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The DEPOT Restaurant

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Sat, 8/13
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$12 - $54
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American, Seafood, International, Contemporary
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Daily temperature and symptom checks for staff
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Tables disinfected between guests
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All reviews salmon clam chowder steak bucatini prawns rack of lamb yukon gold potatoes mango salad gnocchi mashed potatoes bread razor clams chef michael long beach the rib eye were seated promptly
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is pricey, but offered good food. Our server recommended the Peruvian Scallops and I am so glad we choose these as a starter. Three scallops quickly seared (but not over done) on a plate with a parsley and olive oil puree and a...mango/ginger/pepper puree topped with picked onion. SO good, I could have licked the plate clean (but it's not that type of establishment). I also ordered the porcini salmon (over cooked, unfortunately) and my partner ordered the rib eye (delicious). Definitely the best restaurant we tried on the Long Beach peninsula.More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our meal was fantastic. We traveled along the coast of Washington and in Seattle, but this meal was the best and enjoyed by my whole family. Great wine list also.

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed June 9, 2022

Great place for a more interment dinning experience. Service was good and the food was great. Will go there again

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed June 5, 2022 via mobile

A serendipitous experience for us. We were staying a short walk away and had no idea how wonderful this restaurant would be. Service is first class, there is a full selection of wine and other beverages and the clam chowder appetizer is excellent. We chose...the daily specials - rock fish and boneless prime rib, both of which were, indeed, special. Don’t miss desert either. We’d be regulars if it weren’t such a long drive from New York!More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed January 1, 2022 via mobile

We made reservations and were seated promptly. Just a note, when it is cold outside ask for a table towards the kitchen, as two of us kept our coats on. Salads came quickly. We had the dinner salad with greens, nuts,pears and crumbled bleu cheese....Dressed lightly with oil and vinegar I think. Orders of Shanghai prawns, Killian steak and rack of lamb were all wonderful and cooked perfectly. Birthday dessert on the house was enjoyed immensely by my husband who has been no carbing for a month. Service was excellent. Thank you chef Michael! And Happy New Year.More

Date of visit: December 2021
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nancyg350, Owner at The DEPOT Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 19, 2022

Thank you so much for your great review! We hope you can join us again this year!

Reviewed October 9, 2021

We chose The Depot for our 45th wedding anniversary dinner where we enjoy perfectly prepared and uniquely flavored oysters, mashed potatoes & vegetables. We were served a plate of fresh perfect sourdough bread to enjoy with our wine while we waited for our meals. My...moscato was delicious The service was also exceptional, friendly and attentive. On this very special occasion they treated us to desert on the house! We chose the flourless chocolate cake which was delicious and also surprised us with unique excellent flavor and texture beyond anything we'd ever experienced before. We called to reserve a table on the tented heated deck which was most comfortable even without our jackets. Since we were staying at the WorldMark they gave us each 10% off our entrees. Thanks to The Depot we will remember this enjoyable evening for a long time.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Nancy G, Owner at The DEPOT Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded November 15, 2021

We are so glad we could celebrate with you! We hope you can come back to see us again soon

Reviewed October 7, 2021 via mobile

We came in for our 43 wedding anniversary and had the best meal. Service was attentive but not overly bearing. We had a slight change in menu preparation which was wonderful. Chowder made to order was wonderful. Overall a great time with first class food...and service.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Nancy G, Owner at The DEPOT Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded November 15, 2021

Thank you so much! We are so glad we could celebrate with you! We hope you can return to see us gain soon!

Reviewed September 13, 2021

The intimate atmosphere and attentive service were top drawer. The salmon and ribeye steak were large portions, perfectly cooked and delicious— as were the mashed potatoes and vegetables. All portions were large. The dinner salad was tasty and fresh. and the clam chowder was amazing—with...an abundance of clams- including steamer clams in the shell! Will definitely return.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Nancy G, Owner at The DEPOT Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded November 15, 2021

Thank you so much for taking the time to post such a lovely review on our behalf. We hope you cam return to see us soon!

Reviewed July 19, 2021

We’ve been going to the Longbeach area for the last 20 years and I’m sorry to say we had never been to the Depot until last week. Oh my gosh , this is going to be the reason we go there now . The service...was impeccable and so was the food ! We got the rib eye special and the salmon special. They were great . The salad and dessert were amazing as well ! We’re so glad we went . Can’t wait to go back!More

Date of visit: July 2021
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nancyg350, Owner at The DEPOT Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2021

Thank you so very much! We look forward to your return!

Reviewed June 28, 2021 via mobile

Not inexpensive,$100+ for two w/wine. But excellent! Calamari small plate superior and unusual. Local oyster and clam entrees also excellent. Good, small wine by the glass selection No room for desert!

Date of visit: June 2021
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Nancy G, Owner at The DEPOT Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 19, 2021

Thank you for taking the time to post a review on our behalf, we hope you can return soon!

Reviewed June 28, 2021

Yum! Had a great meal at The Depot - started with the Peruvian Mango Sea Scallops. Wow - the mango sauce and the scallops is an awesome flavor combination. I got the Shanghai Prawns and my husband got Rack of Oregon Lamb. Both came out...perfectly cooked and delicious. The ambiance is relaxed and lovely.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Nancy G, Owner at The DEPOT Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 19, 2021

So very glad you enjoyed our food! Thank you! We hope you can return soon

Reviewed June 28, 2021

Great food and attentive service. The Depot is a must stop any time we are in the area. The halibut was delicious and cooked perfectly. Good wine selection. Everybody in my party was pleased with their meal.

Date of visit: April 2021
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Nancy G, Owner at The DEPOT Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 19, 2021

So very glad you were all happy! Thank you for coming to see us! We hope you can return soon!

Reviewed June 26, 2021

Without a doubt the best meal in Long Beach!! Will be back to Depot every time we are in town!! And the service was as wonderful as the food…

Date of visit: June 2021
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Nancy G, Owner at The DEPOT Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 19, 2021

Thank you for your support! We look forward to your return!

Reviewed June 11, 2021

We went to this great find while on a camping trip. The place is an old historic train depot. The inside is quite charming. The food was excellent and was the service! I had the razor clam pasta. The pasta seemed home made. Can't wait...to get back there. We told all of our friends we were camping with.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Nancy G, Owner at The DEPOT Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 19, 2021

Thank you for joining our marketing team! We hope you can return to see us soon!

Reviewed May 23, 2021

We were fortunate to get a last minute reservation although we had to sit right next to the door. While the food was good, it wasn't the best we had in town. Service was outstanding. I do wish they had a bar though so we...could have a cocktail instead of only beer and wine.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Nancy G, Owner at The DEPOT Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 19, 2021

We are so glad you enjoyed the service of our team! Thank you!

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The DEPOT Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5