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La Parolaccia Osteria Italiana

2945 E Broadway, Long Beach, CA 90803-5414
+1 562-438-1235
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“pasta” (22 reviews)
“carpaccio” (3 reviews)
“tiramisu” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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2945 E Broadway, Long Beach, CA 90803-5414
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Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Family dinner, large party. Made a reservation which I'm glad we did because it was pretty busy, late Friday dinner hour. We were seated right away but we had to snag a waitress. Victoria the Amazing Waitress stepped right in and apologized that no one...More

Reviewed 22 January 2018

Great food, portions are large. The atmosphere is very festive and the wine selection is good. The only thing I do not like is that you have to park across the a very busy street.

Thank Lenin T
Reviewed 28 December 2017

First time visit to this restaurant. The food was outstanding and the service was great. It was very busy and the staff really "hustled" to get food to the table. In spite of them "running" the service was friendly they were very attentive to our...More

Thank Manny V
Reviewed 26 December 2017

Eight friends and family gathered for a pre-Christmas celebration. Although the place was packed with smiling diners, our table was ready when we arrived; bread, butter, dipping sauce were served immediately and two bottles of wine opened and poured.followed by delivery of two delicious appitezers....More

2  Thank TraveLee073
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

When I want delicious Italian food, this place immediately comes to mind. On my most recent trip Francesca took good care of us. Her level of service was noteworthy because she was serving, greeting and doing everything in her power to make sure things flowed...More

Thank TravelOT-Mike
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Enjoyed "linner" here recently - late lunch of delicious pasta with house salad and house wine (Sangiovese is my go to). Delightful! Great service and very authetic Italian.

Thank NSmer
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

I had short ribs osso bucco style which were okay but not spectacular. We also had eggplant Parmesan which was okay but nothing out of the ordinary and a bit bland. Restaurant is reasonably crowded and very noisy. Service was good. Search complementary parking by...More

Thank 75barry
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

We had dinner here last night and it was delicious. The place is a cozy small restaurant and bar. The interior is dark wood and scenic wall murals decorated with brick work arches and lots of Italian themed photos, wine bottles and art. The menu...More

1  Thank Anne S
Reviewed 3 August 2017

A bit small and off the beaten path but the food is wonderful! Wide variety of Italian food that keeps everyone happy; from the vegetarian to the carnivore. The service is as good as the food. We often come in a large group that include...More

Thank fewsl
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

If you're looking for something just a bit off the main drag this is your spot. Quite possibly the best pizza I've ever had. Great entrees, amazing food, quaint atmosphere.

Thank Dennis C
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18 January 2017|
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Response from lynndds | Reviewed this property |
I'm just a customer, but I would think if you called and asked to speak to Stephano the owner or his daughter Francesca or the waitress that has been there forever Victoria, you would get answer.
thos M
28 November 2016|
Response from lynndds | Reviewed this property |
Call the restaurant and ask. I have no idea, I'm just a customer.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 25
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2945 E Broadway, Long Beach, CA 90803-5414
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Long Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 562-438-1235
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