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BELMONT BREWING COMPANY 25 39th Place 433-3891
At Belmont Pier, with heated patio dining, BBC features hand-crafted beers
brewed on the premises. The menu features seafood, chicken and pasta dishes.
Open 11:30 a.m. to midnight weekdays, brunch 9 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday.
BLACKBOARD BISTRO 1198 P.C.H., Seal Beach 596-9556
Enlightened food in the former Russell's location. Serving breakfast, lunch and
dinner. Specialties include burgers, sandwiches, salads, soups, shakes and pies
made from scratch daily. Dine inside or on the patio. Beer and wine available.
SHORE HOUSE CAFE 5331 E. Second St. 856-1612
The home of outstanding pizza in Belmont Shore. Omelet's, sandwiches, burgers
and salads in generous portions are featured. Open 24 hours a day.
BRONX BAGELS 5620 E. Second St., Naples 856-4449
Bronx Bagels is a little bit of New York in Naples. On the menu are the freshly
made bagels, plus a full breakfast selection, sandwiches, salads, homemade
soups, pizza, bagel burgers and more.
CHUCK'S COFFEE SHOP 4120 E. Ocean Blvd. 433-9317
Near Belmont Plaza Pool, Chuck's has been a local favorite since 1964. Open for
breakfast and lunch all week, Chuck offers many combination breakfasts for under
$5. Lean burgers, salads and sandwiches complete the menu.
COACH'S 1025 P.C.H., Seal Beach 431-5266
Hearty lunches and dinners are featured at Coach's in the Seal Beach Shopping
Center. There are three big-screens, 20 TVs and a satellite antenna for sports
watchers. Open Tuesdays-Sundays at 11 a.m., 2 p.m. on Mondays.
COFFEE CUP CAFE 3734 E. Fourth St. 433-3292
Healthy to hearty are your options at this Fourth Street eatery. Spice up
breakfast with a chicken chili Verde omelet or lunch on a fresh-roasted turkey
sandwich, juicy burgers or large crispy salads. The friendliest place in town
for breakfast and lunch seven days a week.
COLONIAL BUFFET 355 E. First St. 590-0220
A price that can't be beat for a full buffet. $6.39 for breakfast, $6.79 for
lunch, $8.49 for dinner and weekend brunch. Menu changes daily. Large groups
welcome. Banquet facilities for up to 500 people.
DALE'S DINER 4339 E. Carson St. 425-7285
An original 50s' diner complete with table-side jukeboxes and vintage auto seat
booths. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. For for the whole family. Don't
miss the burgers and malts, old-fashioned oatmeal or chicken pot pie.
DELI ON REDONDO 371-C Redondo Ave. 438-1100
Family-run deli featuring a variety of sandwiches and salads, fresh-baked bread
and fresh-roasted coffee from local sources. Open Monday-Friday 7 a.m. to 6:30
p.m., Saturday 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
EGGS ETC. 550 Redondo Ave. 439-4711
Offering good old-fashioned country breakfasts and lunch. Daily specials. Patio
dining. Open 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.
E.J. MALLOY'S 3411 E. Broadway, 433-3769; 4306 Atlantic Ave., 424-5000
E.J. Malloy's is a pub with attributes of the original 1920s' restaurant, along
with a secluded patio surrounded by ivy-covered walls. Specialties include
corn-fed beef, chicken and fish. Breakfast served Saturdays and Sundays. Open
all week for lunch, dinner.
HAMBURGER MARY'S 740 E. Broadway 983-7001
In addition to the large selection of famous burgers, Hamburger Mary's offers
soup, sandwiches and salads. Full bar. Breakfast on weekends, champagne Sunday
brunch and happy hour.
HARBOR HOUSE CAFE 16341 P.C.H., Sunset Beach 592-5404
The biggest omelettes you've ever seen are at the Harbor House across P.C.H.
from Peter's Landing. They've got 29 different kinds of omelettes, in addition
to great lunches and dinners. Open 24 hours a day.
LASHER'S 3441 E. Broadway 433-0153
The winner of numerous awards, Lasher's is in a restored California Bungalow.
Lunch and dinner features home-style regional American cuisine, including
grilled steaks, fresh fish and rack of lamb. Beer and wine, patio dining
available. Dinner, Tues-Sun. Sunday brunch is served 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
LEGENDS SPORTS BAR 5236 E. Second St. 433-5743
Legends offers fun, excitement, great food. Voted No. 1 sports bar two years in
a row by LA Magazine. Menu includes "World Famous" buffalo wings, salads,
pastas, ribs, burgers, chicken, sandwiches and more.
LONE STAR STEAK HOUSE 6575 E. P.C.H. in the Marketplace 594-8999
A "nice thick slice of Texas" in Long Beach. Mesquite-grilled steaks, seafood,
burgers and chicken. Great salads, soups and chili. Serving lunch and dinner
daily. Private room available for parties.
MAGNOLIA CAFE 632 Redondo Ave. 433-9241
This restaurant in the Albertson's center between Sixth and Seventh streets
features a full menu for breakfast and lunch. Omelettes and country breakfasts
are morning treats, with country dinners, steaks, pastas and sandwiches the rest
of the day.
