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Top Places To Eat In Long Beach



Vegan Castle, photo by Yelp user Roya K

Yelp’s Top 50 Places to Eat is a list unlike any other “best of” out there. Sure, you’ll see your obvious local favorites on the list, but it’s also chock full of hidden gems and off-the-beaten-path joints like Crack tucked away at the Bixby Village Golf Course, shelling out their famous bacon jam burgers. From fine dining to shawarma food trucks — find them all in Yelp’s Top 50 Places to Eat in Long Beach.

Did your favorite restaurant make it into the top 50? Let us know on Twitter and Instagram. Remember, we only know how good a spot is if you take the time to review it. So share your thoughts on Yelp, and maybe your favorites will be on next year’s list! 

Topping this year’s best best places to eat list is BMORE Protein Pub, a small little spot below The Current apartments with a secret pizza menu and the incredible hospitality of owners Rodrigo Inacio and his wife Bianca Moreira.

Pro tip: You’re going to want to make a note of these spots, so we made it easy for you. For great businesses at your fingertips, get the Top 50 to-go. Follow this collection on Yelp.

  1. BMORE Protein Pub (Alamitos Beach)
Photo by BMORE Protein Pub

Cuisine:  Breakfast, pizza, desserts

Yelpers say: “Friendly neighborhood coffee shop with a modern vibe. We had the Cuban sandwich and an açaí bowl. Both were delicious and “made with love” I had the Brazilian matcha latte and it was perfect. Not too sweet…light and fresh just the way I like it.”
– Jacqueline A.

2. Crack (Bixby Village)

Photo by Yelp user Koko K.

Cuisine:  American, burgers

Yelpers say: “We tried the Dirty Bird and the Bacon Jam burgers and we were split on which one we loved more (Dirty Bird gets my vote). The owner Dave is super friendly and accommodating. Eating here feels like you’re having burgers in a friend’s backyard. It’s amazing. You’ll understand what I mean when you try it.” -Shant C

3. Dutch’s Brewhouse (Bixby Knolls)

Photo by Yelp user David Y.

Cuisine:  Pizza, brewery

Yelpers say: “I loved the pizza I chose which was the Speck N Zaa because I love the arugula, lemon and Parmesan cheese combination. The lemon kinda balances out the peppery flavor of the arugula. 5 stars for their service, convenient online ordering system and of course, their food! We would definitely come back but to dine in this time so we can try out their other pizzas and their beer.” -Sharon R

4. Wide Eyes Open Palms (Rose Park South)

Photo by Wide Eyes Open Palms

Cuisine:  Seasonal, breakfast

Yelpers say: “It’s adorable with a unique selection of rotating wines and grab and go foods. The patio is perfect for brunch or to do some work. The service and vibes are incredible, everyone is so friendly and knowledgeable about the foods they are making. The chef makes so many great pastries and balanced dishes, with local finds. My personal favorite being the egg biscuit with a side salad.” -Kat T

5. Country Kitchen (California Heights)

Photo by Yelp user Nate W.

Cuisine:  Breakfast, southern

Yelpers say: “I ordered the Portuguese sausage and it was so good it reminded me of the last time I had Portuguese sausage in Kauai.  I will definitely return.” -Ana B

6. Tasty Food To Go (Eastside)

7. Vida Juice (Eastside)

8. @Sushi (Belmont Shore)

9. Steel Cup Cafe (Traffic Circle)

10. Pita Pitaki (California Heights)

11. The HipPea (Rose Park South)

12. Joliza’s Tacos (South Wrigley)

13. MeeMa’s (Bixby Knolls)

14. OBRA Bakery (Bixby Village)

15. Vegan Castle (Westside)

16. Grilled Fraiche (Los Altos)

17. The Wild Chive (Bluff Park)

18. Next-Kitchen (Downtown)

19. A&J Seafood Shack (Zaferia)

20. District Wine (East Village)

21. Frostbites Crepes & Frozen Delights (Traffic Circle)

22. Beach City Deli & BBQ (Traffic Circle)

23. Haewah Dal (Belmont Shore)

24. Cali Bowls (Memorial Heights)

25. Let’s Yolk About It (Belmont Shore)

26. Pad Thai Classic (Rose Park South)

27. Taboon Mediterranean (Bixby Knolls)

28. The Firkin Pub & Grill (Belmont Heights)

29. La Chancla Mexican Grill (Rose Park)

30. 39 Degrees (Eastside)

31. Sushi Mafia (East Village)

32. Chiki Fruit And Bionicos (Bixby Knolls)

33. Thunderbolt Pizza (Bixby Knolls)

34. TacoMasa (Belmont Heights)

35. Willmore Wine Bar (Bixby Knolls)

36. Seabirds Kitchen (North Alamitos Beach)

37. The Local Spot (Bixby Village)

38. Cafe Gazelle (Belmont Shore)

39. Cassidy’s Corner Cafe (Bixby Knolls)

40. Manaow (Belmont Heights)

41. VBurger (Rose Park South)

42. Bixby Joe (Bixby Knolls)

43. Linda’s Mexican Delights (Eastside)

44. Sushi Kinoya (Los Altos)

45. Joe Jost’s (Zaferia)

46. JJ Italian Deli (North Pine)

47. Phnom Penh Noodle Shack (Cambodia Town)

48. The Wrigley Tavern & Garden (South Wrigley)

49. Pepe and Chepito’s Tacos (Los Altos)

50. Alibaba Mediterranean Restaurant (Eastside)

Methodology: This is an all-time list of the Top Places to Eat in Long Beach according to Yelp. We identified businesses in the restaurant category on Yelp, then ranked those spots using a number of factors, including the total volume and ratings of reviews. This list looked at businesses in the Long Beach area.  All businesses were marked open on Yelp as of June 30 2022. When available, all businesses on this list have a passing health score as of June 30, 2022.

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