Looking for the perfect cocktail in Long Beach, CA? We’ve got you covered. From upscale restaurants to underground bars, Long Beach boasts of places that serve the best cocktails. Check them out here.
- BO-beau kitchen + roof tap
144 Pine Avenue, Long Beach, CA
1115 East Wardlow Road, Long Beach, CA
- Blind Donkey
149 Linden Avenue, Long Beach, CA
- The Attic
3441 East Broadway, Long Beach, CA
- Saint & Second
4828 E. 2nd Street, Long Beach, CA
- Roe Seafood
5374 E. 2nd Street, Long Beach, CA
6272 E. Pacific Coast Highway, Long Beach, CA
BO-beau’s signature craft cocktails and elegant ambiance make it a bona fide staple for bar hoppers in downtown Long Beach. With cocktails fusing Suntory Toki with chamomile syrup, and Svedka vodka with ginger beer, this place is guaranteed to be memorable. You can bring your drinks to the open-air patio upstairs, where you can enjoy live music during weekends with stellar views of the city.
That’s not all. BO-beau also happens to be one of the top restaurants in Long Beach, serving inventive California-French cuisine you can’t get anywhere else.
You’ll behard-pressed to find a Long Beach establishment as stylish as Roxanne’s – a Latin-American restaurant by day and a trendy neighborhood bar by night. The cocktails here have a simple but naturally refreshing character, blending the likes of guava and lemon juice with bourbon and tequila. Their signature cocktail, Roxy Smash, is a deliciously stimulating mix of vodka, melon, lemon, cucumber, and simple syrup. For a great time any day of the week, knock on Roxanne’s telephone booth door to gain access to a secret extra bar.
This massive underground bar is one of the busiest in downtown Long Beach. Regulars will tell you to come for the array of whiskies from all around the world, but you’ll definitely want to give their delicious cocktails a shot, too. Order a glass of Stone Sour for bourbon mixed with fresh orange and lemon juice, or their Lady Grey for a blend of scotch, earl grey syrup, and bitter but flavor-enhancing ingredients.
If you’re looking for some fun, head to their entertainment area where you can play darts, billiards, and shuffleboard. You can also take a few souvenir snaps in their photo booth and sing your heart out at the karaoke area.
The Attic’s distinctly delicious approach to traditional cocktails has made it a Long Beach favorite. Their interesting cocktail selection features everything from sweet Monte Cristos to fruity Niña Piñas. If you don’t know what to order, The Attic’s famous Bloody Mary, served with a juicy slider, is the go-to introductory drink of the bar.
Go for the cocktails, but stay for the amazing Southern comfort food, too. You won’t want to pass up on their Mac N’ Cheetos, a huge mound of macaroni and cheese covered with flaming hot Cheetos, green onions, and other toppings of your choice.
From ages-old whiskey to wines from Tuscany, Saint & Second has one of the largest selections of drinks in the city. The bar’s creations offer a spectrum of flavors that cocktail connoisseurs in Long Beach should not miss. Try the Autumn Luau #2 for an interesting combination of two kinds of rum, rye, pumpkin puree, cashew syrup, and other flavors. If you want something simpler, their Whiskey and Cola made with Irish whiskey and sparking soda is sure to hit the spot.
Fresh seafood may be the main attraction at Roe Seafood, but you’ll also find cocktails here that are unlike any other in the city. Alternate slurping your fresh oysters with sips of Princess with Fake Credentials, a refreshing combo of Olmeca Reposado, orange juice, turmeric, and a whole lot more. If you’re looking for something unusually tasty, Bembe Sour’sinteresting mix of Union Mezcal, lemon, and egg white is the one for you.
Tantalum’s stylish interior – dark wood furniture, lush plants, and scenic views of the bay – makes for an impressive setting to nurse a drink or down a few. As impressive is the list of cocktails, which is one of the most extensive in Long Beach.
Traditionalists will welcome classic cocktails like the bourbon mixes of Old Fashioned and Manhattan, as well as the liquor-based Pimms Cup. The adventurous will be intrigued by original drinks such as Mr. Miyagi, which mixes sesame oil vodka with the likes of ginger liqueur and wasabi syrup. There’s also Tahitian Moon, a fruity blend of raspberry vodka, x-rated passion fruit liqueur, pomegranate nectar, and fresh pineapple juice.
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