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Malibu Seafood Fresh Fish Market and Patio Cafe

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25653 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265-4580
+1 310-456-3430
11:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 20:00
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34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place is the best. There's a fresh fish market AND a cafe and everything is delicious. The prices are reasonable for Malibu and it's casual and informal which is really nice for the area. Walk in and order and pay and then you get your drinks and wait outside for your number to be called and then take your... More 

Thank Sara L
Brooklyn, New York
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Laid back, casual restaurant with amazingly fresh food. You snake through the counter area side to order, then wind your way around to pick up your food and find a seat outside. If you time it right, amazing sunset view with a great meal.

Thank Tracy S
Pasadena, California
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Super down to earth...you line up and order at the counter, then pick a spot outside to sit. I got fish tacos which were great! My friend got a broiled trout with a baked potato and coleslaw. Very good. And you can't beat the location!

Thank smccmcd
Malibu, California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fish & chips are outstanding! Everything here is good. unfortunately in the summer there is usually a long line waiting to get in but it's worth it !

Thank Malibuzeezee
Malibu, California
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I grew up in Malibu and have been going there for years....fish and chips are the best. The only downside is that it can be very busy.

Thank bulocal
Signal Hill, California
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177 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am always amazed at these little places that have such a great following. Small unassuming place except for the long line of people trying to get in and the cars trying to find a parking spot. I immediately think In & Out. The line moves fast and before you know it you are sitting table side looking at out... More 

1 Thank rcaldin
Los Angeles, California
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117 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Every time we hike nearby or have visitors from out-of-state as is the case this time, we make sure we eat here. This day, we visited The Getty Villa first then finished up our Malibu excursion with a visit here for a late lunch. Two of us ordered the "Fish and Chips" which is always fantastic and the other ordered... More 

1 Thank AvidTraveler507
Waterford, Wisconsin
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119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice location along the coast line. Food is good and fresh tasting, but noting special. Not cheap- $40 for 3 beverages. 2 shrimp and fries and a cup of chowder....it is Malibu. Nice outdoor seating, clean. Coast right across the street. Minimal parking . Most park along highway .

1 Thank Gardenlover31
Malibu, California
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There's no place else in Malibu you can get truly fresh fish. Note: Call ahead for the Fish Market and you can walk right into the counter and pay when you pick up. Avoid the line for the Patio! If you want to stay and eat on the Patio there's plenty of room and it spreads all the way up... More 

1 Thank Joan C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great and fresh seafood. Be prepared to wait in line any day you attend but on weekends it will be especially long. Also there is a wait to get food after order, so plan ahead. Limited parking a downside but that's typical in Malibu. Definitely check this place out if you like seafood. They also have a fish market to... More 

1 Thank kristal48

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Seafood, American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25653 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265-4580
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Malibu
  • Phone Number: +1 310-456-3430

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?