At Last Cafe
Featured on the Food Network, this chef-owned restaurant features some serious comfort food for lunch and dinner. Located on the edge of Downtown Long Beach, the menu features salads, sandwiches, appetizers and more plus wine and beer. Time-honored favorites, such as Green Goddess dressing, meatloaf, and mac 'n cheese, step into the 21st century with subtle updates. At last, this is exactly the type of café Long Beach desperately needed.
Beer Belly Long Beach
Belly up to the beer bar at Beer Belly in Downtown Long Beach where craft beer and crafty food has created a loyal following. Beer Belly is known for featuring local craft beers from the Greater L.A. region and is committed to cultivating an appreciation for the quality an creativity that is the foundation of the craft beer movement. The restaurant is equally passionate about food and pairings. So, raise a glass and grab a fork - it's cheers to beers at Beer Belly.
Brix at the Shore
Brix at The Shore is the gathering spot for locals and visitors alike. Behind the bar at this popular bistro is Rick Reich, a certified sommelier who brings an approachable spirit to the art of wine tasting (some of his favorite bottles are $10 and under). The restaurant has the feel of a NYC neighborhood dining destination where guests come to gather for great food, including what many consider to be the best pastrami sandwich in town, along with a menu of salads, sandwiches, steak, seafood and more. Open daily for lunch and dinner plus brunch on the weekends (Sunday Disco Brunch is a favorite among locals), Brix at The Shore features an interesting roster of rotating wines and craft beers.
Buono’s Authenic Pizzeria
From the pizza fashioned from hand-kneaded dough made fresh daily, to the homemade sauces and sausages, to the fresh mozzarella, and gas-fired brick ovens, eating at Buono's is like dining at a pizzeria in the Old Country. When you order any of their Italian specialties, such as lasagna, spaghetti, eggplant parmigiana, or linguine e vongole, you are tasting a bit of Italy in the heart of Downtown Long Beach!
Café Sevilla is located in the heart of Downtown Long Beach and offers a tantalizing menu of Spanish fare at its lively tapas bar or in the quiet confines of the upstairs dining room. Open for lunch, dinner and late-night dining and featuring live Flamenco shows. Café Sevilla also offers handcrafted cocktails along with vegan and gluten-free selections.
Chianina Steakhouse starts with great steak, but that’s not where it ends. We’re intimately connected to our Italian culture, and when you dine with us, we want you to share in that connection. It’s about tradition. It’s about enjoying life and sharing good meals, good wine, and good experiences. This is the spirit in which we serve our signature steak, the bistecca alla fiorentina—to be shared among friends. Chianina is more than a steakhouse. It’s a carefully curated menu resulting in a creative culinary experience.
E.J. MALLOY’S BIXBY KNOLLS
E.J. Malloy's is the quintessential neighborhood pub offering an array of American comfort foods for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Enjoy burgers, salads, steaks and some of the best fish and chips in town. Catch the latest sporting event, enjoy a dozen craft beers on tap plus a full bar of handcrafted cocktails. E.J. Malloy’s promises that the stools will always rise to meet you, the sun will always shine in your mug and the winds will always bring you back.
Fuego at the Maya
At the heart of our culinary philosophy is an unwavering commitment to make every meal an extraordinary experience. That's precisely what's on the menu at Fuego. Manned by award-winning Executive Chef Victor Juarez, Fuego-which is Spanish for fire-is a spirited celebration of the coastal cuisines of Mexico, Latin America and South America. With a vibrantly colored indoor-outdoor dining room overlooking panoramic views of downtown Long Beach and the historic Queen Mary, Fuego is an amazing restaurant in Long Beach CA that specializes in mariscos (fresh seafood), including platters of shrimp, oysters, mussels and lobster, as well as ceviche. Also featured is a generous array of antojitos (appetizers), as well as tacos, tortas and entrées. Naturally, every epicurean experience is complemented by a formidable wine list and artfully prepared modern Latin cocktails. The bar serves premium tequilas-the largest selection in the region-that may be sampled at the bar along with handcrafted margaritas and other signature cocktails. Fuego also hosts Maya Fiesta Domingo-a festive outdoor brunch featuring Baja-style seafood and savory barbeque accompanied by live Latin Jazz.
