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4611 E 2nd St, Long Beach, CA 90803-5308
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Long Beach, California
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420 reviews
355 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 806 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bryce was our great server. I had the Pepe Salad and a side of Meatballs. Very tasty. My husband ordered the Meatball Sub and he loves it. This is a go to spot for that Sandwich and the price is right at only $9.99. Try this locals spot!

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2 Thank PeggyChism
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

I was surprised at how affordable this place was, especially in this area. The food was great as well. My kids raved at the pizza and the pasta I had was excellent. The portion sizes are quite large. The service was great and our server was very friendly. My kids wanted to go back again the next night! I'm glad... More 

1 Thank Chris F
Long Beach, California
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

Good service and food. My husband had the seafood pasta and he loved it. I had he salad combination and pizza and loved it too. Looking forward to going back and trying more dishes. The prices for food were good but the alcohol was expensive compared to Happy Hours in the same area at the time we ate.Wish they had... More 

1 Thank mbuchicchio
Long Beach, California
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68 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

Casual dining with nice selection of italian dishes. The garlic rolls are a great starter and all pasta dishes on the menu are yummy.

1 Thank SeaStars
Long Beach, California
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420 reviews
355 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 806 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I went for a late lunch. Bryce was our excellent server. He allowed us to try the wine before we bought it. We chose a Paso Zin that paired well with the food. We had a Pepe Salad and it was wonderful with pasta and Romaine lettuce. I highly recommend you try it. The Blanco bread is... More 

Thank PeggyChism
Phoenix, Arizona
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162 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Went to dinner with 15 business associates. Service was great. We were allowed to seat before all of our party arrived. Ordered beer and wine (no hard alcohol available). Great Central Coast - Paso Robles wines at excellent prices. Next came great bruchetta, anti pasto and garlic bread bites. I had the Henry Special - wonderful fresh shrimp cooked with... More 

Thank nippon703
Long Beach
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 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 

Thank Douglas R
Tustin, California
1 review
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!

Thank Brian C
Seal Beach, California
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228 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 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.

Thank lynndds
Cypress, California
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 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 

1 Thank TophervonKolen

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$12 - $12
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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

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