MAHE 1400 P.C.H., Seal Beach 431-3022
In the former Glide'er Inn location, Mahe offers seafood, steak, pasta and a
sushi bar. The dining room has been remodeled with an open and contemporary
feel. The cocktail lounge has been remodeled and has entertainment on weekends.
MAMA ADELLE'S ON THE BARBIE 2030 Fourth St. 433-3679
Mama Adelle's special St. Louis barbecue and home-style cooking are a unique
addition to Fourth Street between Junipero and Cherry. Besides barbecue, Mama
Adelle's also offers ribs, steaks, chicken salad sandwiches and pasta.
Vegetarian dishes Open for lunch and dinner. Beer and wine available. Patio
MANGO FOOL 70 ATLANTIC AVE. 437-4583
Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner in the heart of the East Village. The
eclectic and original eatery features a wide selection of omelettes, salads,
sandwiches and entrees.
MOSHER'S GOURMET 3599 Atlantic Ave., 290-8200; 4712 Seventh St., 439-9600
Great deli sandwiches, bratwurst and chili dogs are among the fare in this
casual eatery. Beer and wine offered at the Atlantic location. Business delivery
NAPLES RIB COMPANY 5800 E. Second St., Naples 439-RIBS
Baby Backs and lots of other good stuff is Naples Rib Company's motto. Widely
known as the premier barbecue spot in Long Beach, Naples Rib also serves steak,
prime rib, chicken, sandwiches and salads. This family-owned and operated
business offers a full bar, take out, delivery, a banquet room and full-service
catering. Open 4 p.m. daily.
NICO'S 5760 E. Second St., Naples 434-4479
Christy Bono of Christy's Restaurant fame offers contemporary American cuisine
in Naples. A creative menu of steaks, seafood, lamb and veal paired with
excellent presentation and friendly service is sure to please. Chef's specials
daily. Serving dinner nightly. New wine bar features 300 bottles of wine, 55 by
the glass, and gourmet appetizers. Catering available.
OMELETTE INN 108 W. Third St. 437-5625
Eleven omelettes or create your own with unlimited combinations. Fresh salads,
sandwiches and juices featured. Omelette Inn offers healthy choices with veggie
burgers and vegetable-based sausage and bacon. 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. all week.
PARKERS' LIGHTHOUSE Shoreline Village 432-6500
This landmark restaurant is housed in a U.S. Coast Guard-sanctioned rooftop
lighthouse. The spectacular views from every table are matched only by the
PHIL'S ANGUS GRILLE At the Airport Marriott 4700 Airport Plaza Dr. 425-5210
Certified Angus beef is the specialty at this restaurant in the Marriott Hotel.
There also are chicken, seafood and vegetarian dishes. Open from 5 to 10 p.m.
Monday through Thursday, to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Closed Sunday.
PORCH CAFE 2708 E. Fourth St. 433-0118
Touted as the best patio experience in Long Beach without an ocean view, the
courtyard makes diners feel right at home. Good home cooking completes the
experience. Open 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday and to 3 p.m. on
weekends. Now serving beer and wine.
PROSPECTOR 2400 E. Seventh St. 438-3839
Since 1965 the Prospector has been serving mouth-watering USDA Prime steaks,
lobster and fish. There are daily specials, a happy hour and entertainment in
the lounge. Breakfast specials from $1.75. Don't miss the end-of-the-month
specials. Open 11 a.m. Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. weekends.
QUEEN MARY PLACES Aboard the Queen Mary 1126 Queens Highway
Sunday Champagne Brunch in the Grand Salon, the ship's original First Class
dining room, features more than 50 world-class entrees and live entertainment.
Sundays only, with seating from 10 a.m. Reservations suggested. 499-1606.
Dinner at The Chelsea is served from 5 to 10 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. The
restaurant, which also serves as the Captain's Club, features seafood
specialties. Jackets requested, reservations recommended. 435-3511, ext. 1569.
Sir Winston's offers continental cuisine, outstanding service and a
breathtaking view of Queensway Bay. Open all week, from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and
from 5:30 to 10 p.m. Reservations recommended, jackets requested. 435-3511.
THE REEF 880 Harbor Scenic Dr. 435-8013
Steaks, seafood and pastas top the menu, and the view of the Long Beach skyline
can't be beat. Open for lunch and dinner and Sunday Champagne brunch. Large
RIVERS END 15 First St., Seal Beach 431-5558
A tropical beachfront cafe literally on the beach. Unique breakfast and lunch
menu with daily specials. Fish tacos are a standout. Open daily, 7 a.m.-3 p.m.
ROCK BOTTOM BREWERY One Pine Ave. 308-2255
This popular chain brews their own beer on the premises. The menu features a
wide selection of appetizers, burgers, chicken, salads, seafood, pizza and ribs.
Full bar also available. Happy hour Monday through Friday.
ROSCOE'S HOUSE OF CHICKEN 'N WAFFLES 730 E. Broadway 437-8355
The world famous Los Angeles restaurant has opened in Long Beach and is opening
its arms to new "family members," its name for customers. Roscoe's pan fries its
chicken, just like grandma used to do, serves fresh vegetables and pours a
special blend of maple syrup on its waffles. Open 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. on weekdays,
8 a.m. to midnight, Fridays and Saturdays.
