Eats and Sweets: Best Places to Dine in Downtown Long Beach


Long Beach is a vibrant community with delicious options for eating. We’ve rounded up nine restaurants (and two extras for your sweet tooth) of all different cuisine for you to check out during your #WeAllGrow Summit stay in California.

Berlin Bistro:

If you’re looking to get an exceptional cup of joe while shopping around the East Village Arts District, you have to stop in Berlin Bistro. This contemporary café serves up a unique blend of healthy cuisine and bold brews.

From cappuccinos, to espressos, to red eyes, Berlin Bistro has it all. Against the backdrop of reclaimed wood and, your Instagram pictures will pop with pictures of a fresh entrees, that include delicious finger foods, refreshing salads and vegan pastries. Download their breakfast, brunch, and lunch and dinner menus here.

Bo Beau Kitchen + Roof Tap:

Located in Downtown Long Beach, Bo Beau Kitchen + Roof Tap offers a casual, urban atmosphere and features California-French comfort food. Complete with a roof tap beer garden, the restaurant has delicious, reasonable priced food to dig into after a long.

Check out the amazing gallery; we already have a few photo-shoot ideas in store. But even if you’re just in the mood to relax, Bo Beau Kitchen + Roof Tap is a great setting to kick back with a glass of wine and discuss the day’s events with your newest friends.

The Attic on Broadway

If you’re craving southern comfort food in a 1920s style bungalow, then you have to stop in to The Attic on Broadway. Most known for their mac n’ cheetos, The Attic on Broadway is unique and carefree. Prices here range from $8 to $30 so it’s great if you’re in the mood for a quick bite to eat or someplace inexpensive. The menu items range from breakfast, to appetizers, to dinner and lunch. Check it out here.

555 East:

Vacations always call for a steak dinner, so look no further than 555 East American Steakhouse. This restaurant offers a classic, yet comfortable ambiance with a delicious menu and an award-winning wine list. Whether you want to stop in for lunch, dinner or even just dessert, 555 East has it all.  Choose from their extensive wine list, and pair with a delicious steak (cooked to your liking), pasta and chicken, or choose from a variety of seafood options.

Lola’s Mexican Cuisine:

If you’re in the mood for a fiesta, head on over to Lola’s Mexican Cuisine. Everything is made from scratch and Lola’s serves quality ingredients, using only the choicest meats, poultry and fish. Brought to you from the kitchens of Guadalajara, Mexico, come enjoy lunch or dinner in the dining room or relax on the outside patio. Peruse their menu; platillos del mar, enchiladas, burritos, tacos de lujo and so much more will make your decision tough but it’s guaranteed to be delicious.


Looking for a modern eatery? Venture to Downtown Long Beach and stop in at Restauration. According to the restaurant’s website, Restauration is a combination of two words that define the Long Beach community: restaurant and restore. This eatery brings old American cuisine, while embracing modern flare.All food is locally sourced and responsibly grown, using seasonal ingredients based on the Southern and Central Californian lifestyle. You can order online and the best part – happy hour is every day from 3 – 6:30 p.m. Enjoy $4-$6 beer, wine and select food specials. You don’t want to miss out on Restauration.

Number Nine:

If you’re in the mood for Vietnamese cuisine, Number Nine Noodles and Beer is the place to be. This restaurant focuses on clean, simple, healthy and enjoyable experience in a modern atmosphere.

You’re able to order online at Number Nine and their menu boosts a ton of options all for under $15. Definitely consider this noodle bar if you’re in the mood for a delicious yet cheaper dinner.

Beachwood BBQ and Brewing:

Everyone loves a good barbeque and Beachwood BBQ is just the place to satisfy your craving. With an endless array of traditions and techniques, Beachwood likes it low and slow. While they take their time preparing your dish, they make sure it’s worth the wait.

Somewhere between tradition and innovation, Beachwood has found their groove with perfectly cooked pork and 22 beers to choose from. You may need a while to look through their savvy menu.

P3 Artisan Pasta:

We didn’t forget about our pasta lovers so head on over to P3 Artisan Pasta to get those Italian dishes you’ve been yearning for. Start off with a spinach artichoke dip (because who doesn’t love that), and choose between a variety of pizzas and homemade pastas. And if you’re gluten free, no worries – P3 has options for gluten free pasta. Additionally, there is an extensive wine list to pair perfectly with any Italian dish.

Check out the full menu to start planning out your meals!

For those of us with a sweet tooth…

For anyone looking for a sweet fix, Guanabana and Afters Ice Cream are two great options. Guanabana serves delicious ice creams and sorbets topped with tropical fruit. Pick from one, two or three scoops of ice cream from a variety of flavors, or go the drink route and choose a smoothie, juice, shaved ice or milk shake.

Do you love donuts? Do you enjoy ice cream? What about together? If you want to find out if this is your new favorite dessert, then head on over to Afters Ice Cream. Known for this combination (called a milky bun), this unique ice cream parlor will leave your taste buds in a frenzy. Of course, you don’t have to pair your ice cream with a donut. Whatever you decide, make sure to stop by this California adventure.

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