Beer Belly is a beer bar focused on serving craft beer, and crafty food. At the corner of Long Beach Blvd and 3rd, this downtown gem is full of surprises. They feature craft beers from all over the greater Los Angeles region and are committed to cultivating an appreciation for the quality and creativity behind craft beer. Don’t forget to check out their hidden tiki bar, if you can find it! 😉
Susan has been an esthetician and skin care professional for over 17 years. She customizes facials to each individuals skin type, needs and personal goals using holistic therapy such as facial acupressure and essential oils. Susan is a firm believer in wellness and relaxation on top of good skin care, if you’re seeking expert advice on how to get your skin looking 100, she is your woman! On top of all that, her space is a hidden oasis of relaxation. Book your appointment online!
Kiwi Nail Lounge is a fun and classy getaway from the regular nail experience, focused on you – pampering you, treating you, making you feel beautiful, and having a party while they do it. Prepare to be greeted with a warm smile, relax in one of their leather lounge chairs, or pull up to the nail bar and enjoy a bottle of water, juice, iced/hot tea or coffee. It can get tiring shopping down 2nd street, so why not kick off your shoes and let the girls at kiwi salon pamper you.
Massage by Staci specializes in neck and shoulder release, as well whole body. People tend to hold stress and tension in the neck area and she can provide deep structural work to free and mobilize these areas. She is nationally certified in personal training and can also recommend stretches and exercises to help correct muscle imbalances or pain. Whether you’ve slept wrong or just feeling stressed Staci has got you covered.
The Potholder Cafe is the undisputed “King” of Long Beach when it comes to breakfast, which they proudly serve all day. Weekday mornings and early afternoons find plenty of starving artists and blue-collar diners wolfing down stacks of pancakes and bacon. Weekends are packed with hungry friends and families enjoying the atmosphere and history of this Belmont Heights landmark. So the next time you’re in the mood for waffles at 1pm be sure to check in to any of their 4 locations in LB.
A house turned restaurant the coziness factor is real, add fresh Southern cuisine with a Southern California twist, what more can you ask for? Be sure to add the Attic to your LB bucket list, from the welcoming staff to the bloody mary with a slider on top, you will not be disappointed.
For all you romantics out there 555 steakhouse is the perfect combination of sexy and cool. The talented piano player sets the scene while the vast selection of wine elevates the mood. Top it off with an exquisite dish and you got yourself the perfect date night. Thank me later.
Rainbow juices was born out of a natural expansion of love for delicious, living foods and a passion to educate and serve others says the owners Donna and Chrissy. Rainbow Juices take the time to provide you with the very best juice on the planet: sourcing the freshest local, organic ingredients and cold-pressing it to perfection. The result is always a delicious, raw, living juice that contains the nutrients to keep you happy, healthy and thriving!
Nestled in the heart of ‘Retro Row,’ Lola’s seamlessly blends traditional and contemporary culinary creations drawing inspiration from all over Mexico while staying true to original family recipes passed down from generations. Everything they serve is farm-to-table fresh ingredients. Their green salsa has become famous in the area, affectionately known as “green crack,” and luckily it’s available for purchase by the pint and half pint. Although it’s a great spot any day of the week (and brunch on the weekend), you won’t want to miss Taco Tuesday where guests will enjoy $2 tacos and $2 Pacifico’s that will satisfy both the carnivore’s and vegans among us!
Since 1999 Open Sesame has offered cuisine created from scratch with heart and passion – to nourish and revive memories of the flavors and traditions that the owner, Ali Kobeissi cherishes. His love of herbs and spices began at age 15, when he worked for a neighborhood spice factory in Lebanon. Now with two locations, open sesame brings the flavors of tradition to our part of the world.
This boutique Thai restaurant is like no other, in the heart of the East Village, Thai District is a must stop for locals and visitors alike. Some of their signature dishes include a spicy lemongrass soup and Khao soi, a house specialty from the owner’s hometown in Northern Thailand. Your taste buds will never be the same!
Sushi On Fire is all about good food and fun! Serving some of the best fusion and traditional Japanese sushi dishes since 2005. All items are prepared with authentic Japanese ingredients, flavored by their famous recipes, and presented to you in the Sushi On Fire style. As they would say, “Come light the fuse!”
La Parolaccia Osteria is a family owned and operated restaurant with a relaxed and intimate atmosphere where everyone is treated like family! Perfect for birthday celebrations, date night or just to enjoy some delicious pasta and wine, which is never scarce around these parts. You are sure to leave happy and satisfied.
If you’re looking for comfort on a cold day Sophy’s has got you covered. With their array of Cambodian and Thai dishes you are bound to find a bowl that fits your needs. Not to mention the the Phnom Penh noodles, Beef jerky, and the BBQ pork are divine! and with the largest population of cambodian residents in the nation, here in Long Beach, there is no question they know their dishes.
Hole Mole restaurants are the definition of “Southern California Comfort Food.” They are a family-owned and operated chain servicing Long Beach, Carson, Tustin, Huntington Beach and Costa Mesa, but don’t let the word “chain” fool you. For anyone looking for that authentic Ensenada style fish taco, Hole Mole is what you seek. From the crema to the fresh fish, add a little of their tasty salsa and you got yourself a taco tuesday straight from baja.
It’s game day and MVP’s really is Long Beach’s MVP. They have it all, meaty American style burgers, huge baskets of seasoned fries and an outdoor patio. You can watch the big game and chow down on a delicious burger, sounds like a home run to us!
A Long Beach favorite since 2013, Michael’s Downtown transforms the freshest locally sourced ingredients into Italian-inspired dishes like hand-made pasta and wood-fired pizza. It’s the quality of food, combined with their warm and casual atmosphere, that has made Michael’s Downtown the go-to spot for fresh and healthy Italian food.
With the growing Vegetarian/Vegan movement, it’s no surprise Long Beach has one of the best veggie restaurants in Cali! This vegan eatery started as a food truck and has stayed true to their artisan approach throughout the years. Their menu changes with seasonal produce and all their condiments are made from scratch. Whether your appetite requires a hearty Irish Stew, Kimchi Tacos, or a Warm Cauliflower salad; their variety of offerings is sure to fill you up and treat your taste buds.
The crazy little taco truck that used Twitter and started a food revolution in 2008 with the game changer known as the Korean Short Rib Taco. So popular you need to check their social media to see where they’ll be parked for the day. In just under a decade, Kogi has become a southern california institution, whether it be the tacos, blackjack and kimchi quesadillas, the blue moon mulita or their chocolate tres leches cake, you are in for a life changing experience.
This Sunday tradition is the perfect place to grab a bite from one of the many vendors, sample artisanal foods, pick up farm fresh produce, shop local artists or just enjoy a Sunday stroll. There is truly something for everyone at this beautiful waterfront market.
Starts at 9 AM
Ends at 1 PM
This fabulous boutique perfectly exemplifies the owner’s rebellious spirit and love for music.
Lori is a fashion angel sent from rock and roll heaven, here to glam you up. She will help you put together a personalized look that helps you step outside your usual comfort zone and elevate your style with the unique edge you’re looking for. With Lori’s help, you will be feeling and looking like a queen in no time!
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