If you are looking for the best restaurants in Malibu the Malibu Country Mart is the place to go. They are located in the heart of the Malibu Civic Center. In the Malibu Country Mart, you can find upscale boutiques, art galleries, and of course the most delicious restaurants in Malibu. Besides having the best restaurants in Malibu, the Country Mart also offers outdoor picnic areas, world-class gardens and green spaces, abundant free parking, children’s playground, and year-round events. Here are some of the top things you will find at the Malibu Country Mart.
Sun Life Organics
Sun Life Organics is the typical Malibu to go place. Created in Malibu, Sun Life is famous for its smoothies, and açai bowls. They have over 10 signature superfood shakes, a variety of protein shakes, and you have the option of customizing your own shake. They also offer many options of açai bowls with additional toppings such as: raw almond butter, bee pollen, chia seeds, young Thai coconut meat, and many more. They also offer fresh juices, coffee and tea, bone broth, and vitamin shots. Whenever I start feeling a little sick, I run to Sun Life to get a Wellness Plus Shot, and believe me, it makes all the difference. Sun Life also offers a variety of snacks and superfoods for you to take home, these include different granola bars, nuts and seeds, and berries. Sun Life also offers fresh bottled drinks such as chocolate almond milk, coconut water (the best in California), and many others. Definitely stop by Sun Life to get a refreshing açai bowl before the beach.
Established in 2007, Wildfox is a vintage-inspired women’s knitwear brand based in Los Angeles. The label was co-created by two best friends who were inspired by a love for vintage tee shirts and the magic of everlasting friendship. Known for its iconic campaigns, dreamlike quality, and clothes that tell a story, Wildfox has grown to include a full range of tops, bottoms, dresses, and skirts, as well as a collection of luxuriously soft sweater knits, laces, chiffons, velour, and sequins. Wildfox Kids, the “little sister” adaptation of the women’s line, launched in 2009. Today, Wildfox continues to develop its lifestyle brand with a wide range of Intimates, Swim, Sun, Denim and Accessories. In August 2015, Wildfox expanded into the beauty category with the debut of its first fragrance, in partnership with Elizabeth Arden. The boutique showcases our ultra-soft graphic tees, jumpers, dresses, bottoms, angora blend sweaters, eyewear, denim, and swimwear, as well as the full kids collection. The Wildfox flagship store will change with the release of every collection, so you too can experience each campaign photoshoot brought to life. We are thrilled to invite you to experience all of our products in one place!
If you are looking for a place to have lunch, please stop by Taverna Tony. Taverna Tony is a Greek Restaurant featuring traditional family recipes. They carefully source only the freshest ingredients and bake their home-made bread daily and believe me you can feel the difference. If you are looking for a whole Greek experience, definitely order the Greek Feast. The Greek Feast has a minimum of two orders, and it is composed of 15 different Greek specialties including: all dips, tabouli, Greek peasant salad, dolmathes, fried calamari, Greek potatoes, chicken souvlaki, roasted lamb, etc. It is definitely one of the best restaurants in Malibu. Taverna Tony is also a great option if you are looking for a place to celebrate a special occasion. They can accommodate any party size up to 250 guests. You won’t have to worry about anything since they insist in taking care of everything and tailoring your event to your specific needs. Full-service event planning is available; including flowers, balloons and much more.
Another great workout place in Malibu. For those who haven’t heard about Pure Barre before, Pure Barre is a 45 to 50-minute total body workout. It is a class that uses a series of low impact, isometric movements that are designed to make your body toned and lean. They use the ballet Barre and other light equipment throughout the class, focusing on different areas of your body. You work muscles you don’t even know exists and believe me they will shake. For those who aren’t that big of a cardio fan or are just looking for a workout that will tone your body, Pure Barre is the perfect exercise.
Tra di Noi
Another of the best restaurants in Malibu. Tra di Noi is a typical Italian countryside restaurant with an amazing service, and a casual, friendly and homey atmosphere. All of their pastas are handmade daily, and they have a broad selection of pastas to choose from. They also offer a luxurious selection of superb crudo, unique salads, and delicious seasonal specialties. If you are a wine lover, you can choose from an extensive selection of over 500 French, Italian, and Californian wines. Tra di Noi also supports local Malibu farms, the Malibu Farmers Market, and Malibu Olive Oil Company by getting a percentage of their products from them. Moreover, Tra di Noi has an amazing catering service, and provides a customized menu selection for catered events.
Mr. Chow is an extremely famous Chinese restaurant known all over the world. In particular, the Mr. Chow Malibu is the first Mr. Chow to have an open kitchen where Executive Chef Jia Chi Zhao and the talented team of chefs cook the classic signature dishes along with new and original recipes. Their Beijing Duck, Steamed Sea Bass with Ginger and Cilantro are amazing, don’t forget to try them. Mr. Chow’s menu is a combination of old authentic Beijing and original recipes. If you are looking for the best restaurants in Malibu this is the place to go.
Malibu Kitchen is for sure a “Malibu locals” favorite. Unlike Tra di Noi, Taverna Tony, and Mr. Chow, Malibu Kitchen has a more laid-back appeal to it, less luxurious, yet still one of the best restaurants in Malibu. Malibu Kitchen makes what’s known as Malibu’s best cookie, but not only is their cookie amazing, you just can’t go wrong with any of their baked goods. Their deli has fresh baked breads, quality ingredients and salads that will not disappoint. The perfect place to grab breakfast during the weekend: friendly staff and customers, there are always wonderful dogs by the restaurant and usually a nice, vintage sports car.