Nightclubs and bars in Long Beach

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    Seek Out Excellent Local Theater

    by marinarena Written Jun 22, 2015

    For theater and local town activity seekers, Long Beach does not disappoint for entertainment. If you are stimulated by "Off Broadway and "Off-off Broadway" play productions, ballet recitals or sophisticated modern dance extravaganzas, Long beach will have something for you. Most performances take place in evenings but daytime matinees commonly occur on the weekend, especially on Sundays. L.B.'s performing arts scene is rich from downtown to sections Like East Village, Belmont Heights and Bixby Knolls. L.B. provides dozens of quaint and large theaters for it. See my major venue list below.

    Small Performance Arts Theater Venues:

    Berubian Theater Company
    5388 Long Beach Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90805
    http://www.berubians.com

    The Garage Theater
    251 E. 7th Street, Long Beach CA 90813
    http://thegaragetheatre.org

    Long Beach Shakespeare Company
    4250 Atlantic Ave, Long Beach, CA 90807
    http://www.lbshakespeare.org

    California Repertory Company
    by the Queen Mary, 1126 Queens Hwy, Long Beach, CA 90802
    http://www.calrep.org

    Musical Theater West
    4350 E 7th St, Long Beach, CA 90804
    http://www.musical.org/MusicalTheatreWest/home.html

    Larger Performance Arts Theater Venues:

    Long Beach Playhouse:
    http://www.lbplayhouse.org

    Carpenter Performing Arts Center
    6200 E Atherton St, Long Beach, CA 90815
    http://www.carpenterarts.org

    Long Beach Arena/Terrace Center/ Center Theater (at Convention Center):
    300 E Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90802
    http://www.longbeachcc.com

    Dress Code: No fancy code required for shows usually. Do bring a nice jacket or coat with you. You'll need them at night. Remember the marine layer breeze of coastal California!

    Center Theater, Long beach, CA Convention Ctr
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  • Sababa Restaurant: Fusion Lounge

    by gosababa Written Apr 28, 2011

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    Sababa is a Restaurant with Outside Patio Dining and Upscale Lounge thats menu was
    developed by Chef Eric Greenspan providing the very best in Modern American Cuisine, Mediterranean
    Cuisine, Fusion Cuisine, Israeli Cuisine in Long Beach, Belmont Shore, Signal Hill, Seal Beach, CA
    and Surrounding areas featuring an elegant & romantic atmosphere perfect for fine dining or as a
    dating destination.

    Dress Code: Casual

    Sababa Restaurant

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    Mai Tai Bar: Aloha!!!

    by pharsadi Written Aug 2, 2006

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    If you are in Southern California, and you've been wanting to go to Hawaii, but you've never made it there... just go to the Mai Tai Bar in Long Beach. As soon as I stepped into this bar/lounge/restaurant, I felt like I was in Hawaii. Everything was Hawaiian, from the drinks, the servers, to the live music. It's just a really great place to just hang out and meet new people...

    Dress Code: As long as you're wearing something.. you're OK.

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    Pine Street: Pine Street

    by MarleneAlvarado Written May 29, 2006

    Pine Street is the Main Street of Long Beach. It is close to the civic center and up from the Convention Center. It has a very vibrant night life. It is ethnically and culturlly divers. It has great reastuarnts, bars, places to dance, and great music. On this street there is a great fish restuarant, Kings, Middle eastern restaurnt with belly dancers, a Mexican Restaurant, Miraposa, which host great Latin music for dancing, a Greek restaurant, a Sushi restaurant, two Spanish restaurant with flamico dancers, Hooters, a sports bar, just to name a few.

    Dress Code: You can dress up or down, this is California were anything goes.

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    Busters: Seaside dining

    by kyoub Written Dec 30, 2005

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    Seaside dining on beautiful Alamitos bay.
    This is another one of my sons favorite places to go to see the sun set.
    It is in a very pretty setting on the bay where you can watch the boats come and go and the birds looking for their dinner.
    We stayed here much past sunset.

