Situated at the epicenter of both the culinary and artistic worlds of Long Beach’s Arts District, Utopia Restaurant offers world-class ambiance that will tantalize your senses and whet your appetite for treats appetizing and cultural.
The environment is casual and lively, classy and low-key. You can dress up or dress down but you’ll always feel at home in this open-air setting that provides a view out onto busy First Street where you can watch the world pass by night or day while you unwind and enjoy a glass of wine of an unhurried meal in one of the most sophisticated settings the city features.
Always stimulating, the perfect for people-watching, always a memorable visit, this bistro-type restaurant features superb continental cuisine, an unparalleled wine bar, special dinners that pair highlighted wines with food, and live music on Friday nights, not to mention its critically-acclaimed art program that is the envy of the local gallery scene.
Whether you’re feasting on their exquisite paella, on their succulent salmon, or on their wonderful scallops, or whether you just seek a scrumptious desert and coffee or else you want to peruse their latest art exhibition, Utopia Restaurant offers the perfect romantic night out, the perfect setting for a business lunch, or the place to be for an after-theatre snack or beverage.
The It Place of the Long Beach cultural community, the place where the local art world goes to congregate, at any given moment you will find congregated in its spacious and airy rooms poets, artists, businessmen, and politicians discussing projects, deals, and legislation; and it’s been the site for numerous television and movie sets.
Utopia Restaurant in Long Beach is located at 445 First Street, at the corner of Linden Avenue and First Street. For more information call (562) 432-6888.
by James Scarborough