Mastros, Nobu, Duke’s, Geoffrey’s, Moonshadows and Sunset Restaurant, are some of Malibu’s finest venues located right on the coastline and offering beautiful ocean views and superb, attentive service. They are perfect locations for celebrating memorable yuletides. It’s best to call early for reservations and operating hour details.
Mastro’s Ocean Club offers delectable delicacies, including caviar, Wagyu tomahawk chops & twin lobster tails. The lobster mashed potatoes are delicious for sides, and Mastro’s bread service is scrumptious. Watch the ocean waves bounce off the boulders and you know you’re in Malibu!
Nobu, Malibu’s most exclusive Fusion, Japanese & Asian restaurant, offers delightful cuisine, including several signature dishes. Iron Chef Nobu Matsuhisa’s Japanese delicacies excite your palate and the establishment’s California fare adds variety and fun to your dining experience.
Start the splurge by first savoring the libations – the passionfruit cocktail is to die for! True craftsmen curate the sushi which melts in your mouth with an explosion of delightful, eclectic flavors. For something novel, consider trying the tiradito, a Peruvian dish of raw fish, cut in the shape of sashimi and an aspect similar to crudo and carpaccio in a spicy sauce. This unique dish expresses the influence of Japanese immigrants on Peruvian cuisine ~ scrumptious!
Duke’s consistently offers exceptional dishes celebrating island fare and the legacy of Aloha. The scallops are delicately seared, the furikake ahi steak is superb and the lobster burger is perfectly grilled. For landlubbers, the venue offers a local favorite from the streets of Waikiki ~ the Rib & Chicken Plate, featuring Compart Family Farms
pork, mango BBQ sauce, grilled Huli chicken, jasmine rice, macaroni salad and bok choy macadamia nut slaw. Scrumptious! For a special dessert, try the Hula pie ~ it’s delightful! The venue also offers stellar vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options, so all feel welcome and can enjoy. Don’t miss the Duke’s weekend brunch ~ the Keiki love the banana and macadamia nut pancakes!
Geof Rey’s provides an oceanside dining experience par excellence! Enjoy magnificent Pacific views, complemented by waterfalls and tropical plants, creating the romantic Mediterranean meets Malibu atmosphere. Breathe in the salt air and, most of all, savor some wonderful food. Stay late and immerse yourself in Malibu’s majestic skies.
Consider starting with the artisan cheese plate. Featuring three types of cheese, warm fig compote, candied walnuts, grilled crostini with aged balsamic ~ your palate is prepped for a wonderful epicurean experience!
Options abound for the main course. Geoffrey’s Paella is to die for! Duck Two Ways features a Maple Leaf Farm duck breast and a Duck leg confit spring roll in a sake ginger sauce ~ the various seasonings sensationally delight your palate!
An important detail ~ visit the special events page to book your exciting experience.
Offering panoramic Pacific views married with world-class cuisine, it’s the perfect recipe for making merry in Malibu!
If you’re celebrating, yet eating light, lobster & shrimp is a delightful appetizer with a tangy twist – avocado, hearts of palm, butter lettuce, citrus dressing . . . and . . . grapefruit . . . delight one’s taste buds and tantalize.
Festive, fun fare delights as you celebrate the season! Try the Dungeness crab & tiger shrimp salad for salads ~ it tastes so fresh that it’s as if the seafood was just pulled from the sea! Consider ordering the delicious clam chowder as an accompaniment.
For a quintessential holiday happy hour, head for the Sunset Restaurant. Located on a beautiful stretch of Zuma Beach, the scenery is
stunning . . . and so are the drinks and appetizers, which are a bargain, especially in Malibu where dining is pricey.
The ahi tuna tartare and the calamari fritter both provide delicious tastes of the sea. Vegetarians delight in roasted vegetable quesadilla and Brussel sprouts. The venue’s extensive wine list impresses ~ offering California blends, intriguing champagne & sparkling list, Bordeaux-style Napa reds and Malibu’s most extensive Sangiovese/negroamaro list.
Consider planning your holiday get-together in marvelous Malibu, curating a private function? All of the venues discussed offer group dining opportunities. One can also visit Giggster, a website where you can search prestigious, private Malibu homes and properties, connect with owners and reserve your special venue hassle-free.
Wherever you go . . . whatever you do . . . enjoy the holidays in the Bu!