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22601 Pacific Coast Hwy, Suite 103, Malibu, CA 90265-5856
+1 310-317-6800
08:00 - 21:00
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2013

We stopped by Plate with our son, who has eaten there many times...what a pleasant surprise! It is located in a strip mall, and is known for "healthy" food so our expectations were not too high. However, we found the atmosphere and the food to be light and very refreshing. The menu offers a variety of standard and unique items...from... More 

Thank RH641
Boston, MA
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57 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2013

The concept of fresh, organic and local food was dashed by there being only one local fish on the menu that night (a white Pacific halibut). We searched the menu for anything else that was local, and could not find a thing, so I got a hanger steak. Prices were quite high in comparison with what we had been paying... More 

Thank HedonistBoston
El Paso
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21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2013

Dined while on business summer of 2011 (early june). Very good food and good customer service. Would definitely go back, if in the area.

Thank D K
Ventura, California
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2013

Service was great--he didn't rush us. The food is healthy--and they give just the right amount. I had the chicken curry salad on papaya and a green salad with a vinegarette. So yummy. I will definitely go back.

Thank Susan T
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2013

Ate here upon the recommendation of the staff from the hotel we were staying at. Having had many expensive, but unremarkable, beach community dining experiences, I was a little skeptical but willing to try. My wife, daughter and me were pleasantly surprised with our food presentation and quality, and were happy with the wait staff service. We would eat here... More 

Thank Drussell15
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740 reviews
458 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 341 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2013

Everything about this place was excellent- the food, the atmosphere (particularly for lunch/brunch/breakfast) and the staff. They have sort of a minimalist design which I really like. It keeps it simple and tasteful. Upon entering the place, we were greeted by a super friendly hostess- very well-put together. And although she may be beautiful and dressed impeccably, she was willing... More 

Thank GlendaleCA
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2013

Tucked in front of a two story strip shopping mall along PCH, Plate is under the radar, unless you are a local in the know. The restaurant does have a view of the ocean across the road, looking over the now empty Malibu Yacht Club lot. The service is excellent, the food ranges from vegan to steak with wonderful options... More 

Thank PassportInPurse
Geneva, Switzerland
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44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2013

Loved the health aspect of the food. The sourcing of local health food, great imagination going on in that kitchen to make a simple lunch place into a healthy dining with great drinks, teas, health drinks and food. Loved it. Sober atmosphere with great service and great food. Great lunch joint

Thank daniel g
Santa Barbara, California
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88 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2012

Fish dishes were tasty, with quality ingredients. For Malibu, reasonably priced. Dining room is pleasant, though starkly modern and seating is somewhat densely packed.

Thank DCtraveler9
New Park, PA
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72 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2012

Really good brunch and lunch. Good ingredients, as advertised. Small and pretty, comfortable, nice staff. On the pricey side for what it is but we expected that-- in Malibu, so is everything else. A very pleasant experience.

Thank aubri9

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22601 Pacific Coast Hwy, Suite 103, Malibu, CA 90265-5856
  • Public Transportation: MTA Bus stop.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Malibu
  • Phone Number: +1 310-317-6800

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