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    Mai Tai Bar: Aloha

    by DJ_Rolo Updated Sep 18, 2005

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    Mai Tai bar is located at the Pike in Long Beach. Its a replica of the Mai Tai bar in Hawaii. The atmosphere is great. If youve ever been to Hawaii is has the same Aloha Spirit. Reggae music playing when there isnt a live band. They have live bands playing almost everyday, twice a day. I think the best time to come here is when they have a reggae band playing. They have a full bar and serve many of the local hawaiian drinks like Mai Tai's and Lava Flows. These drinks are only $3.00 during happy hour. I believe happy hour is from 7:00 to 11:00. This place gets pretty crowded on weekends. I would recommend getting there early.

    Dress Code: Dress is code is pretty casual excpet they dont allow, plain t's, baggy clothing, sports attire.

    Mai Tai Bar, Long Beach, CA. Nov. 12 2005

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    Alegria Cocina Latina: Spanish Dancers

    by TinKan Updated Nov 2, 2003

    The music never ends and the dancers were fun to watch. The dancers do a traditional Spanish dance show off and on through-out the evening with audience participation.
    It is funny to see the folks from the audience danceā€¦ hey it got better as the sangria was flowing.

    Dress Code: Casual dress is the call of the evening, but the nicer you are dressed the easier it is to get in.

    Dancers on stage
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    various venues: LIVE MUSIC Every Day of the Week!

    by theprimespotdotcom Written Apr 22, 2003

    Well if you are visiting, you will DEFINITELY be people watching! Local Alternative is most likely on the Music Menu, however did you know in addition to Jazz, Blues, and Zydeco too, that we have Christian Punk Rock (an oxymoron?) on the menu as well!

    Eme when you are visiting and I'll give ya DA INSIDE SCOOP. Otherwise check out:
    www.groups.yahoo.com/group/theprimespot for local band postings!

    Dress Code: Unless you are going to see Jazz or a Play, SoCaL is pretty much laid back... Just wear shirt and shoes... and go easy onthe cologne :)

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    Gallery Eleven/Seven (gallery117.com): Monday Night "No Discretion" Open Mic

    by theprimespotdotcom Written Apr 22, 2003

    To me, Poetry is "poor man's politics"... Come see and hear what's on people's minds! Gallery Eleven/Seven is an art gallery by day (don't forget to check out the Second Saturday Artwalks 6-10pm every month!) which converts into a multi-use venue on off hours. The Gallery even hosted a "House Concert" recently!

    Anyway, this Open Mic is hosted by SoCaL newcomer Tammy Morales, who also invites comedy, music and other entertainment, thoughts, announcements, etc... 562-590-6525 FREE

    Dress Code: No dress code, ALL walks of life! (But yes, wear clothes!)

    It's funny, some guy named Mickey from Joisey found out about the Open Mic by reading about it in the VIEW FROM THE HILL newspaper that someone left on the plane!

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    Yankee Doodle Sports Bar: Great place to watch Laker games and play pool

    by supune Updated Apr 7, 2003

    I went with a couple buddies to play pool here. This place is cool. The atmosphere was nice and there were 3 or 4 good looking women there. We stayed and watched the a Laker game here. The crowd really picked up by the time the game started.

    There were about 12 pool tables and also ping pong and air hockey tables. I didn't like the music too much because it was alittle too loud to hear other people talk, but that was the only bad point. Otherwise a nice spot to hang out. Pool tables were $11/hour prorated (kind of expensive in my book).

    Dress Code: Casual

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    The New Years Eve party had 8...

    by KoreanBeauty Written Aug 25, 2002

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    The New Years Eve party had 8 different parties with live music and dancing. With all types of different music. It was great going from one party to the next. They had of course fireworks at midnight. It was beautiful..

    Dress Code: The dress code is Formal for this particular evening.

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    The Yard House.: The Yard House.

    by american_tourister Written Aug 25, 2002

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    Over 250 varities of beer on tap! The World's Record. Great Classic Rock, good food and beatiful women in droves. This place rocks during Gran Prix weekend!

    Beer is $5.00 per pint. Cigars on the outside deck. Great views of Queensway Bay and the marina.

    Dress Code: Dress to impress. Urban.

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    My friend lives just by the...

    by Krystynn Updated Aug 24, 2002

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    My friend lives just by the beach and it was nice to drive past the Queen Mary at night.... See pic below to grasp what I'm trying to say.

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