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Open Sesame

5215 E 2nd St, Long Beach, CA 90803-5316
+1 562-621-1698
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Ranked #14 of 969 Restaurants in Long Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $7 - $26
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian
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Good for: Outdoor seating, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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  • English first
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English first
Orange, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Very small place on a busy street with limited parking. Had to wait 30 min for the table, but there are plenty of shops around to browse.Food was nice... had falafel. We went there based on the reviews and it did not disappoint us.

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Long Beach, California
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I have been to this restaurant MANY times and have ALWAYS had amazing food. I think it is the best middle eastern food in the area.

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Clemson, South Carolina, United States
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I ate here three times, it was so good. All three times, the service was top notch. The lentil stew (the first time) was super flavorful and the hummus quite good. We also all split some orders of the potatoes. I do not eat a lot of fries or potatoes but these are really outstanding. Despite having a table of... More

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Long Beach, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We have a dinner party at Open Sesame on 2nd street. The food was fabulous, the service was extraordinary. I love this place. I will be back.

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California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Fantastic food, service and atmosphere, try the lemon fried potatoes...and Moroccan ice tea a must!!

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Seattle, Washington
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

On a recent trip to Long Beach we had the best Mediterranean food I think we've ever had. We enjoyed it enough that we went back there 2 more more times during the 8 days that we were there. I wish we had a restaurant like this at home!

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Long Beach, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Wonderful food and good service. Have the chicken tawook and some of their garlic sauce. Be prepared to wait if you go at regular meal times and on a sunny day or weekend.

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Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Popular place to eat on a Sunday night but didn't have to wait to long to be seated. They don't take reservations over the phone. Put our names down and were seated in about 10 minutes. Food came out quickly and everything was very tasty. Beers where $6.00 a bottle. Plates were $15.00 to $30.00. Lots to choose from on... More

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Ferrara
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107 reviews 107 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We were there in a party of three and arrived at 9 p.m. upon phone reservation. Food was ok but they wanted to close the kitchen early and brought us all what we ordered at one time. The waitress was somehow pushing us to finish soon. We rate I give is therefore related to the food but not to the... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Always busy. A great place to eat if you like Mediterranean food. Very reasonably priced. Good value.

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Additional Information about Open Sesame

Address: 5215 E 2nd St, Long Beach, CA 90803-5316
Phone Number: +1 562-621-1698
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Long Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 7 - 26
Cuisine: Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian

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