62nd PLACE FAMILY RESTAURANT 76 1/2 62nd Pl. 433-3711
Tucked away on the Peninsula, this casual eatery offers a bit of everything:
seafood, steak, pastas, Italian subs, pizza and Mexican specialties. Breakfast,
lunch and dinner served. Beer and wine available. Patio dining.
SCHOONER OR LATER 241 Marina Dr. in Alamitos Bay Landing 430-3495
The ultimate dockside dining experience for breakfast or lunch, with great
patio dining. Great food, friendly staff and exceptional ambiance.
SHENANDOAH CAFE 4722 E. Second St. 434-3469
The Shenandoah Cafe serves American regional cuisine. Cajun, home-style,
Southwestern and even "healthy dining" recipes are cooked up at this Belmont
Shore favorite. The apple fritters are too good to be missed. Wine bar with
extensive selections by the glass. Open for dinner. Sunday brunch, 10 a.m. to 2
SMALL CAFE 5656 E. Second St., Naples 434-0226
An offspring of E.J. Malloy's is big on good home-style cooking and friendly
service. Located in the former Russell's location in Naples, Small Cafe is open
for breakfast, lunch and early dinner. 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily.
STEAK-O-RAMA 5201 E. Second St. 987-3951
As its name implies, charbroiled steaks at great prices are the mainstay here,
but chicken and seafood dishes also are a specialty. All dinners include salad,
baked potato and grilled parmesan toast. Beer and wine served. Open 4:30-10:30
SWEET JILL'S 5224 E. Second St. 438-4945
Fresh, hot cinnamon rolls, muffins, breads, scones and crispies, all baked
on-site daily, are featured. An espresso bar specializes in a wide selection of
coffee drinks, including cappuccino, latte, cafe mocha and flavored coffees.
THIRD STREET CAFE 4114 E. Third St. 433-2041
Run by the owners of Francelli's. Serving outstanding omelettes, pancakes,
sandwiches, salads, burgers and more. Fresh baked desserts. Dinner menu offers
steaks, seafood, chicken and pastas. Beer and wine served.
TIDES ON PINE Hyatt Regency Hotel 200 S. Pine Ave. 491-1234
This atrium-like restaurant with views of Rainbow Lagoon offers an imaginative
menu for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Poolside dining is offered. Full bar. 6
a.m. to 11 p.m.
TINY NAYLOR'S AT THE BEACH 1760 Bellflower Blvd. 431-2665
Located next to the Long Beach State campus, Tiny Naylor's serves three meals a
day, seven days a week. Dinners range from pasta to prime rib, with the 49er
cheeseburger a favorite at lunch, as well as pizza, tacos and more. Beer and
wine available, as well as authentic soda fountain items. Champagne brunch
Saturday and Sunday.
TONY'S FAMOUS FRENCH DIP 701 Long Beach Blvd. 435-6238
Tony's specialty is five kinds of French dips, but homemade salads and desserts
also are hits. In a 1924 building downtown, historical photos of Long Beach line
the walls. Low-cost catering available.
YARD HOUSE 401 Shoreline Dr. (Shoreline Village) 628-045
Offering the largest selection of draft beer in the world with 250 taps, The
Yard House offers a fantastic menu ranging from steaks, seafood, pizza, salads
and great appetizers. Open for lunch and dinner daily, with the full menu
available until 1 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Open for brunch on weekends.
GREEN FIELD CHURRASCARIA 5305 E. Pacific Coast Highway 597-0906
Chrrasco means barbecue, and Green Field provides the tradition of the pampas
in abundance. At least 18 meats are served direct off the skewer. Traditional
Brazilian and European dishes, a salad bar and a full cocktail bar complete the
PIZZA NOSTRA 272 Redondo Ave. #A 856-2160
Family-owned and operated. All dinners are prepared by a real Brazilian cook.
Traditional Brazilian dishes of steak, chicken and fish. As the name indicates,
pizza and Italian dishes are also available. Dine in and take out. Call to find
out if you live in the delivery area.
BAYOU ST. JOHN 320 Main St., Seal Beach 431-2298
This fine restaurant offers creole cuisine, one of the most unusual and palate
tempting cuisines to be found anywhere in the world. Discover or rediscover the
charm and gusto of the flavorful Bayou St. John with John and Carolyn Fagot
displaying the hospitality that earned them a proclamation from their home state
of Louisiana. Sausages and desserts, including "Sweet Carolines" homemade
pralines. Open 5-10 p.m. nightly.
MOSSVILLE 706631327 E. Fourth St. 495-3100
The Moss family brings you authentic Cajun and Creole food just like Joseph
Moss was raised on in Mossville, Louisiana. Red beans and rice, jambalaya,
étouffée, catfish and even homemade pralines. Everything is made fresh daily.
Open 5-9 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. Brunch now served 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and
FLEUR DE LIS 335 Nieto Ave. 494-4668
What's new at the corner of Appian Way and Nieto? Dinner in a candlelit garden.
Served. from 5-9 p.m. Thursday-Saturday the Fleur de Lis menu includes
appetizers, pastas, grilled fish, steaks, gourmet desserts as well as wines from
Australia, France and California. Available for bridal showers, rehearsal
dinners and weddings.