Gladstone’s Long Beach
Gladstone's diverse menu offers the kind of food that has made them among the top seafood restaurants in Southern California. Known for its ample-sized portions of fresh seafood and sushi, Gladstone's also offers something for landlubbers including grilled steaks, leafy salads and decadent desserts. Stop in for the daily Crabby Hour, and check out Gladstone's and Daily Specials and full bar of libations.
Great Society Cider & Mead
Great Society Cider & Mead is a modern-day social house where fine food, craft cider and mead (an time-honored process where wine is created by fermenting honey) set the stage for conversations. Boasting the largest selection of craft cider and meads in SoCal, this is where you can quench your thirst with 20 draughts and more in bottles plus an extensive cider and mead list showcasing craft producers from nearly every corner of the world. Whet your palate with flavors and profiles ranging from sweet to sour, still to sparkling, barrel-aged to hopped, rare to near-impossible to find. Complementing the beverage offerings is a menu that fuses seasonal fare with unexpected spicing to create dishes that don’t just taste great, but pair well with whatever profile you choose. Try a signature burger with an unfiltered whiskey barrel-aged cider from Michigan, or an artisanal cheese plate with a tart, lightly sparkling Sidra from the Basque region of Spain. You'll never leave hungry or thirsty - that's a promise.
The Larios family were pioneers back in the 1990s when they first introduced Honduran cooking to Greater Los Angeles. Nearly 25 years later, Honduras Kitchen is where foodies go for their fix of traditional and authentic Honduran food. Inviting and reasonably priced, Honduras Kitchen features an array of homeland favorites and traditional foods from Central America. Located on 4th Street's Retro Row just east of Cherry Avenue, the restaurant welcomes guests for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
James Republic, located in the downtown's East Village, combines modern sensibilities with old-world principles presenting a gathering place for the neighborhood and a distinctive dining destination in the heart of Long Beach. The style--modern California coastal--is James Republic's calling card and highlights the season's vibrant and locally-sourced bounty from both the land and sea. The chef-driven, farm-to-fork workshop is where menus are created and dictated by what's in season reflecting not only what's taking place behind the kitchen door, but also behind the restaurant's innovative bar as evidenced with every shake and stir.
Kihon Sushi & Japanese Tapas
Casual style dining with something for everyone. Contemporary Japanese cuisine as well as your favorite classics. Japanese tapas featuring hot and cold plates. Great wine, beer and sake selection. We believe in the importance of adhering to the fundamentals (kihon) of the art of Japanese cooking and we apply this on every dish we create. Come and see the difference for yourself! Arigato gozaimasu!
King’s Fish House
For more than a quarter century King's Fish House has been a staple and dining pioneer at the corner of Pine Avenue and Broadway in Downtown Long Beach. Serving uber fresh fish, including shucked oysters and sushi, King's Fish House offers a full bar, inviting Eastern seaboard-style ambiance, and seafood so fresh it needs to be slapped.
Owner Terry Antonelli brings a warm and elegant approach to his award-winning restaurant, which is housed in a former bank hailing from the early 20th century. The dining experience is elevated with timeless interiors match the old world "Italian Charm" coupled with modern comforts of new world creativity. Service is both attentive and comfortable with a spectacular wine list and over the top Italian cuisine that has been a staple of Downtown Long Beach for more than 25 years. The bar features a nightly apertivo and is an ideal backdrop for mixing and mingling over small plates and cocktails.
