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May 8, 2010 02:30 PM

Lunch during the week in Long Beach, close to a Blue Line Station

Where would you take a fairly conservative diner from Orange County to lunch in the Pine Avenue area (I'll be taking the Blue Line down from LA) during the summer?

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  1. Would their Pine Ave. location work for you?

    George's Greek Cafe - Pine Street
    135 West Pine Ave, Long Beach, CA 90802

    1. Blue line terminal is at 1st & Broadway. Within 1-3 blocks are Kings Fish House, L'Opera (classic italian-very posh), Madison, and 555 East (both very upscale american), La Traviata (cozy, classic europeian). If you choose to walk, or take the Passport shuttle, about 5-6 blocks down to beach (convention center, aquarium, boat tours), there is a "hub" of good restaurants - P F Changs, Gladstones, CPK, Parkers Lighthouse, etc.
      The Passport is a shuttle around downtown and Queen Mary, most of which is free - get info at Long Beach Transit. Also lots of info Googleing Long Beach - C of C.

      101 Pine Ave., Long Beach, CA 90802

      Queen Mary
      1126 Queens Highway, Long Beach, CA 90802

      La Traviata
      301 Cedar Ave, Long Beach, CA 90802

      Kings Fish House
      24001 Avenida De La Carlota Ste B, Laguna Hills, CA 92653

      555 East
      555 Ocean Blvd., Long Beach, CA 90802