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casual dinner north of malibu on hwy 1?

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smile81 Apr 23, 2007 01:57 PM

will be returning from a day trip to SB wine country and I'm not familiar with the area. Are there any inexpensive but good restaurants, pref. w/ a view of the ocean, between SB and malibu? otherwise I think Duke's looks good, but still on the more expensive side.

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  1. trolley RE: smile81 Apr 23, 2007 02:02 PM

    neptune's net. it's always fun and casual. there's always malibu seafood which is closer to LA.

    http://www.neptunesnet.com/
    http://www.malibuseafood.com

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      Obessed RE: smile81 Apr 23, 2007 02:12 PM

      Haven't been in awhile, but Real Fish Inn used to be very good.

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        Vegasbuff RE: smile81 Apr 23, 2007 02:17 PM

        Haven't been a long time, but Paradise Cove used to be excellent.

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          smile81 RE: Vegasbuff Apr 23, 2007 02:19 PM

          anything not seafood centered also helpful

        2. perk RE: smile81 Apr 23, 2007 02:28 PM

          Do the "Barefoot Bar" at Dukes. You're sitting in the sand, protected from waves by plexiglass panels, and the menu is casual and reasonably priced. They also have some "special" prices, I think....or at least used to. I believe the menu is half priced during "happy hour." And Tuesday was "fish taco" night. Very good fish tacos, grilled or pan fried, for a couple of dollars.

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