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.
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.
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.