Add some spice and southern love to your seafood. This delightful waterfront restaurant offers Louisiana staples such as crawfish and alligator etoufee, gumbo, po'boy sandwiches, red beans and rice, catfish, shrimp, fried oysters and, of course, macaroni-n-cheese. No southern restaurant is complete without finger lickin' barbeque. Our menu features slow, smoked-to-perfection tri-tip, spare ribs, hot links and BBQ chicken. Pair it up with some authentic Louisiana beer and wine. Enjoy these southern delights inside or out on our patio with breathtaking views of the marina.
Michael’s on Naples
Michael Dene opened his namesake restaurant, Michael’s On Naples, near his Long Beach, California, home in 2007. Under the toque is Chef Eric Samaniego, formerly of Little Sparrow, with Massimo Aronne serving as general manager and sommelier. This contemporary Italian dining destination has a new reimagined Rooftop Lounge with a more casual and shareable menu that is separate from the fine dining taking place downstairs. Beneath a veil of stars and retractable roof is also a 14-seat horseshoe-shaped bar and conversational deck warmed by fire pits. Downstairs has also been updated with a new color palette, high top tables adjacent to the bar, and gallery of artwork in the cozy Chef's Gallery. The menu upstairs and downstairs boasts sustainable and locally produced ingredients with sauces and cheeses made in-house. The award-winning restaurant is open nightly for dinner with Happy Hour is offered daily from 5-7pm daily, including weekends.
Michael’s Pizzeria Downtown Promenade
At Michael's Pizzeria, food is heritage. We know that pizza tastes best when it is wood-fired, that mozzarella should always be freshly made, and that meals are enhanced when paired with the perfect Italian wines. From our service to our atmosphere, our flour to our sauce, this is our tradition and one that has been passed down from generation to generation.
Michael’s Pizzeria Naples Island
Michael's Pizzeria, food is heritage. We know that pizza tastes best when it is wood-fired, that mozzarella should always be freshly made, and that meals are enhanced when paired with the perfect Italian wines. From our service to our atmosphere, our flour to our sauce, this is our tradition and on that has been passed down from generation to generation.
Naples Rib Company
Naples Rib Company offers a complete selection of aged mid-western corn-fed USDA choice steaks and prime rib, fresh grilled swordfish, chicken, fresh salads and sandwiches. Belly up to the brass plated bar or stake claim to a booth or table. The Rib Company caters to all kinds of tastes and guests with a children's menu and senior citizen specials. It's just the place for people who enjoy good food in a place that enjoys their company. Come in and see why we've been a Long Beach favorite for decades.
Ocean Market Grill
Ocean Market Grill offers a simple, carefully curated menu of tacos, salads, and fish. A la carte is the key to a feel-good, relaxing culinary experience featuring an array of various fresh fish that is chef-prepared and cooked to perfection. Fish is sourced locally and ingredients are fresh and sustainable. Try the French fries topped with clam chowder. The restaurant has a industrial and minimalist vibe with counter service and communal tables. Ocean Market Grill is located at Marina Pacifica next-door to the AMC Movie Theater and Barnes & Noble.
Open Sesame is favorite Long Beach dining destination serving authentic Lebanese cuisine. The scratch kitchen features many dishes culled from owner Ali Kobessi's family recipes. Serving beer and wine along with Turkish coffee and Mediterranean iced tea with a hint of mint, Open Sesame offers lunch and dinner daily.
Located in Downtown Long Beach's vibrant East Village Arts District, this gastro pub offers indoor and outdoor seating plus an array of Latin American-inspired dishes. The ideal setting for intimate meals or a night out with friends, the chef-driven menu features innovative cuisine coupled with an extensive selection of premium spirits, local brews and creative handcrafted cocktails.
Panxa Cocina is the new dining creation from Chef Arthur Gonzalez. "Panxa" (pronounced "pan-zah") is the Latin word for "belly," which is fitting because at Panxa Cocina your belly will be always be naturally filled with love, flavors and wonderful food. Panxa is very much the personification of its creator, Chef Arthur Gonzalez. Panxa reflects a youthful exuberance of timeless, beautiful Latin culture coupled with fresh ingredients, exciting fare and flavors handcrafted with love, comfort, family and friends. "Belly" up to the bar for small plates, premium tequila and an array of savory cocktails. Panxa brings Mexico, New Mexico and South America to the Belmont Heights area of Long Beach. Panxa Cocina will likely be your "belly's" new favorite dining destination.
