Italian- Ellies- the best restaurant in Long Beach.
American - Taste, Prime by Shenandoah, Nicks on 2nd. Saint and Second. James Republic
Ramen- Hiro Nori, Second place is Jounetsu
Breakfast: Coffee Cup, Starling Diner, Chuck's
Mexican - Tacos Locos #3, Taqueria Mexicana
Vegan and Veg: Seabirds
Sushi- It's not good here. (San Pedro: Senfuku is good and classic, try the salmon and the eel)
Best Bookstore: Gatsby Books
Coffee: Rose Park Roasters
Wine Bar - Art du vin, District Wine
Best Margarita- Panxa
Best breweries - Brouwerij West (San Pedro) Beachwood BBQ, Trademark
Best Bars: The Hawk, Blind donkey, KC Branaghs
Best dives: The Prospector, The Crow, V Room
Best things to do: Gondola ride at gondola getaway, tour the queen mary and get a cocktail, buy a kite in seal beach and fly it at the korean bell in san pedro, hike palos verdes, spend the day at abalone cove beach, watch the windsurfers by granada and ocean after 3 pm, visit aquarium of the pacific, go to target drunk. Swim in Alamitos Bay. Get beers at ballast point and take a night water bike ride through the canals. rent them at the dock at Ballast Point.