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Nobu Malibu

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22706 Pacific Coast Hwy, Ste 18, Malibu, CA 90265-5039
+1 310-317-9140
12:00 - 22:00
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Sun 09:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 22:00
Fri 12:00 - 23:00
Sat 09:00 - 23:00
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42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great fresh sushi and amazing service, good bartenders that know how to make a drink. Great views out over the bay.

Thank Eliminate M
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38 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Everything on the menu was stellar! If you're wondering what to order just ask the friendly waiters, they're able to recommend you what's great. I had a great experience and would definitely come back to eat their sashimi tacos.

Thank Audrey W
Toronto, Canada
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78 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're looking for a place along the PCH where you can look out onto the ocean, almost feel the waves and smell the salt air, and you want to enjoy food that is memorable, artfully presented, and service that is attentive, but not intrusive, Nobu is a dining experience for you. I went for a 5:30 seating with my... More 

Thank Art-Fashion-Travel
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good: A great location with a fantastic view. Hot food like miso-glazed black cod is excellent. Bad: very slow service. It took 90 minutes to get our sushi. The quality of sushi was average. Valet parking is chaotic.

Thank John H
Richmond Heights, Ohio
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful building overlooking the Pacific. Attentive knowledgeable servers. Perfect ambiance. But the best part is the food. My favorites artichoke salad, black cod, spicy edamame, tenderloin yuzco truffle, yellowtail shashimi, etc. Those are just the tip of the iceberg. Don't forget the infused sake. Expensive but worth every penny.

1 Thank Nelson B
New York
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perfect restaurant with an extensive imaginative menu. Beautiful inside and outside with great views. Different than some of the other Nobu restaurants back east. We had our children with us and one of them is a picky eater. Everyone was pleased. My only critique was that the lobster tacos were the size of my thumb. Good but tiny.

Thank Pilar D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a reservation and stopped for lunch while in Malibu. We were promptly seated on the outside deck with a fantastic view. I enjoyed the miso black cod and the crispy rice with spicy tuna, both of which were excellent. My son had the chicken and waffle dish which had a wasabi maple syrup with it that worked surprisingly... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a large group of 15 and sat at the chef's table. As soon as we sat my bil asked our server to ask the sushi chefs if they could create a custom platter, $300 worth. The sushi took almost 90 minutes! On top of that, the assortment was nothing special and certainly not worth $300, even in Malibu.... More 

Thank shardog
Woodbridge, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is so much great about this place, and I think the food is secondary. The location is unreal. Set right on the beach, with a very large and cool outdoor dining area. The food was also excellent.

Thank Jleibo
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18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It never rains in LA. I have been visiting this place for many years and I can count in one hand how many times it rained. But just our luck it was raining when we were in Malibu. We decided to check NOBU out and called in for a reservation. The person on the phone was nice and could accommodate... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, View
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22706 Pacific Coast Hwy, Ste 18, Malibu, CA 90265-5039
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Malibu>  > Malibu
  • Neighbourhood: Malibu
  • Phone Number: +1 310-317-9140

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

Staying in Malibu

Neighbourhood Profile
The Malibu coastline is like a chameleon. In some areas it resembles the French Riviera with its lush, green hillsides descending into crescent-shaped shorelines. In others, it feels 100% Southern Californian with beaches wide and flat as a football field, and often crowded with beach-goers lounging on towels and playing volleyball. Other coastlines still feel secluded, tucked under tall cliffs and dotted with stunning rock formations. In certain areas, where the ocean waves are just right, surfers can be seen bobbing in the water. Up in the mountains to the east hikers take in truly stunning views of the ocean and the sprawling Los Angeles landscape. And along Pacific Coast Highway, restaurants are filled with visitors and locals from all walks of life. Stumble into the right place at the right time, and you’ll likely encounter a celebrity.
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