Valerie's Guidebook

Valerie
Valerie's Guidebook

Food Scene

The best BLT on the planet, a must have. Even if you're not vegan, you will love this BLT. It is on thick, homemade sourdough bread. It is a mouth watering, delicious gastronomic delight. A must have on my list.
The Wild Chive
2650 East Broadway
The best BLT on the planet, a must have. Even if you're not vegan, you will love this BLT. It is on thick, homemade sourdough bread. It is a mouth watering, delicious gastronomic delight. A must have on my list.
Great breakfast spot on the water. Better during the week, a bit crowded on the weekend.
26 localnici recomandă
Schooner Or Later
241 North Marina Drive
26 localnici recomandă
Great breakfast spot on the water. Better during the week, a bit crowded on the weekend.
3 min drive, 10-12 minute walk. Great southern food, delicious craft cocktails 🍸😋, outdoor seating, cool vibe, historic home. Great spot for drinks, appetizers and / or dinner.
9 localnici recomandă
the Attic
3441 East Broadway
9 localnici recomandă
3 min drive, 10-12 minute walk. Great southern food, delicious craft cocktails 🍸😋, outdoor seating, cool vibe, historic home. Great spot for drinks, appetizers and / or dinner.
Amazing Italian food, just up the block, at the corner of Orizaba and Broadwa. 5-8 min walk
34 localnici recomandă
La Parolaccia Osteria - Long Beach
2945 East Broadway
34 localnici recomandă
Amazing Italian food, just up the block, at the corner of Orizaba and Broadwa. 5-8 min walk
Very romantic and charming Italian restaurant, very close by on Broadway. 8-10 min walk, 3 min drive.
15 localnici recomandă
Cafe Piccolo
3222 East Broadway
15 localnici recomandă
Very romantic and charming Italian restaurant, very close by on Broadway. 8-10 min walk, 3 min drive.
Great Thai restaurant, walking distance on Broadway. 15 min walk, 4 min drive.
21 localnici recomandă
Manaow Thai
3618 East Broadway
21 localnici recomandă
Great Thai restaurant, walking distance on Broadway. 15 min walk, 4 min drive.
Charming, family owned Mediterranean restaurant right by the pier. Great food. Local spot.
7 localnici recomandă
Gypsy's Mediterranean Grill
21 39th Place
7 localnici recomandă
Charming, family owned Mediterranean restaurant right by the pier. Great food. Local spot.
AMAZING food and drinks. You'll want to make a reservation for this place. So many mouth watering dishes and cocktails here. The list of my favorite things from this restaurant are quite extensive. This is an awesome spot.
76 localnici recomandă
Nick's on 2nd Long Beach
4901 East 2nd Street
76 localnici recomandă
AMAZING food and drinks. You'll want to make a reservation for this place. So many mouth watering dishes and cocktails here. The list of my favorite things from this restaurant are quite extensive. This is an awesome spot.
Another fabulous restaurant with great food. The Brussel sprouts are so yummy!
42 localnici recomandă
Simmzy's
5271 East 2nd Street
42 localnici recomandă
Another fabulous restaurant with great food. The Brussel sprouts are so yummy!
Great restaurant on the water with views of the Queen Mary and Shoreline Village. The crab enchiladas are quite amazing.
19 localnici recomandă
Fuego
700 Queensway Drive
19 localnici recomandă
Great restaurant on the water with views of the Queen Mary and Shoreline Village. The crab enchiladas are quite amazing.
A bit crowded and touristy, but amazing patio view and famous for their huge selection of beers on tap. Located on the water in Shoreline Village.
35 localnici recomandă
Yard House
401 Shoreline Village Dr
35 localnici recomandă
A bit crowded and touristy, but amazing patio view and famous for their huge selection of beers on tap. Located on the water in Shoreline Village.
Great roof top bar on Pine St. (the Main St. of downtown Long Beach). Great food and drinks. Definitely reccomended this place if you're going to be downtow.
62 localnici recomandă
BO-beau kitchen + roof tap
144 Pine Avenue
62 localnici recomandă
Great roof top bar on Pine St. (the Main St. of downtown Long Beach). Great food and drinks. Definitely reccomended this place if you're going to be downtow.
Awesome vegan ice cream walking distance from the house. Delicious local spot.
Hug Life
2707 East 4th Street
Awesome vegan ice cream walking distance from the house. Delicious local spot.
Amazing views, fabulous food and cocktails.
35 localnici recomandă
Nelson's
100 Terranea Way
35 localnici recomandă
Amazing views, fabulous food and cocktails.
Casual, local Mexican restaurant. Great taco, chili rellenos...
15 localnici recomandă
COCORENOS
3400 East Broadway
15 localnici recomandă
Casual, local Mexican restaurant. Great taco, chili rellenos...
Great family-owned, Indian restaurant. Casual, take out or eat there.
Flamin Curry
3344 E Broadway
Great family-owned, Indian restaurant. Casual, take out or eat there.
Great vibe, on the water, live music, great decor, delicious food and cocktails. I love their calamari.
35 localnici recomandă
Tantalum Restaurant
6272 East Pacific Coast Highway
35 localnici recomandă
Great vibe, on the water, live music, great decor, delicious food and cocktails. I love their calamari.
The Plunge restaurant is on the 2nd floor of this luxury apartment building. It has stunning ocean views. Great spot if your looking for an upscale vibe with a killer view.
1900 E Ocean Blvd
1900 East Ocean Boulevard
The Plunge restaurant is on the 2nd floor of this luxury apartment building. It has stunning ocean views. Great spot if your looking for an upscale vibe with a killer view.
Beautiful ocean front dining at the Long Beach art museum. Outdoor seating. Lovely place.
49 localnici recomandă
Claire's At the Museum
2300 E Ocean Blvd
49 localnici recomandă
Beautiful ocean front dining at the Long Beach art museum. Outdoor seating. Lovely place.
While I personally haven't been here, two different airbnb guests have and they both raved about their dumplings. I can't wait to visit. Enjoy!
18 localnici recomandă
Din Tai Fung
21540 Hawthorne Blvd
18 localnici recomandă
While I personally haven't been here, two different airbnb guests have and they both raved about their dumplings. I can't wait to visit. Enjoy!

