Common Questions about Malibu Farm Restaurant and Cafe

What is the difference between the cafe and the restaurant?

The Malibu Farm cafe, is located at the end of the pier. It is a casual counter service restaurant with indoor and outdoor seating. You order at the counter and then it is all self seating. The cafe serves fresh juices, wine and beer and offers a full espresso beverage menu. The cafe serves breakfast all day every day until 4 pm.

The Malibu farm restaurant and bar, is located at the front of the pier. It is a full service restaurant and has a full bar with speciality cocktails, wine and beer, espresso coffee drinks, smoothies and juices. The restaurant has patio and dining room seating. The restaurant serves breakfast on Saturday and Sunday only until 12noon. The restaurant menu is available HERE.

will you be busy in 30 minutes?

On weekdays we do not expect there to be a wait. On sunny and warm weekends we expect a 20 minute wait between 12 noon and 3 pm, and limited or no wait before 12noon or after 3 pm.

do you take reservations?

Neither the cafe or the restaurant takes day time reservations. During the day it is first come first serve. We take reservations after 4:30 pm for the restaurant only HERE. The cafe does not take reservations for dinner. Large group reservations can contact us HERE.

are you dog friendly?

We LOVE dogs and customers bring dogs to the pier all day everyday. That said, dogs are not allowed onto the pier which is a California state park. The rangers can, and occasionally have, ticketed customers with dogs on the pier even if they are seated on a restaurant patio. Dogs per California law are not allowed inside restaurants unless they are a service dog.

are you open?

Yes we are open per our listed hours on our website. the restaurant is open 365 days per year, including all holidays such as thanksgiving day, christmas day, new years, day, easter sunday, mother’s day, father’s day. The cafe is open 363 days per year, closed only on Christmas day and Thanksgiving day.

Sometimes special hours apply on holidays, please check our Facebook page or twitter for updated holiday hours. Please note that yelp hours are not always accurate.

where are you located?

Both the cafe and the restaurant are located on the MALIBU SPORTS FISHING PIER which is at 23000 Pacific coast highway. The cafe is at the end of the pier and the restaurant is at the front of the pier.

where do i park?

There is a parking lot adjacent to the pier for which we do not validate. There is also parking on PCH.

Where is my restaurant dinner reservation, inside or outside?

On our reservation link there is a note section where you can enter a request for inside or outside seating, and we will try to accommodate it. However please note that seating in any particular section or table is not guaranteed.

Are there two different restaurant at the front of the pier?

No, the restaurant and bar is situated at the front of the pier. The dining room is on one side of the pier and the bar and patio on the other side. Full menu is served on both sides.