Always things to do, places to go. Day or night.
Long Beach is one of the “Most Walkable Neighborhoods in America,” as listed by WalkScore.com.
Pine Avenue — “Restaurant Row”
The restaurants on Pine Avenue feature food from around the world, with something tasty for every appetite and every budget. After dark, the Avenue comes alive with night spots featuring music and entertainment. Saunter along the sidewalks and admire the LED display as thousands of colorful, ever-changing lights illuminate the street’s historic buildings in a warm glow. www.downtownlongbeach.org
Rainbow Harbor Esplanade
Rainbow Harbor bustles with waterborne activity. A walk along the Esplanade reveals luxury yachts, tall ships, charter vessels, water taxis, fishing boats and pleasure craft.
The Pike Outlets
The Pike Outlets is the city’s newest shopping and dining destination. Located next to the Convention Center and Aquarium of the Pacific, the center features great retailers and entertainment options including Restoration Hardware Outlet, H&M, Cinemark Theatres, as well as a diverse mix of restaurants including Famous Dave’s, Bubba Gump Shrimp Co., Hooters, and much more.
Shoreline Village Boardwalk
Overlooking both Rainbow Harbor and Queensway Bay, Shoreline Village’s picturesque turn-of-the-century buildings house memorable restaurants and shops.
East Village Vogue
The East Village Arts District appeals to the artist in all of us, with its avant-garde shops, galleries and restaurants, many located in restored historic buildings. www.eastvillagelongbeach.com
Cafés | Boutiques | Nightlife
4th St. | Belmont Shore
4th Street Retro Row
Dubbed “Retro Row,” 4th Street is Long Beach’s independent shopping and dining district! Stretching from Cherry to Temple Avenues, it’s home to an ensemble of kitschy shops featuring vintage clothing, antiques, books, furniture and furnishings, plus a handful of local restaurants, coffee shops and wine bars.
Catch LB Transit bus 151 | www.4thstreetlongbeach.com
Belmont Shore is the essence of the Southern California beachfront lifestyle and the Shore’s popular 2nd Street is just minutes from downtown. It’s where people come “to see and be seen,” as they stroll 15 short “walkable” blocks teeming with stylish shops, exclusive boutiques and trendy restaurants. After dark, 2nd Street comes alive with nightlife entertainment.
Visitors can sunbathe, enjoy a cool swim in Alamitos Bay or take a romantic gondola cruise. For the more adventurous, try windsurfing, jet skiing, water-skiing or kayaking.
www.belmontshore.org | Catch LB Transit bus 121/131
Naples Island is a 100+ year old, unique neighborhood of dining, shopping and charming waterway canals tucked into the South East corner of Long Beach.
Bixby Knolls | Cambodia Town
Restaurants, Bars and Coffee Shops
Kitschy Shops, Handcrafted Collectibles
Antiques, Books, Furniture, Clothing and Jewelry
A few miles north of downtown, the Bixby Knolls neighborhood beckons. Along Atlantic Avenue and home to First Friday promoting local artist and businesses, there are numerous restaurants, cuisines, and a large selection of retail shops.
Cambodia Town, a one mile stretch along Anaheim Street between Atlantic and Junipero Avenues, is the cultural and business hub for the largest population of Cambodian immigrants outside of Southeast Asia. Visitors will discover mouth-watering restaurants, distinctive shops selling clothing, jewelry and handcrafted collectibles.
Starting just East of Downtown and stretching to Belmont Shore, the emerging Broadway Corridor business area is a mini-Renaissance within Long Beach. Many storefronts and nearby homes have undergone historical restorations and house great restaurants, coffee shops and specialty boutiques selling art, clothing, furniture, antiques and much more.