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La Strada

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4716 East 2nd Street, Long Beach, CA 90803-5309
562 433 8100
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Takeout
Description: La Strada is a cozy neighborhood family-owned and operated restaurant. We...
La Strada is a cozy neighborhood family-owned and operated restaurant. We serve a variety of Pastas, from Fettuccine au Gratin to Linguini Pescadore, as well as many vegetarian options. Pizza is also on the menu!Service is first-class, yet friendly, truly genuine and caring. Come in and be part of our family!!
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  • 29
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Enjoyable lunch

Found La Strada when a business associate and I were driving through and figured we could find something for lunch on Second Street. We felt fortunate to have such an enjoyable lunch. Service was friendly and efficient. The menu offered plenty of variety. I had butternut ravioli and associate... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 15, 2015
LGB-Local
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Long Beach, CA
Good for:
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
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English first
Long Beach, CA
Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Found La Strada when a business associate and I were driving through and figured we could find something for lunch on Second Street. We felt fortunate to have such an enjoyable lunch. Service was friendly and efficient. The menu offered plenty of variety. I had butternut ravioli and associate had eggplant parmesan, which came with a huge side of spaghetti.... More 

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LisaRamelow, Owner at La Strada, responded to this review

Thank you for your awesome review of my restaurant--La Strada, it is greatly appreciated! The butternut squash ravioli and eggplant parmesan are two of my favorite dishes, I'm glad you enjoyed them as well! We hope to see you again soon. Next time you're in, please ask for me! Thanks again, Lisa Ramelow (owner) https://www.facebook.com/LisaLaStrada More 

Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

I was searching in Belmont Shore for a very late night restaurant (it was 10:30 on a Monday) and although beginning to close up, Kelley invited me in for dinner at La Strada. I have always loved LaStrada--they are EXTREMELY reasonable in their pricing, the atmosphere is great (the red checkered table cloths, etc) and the quality of the Italian... More 

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LisaRamelow, Owner at La Strada, responded to this review

Hi Jeff, Thank you for your taking the time to review my restaurant--La Strada, it is greatly appreciated! I'm so glad we could get you in for a late night bite. We hope to see you again soon. Next time you're in, please ask for me! Thanks again, Lisa Ramelow (owner) https://www.facebook.com/LisaLaStrada More 

Laguna Beach, CA
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

If this restaurant weren't on 2nd Street, it wouldn't stand a chance of surviving for long. Don't get me wrong, though. It's nice enough to visit for a pleasant little meal, but it's not a place you'd seek out for dinner.

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Edmonton, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

Beautiful little restaurant on 2nd Street. Family owned, and it shows. Warm, friendly service in a casual dining space. The food is fresh and perfectly prepared. We shared a caprese salad, which was plenty big enough for two. I then had the linguini pescadore- great variety of fresh seafood and perfectly cooked pasta, while my wife had one of their... More 

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Jenks, Oklahoma
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46 reviews 46 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

In long beach for the next couple days and was looking to try a good local Italian joint. La strada did not disappoint. Ordered the Bianca Alfredo pizza and spaghetti w meat balls. That pizza was perfection. Will def be back!

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Chicago, Illinois
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

When we walked past it seemed diners were relaxed and really enjoying their meals. We were not intending to stop here but are very glad we did. We asked for a table right were the restaurant opens to the sidewalk. It was a beautiful night and a nice breeze. The servers were very attentive and we had our drinks quickly.... More 

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Long Beach, California
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The intimacy of La Strada is equal to the service and food, thank goodness for us locals! Our server (so sorry I am blanking on his name) was extremely attentive and sincere..not just a 'checker backer'. There on Saturday and while the bars around 2nd Street were typically noisy, traffic in La Strada was not overly busy at 6:30PM and... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We always take our visitors to this restaurant. Everything we have tried is great. As I have a shrimp allergy, they are great about substitutions for me. Lisa, the owner, always makes you feel like her personal guest. It can be a little noisy, but worth putting up with. Has out door seating, but limited.

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Roseville, California
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We stopped here for dinner on trip advisor recommendations. Tuesday night they have a nice specials menu. My husband has spaghetti and meatballs $7. Sauce was good but light on the pasta. Daughter had the chicken lasagna $7 and said it was out of this world. I had the meat lasagna and it was quite tasty. $12. Good dinner.

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Tarzana
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This lovely restaurant is only a few blocks from the beach and part of a long street of cafes, coffee shops, boutiques and such and connected to charming residential neighborhoods. Our party of five arrived at opening time (11:30) for a birthday lunch. In addition to the menu, the waitstaff and ambience could not have been better. Our meal choices... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4716 East 2nd Street, Long Beach, CA 90803-5309
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Long Beach
  • Phone Number: 562 433 8100

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian

Description

La Strada is a cozy neighborhood family-owned and operated restaurant. We serve a variety of Pastas, from Fettuccine au Gratin to Linguini Pescadore, as well as many vegetarian options. Pizza is also on the menu!Service is first-class, yet friendly, truly genuine and caring. Come in and be part of our family!!
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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