THE GRILL In the Long Beach Westin Hotel 333 E. Ocean Blvd. 499-2060
The Grill at Shoreline Square offers both inside and outside dining in downtown
Long Beach. California cuisine and a Sunday Brunch from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Open daily from 6:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.
MUM'S144 Pine Ave. 437-7700
Mum's eclectic menu features the ultimate in California cuisine with Euro-Asian
influences, including fresh fish, prime steaks, homemade pasta and Mum's Sushi
Bar. Live entertainment on the patio and at Club Cohiba. Cigar-Billiard room and
Martini Lounge open daily. Reservations recommended.
UTOPIA 445 E. First St. 432-6888
Located in the East Village Arts District, this European-style cafe offers a
variety of salads, pasta, seafood and chicken dishes creatively prepared and
served in an intimate setting. Work of local artists displayed. Open 11 a.m. to
2 p.m. and 5 to 9:30 p.m. every day.
CHA CHA CHA 762 Pacific Ave. 436-3900
Caribbean fare ranging from jerk chicken to Pescado Vera Cruzano. A wide range
of appetizers and sandwiches. Wine, beer, espresso and cappuccino. Wednesday
night is Paella Night served to the sounds of Salsa music. Catering, take-out
and delivery. Open every day from 11:30 a.m. Bahama Brunch weekends. Valet
CANAAN BUFFET 620 P.C.H., Seal Beach 598-1298
The former Beach Buffet is under a new owner and new name, but still offering a
variety of Chinese specialties and sushi as well as roast beef, crab legs and
desserts. Serving lunch and dinner.
DRAGON HOUSE 101 Alamitos Ave. 437-0833
Authentic Chinese cuisine Hong Kong style. Dim sum daily. Live seafood,
lobsters, oysters, many family-style dinners.Full bar and banquet facilities.
NEW PEKING 1064 E. Broadway. 432-0605
Classic Chinese food at reasonable prices is the hallmark of New Peking. More
than 100 items to choose from. Takeout, free delivery. Closed Sunday. Open from
11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
OCEAN PEARL SEAFOOD 6252 E. P.C.H. 597-5618
Seafood served with a Chinese touch is the specialty at this restaurant on
P.C.H. and Loynes Drive. The menu includes dishes of fresh lobster and crab,
squid, mussels and oysters, in addition to pork, beef, chicken and duck items.
Open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, from 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Friday and Saturday.
PANDA PANDA 12309 Seal Beach Blvd. (in the Rossmoor Shopping Center) 594-5510
Open daily for lunch and dinner. Lunch specials from $5.50. Early dinners are
$7.49 served from 3-5 p.m. Live piano music 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
ROYAL BUFFET 530 E. 33rd St. 427-9977
A buffet fit for a king with more than 100 items served daily, including
shrimp, chicken, fried dumplings, mei fun, lo mein, fruit and salads. Lunch is
$6.99 and $4.99 for children. Dinner is $10.99, or $11.99 Fri.-Sun., and $6.99
for children. A discount is offered to senior citizens.
TAIPAN BISTROMarina Pacifica Mall 430-0998
Located on the lower level of Marina Pacifica, near Pier One, Taipan
specializes in Mandarin and Szechwan cuisine. Gourmet dinner, lunch specials.
Open all week. Full bar, waterfront views and patio dining. To go and catering
DELIUS 3550 Long Beach Blvd. 426-0694
A prix fixe restaurant serving one seating Tuesday-Saturday evenings by
reservation only. The menu changes weekly. Meal includes hors d'oeuvres,
appetizer, freshly made soup, bread and vegetables, first course, main course
and a dessert, which is kept secret until the end. Wine selection available to
complement each course for an additional charge. New wine bar now open for
appetizers, soups, salads and desserts.
KHOURY'S 110 Marina Dr. in Alamitos Bay Landing 598-6800
Owner Salim Khoury serves his healthy chicken dishes in spacious quarters on
the banks of Alamitos Bay. There are banquet rooms and live entertainment
nightly. Lunch and dinner daily. Champagne brunch Sundays. Happy hour
Monday-Friday. Food and drink specials change daily. Seafood buffet Friday and
MONSOON ART CAFE 2751 E. Broadway 621-0981
Monsoon's continental cuisine is a fusion of spices. Dine in an art
gallery-style dining room or al fresco on a large heated patio. Extensive
selection of fine wines and micro-brewed beers. Special live music events will
BABETTE'S FEAST 4621 E. Second St. 987-4536
Fine pastries, yes, and so much more. Five or more homemade soups served daily,
sandwiches, crepes, omelettes, quiches, and tortes. Other gourmet specials, too.
Eat in, or carry out. Beer and wine served indoors.
FRENCHY'S BISTRO 4137 E. Anaheim St. 494-8787
Frenchy's features the creations of famous chef/owner Andre Angles. The menu
ranges from light Provencal cuisine to nightly prepared Grand Marnier and
chocolate soufflés. Very reasonable wine list. Wine bar now open with special
menu. Open for lunch Tuesday-Friday, dinner Tuesday-Sunday.
