Arguably the #1 stop for any PCH traveler heading up the Malibu Coast, this 60-year-old roadside seafood diner is a California classic and a true throwback to the kind of 1950’s Americana you probably idealize. Despite the hoards of travel-book tourists now waiting in line, you can still count on Neptune’s for absolutely prime people watching and a fantastic cup of clam chowder with ocean views before heading back home to reality.
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Rosenthal Wine Bar & Patio
Rosenthal Wine Bar & Patio is the perfect remedy for when everybody in the group sick of dealing with the crowds at Malibu Wines.
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Ollie's Duck & Dive
Ollie's Duck & Dive is a neighborhood gastropub in Malibu with an easygoing vibe.
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Fishing With Dynamite
We don’t use the term “destination restaurant” lightly. But the seafood at Manhattan Beach’s Fishing With Dynamite more than fits the bill.
Connie And Ted’s
Connie and Ted’s used to be the most popular restaurant in LA. Now it’s just a neighborhood spot, and so much better because of it.
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Malibu Seafood is a tiny shack on PCH that’s home to some of the best seafood on the coast.
Cha Cha Chicken
An outdoor, island-like Caribbean BYOB that’s a great time. In Santa Monica, no less.
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