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Open Sesame

5215 E 2nd St, Long Beach, CA 90803-5316
+1 562-621-1698
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fried potatoes” (34 reviews)
“chicken tawook” (27 reviews)
“hummus” (59 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
5215 E 2nd St, Long Beach, CA 90803-5316
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1 - 10 of 373 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They have so many good recviews that keep bringing me back. I've been there three times now and still not a fan. One side of my family is Lebanese and of course everyone is different and different areas but it wasn't authentic to what I...More

Thank reekster
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Really nice food, though I had better Lebanese food in SoCal. Meet expectation, did not exceed expectation food wise. Service was acceptable and not special, bad or good, as expected. We ordered nice mixed plate. The Falafel Sandwich was not as expected. I sure had...More

Thank A B
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

We try to eat hear as often as we can. The chicken dishes and garlic sauce are always cooked well and are so tasty.

Thank Flint5oh
Reviewed 23 September 2017

My co-workers and I tried the lunch special for take out.....everyone was quite happy with the flavors and quality of the food and service. Sydney helped us as we picked up everything, explaining all the add ins and sides, she was a delight......the fried potatoes...More

Thank Kenneth Q
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Get the potatoes, and the mint tea! Outdoor seating great on a beautiful day...take a walk on 2nd after!

Thank LAWoman_2011
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Another wonderful visit to Open Sesame. Every time we go we have delicious food, exceptional service in a great atmosphere.

Thank dbdrage
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Open sesame is one of the great restrauants in Belmont Shore not to be missed! You can sit inside or outside. The staff is friendly and does not rush you. Great atmosphere and yes the food is delish!

Thank Victor V
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Wow this place is awesome. Great menu, lovely wines and helpful staff. I had chicken skewer with hummus and salad and was so good. Highly recommend

Thank rachelp9
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

We love going to Open Seasame for Lebanese & Mediterranean food. My wife gets the chicken pita and I get everything else often the beef or lamb. Food is always perfectly cooked and seasoned and the atmosphere is great.

Thank Josh K
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We arrived a few minutes past opening time, and were one of the first tables of the day. After being seated, we waited, we waited, and no one even brought us a water. Finally, we left. I'm giving a 2 instead of a 1 due...More

Thank realrere
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AL-Abbas A
7 July 2017|
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Response from CarolAnn1949 | Reviewed this property |
Don't know.
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Marcia S
15 November 2016|
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Response from Maria P | Reviewed this property |
Amazing restauran but hard to find a table though so make sure that they will arrange a reservation. Yes you can buy a gift voucher.
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Roz H
21 March 2016|
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Response from Simon S | Reviewed this property |
Street as the others have shared. 2nd Street is so nice to stroll that it is not a bad thing to have to walk a little. It is also possible that you may find other culinary wonders!!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$26
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5215 E 2nd St, Long Beach, CA 90803-5316
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Long Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 562-621-1698
  • E-mail
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