LA CREPERIE 5110 E. Second St.434-8499
Crepes just like you would find in cafes and bistros on the streets of Paris,
Rhone and Athens are in two Long Beach locations, Belmont Shore and Shoreline
Village. Enjoy made-to-order savory vegetable, meat and cheese crepes and
delicious sweet crepes, including Nutella, banana, walnut and classic Madame
Suzette. Dine in or take out.
PROVENCE BOULANGERIE191 Park Ave. 433-8281
A little slice of France in Belmont Shore. In addition to more than a dozen
types of breads and an extensive list of hot and cold coffee drinks, Provence
offers soup, salads, cheese and meat plates as well as an expanded sandwich
selection. Special orders available. Open 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 7:30
a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday.
GEORGE'S GREEK DELI318 Pine Ave. 437-1184
Serving authentic, fresh homemade Greek food. The market and deli offers more
than 100 items, including feta, filo dough, olive oil, Greek olives, pastries
and Greek beer and wine. Delivery, catering, banquet facilities. Free parking at
the Long Beach Plaza Mall..
GREEK GRILL 1923 Broadway 432-1098
Casual Greek dining with a comfortable patio. Featuring the standard Greek
appetizers and salads, grilled meats and fish. Large selection of California and
Greek wine. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner every day.
MYKONOS5374 E. Second St. 434-1856
Mykonos features authentic Greek dishes like spanakopitas, Greek salads,
moussaka, lamb dishes and Greek desserts. There is an enclosed patio.
PAPA JON'S NATURAL FOODS 5006 E. Second St. 439-1059
Healthy soups, salads and sandwiches are served at the health bar. Soups are
made fresh daily and there are plenty of fresh juices to choose from. Cafe hours
are 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. all week.
KAMAL PALACE 6374 E. PCH, #A, Marina Pacific Mall 493-0255
Behind the AMC Theaters on the lower level, Kamal Palace offers a large
selection of Tandoori, curries and vegetarian dishes. Open all week for lunch
and dinner. A daily luncheon buffet is $5.95 and features more than 20 items.
NATRAJ 5262 E. Second St. 930-0930
Natraj brings the taste of India to the Shore. Indian specialties out of the
Tandoor clay oven include chicken, shrimp, kabobs and tikka. Beer and wine are
served. A feature is a lunch buffet for $5.95. Sunday champagne brunch for
$8.95. Takeout and catering are offered.
CLANCY'S 803 E. Broadway 437-1836
The original Irish pub in Long Beach. Lunch served 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Corned
beef and cabbage, and daily specials. Harp, Bass and Guinness on tap.
LIMERICKS5734 E. Second St., Naples 439-6507
For the perfect pint of Guinness and traditional Irish pub fare, go no further
than the "Isle of Naples." Winner of the Guinness Perfect Pint award for two
years. Lunch and dinner daily and Irish breakfast available all day.
O'MALLEY'S 140 Main St., Seal Beach 430-0631
An authentic Irish pub where locals meet to enjoy cheers and good food around
the open fire. Serving everything from traditional Irish dishes to American
cuisine. Open 7 a.m. to 1:30 a.m. every day. Full bar and patio.
CAFE PICCOLO 3222 E. Broadway 438-1316 ( Best Italian food
in the city. David's pick!)
Northern Italian cuisine served in an enchanting garden atmosphere. Meals
feature the freshest ingredients, including rare herbs grown on the premises.
Voted the most romantic restaurant in Long Beach. Open for lunch 11:30 a.m. to 2
p.m. Monday-Friday, for dinner at 5 p.m. each night.
ASCARIIn the Long Beach Hilton 1 World Trade Center 983-3400
The Hilton Hotel's restaurant features Italian and American cuisine in a fun,
casual atmosphere. Lunch and dinner entrees are prepared with a Mediterranean
accent. Open all week from 6:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Prices are moderate.
BACCHUS 5620 Second St., Naples 434-5250
This cozy Tuscan-style restaurant features Italian-Mediterranean dishes, as
well as daily pasta specials. An upstairs patio offers outdoor dining.
BUON GUSTO TRATTORIA5755 P.C.H. 494-7591, 498-1135
In the Ralph's shopping center at PCH and Bellflower, the Trattoria offers a
wood-burning pizza oven, traditional Italian dinners, deli sandwiches, antipasto
salads and a cappuccino bar. All items available for take-out. Catering features
platters and 3- to 6-foot sandwiches.
BUONA GENTE 5205 E. Second St. 438-8763
Buona Gente specializes in luxury gourmet pasta and pizzas, like the Margarita
Special, the Hawaiian, and the Buona Gente Supreme. There are 21 pasta lunches
and dinners. Beer and wine, take out and delivery.
CAFFE LA STRADA 4716 E. Second St. 433-8100
A real Italian-style cafe in Belmont Shore. Authentic Italian cuisine prepared
exactly to your order. Fresh fish, chicken and veal specialties. Fresh-baked
baguettes, beer and wine available. Open seven days, 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m.
CHRISTY'S 3937 E. Broadway 433-7133
Christy Bono has learned a lot about Italian cuisine from her father, Sonny.
Open 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday-Friday and 5-11 p.m. on weekends. Full bar and
catering available. Valet parking every day.