After experiencing success with Tarrantino’s Pizza in Pasadena, Dan Tarrantine opened Papalucci’s in 1990 in the heart of Belmont Shore. The checkered tablecloths and open kitchen enhance the casual dining experience, giving the feeling of being at home and eating with familia. For more than 25 years guests have enjoyed such items as the famous Pepe Salad, garlic knots or Grandma Tony's Special Pizza. Everything is made fresh to order and the reasonably-priced menu includes an array of pasta and chicken dishes, including Chicken Cacciatore, Parmesan and Piccata, Carbonara, Lasagna, Ravioli and Baked Ziti - all infused with Grandma's special Marinara.
Pike Bar & Restaurant
Pike Bar & Restaurant is the rock star of Long Beach - literally. Owned by Social Distortion drummer, Chris Reece, Pike Bar & Restaurant is a self-proclaimed restaurant by day and kick-ass live music venue by night. And, yes, it lives up to its reputation. With a full menu served until midnight and an impressive list of craft beers on tap plus wine, Pike Bar & Restaurant is a favorite dining destination along Long Beach's vibrant Retro Row. Open for lunch and dinner--plus weekends for breakfast--this place rocks each and every meal.
Under the toque at this critically-acclaimed restaurant is Chef Thomas Ortega, who has been hailed as one of the best chefs of Mexican cuisine in all of Southern California. His sophisticated, playa-inspired menu of contemporary poncho and modern-Mexican cuisine includes an array of mouthwatering fare, including Alta California dishes such as Mole Tots, Estilo Puerto Nuevo Lobster, Birria and a Chile Relleno Burger. A full bar with a never-ending menu of tequila and cerveza add a festive ambiance whether dining indoors or alfresco.
Rance’s Chicago Pizza
Chef Rance Ruiz knows pizza - Chicago Pizza- it's his passion. Using only the finest ingredients, Rance's Chicago Pizza produces a perfect pie every time. The scratch kitchen features a trio of pizza options: Stuffed, Pan or Thin. Plus the array of fresh salads, appetizers and selection of wine and beer on tap make you feel as if you're hanging out on Rush Street in The Windy City.
Restauration is a combination of the owners' two favorite words --restaurant + restore--which perfectly describe the dining scene in Long Beach. Situated along a vibrant and creative stretch on 4th Street's Retro Row, this award-winning restaurant pays tribute to the American culinary spirit while embracing modern fare. Menus are locally sourced, responsibly grown and made with seasonal ingredients culled from California's Southern and Central Coast. Craft beer and a wine list highlighting boutique vintners. The restaurant's urban style is features a vintage, upcycled vibe with indoor and outdoor seating.
Located just steps from the bay in Belmont Shore, Roe offers both a sit-down experience as well as take out at the adjacent fish market. Chef Art Gonzalez blends both seasonal and local ingredients to create a mélange of bold flavors and exciting tastes. The dining room is an elegant yet inviting space that brings the outdoors inside with natural elements, communal dining and a lively ambiance with bar seating, too. Can't stay for too long? Then get it to-go next door at Roe Xpress featuring an array of fresh fish. Both are open daily for lunch and dinner.
Russo’s Ristorante & Bar
Russo's is a local favorite located on Naples Island. With the help of feedback from our loyal customers of nearly 30 years, we created a menu made up of our customers' all time favorites mixed with some great new dishes and it's getting rave reviews! Whether dining alfresco on the patio or in our warm and cozy dining areas, you are sure to enjoy the authentic flavors of Italy found in our dishes. Full bar and friendly service.
