Panoramic sunset views, ocean waves, museums, a lighthouse, and the historic Queen Mary are among the best things to do in Long Beach, California. The city is bursting with romantic dining venues offering the perfect end to a beautiful day along the sunny coastline. From the Spanish flair of Café Sevilla to the fresh seafood of Boathouse on the Bay to the classic Mediterranean fare of Café Ambrosia, the range of dining options in this coastal getaway is phenomenal. Couples can choose from oceanfront, rooftop, upscale, casual, and urban locations for that just right dining experience.
1. 555 East American Steakhouse
2. Boathouse on the Bay
3. BO-beau kitchen and roof tap
4. Restaurants in Long Beach: Cafe Sevilla
5. Claire's at the Museum
6. Restaurants in Long Beach: Ellie's
7. Fuego - Maya Hotel
8. La Parolaccia Osteria Italiana
9. Restaurants in Long Beach: La Traviata
10. L'Opera Ristorante
11. Michael's on Naples
12. Restaurants in Long Beach: Nick's on 2nd
14. Parkers' Lighthouse
15. Queensview Steakhouse
16. Tantalum Restaurant
17. Thai District
18. The Reef Restaurant
19. Restaurants in Long Beach: Utopia
20. Vino E Cucina
The 22 Best Restaurants in Long Beach, CA near me today according to local experts are:
- 1. 555 East American Steakhouse
- 2. Boathouse on the Bay
- 3. BO-beau kitchen and roof tap
- 4. Restaurants in Long Beach: Cafe Sevilla
- 5. Claire's at the Museum
- 6. Restaurants in Long Beach: Ellie's
- 7. Fuego - Maya Hotel
- 8. La Parolaccia Osteria Italiana
- 9. Restaurants in Long Beach: La Traviata
- 10. L'Opera Ristorante
- 11. Michael's on Naples
- 12. Restaurants in Long Beach: Nick's on 2nd
- 13. Nico's
- 14. Parkers' Lighthouse
- 15. Queensview Steakhouse
- 16. Tantalum Restaurant
- 17. Thai District
- 18. The Reef Restaurant
- 19. Restaurants in Long Beach: Utopia
- 20. Vino E Cucina
More Ideas: Hotel Maya in Long Beach
The Hotel Maya, located near downtown Long Beach, California, is a great launching point for any trip to the city. Only minutes from a variety of shops, restaurants, beaches, and attractions, Hotel Maya keeps guests right in the heart of things.
For days that guests don't want to hit the city, Hotel Maya provides their own beach, a heated swimming pool, and many other ways to relax and recharge.
Guest rooms at Hotel Maya are decorated in a contemporary beach house style. They feature dark wood flooring accented by brightly colored walls and open, modern furniture. Large floor to ceiling windows look out onto excellent views of the beach or skyline to help immerse guests in their California experience. All rooms also come with deluxe bathroom products, a flat screen HD television, ergonomic office chairs with a work desk, high-speed internet, a coffeemaker, a mini-fridge, a clock radio with MP3 connections, and the Sweet Dreams sleep experience.
Hotel Maya guest rooms come with either one king sized bed or two queen beds. Rooms come with either a view of the beach or skyline. Options are available for either a large wall of windows facing the bed for great views as guests fall asleep or an added on balcony for enjoying the warm ocean air. Deluxe rooms are also available, and they come with an additional sitting area with modern sofas and a sofa sleeper.
For guests seeking more space, Hotel Maya offers the Loft and Presidential suites. The Loft Suite features two stories for a total of 600 square feet of space. The first floor features a full sized living room with plenty of sitting space and a sofa sleeper as well as an attached patio. The second floor features the master bedroom with a king sized bed. The Presidential Suite features two side-by-side rooms, the living room and bedroom, for a total of 900 square feet. The Presidential Suite also features its own patio and sleeper sofa and offers views of both the bay and the Long Beach skyline.
For the mobility or hearing impaired, Hotel Maya offers specialized rooms to make guests' stays more enjoyable and convenient. The rooms feature a roll in shower and queen beds. Special visual notifications tell guests when the phone and doorbells are going off as well as a visual alarm for aiding in waking up in the morning. Staff members are also always available to help in any way needed.
Fuego is a restaurant that seeks to immerse guests in a Latin dining experience. It features indoor and outdoor dining with decor that features tasteful Latin influences. The establishment enjoys greats views of the beach and bay as well as the Queen Mary. The indoor area is still exposed to the open air so guests can continue to enjoy the ocean breezes. The dining area features a beautiful wooden wall made from driftwood, intricate tiled floor in a Latin design of gold and green, and whicker chairs. The outside patio features a wide variety of seating options surrounded by palm trees. There are patio style tables and chairs, wooden beach booths with canopies for avoiding the sun, and bungalow style dining rooms made from driftwood for the ultimate beach side dining experience.
