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The Sky Room
The Sky Room
  • Address:
    40 South Locust Ave
    Long Beach, CA 90802
    Long Beach
  • Cuisine:
    Contemporary French / American
    Price: $31 to $50

The Sky Room Details

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.theskyroom.com
  • Phone: (562) 983-2703
  • Hours of Operation: Dinner
    Monday - Thursday: 5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
    Friday - Saturday: 5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
    Sunday: 4:30 - 8:30 p.m.

    Happy Hour
    Sunday - Friday 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Contemporary French / American, Steakhouse, Seafood
  • Executive Chef: Juan Carlos Olvera
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Dancing, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (bar only), Smoking Area (patio only), View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: The Sky Room hosts private parties, wedding receptions, corporate dinners and receptions, social gatherings, fundraisers and any other special occasion . Choose from an extensive menu to guarantee everyone's satisfaction for any party or event. We offer full service catering, entree selection the night of your event in The Sky Room, 4 diamond chef, fine dining service standards, house centerpieces, house linen, fine china, and the Sky Room management overseeing your reception.
  • Private Party Facilities: Restaurant has 2 large dining rooms. Seating capacity for private functions to 100 in Deja View Room. City Lights Main Room seats to 140. Combined The Sky Room seats up to 240 guests.

    Small Private dining room seats 2 to 18 guests.

    Up Lounge Rooftop bar holds approximately 75 people combined seating and standing room.

    Wine Down Lounge (wine bar holds approximately 75 guests for seats and standing receptions.

    Grand Empire Ballroom (located in the lobby level) seats up to 220. Vaulted ceilings, crystal chandeliers, elegant ballroom.
  • Private Party Contact: catering@theskyroom.com (562) 983-2724
  • Entertainment: Friday: Live Band Saturday: Live Band.

    *music changes monthly, please check website for current details
  • Special Events & Promotions: Weddings, Anniversaries, Social gatherings, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs,
    Corporate functions, VIP receptions, Board of Director's dinners, Fundraisers and any other special event imaginable.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Ocean Blvd. (Inside the Historic Breakers building)
  • Public Transit: Taxis are available. Metro Rail is within a couple blocks from the Skyroom. The bus stop is located at the corner of the Breakers building.
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Pull up to The Skyroom's entrance and the valet will assist you with your auto. Valet is $7.00. Near by self parking is also available.
A word from The Sky Room
Enjoy an unforgettable evening of dining, dancing, and romancing at The Sky Room, one of Southern California's most romantic restaurants, and considered one of the best restaurants in Long Beach. Located in the Historic Breakers building on the 15th floor boasting panoramic ocean and city views. Our 4 Diamond Chef offers seasonal farm to table produce, fresh wild caught and sustainable seafood, all natural certified no hormones grass fed meats. Award wining wine list, sommelier service, wine pairing dinners, mixologist craft cocktail bar, live music on the weekends, a rooftop bar, and a wine bar located on the lobby level. Catering and special events available for large parties. Wedding ceremony and ballroom reception sites, rehearsal dinners, birthdays, anniversaries, quinceaneras, bar/bat mitzvahs and any other celebration.

