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Alegria Cafe & Tapas Bar

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Latin, Spanish, Pub, Tapas
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115 Pine Ave, Long Beach, CA 90802-4457 (First and Broadway)
(562) 436-3388
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11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 11
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  • 24
    Very good
  • 12
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  • 0
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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Nice ambience

Good service and friendly staff make up for the average food. Can park nearby in the city parking garage. Walk a short block and a half to the restaurant. The filet mignon was good but not as tender as I would have liked. Mashed potato and garlic spinach were good side dishes. Good sized portions.

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
Mary Ann M
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Long Beach, California
via mobile
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Families with children
  • Romantic
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Long Beach, California
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12 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 via mobile

Good service and friendly staff make up for the average food. Can park nearby in the city parking garage. Walk a short block and a half to the restaurant. The filet mignon was good but not as tender as I would have liked. Mashed potato and garlic spinach were good side dishes. Good sized portions.

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Bellflower, California
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4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

he service could definitely have been better. The host failed to seat us (ever!) and we stood at the bar for 20 minutes until the bartender made someone get us stools. That being said, the never-ending mimosas softened the blow, and the brunch items we sampled were delicious.

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Orange, California
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

My reservations for the Flamenco Show was not honored by manager Jose Rodriguez saying that the show was already fully booked. Where I see unprofessionalism and mismanagement is the way they handled my reservations. I called Tuesday around 3pm to make reservations for Saturday Flamenco show. The person said he will make a note for now because the restaurant will... More 

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Long Beach, California
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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The show is fun. The food is unusual, but good. It's a little touristy. The convention crowd sometimes clogs this part of Long Beach. Parking is a pain in the neck. Worth a trip. Get a reservation on the weekend.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

So, it's Monday night and I'm out and about having some drinks at the bar. And out comes the manager Enrique. As I turn back to see what's the rattling all about I see him yelling at Ana which is one of the best servers there. This girls knows all the regulars that come in and knows her stuff.. Damn... More 

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Sterling, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Nice variety of Latin American food, not just Mexican. My son-in-law from Costa Rica said, "This is like my grandmother used to make!"--a high compliment. Fresh California veggies in everything make it even better.

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Long Beach, California
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

went there for the Award Winning Sangria and was enticed by the variety of Latin American style tapas! If you are a fan of pork, must try the Ropa Vieja

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Fleetwood, PA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

Came here and had zarzuela, which was exceptional. Paella was great; cervice was also great. Begged friends to return, and had a horrible two appetizer plate where I had to spit out one mussel;it reeked! (this was a tuna and mussel appetizer over greens) our server's favorite bruschetta left me very unhappy--blah; corn too chewy, tomatoes nothing to write home... More 

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San Diego, California, United States
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60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

Went here on a recommendation of some friends. So happy we did. The Sangria was devine on a hot day. Started out with appetizers of calamari, ceviche, and ropita vieja. All were excellent and plenty for 4 of us eating. My husband had Zarzuela De Mariscos, a fishermans stew that was served in a huge bowl with fresh hot yummy... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

Great place to go for happy hour with half priced tapas and great sangria. However, my favorite dish is the paella. They also have live flamenco dancers on Saturday evenings. If you are there on a Friday evening you may wish to sit on the patio as it's great for people watching,

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Additional Information about Alegria Cafe & Tapas Bar

Address: 115 Pine Ave, Long Beach, CA 90802-4457
Phone Number: (562) 436-3388
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Long Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Average Prices: USD 20 - 35
Cuisine: Latin, Spanish, Pub, Tapas

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 115 Pine Ave, Long Beach, CA 90802-4457
    (First and Broadway)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Long Beach
  • Phone Number: (562) 436-3388

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 35
  • Cuisine: Latin, Spanish, Pub, Tapas

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Bar scene, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?