Agaves, named for the plant the produces tequila, is a popular Downtown Long Beach dining destination featuring authentic Mexican food, small plates and a vast selection of tequila. The kitchen churns out consistently good food and the bar never missed it's mark when it comes to creating innovative drinks. On the weekends and select evenings, the restaurant is transformed into Agaves Ultra Lounge featuring handcrafted cocktail coupled with high octane DJs.
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.
For more than 40 years Super Mex has been a staple of authentic Mexican food in Long Beach. The Belmont Shore location recently unveiled its new look with the addition of a full bar and sidewalk dining. The menu features timeless dishes, such as burritos, tacos, quesadillas and tostados with never-ending supply of homemade chips and salsa delivered to the table.
Ray Lasher and Chef Raquel Jubran, who collaborated together at Lasher's in Belmont Heights, have reunited at Lasher's Kitchen. Featuring a menu of small plates, classic dishes with contemporary twists, and some favorite signature items from the original Lasher's (including the famed meatloaf, fried green tomatoes and creamy clam chowder), Lasher's Kitchen serves lunch and dinner plus brunch on weekends. The thoughtful wine and beer list, coupled with Ray's hospitality, have made this a popular dining destination since it's opening in 2017.