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18763 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265-5507
+1 310-317-0025
11:00 - 22:00
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Nice, France
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21 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our office likes to use Cholada for our meetings and will continue on doing so. It would be so much better if there was a delivery option, but the food is still amazing.

Thank AngieStevens
Level Contributor
25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Easy access to this great thai restaurant. Can be easily missed when driving along PCH. Limited parking lot spaces.

Thank arr_1k
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Authentic Style Thai Kitchen with funky Beach atmospher. Indoor and outdoor seating with Thai staff that is on top of things. Try the Crispy Rice Salad with Ground Chicken. It's fantastic! Great staples too like Pad Thai, Noodles and Curries.

Thank Shane L
Toronto, Canada
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017

This is a place I've pasted a million times. I've heard it was good,but still time after time I've driven by, thought about it, but never stopped. Tonight my dad and I were heading back to Calabasas from West LA about 7:00 both a bit ready for dinner and there it was Cholada, calling to us. SO happy we stopped.... More 

Thank debsdebomb
Los Angeles, California, United States
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

We did not expect such delicious Thai food to be served at a shack practically on the beach in Malibu! When we walked in, there were a few women sitting at a table trimming a huge mound of snow peas, so I had a feeling the veggies would be fresh and crisp ... and they were!! Chicken Satay is often... More 

Thank Julia W
Los Angeles, California
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We've been coming here for years!!! Great local spot. Thai food is our favorite and at Cholada we always order the same thing ... yellow curry with shrimp, vegetable fried rice, Pad Thai with Chicken, Golden Bags and Chicken Satay. Casual dining right off the PCH! Easy to call in and pick up.

Thank hlkjx4
Los Angeles, California
Level Contributor
19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Let me just start off by saying you don't go to Cholada for the service. I have been coming here for a long time and it is almost hard to believe but the service has actually gotten worse the last year or two. That said the food is GREAT! they have delicious soups, great curries and their Cholada Broccoli is... More 

Thank csolton
1 review
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Thai food for Thanksgiving dinner, a great choice. After a long walk at Zuma Canyon and Point Dume it was time to nosh and this little beach shack seved up just the nourishment we needed. The staff is friendly, service is good, food is great. Eat here you will enjoy it.

Thank J Z
Henderson, Nevada
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48 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016

How could such a small, run-down looking shack produce such stupendous food? I don't know the answer--it just does. I cannot wait to go back here! The food is authentic and very low priced for the quality. A friend told us about it; we never would have gone otherwise. If you love Thai food, and you're in the area you... More 

Thank LoveToLiveLarge
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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209 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

It maybe a little beach shack but the food was authentic and better than most high end fancy Thai restaurants. The cuisine seemed toned down a bit for Western taste but the seasoning was good. The menu was extensive, the portions quite large and the prices reasonable . I had the Pad Woonsen and my freind the green curry, we... More 

Thank 662marc

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18763 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265-5507
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Malibu
  • Phone Number: +1 310-317-0025

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