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4611 E 2nd St, Long Beach, CA 90803-5308
+1 562-434-4454
12:00 - 21:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Excellent pizza, pasta, lasagna, chicken and veal. Service is great. Good vriety, reasonable. Delicious meatballs and sausage.

Thank Nicholas A
Bellflower, California
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Looking for a casual mom & pop laid back Italian eatery? I revisited one of my favorites last Friday night. I went with a friend who had never been there before.I was a regular for many years & enjoyed sharing with out of towners and friends. Ihaven't been there for many years since I moved to another city. I was... More 

Thank Joni I
Quezon City, Philippines
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78 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

We chanced upon this restaurant while walking along 2nd St. We went inside and I personally found the interior so inviting. To some it might be basic with red checkered tables and dark interior but for me it felt like I was invited to someone's home for a meal. We ordered pizza and the Luis pasta. It was excellent. Service... More 

Thank Joanne R
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

We are locals, and have tasted at all the local restaurants in Belmont Shore. Papaluccis is by far the best Italian restaurant in the South Bay area. I love their Linguini and clams, best priced dinner on the Menu at $14. Love, love, love their Caesar Shrimp Salad. All other dishes are wonderful and full of garlic. You must try... More 

Thank 72duck
Indianapolis, Indiana
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

It's really pretty good Italian food, but I've been there many years ago and remembered it being a better atmosphere. The food could qualify as finer dining, but the atmosphere says pizza with the checkerboard tablecloths. It wasn't too busy in a very busy area, which made me wonder if it was more popular many years ago. The server was... More 

Thank Marisa S
Long Beach, California
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499 reviews
423 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 918 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Bryce was our great server. I had the Pepe Salad and a side of Meatballs. Very tasty. My husband ordered the Meatball Sub and he loves it. This is a go to spot for that Sandwich and the price is right at only $9.99. Try this locals spot!

2 Thank PeggyChism
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016

I was surprised at how affordable this place was, especially in this area. The food was great as well. My kids raved at the pizza and the pasta I had was excellent. The portion sizes are quite large. The service was great and our server was very friendly. My kids wanted to go back again the next night! I'm glad... More 

1 Thank Chris F
Long Beach, California
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 April 2016

Good service and food. My husband had the seafood pasta and he loved it. I had he salad combination and pizza and loved it too. Looking forward to going back and trying more dishes. The prices for food were good but the alcohol was expensive compared to Happy Hours in the same area at the time we ate.Wish they had... More 

1 Thank mbuchicchio
Long Beach, California
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72 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Casual dining with nice selection of italian dishes. The garlic rolls are a great starter and all pasta dishes on the menu are yummy.

1 Thank SeaStars
Long Beach, California
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499 reviews
423 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 918 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2015 via mobile

My husband and I went for a late lunch. Bryce was our excellent server. He allowed us to try the wine before we bought it. We chose a Paso Zin that paired well with the food. We had a Pepe Salad and it was wonderful with pasta and Romaine lettuce. I highly recommend you try it. The Blanco bread is... More 

Thank PeggyChism

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$12
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4611 E 2nd St, Long Beach, CA 90803-5308
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Long Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 562-434-4454

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