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4611 E 2nd St, Long Beach, CA 90803-5308
562-434-4454
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12:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Best Caesar Salad Around!

I don't know how they do it but their Caesar Salad is the best. We are Caesar Salad connoisseurs. No place in Long Beach or out of Long Beach can top Papalucci's. Also, something for everyone -- pasta, pizza, meatball sandwiches, etc. Just added a tri-tip dish. I'll second caligirl991... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2014
MGfromtheLBC
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Long Beach, CA
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Long Beach
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

My family and I have dined at Papalucci for 20 years. The service and quality of food are superb and always consistent. The casual and friendly atmosphere here can be a welcome relief from surrounding trendy restaurants who are newcomers to the Belmont Shore scene. For local residents, Papalucci is a dependable and refreshing option for dining any day of... More 

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Tustin, California
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

The Brussel Sprouts were delish as were the cucumber salad. Service was great and the owner Danny was a delight! They make most of their pastas and sauces from scratch. We aree defineatly going back and brining friends!

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seal beach,ca
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95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

OK, we are Italian snobs. Look at our other reviews and you will see what I mean. Papalucci's has a great location. The service was spot on. The wine was OK and priced reasonable. The food...the salad was good but the pizza was too thick and the crust was undercooked. I guess I just like Roman pizza.

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Cypress, California
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

To be frank--prior to coming to Papalucci's, I was not a fan of Italian food, but after my first visit seven years ago I was hooked!!! My favorite appetizers are their garlic mushrooms, peppers and sausage, and their cheesy garlic bread (it looks like a small pizza). Their pasta sauces for their entrees (both red and white) are well seasoned... More 

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Long Beach, CA
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I don't know how they do it but their Caesar Salad is the best. We are Caesar Salad connoisseurs. No place in Long Beach or out of Long Beach can top Papalucci's. Also, something for everyone -- pasta, pizza, meatball sandwiches, etc. Just added a tri-tip dish. I'll second caligirl991: garlic rolls are a must! But my family loves the... More 

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Long Beach, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

I live in Long Beach and frequent Popalucci's all the time. The staff is pleasant, the food is good and it is an unknown gem in Belmont Shore. You will love it! Cucumbers and garlic rolls are a must!

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Hull, UK
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

Loved everything about this place - the atmosphere, the service , the food and even the owner came across to all the tables and greeted them. I thin the price is a good reflection of what you get so it isn't cheap but it wasn't overpriced either.

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Udon Thani, Thailand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

I went with two friends to Paplucci's the other night, as we had read reviews stating that their pizzas were some of the best in Long Beach. Unfortunately, we didn't have a great experience. We had dinner reservations (it was a Saturday night), but waited around for quite a while for our table. I had a suspicion that they had... More 

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Arcata, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013

Located conveniently in the shopping area of Belmont Shore, Papalucci is a good place to stop for lunch/dinner. Red checkered table cloths, a friendly staff and wonderful pasta all make for a pleasant dining experience.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2011

Not fancy but amazing family food. Best stomboli I have ever had. I go back every time I'm in long beach

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Additional Information about Papalucci

Address: 4611 E 2nd St, Long Beach, CA 90803-5308
Phone Number: 562-434-4454
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Long Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 12 - 12
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4611 E 2nd St, Long Beach, CA 90803-5308
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Long Beach
  • Phone Number: 562-434-4454

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12 - 12
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?