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The Sunset Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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6800 Westward Beach Rd, Malibu, CA 90265-4166 (PCH)
+1 310-589-1007
11:00 - 21:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 21:00
Fri 12:00 - 22:00
Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Valet parking $10, service OK, super sight with sometimes wales, often marriage, but ... very poor quality for any food, sits very closed of eachothers

Thank Etretat c
Arezzo, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great restaurant in Malibu! I suggest to book , very popular place . Oysters, calamari, monk fish and muscles, all great . Friendly and efficient service . Open for lunch and dinner

Thank paolok66
Scottsdale, AZ
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We always want fish in Malibu as we drive thru on our way to Bay Area. Tried a new restaurant on the beach in N Malibu. Shrimp Louis salad was excellent and spouse loved his fish and chips. All the meals looked fab and neighboring table's clam chowder smelled divine.

Thank Donna B
Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Probably the best restaurant we were during our 6 week trip along the west coast ! Just dropped in for a quick lunch and were served the best fish & chips for years. Catch of the day fresh fish, fine, light and tasty batter, "pommes allumettes" french fries. Absolutely perfect and very tasty.

Thank Karel V
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You can see the whole beach from the second floor window! It's beautiful and always a joy to be in Malibu. I had the fish tacos which were delicious and generous. The weather was beautiful and the company was equally enjoyable . Thank you to my friends who hosted. Lovely way to spend the afternoon.

Thank NC R
Malibu, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

What makes this place great is the location! Excellent views of Westward Beach and steps from the sand. Good bar scene if you go during happy hour. Stick to the drinks, oysters and bar menu for the best options. They have a high turnover in staff so service is always a little sketchy but take a deep breath and watch... More 

Thank TAGit
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

The food was just awesome. Fresh seafood like I never tasted before.Excellent service . I was really impressed by the kindness of the staff and the management . The view is just wonderful over the ocean

Thank pio d
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is across the street from beautiful Malibu beach and wedding 'hot spot'. You can be crazy dressed or jeans and flip flops! The drinks are really good! The lobster was excellent! Skip the fish tacos... average at best. Oysters small but great flavor! Fun crowd at the small bar ... a lot of fun!!

Thank TheCFro
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We loved the atmosphere and the food was delicious. It was a bit on the pricey side, but I would assume that is typical in Malibu. We were just driving through so we didn't have any other point of reference price wise. Right on the beach! Couldn't beat it, especially for the first stop on our Pacific Coast Highway adventure.

Thank Jessica H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We stopped at the highly recommended Sunset restaurant for a drink and appetizer in the late afternoon. The staff was welcoming, service was great but the VIEW was breathtaking. I wish we could have stayed to watch the sunset. Next time!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$40
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6800 Westward Beach Rd, Malibu, CA 90265-4166
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Malibu>  > Malibu
  • Neighbourhood: Malibu
  • Phone Number: +1 310-589-1007
The Sunset Restaurant is a lovely getaway from the hustle of life. Let our staff whisk you away on a culinary journey you are sure to enjoy.

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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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