Neighborhoods

Charming neighborhood to walk around with stunning homes 🏡 on the water.
36 localnici recomandă
Naples
36 localnici recomandă
Charming neighborhood to walk around with stunning homes 🏡 on the water.
The island is so charming. You can park your car an Agate and take the ferry over to the peninsula. Or you can take your car on the 3-car ferry. It's a lovely walk around the island. This is one of my happy places.
151 localnici recomandă
Balboa Island
151 localnici recomandă
The island is so charming. You can park your car an Agate and take the ferry over to the peninsula. Or you can take your car on the 3-car ferry. It's a lovely walk around the island. This is one of my happy places.

Outdoor Activities

Rent Kayaks or SUP here. Perfect location to kayak around Naples.
46 localnici recomandă
Kayaks On the Water
5411 East Ocean Boulevard
46 localnici recomandă
Rent Kayaks or SUP here. Perfect location to kayak around Naples.
A must do, fun, charming, CA living at it's best!
12 localnici recomandă
Balboa Island Ferry
410 S Bay Front
12 localnici recomandă
A must do, fun, charming, CA living at it's best!

Sightseeing

One of my happy places. I think Laguna Beach is definitely a must visit place. Happy to make reccomendations.
351 localnici recomandă
Laguna Beach
351 localnici recomandă
One of my happy places. I think Laguna Beach is definitely a must visit place. Happy to make reccomendations.
Stunning drive along the water. Make a stop at Nelson's at Terranea for cocktails or a meal, or just walk around the resort and enjoy the views.
Palos Verdes
Stunning drive along the water. Make a stop at Nelson's at Terranea for cocktails or a meal, or just walk around the resort and enjoy the views.
When you visit Palos Verdes, put this on your list of places to see. The famous glass chapel is a Frank Lloyd Wright design.
36 localnici recomandă
Wayfarers Chapel
5755 Palos Verdes Drive South
36 localnici recomandă
When you visit Palos Verdes, put this on your list of places to see. The famous glass chapel is a Frank Lloyd Wright design.
Great hiking, beaches, historic cottages and a charming restaurant on the sand.
99 localnici recomandă
Crystal Cove State Park
8471 North Coast Highway
99 localnici recomandă
Great hiking, beaches, historic cottages and a charming restaurant on the sand.
This is a must drive for 1st time visitors to CA or anyone looking for a gorgeous drive up the CA coast. Take the 10 fwy West to PCH (Pacific Coast Hwy) and drive North to Pt Mugu, stunning drive along the coast.
237 localnici recomandă
Malibu
237 localnici recomandă
This is a must drive for 1st time visitors to CA or anyone looking for a gorgeous drive up the CA coast. Take the 10 fwy West to PCH (Pacific Coast Hwy) and drive North to Pt Mugu, stunning drive along the coast.
One of my happy places. Gorgeous homes, perfect place to take a stroll.
151 localnici recomandă
Balboa Island
151 localnici recomandă
One of my happy places. Gorgeous homes, perfect place to take a stroll.