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Utopia

445 East 1st, East Village Art District, Long Beach, CA 90802
+1 562-432-6888
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“pasta” (16 reviews)
“cordero” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, American, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
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LOCATION
445 East 1st, East Village Art District, Long Beach, CA 90802
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11 - 20 of 166 reviews

Reviewed July 10, 2017

Utopia is a local favorite for its excellent food, good service and outdoor dining - but indoors is okay, too. They regularly show paintings of local artists as well as photography exhibits of photographic artists. We ate outside over the weekend and really enjoyed some...More

Thank TrinaSchoon
Utopia445, Owner at Utopia, responded to this reviewResponded July 14, 2017

Dear Trina Thank you for your feedback. Utopia appreciate your potronage. Please be sure to check our web site for upcoming events.

Reviewed June 28, 2017

Three of us went to Long Beach for an evening event and were looking for a new place to have dinner. Pine Street is our regular neighborhood for eating in the area, but we wanted something different. Not a pricey, elegant special meal, and not...More

Thank BBT_13
Utopia445, Owner at Utopia, responded to this reviewResponded June 30, 2017

Dear BBT-13 Well, thank you for coming & dining with us. East Village Art District of Long Beach is dining destination of many local & visitor. Utopia is here at East Village for 18 years & we are glad you find us. Hope to see...More

Reviewed May 27, 2017

Do not arrive late to this food fabulous restaurant as they wait staff pushes you to get through the meal to close. This is very different than my first fabulous experience. The Caesar Salad was terrific. One of the best I've had in a long...More

Thank MicheleC106
Utopia445, Owner at Utopia, responded to this reviewResponded May 28, 2017

Dear Michele Thank you for your review & feedback. I'm So sorry that you felt staff pushing you during your dinner. We stop seating at 9 pm during weekday & we totally committed to our customers to complete their dinner with no pressure. Hope to...More

Reviewed May 1, 2017

This is a fantastic Italian restaurant. Lots of wonderful dishes. The service was fast and efficient. Our whole meal was delicious!

Thank terryasmith
Utopia445, Owner at Utopia, responded to this reviewResponded May 3, 2017

Dear Terry Thank you for your feedback. We are glad that you like Utopia. Take good care & hope to see you soon again.

Reviewed April 12, 2017

Have been there twice in the last year and blown away by the dishes they serve. Everything I have had has been A+. Find time to dine there.

Thank jimleithauser
Utopia445, Owner at Utopia, responded to this reviewResponded April 13, 2017

Dear Jim Thank you for your feedback. We are glad that you like Utopia's food. Hope to see you soon again.

Reviewed April 11, 2017 via mobile

We had a beautiful dinner at Utopia recently. The food was absolutely amazing, perfectly prepared and presented. Our server was very knowledgeable and helpful when we were choosing. We tried a wide range off the menu; seafood, lamb, beef and chicken, and each dish was...More

Thank Patti E
Utopia445, Owner at Utopia, responded to this reviewResponded April 12, 2017

Dear Patti We are so glad that you have an amazing experience at Utopia. After all you were at Utopia, you should have an amazing experience. We appreciate your feedback. Hope to see you soon again. Please be sure to join Utopia's mailing list for...More

Reviewed March 23, 2017

This restaurant offers an eclectic menu. While I have read it is italian, food, and it does have italian, kit also offers other types of food as well. All of it excellent. We had the salmon dish with a Brazilian raspberry sauce, very different, a...More

Thank Neefly
Utopia445, Owner at Utopia, responded to this reviewResponded March 24, 2017

Dear Neefly Thank you for your feedback. We are glad you enjoyed Utopia's food. Hope to see you soon again as we add few new items to our menu. Take good care.

Reviewed February 23, 2017 via mobile

We were on a business trip and 5 of us went to Utopia for dinner. The service was excellent. We had two wait staff- Brad and Whitney who were attentive, informative and cheerful. The food was delicious Try the calamari appetizer-probably the best I've had....More

Thank JolaMK
Utopia445, Owner at Utopia, responded to this reviewResponded February 24, 2017

Thank you for feedback. We are glad your dining experience was utopian. See you next time. Take good care.

Reviewed January 19, 2017

I visited Utopia on my own while in Long Beach. I knew I wanted pasta, and my waiter was awesome in making recommendations. Everything was great.

Thank Luciana_jm
Utopia445, Owner at Utopia, responded to this reviewResponded January 20, 2017

Dear Luciana Thanks a lot for your feedback.

Reviewed December 18, 2016

Utopia is now my go to restaurant for good food, comfort food, relaxing environment and outstanding art work. The food rates 5 stars. There's at least one dish that will make everyone's day and dining experience. The atmosphere is great for a quiet dinner, a...More

Thank gmeredith
Utopia445, Owner at Utopia, responded to this reviewResponded December 21, 2016

Dear Gmeredith Thank you for feedback. Your opinion is very valuable to us. Hope to see you again. Happy Holidays.

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Richard V
October 4, 2017|
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Response from Amir Z | Property representative |
Pls note after 6 pm street Parking is free. You can park at Courtyard Hotel cross the street from utopia for $6. We give a validation ticket at Utopia. Pls let your server you need parking validation. Also, there is parking... More
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Steve F
June 20, 2015|
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Response from Utopia445 | Property representative |
M-F 12-9 pm, Sat. 5-9pm & Sunday closed.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$10 - $25
Meals
Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 445 East 1st, East Village Art District, Long Beach, CA 90802
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Long Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 562-432-6888
  • E-mail
Description
Utopia Good Food & Fine Art is an oasis in downtown's East Village of Long Beach, California. It is a gathering place where busy people can find a casual, comfortable and creative environment. Utopia's good food feeds your body. Its' fine art feeds your soul. Utopia Good Food & Fine Art is fully committed to engage our customers with renewed energy, an enhanced personal standard of service, and a menu that reflects our cultural diversity. Utopia Good Food & Fine Art strives to be a first choice destination for residents and visitors who appreciate value for the price without sacrificing standards of taste, atmosphere and service. The restaurant has enjoyed the overwhelming support of the artist, gay & Lesbian community, as well as deep loyalty from countless neighborhood customers.

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