Cuisine: American

The Good Bar

The Good Bar, located in the former storefront belonging to Dick and Fay’s Cafe Bistro (we’re throwin’ it way back!), has been a favorite watering hole along the 7th Street corridor for the past seven years. With a menu of pub food, ice-cold beer on tap and creative cocktails, it’s the go-to place for a good and flavorful time. Most all menu items can be made vegan, too.

 

3316 E. 7th Street
Long Beach, CA 90804

Legend’s

Founded by former L.A. Rams offensive lineman Dennis Harrah, Legends has been an iconic place to gather for more than 40 years.  Enjoy a menu beefy burgers, buckets of tangy wings, pasta, steaks, salads and more. Belly up to the long bar for an ice-cold rew or handcrafted cocktail, check out the fleet of flat screens for the latest sporting events, dine indoors or stake claim to a sidewalk table. They don’t call it Legends for nothing.

Signature Drink:
Pink Lemon Drop Martini, Jack Daniels Tennessee Apple or 16-ounce Stella Artois $0

Included with Dine Out Long Beach menu

Imaginary Breadsticks $3

While these are just that, imaginary, you'll get nourishment knowing that 100% of proceeds go to Restaurants Care, a non-profit assisting California restaurant owners and workers facing hardship.

5236 E. 2nd Street
Long Beach, CA 90803

555 East

555 East is the quintessential American steakhouse and a Long Beach dining destination for nearly four decades. Located in the East Village, 555 East offers a classic culinary experience amid an ambiance of rich woods, leather banquettes, brass rails and more. Open for lunch and dinner, the restaurant features a menu of prime steaks coupled with appetizers, soups, salads and seafood. The bar is armed with skilled mixologists who can shake and stir with the best of them.

Signature Drink:
Add Wine Pairings$35

Available with Dine Out Long Beach menu

555 E. Ocean Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90802

Phil Trani’s

Phil Trani’s is one of Long Beach’s legendary and legacy restaurants.  The restaurant feels more like an all-inclusive social club brimming with sports legends and local celebrities.  And, while that’s all appetizing, it’s the menu that is the real superstar on any given night. From shareable appetizers and salads to main courses that include shrimp creole, flat iron steak and a slew of other tantalizing dishes. Wine, beer and cocktails play a significant role as well.

 

 

Signature Drink:
Glass of Chardonnay or Cabernet$7

Francis Coppola Diamond Collection

Cosmo or Spritzer$10

Made with Grey Goose Essence

3490 Long Beach Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90807

Schooner or Later

Overlooking the bobbing boats at Alamitos Bay is Schooner or Later, featured on Diners, Drive-ins and Dives hosted by Guy Fieri (who served as the general manager at Parkers’ Lighthouse back in the ’90s).  Known for serving bodacious breakfasts and extra-large lunches, Schooner and Later has been a local favorite for decades.  Wine and Schooners of Beer Served.

241 N Marina Dr,
Long Beach, CA 90803

Belmont Brewing Co.

For more than 30 years, the Belmont Brewing Co. has been brewing craft beer at the foot of the Belmont Pier. With its spacious outdoor patio overlooking the ocean and a menu of savory elevated pub fare, from the signature lobster bisque and clam chowder to a selection of salads, steaks, sandwiches, beefy burgers and pastas dishes, the Belmont Brewing Co. is Long Beach’s oldest and most revered craft brewery.

 

 

 

Signature Drink:
Grey Goose Essence $10

STRAWBERRY & LEMONGRASS or
WATERMELON & BASIL or
WHITE PEACH & ROSEMARY

25 39th Place
Long Beach, CA 90803

DOGZ BAR & GRILL

Dogz Bar & Grill is a Belmont Shore favorite specializing in gourmet hot dogs and sausages with an endless assortment of condiments and toppings.  Ice-cold beer is touted as too cold to hold because it’s kept consistently below 29 degrees.  Add to the mix a selection of shareable appetizers, wines by the glass and a full bar of handcrafted cocktails.  Dogz is inviting, laid back and, yes, dog-friendly.  Check out the daily specials and stop by for Yappy Hour with your four-legged friends. IMAGINARY DOG BONE: $3 

Signature Drink:
Stella Artois$
Jalapeno Pineapple Margarita$12

Olmeca Altos Tequila w/fresh pineapple juice, lime and jalapeno

Dogz Mule$12

Jameson Irish Whiskey w/fresh lime juice and ginger beer

Lavender Lemonade$12

Absolut Elyx with fresh lemon juice, simple syrup and lavender extract

5300 E. 2nd Street (at Glendora Avenue)
Long Beach, CA 90803

Naples Rib Company

For nearly 30 years. Naples Rib Co. has been the go-to place in Long Beach for saucy ribs. Slow roasted and fall off the bone goodness, coupled with onion bricks, salads, cornbread and a long list of libations makes Naples Rib Co. a neighborhood favorite.

 

 

 

 

Signature Drink:
Rib Co. Mai Tai$10

Orange and Pineapple Juice, Disaronna, Light Rum, Dark Rum Float

5800 E 2nd Street
Long Beach, CA 90803

The Crooked Duck

The Crooked Duck, located at the corner of Clark Avenue and PCH,  is straight-up delicious and the go-to place for breakfast and lunch.  Owners Joey and Shelley Rooney welcome guests with a bevy of favorites, from omelets and avocado toast to bodacious burgers and stacked sandwiches.  Wine and beer available, too.

 

 

Signature Drink:
Bottomless Mimosa$3

Monday thru Thursday

5096 E Pacific Coast Hwy
Long Beach, CA 90804