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Moonshadows

Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Neighbourhood:
Malibu
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20356 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265-5428 (Big Rock)
+1 310-456-3010
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11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:30
Fri 11:30 - 00:00
Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Hampton, New Hampshire
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63 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

Passed it going north and had lunch at another place. Stopped by for a drink on the way home. Wish we would have had lunch here instead. Gorgeous views and setting. I can't speak to the food as we didn't eat but we had a great bartender and spectacular views.

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Thank MDGreek
Memphis, Tennessee
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39 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

Looked on Trip Advisor on the way up the coast for a great restaurant. Trip Advisor did not fail me!! This restaurant has an amazing view! The food was perfect and some of the best oysters we have had. Ask for Francisco as your server, he is awesome!! Lionel was helping and was great too! Definitely will stop again!!

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Thank acookiegirl
Istanbul, Turkey
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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2015

An outstanding restaurant / bar at the seaside. First you can have your drink and observe the sunset and then a delicious dinner. Octopus and ahi tuna was excellent. Prices are exceptable.

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Thank Yasar L
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2015 via mobile

Recently visited with family while on vacation. Everyone was very pleased with their meals. Food very tasty and good portions. Childs menu had good choice and food was very satisfying. Excellent value for money and lovely views.

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Thank LoraClare0808
Port Credit
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2015

LOVE! A-M-A-Z-I-N-G! We can't say enough about our fabulous lunch at Moonshadows, truly outstanding faire, fresh, inspired and simply divine! Moonshadows is a YES every time!

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Thank NadineinPortCredit
Genoa, Italy
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49 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2015

one of the best views one can have. Overall, tough, the atmosphere is quite 'old', a little bit 'past its prime'. However, food was fine and drinks too.

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1 Thank Vkt_01
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61 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

Location: Malibu Parking: street parking along the highway - not an easy task Atmosphere: chill, chic, simple Staff: friendly and accommodating Menu: good selection Drinks: Bellini well made Meal: Oven Baked Stuffed Butter Croissant - $16; Roasted Organic Chicken Hash, Fontina Cheese Bechamel, Potato Hash, Watermelon Prices: expensive Visit Again: yes Recommend To Friends: yes

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1 Thank Nicole P
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2015 via mobile

I had big expectations but it is just an OK place. Average service, really average food, all prices as if it was special. Glad I tried it, will not return, I can get a lot more for this price!

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1 Thank Otto B
Malibu, California, United States
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2015 via mobile

Mmmmmm. Always amazing. Sitting outdoors in a booth is so much fun. A weekend brunch turns into dinner. Just don't have too many mimosas!!!

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Thank Rob M
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86 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

Couldn't get enough of this place . Beautiful people and atmosphere , love the food , great spot in Malibu .. Will always come back .

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 80
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:30
Thursday
11:00 - 22:30
Friday
11:30 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20356 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265-5428
    (Big Rock)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Malibu>  > Malibu
  • Neighbourhood: Malibu
  • Phone Number: +1 310-456-3010
Description
Oceanside restaurant with breathtaking panoramic views for romantic dining. Our chic nightspot. Serenades by live DJs spinning hot tracks nightly in the Blue Lounge, brims with a vogue, Hollywood-meets-Malibu crowd, indulging in a tranquil, yet hip vibe.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Malibu
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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