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  • Writer's pictureNatalija Ugrina

Fun & Unique Miami Finds: Discovering the Malibu Barbie Café

Hey everyone! 🌸 Imagine stepping into a world where every detail is a nod to the sun-soaked, beachy vibes of 1970s Malibu - yes, a time when Malibu Barbie reigned supreme with her flawless tan and chic style. That's exactly what I did on the opening night of Miami's newest pop-up sensation, the Malibu Barbie Café, located in the heart of Wynwood at 350 NW 24th Street. This Barbie-themed café, which will be gracing us with its presence from February 9 through April 21, is a dream come true for anyone who's ever wanted to step into the iconic doll's shoes, even just for a day.

Malibu Barbie Café
Malibu Barbie Café

A Nostalgic Beachside Vibe

The moment I walked into the Malibu Barbie Café, I was transported back to the 1970s Malibu beachside - the era when Malibu Barbie first made her splash. The design captures the essence of that time, with plenty of pink and a laid-back, Southern California-inspired atmosphere. It's not just about the aesthetics, though; the café offers counter-service dining with a menu crafted by Master Chef semi-finalist Becky Brown, paying homage to the fresh, vibrant flavors of the region.

Malibu Barbie Café

Brunching Barbie-Style at the Malibu Barbie Café

All-day brunch at the Malibu Barbie Café? Yes, please! I indulged in an array of delicious options, from the Pacific Paradise Pancakes to the West Coast Wave Salad. The menu is a playful take on Southern California cuisine, including everything from rainbow pancakes and avocado toast to a comforting grilled cheese, a crisp wedge salad, and a hearty cauliflower bowl. And for the little ones, there's a special menu featuring kid-friendly favorites like Tubular Tenders and quesadillas.

Malibu Barbie Café Dining area

Experiencing Barbie Magic

The fun didn't stop at the food. I got to step into a life-size Barbie doll box, making for the ultimate photo op with my friends. We also browsed exclusive Barbie merchandise, adding some special souvenirs to our collections. Basking in the Malibu vibes, we grooved to iconic pop tunes that had everyone feeling the nostalgia. And, of course, no visit would be complete without cooling off with an Anything is Possible Sundae. Malibu Barbie Café is a dream!

Malibu Barbie Café Barbie doll size box

Skating Under the Stars

The highlight of the evening? Roller skating at the Impala x Barbie Skate Rink, an add-on experience right on site. It was like reliving my childhood dreams, gliding under the stars, surrounded by the vibrant energy of fellow Barbie enthusiasts. It was a night of laughter, music, and a bit of magic, making it truly unforgettable.

Malibu Barbie Café Roller Skating

Final Thoughts

The Malibu Barbie Café is more than just a pop-up; it's an experience that transcends time, bringing together nostalgia and the joy of the present moment. Whether you're a lifelong Barbie fan or just looking for a unique, fun outing in Miami, this café offers something for everyone. From the delicious brunch fare to the whimsical atmosphere and engaging activities, it's a place where dreams come to life, even if just for a short while. So, if you find yourself in Miami this spring, make sure to swing by and immerse yourself in the delightful world of Malibu Barbie. It's an adventure you won't want to miss. See you there! 💕🌴

Malibu Barbie Café Wynwood Miami
Malibu Barbie Café

Malibu Barbie Café

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