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Open Sesame

5215 E 2nd St, Long Beach, CA 90803-5316
+1 562-621-1698
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“hummus” (60 reviews)
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11:00 - 22:30All hours
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
5215 E 2nd St, Long Beach, CA 90803-5316
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1 - 10 of 369 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Get the potatoes, and the mint tea! Outdoor seating great on a beautiful day...take a walk on 2nd after!

Thank LAWoman_2011
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Another wonderful visit to Open Sesame. Every time we go we have delicious food, exceptional service in a great atmosphere.

Thank dbdrage
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Open sesame is one of the great restrauants in Belmont Shore not to be missed! You can sit inside or outside. The staff is friendly and does not rush you. Great atmosphere and yes the food is delish!

Thank Victor V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow this place is awesome. Great menu, lovely wines and helpful staff. I had chicken skewer with hummus and salad and was so good. Highly recommend

Thank rachelp9
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We love going to Open Seasame for Lebanese & Mediterranean food. My wife gets the chicken pita and I get everything else often the beef or lamb. Food is always perfectly cooked and seasoned and the atmosphere is great.

Thank Josh K
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We arrived a few minutes past opening time, and were one of the first tables of the day. After being seated, we waited, we waited, and no one even brought us a water. Finally, we left. I'm giving a 2 instead of a 1 due...More

Thank realrere
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Used to visit this casual eatery years ago... It's about as good as it gets. Tiny little hole in the wall, but beautifully decorated and there's even a hookah in the back. Service is quick, friendly and the food is just to die for. I...More

Thank ScottsdaleFoody2008
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Our family has been going to Open Sesame for over 10 yrs, and the quality has NOT changed at all. It is always, always good food, good quality. We always recommend it to people visiting Long Beach, AND we've also taken many of our friends...More

Thank Rossana T
Reviewed 31 July 2017

good location on the main street. outdoor seating is available. spacious and comfortable seating. good efficient friendly service. variety of good is great. the grills are nice. delicious flavours.

Thank afrequenttraveller20
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Located in the heart of fun 2nd Street, Open Sesame is always crowded. I had the Lamb Kabob which included marinated lamb charbroiled kabobs and basmati rice and my friend had the Ali’s (the owner) Favorite that included charbroiled sirloin steak on a layer of...More

Thank Tsion A
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AL-Abbas A
7 July 2017|
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Response from CarolAnn1949 | Reviewed this property |
Don't know.
Marcia S
14 November 2016|
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Response from Maria P | Reviewed this property |
Amazing restauran but hard to find a table though so make sure that they will arrange a reservation. Yes you can buy a gift voucher.
Roz H
21 March 2016|
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Response from Simon S | Reviewed this property |
Street as the others have shared. 2nd Street is so nice to stroll that it is not a bad thing to have to walk a little. It is also possible that you may find other culinary wonders!!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 26
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5215 E 2nd St, Long Beach, CA 90803-5316
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Long Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 562-621-1698
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