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Domenico's Belmont Shore

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5339 E 2nd St, Long Beach, CA 90803-5335
+1 562-439-0261
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Los Angeles, California
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74 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

We went here during the weekend and were delighted to find out they had two types of pepperoni for their pizza. We chose to have it both. The salad choices are adequate for those weirdos in your group who prefer to eat lettuce as opposed to yummy cheesy goodness. The place is busy so try to make a reservation on... More 

Thank SimonieC
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

The best local Italian flavor in the Shore! I especially like their wine selection and always have the tiramisu.

Thank NayDesign
Long Beach, California
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115 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

I've been coming here for over 20 years. Amazing eats. Their fried mozzarella is legendary...I have never found another place that does it that way or as well!

Thank TheChar
Toledo, Ohio
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

A place where locals eat is always a good choice. The mozzarella cheese sticks are HUGE! Try the salad, chicken piccata, lasagna. Save room for the tiramisu.

1 Thank Kay O
Long Beach, California
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016

We have enjoyed coming here as a family for numerous years. It was introduced to us through a co-worker of mine and we fell in love. Some nights we eat light with salad and appetizers, others are heavy pasta nights with some of the best mushroom ravioli I have ever tasted, and others are good old family pizza nights.

1 Thank Katherine H
Long Beach, California
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149 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016

Just overall ~ not impressed. May be Domenico's is too old school for me. We started with the calamari; too much breading, some pieces were cooked, some were not cooked, some were over cooked. The tomato bisque was the best damn tomato bisque I have ever had! Really good, wow. Next up, antipasto salad; great dressing, too much iceberg lettuce.... More 

1 Thank JAR411
Stacy E, Manager at Domenico's Belmont Shore, responded to this review

We are very sorry to hear you were less than satisfied with your experience, our sincere apologies. We would love for you to give Domenico's a second chance. May I send you a gift certificate to return? Please contact me at 562-743-9133 or catering@domenicosrestaurant.com so I can get your info and mail you a gift card Sincerely, Stacy More 

Columbia, Missouri
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817 reviews
506 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 252 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2016

Went here while staying in the area last week. I was excited to try the pizza after reading the positive reviews. I ordered the ground pepperoni which tasted more like bacon bits. My family had ground beef which was a little better but still not as great as I had hoped. Doubt I would go here again.

Thank John S
Fountain Valley, California
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221 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 29, 2016

Domenico's is a family run place, open since 1954. Nice Italian menu. Only one kind of dressing for salads, but their house creamy garlic is killer. House special pizza features cooked ground sausage and cooked ground pepperoni, and is very good, but IMO unbalanced with too much meat for the pie. One of our party recommended the veggie pizza, which... More 

Thank edq88222
Belmont Shore, California
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 18, 2016

I have been going to Domenico's as long as I can remember. It's in the heart of Belmont Shore and a great place to walk to or enjoy dinner and then walk around town. The salad dressing on the house salad (served family style) is delicious! I also don't typically eat "pizza meat", but the ground pepperoni on the pizza... More 

Thank kittykrash562
Dove Canyon, California, United States
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59 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2016

Ok, I'm a Long Beach native and first ate at Domenico's around 1968. The pizza's are insanely good (not cheap) - ground pepperoni vs sliced pepperoni is a radically better flavor. I can't stand sliced pepperoni, but love their ground pepperoni on the pizza's. You have to have their 'house' salad with the creamy garlic dressing. The good news is... More 

1 Thank Stephen N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $25
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5339 E 2nd St, Long Beach, CA 90803-5335
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Long Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 562-439-0261

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