*Dress Code: Elegant, no shorts, flip flops, hats, or torn jeans. Dress to impress.
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Diner Reviews
  • "Towering over downtown Long Beach and nearby Pike, Aquarium, Queen Mary and yes 4th of July firework spectacular. We love this place. It is on the pricey side but for a special occasion you cant go wrong."
    Dined on 7/4/2014
  • "I took my fiance to the sky room for her birthday. The waiter was pleasant and the food was great. Best of all, the view made for a very special evening"
    Dined on 7/6/2014
  • "We made a reservation and we were still made to wait for 30 minutes. We checked in and was told to wait at the bar for our table. Everybody else waiting had been given tables after 30 minutes except us. We were the only ones left in the bar waiting for our table. Finally, a lady asked for the last name of the person who made the reservation and that's when we were led to our table, they obviously forgot about us."
    Dined on 7/4/2014
  • "Amazing!! We really enjoyed every moment from our champagne to our dessert! Two sommeliers!! Tres bien!"
    Dined on 7/4/2014
  • "A group of five of us dined here on Saturday night when we had the opportunity to be there for the ballroom style dancing to the live music. Our server was energetic and lots of fun, making great recommendations and guiding us through the evening at our own pace. We brought two bottles of our own cellared wine ($25 apiece corkage) to have with dinner. Everyone was delighted with their cocktails, salads, and choices of entrees. One of us had the filet, another had the lamb, two of us had the black cod, and I had the duck. The accompaniments to each entree was thoughtful and enhanced each dish. The band started at 8:00 and the dance floor started to fill with fabulous diversity. This was our first time here, and won't be our last."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "Food was great. Wait staff was very accommodating, and the view was spectacular for the region."
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "The restaurant was very accommodating to my request of helping plan a surprise five year anniversary. They were very welcoming and warm. The food was amazing and the service was superb. I would highly recommend the Sky Room for any special occasion. Thank you for a great night and amazing experience!"
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "Excellent food while enjoying an awesome view of the harbor."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "Well I can start by saying thanks to Pierre he did a great job in accommodating us due to the fact that we arrived a few minutes late... I wanted this day to be pretty special for my hubby ...im going to start with the elevator guy funny and pretty awesome.. Are waitress was the best ever .... Racquel ♥ love ya ..... I recommend this place ...5 stars the lobster Mac ..yummy oooh one more thing there restroom decor love it"
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "I visited Sky Room after about a 5 year hiatus from the place. During this time the surrounding establishments in the area have certainly improved and the variety of choices is far greater than in the past. I'd have to say Sky Room has more than kept up, they have improved the menu and quality, and the service and wait time is better than ever. Highly recommend to visit for some excellent faire, incredible views, and pleasant ambience."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "The Sky room is still the place to go for a romantic, delicious dinner. They are once again honoring request with reservations for seating locations, something that was virtually ignored in the past. I believe a new manager has made the change for the better. The meal was impeccable and the service was outstanding. This is my favorite restaurant."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "Great tasting food. Perfectly prepared cocktails and the service was spot on."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "The view from the Sky Room is great and the ambience is also -- original art deco. The service is always good, not overly intrusive but attentive. The wine list is extensive - and expensive. The food is always nicely prepared -- but also at the top of the price charts -- and the menu is pretty much standard dinner-house fare. But the package is really nice -- a fun special occasion place. If they would trim the prices a bit, we would come here more than a couple of times a year."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "We celebrated a big anniversary there and it was just the right kind of place to do that. From the ride up in the elevator hearing the history of the building to the impeccable service, this was not your typical Saturday night restaurant. I would consider it an expensive restaurant and luckily for us, we had a gift certificate."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "i took my father there to celebrate father's day and we had a wonderful time. my dad was very happy with everything and he did not want to leave. as a matter of fact he is planning on taking my mom there for their 44th anniversary. Thank you so much for this wonderful weekend. Ill be seeing you soon too."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "The building entrance is depressing, but once the elevator attendant greets you and takes you to the top floor restaurant, it's fabulous! The food was outstanding, and our waiter was excellent! We would go back again, if Long Beach was our destination."
    Dined on 6/12/2014
  • "Dined with an old friend, great views, excellent food, excellent service, wished I could of spent more time but will be back"
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "I came here for the 1st time for my 5 year anniversary w/ my bf.The view is absolutely beautiful.The atmosphere was a bit dissappointing b4 the sun goes down.You are surrounded by windows so there really isn't that much you can do.The napkin in the wine glass is a bit outdated to me. But when the sun goes down, thats when the magic happens.The view of the Long Beach city lights is amazing & w/ a candle lit dinner, you can't help but to feel the romance. It was quite busy, which I didn't expect for a Tues. night.We could hear the roar of the crowds & the conversations around us.It made it slightly difficult to focus on the reason I was there & the fact that my bf was proposing! Overall, it was an amazing experience & the food was fantastic!"
    Dined on 6/10/2014
  • "The restaurant was beautiful. Food and cocktails were beautifully presented. The view of the city and ocean was great. There was just renovation going on at the entrance to the restaurant. The construction on the ground floor ruined the ambiance. For a place like this where they try to present an atmosphere of elegance and fine dining, they should have had a better atmosphere at the ground floor entrance."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "We chose this place to celebrate our daughters graduation. Unfortunately the service was very slow. We had been waiting at a table for close to an hour when the server showed up and asked us if we needed a little more time!!! The staff was very friendly yet appeared to lack the training of working in an upscale restaurant. For instance the food arrived at the table for one person at a time, rather than all all once as is customary in better establishments. The food was tasty, but most dishes too rich. Maybe for Long Beach it is a good place to go, I'm a bit jaded as I live and dine out frequently in the Napa Valley, where restaurants really have figured out how it is done. Aside from the service glitches we had a great time."
