From the Belmont Shore to Downtown Long Beach and the surrounding area, stores galore line the streets, shopping malls are scattered about, specialty shops offer unique items and outdoor shopping centers afford patrons a sunny experience. Art supplies, antiques, costumes, books, boutique clothing, jewelry, furniture, music and wine can all be found here.
The Antique and Collectible Market brings over 800 vendors selling their wares. City Place Long Beach is an eight-block, one-stop shopping location featuring every kind of retail establishment from Wal-Mart to Nordstrom Rack. Shop on the water at Shoreline Village and patronize one of several quaint, charming stores. Or, visit The Pike at Rainbow Harbor for great retail opportunities, delectable dining, a whirl around the Ferris wheel or carousel, a game of bowling or a night at the movies. The Pike is so much more than a shopping center!
Outside of Long Beach, The Lakewood Center in Lakewood, is an indoor mall featuring anchors such as Macy’s, JCPenney and Target. Los Cerritos Center in Cerritos is another indoor mall encompassing over one million square feet and featuring every store imaginable.
Exotic flavors and traditional tastes converge in Long Beach. Culinary genius from all over the world form a melting pot of delicious dishes. The cuisines of the Asian, Irish, French, Moroccan, Greek, Hawaiian, Spanish, Italian, Japanese, Lebanese, Mexican and South African take diners on a trip to far off countries and sample a bit of local fare. California cuisine is a novel, vibrant style of cooking that sets itself apart from the everyday – focused on using fresh, locally produced ingredients and creating innovative menus.
Long Beach is home to a wide array of dining options. From casual to fine dining, this city provides its hungry public with infinite options to satiate hunger. Pizza, burgers and hot wings make for perfect, laid-back Friday night fodder. Sophisticated Saturday evening fare consists of prime rib, fresh seafood, al dente pasta and much more. Sunday morning brunch indulging in fluffy pancakes, savory omelets and scrumptious crepes is purely delightful.
Stop for a treat of velvety ice cream or smooth frozen yogurt. Warm up with a cup of java or specialty tea at a local coffee shop. Sip the night away at one of the area wine bars or tasting locales.