Malibu is probably the most famous Los Angeles-area beach town, known for its billionaire residents and celebrity clientele. But the long coastline makes it accessible for everyone, for those coming in for a long beach day or someone passing through on the Pacific Coast Highway up to Central Coast and beyond. Naturally, the fare is going to hew toward seafood and beach favorites like fish tacos and shellfish. The area’s food scene continues to evolve, with additions on the high and low end, from the relaxed steakhouse at Lucky’s to the streetside specialties of Sabor a Malibu. And of course, the immense lobster roll from Broad Street Oyster Co., consistently the best in Los Angeles. Here now, the 16 essential restaurants to try in Malibu, presented in geographic order (north to south).
Added: Nicolas Eatery, Lucky’s, Reel Inn, Broad Street Oyster Co., Ollo, Sabor a Malibu
Removed: Duke’s, V’s, Casa Escobar, Bui Sushi, Mastro’s Ocean Club, Ollie’s Duck & Dive
A number of LA restaurants have resumed on-site dining service. However, this map should not be taken as endorsement for dining in, as there are still safety concerns: for updated information on coronavirus cases in your area, please visit the Los Angeles Public Health website. Studies indicate that there is a lower exposure risk when outdoors, but the level of risk involved with patio dining is contingent on restaurants following strict social distancing and other safety guidelines.Read More