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Schooner or Later

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American, Hamburgers, Delicatessen
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241 N Marina Dr, Long Beach, CA 90803-4604
562-430-3495
Today
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Sat - Sun 6:30 am - 4:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Special occasions

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Visitor rating
  • 58
    Excellent
  • 47
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great breakfast with a very nice view

Very good breakfast with a nice view of the marina. My wife and I were in the area visiting our daughter who said that she had to take us to Schooner of Later for breakfast. She decided that we would go on a Sunday morning but we had to get there early and warned us that there still might be... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
nygf1
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Hyde Park, NY
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Special occasions
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
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124 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Hyde Park, NY
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Very good breakfast with a nice view of the marina. My wife and I were in the area visiting our daughter who said that she had to take us to Schooner of Later for breakfast. She decided that we would go on a Sunday morning but we had to get there early and warned us that there still might be... More 

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Long Beach, California
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241 reviews 241 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
590 helpful votes 590 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 via mobile

I stopped in for an early breakfast during the week and sat at the counter. I had fun watching the cook's prepare the food there. My waitress was darling. Her name is Carrie. She was on top of my order and was very nice. I ordered the Vegie eggs with egg whites and spinach on the side...it was delicious. This... More 

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Long Beach, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We like coming here for lunch. The atmosphere is light, fun and noisy, perfect for a meal outside on a nice day. The menu is big so there is something for everyone.

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Long Beach, California
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

If you are looking for the best place for breakfast, Schooner or Later is the place. The portions are large enough to share. The view is great and service is spot on. Hate to wait? Go sit at the counter. Busy on weekends, so come early.

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Trabuco Canyon, California
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154 reviews 154 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Great food in a casual patio/diner. Plan on a wait or put your name in and go for a walk on the docks. The real tip is don't wait and go inside to sit at the counter. Definitely try The Mess but the other menu items also look great.

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Rochester, Mi
Top Contributor
148 reviews 148 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Ate here for brunch on 1/3/15 and our server was Nessa. We arrived about 10am and waited about 30 minutes for an outdoor table... the good news is they have an outdoor bar so you can get a drink while you're waiting to be seated (what a great idea). They also have indoor seating. It's a fabulous location on the... More 

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Seal Beach, SO CA USA
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82 reviews 82 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This is our local breakfast-lunch default hangout. Right next to the docks of the Alamitos Bay Marina. Seating outdoors (long wait on weekends), and counter seating and tables inside (my preference). This is a very popular place, one which I avoid on weekends due to the long wait. It's a local legendary cafe, one not to miss if you are... More 

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California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Been meaning to stop here for years. Finally had chance. Even with cloudy weather, we sat out on patio. Loved the view and vibe. Had light appetizer and a couple cocktails, Service was great. Can't wait to go back and eat.

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long beach, california
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Good food right next to water. A long Beach favorite. Very crowded at lunch. Recommend a weekday breakfast.

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Chicago, Illinois
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47 reviews 47 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

It was a beautiful day but a bit overcast when we were deciding on lunch. We thought we could sneak in and get a table at Schooner or Later because of the cloudiness. Not so lucky as even though we were early people were waiting to get in. They told us 30 minutes but we were seated within 15. This... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 241 N Marina Dr, Long Beach, CA 90803-4604
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Long Beach
  • Phone Number: 562-430-3495

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
  • Cuisine: American, Hamburgers, Delicatessen

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 4:00 pm

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