The menu at Fuego carries on with the Latin experience by offering coastal cuisine influenced by Mexico, Latin America, and South America. The emphasis of the menu is fresh seafood with platters of shrimp, mussels, lobster, and oysters available as well as fish such as halibut and sea bass pan seared in succulent sauces such as pistachio citrus butter. For those who aren't looking for seafood, Fuego has a number of dishes to satisfy such as filet mignon in a chili glaze, Brazilian short ribs, and grilled lamb chops in Jalapeño Pepper Escabeche. For beverages, there are a wild selection of beers, wines, and spirits, but the main attraction is the tequila. Serving the best tequila selection in the region, Fuego has a truly staggering number of options. Guests can sample tequilas from every region, and Fuego also specializes in a number of margaritas and cocktails that showcase tequila. Fuego also offers a hookah service with options supplied by one of Long Beach's best hookah caterers. The hookah will be brought directly to the guest's table for their convenience.
Fuego is also open for breakfast and lunch. The breakfast options include many classics such as omelets with a wide selection of choices, buttermilk pancakes, and a tropical fruit tray. Fuego also offers Latin classics such as chilaquiles, choriza skillets, and steak breakfast burritos. Fuego's lunch menu has a smaller but still very diverse selection with everything from calamari to tacos to salmon filet to enchiladas, which makes it perfect for the whole family.
For guests who don't wish to leave the warm waters of the pool, Hotel Maya offers a poolside selection served from the Fuego menu. With floating cabanas and multiple fire pits, the pool is the perfect place to relax and enjoy a bite to eat.
Hotel Maya also offers a number of unique options that can be delivered right to your room. The specialized snacks include strawberries decorated in chocolate tuxedos, a fruit and cheese platter featuring a selection of gourmet cheeses, warm cookies with a large glass of cold milk, truffles and wine for two, and a cupcake selection. The most unique offering, however, may be the S'mores box. Included in the box is everything guests need to make their own s'mores including marshmallows and marshmallow spread, chocolate bars and chocolate spread, peanut butter, graham crackers, and roasting sticks. Once they receive their boxes, guests can go to one of the outdoor fire pits to roast up their treat.
Hotel Maya features a heated outdoor pool right by the waterfront, perfect for any season. Floating cabanas are available for ultimate relaxation. If guests would rather hit the beach, Hotel Maya also offers adult and children's beach cruisers for guests' enjoyment.
For guests looking to enjoy the bay waters, Hotel Maya has a private marina on site. Guests can rent boats and even take sailing lessons from the pros. Canoes, kayaks, and paddleboards are also available for rent during the warmer months.
Hotel Maya provides a state-of-the-art fitness center so guests can work on staying in shape. The fitness center houses an array of cardio equipment and free weights. Extra room for pre and post workout stretches are available, and each piece of equipment comes with a personal television to keep guests motivated.
If guests want to explore downtown Long Beach, Hotel Maya provides complementary shuttle service to many locations. Hotel Maya is only minutes from many locations downtown, including the Aquarium of the Pacific, the historic Queen Mary, dozens of shopping and dining options, and plenty of late night clubs.
Hotel Maya is a perfect wedding destination for guests wishing for a beach wedding with plenty of exciting nightlife venues close by. Hotel Maya offers full wedding plan assistance. The Hotel Maya staff can help organize the groom and bridal party, the rehearsal dinner, wedding, reception, and anything else that might be required. Hotel Maya provides a number of venues as well.
Surrounded by a tropical garden, the Jardin De Palmeras is perfect for guests who crave an intimate space for an outdoor ceremony. The garden features a central, raised platform with a wonderful view of the bay behind it where the couples can exchange vows in a picturesque setting. Rows of white chairs can be arranged in the open area to make a row for the wedding party to walk down. The space fits 175 people.
The Esplanade is an outdoor space that makes the most of California weather. The Esplanade offers a commanding view of the Long Beach skyline, making for a sophisticated environment. The space is decorated in a modern patio style and features many areas for guests to mingle together. The Esplanade holds 220 people.
The Luna/Solstice Terrace provides an iconic and memorable reception for a couple's special night. The terrace is an indoor/outdoor space with a covered terrace open to the sea air and a surrounding patio. The terrace features intricate Latin-inspired tile flooring and pull back curtains if privacy is required. The long wooden tables and chairs boast a distressed antique style for a unique aesthetic. The terrace offers a view of the bay, the historic Queen Mary, and the Long Beach skyline. The Luna/Solstice Terrace seats 200 people.
The Miramar Ballroom is a unique indoor/outdoor traditional ballroom with a surrounding wooden patio. The ballroom rests just above the beach for stunning views of the bay, and the outside ballroom allows guests to fully enjoy the sea breeze. The reception area is done up in a traditional ballroom style with large circular tables and dark wood chairs, and it seats 180 people.
