Claire’s at the Museum
The art of dining is evident at Claire's at the Museum, located on the grounds of the Long Beach Museum of Art. Perched on a bluff high above the ocean, Claire's offers indoor and outdoor dining with a menu of American fare for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Handcrafted cocktails are a specialty, too. The patio, which is punctuated by bright yellow market umbrellas to shelter guests from the sun, offers unobstructed views of the Queen Mary and Catalina Island in the distance. Claire's at the Museum welcomes guests Thursday-Sunday for breakfast, lunch and dinner plus Happy Hour on Thursdays.
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.
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.
The Attic takes comfort food to an entirely new level with several varieties of Mac 'n' Cheetos, buttermilk fried chicken, oversized pot pies and a helluva list of handcrafted cocktails. Weekend brunch features an array of morning favorites including Bloody Marys with garnishes that are meals themselves. The restaurant is housed in a charming craftsman cottage with a fabulous outdoor patio and bar.