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L'Opera Ristorante

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101 Pine Ave, Long Beach, CA 90802-4415 (First Street)
+1 562-491-0066
17:00 - 22:30
Closed now
All hours
Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri 11:30 - 22:30
Sat 17:00 - 22:30
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Long Beach, California
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great for intimate lunch or dinner, fair portions and the food is exquisite. Worth trying it at least once. Be prepared for a hefty check

Thank Bertmg
Baltimore, Maryland
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm Asian but love Italian food. I tried L'Opera for lunch. And boy was I right! The best caprese (burrata chese). I could eat that cheese forever. The breads in different types (soft rolls, flat crunchy and crunchy sticks) were a perfect match with the pesto. Then came this massive steak, cooked to a perfect medium with gorgonzola and crunchy... More 

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Thank GoMMZ2206
Santa Monica, California
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110 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

This is an up scale restaurant and bar. It is a little more expensive but what a great selection of wines, food and ambience.

Thank Ian A
Houston, Texas
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202 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

There are restaurants that are OK, good, very good and even excellent. Based on our first time experience for lunch I say this restaurant is exceptional. My wife and I split a salad and had two pasta dishes. The ravioli and the lasagna where " the best". From start to finish perfect.

Thank Joseph B
Long Beach, California
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Normally large group meals are okay to disappointing but we were really impressed by the quality and flavors of our dinner. L'Opera served about 120 on a Sunday night with the restaurant filled to capacity in other rooms. Every aspect of the meal was great- from preparation and flavor to temperature. The staff was never flustered and handled the group... More 

Thank Jodi S
Wellingborough, United Kingdom
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124 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

We were told that this was the finest Italian restaurant in Long Beach but would beg to differ. We went to the L'Opera as a tour group & the salad starter was basically a plate of green leaves ( Mainly the tougher lettuce leaves ) & one very small tomato. The lasagne that I ordered came & completely filled the... More 

Thank Stuart S
Glen Burnie, Maryland, USA
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41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

La Opera has a great atmosphere, with it's corner street location and window views of all sides of the street. The staff is very efficient and professional, especially the hostess Madeline, who always greeted me each time I came in my week's stay in Long Beach with a smile and kindness. I sat at the bar waiting for my dinner... More 

Thank TravelingTeacherPHD
Long Beach, California
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

L'Opera offers excellent food in an outstanding environment. It is great for both lunch and dinner, and the staff is always professional and friendly.

Thank Gary D
Long Beach, California
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

L'Opera is where we go for unique creative delicious dishes and divine desserts! The service is super friendly, but not pushy. This is fine dining, so dress nice and bring your credit card.

Thank Rachel P
Huntington Beach
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Food is delicious, service is exemplary and the ambience is nice. It was an sold bank building with vaulted ceilings, turned into an Italian restaurant.

Thank Joe B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Seafood, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Pine Ave, Long Beach, CA 90802-4415
    (First Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Long Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 562-491-0066

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?