Looking for a frothy beverage, and perhaps a bite to eat? Beer lovers flock to eateries throughout Long Beach in search of the best food and beer combos, but many come up short. If you desire great beer, coupled with tasty fare, check out these restaurants.
1. Belmont Brewing Company
Located in Belmont Shore, Long Beach, the Belmont Brewing Company is a restaurant and microbrewery that serves American eats and craft beer. As Southern California’s oldest operating brewpub, Belmont Brewing Company has had decades to cultivate an award-winning menu that locals and tourists alike rave about.
The brewery consists of a seven barrel system that produces over 1,000 barrels annually. Try one of their specialty beers, such as the Top Sail, an amber ale, malty with medium hop bitterness.
2. Yard House
Head to Shoreline Village and you’ll find a high-end sports bar with an extensive menu featuring modern American cuisine and draft beer. In addition to the standard menu items, Yard House also offers limited drafts and seasonal drafts, which include must-try beverages like the Abita Strawberry Harvest, a refreshing strawberry lager with wheat malts.
Stop in for happy hour to view their selection of American and craft beers, specialty cocktails, or wines by the glass.
3. Rock Bottom Restaurant and Brewery
Rock Bottom Restaurant and Brewery on Pine Avenue in Long Beach is an upscale pub food eatery, serving American cuisine and house beers. With a laidback and lively atmosphere, Rock Bottom is the place to be for socialization, delicious food, and handcrafted beers brewed onsite.
Choose from a wide selection of clean, classic recipes, such as White Ale, Specialty Dark, Red Ale, India Pale Ale, and Brewmaster’s Choice, a one-of-a-kind beer that packs powerful flavor.
4. Beachwood BBQ and Brewing
Known for their slogan ‘Where the Fork… Meets the Pork’, Beachwood BBQ and Brewing is a popular destination for beer lovers from all over Southern California.
Located on the Promenade between Broadway and 3rd, Beachwood BBQ and Brewing is California’s only independent craft brewery and BBQ restaurant. The brewery offers an extensive selection of draft beers that are constantly changing, including German-style altbier, imperial red ale, dry Irish stout, and many other varieties.
5. BO-beau Kitchen + Roof Tap
Downtown Long Beach is home to Bo-beau Kitchen + Roof Tap, a bi-level gastropub, formal dining space, and rooftop patio that serves bar fare and beer.
In addition to the restaurant’s appetizing dinner menu, Bo-beau also offers a separate Roof Tap menu, vodka menu, wine list, draught beer menu, and happy hour specials. Head to Bo-beau Monday through Friday for food and drink specials, and spend the evening enjoying amazing views of the area on the open air rooftop.