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Malibu Barbie Cafe Coming to Chicago

There's a Malibu Barbie Pop-up Cafe coming to Chicago this summer!


The folks behind the event, Bucket Listers, have created other popular pop-culture pop-ups like the Golden Girls Kitchen and the Alice in Wonderland Immersive Cocktail Experience.

Andy Lederman, the CEO and Founder of Bucket Listers, tells Food and Wine,

Bucket Listers is honored to bring The Malibu Barbie Cafe to life. We pride ourselves on creating exclusive experiences for our community of 15 million fans, concepts they won’t find anywhere else. Barbie has proven to be one of history’s ultimate icons, we just couldn’t pass up this chance to bring her world to life.

When Is The Barbie Pop-Up Cafe in Chicago?

The Malibu Barbie Pop-Up Cafe will be in Chicago June 7 through September 15, 2023.

Bucket Listers via Malibu Barbie Cafe, Instagram
Bucket Listers via Malibu Barbie Cafe, Instagram

What to Expect at the Malibu Barbie Pop-Up Cafe

Bucket Listers says guests will be transported to 1970s Malibu California with a sea of poptimistic Barbie colors, laid back beachy motifs, and lots of retro glam.

It's an immersive experience, including photo ops inspired by Malibu Barbie, with an iconic life-size Barbie Box, plus exclusive Barbie merchandise.

The Malibu Barbie Cafe is a fast-casual restaurant emphasizing a friendly fare, delicious desserts, and a variety of drinks. The menu features "a delicious array of classics with a unique Barbie-inspired twist."

The menu items they've shared so far include:

  • Pacific Paradise Pancakes
  • West Coast Wave Wedge Salad,
  • California Dreamin’ Club Sandwich
  • Anything is Possible Sundae

Tickets for Malibu Barbie Cafe in Chicago

Tickets are $35 for kids, $50 for adults, and every ticket purchase will include a reserved seat, guaranteed window of time to dine, and choice of entrée and side item.

Tickets go on sale starting April 19.

You can join a waitlist here.

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