Cuisine: Italian

Nico’s

Located on Naples Island, Nico’s is a local favorite offering an array of  Italian specialties coupled with creative cocktails and a thoughtful wine list.

Signature Drink:
Absolut Elyx Cocktail$10
Patz & Hall Dutton Ranch Chardonnay $17
5760 E 2nd St,
Long Beach, CA 90803

Vino e Cucina Trattoria Italiana

Enjoy authentic Italian cuisine and hospitality at Vino e Cucina. This family-owned restaurant prides itself on time-honored recipes and traditions with a long and toast-worthy wine list to pair with your favorite pasta, pizza or antipasti.

4501 E Carson St. (at Norse Way)
Long Beach, CA 90808

Modica’s Deli

For more than 25 years Modica’s Deli has been the go-to place for authentic Italian fare, including pasta dishes and paninis. Family-owned and situated in the heart of the East Village Arts District on the ground level of the historic Cooper Arms Building, Modica’s also boasts a thoughtful wine list with plenty of outdoor seating.

 

455 E. Ocean
Long Beach, CA 90803

Michael’s on Naples

Michael’s On Naples is the standard for creative Italian dining on Naples Island. Featuring a menu of small plates, classic and contemporary Italian fare plus a curated wine list and hand-crafted cocktails, this is the go-to place for everyday dining and special occasions. Select the more formal dining room on the ground level or make your way to the Rooftop Bar for apertivo and conversation.

 

 

 

5616 E 2nd St
Long Beach, CA 90803

Buono’s Authenic Pizzeria

Buono’s Authentic Pizzeria is locally owned for more than half a century with two Long Beach locations on Willow Avenue and on Ocean Blvd. in Downtown Long Beach.  From the pizza fashioned from hand-kneaded dough made fresh daily, to the homemade sauces and sausages, to the fresh mozzarella and gas-fired brick ovens, eating at Buono’s is like dining at a pizzeria in the Old Country. When you order any of our Italian specialties, such as lasagna, spaghetti, eggplant parmigiana, or linguine e vongole, you are tasting a bit of Italy in the heart of Downtown Long Beach!  IMAGINARY BREADSTICKS – SUPPORTING RESTAURANTS CARE AND CALIFORNIA RESTAURANT WORKERS. 

250 W. Ocean Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90802

Michael’s Pizzeria Naples Island

Fired at 800 degrees in a traditional Napoli pizza oven imported from Italy, Michael’s Pizzeria offers a selection of authentic D.O.P. pizza served whole or sliced upon request. A thoughtful list of appetizers, salads, wine and beer are also available.