, Great for Brunch
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 14, 2017

We stop here almost every time we head up or down the coast. It's a great place for food, drinks and a view that is fabulous.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List, Authentic, Worth the Drive, Cozy, Waterfront
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 (Orange County)·Dined on December 11, 2017

Exceptional place especially to watch the sun set. It was our first time there and we truly enjoyed ourselves. I had the Chilean Sea Bass and my wife had the Lobster with Noodles. Both meals were satisfying in size and taste.

Tags: Waterfront
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 9, 2017

Octopus, lobster roll and mussels we're excellent

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 3, 2017

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!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Handcrafted Cocktails, Scenic View
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 29, 2017

Great overall experience. Very attentive and friendly staff. Love that they offer grass-fed and free-range entrees.

Tags: Quick Bite, Worth the Drive, Waterfront, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch, Scenic View, People Watching, Casual
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on November 24, 2017

We have been here on several occasions and always have a great time. We had people visiting, so it was wonderful for them to visit the beautiful LA beaches and see the stunning sunset over the Pacific Ocean.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 24, 2017

Went for lunch on a Saturday. Poor value, poor service and subpar food. Expensive parking. Very overrated and overpriced.

Tags: Waterfront
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 20, 2017

This restaurant is delightful whenever I've had the opportunity to dine there! Nice ambiance, good food, good service and the view of the ocean is spectacular!

Tags: Comfort Food, Seasonal, Bar Seating, Good for Birthdays, Happy Hour
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 18, 2017

The view from this restaurant was unbelievable. Along with the view the food was amazing I will definitely be back her often with my girls .

Tags: Great for Lunch, Hot Spot, Great for Brunch, Comfort Food, Good for Groups, Scenic View, Fit for Foodies, Romantic
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 11, 2017

This is a hidden gem. It is out of the way, but well worth the drive. The food is great, and the view is fabulous!

Tags: Authentic, Business Meals, Casual, Bar Seating
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 (Denver)·Dined on November 6, 2017

This is the place for that meal and romantic sunset you are looking for in Malibu. Exceeded every expectation we had and then some. ....still looking at the sunset photos we took. Food..ambiance..
Spectacular.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Such a hidden gem right on the beach! Best blueberry pancakes ever!

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 27, 2017

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:))

Tags: Cozy, Scenic View
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 27, 2017

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.

Tags: Casual, Great for Lunch, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Scenic View, Good for a Date, Waterfront
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on October 26, 2017

Pass. Ok view but way overpriced for bad food.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 23, 2017

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.

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 (Denver)·Dined on October 21, 2017

The Sunset view was amazing dining upstairs.
Great service. Ok food.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 15, 2017

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.

Tags: Scenic View, Waterfront, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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·Dined on October 15, 2017

Great food and service, and watching the sunset while dining at The Sunset was a bonus!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Scenic View, Special Occasion
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 (México)·Dined on October 13, 2017

It is great place, beautiful sunsets and views, the food is great. Very nicely presented.

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 12, 2017

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!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Sunday Lunch, Scenic View, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Lunch, Fun, Special Occasion, Waterfront
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·Dined on October 8, 2017

This is my favorite feel good restaurant! The food is great! The service is great! And the ocean gives you a wonderful show every Time!

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Great for Lunch, Cozy, Waterfront
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 23, 2017

Worst service ever. Nice waiter. But had to constantly ask for our waiter and ask for water. The food was sub par and they messed up a ton of our food. Not good.

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 (Houston)·Dined on September 23, 2017

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.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Waterfront
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 17, 2017

Great location! steps away from the beach. Food was priced correctly, drinks however were on the higher side. The food was very good.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 17, 2017

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.

Tags: Waterfront
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 15, 2017

Very good location, very good food, tad overpriced but its cool. At times Service could feel impersonal and and distant. But overall service was good and fast which im ok with. Good location for dates, hang outs and etc.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 15, 2017

We had great food and a very attentive server! We asked to be seated upstairs thinking it would be a bit quieter but it seems everyone else wanted it too. A bit noisier than we had planned but still a lovely evening.

Tags: Waterfront, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion
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