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5 Restaurants in Long Beach to Impress Your Date

5 Restaurants in Long Beach to Impress Your Date


Tantalum is definitely one of Long Beach’s best-kept secrets! Located in beautiful Alamitos Bay with gorgeous views and beautiful interior, you will instantly be enamored with its gorgeous Indonesian inspired design. All dishes are created using fresh and seasonal ingredients. From their famous Yakiniku Calamari to their exquisite Mahi Mahi, every dish is designed to showcase exotic and tantalizing flavors that you won’t find anywhere else.

Yakiniku Calamari

Miso Caramelized Mahi Mahi

Blood Orange Margarita

Tantalum Kobe Hamburger

Tantalum Kobe Burger & Fries

Fuego @ Hotel Maya

Fuego at Hotel Maya has arguably the best view of any restaurant in town, with its unique waterfront patio dining-experience, you are sure to impress that special someone in your life. Chef Victor Juarez’s Latin American inspired dishes have a strong emphasis on seasonal ingredients, resulting in ever-changing creative dishes of culinary exploration.

Chilean Sea Bass w/ Lobster Garnish

Chilean Sea Bass w/ Lobster Garnish

Maryland Lump Crab Cake

Cherry Peach Cobbler

Michael’s on Naples

Located near the romantic canals of the picturesque Naples neighborhood, Michael’s on Naples is definitely a must for that special date. Their elegant two story building comes with a beautiful rooftop terrace, and a rooftop patio lounge. An outstanding list of Italian wines that can be perfectly paired with your dish thanks to their in house sommelier.  Their classic Italian menu is sure to satisfy any sophisticated taste buds making it an unforgettable dinner experience. 

Ostrica – Oyster with cucumber granita

Capesante – Diver scallop tartare

Garganelli Con Vitello – Hand rolled pasta veal Bolognese

Pappardelle Ripiene – Ricotta stuffed pasta with black trumpet mushrooms

Spigola Bianca – Sea bass, roasted peppers, capers, anchovies, fregola Sarda

Spigola Bianca – Sea bass, roasted peppers, capers, anchovies, fregola Sarda

Torta Rossa – Beet red velvet cake, white chocolate gelato

Wood & Salt Tavern

Wood & Salt Tavern’s chic and eclectic design and their impeccable service will make sure your date goes as magical as you expected it to be. Their focus is on pasta which they make by hand everyday and exceptional seafood and meat dishes that are cooked in a wood fired grill. Their dishes are not only beautiful to look at but they are also delicious! 

Ahi Tartare

Lobster Ravioli

Lobster Ravioli

Duck Breast

Duck Breast

Stuffed Filet Mignon

The Last Rose

La Tarantella Osteria

La Tarantella Osteria, a hidden gem in Retro Row, with its enchanting patio, It’s classic decor with rustic Roman overtones and the familiar aromas wafting from the kitchen, you are transported to the charming villages and towns that Italy is known for. Their friendly and caring staff are sure to make you feel like you’re part of the family! Their authentic Italian dishes are definitely some of the best I’ve had in town. 

Assorted Antipasti Board

Assorted Antipasti Board

Chantina Salad

Linguine del Pescatore

New Zealand Rack of Lamb


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