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A revival of Downtown

In the past downtown was the place to go for shopping and business. Then as other venues were built... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2018
BobandMargie G
Long Beach, California
Perfect for a walk, if you would like to see a nice part of Long Beach

Pine Avenue is perfect for a walk, if you would like to see a nice part of Long Beach. You find... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2018
Gothenburg, Sweden
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Shop in the daytime or party at night along this trendy retail and restaurant district, where historic buildings house shops and eateries, and a sizzling nightlife takes over when the sun goes down.
Pine Avenue, between Ocean Blvd. and 3rd Ave., Long Beach, CA
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

We wondered around Pine Avenue and found some great restaurants, finally decided on Cafe Sevilla. The food was amazing, the service great and the atmosphere was perfect. We love Spanish food and it is not always easy to find a good Spanish restaurant. We loved...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank mariaallen1
Reviewed 29 October 2018

Because I was working in the area I discovered so many fun places to visit in and around Pine Ave. Many venues are dining with any food type you can think of and once they had theaters but have since closed. There is ongoing renovations...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Whimsicalartist
Reviewed 22 September 2018

Downtown Pine Ave. has all kinds of great places for food and drink, as well as shops and a great walking street. Volunteers stroll the area in red vests to answer questions and give direction!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Fearless730216
Reviewed 25 July 2018

Great location for the dating crowd, but crowd is the word...parking is tough and there are lots of diners out and about.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank KathyAloha2013
Reviewed 18 July 2018

In the past downtown was the place to go for shopping and business. Then as other venues were built outside the downtown area, such as the Lakewood Mall and others, downtown long beach went into a spiraling decline. Then a decade or more the city...More

Date of experience: April 2018
3  Thank BobandMargie G
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Pine Avenue is perfect for a walk, if you would like to see a nice part of Long Beach. You find small shops, pharmacies, small foodmarts, gyms, etc, along the long Pine Avenue - that just waits for your visit. The promenade is close to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank alicia07850
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

Great area of long beach with tons of restaurant options and store. Few people on the street playing music during the day. A great walk which I felt safe on my own. There are some homeless people but they did not bother me. I walked...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank JulieBandSteveB
Reviewed 6 April 2018

Great place to hang out with Historical buildings ,restaurants and bars. We dined at the Sevilla Cafe and took a stroll around the area. Convention Center is also located on Pine Ave not far from the water. Pine Avenue also leads to the Pine Avenue...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank MandC0218
Reviewed 25 March 2018

With the Long Beach Grand Prix approaching on April 13th, 14th and 15th, Our Pine Ave has Fantastic Restaurants along with wonderful Hotels such as the Westin, Hotel Maya, Marriot and more ! BUBBA GUMP SHRIMP COMPANY is next to the Long Beach Aquarium ,along...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank beverlyc886
Reviewed 12 February 2018

Went bar hopping on Pine and can't decide which of all the places I liked more. They were all so much fun. It can get crowded, so be careful!

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Hannahbears_mom
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25 May 2018|
Response from JulieBandSteveB | Reviewed this property |
really depends what you want to see. 2 days I think is enough time(in Long beach) to walk around, shop and tour a few things (Queen Mary and the Aquarium) save time to head up and down the shore to see other ocean... More