We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

At Last Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
204 Orange Ave, Long Beach, CA 90802-3567
+1 562-437-4837
Tue - Sat 11:30 - 20:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

157 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 155: English reviews
Orange County, CA
Level Contributor
286 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We really enjoyed our meal - we ordered fish, mac/cheese, lasagna, corn chowder, french onion soup, calamari. Everything was either good or really good. We had 2 bottles of wine - at $30 per bottle - it made sense for 3 people to share. Wine was good to Malbec. The interior of the restaurant is in need of some serious... More 

Thank cybertraveler
Azusa, California
Level Contributor
76 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Last Cafe is a small neighborhood restaurant with inside and outside dinning. The outside is a nice place between the sidewalk and the curb with a fence and planter alongside the street. The servers were friendly and tried however both servers pet the dogs on the outside dog friendly patio. To my knowledge they did not wash their hands... More 

1 Thank NormKeith
Level Contributor
20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really yummy farm to table food. Not process had a really great service. From exceptional young man going into the Air Force. And I have been three times now and this place deserves your attention. Dog friendly patio. And it's close enough to the water nice breeze . I've always been able to find street parking close by. And plan... More 

Thank Drnasadan
Level Contributor
30 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

I ordered a bunch of meals for take out over the phone and these guys did awesome! I realize it probably isn't something they normally do but everything went great. They are not a franchise cafe and I was appreciative of how accommodating they were.

Thank Andy M
Rancho Palos Verdes, California
Level Contributor
73 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Long time ago, saw this place on Diners, Drive-ins & Dives and said we gotta go. Took several years, in fact had forgotten about it. But then I got a Groupon offer and so we finally made it. There were good , bad & ugly points about the At Last Café. Ugly: parking. Go early afternoon to get parking. We... More 

Thank 22Dsquared
The O.C., California
Level Contributor
303 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This eatery really works as a locals cafe/diner, but is not a destination restaurant. Parking is a huge problem, but that is not their fault. The menu is basic and the food is good and VERY fairly priced. Blackboard items can be interesting. Entrees seem to all be presented the same. Same smashed potatoes, same vegetable medley, different protein on... More 

1 Thank TravelAgentDave
Long Beach, North Carolina
Level Contributor
15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

This is one of the best places to eat in Long Beach California. It's a small place but very quaint. Everything is great on the menu the hardest thing is deciciding on what you want because like I said everything is yummy here the waiters are great and the chiefs are spectacular. Sangria is great and tasty. As well as... More 

Thank debbielfelix
Southern California
Level Contributor
52 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016

These friendly and accomodating folks actually worked out a deal to extend outdoor dining to the public sidewalk. On the street parking in an an apartment rich environment is the only downside. But its well worth the walk and rare to find delicous chef-prepared specialties in a local cafe. Yesterday, two of us had Lasagna and two the hot brie... More 

Thank TraveLee073
Level Contributor
93 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Yum! Yum! Yum! Just go there! Saw it on Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives and finally got to check it out! People are really nice there! Going again in a couple of days with some friends this time! Can't wait!

Thank ItsHoku
Level Contributor
8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Yes, parking is challenging, but from my experience it is well worth it. Sit inside or out the classical american menu is scrumptious, the service is great and please make a reservation

Thank John H

Travellers who viewed At Last Cafe also viewed

Long Beach, CA

Been to At Last Cafe? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 204 Orange Ave, Long Beach, CA 90802-3567
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Long Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 562-437-4837

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from At Last Cafe staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?