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5100 E Second Street, Long Beach, CA 90803
562-434-7417
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9:30 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Sat - Sun 9:30 am - 2:00 am

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  • 8
    Excellent
  • 7
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Use to have a great fajita deal

Panama joes has been open in Long beach for over 20 years. However the new version is owned by Baja Sharjeez and has been slowly turning into sharkeez. It's panama joes in name only. Oh well, things change Up until last fall they offered a great Monday fajita deal. $6 for chicken fajitas. My wife... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed October 10, 2013
MattA55
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Long Beach, California
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  • Late Night
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Downey, California
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

I took my Daughter on a Dad Daughter Day the whole area is such a wonderful little beach community where everyone would wish they could live. After waling up and down the Drag. we stopped for a bite at Panama Joes. I Had the Braised Beef Torta the beef was so Succulent. and hit all the right places on my... More 

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Long Beach, California
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

The hostess told us there was a 20min wait for lunch. We could see there were at least 5 or 6 open tables but we put our name down and gave her our number. Over 20min later, the tables were still vacant. When I inquired with the hostess again she said people were being called and we'd have to wait... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
Top Contributor
103 reviews 103 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014 via mobile

Loved the look and location of this place. The breakfast was very good. Had a tasty omelet. Recommended.

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In The South
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

While I really wanted to like this place, what with the campieness and being reminiscent of a place in Miami that you might see Michael Westen stop in at. There where several issues. First when I got here with a friend of mine, the "hooters girl" (not that I have a problem with scanitly clad woman but more of to... More 

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Ventura, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

My son and his girlfriend took me to this place for breakfast. They have a bargain breakfast on Sunday with 3 breakfasts to select from. Mine was a hearty breakfast which included a bacon, eggs & potato burrito with macadamia nut pancakes. It's alot of starch but was really yummy. You can select the eggs, bacon and potatoes in a... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Good Spot to party. Good music, good food, good looking people and in one of the best cities (Long Beach)

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Long Beach, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

Great drinks ,service and the pork tacos are to die for. Free chips and salsa which I dont get any more. The more chips the more I drink. Great atmosphere love it.

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Long Beach, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

On New Year's day my wife, mom (72 yrs old) and son (5 yrs old) went to Panama Joe's on 2nd St. for breakfast. I am a local resident and frequent PJ's on a weekly basis. To my disbelief I was told that what I was wearing was not acceptable and the hostess would have to check with the manager... More 

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Long Beach, California
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

Panama joes has been open in Long beach for over 20 years. However the new version is owned by Baja Sharjeez and has been slowly turning into sharkeez. It's panama joes in name only. Oh well, things change Up until last fall they offered a great Monday fajita deal. $6 for chicken fajitas. My wife and I would go religiously... More 

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Pune, Maharashtra, India
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

Went to this place when I was at Long Beach. Certainly, a vibrant place full of energy and great music. The folks here are extremely warm and friendly and you could start to get a second beer for as low as 5 cents, should you manage to get one of the bands given out to select groups. I was there... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5100 E Second Street, Long Beach, CA 90803
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Long Beach
  • Phone Number: 562-434-7417

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 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
9:30 am - 2:00 am

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