    Dined on 5/22/2014
  • "The food and service were wonderful and the view perfect for summer dinning."
    Dined on 6/4/2014
  • "By far the best choice! The Filet Mignon was by far the best filet I have ever had. The service was amazing and prompt. By far one of the best dining experiences."
    Dined on 6/4/2014
  • "I was looking for a unique and local restaurant to kick off a business weekend in Long Beach. Had always wanted to try the Sky Room so I booked a party of 8 on a Friday night. The Sky Room delivered everything I was in search of... Great views, great food, great service. I highly recommend it for a romantic or unique memorable dining experience! "
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "Not the Sky Room we remember. The service was fine. Our server, Adam, did a great job. We were seated at a table right near the dance floor and couldn't carry on a conversation except in between songs! We should have requested a different table, so that was our fault. While our party was dressed in suits for the gentlemen and nice dresses for the ladies, guests at other tables were there in shorts and baseball caps! When making the reservation, we were trying to decide between the Sky Room and Sir Winston's. Wish we would have gone to Sir Winston's."
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "Our Saturday night at the Sky Room was a good experience, but not great and really not commensurate with the menu prices. First, the ambiance is excellent even if quite dated, the band was fantastic, and the dance space is just about perfect. The food however (particularly pasta and mushroom appetizers) is not at all worth the price. There are better gourmet establishments just down the street. "
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "The lobster Mac & cheese and the chanterelle/trumpet mushroom appetizers were exceptional and the lamb chops, superb. The photos are vintage and the ambiance is quite romantic. The only downside is that they've turned the upper viewing area into a smoker's/cocktail lounge."
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "We had a 5:30pm reservation. We arrive at 5:15pm and the doors are locked. We are let in at 5:30 and escorted the the restaurant where we wait again to be seated due to the wait staff being in a meeting. I then pay the valet parking with a credit card in the restaurant only and the valet parking people want me to pay again. Wow. "
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "Skyroom is a beautiful restaurant with an amazing view of the city of Long Beach. The food is delicious and if you have some money to spare, it's a must see. "
    Dined on 5/13/2014
  • "Your location is ideal for special occasion dining but not exclusive to that. It was really delightful to have the live music at our Mother's Day celebration evening dinner at the restaurant. We dine out every week and were quite impressed with quality of food."
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "We were there from 6:30 till 8:30. We had wine, appetizer, and one main dish. The waiter and his assistant was very nice and firendly. The scene was very nice. It was very upscale, nice scenic restaurant and yet very comfortable and not intimidating to people who has not been to upscale restaurant."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "Sky Room has a Roaring 20's decor, which lends a great ambience. On some nights the room even boasts diners dressed in flapper costumes straight out of The Great Gatsby. Dinner there is nice, with a little dance floor. And people really dance there! Service is wonderful, and I liked the food. Try the duck and steak, medium rare. Both are fabulous."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "This restaurant is so wonderful for a special dinner, romantic, quiet, outstanding menu, a view to die for. Just be prepared that the wine list is quite pricey, no lower price offerings."
    Dined on 5/8/2014
  • "Every meal is a work of art with the beautiful Long Beach sky ling as a back drop. Very attentive service."
    Dined on 5/7/2014
  • "This is a very nice dining experience for the over 40 crowd. Dancing and dining to big band and contemporary sounds. Great band."
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "The Sky Room is at the top of what was the first Hilton hotel on the west coast. It it a neat art deco style. Superb service. High quality, pretty well prepared food. Great views. Classy."
    Dined on 5/1/2014
  • "This was our second time there and this time we invited our cousins and they loved the food and enjoyed Tino's Band as well. We definitely, would come again. But I think if Tino would change it a little it would be better. To us it seemed like he played all the same songs as the first time we went. I'm thinking for the regulars who attend and dance so beautifully. The service is excellent and the food is delicious!"
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "Every morsel of food was nuanced and a tastebud treat. The service was attentive and unobtrusive. The soft sounds of the guitar allowed pleasant conversation. Add a spectacular sunset, and the package was a perfect birthday treat."
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "Appetizers, Veal chop, Prime rib eye, dessert, and champagne....all amazing. It was a great night all around. Service, food, location were all winners. A special thank you to: JT, our server, who was friendly, attentive, and didn't miss a beat. Jonathan, the owner, whose wine knowledge and hands-on approach to customer service is nothing less than exceptional."
    Dined on 4/19/2014
  • "Everything about this art-deco gem is fantastic - food, fantastic waiters, vintage music and most of all the 360 degree views of Ocean, City, lights, (hey we could even see downtown LA and the Hollywood sign)!! It's expensive - everything is a la carte and a very modest dinner for two with entree, salad, one drink, and coffee will be $200. Plan on more if you want more drinks, appetizers or dessert. But worth it for special occasions and business dinners. Food is outstanding. Best place to eat in Long Beach, and DEFINITELY a vintage, retro experience. Dress up (although not required most people do). There is even an elevator man! "
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "I went here with my girlfriend for a romantic dinner, and it was really fantastic. The appetizers were profound, and the dinner even more so. The music was really fantastic and lightened the mood, though it was a bit loud and made it hard for me to hear my partner. The service was spectacular until the end, where our waitress accidentally charged us for bottled water (we didn't get any) and took a long time to return our check. Besides that, the dinner was fantastic, and a really memorable experience. A slow dance song lined up perfectly when we were done eating, too, which was a great coincidence. Overall a great experience that could have been improved on with better service and slightly less noise. "
    Dined on 4/25/2014