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Beloved Local Malibu Icon The Country Kitchen Remains in Business, For Now

Will Barney's Gourmet Hamburger's chain take over Malibu's iconic Country Kitchen?

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Around the end of last year, it was reported that the iconic and local-driven Country Kitchen in Malibu lost its lease after more than 42 years in business. Owner Maury Kilbourne has operated the casual eatery since 1972. Situated next to a liquor store, many locals come and grab a burger or one of Country Kitchen's popular breakfast burritos.

Country Kitchen is now month-to-month and appears to still be in the dark about what will happen going forward. Though there are rumors of Barney's Gourmet Hamburger chain moving in, nothing is confirmed at the moment.

Malibu locals have fought to save family-owned businesses before, so perhaps they can do it again. The Malibu Times stated that a petition of over 2,500 signatures has been signed and a community group on Facebook has been made. Can this classic Malibu spot be saved?

The Country Kitchen
21239 Pacific Coast Hwy
Malibu, CA 90265