CIRIVELLO'S TRATTORIA 3843 E. Anaheim St. 434-9394
This comfortable trattoria is casual yet elegant. Choose from fresh pastas,
gnocchi, chicken, scampi and veal dishes. Open for lunch and dinner. Specials
are offered daily, including a reasonably priced buffet at lunch time.
DI PIAZZA 5205 E. P.C.H. 498-2461
Operated by the Di Piazza family in Long Beach, this family Italian restaurant
is across from Recreation Park Golf Course. They offer a wide selection of
Italian specialties, salads, sandwiches, grilled steaks and fish. The lounge
area provides a variety of entertainment after 9 p.m. Open seven days. Full bar
and catering available.
DOMENICO'S 5339 E. Second St. 439-0261
A tradition in the Shore, Domenico's features traditional Italian food. A star
is the original Domenico's salad. Open Monday-Saturday at 5 p.m., at 4 p.m. on
FRANCELLI'S 3404 E. Fourth St. 434-3441
Francelli's features thick-crust pizza, as well as a complete variety of
Italian dinners. The lunch menu starts at $3.95. Hot and cold sandwiches, beer
and wine available. Open seven days a week.
GAZZELLA 525 E. Broadway 495-7252
Classic Italian cuisine in a gorgeous setting. Featuring lamb, New York steak,
veal tenderloin and fresh fish. Gazzella is open 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for lunch,
then 5-9 p.m. for dinner Monday-Friday. Weekend hours are 5 to 10 p.m. Live
music on weekends. Private banquet facilities.
LA RIZZA'S PIZZA HOUSE 1837 E. Seventh St. 599-1080
Homemade, delicious pizza, lasagna, manicotti and other fine Italian dishes are
offered daily from 11:30 a.m. The La Rizzas have been serving fine food since
1960. Patio dining. Beer and wine served. Food to go available with free
LA TRAVIATA301 Cedar Ave. 432-8022
Located in the historic Willmore Building. If luxury, elegance and decadent
dining interests you, then this is the place. Live opera singers perform on the
NINO'S3853 Atlantic Blvd. 427-1003
The oldest Italian restaurant in Long Beach, Nino's reputation was established
by word of mouth. Vincenzo Cristiano, owner and chef since 1958, was born and
raised in Naples, Italy. Catering and banquet room available. Open for lunch and
PAPALUCCI'S 4611 E. Second St. 434-4454
Beautiful food, simply prepared and shared with family and friends. Pizza,
pasta, calzone and other specialties prepared daily from 11 a.m. All-you-can-eat
specials from 5 p.m. to closing. Beer and wine; carry out available, too.
PASTA AL DENTE 5856 Naples Plaza 433-1616
The place in Naples for homemade pasta dishes, as well as salads, gourmet
pizzas, veal, chicken and mouth-watering desserts. Open seven days at 5 p.m.
Patio dining available. great for holiday gatherings. One block from the canals
in Naples. Take out or delivery by Food Chasers. Catering.
PASTA PRESTO200 Pine Ave. 436-7200
Fresh, high-quality pasta dishes, salads, sandwiches, pizzas, all served in the
Pine Avenue atmosphere. Dine in, carry out, delivery and catering.
PORTOFINO ON PINE 95 Pine Ave. 435-5989
This Pine Avenue restaurant says true Italian. Wonderful antipasta, pizza,
close to 30 pasta dishes, grilled fish, veal, chicken and beef entrees. Open for
lunch and dinner.
ROUND TABLE PIZZA 4007 E. Ocean Blvd. 439-7799
Known as the "last honest pizza" Round Table offers fresh natural pizzas and
gourmet pizzas plus salads and sandwiches. DIne in and delivery.
SPAGHETTINI 3005 Old Ranch Parkway 596-2199
An Italian grill serving authentic Northern Italian cuisine prepared by an
award-winning chef. The restaurant's bar hosts nightly performances by some of
the area's best-named jazz musicians. Serving lunch and dinner at the corner of
the 405 and Seal Beach Boulevard.
SPAGHETTINI CUCINA 6467 E. P.C.H. in The Marketplace 431-3606
The owner of the popular Spaghettini in Seal Beach offers another location to
dine. This cucina in the Marketplace offers casual patio dining, a gourmet
Italian deli and bakery with fresh salads and sandwiches. Catering also
THE PIZZA PLACE 1431 E. Broadway 432-6000
A garden cafe to sample specialties such as lasagna, tortellinis, manicotti and
Pasta Primavera. There are 26 pizzas to choose from. Beer and wine, desserts,
cappuccino or espresso. Delivery available. Open from 11 a.m. to midnight.
Z PIZZA 4612 E. Second St. 987-4500
Z Pizza offers healthy, creative cuisine to go with a blend of taste and
tradition. 29 toppings to choose from. Salads, sub sandwiches and daily pasta
specials. Catering, delivery. 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday-Thursday and to 11
p.m. Friday and Saturday.
AKI SUSHI 1628 Seventh St. 436-8180
Sushi chef Aki San has opened a sushi bar in the Siamese Restaurant on Seventh
Street. Sushi and other Japanese cuisine, plus beer and wine are available. Open
Tuesday through Sunday for lunch and dinner.