SIP Bar + Lounge @ The Long Beach Renaissance Hotel
Elevate your spirits and indulge your senses through great conversation and skillfully prepared craft cocktails and local cuisine. Sip Bar & Lounge offers indoor and alfresco dining in the heart of downtown Long Beach, steps from the water, where enjoying life comes easy. Local flavor takes center stage in modern cocktails and California craft beer and wines that pair perfectly with culinary choices created by award-winning Chef Janine Falvo.
Thai one on at this authentic restaurant serving mouthwatering Thai food in an intimate setting. Enjoy such signature dishes as sweet crab claws or spicy sugar wings plus an array of rice and noodle dishes. Open Tuesday-Sunday dinner only.
Sweet Dixie Kitchen
Southern goodness redefined at Sweet Dixie Kitchen in the East Village. It's food that connects the soul with the spirit. The owners stay faithful to their southern roots creating the familiar big flavor, but with conscious healthier cooking methods and seasonal perfection. The restaurant is know for their to Biscuit-Witch, delicious sandwiches served on SDK's tasty and flakey biscuits, as well as waffle sandwiches and award-winning pastries. Everything is made from scratch on the premises, including the decadent bacon jam and siracha sour cream sauce. Like they say at Sweet Dixie Kitchen: Stay Local- Stay Happy- and always Eat Well.
Situated along Alamitos Bay overlooking the water is one of Long Beach's best-kept and most delicious secrets. Tantalum specializes in an eclectic menu of New California Cuisine with an Asian soul with a menu that menu showcases complex flavor profiles designed to excite and heighten the senses. The 75-foot mahogany bar and ultra hip dining lounge offer breathtaking panoramic bay views as well as a perfect place to sit and watch the sunset.
Reminiscent of the neighborhood restaurants found in cities like San Francisco or NYC, Taste Wine-Beer-Kitchen is part wine bar, part restaurant. The chef-driven menu features an array of farm-to-table small plates with wine pairings as well as unique microbrew pairings on tap. Located in Belmont Heights, Taste is the quintessential destination to spend an evening with friends pouring over the sommelier curated wine list or chatting with owners Laurie and Erin. It's also a destination for weekend brunch. Next door is Olives Gourmet Grocer, part of the Taste Wine-Beer-Kitchen family, featuring prepared meals to-go and shelves stocked with all the essentials needed to stock your personal pantry and wine cellar.
The Crooked Duck
Our casual neighborhood grille brings an innovative spin on your favorite foods along with more sophisticated house specialties and daily specials. It’s a place where you can grab a bite to eat or enjoy the friendly experience with family or friends. Come join us for a mouthwatering dining experience with friendly service. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served daily at “The Duck”.
Urban Table, located in an historic building in Belmont Shore, is a vibrant café and market with a scrumptious selection of chef-driven dishes to enjoy on the sidewalk patio or indoors or bring home for a gourmet meal. Freshly prepared using local produce and the best ingredients, you'll find a collection of salads, baked goods, appetizers, and entrees, plus gourmet provisions like artisan chesses, charcuterie, relishes, preserves and more. Wine and beer selections, too. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Utopia – Good Food and Fine Art
Utopia Good Food and Fine Art is a restaurant that blends the culinary arts with Long Beach's thriving creative scene. Located in the East Village Arts District, Utopia is open for lunch weekdays and dinner Monday-Saturday. The menu is a mix of California and Mediterranean cuisine featuring vegetarian and gluten-sensitive options plus fine wine and a selection of craft beer. Guests dine alfresco or admire the gallery of original works of art (many for sale) from within the restaurant's intimate indoor space.
VUE Bar + Restaurant
Located atop the Holiday Inn towering high above the runways of Long Beach Airport is this mid-century modern restaurant and lounge. The chef-driven menu delivers and all-day menu of California cuisine with a full bar of shaken and stirred cocktails - handcrafted, of course. The panoramic views are just an added bonus at a this Penthouse level, Mad Men-esque, three-olive martini dining destination.