Country Kitchen is a solid place to stop for something to eat on your drive up to Malibu, especially if you’re trying to convince people (and yourself) that you’re actually a local. And if that’s your aim, arrive barefoot in a wetsuit, order the breakfast burrito (with bacon, add avocado) and a coffee, and grab one of the handful of seats in the parking lot. Now to start saving for that trailer in Paradise Cove.
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The kitschy, seafood dive is all 1950's Americana vibes and a must-stop for any jaunt up the PCH.
John's Garden is a tiny little sandwich in the Malibu Country Mart and the best quick lunch on the coast.
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Spartina, a casual Italian restaurant on Melrose, is one of West Hollywood’s better backup restaurants.
Simmzy’s is a beach-themed bar/restaurant and an ideal spot for an after-work drink and some food.
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Malibu Seafood is a tiny shack on PCH that’s home to some of the best seafood on the coast.
Malibu Farm Cafe has simple, crowd-pleasing food at the end of Malibu pier, and is perfect for entertaining your third cousin when he’s in town.
Lily's Cafe & Pastries
Lily's is a low-key spot for breakfast burritos near Zuma Beach in Malibu.
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