DAIMON 16232 P.C.H., Huntington Beach 592-4862
Newly remodeled after 20 years, Daimon offers Japanese food, sushi and teppan
dining. The rock and roll is gone, allowing for a quiet dining experience. New
low prices. Happy hour seven days a week. Full cocktail bar available.
MIYAKO 2938 Clark Ave. 496-4561
Sushi, tempura, teriyaki bowls, noodle soups and combination plates are the
specialties at Miyako - all at reasonable prices. Beer and wine served. Open
Tues-Sat. 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
SUSHI OF NAPLES 5470 E. Second St., Naples 434-1122
Sushi Of Naples offers innovative Japanese cuisine, along with its extensive
sushi menu and traditional Japanese cuisine. Beer and wine are served. Open
seven days a week for lunch and dinner.
SUSHI SAURUS 5260 E. Second St. 439-1950
Sushi Saurus in the Shore offers more than alliteration. Open seven days a week
for lunch and dinner, this Japanese restaurant serves sushi, tempura, chicken
and beef entrees.
WASABI 200 Pine Ave. 901-0300
Pine Avenue's newest Japanese restaurant features sushi and teppan-yaki on two
levels of rock-n-roll fun. Full bar and even a limo to pick up parties of four
or more within a four-mile radius.
THE BAMBOO GRILL 21 S. 39th Pl. 434-1141
At the Bamboo Grill you'll experience authentic Korean barbecue and teriyaki.
These family recipes have traveled from Asia to your "backyard." All meals are
served fresh and cooked to order.
ALEGRIA 115 Pine Ave. 436-3388
A wondrous mosaic-tiled cocina and tapas bar, Alegria is a musical and dining
experience. Its unique menu offers many of Spain's most noteworthy treats,
including paella. Latin jazz, guitar music and flamenco shows. Call for details.
Serving lunch and dinner Mon.-Fri. Dinner only on Saturdays and Sundays.
LA PALAPA DEL MAR 4020 Olympic Plaza 433-5702
La Palapa is found where the sea meets the sand at the base of the Belmont
Plaza Pool. Serving Nuevo Latino cuisine, the combination of creativity and
ingredients results in a truly unique dining experience. Open for lunch Sat. and
Sun. and dinner Tues.-Sun. Happy hour 3-6 p.m. daily. Live jazz. Private banquet
VIVA RESTAURANT 644 Alamitos Ave. 435-4048
Adjacent to the Museum of Latin American Art, Viva features authentic Latin
American cuisine in a casual, stylish setting. Serving lunch Tuesday through
Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday brunch from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
ALADDIN GRILL & CAFE 200 Pine Ave. 951-1200
The wish for kebabs, falafel, Mediterranean-style salads and much more is the
command of Aladdin's. Lunch special daily. Belly dancer show on Friday and
Saturday evenings. Open for lunch and dinner. Beer and wine served. Hookah
available on the patio.
HOUSE OF MADAME JOJO 2941 Broadway 439-3672
A 1920s bordello setup that has changed the "product" to a very delicious
Mediterranean cuisine. Reviewed by many food critics as a fine dining
experience. The menu changes weekly and the prices are moderate.
MALVASIA MEDITERRANEAN TAVERNA5316 E. Second St. 433-5005
An extensive menu of hot and cold meze/antipasti/tapas, soups, salads, pastas,
risotto and paella. Grilled whole and fillet fish, lamb, veal and chicken dishes
prepared in the style of your favorite Mediterranean country will give you
plenty of reasons to return. Nicely priced beer and wine list.
OPEN SESAME MEDITERRANEAN GRILL 5215 E. Second St. 621-1698
Lebanese cuisine can be found on Second Street. Specialties including
appetizers, salads, pita sandwiches, vegetarian and kabob combination plates.
Lunch and dinner daily. Dine in or take out. Delivery available through Entree
BAJA SONORA MEXICAN GRILL 2940 Clark Ave. 421-5120
Fine fresh Mexican food and lots of it is what you can expect at Baja. Their 2
lb burrito and famous deep-fried hard tacos will have you coming back for more.
Open for lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Beer and wine also available.
CHIPOTLE 5246 E. Second St. 624-1046
Chipotle isn't just a smoked jalapeno pepper, it's the latest restaurant to
open on Second Street. Their fresh gourmet steak, chicken and carnitas burritos
and tacos are made to order.
LINDA'S MEXICAN DELIGHT 3500 E. Broadway 439-2121
Mexican food from start to finish, from chorizo to steak picado. Linda's
breakfast through dinner menu promises the richest Mexican food around. Nothing
is more than $5.25. Sunday brunch, food to go, catering offered.
PANAMA JOE'S 5100 E. Second St. 434-7417
Panama Joe's has been a Second Street fixture for years. It features award
winning Mexican dishes, including daily specials and a great happy hour. They
also offer a full bar and live entertainment nightly.
TACO SURF 5316 E. Second St. 434-8646
As the name suggests, tacos are in demand at this casual eatery. Featuring
fish, beef and chicken soft tacos as well as tostadas, burritos and salads.
