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long beach dinning?

rickym13 Apr 14, 2009 01:42 AM

need suggestion for dinning in long beach. some place casual since we will have young kids with us....so places like 555 or skyroom is out.
thanks in advance!

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    mlgb Apr 14, 2009 05:08 PM

    I like Lucille's BBQ if you don't want to do carryout. I would go to Belmont Shore and if the wait for Lucille's is too long, try one of the Mediterranean places like George's, Sunnin, Magic Lamp, or Open Sesame (whichever one will let you in first). You could also just walk around for a bit until they can seat you.

    In addition to Bubba Gump, there are a bunch of other chains around there...PF Changs &, Outback, etc. But I still say Belmont Shore.

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      Harry Nile Apr 14, 2009 04:08 PM

      You want casual? How about the Porky's take-out stand? Get your food and then deposit yourselves at one of the nearby parks, where the kids can eat, scream, and run around like crazy.

      Porky's BBQ
      937 Redondo Ave, Long Beach, CA 90804

      1. JAB Apr 14, 2009 11:00 AM

        I'll add Enrique's for a kid friendly higher end sit down Mexican option.

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          Servorg Apr 14, 2009 11:11 AM

          I love Enrique's but the issue is one of wait time. Kid's don't do that well many times and Enrique's can be quite a wait most times. It all depends on how early you plan on going I suppose.

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          jaypeezy Apr 14, 2009 07:57 AM

          bouchees bistro on 4th and long beach blvd...its a burger and fries plate, with just enough "fanciness" for grown ups...they have both sliders and regular size burgers...and also have ahi tuna and turkey burgers to go along with the traditional beef...the cupcakes there are also pretty good from what i've heard...

          1. flylice2x Apr 14, 2009 02:55 AM

            How about ...
            Sevilla www.cafesevilla.com/locs/longBeach/index.html
            George's Greek Cafe www.georgesgreekcafe.com/
            Greenfields www.greenfieldchurrascaria.com/longbeach.htm
            Bubba Gump Seafood Co www.bubbagump.com/locations/long_beach.html
            Koury's www.khourys.net
            Papadakis www.papadakistaverna.com/ in San pedro
            Delius www.deliusrestaurant.com/about.html
            Jongewaard's Bake N Broil

            Or you can look at this website, which I use to make reservations...

            Hope this helps...

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