Hotel Maya's indoor reception space is the Salon De Reyes. The Salon De Reyes still keeps the tropical experience alive by utilizing colorful decorations such as brilliant metallic blue table covers, wooden chairs, an orange carpet, golden plates and silverware, and colorful table arrangements. The reception space sits 250 people.
700 Queensway Dr, Long Beach, California 90802, Phone: 562-435-7676
More Ideas: The Comfort Inn & Suites in Long Beach
The Comfort Inn & Suites near the Long Beach Convention Center is a family-friendly hotel that offers both business and leisure traveler’s comfort and convenience in a central location. The hotel is built in a Mediterranean style and surrounded by landscaped gardens and boasts well-appointed accommodations in the form of standard guest rooms and suites with contemporary décor and modern amenities.
General hotel facilities include a heated outdoor swimming pool, 24-hour fitness room, business center and meeting rooms for various size functions, as well as free parking, express check-in/out and complimentary wireless Internet throughout the property.
This basic budget hotel is just five miles from the Long Beach Cruise Terminal, from which the Catalina Express runs on a daily basis, the Aquarium of the Pacific and the California State University Long Beach. Additional local attractions nearby to the hotel include the Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center, the Long Beach Arena and the Shoreline Village, which is home to many specialty shops, waterfront eateries, and live entertainment.
The hotel boasts well-appointed accommodations in the form of standard guest rooms and suites with contemporary décor and modern amenities that include LCD flat screen televisions with cable channels, microwaves, mini-fridges, air-conditioning, coffee makers with coffee and tea, hairdryers and alarm clocks. Wireless Internet is available in every room, and all rooms are non-smoking rooms.
Standard King Rooms feature king-size beds with deluxe linens, private bathrooms with showers, fresh towels, and luxe bath products. Spacious sitting areas have work desks with ergonomic chairs, air-conditioning, and modern amenities, including LCD flat-screen televisions with cable channels, microwaves, mini-fridges, coffee makers with coffee and tea, hairdryers and alarm clocks.
California King Suites feature king-size beds with deluxe linens, private bathrooms with showers, fresh towels, and luxe bath products. Spacious sitting areas have full-size sleeper sofas for two, work desks with ergonomic chairs, air-conditioning, and modern amenities, including LCD flat-screen televisions with cable channels, microwaves, mini-fridges, coffee makers with coffee and tea, hairdryers, and alarm clocks.
Double Queen Family rooms can accommodate up to four adults with two queen-size beds in deluxe linens, private bathrooms with showers, fresh towels, and luxe bath products. Spacious sitting areas have full-size sleeper sofas for two, work desks with ergonomic chairs, air-conditioning, and modern amenities, including LCD flat-screen televisions with cable channels, microwaves, mini-fridges, coffee makers with coffee and tea, hairdryers, and alarm clocks.
California King Size rooms are ideal for two guests with king-size beds in deluxe linens, private bathrooms with showers, fresh towels, and luxe bath products. Spacious sitting areas have full-size sleeper sofas for two, work desks with ergonomic chairs, air-conditioning, and modern amenities, including LCD flat-screen televisions with cable channels, microwaves, mini-fridges, coffee makers with coffee and tea, hairdryers, and alarm clocks. Private balconies with outdoor furniture boast beautiful views over the courtyard and swimming pool area.
California King Size Rooms with Jacuzzis feature king-size beds with deluxe linens, private bathrooms with whirlpool Jacuzzi tubs for two and two-person walk-in showers, fresh towels and luxe bath products. Spacious sitting areas have full-size sleeper sofas for two, work desks with ergonomic chairs, air-conditioning, and modern amenities, including LCD flat-screen televisions with cable channels, microwaves, mini-fridges, coffee makers with coffee and tea, hairdryers, and alarm clocks.
A complimentary breakfast is served every morning, along with coffee throughout the day. Breakfast includes hot and cold items, including egg dishes, breakfast meats, freshly baked pastries and bread rolls, yogurt, cereals, fresh fruit, and juices. Hot coffee and tea are also served.
The Comfort Inn & Suites features an array of facilities and amenities, including a heated outdoor swimming pool, a 24-hour fitness center complete with stationary bicycles, treadmills, and exercise equipment, and a fully equipped business center with printing, copying and faxing services and complimentary wireless Internet. Additional guest services include express check-in/out, free parking, laundry services, and complimentary wireless Internet.
The Comfort Inn & Suites offers modern meeting facilities that can accommodate up to 84 guests and features a range of business facilities and services such as free locals telephones calls, an on-site business center with printing, copying, and faxing services and wireless high-speed Internet access.
The Comfort Inn & Suites is within walking distance from the Aquarium of the Pacific – the largest aquarium in the country, the Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center, the Long Beach Arena, and the Long Beach Cruise Terminal, from which the Catalina Express runs to Catalina Island on a daily basis. Also nearby is Shoreline Village, which is home to many specialty shops, waterfront eateries, and live entertainment.
200 E. Willow Street, Long Beach, California 90806, Phone: 562-426-7611