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When you have company in from out of state, it’s an unspoken role that you take them to the beach and preferably include a meal with a visit at sunset. So, when my cousin and his girlfriend came into town from TX, my parents and I took them to Paradise Cove Beach Cafe in Malibu.

Ginger Teriyaki Salmon

I have been to Paradise Cove several times but this was the first time I ate my entire meal (it was that good)! I ordered the Ginger Teriyaki Salmon special (menu) and was licking my fork afterward it was so delicious.

Best Clam Chowder

My consistently all-time favorite dish at Paradise Cove has to be their homemade clam chowder. I took a friend to Paradise Cove where she had her first bowl of clam chowder and her eyes were the size of saucers – it was that memorable and delicious.

A View is a Must

Be sure to ask for a table by the window because the view is sensational (especially at sunset). We watched as the sun descended past the waterline and spotted several sail ships and a dolphin.

It’s touristy (true) but the food and view make the place a worthwhile dip into your pocketbook.

Where to Find PARADISE COVE

Address: Paradise Cove, 28128 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265

The restaurant has a private parking lot with the option for validated parking (up to 4 hours) with a purchase of $30 or more in the restaurant.

Monday-Friday $8

Saturday-Sunday $10

During the Covid-19 “Safer at Home” orders, the restaurant is available for take-out only.

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