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The Sunset Restaurant

6800 Westward Beach Rd, Malibu, CA 90265-4166
+1 310-589-1007
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good44%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (13 reviews)
“fish tacos” (24 reviews)
“langostinos” (3 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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6800 Westward Beach Rd, Malibu, CA 90265-4166
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51 - 60 of 258 reviews

Reviewed 8 September 2016

Nice comfortable pace right on the beach. food was very tasty! Prices as I expected. Exceptional service. Some of our fellow patrons were a bit snotty, but overall a nice experience!

Thank dan g
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Driving along Zuma beach on a Sunday morning needs a lot of patience and optimism. We had both since we wanted to have lunch in Sunset restaurant and bar with great determination. Luckily when we with the speed of a sickly snail were getting closer,...More

Thank stinkwink
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Fun place ,savory dishes ,friendly staff and best view on Zuma beach ...We took a glass of an admirable "Malibu at Sunset "white on dover sole and loved it

1  Thank 90265BC
Reviewed 28 August 2016

With this being a destination wedding for our nephew, the rehearsal/welcoming dinner was held at the Sunset Restaurant on the beach at Malibu. Since the occasion was festive, the staff handle it well, food was pre-ordered and served buffet style,.everything was tasty Parking was free....More

1  Thank jooksandoy
Reviewed 24 August 2016

My husband and I stopped here for dinner on our way back from LAX. This place is tucked way back off of PCH on the feeder road to the beach. It is a lovely spot and offers great views of the beach - and the...More

1  Thank oxnarddragonlady
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Although its address is Malibu, this restaurant is at Zuma Beach, at the end of the free parking area. It offers valet parking for patrons for $5 compared to $10 to park 100 yards further along Westward Beach road. We were lucky to be just...More

1  Thank jmeem42016
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is on the "feeder" road of the beach. The people are very nice and welcoming. The service though is incredibly slow. It took 2 1/2 hours to serve a group of 8. The food was typical beach food- fried, greasy, obviously came frozen...More

Franco S, General Manager at The Sunset Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2016

Dear NAJCSZ, I'm sorry that you had a bad experience. We would like to get a second chance to prove to you that we can do a great job taking care of you. We want to clarify that we don't buy frozen foods and that...More

Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Great view and parking, but the guest experience didn't match the gorgeous view. Long wait for water refill, or even picking the bill. Manager was really friendly, food was good. But not a complete experience.

1  Thank ducatista79
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We had a beet salad & fish and chips. The salad was ok, not much leaves in it to call it a salad but was a nice snack. The fish was really good- nice crispy batter and good size portion. Pretty busy place but served...More

Thank SballNewry
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Took my wife on a romantic date here last night. They have types of martinis I had never tried. The Spicy Grapefruit Margarita was delicious. The service was top notch. The oysters are very fresh. I wish they would have had saltines crackers to go...More

Thank Qbert33
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
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Questions & Answers
20 July 2016|
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Response from Barry H | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, the closest hotel is the Malibu Country Inn, where we stayed. it is approx 30 minutes walk but is also accessible by car.
Lois L
18 April 2016|
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Response from Drew M | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, but the right amount of money usually secures most things!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 40
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6800 Westward Beach Rd, Malibu, CA 90265-4166
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Malibu>  > Malibu
  • Neighbourhood: Malibu
  • Phone Number: +1 310-589-1007
  • E-mail
The Sunset Restaurant is a lovely getaway from the hustle of life. Let our staff whisk you away on a culinary journey you are sure to enjoy.
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