Top Restaurants in Long Beach, CA

Fine dining and affordable dining are both possible in Long Beach. However, sometimes finding the right restaurant can be a difficult choice. And often there will be some amazing places to dine that are incredibly difficult to find.  Below we discuss some restaurants that we have heard good reviews about from local neighbors. Are these the best in Los Angeles County? You be the judge…


Original Fish Company in Long Beach CAOriginal Fish Company sidesteps the middle man, so fresh high quality fish is delivered in every serving.  The buyers pay top dollar to bring the best and last catch (for total freshness) of the day from fisherman that take only short trips.  Once the fresh fish is brought to the restaurant whole, it is stored in conditions that retain their “fresh caught” quality.  The equipment that is used to preserve this freshness is “state of the art” equipment.


The Original Fish Company has been a family-owned business since they opened, on February 1, 2981.  Many staff members have been with the company for more than ten years.  This is not a “chain restaurant” by design, as they put the time and dedication in offering the freshest fish with the best customer service possible.


This amazing fresh fish market and restaurant can be found at: 11061 Los Alamitos Boulevard. The fish market opens daily at 9 a.m., and the restaurant opens at 11 am every day.  For more information, they can be reached at: 562-594-4553, or visit their website at


11061 Los Alamitos Blvd, Los Alamitos, CA 90720James Republic offers great food, exceptional service, and reasonable prices (most dishes are under $20 – which is awesome considering the care and freshness delivered on every plate).  The menu changes daily, depending on what the local markets are offering on a particular day.  No matter what is on the menu, you can be assured that it has locally fresh ingredients and is naturally raised poultry, fish and meat.  All the dishes are prepared with love, and the chefs all have a special passion for food.


Most of the food served at James Republic is comprised of organic, natural, local and seasonal products.  This combination ensures that everything is served without chemicals, preservatives, growth hormones or by-products.  Stop in today to experience local flavors that are at their peak of freshness.  The address is: 500 East 1st Street, Long Beach, CA  90802.  They open at 6:30 a.m. every morning, to serve you are hot and fresh breakfast.  Brunch is offered on the weekends, between 10:30 am and 3 pm.  For more information, call 562-901-0235.



George’s Greek Café


You can find excellent Greek cuisine in southern California.  Due to the popularity among locals, the great food that speaks for itself, this once humble delicatessen has expanded to several locations, including the airport, university and two Long Beach locations (5316 East 2nd Street and 135 Pine Avenue).


Whether you are meeting friends to enjoy happy hour (every day between 3 pm and 7 pm), having a family reunion, impressing a date, or planning a wedding reception, give us a call at: 562-433-1755 or 562-437-1184


Malarkey’s Grill and One Hell of an Irish Bar


168 N Marina Dr, Long Beach, CA 90803During the week, the doors of this establishment open at 11:30 am, and on the weekend; they open at 8:00 am.  Come join us at: 168 North Marina Drive in Long Beach, CA, every Sunday night between 4 and 8 pm, they offer “band night”, which presents a new blues artist from around the globe.  For more information, give them a call at: 562-598-9431, or visit their website at




We hope that these local insights were helpful. By no means are we affiliated with any of the places mentioned. We are simply forwarding recommendations from friends who live in Long Beach, CA.


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