Mastro's Ocean Club - Malibu
There are fancy steakhouses, and then there is Mastro's, the hoity toity Southern Cali original with outposts in Chicago, Las Vegas and New York. There is also Mastro's Ocean Club, which boasts a location in Malibu. Its presence imposing, the luxury steakhouse feels like a private club, offering large, sprawling dining rooms with floor-to-ceiling windows in an atmosphere of exclusivity.
The menu consists of nine different chops and steaks, ranging from an eight-ounce petite filet to a 48-ounce double cut Porterhouse. For non-meat eaters, there is also an ample selection of seafood dishes; choose from such best-sellers as Chilean sea bass, grilled swordfish or live Maine lobster.
In addition to prime steaks and chops, the award-winning establishment specializes in the three-tiered iced seafood tower, lobster mashed potatoes, sushi selections and the one-of-kind warm butter cake. Classic brunch dishes are featured at this ocean-side location on the weekend, from Maine lobster Benedict to a prime burger.
Mastro's classic martini, craft beers and a bountiful wine list complement entree selections, and the lounge serves as a popular meeting place for area workers, power players and celebrities.