Plunge at 1900 Ocean Beach Club
Hidden in plain sight, Plunge at 1900 Ocean Beach Club feels very much like, well, a club. Located along Ocean Boulevard on the mezzanine level of one of the city's luxe hi-rise buildings, tables gaze out over a swathe of beach and blue Pacific. The of American fare offers a tantalizing array of appetizers, entrees and seafood with sweeping views paired best with a glass of wine.
There's a reason Dave is famous and we'll give you a 'que: Authentic bbq that starts in a live-wood smoker stoked with genuine hickory logs. The old-school pitmasters hand-rub the meats with a custom blend of spices and cook for hours to extract the natural flavors. Before the ribs are served, they're hand pulled from the smoker and tossed on the grill to caramelize the sauces, creating a chargrilled sweetness on the outside locking in the deep-down smoky flavor. Ready to dig in?
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.
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.