Downtown, Long Beach Places

Part of our Long Beach travel guide; our list of the best things to see in Downtown, including Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach Grand Prix and Catalina Express.
  • The best place in Downtown Long Beach: Aquarium of the Pacific

    Aquarium of the Pacific

    100 Aquarium Way
    Daily 9AM-6PM, except December 25and the weekend of the Grand Prix of Long Beach in April. General Admission: Adult - $24.95, Child (3-11) - $13.95, Senior (62+) - $21.95. General Admission Plus Behind-The-Scenes Tour (ages 7 and up only): Adult - $38.95, Child (3-11) - $27.95, Senior (62+) - $35.95.. One of the largest aquariums in the United States, its nearly 1,000 species fill 19 major habitats and 32 focus exhibits and take visitors through three regions of the Pacific Ocean: Southern California/Baja, the Tropical Pacific, and the Northern Pacific. There is also a Combo package with the Queen Mary. (Pay parking or take Passport C)
    Downtown food nearby
  • Long Beach Grand Prix

    Long Beach Grand Prix

    Downtown
    A weekend long event culminating in Indycar racing on a 2 mile track through the streets of downtown. Held every April. Celebrities races are among the events.
    Downtown eat nearby
  • Catalina Express

    Catalina Express

    320 Golden Shore
    Daily departures, varies with season. Round trip fares: Adult - $70.50 adult, Senior (55+) - $64, Child (2-11) - $55, Infants (under 2) - $5. Bikes and surfboards - $6. Boat service to Catalina Island. Reservations are recommended. Note that each passenger is allowed 2 pieces of luggage, no larger than 37x23x23 inches (94x58x58 cm) and weighing no more than 50 pounds (22 kg) each as well as one carry-on bag.
    Downtown restaurants nearby
  • Shoreline Village

    429-P Shoreline Village Dr.
    Retail store hours are 10AM - 9PM daily; summer retail hours are 10AM - 10PM daily. Restaurant hours vary. Shoreline Village is a family friendly waterfront shopping, dining and entertainment center that overlooks beautiful Rainbow Harbor. Take Passport C.
    Downtown
  • Gay Pride Festival

    Gay Pride Festival

    Rainbow Harbor and the Marina Green
    Held every May, the Festival celebrates gay, lesbian, and transgender lifestyles through music, stage performances, and a parade.
    Downtown eat nearby
  • Museum of Latin American Art

    628 Alamitos Ave.
    4, Thanksgiving, Dec. 24 and 25.. General - $9, Seniors and students - $6, children under 12 - free. MOLAA is the only museum in the western United States that exclusively features contemporary Latin American art. The museum seeks to educate through the utilization of its permanent collection, traveling exhibitions, and programs. MOLAA is in the newly developing East Village Arts District of Long Beach.
    Downtown restaurants nearby
  • Long Beach Performing Arts Center

    300 Ocean Blvd
    Performances of International City Theatre [1], Long Beach Symphony Orchestra [2], and other events.
    Downtown food nearby
  • Gladstone's Long Beach

    Gladstone's Long Beach

    330 S. Pine Ave.
    We sell seashells by the seashore!
    Downtown
  • Parkers' Lighthouse

    Parkers' Lighthouse

    435-A Shoreline Village Dr.
    Contemporary seafood restaurant with shoreline view of the Queen Mary.
    Downtown
  • George's Greek Cafe

    George's Greek Cafe

    135 Pine Ave
    For more information on banquets and catering, please contact Mike at 562.437.2815 or mike@georgesgreekcafe.com
    Downtown
  • Creme De La Crepe

    400 E. First Street Long Beach 90802
    Picture a Paris street cafe, add sunshine and cool breeze and what you get is "la creme de la crepe..." Authentic French cafe serving breakfast, lunch and diner daily. Award winner every year since 2005 and now recommended by Sunset Magazine, et voila!
    Downtown
  • 555 East American Steakhouse

    555 E Ocean
    Lunch: M-F: 11:30AM-3PM; Dinner: Mo 5:30PM-9PM; T-Th: 5:30PM-10PM; F- Sa: 5:30PM-11PM; Su: 5PM-9PM. $50-75.00. Prime steakhouse
    Downtown
  • Zephyr Vegetarian Cafe

    340 E 4th St. Long Beach, CA 90802
    Zephyr is a vegan/vegetarian/raw cafe
    Downtown
  • Café Sevilla

    Café Sevilla

    140 Pine Ave
    Situated in the heart of downtown Long Beach, Cafe Sevilla prides itself with Spanish tradition. Try our Sunday brunch or our award winning Flamenco dinner show on Saturdays!
    Downtown
  • Roscoe's House of Chicken & Waffles

    Roscoe's House of Chicken & Waffles

    780 E Broadway
    Welcome to our Official Facebook Page! We were founded in Upland, CA., and we are dedicated to offering a wide range of creative design & development services. We are composed of designers and developers that understand the industry, and love their work.
    Downtown
  • The Sky Room

    The Sky Room

    40 S Locust Ave
    Dining, dancing, and romancing is the theme of the restaurant. Delight in an Epicurean return to the supper club nights of the 1930's and 1940's - a step back into the Art Deco era. High above the city of Long Beach, to the top floor, 360-degree view
    Downtown
  • The Yard House

    The Yard House

    401 Shoreline Village Dr.
    Su-Th - 11AM-12AM, F-Sa - 11AM-2AM. Food: $8.95-30.45. View of Shoreline Village Marina, dockside seating, eclectic uspcale casual menu, 100+ beers on tap, wine by the glass, specialty martinis. Happy Hour M-F 3-6PM, Pints $3.25, Martinis $5.25, half-price appetizers.
    Downtown
  • Yard House Long Beach

    Yard House Long Beach

    401 Shoreline Village Dr.
    Chain restaurant with extensive menu
    Downtown
  • Parkers' Lighthouse

    Parkers' Lighthouse

    435 Shoreline Vlg Dr
    Parkers' Lighthouse: Waterfront Dining with Impeccable Service.
    Downtown
  • Gladstone's

    Gladstone's

    330 S Pine Ave
    We sell seashells by the seashore!
    Downtown
  • Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery

    Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery

    1 Pine Ave
    We've recently remodeled. Check out our new look and new menu.
    Downtown
  • At Last Cafe

    At Last Cafe

    204 Orange Ave
  • Zephyr Vegetarian Cafe

    Zephyr Vegetarian Cafe

    340 E 4th St
  • Beachwood BBQ and Brewing

    Beachwood BBQ and Brewing

    210 E. 3rd St.
    Slow-Smoked, Dry-Rubbed, Southern Style BBQ and the finest in Craft Beer
    Downtown
  • 555 East

    555 East

    555 E Ocean Blvd
    555 East in Long Beach is one of Southern California’s most talked-about prime steakhouses. With a menu that focuses on superior prime beef, an award-winning wine list, and a classic, yet comfortable ambiance.
    Downtown
  • Starbucks

    500 Long Beach Blvd
    We are the premier roaster and retailer of specialty coffee in the world since 1971.
    Downtown
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