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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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CUISINES
Italian, American, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
445 East 1st, East Village Art District, Long Beach, CA 90802
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1 - 10 of 166 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

The food was excellent and they had 1/2 portion sizes which was terrific. It meant we were able to sample more than just an entrée.

Thank sls45
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was at Utopia, on purpose, during a two day trip to Long Beach. I had found myself wanting to eat there again in the year I had been away. I had yearnings for their Marsala Mushrooms, and had to indulge my cravings. Yep, as...More

Thank lindalindabm
Amir Z, Owner at Utopia, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback. We are glad you like the food& staff. We take our job seriously & this feedback energize us to do it again. Hope to see you soon again.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I was recently in Long Beach on business and was looking for a lovely Italian restaurant for dinner. After looking at reviews for Utopia, I decided to give it a try. I was not disappointed. I had the tomato bisque soup of the day and...More

Thank DianeJohnUtah
Amir Z, Owner at Utopia, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you. Hope to see you on your nex biz. Trip. Pls take care.

Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Great place for date night! I had the Linguini Carciofi (Roasted garlic, artichoke hearts, fresh herbs and sun-dried tomatoes in a garlic cream sauce). It was wonderful. Hubby had the Havana Pork (Grilled pork tenderloin with mushroom Dijon brandy cream sauce, served with mashed potatoes)....More

Thank Cristi T
Amir Z, Owner at Utopia, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We appreciate your feedback. Thank you. Hope to see you soon again. Pls take care.

Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

My son and I are staying in Long Beach, CA before the start of a cruise. Utopia is right across the street from our hotel. The restaurant is in a very old building, and has wonderful ambiance. The menu is varied, and has reasonable prices....More

Thank Susan P
Amir Z, Owner at Utopia, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2017

Dear Susan Thank you for feedback. We are glad you like utopia's food & ambient. We wish you good luck. So Long.

Reviewed 25 August 2017

I was part of a group of eight having a late dinner after a long day on Catalina. It was a quiet Tuesday night for the restaurant so they happily complied with our request for 7 separate checks. :) I only had salad due to...More

Thank Nadene R
Utopia445, Owner at Utopia, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2017

Dear Nadene It was pleasure to have you guys for dinner. Thank you for your feedback and we hope to see you soon again.

Reviewed 15 August 2017

Nice seating area. Service was good however we asked for a medium burger and it came out well-done...maybe more a kitchen issue than a server issue...we did not have the time to send it back. The bread served with the meal was hard and dried...More

Thank Ann C
Utopia445, Manager at Utopia, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Dear Ann Thank you for your feedback.

Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed dining outside at utopia. Their terrasse offers a very relaxed environment. I had the arrabiata penne which was really good. They use japaleños to spice the dish up, which was fine for me because I like it hot, but some may not...More

Thank Yvan P
Utopia445, Owner at Utopia, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Dear Yvan Thank you for your feedback. We glad you like the Penne Arabieta. Hope to see you soon again. Take good care till next time.

Reviewed 25 July 2017

Got a table here and we were impressed by the food and new ideas of dishes. But the servers were far away from the quality the food had.

Thank Dirk M
Utopia445, Owner at Utopia, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2017

Hi Dirk Thank you for your feedback. Sorry that you felt service was not great. Usually if you look our pass review we provide great service. Our servers are trained properly. Again, we thank you for your time & feedback.

Reviewed 22 July 2017

It was only a chance remark from a resident that put us onto this restaurant away from the Pine Street area but still in downtown Long Beach. The unassuming exterior can make Utopia easy to walk past but that, given the quality of the food,...More

Thank Andrew H
Utopia445, Owner at Utopia, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017

Andrew Thank you for your feedback. We appreciate your comment. We take our job seriously to provide excellent service & food to our customers for the last 18 years. Pls checkout our online store at shop.utopiarestaurant.net for our private wine dinner ( under Chef Special)...More

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Richard V
4 October 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
21 June 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
US$10 - US$25
Meals
Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, After-hours
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
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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