Surf's at all the hot spots - Belmont Shore, Los Alamitos, Seal Beach and
Huntington Beach and Surfside.
TEQUILA JACK'S 407 Shoreline Dr., Shoreline Village 628-0454
Great Mexican food and 125 kinds of tequila combine to make Tequila Jack's
special. Come by for lunch, dinner, late night feasts or just for the fantastic
margaritas. There is a festive cantina lounge and plenty of seats on the
outdoor, waterfront patio with a view of the Aquarium and downtown skyline. Chef
Carlito Jacson is continually creating new and exciting appetizers and entrees.
CEDARS RESTAURANT 2943 E. Broadway 856-9022
Authentic Middle Eastern, Lebanese home cooking is the hallmark of this
Broadway restaurant. Kabobs, falafel, salads, hummus, taboli and more are
featured. Open for lunch and dinner. Closed Mondays.
DARYA KENAR 5470 E. Second St., Naples 439-6161
Experience superb Persian cuisine served in a charming atmosphere. The only
Persian restaurant in the Long Beach area. Serving the most authentic examples
of kabobs with saffron rice. Choose from fish, chicken, lamb or beef. Wine or
beer served. Open 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. every day for lunch and dinner. Free
delivery. Catering is available.
CAFE RUS 340 E. Fourth St. 951-1154
Cafe Rus boasts authentic Russian deli meats and cheeses, pastries, breads,
caviar and collectibles. Family run, and you can even stop in for a game of
CRAB POT215 Marina Dr. in Alamitos Bay Landing 430-0272
With a view of Alamitos Bay, Crab Pot offers fresh, fresh, fresh lobster,
crabs, seafood and shellfish. "Seafeasts" for two or more are their trademark,
and steak and chicken dinners also are available. There is dining on their
outdoor patio and a full bar. Open daily at 11 a.m. for lunch and dinner.
FISH TALE 5506 Britton Dr., Los Altos Market Center 594-8771
The oldest seafood restaurant in Long Beach, the Fish Tale features high
quality seafood, as well as chicken, steak, ribs and salads. Lunch and dinner
daily. Happy Hour, Monday through Friday 3-6 p.m.
JIMMY'S 6563 E. P.C.H., in the Marketplace 594-9479
Offering mesquite-grilled seafood, steak and chicken. Seafood Savings Time
until 6 p.m. daily. Patio dining. Open 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday, to
10 p.m. Friday-Saturday and to 9 p.m. Sunday. Visit their Seafood Market for
fresh seafood to go and party platters.
JOE'S CRAB SHACK 6500 Marina Dr. in Alamitos Bay Landing 594-6551
The lively Crab Shack atmosphere takes full advantage of the Alamitos Bay
Marina setting. The menu boasts many crab dishes, seafood platters, steak
combos, pastas and salads. Open for lunch and dinner.
SAM'S SEAFOOD 16278 P.C.H., Huntington Beach 592-1321
Sam's has been serving fresh seafood since 1922. A trip to Sam's is like a trip
to the islands, as patrons enjoy a tropical setting. Now offering a buffet
Sunday brunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Polynesian dance reviews on Friday nights.
UNCLE AL'S 401 E. First St. 436-2553
Uncle Al's is the place to get your seafood fix. Offering numerous grilled or
fried combo plates, as well as family specials. On the unique side, try Uncle
Al's salmon burgers and fish eggrolls, or take some fresh fish home and cook it
yourself. Lunch and dinner Monday-Saturday.
SANTA FE STATION 4101 Lakewood Blvd. 429-8700
Arturo Garcia of Dale's Diner brings his love for trains and Southwest cooking
together. Tasty Southwest dishes and authentic sauces, and trains running
overhead make this a fun family stopover. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner.
BANGKOK CUISINE 3426 E. Fourth St. 433-0093
The extensive menu includes spicy Thai salads, beef, chicken, pork and seafood.
Lunch specials from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Take-out, beer and wine available. Open 11
a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday-Thursday, to 9:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
PJ'S THAI BBQ 5372 E. Second St. 434-3565
PJ's offers a full menu of Oriental cuisine. A featured attraction is
combination lunches, and barbecue entrees. All items except combination dinners
are available to go. Private room for parties up to 12. PJ's is open from 11
a.m. to 9 p.m. every day.
SOPHIE'S 3720 E. Anaheim St. 494-1763
Formerly Ruth's Country Kitchen, Sophie's offers good home cooking at
reasonable prices. Open every day. Closed between 3-5 p.m. Breakfast served at 8
a.m. Lunch and dinner features Thai and Cambodian dishes. Patio dining.
STAR OF SIAM 2109 E. Broadway 439-1564
Star of Siam boasts more than 20 years of culinary delights where traditional
Thai cuisine is maintained and celebrated. World class beer and extensive wine
list. Open daily 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. except Tuesdays. Prices start at $4.75.
HOAI HUONG816 E. Anaheim St. 435-3877
Authentic Vietnamese cuisine from the simple to the exotic is featured. There
also are fresh-baked French baguettes, cakes and sandwiches. From rices, steaks
and chicken to crocodile, Hoai Huong has it all. Open 7 a.m.-9 p.m. daily. Now
offering exotic game: alligator, venison, ostrich and snake.